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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't think of a better way to spend a birthday than a weekend in this fabulous B&B. You receive a very warm welcome & Gilly is lovely. You realise instantly that she loves what she does. Room was clean & bed was comfy. A soak in the bath was most welcome after our long walk! If you want a weekend...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at River Cottage. The owners are friendly and made us feel very welcome. The room was ideal - comfortable, clean and with lots of extra thoughtful touches. Breakfasts were fantastic - especially the freshly baked bread and home made jams, delicious! Thank you for a great stay in the Peaks.

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Thank Eleanor W
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Have been privileged to stay in many lovely five-star hotels and B&Bs throughout Ireland and the UK ... and fell in love this Summer with Ashford-in-the-Water. Though I can only DREAM I've stayed at River Cottage, I'm shopping (literally, earnestly) to purchase a B&B. Thanks to all the reviewers. I know that my sleep will be run through with this...

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Thank 2015MMG
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

One of the best guest houses we have stayed in. Comfortable bed in lovely room with adjoining luxury bathroom facilities. John and Gilly were very nice and welcoming. Breakfast was excellent including home baked bread. The garden slopes down to a river teaming with trout (they love toast - who knew!) and there were some nice outside seating places. Wish...

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Thank ant586
Lake District, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

What makes a 5 star B & B ? Easy parking area. Comfortable room and bed. Super bathroom. Excellent breakfasts. Friendly and entertaining hosts. A garden to relax in by the river and finish a bottle of wine. Super location. What's not to like ? Better than home from home. Thank you John and Gilly.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

The reviews that give this hotel 5 stars are all spot on. A truly great find. Beautiful decor, comfortable rooms & tranquil garden with seats by the clear running river. Attention to detail - excellent. The little things like a torch to use walking back from the local pub, fridge with fresh milk for your tea/coffee, blankets to use if...

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

River Cottage was a great find and all the comments are well deserved. John and Gilly are so welcoming and made your stay a holiday to remember. The rooms are outstanding and little touches added to the rooms showed how much thought they have taken to making sure you had everything to make your stay relaxed and comfortable. I certainly...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Second time we have stayed in this beautiful bed and breakfast, It just gets better and better. John and gilly are great hosts so friendly, breakfast is a delight with local produce and home made bread and jams, yummy! Rooms are so comfy and spotless with lots of extras if you want them. Jon and gilly have thought of everything...

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

A REALLY special B&B stay. The hosts, Gilly and John AND their Son Toby made our 2 night stay something to remember. From arrival to departure we were treated like special friends and made to feel so, so, welcome. I would not hesitate to recommend this B&B to anyone and we will most certainly be going there again in the...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have stayed in many accommodations in our 35 years together and this B and B is anything but average. And you'll see from my many reviews that I am a reluctant 5 star reviewer, but on this occasion I felt compelled. Having read others' reviews, guests have exhausted all relevant superlatives so I won't repeat them....

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Award-winning 5 star boutique B&B in Ashford-in-the-Water, arguably the prettiest village in the Peak District National Park. Beautiful riverside location, great local produce breakfast, quality dining a stroll away and stunning walks from the front door. 10 minutes from Chatsworth House, 5 minutes from Haddon Hall and at the start of the Monsal Trail. Spend lazy afternoons sitting by the river feeding the trout, or come and walk the trails. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River Cottage

Address: River Cottage Buxton Road, Ashford-in-the-Water, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1QP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Peak District National Park > Bakewell > Ashford-in-the-Water
Price Range: $161 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“All rooms excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Marion015, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try to avoid the one room that has its private bathroom across the hall if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles stevelN4197NC, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a room NO BATH just with a en-suite which was immaculate just like a five start hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 600dianaw, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“choose room with en-suite”
 of 5 bubbles helensH3787HO, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Only double beds; my pal and I had to share a bed. Didn't mind, but keep in mind for girls' weekends or friends traveling together.”
 of 5 bubbles Kellamina, 22 May 2016 | Read review
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