Derbyshire News

Two local families have been running the agency for over 23 years and we know all about Derbyshire and all the cottages we look after. Here is where we tell you about local events that are happening, attractions to visit, super pubs and restaurants to try and lots lots more.

Enjoy A Happy and Safe Holiday

June 27, 2020

STAYING SAFE. Derbyshire Country Cottages have always been very keen on the safety of our holidaymakers but no more so than in these Covid times. Our normal cleaning procedures have been enhanced to protect against the virus. We have issued guidance to all our cottage owners so that you can take your holiday without worry.

Coronavirus Update

March 17, 2020

Covid19 – Customers FAQs Published: Tuesday 17th March 2020 Updated: Wednesday 1st July 2020 We are delighted that the Government have announced that holidaymakers can stay in self-catering holiday properties again from 4th July in Derbyshire and the rest of England. We have put measures in place to ensure you can have a safe and enjoyable holiday which you can read more about elsewhere in is blog. Furthermore, you can book without worrying about what may happen in the event of further legal restrictions. We will give you an immediate transfer or refund. You can find the answers to other Frequently Asked Questions below. We will continue to update this page with more information as and when needed but in the meantime, we would like to thank all of you for your understanding and support during this difficult period.

Mercia Restaurant in Wirksworth

April 12, 2018

Mercia restaurant is in Wirksworth, a small creative town nestled in Derbyshire’s beautiful Peak District, They serve a variety of high quality, nourishing, home cooked food all made fresh to order by their devoted chefs.

Supporting a new local business.

September 23, 2017

Keep it local! Sauced Here - This is a brilliant alternative to the supermarkets. Sauced Here is a new online supermarket that is only stocked by producers and businesses local to our area. There are over 1250 products now on line from around 40 different local producers.

Merchants Yard restaurant in Tideswell.

October 18, 2016

The Merchants Yard provides the perfect place to relax, unwind and enjoy a high class dining experience all in a beautifully decorated restaurant, bar and courtyard in the heart of the Peak District village of Tideswell.

Love Cottages

March 30, 2016

A brand new holiday cottage company, including all our cottages, as part of the UK's largest collection of personally inspected holiday accommodation.

Cool River Cafe & Patisserie

January 2, 2016

Congratulations to Cool River Café - winner of 2017 Café/Bistro of the year at the Food Awards England.

Stones Restaurant in Matlock

December 16, 2015

Stylish, bistro dining in Matlock