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The Old Granary


Beech Farm
Wheatcroft Lane
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For the perfect escape, why not visit our award-winning holiday cottage on the edge of the Peak District National Park.

You can take advantage of our luxury Five Star Gold Award self catering holiday cottage in Derbyshire as part of a short break with mid week and weekends available, we're here for you all year round. One well behaved dog welcome, by prior arrangement, charged at £25 per stay.

Appealing conversion of Grade II listed former grain store, combining 18th Century character and charm with 21st Century style and comfort. This luxury stone barn conversion has been renovated to provide the ultimate self catering get away from it all break in the Derbyshire Dales. Set in 5 acres of private landscaped gardens, pastureland and outstanding views, you will not want to leave.  The cottage has the added extra of its own private Hot Tub on the patio overlooking the open countryside. Our lovingly built Shepherds Hut is also available to rent to accommodate 8 in total (featured on the front cover of Period Living Magazine), please see website for information.

The barn is set in an idyllic, private location in the rural hamlet of Wheatcroft, being just 4 miles from Matlock. The building has been restored to incredibly high standards and offers spacious accommodation in which you can relax and unwind in a wonderful setting. Oak beamed ceilings and beautifully appointed to an extremely high standard with quality furnishings and close attention to detail. The area is excellent for walking, with the barn being an ideal place to explore the Peak District National Park. Alternatively there is plenty of sightseeing shopping in nearby market towns of Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton, Derby and Nottingham.

Perfectly located in the Peak District Derbyshire, our luxury self catering barn is within easy reach of tourism favourites such as Chatsworth House, which also hosts the RHS Chatsworth show each June. Haddon Hall, Tissington, Kedleston Hall, Eyam Hall, Sudbury to name just a few. 

Other activities close by include pony trekking, cycling, golfing, climbing, caving, quad biking, paint ball activities, archery, Alton Towers, Gullivers Kingdom, Crich Tramway. 

Derbyshire really has it all, whether you want to explore the area or just pamper yourselves by taking a dip in our hydrotherapy spa hot tub, look no further than The Old Granary for your chance to indulge in pure luxury. For more information, don't hesitate to contact us today on 01629 530941.


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Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeCapacityRoom / Unit Tariff*Notes
Shepherd's Hut2The hut is situated in its own peaceful wild flower meadow just a stones throw away from the cottage with wonderful views over rolling countryside. (Please note) The Shepherd's Hut can only be booked in conjunction with The Old Granary.
The Old Granary6£119.00 per unit per nightBeech Farm and its barns date back to the 16th Century and are Grade-II listed. The Old Granary is a luxury self-catering barn conversion which has been lovingly restored and sleeps six. The barn is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty overlooking far reaching views of the Derbyshire Dales which may be enjoyed from the private Hot Tub.

*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 EnglandVisit England - Gold Award Visit England - Gold Award 2019



  • Barbecue


  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age: Selection of games available
  • Cots available
  • High chairs available

Cooking Facilities

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave cooker

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating
  • Real log/coal fires

Laundry Facilities

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

Leisure Facilities

  • Fishing
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)

Linen & Bedding

  • Linen provided


  • Private parking - Maps in the cottage

Property Facilities

  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement

Room/Unit Facilities

  • CD player
  • DVD player - Plus a DVD Library
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Radio
  • Television - Surround Sound System

Site Features

  • Building of historical interest
  • Garden

Room/Unit Facilities: The Old Granary

  • Bath
  • Hot Tub
  • King-sized bed
  • Scenic view
  • Shower



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    Recent Reviews:

    • RSRIB
      A fabulous place to stay with lovely views and the added bonus of a hot tub.
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 2nd November 2020
      We had a lovely family week staying at The Old Granary. Amanda and Martin were very welcoming. The house was very well equipped, warm, cosy and comfortable. The welcome pack was much appreciated too... Read full review
    • Sightseer416089
      A post ‘lockdown’ family treat.
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 1st June 2021
      We were met with a warm welcome and a table of generous, thoughtful goodies. A setting with wonderful views and all the comforts and attention to detail that we could have hoped for. Lovely walks... Read full review
    • Cruiser25822165778
      A Wonderful Country Cottage Stay
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 6th June 2021
      We have nothing but praise for The Old Granary - from the warm welcome from Amanda and Martin (including a lovely cake, bubbly , chocolates, freshly baked local bread and some handy hints on some... Read full review

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