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“beautiful and cosy birthday treat!”
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Bedroom with king-size bed and vaulted ceiling
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The Old Farrowings Wood-burning stove to make the cottage really cosy.
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Bedroom with king-size bed and vaulted ceiling
The Old Farrowings
Wood-burning stove to make the cottage really cosy.
Kitchen with everything you need for your stay.
Sitting room looking into the open-plan kitchen.
Dining area
Kitchen with granite worktops.
Sitting Room with wood-burning stove
Sitting Room with rugs and flagstone floor.
Bedroom with king-size bed, antique sofa and plenty of storage space.
Antique pine cupboard with plenty of shelves for clothes!
Tennis court
View towards village
Patio area
Monastic barn
Outside The Old Farrowings cottage.
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Biggin-by-Hartington, Peak District National Park, England

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Rwigg
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“beautiful and cosy birthday treat!”
Reviewed January 13, 2015 for a stay in December 2014
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The cottage is small yet full of character, perfect for a cosy and comfortable stay for two people. The log fire was definitely the highlight of the cold december weekend stay, as was the huge bedroom with a gorgeous 4 poster bed. The surroundings are stunning, and perfect for countryside walks. Buxton and Bakewell are a short drive away as is Chatsworth House. I stayed here with my partner for a peaceful birthday weekend away from the hustle and bustle of city life and it couldn't have been a more perfect stay. I would definitely recommend this cottage to anyone wanting a short break away in the peak district!

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jan 24, 2015
Belated Happy Birthday! Glad you had a nice few days staying at the cottage and managed to get to Chatsworth House. The Farm Shop at Chatsworth is one of my favourite places up in Derbyshire. Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review. Jane
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Worksop, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 1, 2015 for a stay in November 2014

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Liked best: Really well equiped, clean and cosy.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
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Management Response
Jan 3, 2015
It's lovely when guests return to the cottage and I am glad you enjoyed it again. You will have to come back again as I have done lots of work on the bathroom so now it looks very smart! Thanks for taking the time to write a review and look forward to seeing you again in the future!
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tracie b
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Peacefull, beautiful and vey relaxing!”
Reviewed December 30, 2014 for a stay in December 2014

Arrived on christmas evening for a relaxing break .
Even though it was dark outside you can tell the quality of the surroundings.
The cottage is warm and inviting. So clean. The log burner is beautiful.
Kitchen spotless with everything you need all you need to take is food.
Then you move on to the bedroom.....its huge with a massive wardrobe,four poster bed with the softest duvet and its such a warm room. Then onto the bathroom, bath & separate shower plenty of warm water and big fluffy towels.

We had a the pleasure of snow and lots of it for our stay so the views were even more breathtaking.

The photos really don't do it justice..its so beautiful.

We didn't want to leave.

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Liked best: All of it!
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
Jan 3, 2015
Am so glad you enjoyed your visit to The Old Farrowings and it was nice you were able to stay an extra night. No point in trying to go anywhere in Derbyshire when the snow comes down! Thanks for writing such a nice review and hope to see you both again in the future.
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amandaeva...
west midlands
1 review
“Lovely midweek break”
Reviewed November 30, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at The Old Farrowings. The wood burning stove made the room nice and cosy with views over Biggin Dale. We arrived late so the home made biscuits were a surprise treat. I would recommend this if you need a quiet break, there are lots of pretty walks including the Tissington trail.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Dec 4, 2014
I am glad you had a nice couple of days at Biggin Grange. You will have to come for longer next time! But glad you discovered the Tissington Trail which is so near and a lovely place to walk.
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 21, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

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Liked best: The bedroom
Liked least: Leaving
Traveling group: Solo
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
Nov 25, 2014
I'm so pleased you enjoyed staying in The Old Farrowings. I am just about to put a new bathroom in so hopefully if you return you will notice a few improvements. The local pub seems to be getting lots of good feedback from our guests and it is handy being able to walk over to it. Thanks very much for taking the time to review the cottage. Jane
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Reviewed November 3, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

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Management Response
Nov 6, 2014
Thanks very much for the lovely review. Am so pleased you had a nice couple of days and you managed to relax from your life in London! So pleased you liked the cottage and I have just put a new larger TV ready for those autumn evenings when you just want to watch a film and curl up in front of the wood-burner. Come back and see us again when you need a Derbyshire fix! Jane
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Samantha...
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful Peak District Cottage”
Reviewed October 29, 2014 for a stay in October 2014

We arrived to a friendly greeting from Jane and home-made ginger biscuits! The cottage was absolutely lovely with an enormous bedroom and bathroom, well stocked kitchen, a cosy wood burning stove and the most amazing view from the door. The village of Biggin is small but has a good pub in The Waterloo and great walks through Biggin Dale - and if you need anything there's another small village nearby in Hartington with an excellent village store, a couple of pubs and a cheese shop. Jane provides tonnes of local information in her welcome pack, which was very useful. All in all it was a lovely weekend away in a beautiful setting, would definitely recommend Biggin Grange and in particular The Old Farrowings.

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Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
  • Was the property as advertised?
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Nov 5, 2014
So pleased you had a good time in Derbyshire and thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are lucky having a pub in the village and also Hartington seems to get better and better which means you don't need to go far! Hope to see you again in the future. Jane
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