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Swainsley Farm: 3 award winning cottages

Swainsley Farm nestling in the Manifold Valley.
1 of 19Swainsley Farm nestling in the Manifold Valley.
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6 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Hartington, Peak District National Park, England
SWAINSLEY FARM is a wonderful, peaceful hideaway - relax and unwind in one of the most stunning locations inside the Peak District National Park!

Three cottages (adjacent to each other) set on high ground overlooking the beautiful River Manifold. The Manifold flows through spectacular crags and wooded valleys before joining Dovedale a few miles down stream. Great walking straight from the door!

COACH HOUSE (3 bedrooms, sleeps 6/7), HAYBARN (2 bedrooms, sleeps 4/5) & OLD BYRE (1 bedroom, sleeps 2).

PRICES: prices are for ALL THREE cottages. If you are interested in one or two cottages only, please contact us. Our change-over days are Fridays and Mondays and a 3 night weekend (Friday to Monday) is the same price as a 4 night mid-week break (Monday to Friday) - this website only allows us to show one change-over day (Friday) - if y...
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Listing #HL4496157
About the Owner
Liz & Chris S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2014
Interaction with guests
The cottages have beamed ceilings and many original features but they are very much 21st century exuding luxury, comfort and warmth (including premium quality bed linen, comfy beds with mattress toppers, robes and sumptuous towels). We will greet you personally with a welcome tray, pot of tea, locally made scones and preserves. Our aim is to provide you with a lovely, relaxing, self indulgent treat in a fantastic location with incredible views and wonderful walking straight from the door! We want you to have a great holiday and go home refreshed and ready to meet the world again!
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a 3 night stay at the Old Byre. Cottage is absolutely beautiful and charming. Has everything you could need . The views are amazing and walks on your doorsteps. We took out a couple of bikes that are on site which were great fun....More

Thank Dream669893
Elizabeth S, VR Owner at Swainsley Farm: 3 award winning cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a lovely review - thank you! So glad you enjoyed yourselves, Best wishes, Chris & Liz.

Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Our family of 6 - 2 adults & 4 children (aged 12 down to 4) stayed in the Coach House for a week in August. It was our 1st time to the Peak District and it certainly didn't disappoint. On arrival we were made most...More

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Elizabeth S, VR Owner at Swainsley Farm: 3 award winning cottages, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thank you for the lovely review - so pleased you enjoyed yourselves!

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Reviewed August 12, 2018

As we did last year we spent a fabulous week at the Old Byre. Very comfortable, relaxing with fantastic views from the cottage. We couldn't fault it at all and Chris and Liz are always on hand to help. Absolutely excellent!

Thank Keith W
Elizabeth S, VR Owner at Swainsley Farm: 3 award winning cottages, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Great to see you again, so pleased you enjoyed your return visit! Many thanks for the wonderful review.

  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(3)
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (3)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    3 Full baths
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    2 Twins
    1 Bunk
    3 Queens
    3 Cribs
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
1. The cottages can be booked altogether or individually. For individual prices please contact the Owners.

2.Short Breaks:
prices for weekend short breaks are based on 3 nights, Friday to Monday.

prices for mid-week short breaks (Monday to Friday) are based on 3 nights with the 4th night free. PLEASE ASK FOR A QUOTE IF YOU WANT DATES DIFFERENT FROM THE ABOVE
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About the neighborhood
• Steeped in history, an area of outstanding natural beauty, lush tranquil dales, wild romantic highlands.
• Located on the Manifold Trail (9.5 miles of cycling, some of the most spectacular scenery in the National Park, easy access for pushchairs & wheelchairs).
• Fishing, pony-trekking, golf and water sports available locally.
• The less energetic can stroll along the banks of the river or explore pretty villages with lovely old churches and ancient inns. Shops and wonderful places to eat close-by.
• Local attractions include: Chatsworth, NTproperties, gardens and Alton Towers.
• Market towns: Buxton, Bakewell, Ashbourne and Leek all a short drive away.
• Complimentary Leisure Centre pass (Leek) for swimming pool, gym etc.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Manchester Airport or EastMidlands Airport: 31.1 mi
Railway: Macclesfield or Derby: 18.6 mi
VISITORS COMING NORTH on the M1: We suggest you avoid Derby by taking exit 23A onto the A50 and then the A515 to Ashbourne.

Visitors approaching from Leek or Ashbourne on the A523: Turn onto the B5053 at a main cross-roadsthe and pass through Onecote village. 1½ mile past Onecote take the second turning on the right into Butterton. Drive through Butterton to the far edge of the village and bear left towards Hulme End. We are located ¾ mile down this lane on the right. The entrance to our driveway is clearly marked.

Visitors approaching from Bakewell, Buxton or Ashbourne on the A515: Turn onto the B5054 and pass through Hartington to Hulme End. At the Manifold Inn turn left and after 400 yards take the first right onto a very narrow lane. After 1½ miles a hump backed bridge takes you over...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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