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Excellent 5/5 Score from 16 reviews

Orchard Barn (& Anvil Cottage)

from £143 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 5/5 Score from 16 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

from £143 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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Orchard Barn (left hand side) & Anvil Cottage (right hand side)

Barn / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10

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Barn / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden


Ideal for extended families, friends, re-unions and social get-togethers & with 2 night weekend breaks for up to 10 people (+ cot) from £595.

We have just launched our website. Please take a look, its www orchardbarnashbourne co uk

Please note that Orchard Barn on its own sleeps 6, if you book accommodation for 10, then you are booking Anvil cottage too (which is included in the rates for 10 people). Orchard Barn is the larger of the 2 barns & is 2 bedroomed (1 double & 1 twin) + a pair of single beds (75cm each) that can be zipped together to create a king sized bed downstairs (see layout in pic.2). This part of the barn sleeps 6 and has catering / dining facilities for upto 10 guests. The upstairs bathroom has a bath with shower over & a shower room downstairs all with under floor heating, contemporary fittings and fully tiled.

Anvil Cottage is a luxury 2 bedroomed conversion (1 double & 1 bunk bed), it has a kitchen with breakfast table, separate lounge with 2 settee's & a log burner. The fully tiled contemporary bathroom upstairs has a shower over the bath & under floor heating. Both were completed in 2011 and new to the holiday rental market in 2013.

The barns can be rented separately for 4 or 6 guests or together to accommodate upto 10 guests (+ cot). Please note that whilst they are attached to each other, it is not possible to access the other without briefly going outside (just a few steps across the well lit, private gravelled drive area). Our guests tell us that this is ideal as it means that extended families have their own space, but there is ample room in Orchard Barn to socialise together.

Many of our bookings have been for birthday parties, family get togethers and re-unions, with 2 night weekend breaks (Fri & Sat nights) for 10 guests from £595.00. We try to reserve the school holidays for slightly longer stays.

Sited in the grounds of a 17th Century timber framed former farmhouse, the superb facilities include full under-floor heating powered by a Ground Source Heat Pump & PV cells, lovely baths & showers, log burners, dishwashers & washer dryers. The 2 acre paddock is for you to play in. There is a 37 inch Sony LCD TV & blu-ray player in the lounge of Orchard Barn & combi TV/DVD players in both Anvil Cottage & the sofa bed room of Orchard Barn. Free Wi-Fi is available in both barns and there is ample private parking.

Included within the price is all bedding, towels (min 2 each), Gas BBQ (Orchard), electricity and in each barn there is a 'welcome starter pack' including some coffee, tea, sugar a pint of milk, washing up liquid, dishwaher & washing machine detergents, basket of logs for each wood burner, toilet roll & 1 or 2 local products for you to try when available.

Being just 5 minutes from the A50 at Sudbury, we are situated on the outskirts of the village of Draycott-In-The-Clay on the very edge of the National Forest, with abundant beautiful woodland foot & bridle paths, 2 traditional pubs an Indian restaurant (who will deliver free) & a shop all in the village and just a few minutes easy walk away. We are within easy reach of the towns of Ashbourne, Burton upon Trent, Lichfield & Uttoxeter with all the attractions of the Peak District, Dovedale, Staffordshire Moorlands & Alton Towers on the doorstep.

Pets are welcome (downstairs) for a small charge of £5 per pet per night (max £25).

Midweek short breaks / corporate bookings are available at discounted rates on request.

One last thing, we have another (one bedroomed) holiday home a mile from Ashbourne called Christmas Cottage, home id 481361.

Thanks for looking.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Tatenhil 3 km, Nearest railway: Uttoxeter/ Tutbury & Hatton/ Burton-on-Trent 8 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Single beds (6), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

About this location

The Derbyshire region

Centrally located with easy road links from all directions we are situated just 10 miles South of the picturesque town of Ashbourne and on the northern edge of the National Forest, with Uttoxeter racecourse and Alton Towers just a few miles to the West and Tutbury castle a few to the East, Draycott-in-the-clay is ideally situated and there are numerous scenic walks on the doorstep (no need to even get in the car).

The usual attractions of the area include the 'Staffordshire Way', Tissington trail, Dovedale, Alton Towers, Uttoxeter Racecourse and the numerous National Trust properties including Sudbury Hall (museum of childhood), Tutbury Castle, Kedleston Hall, Calke Abbey, Chatsworth House, Hardwick Hall, Shugborough Hall, to name a few. The National Memorial Arboretum ( is just 10 miles away.

The historic Cathedral city of Lichfield is just 20 minutes away and the ancient Mercian capital of Repton is even closer.

The newly developed 'St Georges Park' is the FA's 330 acre National Football Centre and is just 5 minutes drive away (

Ashbourne is a beautiful & historic market town, known as the Gateway to the Peak District (see, with its traditional weekly Thursday & Saturday markets and a farmers market once a month.


The more adventurous amongst you should not be disappointed, below is a list of a few highlights of what is available close by (all within 30 minutes drive and I've been to most of them)!

MTB enthusiasts will be drawn to the wide variety of runs at Cannock Chase (see

There are numerous equestrian facilities within hacking distance, including the BSJA affiliated centre at Marchington ( or the 60 acre cross country course and other facilities at Eland Lodge (

If you fancy your hand at aviation you can take a trial lesson for under �£70 just up the road at Tatenhill ( or paragliding / hang gliding courses at Darley Moor ( which is on the road towards Ashbourne.

Also at Darley Moor is the Motor Cycle Racing circuit ( Sailing lessons are available at Carsington Water (, Staunton Harold ( Foremark ( and Blithfield Reservoir(

There are too many golf courses to list, but the most popular are at Ashbourne, Uttoxeter, Kedleston, Craythorne & Broughton Heath (Par 3).

If all this is a bit tame for you, then you are always welcome to join us in a game of Royal Shrovetide Football, which has been held every Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday in Ashbourne since the 12th Century. Each 'half' is between 3 and 8 hours long and the goals are just 3 miles apart (see or We look forward to seeing you there, whether you are an Up'ard or a Down'ard!!

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18 Mar 2015


"A wonderful place to stay."

We were met by Charlotte who welcomed us beautifully and had provided a chocolate cake, and drinks for the evening. The barn and cottage were very tastefully furnished with lovely light fabrics and de… More

9 Feb 2015


"Great for our lan party!"

we were looking for somewhere for 10 of us to take out computers and play games for a long weekend.we found the perfect venue, they catered perfectly for our needs helping us setup a wired internet co… More

Thank you for your kind review and for choosing to stay at our barns. Thank you also for researching infinity broadband which we have now subscribe to! We hope to see you again sometime in the future. Regards, Adam.

30 Nov 2014


"Our second visit, would not think of going anywhere else."

Our first visit was a group of nine of us celebrating a 30hr charity walking challenge reunion. We loved it so much I decided to have our ' early Christmas family reunion ' as we are all sca… More

17 Nov 2014


"Form start to finish fantastic"

We got there late but Adam still made time to say hello made us feel very welcome. It's just a lovely barn I would stay again thanks Adam for the cake mmmmmmm… More

16 Nov 2014


"Dirty dogleg 2014 in style..."

Each year a group of 9 or 10 of us meet up and go away for a weekend normally camping. This year we decided to glam it up and whilst searching came across this delightful place. On arrival we were met… More

28 Sep 2014



On arrival we were greeted by Adam . The barn and cottage are fabulous . There were ten of us on a hen party , it's a great location . On returning from our bike ride Adam had left us a delightfu… More

22 Aug 2014


"a lovely place very well presented clean and everything we wanted from our short break away"

we stayed here with extended family and 5 children between us we enjoyed ourselves very much and would like to thank the owners for the little extras i.e cake coffee milk ect ect we would definitely … More

15 Jul 2014


"Fantastic, peaceful, highly recommend!!!!"

A group of ten stayed here. 6 adults and 4 kids (2 under 3 years old)Firstly the location is very quiet and set in stunning scenery.The barn & cottage were stunning! Very modern on the inside yet not … More

1 Jul 2014


"The perfect spot for a Hen Weekend!"

A group of us travelling from all over the country needed a spot where we could make lots of noise, cook up a feast and generally have a bit of a party. We rented both Orchard Barn and Anvil Cottage w… More

1 Jun 2014


"Fantastic, comfortable and spacious accommodation"

We hired both barns for a party of 5 adults & 2 children, on arrival we had a welcome pack with all the essentials as well as real ales and home made chocolate cake, fantastic touches to welcome us to… More

Review 1-10 of 16

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      Calendar last updated:20 Apr 2015

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