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5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Biggin Lane | Biggen by Hartington, Buxton SK17 0DT, England
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The Smithy
Ranked #14 of 39 Buxton B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I enjoyed a lovely weekend at Lynn and Gary's B&B. The room we stayed in, Bellows, was spacious yet cozy, comfortable and beautifully decorated. Lynn and Gary were perfect hosts; they helpfully gave us some great advice on good local walking spots to explore the beautiful scenery. The breakfast was fantastic - couldn't have asked for more.... More 

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, quite possibly the best little B&B we've stayed at. Beautiful location and the bedrooms are so well decorated and quirky. The owners clearly love their job and make you feel so welcome when you arrive even going as far as making a reservation for us at a local pub for dinner. Breakfast in the old forge is fantastic with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We had a lovely few days at The Smithy, beautiful room, really comfy bed, breakfast wonderful in such a beautiful room. Lynn and Gary were brilliant, lots of helpful tips on the local area, would definitely go back. Ideally placed to visit lots of beautiful places in the Peaks.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My wife and I stayed at The Smithy for our anniversary a few weeks ago and we were extremely impressed. The location is very scenic and quiet (a little difficult to spot from the road) but within walking distance of a nice pub, restaurant (Lynn even made reservations for us) and the Tissington Trail where we went for a wander.... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stayed in the Swage, a lovely room with a very comfortable bed. The room had everything you could possibly need, including local information, walks, places to eat. Plenty of tea and coffee and biscuits. A lovely touch, bottled water is available in a fridge just outside the rooms. There is a lovely lounge with WiFi and breakfast is served... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The room was beautifully decorated and it had everything I could have wanted including lots of tourist information. The bed was very comfortable, I slept very well and there was lots of hot water. The breakfast every morning was delicious and Gary and Lynn were very welcoming and had good advice on touring in the Peak District.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here last weekend and we were very impressed. Lovely people who were running the show. Perfect breakfast. We walked the Tissington Trail and ventured into Buxton. Ate out at the Carriages Italian restaurant at Newhaven - good food and wonderful service. Also ate at the Waterloo Inn but didn't feel the same level of welcome... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely stunning buildings in stunning surroundings. There are only 4 rooms in the barn itself. We stayed in "Bellows" on the first floor and it felt like a home away from home, with lovely little touches dotted all around it which gave the place real character. Communal facilities such as the breakfast room (a sight to behold in itself, being... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

This is such an amazing place to relax. Lynn and Gary are very friendly and helpful, and made us very welcome. There are so many little touches... sweets, variety of teas, local biscuits, maps and guide books, games, reading books, toiletries, breakfast fit for a king, wine/beer for sale, gorgeous rooms, lovely location.... shall I go on!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

The initial welcome was so wonderfully warm, friendly and helpful that one immediately felt 'at home with friends'. The room was very well furnished and the facilities superb. The breakfast was absolutely perfect both in the wide choice and in the composition and quality of the cooked food.

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Address: Biggin Lane | Biggen by Hartington, Buxton SK17 0DT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Buxton
Hotel Class:5 star — The Smithy 5*
Number of rooms: 4

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