Picture the perfect place to relax, reflect or explore … A charming, beamed and homely two bedroomed cottage, with spectacular views, nestling above the historic Peak District village of Winster in the National Park. Ideal for a romantic break, walkers, cyclists, readers and contemplators!
Thank you for a very warm welcome. The cottage is stunning in the most charming village with superb views - shame I have to go home.
Sue & Jake, Mansfield
Relaxing, exhilarating, all the comforts of home. Weather beautiful, wonderful evenings. Sat sipping wine, enjoying the view. Derbyshire – we will return!
Janice, Jim & Bella the dog, Suffolk
A delightful cottage with superb views in a lovely area. Lots to see and do with a warm, welcoming and extremely well equipped base to return to. Hope to be back
Dan & Doreen, Shewsbury
Rock Cottage is an idyllic traditional stone cottage, cosy and warm, with full central heating. It is exceptionally presented and well equipped. Since opening in 2005 it has been highly praised by all its guests. With its beams and roses around the door it is full of old world charm yet has every modern convenience. Nestling above the historic village of Winster it is set off the road in a peaceful, quiet location with spectacular views from every window. Pets are welcome and there is easy parking nearby.
Downstairs there is a modern kitchen with dishwasher, gas cooker and microwave and a charming lounge and dining room with a well stocked wine rack and library of books as well as a good range of guides, maps and games, TV and DVD. Free WiFi throughout. Upstairs 2 bedrooms, one double and a single with a 4 foot bed, ideal for 3 people, with beams and a bathroom with shower. All linen and towels are provided. Cleaning and laundry facilities are available. A beautiful landscaped garden looks out over a picturesque view, with a sun-trap patio, garden furniture, water feature, lighting and summer house with freezer.
Winster is a delightful and historic Peak District village in the Derbyshire Dales. It is about 5 miles (8 km) from Matlock and 6 miles (10 km) from Bakewell at an altitude of approx 250 metres (820 ft). The village, which lies within the Peak District National Park, has a large number of listed buildings, including the Market House open daily as a National Trust information point. Its current population is about 630; the village has a primary school, three churches, two pubs (serving food), and a Village Shop (owned by the community and open 7 days a week) which includes a Post Office.
Close by, in the Peak District National Park, are Chatsworth House, Matlock Bath, Haddon Hall and Ashbourne. As well as Bakewell where you can try the famous Bakewell pudding. Buxton famous for its spa water and Opera House. Cromford and the Derwent Valley World Heritage Site are all well worth a visit. Other attractions include: Crich Tramway Museum, Peak Railway, Ecclesbourne Railway. For walkers, ramblers, climbers, cyclists and hikers there is the Limestone Way, rock climbing, cycling trails, horse riding and fishing. Caves in thee Hope valley. Visit Blue John, Gullivers Kingdom or the Heights of Abraham. Camping and golf are all available in the nearby area. Ashbourne, Dovedale, and the Manifold valley are delightful places to visit. Hot air ballooning can be enjoyed with Dragon balloons. Derbyshire, Staffordshire, White Peak, Dark Peak.