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The Old Farmhouse

The Old Farmhouse is an 18 century stone cottage
Certificate of Excellence
Very good
35 reviews
The Old Farmhouse is an 18 century stone cottage
The Old Farmhouse
Lawned garden with seating
Lounge with log burner
Modern Kitchen
Fully equipped kitchen
Double Bedroom
Twin Bedroom
Downstairs shower room
Up Stairs Washroom
Play Area/ Climbing Frame
Walks from the cottage
View of surrounding area from back of cottage
Our Free Range Chichens
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Darley Moor, Matlock, Derbyshire, England
Set in the Derbyshire Dales on the edge of the Peak District National Park, Woodside Farm, Nr Matlock, was once a dairy farm but is now run as a smallholding, standing in five acres with free-range chickens and sheep graze in the surrounding fields. The farm and holiday cottage occupy a super rural position with fantastic views over the Derwent Valley and surrounding countryside. We are ideally situated for exploring the Peak District and the areas many attractions, with Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Bakewell and of course Matlock and Matlock Bath close by.

Adjoining our farmhouse, The Old Farmhouse is an 18th century stone cottage with exposed beams and full of character, traditionally furnished with a log burning stove and well equipped , with excellent walks from the doorstep. The cottage sleeps 4-5 people in two bedrooms.We have be...
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About the Owner, Shelley L
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Apr 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 35 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
As a family enterprise, we aim to please and provide a memorable holiday, weather that is simply self-catering accommodation, Bed & Breakfast or a more organised event. Help feed lambs during lambing or collecting eggs from our own chickens.

We usually meet our guests on arrival and assist them with settling into The Old Farmhouse. We look forward to welcoming you to The Peak District and hope you enjoy your time here as much as we enjoy living here and will return again.
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Listing #HL223398
Reviews from our community
Very good - based on 35 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in December 2017

mark G
Brandon, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed November 2, 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Second visit to the old farmhouse and it will not be the last. Forgot to write in the guestbook so posting on here. A perfect week, if anything more relaxing than the previous time. Shame we didn't get to light the woodburner though! Even when not on site, Shelley is helpful and sorts problems promptly. We will be back next...

Crystal River, Florida
1 review
Reviewed October 29, 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Loved the working fireplace and eggs from Shelleys free range chickens . Would have loved to have stayed longer . Great walking from the accomadation .

  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
You are responsible and liable for any breakages or damages that you cause to the accommodation or its contents. Please inform us of any breakages so that we can replace the item...
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
    1 Crib
    2 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 2 nights
Jan 4, 2018 -
Feb 23, 2018
Low Winter Season
2 nights
Feb 24, 2018 -
Mar 25, 2018
Mid Winter/Spring
2 nights
Mar 26, 2018 -
Apr 6, 2018
7 nights --
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Tariff includes electric, bed linen, towels, tea towels plus many extras.
High chair and cot provided at no extra cost.

A deposit of 20% is required to confirm a booking. The balance is due 28 days before your arrival. Payment by bank transfer , on-line banking, cash or cheques named payable to WOODSIDE FARM. Sorry we are unable to accept credit/debit card payments.

Change over day is usually Saturday unless you have booked a short break. Pets are charged at £10 for 1 pet and £15 for 2 pets and £20 for 3 pets per booking
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About the neighborhood
Darley Moor is in a secluded position on the edge of Two Dales in the Derbyshire Dales, not far from the lovely market town of Matlock and Bakewell. With bridle ways going right past the door, there is direct access to the local countryside. A short drive away are the stately homes of Chatsworth and Haddon Hall and famous beauty spots including Dove Dale, Lathkill Dale and Monsal Dale.
Getting around
A car is recommended for your stay at The Old Farmhouse.
Railway station and bus station is located in Matlock 3 1/2 miles. Guests can be met by appointment.
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Matlock: 3.1 mi
Travelling from Bakewell or Matlock take the A6 towards Darley Dale then take the B5057 sign posted for Two Dales. After approx 1 mile at the top of the hill turn left at the sign for Woodside Farm on to Butchers Lane.

Travelling from Chesterfield take the A632 towards Matlock after approx 4 miles turn right onto the B5057 towards Darley Dale, continue for a further 4 miles turn right at the sign for Woodside Farm on to Butchers Lane.

Then onto Back Lane untill reaching Woodside Farm on the right.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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