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“Lovely B&B, close to Chatsworth and Haddon Hall”
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River Cottage
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Atherton, California, United States
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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“Lovely B&B, close to Chatsworth and Haddon Hall”
Reviewed 10 June 2013

River Cottage is beautifully situated. Our room was elegant and the bathroom was super. Breakfast was fantastic. Our hosts were very friendly and helpful, giving us good advice on dining options and sights to see.

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lagos
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Reviewed 9 June 2013

Our first and certainly not our last visit. John and Gilly are perfect hosts making us so welcome on arrival.the room was very comfortable and with lovely views of the river and garden ,The breakfast really good with all local produce.
We will be recomending River cottage to our friends in Portugal as the perfect place to stay to explore Derbyshire and visit Chatsworth
Barrie & Denise Coombe

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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 June 2013

Thank you Gilly & John for another lovely time with you at your cottage.

Our room 1 was huge (especially the bathroom) and immaculate and had everything you could wish for to make our stay just perfect. Having the fridge close by for chilling our wine etc. is great!

Anyone visiting this wonderful cottage and its location will not be disappointed. We had beautiful walks at Tideswell and also Dovedale - this is a must! Please try and visit the Bull's Head Inn in the village - Plenty of food choice, excellent value and Debbie is the perfect host. The Italian in Bakewell (6 minutes drive away or get a taxi) is also worth a visit.

Thanks again all - we will be back and hopefully we will not have to leave it 3 more years.......

Rob & Sally
Stevenage
Hertfordshire

Room Tip: We have stayed in rooms 1 and 4. Room 1 is bigger with a huge bathroom. They are all nice for sure!
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Manchester
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Lovely B&B run by a lovely couple in a lovely area. John and Gilly make you most welcome, even before you get there you feel as if you know them well.

Our room was perfect, perhaps the only complaint is that the bathroom was on the small side but we managed.

The gardens are very pretty and we sat there a couple of times having a glass of wine watching the river.

As mentioned by previous reviewers, the breakfast was beautifully cooked and was thoroughly enjoyed.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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kuala lumpur
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Reviewed 23 May 2013

John and Gilly are great hosts, making their guests welcome in every way. Super, freshly cooked breakfast, comfortable rooms with all conveniences, beautiful setting - what more could you want.

Set in a pretty village with a few local shops and a great pub (The Bulls Head) that serves delicious evening meals all within walking distance.

John and Gilly are happy to suggest the best walks in the area, of which there are many and can be reached without a car. Nearby is Chatsworth House - definitely worth spending a day visiting House, Gardens and Shop.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
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reigate
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Reviewed 22 May 2013

This delightful B&B is by far the best we have experienced - anywhere. Spotlessly clean, tastefully furnished bedroom with luxury en-suite facilities. John and Gilly made us very welcome and served us the most delicious breakfasts, together with their home produced jams and bread. Would most definitely return and highly recommend to others.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 May 2013

We cannot return soon enough, every moment and every detail from when we arrive to our departure was perfect, John and gill's hospitality and attention to detail is for others to aspire to, John's local knowledge totally incredible and something to behold.

We will be highly recommending this place to this place to all our friends and family.

The home baked bread and preserves together with the carefully selected produce used for breakfast make for the perfect start to any day.

  • Stayed April 2013
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Additional Information about River Cottage

Property: River Cottage
Address: River Cottage Buxton Road, Ashford-in-the-Water, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1QP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Peak District National Park > Bakewell > Ashford-in-the-Water
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Ashford-in-the-Water
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — River Cottage 5*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We now offer this awarding wining property as an exclusive use self catering cottage in Ashford-in-the-Water, arguably the prettiest village in the Peak District National Park. Perfect for large groups accommodating up to 20 guests. Beautiful riverside location, a stroll away and stunning walks from the front door. 10 minutes from Chatsworth House, 5 minutes from Haddon Hall and at the start of the Monsal Trail. Spend lazy afternoons sitting by the river feeding the trout, or come and walk the trails. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
River Cottage Hotel Ashford-In-The-Water
River Cottage Ashford-In-The-Water, Peak District National Park

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