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Welcome to The Barn @ The Old Bakery

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Car not necessary

The Old Bakery Barn was originally one of the oldest cottages in the pretty Derbyshire Dales village of Youlgreave, within Derbyshire's Peak District. The Barn is accessed from a courtyard and has charming views of the spectacular countryside.

The comfortable spacious lounge area has two sofas, one of which can form an extra bed for two. In the newly fitted kitchen there is an induction 4 ring hob and an electric fan oven, together with a microwave, fridge and washing machine. All the utensils and crockery necessary to prepare delicious meals are provided. There is a dining table and 4 chairs. A large TV with an extensive DVD collection is available for guests use. A light and airy bedroom at the opposite end of the property boasts a king sized double bed and a Velux window through which you can fall asleep watching the starry night sky. The bedroom and lounge are joined by a hallway with plenty of storage space for your belongings. The bathroom with bath and overhead shower leads off the hallway. The Barn is centrally heated throughout, making it warm and cosy even when the weather outside is cold. It has a private balcony where you can sit and enjoy a glass of wine and watch the world go by on those sunny afternoons and evenings. There is free secure parking next to the cottage.

The Barn is a fabulous place to use as your base for a walking holiday, (simple walking guides are provided), in the Peak District or for cycling or sight seeing across the whole wondrous area that makes up the unique White Peak.

There are three village pubs in Youlgrave, all serving good quality home cooked meals and a butcher who sources his meat locally. The popular tourist town of Bakewell with its famous pudding and tarts is just three miles away.

The town of Matlock, which offers fantastic sight seeing via the Heights of Abraham's cable car, is 8 miles away.

Chatsworth House is within walking distance as is Haddon Hall. Both well worth a visit.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: 40, Nearest railway: 10
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Secure parking

The Heart of England/Peak District

The Barn is situated in the White Peak in The Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, with its idilic scenery for walking in quiet countryside, cycling on trails and deserted roads. Monsall Trail allows walking and cycling through the stunning scenery of Derbyshire's White and Dark Peaks.

Within Derbyshire there are some fantastic bouldering and climbing pitches.

For the Photographer, the region represents a fantastic challenge to capture the stunning scenery.

Derbyshire is a haven for Birdwatchers.

Local towns of Bakewell, Matlock, Ashbourne, Buxton are all near by. The cities of Sheffield, Chesterfield, Derby and Nottingham are all within an easy drive. There are many Antique shops and auction houses in Derbyshire.

For lovers of 'Stately Homes' There are many examples of National Trust and Privately owned properties to visit.

The Inn Way (Real Ale trail) has the largest representation in the country of pubs and hostelries many of which are independent and thriving.


The village of Youlgrave (Youlgreave) is situated above the beautiful and stunning Rivers of Bradford and Lathkill. This area offers an idillic setting for Walking, Cycling, site seeing and photography.

Youlgreave Well Dressing takes place in June. Offering 5 stunning, 'dressed wells' within the village.

The town of Bakewell offers retail therapy and the famous Bakewell Pudding, local Farmers Market,

Visitor attractions include: Chatsworth House (10 minutes drive) and its parkland: "Chatsworth is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family. The house architecture and collection have been evolving for five centuries."

Haddon Hall (5 minutes drive away) "Described by Simon Jenkins in “1000 Best Houses” as “the most romantic house to survive from the middle ages”. Set in the heart of the beautiful Peak District National Park, parts of the house date from the 12th Century, sitting like a jewel in its Elizabethan terraced gardens, and overlooking the River Wye"

Monsall and Tissington Trails offer cycle hire and fantastic family fun.

A steam train runs from Matlock through to Darley Dale, which offers a taste of "yesteryear".

Many of our visitors arrive 'on foot' from other villages, using popular walks such as the Limestone Way.

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Review 1-7 of 7

28 Mar 2014


"Great accomodation and good walking"

Ken and Carol were very helpful both before and during our stay and the property was all that was promised.The Barn was very warm and comfortable and is in the heart of the village of Youlgreave which… More

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear that all was to your expectation in The Barn @ The Old Bakery.
Youlgrave offers an excellent base from which to sample the delights of some fantastic scenery around the area.
We hope to see you again.

21 Mar 2014


"Lovely cottage - nice and cozy - kick back and relax, or go walking amidst the stunning landscape."

Lovely cottage rental - nice and cozy - great to just kick back and relax. The owners were very welcoming and helpful. We were given lots of advice on places to visit and places to eat out etc. The area has many walks and some impressive scenery. We used the cottage as a base camp from where we travelled to various locations. Would definitely recommend.

Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you managed to use The Barn @ The Old Bakery as a base to visit some local places. There are many attractions within an easy drive offering a vast range of entertainment. The majority of our visitors, like you, manage to take in some of the stunning scenery around the area. It is pleasing to hear that you were also able to 'relax and unwind'.

12 Mar 2014


"Relaxing and friendly with everything you need."

A beautiful little flat, the owners supply everything you could need and are very friendly and helpful. The surrounding area is fantastic and easily accessible with friendly pubs serving lovely food and atmosphere. The owners have thought of everything to make your stay as relaxing and as stress free as possible. Thank you for a lovely few days.

Thank you for your review. We aim to provide our guests with everything they need to enjoy a relaxing "home from home" experience. As you rightly state, the surrounding area is fantastic; a haven for walkers and cyclists and nature lovers. The three pubs in the village offer a great range of food and drink, and the beauty is they are all within two minutes walk of The Barn @ The Old Bakery.

2 Mar 2014


"We loved it!"

Lovely little place to stay, we didn't want to leave! Felt very welcomed and all the little extras made it feel like home. It's a great location within the Peak District with beautiful walks nearby and the owners were very helpful at recommending the best places to go. We will definitely consider coming back to stay again.

Thank you for your comments. We have tried to ensure anyone visiting The Barn @ The Old Bakery goes away feeling relaxed, having enjoyed their stay in our accommodation. There are a vast number of walks from 'the door' of The Barn, so you have just touched on some of them. We hope you are able to return to enjoy further what the White Peak has to offer.

24 Jan 2014


"Perfect holiday hideaway"

We booked the day before arrival, Ken got back to us straight away with availability. What a beautiful, well equipped converted barn. Right in the heart of the village, which has everything you need. … More

We aim to ensure that guests using The Barn @ The Old Bakery, enjoy their stay and leave relaxed.
We hope you return to enjoy further, what the area has to offer.

28 Sep 2013



A lovely place to stay in a very traditional village. The accommodation was clean, modern, well looked after and has everything you need. The owners were very helpful and on hand if we needed them. The location is ideal, with Bakewell just down the road and many walks on your doorstep. Will be recommending and returning in the future.

We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the accommodation met with your expectations. The village offers a fantastic base from which to explore the White Peak of The Peak District.

15 Sep 2013


"Great base for great walking"

Lovely, comfortable and clean accommodation. Youlgreave is a lovely village and makes a great base for exploring this area. We did several walks, all very scenic, there are several walks straight f… More

Thank you for your review. As you suggest the walking on offer from the door of The Barn @ The Old Bakery is stunning. Youlgrave has all the amenities required to make Self Catering easy, and we are pleased you found the facilities in The Barn @ The Old Bakery lived up to your high expectations.
Private parking is at a premium in Youlgrave, and we are pleased to be able to offer this facility to guests using The Barn @ The Old Bakery.

Review 1-7 of 7

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