Kingfisher Cottage is delightful, comfortable and well equipped - an ideal choice for friends staying together, couples or families. It boasts an idyllic, tranquil location right on the Limestone Way. There are stunning views of Bradford Dale from inside the cosy cottage or the suntrap patio. A medieval clapper bridge crosses the brook nearby from where you can spot water voles, dippers and kingfishers.
Explore the alleyways of picturesque cottages in Youlgrave as well as the traditional church, village cricket ground, shops and pubs. From delicious freshly baked bread to hearty pub meals, washed down with real ales, it's just a perfect Peak District village. Walks of varied terrain radiate from the cottage doorstep. Discover the charming waterside houses at Alport and the incredible scenery in Lathkill Dale. Cyclists shouldn't miss the brilliant views from the Monsal Trail!
Nearby Bakewell is a pretty market town with everything you could wish for. Attractions like Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and fun-filled Gulliver's Kingdom are close by. The Victorian Spa towns of Buxton and Matlock offer impressive architecture and a variety of entertainment. It takes less than an hour to drive to Alton Towers!
A superb beamed lounge, looking out across the river, with electric stove, comfortable sofas, T.V., DVD ,CD/tape/radio and Wi Fi. A brilliant dining kitchen with lovely colours and lighting, hardwood floor, hob, oven, fridge, dishwasher and substantial oak table and chairs. A utility room with automatic washer/dryer. A lovely double bedroom with oak bed and furniture, en-suite shower room with shower and W.C. super linen and towels. A similar quality but smaller twin bedroom. A traditional panelled bathroom with bath /shower over and W.C.
Linen and towels are provided. Central heating, fuel and power are included. A cot and high chair can be requested. There is a small front garden and a paved rear patio with furniture. Parking is available on the quiet lane right outside the cottage. Pets and smoking are not permitted. Access for people with disabilities may be difficult.
Short breaks are available November to March excluding Xmas and New Year (and during the rest of the year if the booking is within 14 days of the holiday).
Nearest pub - Youlgreave 500 yds. Nearest village shop - Youlgreave 700 yds. Nearest supermarket - Bakewell 3.5 miles.
"Really lovely weekend. Lovely little cottage in perfect location. Did some nice walks and enjoyed some nice meals and drinks in the local pubs. Very welcoming locals…we will have to return."
Written by D and P , Bucks., 27th February 2017
"We had a lovely stay at the cottage. Our children loved being in the countryside and seeing all the different animals."
Written by Raynor family , Sheffield, 24th February 2017
"Lovely stay. Thank you. Cottage very comfy and well-equipped and location perfect."
Written by Thornbury family , London, 19th February 2017
"We really enjoyed our stay at Kingfisher. You have really thought of everything to make your home into such a relaxing place. The walks from the doorstep are wonderful. We would definitely come back. Thank you."
Written by A and J Lamont , London, 03rd January 2017
"Lovely stay in a great location."
Written by Swift family , London, 22nd December 2016
"Lovely stay. Cottage cosy and well-equipped. Weather was fine. Loads of interesting walks on your doorstep, nature and plenty to do. Tea and biscuits nice touch. Would definitely return and recommend to family. Thanks very much."
Written by P and S Haylor , Bexleyheath, 29th October 2016
"We really enjoyed our stay at Kingfisher and loved that we could go out for great walks right from the front door. Unfortunately we didn’t spot the elusive kingfishers but did see plenty of dippers and herons."
Written by W and J Marles , Bicester, 22nd October 2016
"We have thoroughly enjoyed our week in Kingfisher Cottage. A delightful cottage in a delightful village in this splendid part of Derbyshire."
Written by D and T Hussell , Bury St Edmunds, 16th October 2016
"We’ve had a lovely long weekend here. Only wish it could have been longer. Lovely cottage. So peaceful to come back to after a long day visiting the many sights in the area. Really comfy bed and so clean and well-equipped. You have thought of everything. Thank you."
Written by C and J Renucci , Carlisle, 10th October 2016
"Beautiful place to stay. Thank you for the welcome tea."
Written by O'Connor family. Farnborough, 03rd October 2016
"Really comfortable cottage. Beautiful location. Thank you for the welcome tray. Would highly recommend."
Written by B & P Jacobs. Clacton-on-Sea, 30th September 2016
"Really lovely cottage. Very good weather. Good position for touring the Peak District. Hope to return one day."
Written by A & C Crabb. Somerset, 24th September 2016
"Enjoyed a very nice week at your comfortable cottage. Enjoyed lots of walks and attractions in the area. Thank you for tea tray on arrival. Very much appreciated."
Written by L & M Ives. Kent, 10th September 2016
"We enjoyed a lovely week at your well-equipped cottage. Lovely walks on our doorstep with lots of wildlife to see. The children really enjoyed playing in the pool. Thank you."
Written by Dalziel family. Taunton, 13th August 2016
"We've had a delightful week. The weather was kind and we revisited all our old haunts. Cottage very comfortable and the dale absolutely beautiful."
Written by C & M Watton Clacton-on-Sea, 13th August 2016
"Stunning countryside, enjoyable break. Thanks."
Written by V and L Arnold. Bournemouth, 16th July 2016
"Wonderful week. Great cottage and village. Lovely area."
Written by D and B Dunbar. Wareham, 09th July 2016
"Another lovely two weeks which go far too quickly."
Written by L and A Davitt , Luton, 25th June 2016
"Super cottage, appreciated all the provisions here."
Written by S and K Spearman , Canterbury, 18th June 2016
"Excellent cottage in all aspects ,lovely area friendly residents, great outlook what more could we ask for."
Written by Mr and Mrs Cross, Preston., 11th June 2016