AboutEagle Cottage and Swallows Nest are situated in the centre of the pretty little village of Birchover, nestling among trees on one side and open fields with magnificent views on the other. During both summer and winter the village attracts many visitors who have discovered the beauty of the surrounding countryside and the many walks associated with it.
The owners have been letting out Eagle Cottage as self-catering accommodation for over 20 years and during that time have come to recognise the needs of visitors and what they expect from the accommodation and the facilities readily available in the vicinity. Although situated in the centre of the village guests frequently comment on the quietness of the cottage and the home-from-home nature of it. You are approximately 100 yards from the Red Lion Inn and 200 yards from The Druid Inn with both serving excllent food.
The cottage is well equipped and offers visitors the choice of bringing their own bed linen and towels or they can be provided at an additional cost. The wood burning stove in the sitting room provides a cosy addition particularly during the chilly winter days and nights.
Swallows Nest comprises of a living/dining room with vaulted ceiling. log burning stove effect gas fire, central heating throughout and a double bedded room with en-suite luxury walk-in shower room and a small kitchen. Double doors open onto a patio with outdoor table and chairs.
Please note there is no log fire or telephone at Swallows Nest.
There are swimming pools and golf courses in Bakewell and Matlock, horse riding and fishing five miles away and cycles can be hired at Bakewell to ride along the disused railway line and over the viaduct known as the Monsal Trail. Cycles can also be hired at Parsley Hay to ride along the Tissington and High Peak Trails, both disused railway lines. Bakewell stall market and cattle market is held every Monday and the shopping outlet known as Peak Village is in the village of Rowsley nearby.
- Number of Rooms / Units
|Room / Unit Type||Capacity||Room / Unit Tariff*||Notes|
|Eagle Cottage||5||from £295.00 to £410.00 per unit per week||Eagle Cottage sleeps 4 people Low season - any day of the week can be start day.|
|Swallows Nest||2||from £295.00 to £410.00 per unit per week||Week start day can be any day except Saturday. Swallows Nest sleeps 2 people (200 yards away) Visitors can walk across the garden to use the laundry room in the main house.|
*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
- 4 Visit England Stars Self-catering
- Visit England VisitEngland Gold Award 2016
- Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2016
- Single sex groups welcomed
- Dogs/pets NOT accepted
- Telephone (public)
- WiFi or internet access
- Children welcome - Children welcome from any age
- CD player
- DVD player
- Central heating
- Real log/coal fires
- Microwave cooker
- Drying facilities
- Ironing facilities
- Laundry facilities
- Washing machine
Linen & Bedding
- Linen for hire
- Private parking
Room/Unit Facilities: Eagle Cottage
- Scenic view
Room/Unit Facilities: Swallows Nest
Map & Directions
From Matlock in the south follow the A6. Pass through the village of Rowsley and onto a small stretch of road with a cycle lane. At the end of this take the B5056 in the Ashbourne direction. From Bakewell in the north, follow the A6 turn first right onto the B5056. At 0.9 miles take first left still on B5056, take second left after 1.3 miles into Birchover. 100 yards on the left after Red Lion Inn, cottage is behind the bus shelter. The nearest railway station is Matlock and buses run frequently from there.
Self Catering Self Assessment
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This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.