Thinking about going away this autumn? We’ve got 10 amazingly cosy places to stay in the Peak District, so you can live out your Autumn getaway dreams!

Cottages, barn conversions or glamping with an open-fire, the Peak District has to be the best place for a cosy autumn break!

Here's a handful of some of the most cosy places to stay in the Peak District & Derbyshire:

1-Blakelow Premiere Cottage- self-catering

Combining beautiful converted barns with stunning views, Blakelow has to be one of the most inviting and cosy places to stay in the area. Close to Chatsworth House and the pretty conservation village of Winster, you can enjoy some countryside walks right from your doorstep- and come back to warm yourself by the fire.


2-Beaver’s Croft- self-catering

Located metres away from one of the most dramatic views in the Peak District, Beaver’s Croft has Howden Dam for a neighbour! Howden Dam and the Derwent Reservoirs which surround it are perfect for walking, cycling and photography. This self-catering accommodation has been beautifully furnished and comes with a wonderfully cosy log burner- it can also sleep up to 8!


3-Oaker Farm & Haddy’s Hut-self-catering

Oaker Farm has both barn conversions and a handcrafted Shepherd’s Hut, so caters for those who fancy either glamping or cottage break in the Peak District- all in the most ideal scenic location! Nestled at the foot of Lose Hill, one of the best-loved walks in the area.

So, if you want fantastic walks with views in the day and serious countryside cosiness in the evenings, Oaker Farm or Haddy’s Hut could be the perfect Autumn getaway in the Peak District!


4- Secret Cloud Holidays- glamping

This is cosy glamping on a luxury level- Secret Cloud Holidays offers 5 (award-winning) yurts, each with it’s own wood-fired hot tubs and countryside views across the Staffordshire Moorlands.

Inside the yurts the cosiness continues; wooden beds, beautiful linen and a wood-burning stove all make Secret Cloud Holidays arguably the most luxurious and cosy place for a glamping holiday in the Peak District!


5-Cote Bank -Old House- self-catering

Located in the High Peak village of Chinley, this charming Tudor cottage has a beautiful inglenook fireplace and log-burner, so perfect for warm nights in. You can easily drive to Bakewell and Buxton, so there’s no end of things you could do whilst staying here!


6-Jasmine Cottage- self-catering

If you’re looking for a Peak District retreat in a cottage with bags of character, located in one of Derbyshire’s prettiest villages- this is it! Jasmine Cottage lies in Winster, a charming village which has been so well conserved, a stroll down the high street feels like a trip through time!

This cottage is Grade II listed and built in the 18th century, still with stunning original features and an inglenook fireplace, it's perfect for anyone who loves the idea of staying in a historic place in a picturesque location this Autumn.


7- Tom & Douglas’ Barns- self-catering

These two cottages are tucked away in the beautiful Derbyshire village of Parwich, near Ashbourne. Parwich is an incredibly picturesque village, so much so that you feel as if you’re walking through a film set! A stone’s throw from wonderful countryside and the Tissington Trail, perfect for walking and cycling, so as well as being a beautiful place to stay, you’ll also find all the charms of the Peak District straight from your doorstep.


8-Breach Farm Self Catering Cottages

If you fancy staying in a stone barn cottage with views across Carsington Water, this is the perfect place for your Peak District retreat. It’s also a great choice if you would like a mixture of relaxation in the evenings and fun activities in the day, as there are options to try all sorts of watersports, sailing and cycling close by!


9- Rivendale Caravan & Leisure Park- Glamping

Also located along the Tissington Trail is Rivendale Caravan & Leisure Park. Although you can camp, there are some amazing glamping options too. Rivendale offers wonderful canvas and timber yurts, all of which get toasty and warm with their log-burning stoves!


10- Croft House Barn- self-catering

Croft House Barn comes with all of the rustic charm you could want from a cosy cottage in the Peak District- this 18th century cottage has wonderful exposed beams, beautiful surrounding countryside and a wood-burning stove- perfect!


Wherever you stay for your Autumn break in the Peak District or Derbyshire, there are loads of fantastic things to do and places to visit. Click here for a list of the 10 best walks in the Peak District to get you started!

As well as enjoying the Peak District National Park in the day, Autumn in the perfect time to explore at night. The Dark Skies project highlights amazing parts of the country where the night sky can be seen at it’s best!

The Peak District has three official Dark Skies sites, which are: Surprise View, near Hathersage and Parsley Hay, near Hartington and Minninglow. These are spots with no light-pollution and therefore are perfect for making the stars seem are bright as possible. Pretty romantic, right?

Well, to make your star-lit Autumn break in the Peak District even more romantic, here’s our official ‘Under the Stars’ Spotify playlist that you can download and play on the go.


If you’d like to see more of the amazing properties you can book through our website, check out more self-catering, hotels or glamping, here.


Don’t forget, whenever you are sharing your Peak District photos on Twitter or Instagram, use #UniqueDistrict and you could win amazing prizes- we share the best entries across our social media too!

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