About this listing
What are you doing this summer? Book a romantic getaway at Bleak House Cottage. 2017 Airbnb Superhost and award winning Holiday Property of the Year', Bleak House Cottage is one of the best!*
Within easy reach of all major cities, at Bleak House Cottage you can take the slow road and discover the undiscovered Peak District. Disconnect, de-stress, restore & revitalise yourself, walk straight from the door or the Roaches, Chrome Hill and Dovedale a short distance. SKY. WiFi and real log burner.
Summer is here at Bleak House Cottage, a stunningly restored former stonemason's cottage. Enjoy long summer days walking in the Peak District. Here you can disconnect, de-stress, relax and recharge. With glorious walking straight from the front door, Bleak House Cottage is at the heart of the undiscovered Peak District so kick off your shoes, put on your walking boots and discover the myths and magic of the Roaches, Manifold Valley and Chrome Hill.
Pack up a lunch box and set off from the front door. Head off to one of the summer events, celebrate National Parks Week, visit RHS Chatsworth, enjoy Chatsworth stunning 'Style' celebration, or just mooch around the many country markets and indulge in locally sourced foods in country pubs and restaurants before returning home to the cottage. Bleak House Cottage is perfectly located in the Peak District for that perfect getaway. We offer some great deals!
Read our reviews on Airbnb and Trip Advisor, we are continually rated 5 out of 5 for a great place to stay!
Bleak House Cottage has been beautifully restored back to its origins as a former stonemasons cottage. To make your stay perfect we have included all modern conveniences including luxury en-suite shower, wood burning stove, central heating, traditional hand made and finished solid wood kitchen with usual facilities, full Sky package and free wifi. Wake up in the morning to the sounds of the birds singing and settle down in the evening under a carpet of stars and silence. Bring your bikes, there is miles and miles of perfect cycling with secure cycle storage and equipment jet washing facilities. Bleak House Cottage has easy access, safe parking and two private patios. Bleak House Cottage is in close proximity to all attractions in the Peak District including, Chatsworth Country House, Bakewell, Buxton, Leek, Rudyard Lake and dating back to the Doomsday Book, Longnor just a couple of miles away. We are happy to organise locally sourced hampers ready for your arrival and accept one small/medium dog by agreement. Conditions apply, please contact Maria before booking.
We endeavour to be here on site to meet and greet you, otherwise will arrange for keys to be available ready for your arrival.
Interaction with guests
At Bleak House Cottage we are available either in person or by phone should you need any help. We offer a warm welcome all, and are happy to organise locally sourced food hampers and everyday essentials, provide expert wine selection, book guided walks, arrange a tourist guide or theatre tickets and offer local tourism advice.
On arrival we ensure you have coffee, tea, milk and sugar, a welcome basket of treats and a basket of logs to ensure you settle in straight away.
Other things to note
MAIN EVENTS 2017
Don't miss National Park Week, book your stay at Bleak House Cottage July 24 - 30.
Whatever time of year you stay at Bleak House Cottage, there’s always exciting events in the Peak District! Here is a brief selection all within easy reach of Bleak House Cottage
LEEK –EVERY SATURDAY: Antique and Collectors Market in the Market Place.
Totally Locally Sunday Supplement Market
First Sunday of every month – great local food and craft market in the historic Market Place. Dogs always welcome.
Every year the Peak District celebrates the ancient art of Well Dressing, unique to the Peak District where town and village communities come together to create living art installations from natural materials between May and September.
RHS CHATSWORTH FLOWER SHOW - 7 – 11 JUNE 2017
Discover fabulous gardens, browse great shopping see Wedgwood showcase it’s new and exciting retail concept at the show.
EROCIA BRITANNIA FESTIVAL 16 – 18 JUNE
Friden, Newhaven, Nr. Longnor, SK17 0DY
Eroica Britannia is back for its fourth year and now at a location close to Bleak House Cottage. A new year means a whole new exciting adventure as we put down roots in the green and pleasant farmlands surrounding Friden Grange.
Buxton International Festival 7 – 23 July
Internationally renowned and award-winning Buxton Festival, featuring opera, music and books is recognised as one of the UK's leading arts festivals.
The Buxton Festival Fringe - 5 – 23 July
The biggest UK Fringe between Edinburgh and Brighton takes place in July in parallel with the Buxton Festival and features substantial Theatre, Comedy and Music sections as well as Dance, Film, For Families, Spoken Word, Street Theatre, Film, Visual Arts and more.
Chatsworth Country Fair -1st Sept -3rd Sept info to follow.
In our effort to care for this beautiful environment we ask that the heating is turned down before you go out and in our support of dark skies we request lights are not left on unnecessarily - in return you will be rewarded with spectacular night skies. We are happy to accept small dogs. Please note that they are not allowed to be left alone in the cottage and must be kept out of the bedroom and off the sofa. Guests wishing to bring a dog must confirm with us prior to booking.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.