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Very good
46 reviews
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England

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Very good - based on 46 reviews
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sootynsox
Sunderland, Wearside
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Perfect getaway”
Reviewed 25 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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We just got back from a short break staying at matchbox cottage for the 2nd time it is a perfect cottage for dogs very clean good enclosed garden close to some brilliant walks carsington water the monsal trail and cromford canal to name a few. Very good value for money would definitely recommend it

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PatSpacey
Borehamwood, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Cosy Cottage, good place to explore different areas of the Peak District.”
Reviewed 28 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Matchbox Cottage is cosy and comfortable. The owners have thought of most things you require and have added a few nice touches.

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Miss G R
2 reviews
“Quaint little cottage in gorgeous town with lots of lovely walks from the doorstep”
Reviewed 23 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Recently stayed at Matchbox cottage with my dog and some friends came to stay for a night. Matchbox is a very homely and comfortable cottage set in a friendly town. There are loads of walks from the doorstep to enjoy, a great place to stay for walkers and dogs.

Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Laura B
Ulverston, United Kingdom
1 review
“Cosy little cottage, very centrally located”
Reviewed 18 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015

A great little cottage which was warm and cosy at all times and had lovely features such as a roll top bath and wood burner, both much appreciated at this time of the year. Very central for visiting lots of great towns and villages in the area. Wirksworth itself is a gorgeous Georgian town with stunning architecture, handy grocery shops and a fabulous cinema where two of you can share a sofa with a bottle of wine while watching a film. Very decadent!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Jane H
Brighton, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Cosy, comfortable and and completely great!”
Reviewed 4 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

My daughter and I (plus Ozzy the dog) stayed here for 3 nights and wished we could have stayed longer. The cottage had everything we could have wished for - in fact we were sad that the weather was so good that we didnt need to light the log fire!

Thank you for the welcome tray and milk in the fridge - such a lovely touch. The cottage was warm and welcoming, the beds comfortable and the cottage well placed for countryside walks (the quarry walk our daily early morning walk with Ozzy) and of course all the attractions that Derbyshire has to offer.

We will definitely return - we loved every minute. For those with walking problems - you should know that this cottage is on a hill and could be a problem if regular trips to the town required!

Any criticisms....? Not really.... perhaps a map of how to find the cottage on booking as we found the locals didnt know where the road was!! But overall - we loved it - when can we come back?

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Liked best: The location and cosiness of the cottage
Liked least: The draining board!! Seems silly - but really they need to sort out the draining board!!
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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amandalot...
berwick upon tweed
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Cosy and quirky”
Reviewed 28 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Loved the log burner and roll top bath. Very enjoyable family holiday in a lovely little town. Lots of character.

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Liked best: Log burner
Liked least: Parking and to get out your front gate you step on to a busy road.
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Mark F
Lathom
Level 5 Contributor
78 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Excellent holiday”
Reviewed 22 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Excellent cottage close to centre of Wirksworth. Well equipped with comfortable beds and furniture. Great location near to Middleton Top and lovely walks from the doorstep. My wife son ad dogs had a great holiday.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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