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The Old Lockup

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Magistrates room, 2 nights. Very clean and comfortable. Thank you Tim for an excellent 3 course dinner and your fabulous breakfasts. Vinyl collection enormous and another thank you for allowing us to spin the turntable. An extremely enjoyable short break and brought back with us a selection of Tim's excellent brews. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As clean and comfy as you could wish for with a hearty and tasty breakfast. Owner Tim cooks a very good dinner, brews a great pint esp. Black Maria and has a huge collection of 12inch vinyls he actually trusts his guests with. Remand us in custody here anytime.

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northeast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed for 2 nights in march 2017, our room was lovely and we were helped upstairs with our luggage,which was a bonus for us! tea & cake on arrival & we had dinner on the first evening.....tims cooking is amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! im scared of cats & I never even saw their cat whilst there,thanks to tim! would definitely stay again,it...

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a short break in Wirksworth at the Old Lockup. The hotel is lovely very unique and really makes the most of its historical features and background. We were greeted with a cup of tea and a slice of cake before making our way to the Magistrates room. Tim could not do enough for us and his breakfasts...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a 2 night stay in this old police station now turned into a B and B. Tim greeted us on the first night and offered tea and cake which was a lovely touch after our long drive there. We were given the magistrates room which is a good sized room, full of character. We were given a...

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Olney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Solicitors room was comfortable and well furnished and, like the rest of the house had lots of nice little touches to make us feel welcome. We had a delicious dinner, cooked with fresh ingredients and nicely served. Breakfast too was good and we could choose how much (or little) we wanted by ordering the night before. There is no...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from a 2 night stay at the lovely quaint old lock up. Our host Tim was there to greet us with Tea and cakes before we were shown out room that used to be part of the old police station but is now a b and b that has loads of character. We found the food...

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent two nights in this unusual B & B. Nice touch was when we arrived we had cake and tea. Our room was The Magistrates Room which was lovely with the antique French bed. Good choices for breakfast and we had a nice evening meal on our first night. We would definitely recommend this B & B

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Great to stay somewhere a bit different and with a bit of history, our bathroom being an old prison cell. Tim was a friendly host and a good chef, the breakfast was great and there was a good choice of menu.

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Warwick
Reviewed 27 February 2017

My girlfriend and I had a lovely stay in this interesting and quirky guesthouse. Tim was the perfect host as well as a great cook (the breakfasts were great and the evening meal we had there on our first night was top notch). We were offered tea and cake on our arrival and lacked for nothing during our stay. There...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1842 as the magistrate's house and later used as a police station The Old Lockup is now a quirky but luxurious guest house boasting four double bedrooms, all en-suite, and fantastic breakfasts. Set in the Derbyshire Dales on the edge of the Peak District National Park and just four miles from Carsington Water there really is something for everyone. Chatsworth House, the Tissington and High Peak trails and more walking than you can shake a stick at are all on the doorstep. Looking for an unusual place to spend that romantic break? Well maybe you just found it! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Lockup

Address: 46 North End, Wirksworth DE4 4FG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Wirksworth
Price Range: £82 - £94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Lockup 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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