Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
The Hayloft is a small apartment for two on the upper floor of a barn. The entrance is up a short external flight of stone steps with a handrail.
The accommodation is all on one level, with a compact, well-equipped kitchen with breakfast bar. The kitchen leads through to the spacious sitting/bedroom which has a king-size bed, sofa, TV and DVD. Original features in this room include an exposed stone wall, rafters and pitched roof. There is a bathroom with shower, hand-basin and toilet.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private tennis court, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
There is a small patio with garden furniture for you to relax in.
Access might not be suitable for a disabled person please call and check before booking.
Short breaks available - min. 3 nights
The Heart of England/Peak District
The Peak District provides opportunities for many types of outdoor activity. An extensive network of public footpaths and numerous long-distance trails (over 3000 km in total), as well as large open-access areas, are available for hillwalking and hiking. Bridleways are commonly used by mountain bikers, as well as horse riders. Some of the long-distance trails, such as the Tissington Trail, re-use former railway lines; they are much used by walkers, horse riders and cyclists. The Park authorities run cycle hire centres at Ashbourne, Parsley Hay and Ladybower Reservoir. Wheelchair access is possible at several places on the former railway trails, and cycle hire centres offer vehicles adapted to wheelchair users. There is a programme to make footpaths more accessible to less-agile walkers by replacing climbing stiles with walkers' gates.
The many gritstone outcrops, such as Stanage and the Roaches, are recognised as some of the finest rock climbing sites in the world (see: rock climbing in the Peak District). The Peak limestone also provides many testing climbs. Some of the area's large reservoirs (for example, Carsington Water) have become centres for water sports, including sailing, fishing and canoeing, in this most landlocked part of the UK.
Birchover is in a secluded position on the edge of the village of Birchover in the Peak District National Park, not far from the lovely market town of Bakewell. Just a stroll from the village along a quiet country lane, it commands splendid views over rolling countryside. With bridle ways going right past the door, there is direct access to the local countryside. A short drive away are the stately homes of Chatsworth and Haddon Hall and famous beauty spots including Dove Dale, Lathkill Dale and Monsal Dale.
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14 Apr 2012
"Excellent accommodation - highly recommended"
This accommodation is an excellent find. It is located in the quiet village of Birchover with one pub that plays live music and a gastro pub. There are some great walks (and 'climbs' amongst the druid rocks) but a car is advised if you want to venture outside of the village. The accommodation itself is set in grounds shared with the next barn conversion and has tennis courts which was a bonus for us. The Hayloft has everything you would need, it is very clean, bright and airey and the kitchen is well stocked with utensils and other things you might forget to pack like kitchen roll and washing up liquid.
Booking the Hayloft was straightforward and the people that own and manage the Hayloft were very friendly and helpful.
Thank you for a wonderful stay.
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