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Old Hay Barn

Cressbrook near Bakewell, Peak District National Park, Bakewell SK17 8SY, England
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We cannot begin to tell you how wonderful a B&B this is. We spent our 10th Wedding Anniversary weekend in the Peak District, beautiful scenery made equally more exceptional by the warmth of the welcome & attention to detail that Diana & Iain welcome you with....their stunning property sits nestled alongside the Monsal Trail, perfect for reaching all the many... More 

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Iain M, Owner at Old Hay Barn, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Wow! Thank you so much for your wonderful review. As a relatively small B&B (in terms of throughput) we don't get very many reviews, so we are thrilled to receive this one. It was a pleasure to have you here and, if we were allowed to rate guests, you would be a definite 5 star. Diana & Iain More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Old Hay Barn is run by a very friendly couple who made us feel very welcome. We had our breakfast in a private conservatory with beautiful views and the food was amazing quality! The rooms were very comfortable, with our own lounge, bedroom and bathroom. There were plenty of places to walk from the B+B and nearby pubs to... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

We booked in at the Old Hay Barn very last minute after deciding to grab a couple of nights away and couldn't have picked a better B&B. A truly beautiful house with stunning surroundings and views, the garden is a real gem, looking over the river Wye, with all the autumnal reds and oranges of the trees on either side... More 

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Oxford, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

We wanted a b&b in the centre of the Peak District to spend some time with our grown up daughters and we found this lovely place. Excellent non-intrusive hospitality from Diana & Iain, a beautiful barn conversion in a great location, with walks and pubs on the door step. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Me and my family stayed for two nights at the old hay barn. The accommodation was lovely and homely and the location was fantastic for walking and cycling. Iain and Diana provided us with excellent service and were welcoming and friendly. The breakfast that was served was delicious and it was lovely to sit in the conservatory and look out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We stayed at the Old Hay Barn for 2 nights as we were attending a wedding at Cressbrook Hall. Iain & Diana really made us feel welcome and served a fantastic breakfast. A gorgeous b&b within a beautiful setting - Truly a home from home!

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federal, nsw
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Nice accommodation, lovely breakfast in a great setting. Iain and Diana made us most welcome after our traumas with Europcar at Heathrow Airport. Their suggestion re places to visit were very helpful. The Monsal Head Pub at the top of the hill had good food.

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Newhaven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Beautiful barn conversion in a lovely setting, rooms were clean and comfortable (especially the beds). Iain and Diana were friendly helpful hosts and nothing was too much trouble. They made our stay in the Peak District a pleasant experience and if we are in the area again we would certainly stay there again. Would thoroughly recommend this B&B.

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Great location and the accommodation is first class. We had both the rooms for our end of July stay and they were more than adequate. They were spacious and very well presented. Breakfast was excellent. Our hosts Iain and Diana were very helpful with local information and places to visit. There are many walks from your doorstep and the surrounding... More 

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Buckinghamshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were two couples who were cycling in the area and stayed for two nights. The location is one of the best I have ever seen for a B&B with a garden that overlooks the river Wye. It is also situated very close to the Monsal trail making it ideal for cycling or walking directly from the B&B. The rooms... More 

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