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Ashbourne's famous Shrovetide Football match held every Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England

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Mrs_Pound
UK
Level 5 Contributor
92 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Memorable”
Reviewed October 18, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Immaculately presented cottage, which is over 300 years old. Well located in Ashbourne centre. Very clean and equipped with every convenience. You cannot park outside, but can park close by. A few steps to negotiate for access to cottage. Shower room is downstairs. Sainsbury is close by for easy self catering, no need to drive.

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Management Response
Oct 19, 2015
Hi
Thank you for adding the review for your recent stay, so glad you enjoyed it. See you again very soon!
Kind regards Maria and Ian
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
ChrissieP...
Paris
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed September 17, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

You will not be disappointed when renting this beautiful cottage. All modern conveniences with a great shower room. The bedroom was quirky and the bed and linen were excellent.
Owner Maria was extremely helpful by meeting us with our 3 day parking permit ticket and then showing us to the cottage around the corner from the car park, pointing out a nice walk about 2 miles down the trail to a nice pub, in fact we ate there twice during our stay as dogs are welcome. The cottage is in town and just a stones throw from the local shops, supermarket and a selection of pubs and tea rooms.

Dog friendly rental, by request to the owner.

We will certainly recommend to family and friends.

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Management Response
Sep 18, 2015
Hi
Thanks so much for adding the review, really appreciated. Glad you enjoyed your stay and so pleased you tried ' The Old Dog' pub, it's one of our favourites too!!!
Look forward to seeing you again at Pegges.
Kind regards Maria and Ian.
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Kate F
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Stunning cottage in a great location!”
Reviewed August 28, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

What a beautiful little cottage! weve just come back from three lovely days at this stunning cottage that is immaculate considering it's over 300 years old. Maria was so helpful and even organised a three day parking pass for us before we arrived.
There were some really nice touches that made our stay that little bit more special, like the welcome pack which included wine, chocolates and locally made ginger biscuits. We recently got married and they even put a "just married" sign above the bed for us.
It's location is perfect for everything you need. Literally a two minutes walk and your in the centre of Ashbourne and it's only a 10 minute drive to Dovedale and Carsington water . The walk along the river from Dovedale to Milldale is beautiful and our dog Archie particularly enjoyed it spending most of the time in the river!
The start of the Tissington trail is also only a two minute walk from the cottage and I would recommend using or hiring bikes if you're intending on doing this. Bikes can be hired about 200m into the walk at the bike hut.
All in all I would highly recommend using Pegges cottage, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Thanks again to Maria and Ian.

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Management Response
Sep 18, 2015
Hi
Thank you for adding the review, really appreciated. So pleased you enjoyed your stay at Pegges Almshouse Cottage.
Hope to see you agin very soon!
Kind regards Maria and Ian.
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Hazel M
Oswestry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Absolutely fabulous”
Reviewed August 23, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Warm welcome from Maria. Lovely thoughtful welcome pack. Cottage is absolutely fabulous, loved it quirkiness.
Close to town centre and bus station. Lovely walks around the area, which both myself and my dog enjoyed.
Thoroughly enjoyed my fortnight at this beautiful cottage.

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Liked best: It's quirkiness
Liked least: Entrance to bedroom, (that only because I thought I needed to answer) just found it strange
Traveling group: Solo Traveler
Your age range 50-64
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Management Response
Aug 24, 2015
Hi
Thanks so much for adding the review, really appreciated
Glad you both enjoyed your stay at Pegges and look forward to seeing you again soon.
Kind regards Maria and Ian.
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harvey89
St. Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wow Factor”
Reviewed July 8, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

What a wonderful place to stay. The cottage is the most beautiful one that we have ever stayed in, it has everything you need and more. We were made to feel welcome by Maria as soon as we arrived, and the welcome pack of wine, chocolates and biscuits was very much appreciated. We will definitely come back and stay again.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 24, 2015
Hi
Thank you so much for the writing the review, really appreciated. Glad you enjoyed your stay so much and hope to see you again soon.
Kind regards Maria and Ian.
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aussietra...
Greater Perth, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“wonderful character cottage”
Reviewed May 30, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

excellent cottage, modern convenience in a good location,in the most amazing historical cottage. The personalized attention from the owners was much appreciated, meet and greeting, advice as to what to do and see was great, as were the welcoming goodies.
Highly recommend, especially if you like a bit of history and something a bit different.

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Liked best: location, cleanliness and facilities
Liked least: a bit of traffic noise. Would not be suitable with mobility issues
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
May 31, 2015
Hi
Thank you so much for writing the review, really appreciated. Glad you enjoyed your stay so much and be sure to visit us again when you next come over to England.
Kind regards Maria and Ian.
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malcolm s
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Brilliant place to stay”
Reviewed May 22, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

I would like to say what a great place to stay. Very cosy everything we needed. Well equipped close to town and lots of things to do and see near by. Dove dale is a must as my partner Carol and our poddle (Ronnie) made the climb up one of the peaks What a view from up there

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Liked best: Cosy and warm
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
May 23, 2015
Hi
Thank you for taking the time to add the review, very much appreciated. Really pleased you enjoyed your stay at 'Pegges' and the surrounding areas such as Dove dale - a beautiful part of the world!
Look forward to you staying with us again.
Kind regards Maria and Ian.
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