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“Great cottage and location.”
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Review of Overdale Cottage

Lounge with spiral staircase, beamed ceiling and a comfy leather suite
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Lounge with spiral staircase, beamed ceiling and a comfy leather suite
Original gritstone fireplace with wood burning stove and exposed stone wall
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Lounge with spiral staircase, beamed ceiling and a comfy leather suite
Original gritstone fireplace with wood burning stove and exposed stone wall
Bathroom with shower over bath
The roof terrace - sit and relax and take in the fantastic views of Bradford Dale and beyond
Overdale Cottage showing the roof terrace
Looking towards Bankside and Overdale Cottage
The old clapper bridge at the bottom of the footpath, looking towards Middleton Dale
Bradford Dale - at the bottom of the footpath
The swimming area in Bradford Dale
Clapper bridge at the bottom of Bradford Road
The packhorse bridge, Bradford Dale
The Fountain, erected after a campaign by local women who had to haul water up from the river
Lathkill Dale, just a short walk from the cottage
There are numerous walks in and around Lathkill Dale
Lathkill Dale - spectacular scenery
Looking down on Lathkill Dale
Alport - another short walk from the cottage
Alport - vagabonds be warned!
Try a Bakewell Pudding from the original shop
Bridge over the River Wye, Bakewell
Peak Rail - take the steam train from Rowsley to Matlock
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Youlgreave, Bakewell, Peak District National Park, England

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PGideon
1 review
“Great cottage and location.”
Reviewed December 7, 2014 for a stay in December 2014

Clean place, well equipped and comfortable. Easy booking and friendly owners.
Would definately recommend to friends and family.

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terrisind...
1 review
“Heaven!!!”
Reviewed November 24, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

What a beautiful location and a superb little cottage. Everything you could need for a country side break. Right on the door step of the river Bradford. Ourselves and the dogs had an amazing time and would suggest this place to anyone. Be prepared for the hills.

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chrisb69
long eaton
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
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“Lovely cottage”
Reviewed October 27, 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Lovely cottage hidden away with fantastic view of the river. A perfect retreat after a long walk. Very cosy with a log burner. This cottage met all our needs.

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Dunkwon
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“I perfect location”
Reviewed October 21, 2014 for a stay in October 2014

We stayed in Overdale for a long weekend and a lovely time. The cottage is situated in the beautiful village of Youlgraeve. We enjoyed going to the local butchers and grocers to stock up for the weekend. We ate twice in a nearby pub called the farmyard which has a fantastic atmosphere and very impressive food. The cottage itself was lovely and just a minute walk from the river. We went on lots of walks in the nearby area recommended by the owners in a useful welcome pack. We didn't want to leave.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Richard C
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
“Mid week break”
Reviewed October 13, 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Very cosy cottage in a lovely peaceful village, close to a number of attractions and walks. Would advise going to chadsworth hall for the day as we run our of time and only spent an hour there. Only complaint was that the sofa could be a bit more comfy/cosy when your cwtched up watching the wood burner in the evenings.

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Roy F
1 review
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“Overdale is a gem of a cottage in a lovely setting”
Reviewed August 31, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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person found this review helpful

We loved the cottage. It was well-furnished and equipped, and really well-maintained, and the addition of the roof-terrace was an inspiration. Everything about booking the cottage, finding it, and getting the key was made easy (except for the steep approach, of course. - it wouldn't be suitable for anyone infirm).
Silly of us to arrive just after the shops closed for a Bank Holiday, with only a few biscuits and teabags! Though no great problem, as two of the three good pubs in Youlgreave serve meals.

It was wonderful to be within sight and reach of Bradford Dale with its fascinating wildlife.
Youlgreave is blessed with friendly people. No downside at all - I won't mention WEATHER!

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Liked best: the situation
Liked least: the weather!
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Barry F
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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“All round brilliant stay best cottage rental ever!”
Reviewed July 14, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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Very comfy cosy cottage, fantastic location with stunning views from roof terrace, ideal for breakfast and dinner with a glass of wine weather permitting. Probably one of the best, if not the best cottages we have stayed in, everything you needed was there for your use.
The only downside was you have to be fairly mobile as walk to and from cottage was very steep, and spiral staircase also could be an issue if not good on your legs. Would have been nice to see a few DVD's in case weather was bad, in saying that we will definitely be returning for more of the same.
Baz

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Steep Hill from car parking area
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
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