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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Hartington, Peak District National Park, England

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“Excellent cottage”
Reviewed December 8, 2016 for a stay in December 2016

We really enjoyed our stay. We felt immediately at home in the cottage and had everything we needed.

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Traveling group: Extended Family
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Reviewed October 1, 2016 for a stay in September 2016
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Liked best: The situation of the cottage
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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JAK_KMK
Nottinghamshire
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4 reviews
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“Amazing Stay”
Reviewed September 4, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We have been staying in this area for the past ten years but this was the first time actually in Hartington village. We loved it. The cottage is amazing, really atmospheric with old beams and an open fire. We went as a family with our daughters and grandson and it was great that each bedroom had it's own ensuite facilities. The location is superb and all the village shops and pubs just a few steps away. We stayed bank holiday weekend when there were lots of visitors about but inside the cottage it was like a peaceful little haven. Loved it and hope to be booking for next year very soon. Patrick and Frances were there to welcome us on arrival, they are the perfect hosts.

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Reviewed August 29, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

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Liked best: Village centre location
Liked least: Some dated fittings
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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929robin
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Really lovely cottage”
Reviewed August 18, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We were really impressed with Knowl Cottage and Hartington itself is a lovely village. Two very nice local pubs with good food within seconds walk. We were blessed with fabulous sunny weather, more like Spain than Derbyshire ! Great location for places like Chatsworth House, Bakewell etc. Lots of cracking walks nearby. Recommend the cheese from the local cheese shop !!

Traveling group: Teenagers
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Zatzam
Point Lonsdale, Australia
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9 reviews
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“The very best of English cottages!”
Reviewed June 27, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We spent last week in Knowl Cottage and absolutely loved it. Tony and I, a senior couple from Australia, were joined by my sister who is also travelling around the UK. The cottage and village both lived up to, in fact exceeded our expectations. It was so, so comfortable, with everything we could possibly need or want. The garden was lovely, well tended by Carol. Thank you. The general store across the road was fabulous, and the corner shop provided the daily newspaper. Great to keep abreast of what was happening with the British referendum! Enjoyed a meal at The Devonshire Arms, as well as The Lazy Trout in Meerbrook when we were stranded on Gun Hill with a flat tyre! Also visited next door tea rooms on arrival in the village. Lovely! Thank you Patrick & France's for your attention to detail, and offering the best in English cottages.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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pn_davies
Chepstow, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic”
Reviewed February 12, 2016 for a stay in February 2016
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I cannot rate this property highly enough. Its location is in the centre of the lovely village of Hartington. The 3 bedrooms were all reasonably sized and were all en suite with plenty of hot water available. The cozy living room was dominated by the log fire and there was enough seating for the 6 of us. The kitchen was well stocked from the crystal glasses to the lovely china crockery, all high quality and with the cottage spotlessly cleaned I cannot imagine anyone not loving it here. The owners Patrick and Frances certainly want you to enjoy with all the little touches, for example they have a game rooms in the back yard with 50" television for all sports fanatics (which ours were watching the rugby!), there was a welcoming bottle of wine and with cheese from the local cheese shop, had a lovely evening with the log fire. Hartington itself is not fair from many of the attractions, Bakewell (well worth a visit) and Chatsworth. If looking for a break in the Peak District then you won't go far wrong with booking Knowl Cottage and would highly recommend

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Liked best: The whole house as we loved the log fire, and the fact that all bedrooms had ensuite
Liked least: This is nit picking, but a toilet downstairs
Traveling group: Friends
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