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Central England cottages and self catering

Choose from 203 cottages in Central England. Search for self catering perfect for couples and large family groups, ideally situated near the coast or at the heart of the countryside.

Self catering accommodation in Central England is great value for money and if you are looking for luxury then check out the cottages with hot tubs, sauna's, gyms, heated swimming pools and much more! Refine your search of Central England self catering accommodation listed by using the county and region menus on the left.

 
 
 
 
 

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Springfields in Leek, Staffordshire, Central England

Springfields, Leek, Staffordshire, Central England

Sleeps 8
Weekly price range £681 to £1617

Self catering accommodation in Leek sleeps 8.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Hot Tub • Golf near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 8

Accommodation overview: This substantial and spacious detached family holiday home is set in beautifully maintained formal gardens and provides a tranquil retreat while only being one mile from the centre of the market town of Leek. Internally the beamed ceilings, leather furnishings and parquet flooring exude an air of elegance and comfort. After a hearty meal cooked on the traditional kitchen range, enjoy a drink at the bar in the games room, on the elevated terrace, or just relax and wind down in the hot tub. The traditional market town of Leek, known as the ‘Queen of the Moorlands’, is a well known centre for the antiques trade and sits close to the Peak District National Park. Enjoy the many dining and shopping experiences on hand in the town and visit Brindley Mill, next to the River Churnet, where corn is still ground or explore the abundant attractions in the surrounding area. Within four miles take a ride on the Churnet Valley Steam Railway or visit Rudyard Lake for walking, sailing, fishing or canoeing. Alternatively for walking and climbing don’t miss ‘The Roaches Rocks’ on the southern uplands of the Pennines. A little further afield Biddulph Grange Gardens, Whiston Hall Golf Club and the famous Alton Towers theme park can be found. At Froghall Wharf in Stoke-on-Trent you can take a canal boat trip on the Cauldon Canal or visit the world famous Wedgewood Potteries visitors centre. For day trips the stately home of Chatsworth House and many other National Trust properties are also within easy reach. Shop 430 yards.

Spacious living room with wooden floor. Dining room with parquet flooring. Large farmhouse-style kitchen with gas Rangemaster oven (for cooking), TV, beams and patio doors to garden. Utility. Study. Games room with bar. Separate toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, each with 5ft bed and wooden floor; one four-poster. Double bedroom. Further cosy double bedroom. Bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet. Shower room.


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West Barn in Holymoorside, Derbyshire, Central England

West Barn, Holymoorside, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 8
Weekly price range £739 to £2059

Self catering accommodation in Holymoorside sleeps 8.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Pub near by • Cottage Sleeps 8

Accommodation overview:

This stone barn conversion nestles in the tranquil surroundings of the countryside, with a stream running alongside. Tastefully converted, this holiday property offers spacious and bright accommodation in a great location close to the Peak District National Park. It is 4 miles from the old market town of Chesterfield, famous for its crooked spire and offering a large range of facilities; shops, restaurants, cafés, cinema, bowling, swimming and gyms. Walton Golf Club (private – 2 miles) accepts visitors. It provides a great holiday base for discovering the many attractions and activities available in the Peak District. Within 10 miles are: Chatsworth House, Gardens, children’s farm with adventure playground, the town of Bakewell famous for its puddings and livestock market, Bolsover Castle, Haddon Hall, Hardwick Hall, Renishaw’s Italianate gardens, Matlock Bath with cable car to the heights of Abraham, Darley Dale steam railway and the Crich tramway museum. A little further, picturesque villages include Ashford-in-the-Water, Eyam plague village, Winster and Castleton with its caverns and castle and Buxton spa town. In addition to the many walking and cycling trails in the peaks, countryside walks are available from the doorstep over the local hills and moors. Shop and pubs 1/2 mile.

Spacious, beamed living room with wood-burning stove, wooden floor and door to garden. Kitchen/dining room with flagstone floor and door to garden. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite shower room (double cubicle) and toilet. Two further double bedrooms, one with 5ft bed and Velux. Twin bedroom with TV (for DVD use). Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel inc, thereafter avail locally
  • Elec, full oil CH (underfloor on ground floor), bed linen and towels inc
  • T/cot
  • H/chair
  • Freeview HD TV
  • DVD
  • CD
  • iPod dock
  • Elec double oven inc
  • M/wave
  • W/machine
  • D/washer
  • F/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Tel-incoming calls only
  • Enclosed garden with patio and furniture
  • Natural unspoilt grounds
  • BBQ
  • Ample parking
  • Secure cycle store
  • Welcome tray
  • No smoking
  • NB: Stream, slopes and steps in grounds


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Drum And Monkey Cottage in Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, Central England

Drum And Monkey Cottage, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £314 to £897

Self catering accommodation in Chapel-en-le-Frith sleeps 4.

Features include: Short Breaks Pool Pub near by • Pets allowed sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: This restored 18th century cottage boasts a contemporary design which complements its original character and full use of a covered heated swimming pool in summer. Set next to the owners’ home in pretty woodland 0.5 miles walk from the many pubs restaurants and shops in the village centre. Walking in the Peak National Park and Manchester’s city pleasures are easily accessible and Castleton’s caverns Edale and Buxton 6 miles. Lyme Park (NT) 6 miles. Chatsworth and Styal Mill 20 miles. Golf locally. Shops and pubs 0.5 miles.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Chacara in Leek, Staffordshire, Central England

Chacara, Leek, Staffordshire, Central England

Sleeps 6
Weekly price range £408 to £986

Self catering accommodation in Leek sleeps 6.

Features include: Short Breaks • Multi bathrooms Detached • Fishing nearby Wheelchair access Pub near by • Pets allowed sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: In an idyllic peaceful private setting this delightful and extremely comfortable detached cottage enjoys views towards the Peak District and private lakeside fishing (150 yards licence required). Alton Towers The Potteries and Little Moreton Hall are under 10 miles. Walking boat hire riding and golf nearby cycle hire and trails 8 miles. Shops 4 miles pub 0.5 miles’ walk 1 mile by road.

Accommodation Detail

Ramp to entrance. Ground floor: Living room with wooden floor. Kitchen with breakfast area. Conservatory. Utility room. 1 double bedroom. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 twin. Bathroom with toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Linden Cottage in Darley Bridge, Derbyshire, Central England

Linden Cottage, Darley Bridge, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £234 to £559

Self catering accommodation in Darley Bridge sleeps 4.

Features include: Short Breaks Non smoking Pub near by sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: A truly pretty 18th century village cottage this comfortably furnished property is one of a small row set just a short stroll from two welcoming pubs and the River Derwent. Locally visitors can enjoy lovely walks to the Nine Ladies stone circle (NT) and many of the Peak District’s attractions including Chatsworth Haddon Hall and Matlock Bath – with Heights of Abraham cable car rides caverns and Gulliver’s Kingdom – lie within 5 miles. Riding and golf can be found close by whilst cycle hire and trails sailing and water sports are only a few miles. Steam trains and nearest shop 1 mile pub 50 yards.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living/dining room with beams. Kitchen with breakfast area. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 twin.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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West Bank in Kniveton, Derbyshire, Central England

West Bank, Kniveton, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £367 to £661

Self catering accommodation in Kniveton sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: Set in peaceful seclusion overlooking open farmland, this attractive and very comfortable cottage stands in its own fenced garden just a mile from the superb water sports centre of Carsington Water. It is only 400 yards from the pub/restaurant of this pretty hamlet and 3 miles from the picturesque market town of Ashbourne. Dove Dale and the other lovely dales of the limestone White Peak District provide many delights for walkers, whilst Alton Towers, Matlock Bath, Chatsworth House, Kedleston Hall and the American Adventure Theme Park are all within easy reach.

Spacious sitting room with patio doors to garden. Large, modern fitted kitchen with dining area. Small double bedroom with en-suite toilet. Twin bedroom. Bathroom, shower cubicle and toilet.


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Tomfields Cottage in Kingsley Moor, Staffordshire, Central England

Tomfields Cottage, Kingsley Moor, Staffordshire, Central England

Sleeps 8
Weekly price range £444 to £897

Self catering accommodation in Kingsley Moor sleeps 8.

Accommodation overview: Enjoying far-reaching countryside views this welcoming semi-detached holiday cottage adjacent to the owners’ farmhouse but with its own private garden is within easy reach of a huge variety of visitor attractions on the borders of the Peak District National Park. The beautiful Churnet Valley with steam trains wildlife reserves and splendid walking is 2 miles. Within 10 miles are Alton Towers Splash Landings Waterworld Trentham Gardens Monkey Forest and pottery museums; also cycle hire for the Manifold Trail and Dovedale. There are four NT properties within 20 miles and Bakewell Buxton Matlock and Castleton are all within easy reach. Golf and fishing 2 miles. Shops and pubs 2 miles.

Accommodation details

Ground floor: Living room with beams. Dining area/kitchen with tiled floor and beams. Games room. Bathroom with roll-top bath shower cubicle and toilet. Steep stairs to first floor: 4 bedrooms: 2 double (5ft) 2 single both with additional pull-out single (for child). Separate toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Harthill Hall - Cokaynes in Alport, Derbyshire, Central England

Harthill Hall - Cokaynes, Alport, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 10
Weekly price range £952 to £2383

Self catering accommodation in Alport sleeps 10.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Hot Tub • Swimming Pool • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 10

Accommodation overview: Take a beautiful Peak District National Park setting, just 3½ miles from Bakewell, add a historic hall (first recorded in the Domesday Book), and an ancient cluster of listed buildings converted to form superb holiday cottage accommodation....and the result is the captivating blend that is Harthill Hall. Nestling in 14 acres of grounds on an upland called Priest’s Hill with excellent walking available from the doorstep, the properties have the use of an extensive range of leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, solarium and treatment rooms. Noble names have woven the threads of the hall’s long history including Henry de Ferrers, the Cokaynes and the Harthills. Henry VIII is also believed to have stayed at the hall.
It was here in 1259 that Sir Richard de Hartle was issued a Papal Bull by Pope Alexander II, allowing him to appoint his own chaplain. The chapel ceased its functions as a place of worship in 1546 and now takes the form of The Chapel and Hartle Cottage. The eight cottages are furnished with antiques and surround a medieval cobbled courtyard. They all retain a wealth of original features including thick stone walls, large oak beams, mullion windows and flagstone floors. Derbyshire’s bustling market towns, villages, hills, dales and rivers offer majestic scenery, and a rich variety of customs. Boasting a varied and beautiful landscape, they offer a blend of heritage, history and family attractions. The beautiful market town of Bakewell (3½ miles) is situated on the River Wye, crossed by a 13th-century five-arched bridge which has coffee shops and restaurants. Within easy reach are Matlock, Hall Leys Park, Chesterfield, Alfreton and Buxton. National Trust properties and gardens nearby include Riley Graves, Longshaw, Mam Tor, South Peak, Dovedale, Hardwick Hall and Kedleston Hall. Close by are both Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall. Games room with free wireless internet connection. Shop and pub 3½ miles.


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Shawside Farm in Upper Hulme, Staffordshire, Central England

Shawside Farm, Upper Hulme, Staffordshire, Central England

Sleeps 6
Weekly price range £457 to £992

Self catering accommodation in Upper Hulme sleeps 6.

Features include: • Garden • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: Shawside is set in stunning, peaceful countryside within a short walk of The Roaches, a beautiful part of the Peak District ideal for walking, cycling, climbing and riding. Buxton is a 20 minute drive, Leek 10 minutes, though the main road is almost entirely out of sight and sound from the house. Shawside is a classic Victorian Staffordshire farmhouse and barn conversion set in four acres of grounds, with unrestricted views along a moorland valley and very few buildings in sight. In summer the heather blooms and turns the valley a gorgeous purple. Shop 3 miles, pub 1½ miles.

Beamed living room with wood-burning stove. Sitting room with Bechstein grand piano. Dining room. Well-equipped kitchen. Utility with Belfast sink. One step to bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with exposed trusses. Two beamed twin bedrooms. Bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet.


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The Cottage in Calver, Derbyshire, Central England

The Cottage, Calver, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £341 to £594

Self catering accommodation in Calver sleeps 4.

Features include: • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: Set close to the centre of a peaceful and very pretty village in the heart of the Peak District, this 180-year-old cottage has been completely modernised to a high standard, and attractively furnished throughout in pine. The end one of a little row of three, it has its own small front garden and provides an ideal holiday base for discovering the many attractions of the National Park. Bakewell 4 miles, Chatsworth House 4 miles. Haddon Hall 6 miles. Castleton, the High Peak, Matlock and the Dales, all within 10 miles. Superb local walks. Pony-trekking, cycle hire, golf and tennis within easy reach. Village pubs and craft centre nearby. Quality restaurants within 2 miles. Shop 1/4 miles.

Beamed sitting room with wood-burning stove. Modern, farmhouse-style kitchen/dining room. First floor: Double bedroom. Twin bedroom (2ft 6in beds). Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.


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Avoca in Darley Bridge, Derbyshire, Central England

Avoca, Darley Bridge, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 5
Weekly price range £373 to £740

Self catering accommodation in Darley Bridge sleeps 5.

Features include: Short Breaks Non smoking • Detached Pub near by sleeps 5

Accommodation overview: Enjoying its own peaceful and private garden often visited by wild deer and adjoining countryside with views across the Derwent Valley this attractively and very comfortably furnished detached house stands in the village of Darley Bridge just 100 yards from the village pubs and 200 yards from the river where fishing can be enjoyed. Avoca offers an excellent base for exploring this beautiful area. The steam railway ‘Peak Rail’ is just a 0.5 miles away Matlock and Bakewell Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are all within 3 miles. Alton Towers and the National Tramway Museum are within easy reach. Shops and restaurants about 1 mile.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living room/dining area. Kitchen. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double 1 twin 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Rustic Barn in Over Haddon, Derbyshire, Central England

Rustic Barn, Over Haddon, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 5
Weekly price range £404 to £873

Self catering accommodation in Over Haddon sleeps 5.

Accommodation overview: At the side of a courtyard development of holiday barns this lovingly restored and furnished adjoining property is in an ideal position in the centre of the glorious countryside of the Peak District National Park and on the edge of Lathkill Dale Nature Reserve. The quiet hamlet boasts a very popular dining pub 200 yards away whilst interesting shopping a weekly market museum swimming pool and golf course are in Bakewell 2 miles away and accessible by a regular bus service during the day. There is fabulous walking from the door and cycle hire is available 3 miles away to enjoy the Monsal Trail which allows traffic-free cycling to Buxton 12 miles. Chatsworth Hall Haddon Hall and Eyam Hall are within 5 miles. Carsington Water Alton Towers Castleton Caverns and Dovedale are within 45 minutes’ drive. Shop 2 miles pub and restaurant 200 yards.

Accommodation details

Ground floor: Living room with beams. Kitchen/dining area. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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