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Perfect Getaway! Bankside Cottage Milldale

SuperhostAlstonefield, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Entire cottage hosted by Vicki
6 guests3 bedrooms4 beds1 bath
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Bankside Cottage is a unique, quaint cottage set in the hamlet of Milldale, in the heart of Dovedale. Perfect for Walking and Exploring the Peak National Park.

This detached idyllic stone cottage provides accommodation for up to four adults and two children (six guests altogether) the cottage is tastefully decorated well equipped and very well looked after.

The space
Milldale is a beautiful place to visit. The dramatic 'white peak' landscape begins at the front door with fine views, walks, cycling and other leisure pursuits to enjoy. The renowned beauty spots of Dove Holes the “Stepping Stones" and Thorpe Cloud are approached over the viator bridge with a lovely walk through Dovedale.

* Bankside Cottage offers 2 comfortable double bedrooms and a BOX ROOM with 2 bunk beds.

Bunk beds are SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN AND SMALL ADULTS.

* A large family bathroom with separate shower and bath.

* A cosy beamed ceiling sitting room with a traditional open range fire. TV with DVD/ Bluray / iplayer.

* The kitchen is well equipped with a cooker range to add extra warmth a dishwasher and the separate dining/breakfast room seats 6.

* There is also a utility room with washing machine and dryer and a small space for your well behaved family pet.
Please note there is a pet charge of £10 which will be added to your bill once you have booked. Pets must not be left in the property unattended at any time.

* Outside the cottage the property has private parking for one car (further parking is free and available very close by). Please do not try to park extra cars on the roadside.

* Sitting area for alfresco eating area with BBQ to enjoy the sunshine.

* 3 adults bikes and 1 smaller bike (suitable for 8yr old up) available to use at your own risk.

Guest access
Bankside Cottage a stand alone cottage set in a quiet Hamlet of Milldale.

Other things to note
Places to visit and things to do.

Polly's is right next to the river and just down the road from Bankside Cottage. Sandwiches, drinks, Ice Creams Perfect for stocking up before a long walk or a refreshing snack after a long day exploring, sit and relax by the river.

Pubs and Food
The Watts Russell Arms Hopedale Ashbourne DE62GB Tel No (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)
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The George, Alstonefield. "Village local with comfort food" - The Good Food Guide (URL HIDDEN)

Charles Cotton Hartington (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN). (URL HIDDEN)

Manifold Inn at Hulme End on the way to Hartington - a little more pubbie!

The Light House Resturant @ Boylestone Asbourne DE65 AA (south of Ashbourne )tel (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) - in good food guide.

The Izaak Walton Hotel in Ilam which is the next valley DE62AY tel (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN).

Chatsworth House and farm shop, "Farm Retailer of the Year" (URL HIDDEN)

The Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop. (URL HIDDEN)

Hartington Cheese shop. (URL HIDDEN)

Hartington Creamery - Derbyshire Cheese Factory (URL HIDDEN)

The Buxton brewery. (URL HIDDEN)

https://peakdistrictdeli.com
Super service will make picnic hampers. Meal plan for special occasions or even if you don't feel like cooking order on line and book delivery time. Everything is locally produced and eco friendly they even deliver to the door.


Activities

Carsington Water, Walks and water based activities. (URL HIDDEN)

Chatsworth House, Historic seat of the Duke of Devonshire. (URL HIDDEN)

Haddon Hall, “the most romantic house to survive from the middle ages". (URL HIDDEN)

Caudwell's Mill, grade II listed flour mill. (URL HIDDEN)

Buxton Opera House, beautiful Edwardian theatre and one of the country's finest examples of Frank Matcham theatre design. (URL HIDDEN)

Fly Fishing day permits can be obtained from the Izaak Walton Hotel near Ashbourne.

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Walks in the area. (URL HIDDEN)
www.walkingthepeaks.com
altrachallenge.com

Other useful information:
Online food shopping - Waitrose or Sainsbury's will delivered to your door, both have stores in Ashbourne.
Wood, coal and sticks can be purchased in Ashbourne from David Neil's hardware store opposite the Lloyds Bank or Hartington stores.
Bankside Cottage is a unique, quaint cottage set in the hamlet of Milldale, in the heart of Dovedale. Perfect for Walking and Exploring the Peak National Park.

This detached idyllic stone cottage provides accommodation for up to four adults and two children (six guests altogether) the cottage is tastefully decorated well equipped and very well looked after.

The space
Milldale is a beautiful place to visit. The dramatic 'white peak' landscape begins at the front door with fine views, walks, cycling and other leisure pursuits to enjoy. The renowned beauty spots of Dove Holes the “Stepping Stones" and Thorpe Cloud are approached over the viator bridge with a lovely walk through Dovedale.

* Bankside Cottage offers 2 comfortable double bedrooms and a BOX ROOM with 2 bunk beds.

Bunk beds are SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN AND SMALL ADULTS.

* A large family bathroom with separate shower and bath.

* A cosy beamed ceiling sitting room with a traditional open range fire. TV with DVD/ Bluray / iplayer.

* The kitchen is well equipped with a cooker range to add extra warmth a dishwasher and the separate dining/breakfast room seats 6.

* There is also a utility room…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 bunk bed

Amenities

Wifi
Free driveway parking on premises – 1 space
Kitchen
Indoor fireplace
TV with premium cable
Dryer – In building
Hair dryer
Central heating
Washer – In building
Bathtub

Accessibility

Getting inside

No stairs or steps to enter

Bedroom

No stairs or steps to enter

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Alstonefield, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Come and take in the breathtaking landscape of the Peak District. You can take a spectacular walk over some of the 500 sq. miles of countryside and National Park, enjoy the rich cultural history of the area in the wonderful Chatsworth House (where Pride and Prejudice was filmed) and the wealth of other stately homes. There are also bustling, bright towns, cosy country pubs and great shopping all around. It is a trip that will be truly magical and compelling with so much to do in this glorious area of the English countryside.

Milldale, is the first welcoming view and entrance to Dovedale looking down the wooded ravine, cross over Viators Bridge to walk down through Dovedale to the stepping stones or north along the quieter stretches of Dovedale. All along the route watch out for dippers, kingfisher or even herons who will be looking for food in the clear waters of the River Dove.

Dovedale is one of the finest examples of a limestone and ash woodland habitat to be found in Europe. What makes the Dovedale landscape truly special is the incredible relationship which sees grassland changing into scrub/woodland and vise versa, creating a rare semi-natural and ancient ash woodland containing remnant true ancient woodland around the crags.

The steppng stones which join the two banks of the River Dove at the Southern end of Dovedale, were originally built by the Victorians due to the ever increasing popularity of the area, to find an easy way to cross the river. They have become one of the most iconic features of Dovedale in this area of outstanding natural beauty.

Fun for adults and children alike, hop from one stone to the next to continue exploring the rest of Dovedale. A little further up from stepping stones are a flight of steps, that were built during the Second World War by Italian prisoners of war, they lead to Lover's Leap. Climbing this hill is the only way to continue your journey north through Dovedale.

When the river is low the stepping stones can easily be crossed, however after heavy rainfall the stepping stones become difficult to cross. Steep slopes and undulating terrain make this area difficult for visitors with disabilities, however we are constantly upgrading accessibility to ensure that more visitors can enjoy the natural beauty of Dovedale. Accessible parking can be found at Stepping-Stones end
Come and take in the breathtaking landscape of the Peak District. You can take a spectacular walk over some of the 500 sq. miles of countryside and National Park, enjoy the rich cultural history of the area in…

Top places nearby

The George at Alstonefield
1.2 km
Dovedale
2.6 km
The Royal Oak
3.2 km
Thorpe Cloud
3.9 km

Dovedale Car Park
3.9 km
Ilam Park
4.0 km
Thor's Cave
4.2 km
Alton Towers Waterpark
13.0 km

Hosted by Vicki

Joined in April 2016
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We love visiting Bankside Cottage as much as we can our favourite escape. The cottage is my project and love making into a home from home. Everyone in Milldale is very friendly and has a great community feel. We enjoy walking with our dogs Dorothy and Gwen and love the fact that we can walk all day from the cottage and not have to get into the car. We are constantly doing little projects on the cottage having just completed a refit of the bathroom and the new range in the kitchen has changed the feel of the cottage adding a lovely background warmth.
We love visiting Bankside Cottage as much as we can our favourite escape. The cottage is my project and love making into a home from home. Everyone in Milldale is very friendly and…
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Checkout: 10:00 a.m.
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No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
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