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    Rowdale Barns

    A Beautiful Collection of Stunning Barns in the Village of Great Longstone on The Monsal Trail, close to Chatsworth, Ashford in the Water and Bakewell. Sleeps up to 16 guests in 8 stylish bedrooms all with private facilities


    Rowdale Barns is located in the heart of the Peak District National Park, just 2 miles from the market town of Bakewell and Chatsworth Estate on the main road between Hassop and Ashford in the Water. It is approach via a sweeping driveway and is surrounded by fields to the rear and side. You can enjoy a traditional farm setting with a garden supplied with picnic benches and BBQ's (please remember to bring your own charcoal).

    Hop over a stile to the rear of the garden and walk over the field which will lead you directly onto The Monsal Trail. A fabulous off road former converted railway for travel by foot or bicycle to Bakewell or Buxton. You are a short walk down the trail to Hassop Station cycle hire and its fabulous cafe. Alternatively, travel in the other direction through the tunnel and arrive at the famous viaduct with an awesome view. Travel off the beaten track down into Monsal Dale and you have access to the most incredible walks and dramatic landscape the Peak District has to offer right from your door step.​

    Rowdale Barns provides wonderful village accommodation just on the cusp of Great Longstone. You can walk up to the village and enjoy a selection of heart-warming country pubs, a village store and buy fresh milk and eggs at the farm.

    Take a leisurely walk down the trial through fields to the picture postcard village of Ashford in the Water, one of the most scenic and popular villages in the Peak District National Park.

    Rowdale Barns makes a great base for visiting the most amazing of Peak District treats for you to enjoy - the ancient market town of Bakewell, Chatsworth House (a few minutes minutes drive), Haddon Hall (10 minutes drive), historic spa town of Buxton (15 minutes drive) to name just a few.

    Eight stylish bedrooms all with private facilities

    Seven gleaming en suites and a family bathroom

    Sleeping up to 16 guests

    Dog friendly

    The real treat is the former Dairy which creates the most amazing open plan kitchen with dining room for large groups of up to 16 guests

    Rowdale Barns is designed to offer you the flexibility of all being together and yet finding your own space in each independent dwellings should you wish. All types of groups are welcome whether its a family gathering, birthday celebration, Hen/Stag group or a relaxed stay

    Located right on the Monsal Trail - a converted railway track with tunnels, stunning scenery and viaducts perfect for walking and cycling in a traffic free environment

    Situated on the cusp of the charming village of Great Longstone with a selection of country inns and gastro pubs.

    A great base to visit the nearby town of Bakewell, the picturesque village of Ashford in the Water and a short drive to Chatsworth

    Our Facilities

    • Barbecue
    • Children welcome
    • Free WIFI
    • Private parking
    • Garden
    • Accepts groups

    How To Find Us

    Nearby businesses

    Thornbridge Hall credit Frances Milburn Photography 1 1072396375



    Thornbridge Hall

    Thornbridge Hall is a Grade II listed stately home in the heart of the peak district. It is surrounded by 12 acres of quintessentially English gardens

    Open today: 10:00am - 4:00pm

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    Activities at Thornbridge Outdoors

    Outdoor education and environmental activities for groups including training courses.

    Open today: 10:00am - 4:00pm

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    Thornbridge Brewery

    The brewery was originally based in the outbuildings of Thornbridge Hall, surrounded beautiful gardens within the 100-acre estate.

    Open today: 12:00pm - 9:00pm

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    Pub Tours

    A VIP pub crawl through some of the Peak Districts most beautiful villages without the need to call a cab!

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