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Wellwood Lodge 10 mins walk to Buxton's delights

Victorian elegance captured in this stunning property in pleasant gardens
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39 reviews
Victorian elegance captured in this stunning property in pleasant gardens
Wellwood Lodge showing the sunny conservatory and back garden
From the front door step across to the scenic Peak district
Over the back garden wall where sheep graze in hilly pastures.
Attic twin with glorious distant views
Century old bandstand, Buxton beauty in the Pavillion gardens.
The infant river Wye flows through the gardens.
Buxton Pavillion with the dome of the Octagon in the background
Buxton's beautiful gardens, the infant river Wye meanders through.
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6 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 14
Buxton, Derbyshire, England
On the edge of glorious countryside but just ten minutes walk to the bars, shops and stunning architecture and parks of Buxton.
Considerable recent updating gives visitors to Wellwood Lodge a superior self-catering experience for 14 people in the beautiful spa town of Buxton and the stunning Peak District beyond. There are 2 travel cots taking maximum occupancy numbers to 16.
A bespoke handcrafted oak staircase rises through the centre of the house to the upper floors to reach the six spacious and tastefully-decorated bedrooms with four bath/shower rooms. One room has a dressed 4 poster bed and en suite shower room.
A huge (31 ft) 9.5 metres lounge offers a wonderful space for entertaining. Wi-fi is accessible throughout the property.
The fully-fitted and exceptionally well equipped kitchen leads to a Victorian-style conservatory an...
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About the Owner, Susan H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : May 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 39 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
I live in Buxton and there is continuous access to myself or a family member should a query arise by telephone, text or email
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Listing #HL168127
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Excellent - based on 39 reviews
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Tracy N
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
81 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 for a stay in December 2017

We really enjoyed out stay at the property. It is a little more expensive than we normally pay, but you could see the difference in the value. Spacious property that was clean and warm. The kitchen was well equipped and CLEAN! Plenty of space in the living room and dining room. Being able to park in the garage and in...

Management response:

Many thanks for taking time to write a positive review of your new year stay. We thought we had addressed the hosing down of dogs and boots with the hose pipe connected to the internal garage tap, there being a soakaway in the garage forecourt, possibly hidden by the parked cars.


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Harrow Weald
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

We booked a large family group, with two dogs for a weekend in this beautiful house and we wasn't disappointed. The house is very clean, tastefully decorated and furnished, extremely well equipped with everything you need, including baby and toddler equipment and toys. It's wonderfully spacious with lovely comfortable beds and plenty of room for dining and the living room...

Management response:

Thank you for your detailed review of your stay at Wellwood Lodge. We pull out all the stops to provide guests of all ages with a memorable stay, so it is pleasing to read how much these meant to your group. I hope you will visit again in the future.


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Dina S
St Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Wonderful area,quite central within the peak district park therefore making it easy to travel to other places of interest.Wellwood Lodge is such a family friendly house with so much space for everyone.We loved the conservatory ,had many card games sessions there and so cozy.Very well equipped kitchen and the kids loved the games room,.we will definitely visit again.

Management response:

Hello Dina. We are delighted to read here that your stay was everything you wished for. Buxton is a great location for visiting the many unique attractions in the area. It is such a unique town that allows on foot forays into beautiful countryside as well as the great cultural exhibits locally. Many thanks for your review, I look forward...


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Children of any age allowed Will only consider 2 medium/ large dogs, 3 small dogs, £20 per dog per visit, must be house trained and not allowed on furnishings. Smoking restricted...
    1 Full bath
    2 Showers
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Kings
    6 Twins
    2 Fulls
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16 Mar 2018 -
29 Mar 2018
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12 Apr 2018
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Full weeks must commence Fridays or Mondays
Weekends are normally a minimum of 3 nights. Where a minimum 2 night stay is offered in low season and/or last minute check out is by II am, for an additional £50 arranged pre arrival a later 4 pm departure time can be secured, opt for a 3rd night for an iresistable discount. Personal towels are not included but may be hired at £2.50 per set.A maximum of 2 well behaved dogs are allowed at £20 per dog per visit. Travel cot available on request.
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About the neighbourhood
Built on the River Wye, and overlooked by Axe Edge Moor, Buxton has a history as a spa town due to its geothermal spring which rises at a constant temperature of 28 °C. The spring waters are piped to St Ann's Well on the historic Georgian Crescent where anyone can take the water.
Buxton is the highest market town in England, holding markets on Tuesdays and Saturdays throughout the year.
The beautiful Pavilion Gardens are enjoyed by residents and visitors alike. The combination of walks, lakes, water fowl, play areas and miniature train ensure that they remain a firm favourite with the whole family.
You may also like to consider indulging in spa treatment therapy at the nearby Devonshire Dome within the University buildings. It is one of the most dramatic spaces in Britain and the l...
Getting around
To see the Peak District a car is best.
City travel to Manchester one hour by train, hourly service.
Bus number 58 to Macclesfield
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Manchester: 40.0 km
Railway: Buxton: 1.0 km
Flights via Easy Jet to Birmingham Liverpool or East Midands several airlines into Manchester , 1 hour away.

Train to Buxton via Manchester and Stockport.
Buses to Sheffield
Parking in Buxton pay and display in town centre.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby.
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