Riding House Farm Cottages
Recently converted farm cottages with stunning views over the Hope Valley. Superbly equipped, original beams and features. Situated in an historic and popular area, famous for the Blue John Mine and local caverns. Footpaths from the door.
Recently converted holiday cottages with stunning views over the Hope Valley, specifically to treat those who want a fresh air break and footpaths from the door step Superbly equipped, original beams and features. Situated in an historic and popular Castleton famous for the Blue John Mine and local caverns and the Great ridge walk, Ideal for visiting all areas of the Peak District National Park.
Both cottages are furnished and equipped to the same high standard with careful attention to detail to make your stay memorable. Each cottage has full central heating and double glazing, two bathrooms: one upstairs with a bath, basin and WC, and a downstairs shower room with basin and WC. With TV CD, DVD in the cosy sitting rooms and oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer in the kitchen areas, everything is provided for you. There is also an adjacent laundry room with washing machines and tumble dryers for your free use. Outside is your seating to enjoy a barbecue and drink, enjoying the stunning panoramic view across the valley. There's lots of space for off-road parking. Up to two dogs are welcome for a small extra charge
Riding House Farm is a working farm of 140 acres. If you bring your wellies you will be able to see the newborn lambs in Spring, visit the calf house and even feed the hens! There is an abundance of wildlife around especially in our own secluded bluebell wood. From your doorstep you can take the footpath directly to Lose Hill and the Great Ridge walk enjoy spectacular views over the Edale Valley to the famous Kinder Scout. David and Denise Matthews have farmed at Riding House for over 40 years. They are the modern day Shepherd and Milkmaid! If needed, they will be on hand to help you make the most of your stay in the Peak District National Park The Hope Valley is an ideal base for exploring the treasures of the Peak District.
In addition to the wonderful scenery, there are numerous attractions including nearby Castleton caves and castle, Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and the plague village of Eyam. If you have any energy left after walking the hills, the Hope Valley offers climbing, cycling, pony trekking, swimming, angling, gliding and parascending. Or why not just relax!
R A United Kingdom 22 October 2018
“A really friendly welcome in a splendid location”
The cottage is well equipped with everything you could want and more and is in a stunning surrounding. We were given a friendly and generous welcome, and nothing was too much trouble for the owners - we could not have enjoyed our stay more.
S B United Kingdom 26 October 2018
“A lovely cottage”
A lovely cosy and well equipped cottage in a great location with fabulous views and very welcoming hosts.
L D United Kingdom 22 October 2018
Cosy and charming south-facing cottages that we have now visited 3 times. I guarantee that once you have stayed here you will want to return time and again. The scenery is absolutely beautiful. The cottages are equipped with everything that you could possibly need. There is a washing machine and dryer available. Outside there are tables and chairs and a gas barbecue, and another small and very pretty garden with benches. You will receive a warm welcome on arrival. This really is the place to stay in beautiful Castleton.
- Recycling on-site
- Accessible by public transport
- Local produce or homegrown food
- Children welcome
- Cots available
- High chairs available
- Microwave oven
- Central heating
- Laundry facilities
- Washing machine
- Golf available (onsite or nearby)
- Linen provided
- Free Parking
- Private parking
- Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
- Non-smoking property
- SMART TV
- Scenic view
- Working farm
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