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Ashford Mill

Self Catering

A Grade 2 listed, 3 bedroom, historic conversion transformed into the most stunningly unique, self-catering accommodation. Ashford Mill is extremely spacious, with many exposed and original features. A combination of industrial heritage with a modern feel. Considered as one of the most beautiful villages in the Peak District, Ashford Mill is situated just over a mile from Bakewell in Ashford in the Water.

What is the capacity for Ashford Mill?

Ashford Mill can accommodate up to 8 guests. The first floor has three bedrooms, two with an en-suite, and in addition, a family bathroom. There is an additional, wonderfully comfortable double sofa bed in the main sitting area, tucked out of the way.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the BAKEWELL area?

Comfortably situated one and a half miles from Bakewell, near the Chatsworth and Haddon Hall stately homes. Ashford Mill is on the River Wye at Ashford in the Water. Believed to have the only indigenous rainbow trout in the country, along with brown trout and grayling in the watercourses that run through the estate. Major attractions are easily accessible from Ashford Mill in the Peak District. This is the ideal base in which to explore the surrounding areas.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

You are just a 5-minute walk to Ashford in Water, one of Peak District's most beautiful villages, with two traditional country pubs, a tea room and a village shop selling fresh local products. Alternatively, many guests at Ashford Mill choose to pre-order a food shop delivery to get to the house for their arrival. 

Top facilities

Award Winning

Free WiFi

Dog/Pet friendly

Facilities & information


15th century buildings

Parking (free)

No smoking

Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly

5 Star Official Rating

Historic property


Free broadband access (wifi)

Electric Vehicle Charging

Private/enclosed garden

Outdoor terrace

Garden furniture

Children's cots

Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

5-9 People Capacity

Award Winning

Children's highchairs




High Chair

Kitchen Facilities

Other TV, Audio, Tel, Fax

Parking Available

Linen included

Towels included

Sitting room

Iron/ironing board

Hair dryers

DVD player

Clothes dryer

Washing machine

Central heating

Electric heating


Bicycling, Cycling


Wildlife, bird watching

Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Historic houses


Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (a short drive)


AGA (or equivalent)




Extra info

Nearest Airport: Manchester

Nearest Airport Time: 1 hours 0 minutes

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 33

Nearest Train Station: Chesterfield

Nearest Railway Distance: 13

Open Times: all year

Gas & Electric Included: Yes

Star Rating: 5

Vendor Accreditation: Gold Award, Derbyshire & Peak Park Tourism best self-catering accommodation in the Peak District & Derbyshire 2020. Winner, Best Conservation project in the Peak Park 2018

Amex: Yes

Mastercard: Yes

Visa: Yes

Arrival information and directions

Address: Mill House, Ashford in the Water, BAKEWELL, Derbyshire, BakewellDE45 1PZ, United Kingdom

Follow signs to the A6 (Buxton Road) - continue for 1.4 miles.

There is a right-hand turn with a national speed limit & dead-end sign, take this turning.

Once you have taken the turn up the ‘dead-end’ follow it up for 0.1 miles.

The entrance to the mill is on the left just before the gate which crosses the road. 

There is a rising bollard and intercom at the entrance to Ashford Mill.

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