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EOH c1668 excellent self catering for 6-14 Enjoy!

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Room / Unit TypeCapacityRoom / Unit Tariff*Notes
Elton Old Hall14On RequestRecently renovated Grade II listed c1668 Derbyshire Hall Welcome to Excellence award Dining table, sitting room and the garden seat everyone together Georgian style conservatory 6 bedrooms, 6 bath/cloakrooms (3 bathrooms, 1 shower room, 2 cloakrooms) Log burning stove, SKY Sports, blu-ray, DAB, blu-tooth music system FIBRE Wi-Fi South facing walled garden, children's play area with trampoline & play house. Small village of year with historic pub, village green and play area 20 walks from doorstep to Bakewell, Lathkill Dale. Near Chatsworth, Buxton, Matlock. Catering, beauticians, fishing, clay shooting, cycling, orienteering, ballooning, caving, sailing, walking and guides by prior arrangement Unfortunately pets aren't permitted Families with children & babies warmly welcome!
Portland House24On RequestRecently renovated Portland House c1870 in Matlock Bath near Chatsworth features: - 12 double/twin bedrooms & 12 bath/cloakrooms - well equipped kitchen & utility room - delightful dining room - impressive sitting room - games bar room - walled garden, barbecues on terrace Your perfect 5* party house for celebrations and holidays together! Britain's Finest 10 Escapes to Downton Abbey Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

*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.


  • 5 Visit England Stars Self-catering
5 Visit England Stars Self-catering


  • Visit EnglandVisitEngland Gold Award VisitEngland Gold Award 2016
  • Derbyshire AwardsPeak District Environmental Quality Mark Peak District Environmental Quality Mark 2016
  • Welcome to ExcellenceWelcome To Excellence Welcome To Excellence 2016
  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2016


Site Features

  • Building of historical interest
  • Garden
  • Public house/Inn

Booking & Payment Details

  • American Express accepted
  • Christmas special programme
  • Euros accepted
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted

Target Markets

  • Single sex groups welcomed

Leisure Facilities

  • Cycles for hire
  • Fishing
  • Games room onsite
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Health/beauty facilities onsite
  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)
  • Pony trekking/horse-riding
  • Shooting

Property Facilities

  • Cleaning service
  • Dogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Telephone (public)
  • WiFi or internet access


  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age
  • Children's indoor play area
  • Children's outdoor play area
  • Cots available
  • High chairs available


  • Barbecue
  • Foodshop/mobile foodshop

Room/Unit Facilities

  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Hairdryer
  • Radio
  • Satellite TV
  • Television

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating
  • Real log/coal fires

Cooking Facilities

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave cooker

Laundry Facilities

  • Drying facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Washing machine

Linen & Bedding

  • Linen provided


  • On street/public parking
  • Private parking


  • Disabled facilities

Room/Unit Facilities: Elton Old Hall

  • Bath
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • King-sized bed
  • Scenic view
  • Shower
  • Elderly and less mobile

Room/Unit Facilities: Portland House

  • Bath
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • King-sized bed
  • Scenic view
  • Shower
  • Assisted wheelchair users
  • Elderly and less mobile
  • Independent wheelchair users
  • Part-time wheelchair users



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Andrew P
      Leicestershire, United Kingdom
      Absolutely perfect
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 9th February 2017
      Recently celebrated my Father's 60th birthday at Elton Old Hall and it was absolutely perfect. There were 6 adult couples and 3 children and we comfortably fit into the house. The village is great... Read full review
    • Janet T
      Badby, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Great 60th Birthday house!
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 31st October 2016
      Everything we needed - great house for larger group dinner party Helpful owners Very clean and well presented on arrival Read full review
    • RMT0
      Trip Type:
      Fabulous Accommodation
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 31st October 2016
      A rental property extremely well furnished and equipped for our family get together. From booking to leaving, the whole process was efficient. Large dining table in the kitchen enabled us to chat... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    In recent Small Village of Year,
    near Chatsworth House, Peak District Derbyshire.

    BY CAR
    M1 J28 Matlock or M1 J29 Chesterfield.
    Then 25 mins to Elton Old Hall via A30 or A6 to Matlock, A6 to Bakewell, B5057 to Elton.

    London to Chesterfield is under 2 hours, Cardiff and Newcastle are only 3 hours away.

    Manchester, Nottingham and Sheffield are under 1 hour away.

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