4 Stable Yard Cottage
nr Chesterfield, Derbyshire+ Add to favourites
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Situated close to High Hazels, this cottage is part of a converted stableyard and also dates back to Bess of Hardwick times. It too has retained many of its sixteenth-century detail through 400 years of history. The spectacular Hardwick Hall, the charming gardens and orchards and the historic parkland are all waiting to be explored during opening hours. Ideally situated to visit nearby Clumber Park, Kedleston Hall and Chatsworth House.
The cottage's layout
- Ground floor
- entrance hall leading to kitchen, sitting room with multi-fuel stove and dining room.
- First floor
- three bedrooms (2 doubles, one with 5' antique mahogany half tester bed and en-suite shower room and one with 5' antique brass bed, 1 twin) and bathroom.
Heating: Oil central heating included.
Garden: There is a garden laid to lawn at the rear
Parking: There is space available for 2 cars in the stable courtyard.
Offers: Holiday Cottage guests have free access to Hardwick Hall, gardens and Stainsby Mill during opening hours. Outside of normal opening hours the gardens are accessible exclusively for Holiday Cottage guests.
For any 3 night booking starting on a Thursday, guests can benefit from a late departure time on the Sunday of 6pm, at no extra charge.
Catering: Pre-order meals -
To help your stay start in comfort and complete relaxation, the team at Hardwick Hall can provide a meal on arrival ready for you to pop In the oven. All you need to do is put your feet up and relax.
The delicious menu ranges from £4.50-£8.95 per person and is made with local produce.
The meal will be delivered to the cottage and left in the fridge ready for your arrival. We need a minimum of three working days notice.
We are happy to cater for private dinners a menu can be planned for your group. Menus and services required will be priced accordingly.
For further details please call the contact centre on 0844 800 2070
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- Dogs allowed
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- Dogs welcome
- Open fire / stove
- Pub nearby
- Tumble dryer
- Washing machine
- Double bed
Things to see and do nearby
- Heart of England
The industrial heart of England now offers one of Britain's loveliest National Parks, the Peak District, a region of outstanding natural beauty with spectacular and contrasting scenery. Moorland, ancient oak woodlands, bustling market towns and pretty villages are easily accessible from some of our major cities. Some of the Trust's finest properties are in the area, including High Peak Estate, straddling the Yorkshire-Derbyshire border, Lyme Park mansion and gardens, surrounded by a medieval deer park and Hardwick Hall, hardly changed since its creation in Elizabethan times. To the south is the gentler area of the Cotswolds and its neighbouring county of Warwickshire. With its gently rolling countryside of hills and valleys, picturesque stone villages and fine houses, this beautiful area now offers the visitor a glimpse of traditional English life. The National Trust owns some of the loveliest countryside in the area, some fine houses and important gardens. There is a huge and varied choice from Tudor Snowshill Manor, with its eclectic collection of musical instruments, clocks and Japanese armour to Hidcote Manor Gardens, famous for its rare trees, shrubs and outstanding herbaceous borders. Other Trust places in the area include Newark Park with its stunning views, the Sherborne Park estate, while the Buscot and Coleshill estates in west Oxfordshire are set in 7,500 acres of rolling farmland and woodland. The Iron Age hill-fort of Badbury Hill offers superb views over the Upper Valley south to White Horse Hill and the Berkshire Downs.
- Peak District
With its spectacular and contrasting scenery, the Peak District is a region of outstanding natural beauty and one of Britain?s loveliest National Parks. The National Trust has been hard at work here for over 100 years and now cares for some 40,000 acres. High Peak Estate is the largest estate, over 33,000 acres of high moorland straddling the Yorkshire-Derbyshire border. Although only ten miles from the centre of Sheffield, the Longshaw Estate boasts more than 1,700 acres of open moorland, gritstone edges and ancient oak woodland, while the 4,400 acre South Peak Estate lies in the magnificent limestone hills, centred upon the well-known beauty spots of Ilam and Dovedale. On the foothills of the Peak District, Lyme Park contains an Italianate mansion and Victorian garden surrounded by a medieval deer park of almost 1,400 acres.Hardwick Hall is ideally situated for exploring the Peak District and Sherwood Forest, while the gentler landscapes of South Derbyshire contain pretty villages, bustling market towns and the fast-growing National Forest. The area is steeped in history with ancient castles, grand houses and sites that reveal the ingenuity of our industrial past.
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- Chatsworth House
- Alton Towers
- Sherwood Forest
- Horse riding
National Trust places to visit
- Hardwick Hall
- One of Britain's greatest and most complete Elizabethan houses
- Hardwick Estate: Stainsby Mill
- Impressive fully functioning water-powered flour mill
- Clumber Park
- Extensive area of parkland, including peaceful woods, open heath and farmland
- Mr Straw's House
- A 1920s house captured in time
- Winster Market House
- Late 17th- or early 18th-century market house
- Duffield Castle
- The remains of one of England's largest 13th-century castles
Comments from past visitors
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What it will cost
- VAT at the current rate
- Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
(not included in the price table above)
- A non-refundable £10 charge is not included, and will be added to the total price of your holiday to cover the cost of accidental breakages
- Unfortunately we cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0344 335 1287 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire about future cottage bookings and reservations.
- As part of the annual pricing review of all its cottages the National Trust reserves the right to move individual cottages up or down the price bands and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for certain cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.