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.

Well Dressing in the Peak District and Derbyshire

April 12, 2017

What better way to enjoy a visit to the Peak District and Derbyshire than by marvelling at the hundreds of well dressings that are lovingly – and painstakingly - created by hand each year from May to September? Be inspired by this incredible art form being kept alive by groups of dedicated volunteers. Mystery surrounds the exact source of this ancient tradition – believed to have been brought to the area by the Romans or the Celts,

Eroica 16 - 18 June 2017

April 12, 2017

JOIN THE GREAT BRITISH ADVENTURE 18 JUNE 2017 Make no mistake, Eroica Britannia is a challenge. Choose the distance that suits you and your ability. While the weekend Festival is all about good times The Ride is not a fancy dress procession. From the moment of signing up, it's months of planning, training and preening to be part of a weekend to remember. Being a hero requires you to marvel in the pain of the up, relish the joy of the flat and delight in the thrill of the down. Cheered home by crowds of thousands. All in it together collectively riding over 250,000 miles on Sunday all in the spirit of a time gone by. We stand for spirit, authenticity, adventure, heritage and passion. Eroica Britannia awakens these emotions and strikes up the feelings of freedom, challenge and camaraderie. We are ‘The World's Most Handsome Bike Ride’ and this is The Great British Adventure. Heroes we salute you.

House Style at Chatsworth

January 4, 2017

An exhibition exploring fashion and adornment at Chatsworth From 25 March to 22 October 2017

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.

RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2017

July 1, 2016

The RHS have announced that in June 2017 a new annual RHS Flower Show will take place at Chatsworth House.

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

Fabulous little eating place, local produce, great lunches.

Derbyshire Country Cottages New Website

December 28, 2015

Derbyshire Country Cottages have launched their new website on 23 December 2013