Sleeps 3 + sofa-bed + cot. 4 star quality accommodation.“Warm, comfortable and well equipped”... “A beautiful cottage in a great location”
Just a mile from Carsington Reservoir, this charming cottage makes the perfect base for exploring the Peak District. Ideal for a couple or small group, Godfrey Hole Cottage offers a high standard of accommodation. Traditional features such as the cosy lounge with log burner are combined with modern kitchen, bathroom and free Wi-Fi. There is a terraced rear garden, gravelled ‘boules’ court...and even a visiting peacock!
"The moment I arrived I knew this was a good choice”
Breakfast room: table & chairs, pew, glass roof Kitchen: electric hob & oven, microwave, toaster, fridge with ice box. Lounge: wood-burner, 2 sofas (one a sofa bed), flat screen TV, DVD player and CD player/radio
Bedroom 1: double bed Bedroom 2: single bed Bathroom: bath with shower over, WC, wash basin and heated towel rail
OutsideOff-road parkingOpen front garden with patioTerraced rear garden with table & chairs. Gravelled ‘boules’ area
“A wonderful warm welcome. Perfect little cottage in an ideal location”
The owners, Peter and Alison live just next door at Godfrey Hole House. From here they run 'Zantium Studios' offering an enticing programme of short Craft Courses including Mosaic, Stained Glass and Willow Sculpture. http://www.zantium.co.uk/courses/
Alison & Peter were friendly and helpful - they seem to have thought of everything”
Just one mile from Carsington Water for sailing, windsurfing, fishing & canoeing. Walkers & cyclists are well catered for with an 8 mile track circling the reservoir. High Peak and Tissington Trails nearby (cycle hire available). Dovedale is 10 miles away.
“The cottage was ideal. Beautiful countryside and plenty to do”
The historic market town of Wirksworth is a mile down the hill with its cafes, pubs and antique shops. There are a couple of little restaurants and the wonderful Northern Light Cinema. Known as “the gem of the Peak” it is a quirky, vibrant town with plenty to offer visitors. The narrow alleyways and distinctive architecture make it well worth exploring on foot. Local market every Tuesday and a farmers’ market the first Saturday of the month.“Wirksworth is a delight”The region boasts an impressive industrial past. The nearby village of Cromford forms part of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. Stately homes such as Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Hardwick Hall are all within easy reach.
Other local attractions include the National Stone Centre, Crich Tramway Museum, Caudwell’s Mill Craft Centre and Buxton Opera House. “Plenty of good walking & National Trust properties. Highly recommend this cottage”Food & DrinkLots of choice nearby from country pubs to stylish restaurants.
The Miners Arms - Carsington Village – local pub serving food (1 mile)Le Mistral - Wirksworth – bistro/cafe bar (1 mile)The Red Lion - Hognaston – country pub serving food (4 miles)The Balti - Matlock Bath – restaurant & takeaway (5 miles)Robinson’s Fish & Chips – Cromford (3 miles)
For ChildrenCarsington Water Visitors Centre: playground, walks, bike hire, sailingChatsworth Farmyard and Adventure PlaygroundGulliver’s Kingdom theme park, Matlock BathThe Heights of Abraham cable car ride at Matlock BathNational Trust Museum of Childhood at Sudbury HallAlton Towers (around 45 minutes drive)
"Love it! Love it! Love it! Everything a family could want from a holiday is only a short drive away. We've all had a fantastic time and will definitely be back"
EventsWirksworth Well Dressings – MayWirksworth Arts Festival – September
BookingFull weeks usually run from Friday to Friday but other start dates are often possible.Short breaks are offered throughout year (2 nights minimum).
Deposit: £120 to confirm the reservation
Balance: due a month before your stayPayment is by bank transfer or cheque
Arrival: from 3pm
Departure: by 10am We recommend customers organise their own holiday cancellation insurance. Sorry, no smoking and no pets.
“A truly delightful cottage, lovingly restored in a popular area of Derbyshire”
Nearest pub: 1 mile Shop: 1 mile Garage: 1.5 miles
Local station, Cromford: 4 miles Mainline station: Derby, 14 miles Matlock 5 miles Ashbourne 8 miles Bakewell 12 miles Derby 14 milesFor a detailed map of this business with aerial views please click hereWhen contacting this business please mention you found them on Peak District Online