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Briar Cottage,Peak District National Park, Winster

Briar Cottage entrance
30 reviews
Briar Cottage entrance
parking area
the Living area with gas-coals fire
dining area
large bedroom
dressing table in the bedroom
shower area
wash basin, wc & bidet in the shower area
Heathcote House adjacent
Winster Wakes in July
additional parking in the orchard
Bowling Green Public House
Miners Standard PH at the top of West Bank
Village shop and Post Office
Winster Hall in Main Street
one of the many footpaths from Winster
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Winster, Peak District National Park, England
The Grade 2 Listed Cottage was the housekeeper's cottage to Heathcote House. The ground floor with porch and a cosy sitting area also includes the kitchen, refurbished with cooker, fridge and microwave designed to mix old with new.The floor is tiled and the living area has a rush matting rug, armchair and settee and cream-enamelled gas-coals stove set in a fireplace inglenook. There is a TV (Humax satellite) with DVD player, Radio, CD and an eating area with window seat. Tea towels are provided.The cottage, set back off central main street, is near to our excellent village shop/post office and two pubs serving real ale and pub meals. Car parking is within the courtyard or for those with larger vehicles (eg4x4) the Heathcote house orchard is 130 metres away.The village is in the dales between Bakewell (6 miles) and Matlock (4 miles) an... Read more
Listing #HL178297
About the Owner
Anne W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed August 23, 2017

This was our first trip to the Peak district and Briar cottage really delivered. It is located in the beautful village of Winster, close to Matlock and Bakewell. It's location is perfect for those who want to relax, unwind and enjoy the surrounding countryside and...More

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Management response:Responded August 25, 2017

Thank you Wennypen of Berlin for such a wonderful review, we now have to keep ourselves busy maintaining the standards you have glowingly reviewed, but you have given us the encouragement to do so. Best wishes, Anne

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Reviewed May 17, 2017

A very cute and cosy cottage, perfect for the weekend. It was part of a celebration for my husbands 50th birthday and we were greeted with a bottle of bubbly and a lovely card. The cottage is full of little surprises as you venture round,...More

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Management response:Responded May 18, 2017

Dear Amanda Thank you for taking the time to give your comments in your review, much appreciated . Best wishes Anne

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Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Magical , cosy - the perfect getaway. Winster is beautifully Dickensian with breathtaking views . We loved it .

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  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The spacious bedroom on the first floor is accessed up a single flight of stairs and has a very romantic four-poster-bed, chest of drawers, dressing table, hair dryer and wardrobe hanging space within the shower lobby. Bed linen and towels are provided. The en-suite shower room is fitted with wc, bidet, wash basin and walk-in shower, walls and floor tiled in travetine marble with heated towel rail/radiator, all bed linen and towels are provided. The shower is fitted with overhead spray and for those who require only a shoulders-down shower, an adjustable shower head is also provided. If you require a bath, this can be made available (en-suite, but up a flight of stairs) by arrangement.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 AM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 Full
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
15 Jul 2018 -
23 Aug 2018
July/August mid-week nights
2 nights
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About the neighbourhood
The village is in the dales between Bakewell (6 miles) and Matlock (4 miles) and local attractions include Chatsworth (5 miles), Haddon Hall (4 miles), Matlock Bath (5 miles) with its cable cars plus Crich Tramway museum, Peak railway, Tissington Trail, High Peak Trail, Limestone Way and the Derbyshire Dales.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: East Midlands: 59.0 km
Railway: Matlock: 6.4 km
Ferry: Hull: 148.0 km
By car, Winster is situated off the A6 primary route, single carriageway between bakewell and Matlock.
Look for the road sign to Winster along the B5057. Winster is situated within 3 miles along this road.
A map of Winster village centre will be sent to you.

If travelling by train, aim for Derby and change trains to Matlock. A taxi will take you the 4 miles to Winster and to Briar Cottage/Heathcote House.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 165.0 km.
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