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Monks Memories, Monks Retreat

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Monks Memories
1 of 17Monks Memories
Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Millers Dale, Peak District National Park, England
In an elevated farm location where Monks Dale meets Millers Dale within a consevation area of outstanding natural beauty, on a hillside overlooking the River Wye in the heart of the National Park, this lovingly restored limestone cottage is a spacious ground level haven of peace & rustic charm. It has a double bedroom en suite with bath & shower. The fitted kitchen has full sized cooker, microwave & fridge etc. You have the use of a shared laundry. The comfortable lounge with sofa & recliner chair, 32 inch flat screen TV, DVD and free Wi-Fi has a dining area plus lovely open views over the south facing garden where the garden furniture captures the best of the sunshine all day. This cottage is suitable for the less able. We have 4 star gold award from the English Tourism Council. A tray of beverages & biscuits will... Read more
Listing #HL308279
About the Owner
Pam W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile


Vicky H, VR Owner at Monks Memories, Monks Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018


Reviewed September 3, 2018

We stayed here for a week with two dogs. Everything from arriving to welcome cookies to the accommodation to the property to the view to the owners were all outstanding. The planned walks were perfect. What more can I say. We did not want to...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2018

Came for wife's b/day week , the area is absolutely amazing, so many beautiful walks even though it was really hot weather there were enough shaded areas, we took our 2 shelties (dogs) they really enjoyed it , the cottage we stayed in had everything...More

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  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    1 Full
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Seasonal short lets are available.
Self catering. Strictly non smoking.
Well behaved pets are welcome. All we ask is you do not allow them on the furniture or leave them in the cottage unattended.
Please add £3 per dog per night.
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About the neighborhood
The trout filled river Wye meanders through the dales between the spa town of Buxton & the old market town of Bakewell famous for it's puddings. At Buxton you can follow in the footsteps of Victorian visitors who would take the waters among the eligant architecture of the crescent then stroll in extensive gardens & take a tea dance in the magnificent glass domed ballroom or visit the beautiful old theatre. Bakewell still has an outdoor market every Monday & a host of interesting little shops just off the river where a multitude of ducks await feeding. The river travels 12 miles between the 2 towns through 5 of the most picturesque dales in the country & all can be walked using paths with foot bridges & stepping stones, or cycled using the Monsal Trail. Half way alon... more
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How to get there
Railway: Buxton: 6.2 mi
If travelling on the A623: Approximately mid-way between Baslow and Chapel-en-le-Frith take the B6049 for Tideswell. Keep on the main road through Tideswell untill you pass Darkbrook Pianos on your right, 100 metres futher on turn right onto Richard Lane. Go to the top of Richard Lane where the road narrows and turn right, then in 30 metres turn left. Stay on this country road for 3km. and you will see a sign for Monks Rereat by a copper beach tree and our cattle grid.

If travelling on the A6: Approximately mid way between Buxton & Bakewell take the B6049 for Millers Dale. Stay on the B6049 for 2 miles untill you see a white wooden bungalow on your left and then just ahead bear left onto a single track hill. Ascend this hill for approx. 500 metres pass the drive to Bank Top and in 20...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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