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Norbury Manor is a Grade I listed house situated in a rural setting with views of the Peak District. It sits within a Medieval knot garden. This large house is ideal for family get togethers. As White Peak is close by this makes it a popular location with walkers.
The cottage's layout
- Ground floor
- entrance hall, utility room, lavatory, scullery, kitchen with range cookers, sitting room with log burning stove, dining room, snug (double sofa bed available upon request) with open fire.
- First floor
- three bedrooms (1 double with en-suite shower room, 1 double with sitting room and 1 twin) bathroom and bathroom with seperate shower cubicle.
- Other floor
- two bedrooms (1 double and 1 twin) and bathroom.
Heating: oil fired central heating.
Garden: large garden to the rear and side of the house with small patio area.
Parking: space for 5 cars in front of the house.
Accessibility: low beams on the third floor.
Please Note: due to potential danger from falling tree branches and trees, guests are asked not to enter the area through the gate from the garden towards the summer house.
The Medieval Hall adjacent to the house is open to the public.
There is a working farm near by.
Offers: Holiday cottage guests have free entry to Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood.
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.
Hazards for children
As the unfenced river bank is accessible beyond the garden children should be supervised when using the Manor garden.
- Let starts
- Min stay
- Dogs allowed
- Yes, 2
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- Dogs welcome
- Open fire / stove
- Garden appeal
- Sofa/folding bed
- 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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place to visit
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- Alton Towers
- Derwent Dams
- Tissington Cycle Trail
- bird watching
National Trust places to visit
- The Old Manor
- Low, stone-built medieval hall
- Ilam Park and South Peak Estate
- South Peak Estate, including Ilam Park, Dovedale and Hamps and Manifold valleys
- Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood
- Late 17th-century house with sumptuous interiors and the Museum of Childhood, where you can take a fresh look at childhood
- Kedleston Hall
- Spectacular 18th-century mansion with Adam interiors, pleasure ground and parkland
- Winster Market House
- Late 17th- or early 18th-century market house
- Shugborough Estate
- Rare survival of a complete estate, with all major buildings including mansion house, servants' quarters, model farm and walled garden
Comments from past visitors
- February 2014
- Greater Manchester
- December 2013
- March 2013
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 0844 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.