Dovedale Cottages comprise of 2 luxury self-catering properties nestled on an organic farm in one of the most peaceful and tranquil settings in the heart of the Peak District National Park. Guests will love the wonderful views, walks from the door and stunning countryside which is a paradise for walkers, cyclists and lovers of the outdoors.
What makes a stay at Dovedale Cottages at Church Farm unique?
The Ancestral Barn and Church Farm Cottage are both grade 2 listed and have been lovingly restored and beautifully converted to a very high standard to provide the very essence of comfort and luxury. Guests can enjoy cottages full of character with antiques, beamed ceilings, canopy beds and cosy open range fireplaces, along with glorious views over the organic farm from the beautiful gardens. On arrival guests are greeted with organic local produce including eggs from the farm's free-range hens, organic milk, and bread and scones made with organic flour, milk and butter.
What is the capacity for Dovedale Cottages at Church Farm?
The Ancestral Barn can host up to 6 people with a double and twin bedroom upstairs and a double bedroom downstairs suitable for the mobile disabled and elderly. Church Farm Cottage can host up to 4 people with a double and twin bedroom upstairs. There is also room for one well-behaved dog in both cottages.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Ashbourne area?
Dovedale Cottages is situated in a tranquil farming hamlet surrounded by countryside with stunning views in all directions. It is in a unique position at the top of Hall Dale with walks directly from the cottage door to Dovedale and the Manifold Valley aswell as cycling on the many trails nearby.
Further afield there are a wealth of country houses (Chatsworth, Haddon Hall, Tissington Hall) to explore along with well-dressings, unique to the local villages in the Peak District and a variety of festivals, shows and carnivals to enjoy over the summer months. Of course Alton Towers is only a short drive away.
If guests require any help planning their stay please contact the owners.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
Guests are spoilt for choice in the Peak District with cosy public houses and high quality restaurants all serving good food and drink. If guests would like to leave the cooking to someone else, there are a couple of wonderful pubs located in the nearest villages. Further afield in Ashbourne there are a range of public houses and restaurants to choose from.