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Silk Cottage, Eyam, Peak Dist.

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Silk Cottage from the front
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Deer can be seen in the grounds of Chatsworth House
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
Cottage
Silk Cottage is situated on the edge of Eyam, commonly known as The Plague Village. The cottage is a lovely retreat, somewhere to get away from the stresses of life. Whether you want to enjoy the many physical activities available to you within the Peak District, or to just sit and relax looking out onto open countryside... Silk Cottage is perfectly located. Detached, and with it's own parking space to the rear, the cottage was formally part of an old silk mill built in 1735, and is now converted into a well appointed cottage sleeping two people. The mill was where Ralph Wain discovered how to weave silk on both sides in 1785. In the apex of one of the walls is a pigeon loft which was used by carrier pigeons to send messages to suppliers of silk in Macclesfield. The cottage looks out up ...Silk Cottage is situated on the edge of Eyam, commonly known as The Plague Village. The cottage is a lovely retreat, somewhere to get away from the stresses of life. Whether you want to enjoy the many physical activities available to you within the Peak District, or to just sit and relax looking out onto open countryside... Silk Cottage is perfectly located. Detached, and with it's own parking space to the rear, the cottage was formally part of an old silk mill built in 1735, and is now converted into a well appointed cottage sleeping two people. The mill was where Ralph Wain discovered how to weave silk on both sides in 1785. In the apex of one of the walls is a pigeon loft which was used by carrier pigeons to send messages to suppliers of silk in Macclesfield. The cottage looks out up to Eyam Edge - the dividing line between the White and Dark Peak areas - making it an ideal base to explore the entire Peak District. To the rear, up Tideswell Lane, are gentle walks with paths over small walled fields. Whatever your reason for visiting the Peak District, Silk Cottage provides you with homely, well appointed accommodation, in a picturesque setting. AS OF DECEMBER 2012, WE ARE PLEASED TO CONFIRM THAT THE COTTAGE NOW HAS FREE WI-FI FOR OUR GUESTS.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Guests should wash and dry all dishes before leaving. We ask that all guests recycle as much of their rubbish as possible. Please take off shoes before walking on the carpets.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Paul B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2010
Interaction with guests
We are available over the phone during your stay if required to solve any issues. The key is in a key safe, so arrival time is flexible,
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Reviewed 15 October 2019

A lovely cottage in village of Eyam on edge of village. Well equipped, warm. Great shower Had everything we needed Lots of info on local places to visit and eat out. Good base to explore local town of Bakewell.Lots of nice restuarants 5-10 mins drive...More

Date of stay: October 2017
1  Thank holtroad
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Very good location - we easily accessed Chatsworth, Castleton, Mam Tor, Derwent and Howden Reservoirs - paces worth visiting. Books at the cottage helped a lot to choose places to visit. We felt like home in the Silk Cottage and Eyam felt not only a...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank Sigiciukas
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Great location for walking in the Peak District. Interesting village. Cottage has all you need. Lovely and warm and cosy. Neighbours are friendly.

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Karen B
Management response:Responded 1 March 2018

Hi Karen, thank you for your very kind review, much appreciated. Best regards Paul

Reviewed 22 December 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our weeks stay at Silk Cottage in Eyam. The cottage was warm, cosy, and full of character. It had everything that you could possible need. A perfect cottage for two. The village is full of history with plenty of local walks as well...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Frances T
Management response:Responded 24 December 2017

Thank you for your lovely review, glad you had a great time, and hope you have a wonderful Christmas!

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Well equipped cottage in the lovely village of eyam. Especially liked the spa bath after walking/cycling in the area. It is in a gorgeous part of the country and we will definitely be back at some point. The only draw back was there isn't really...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Bronwyn B
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Lovely cottage, in a great location. Fabulous views from the upstairs room. Made to feel very welcome by all the locals. The history of the village was fascinating.

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Clazster
Management response:Responded 23 July 2017

Thanks for your great review, and we hope you will return one day, you have our direct contact details.

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The cottage was a great base for exploring the local area. The cottage itself was fantastic for our anniversary and had everything you would want and more (the spa bath is a great extra). We loved how easy it was to explore the local area...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Rob B
Management response:Responded 15 May 2017

Thanks for a great review, and glad you had a special anniversary!

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Doesn't the title say it all? I ground the cottage very easy to book, with great communication from Paul the owner. The location was spot on for 3 days and nights walking and experiencing the peaks. Couldn't have asked for more really!!! Will definitely aim...More

Date of stay: April 2017
1  Thank krizzydolphin
Management response:Responded 8 April 2017

Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to welcoming you back to the cottage in the future!

Reviewed 11 March 2017

A fantastic stay at Silk Cottage. Great location for exploring the Hope Valley, with its spectacular walks and stunning landscapes. The cottage itself is on the edge of Eyam village and is very well decorated throughout and is very well equipped with absolutely everything you'd...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank PaulN2054
Management response:Responded 12 March 2017

Thanks for your review, much appreciated, and hope to see you back some time. If you email direct to us to book, we offer a 10% discount for returning guests.

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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Date of stay: January 2017
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Parking
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
EYAM Eyam is situated in the heart of the Peak District, in fact Eyam Edge marks the ‘boundary’ between the Dark and White Peak areas. It is 5 miles from Bakewell and less than 20 miles from Sheffield. A popular destination for historians, tourists, walkers, and other outdoor pursuit enthusiasts, it is the ideal base for your stay in the Peak District. The village boasts several tea shops, a pub (two more pubs are within walking distance of the village, don’t worry!), village shop, butchers and a post office — meaning you don’t really need to leave the village during your stay! Heading out from the village, to all points of the compass, are walks for all levels of walker. Other outdoor pursuits are available in the surrounding areas. You are within a short driving distance of Bakewell...
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Frequently Asked Questions about Silk Cottage, Eyam, Peak Dist.

Silk Cottage, Eyam, Peak Dist. is able to accommodate up to 2 guests. See all property details.

Silk Cottage, Eyam, Peak Dist. has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Silk Cottage, Eyam, Peak Dist. has one bedroom available. See all property details.

Stays at Silk Cottage, Eyam, Peak Dist. must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.