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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Very pleasant. The room was excellent! Very spacious and bright, ourbed was made every morning and tea and coffee replenished, which was a very pleasant suprise. Tim was an excellent host. The breakfast was excellent. Will definately be going there again!

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

My husband Andy & i have just had two wonderful nights staying in The Old Lock Up. What a fab place ! So quirky & interesting but very relaxing. Great cooked breakfasts & lovely touches like the cookies in a tin on the tea tray , history of the building in the room, books & lots of memorabilia making it... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

For two Aussies far from home, host Tim provided us with a welcoming and thoroughly enjoyable stay. All the comforts of home are provided with a hot cup of tea on arrival, beautifully turned out room and delicious cooked breakfast, plus many interesting chats with Tim about brilliant local Sheffield musicians such as Joe Cocker. This was a great base... More 

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Lincolnshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Just returned from an enjoyable 2 night stay. Great location for exploring Derbyshire. Very accommodating and comfortable stay. Great breakfast. Tim was really friendly and helpful. Parked across the road in the car park - no problems. Five minutes walk to town centre. Had a celebratory meal at Le Mistral (highly recommended) and good pub food at the Red Lion.... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

My partner treated me to what I was concerned was going to be a night in the cells(!) but in fact turned out to be a delightfully quirky experience. We stayed in the Magistrates' Room which was very comfortable (en-suite a bit small but perfectly adequate for a short stay) and were made very welcome by the owner Tim who... More 

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Lincoln
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

lovely little bed and breakfast. Hospitality was good, home cooked food, great breakfast. central location. if you want to be picky sealant around bath and a bathroom bin to replace but dont let that put you off.Parking can be a little difficult but generally a nice break and central to explore.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

We have just come back from a two night stay which was brought for a present for my birthday .it was a very enjoyable .we were in the solicitors room which was very comfortable and quiet.lots of tea and coffee will a tin of very delicious biscuits.the breakfast was cooked to order.thank you Tim .we will definitely recommend thanks again.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Never been to this area before so was a little unsure what to expect but it exceeded all our expectations. Greeted by Tim with a welcome cup of tea and fruit cake, much needed. We occupied the Magistrates Room which was very warm and welcoming, every need cared for, chocolates and biscuits a lovely touch. Good choice of breakfast which... More 

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Retford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Both my partner and I enjoyed our two night stay at the lock up. We stayed in the room called the Hayloft. The room was lovely, very clean and warm. We had two nights of comfortable sleep. Tim was an excellent host and very friendly. Breakfast was superb with a wide choice of cereals and cooked breakfast options. I had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

I was lucky enough to have been bought a two night stay here for Mothers Day which myself and my husband used at the beginning of April . We met our son in Wirksworth to have a meal in a local restaurant and Tim made us all very welcome on arrival with tea and cake in the lounge . We... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1842 as the magistrate's house and later used as a police station The Old Lockup is now a quirky but luxurious guest house boasting four double bedrooms, all en-suite, and fantastic breakfasts. Set in the Derbyshire Dales on the edge of the Peak District National Park and just four miles from Carsington Water there really is something for everyone. Chatsworth House, the Tissington and High Peak trails and more walking than you can shake a stick at are all on the doorstep. Looking for an unusual place to spend that romantic break? Well maybe you just found it! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Lockup

Address: 46 North End, Wirksworth DE4 4FG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Wirksworth
Price Range: $106 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Lockup 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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