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The Orchards


Rushley Farm
Nr Ashbourne
4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars Self-catering
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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeCapacityRoom / Unit Tariff*Notes
Self-Catering6from £290.00 to £650.00 per unit per weekIf you wish to start your holiday on a different day to the normal Saturday, we will do our best to accommodate you. Please ask.

*Prices FROM £365 TO £725
We also offer short breaks of 3 nights (priced at approximately 70-75% of weekly price).
If you book a 3 night short break between Monday and Friday, you can have the 4th night absolutely FREE.


  • 4 Visit England Stars Self-catering
4 Visit England Stars Self-catering


  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2020
  • Visit EnglandHearing impaired in need of key services and facilities Hearing impaired in need of key services and facilities 2019
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020



  • Accessibility - hearing 1

Booking & Payment Details

  • Senior citizens reduced rates - 5% Discount for Senior Citizens. Let us know when you book through Visit Peak District.


  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age but bear in mind there are 9 steps outside the cottage.
  • Cots available - Our cot can accommodate a child up to 24 months. Please bring your child's own cot bedding.
  • High chairs available

Cooking Facilities

  • Cooker - Solid hob electric cooker
  • Freezer - The freezer is above the fridge and is half the size of a normal freezer.
  • Microwave cooker
  • Oven

COVID-19 Response

  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Capacity limit - One family unit only of up to 6 persons.
  • Contactless check-in
  • Contactless check-out
  • COVID-19 measures in place - Fully trained and certificated owner and cleaners. All unnecessary items removed from the cottage as per Government guidelines. However, we still have these items, such as games, so if you would like something, please ask.
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place - Please ask when booking.
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed - Fully Covid-19 trained and certificated owner and cleaners.
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating - Please note - the heating is not 'central heating' per se, but is by night storage radiators. However, they are very effective.
  • Real log/coal fires - You are welcome to have a real fire. An initial supply of fuel is supplied F.O.C. Extra logs in the garage - available to purchase.

Laundry Facilities

  • Ironing facilities
  • Washing machine

Leisure Facilities

  • Cycles for hire - Nearby, next to the Tissington Trail.
  • Free WIFI
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby) - Nearby, in Ashbourne.
  • Gym on site - Not onsite but in Ashbourne locally.
  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby) - Ashbourne, nearby.
  • Swimming pool - indoor onsite - Not onsite but a few miles away in Ashbourne.
  • Tennis onsite - Not onsite but a few miles away in Ashbourne.
  • Water sports onsite - Not onsite but a few miles away at Carsington.

Linen & Bedding

  • Linen provided - All linen, including towels, is provided. Linen is changed weekly in the event of a longer booking. During the pandemic you are very welcome to bring your own at a reduced rate.


  • Free Parking
  • Private parking - Parking on the drive and garage for one car.

Property Facilities

  • Dogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Non-smoking property
  • WiFi or internet access - Although we provide free wi-fi, it is VERY SLOW and can be intermittent. However, there are many wi-fi access points locally if you should need faster internet.

Room/Unit Facilities

  • Bath
  • CD player - On request.
  • DVD player - In the television.
  • Ground floor bedroom - PLEASE NOTE - there are 9 STEPS up to the front door. However, once inside, ALL rooms are on one level and spacious.
  • Hairdryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Scenic view - Stunning countryside views from every window.
  • Shower - Overbath shower.
  • Television - Normal size TV, not massive.

Site Features

  • Garden - The cottage is surrounded by lawns for your use.
  • Working farm - Working farm - For Health and Safety reasons, you are NOT ALLOWED on the farm under any circumstances. Please also keep to the Footpaths.

Room/Unit Facilities: Self-Catering

  • Bath
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Scenic view
  • Shower
  • Accessibility - hearing 1


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Limited bus connections from Ashbourne. Stoke and Derby stations both 20 miles away. From Ashbourne take the A515 towards Dovedale and Ilam. SatNav will send you wrong from Ilam, so follow these directions please. Go through Ilam bearing right, go past school on right. After 100 yards turn LEFT on a corner to Throwley and Castern. At the bottom of the lane, over cattle grid and FORK LEFT alongside a river, over cattle grid again and Rushley farm is ahead. Do not follow the road to the right, but go straight on and the drive to The Orchards is on the right.

Special Offers

  • If just the two of you require only one bedroom, there is a full 10% discount - at any time of year including peak season.  Just mention when booking.  Maximum 2 plus baby please.

    Offer link: Accommodation special offers

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