Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

A charming refurbished wooden beamed cottage, hidden in a conservation area in the very centre of this quaint market town on the edge of the Peak District. Perfect for intimate getaway with shops, restaurants, pubs and old style cinema, all just a stone throw away.

The cottage includes; a lounge downstairs with wood burning stove, compact kitchen with all the utilities and an upstairs bedroom and large bathroom, plus a private garden with deck and bench for smokers.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: East Midlands 19 km, Nearest railway: Belper 300 m
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden
Further details outdoors

Deck with bench in the private garden with sun aspect. Good for smokers

The Heart of England/Peak District

Set in the heart of Derbyshire, the town of Belper and the district of Amber Valley offers something for everyone. Glorious scenery, tranquil villages, bustling market towns, stately homes and a wide range of attractions to appeal to all tastes.

Belper is renowned for its charm, historic mills, rural setting and is listed as a World Heritage Site, and provides the gateway to the beautiful Peak District.

You can choose from learning more about the area's vast industrial heritage, do some shopping or perhaps visit one of the many factory shops in the area. There are beautiful parks and gardens to visit, Belper River Gardens are amongst the finest in the country. Taking walks and hikes in the beautiful Peak District landscape.

Belper

WORLD HERITAGE

Using the power of the River Derwent to drive the machinery, Jedediah Strutt built his first cotton mill, the South Mill, at Belper in 1776. Milford was chosen as the second site for a mill four years later.

The area is so rich in industrial heritage that it is not only of national importance, but occupies a pre-eminent position on the world stage, as an integral part of the Derwent Valley, which is universally recognised as the Cradle of the Industrial Revolution and now holds World Heritage Status.

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FARMERS' MARKETS

There is a Farmers' Market every second Saturday of the month on Belper Market Place. Also a regular farmers' market takes place in Shottle at the Railway Inn, Cowers Lane, on the third Saturday of the month.

For further Information on Market Days and Farmers' Markets - contact the Tourist Information Centre at Ripley (Tel. 01773 822116 ).

TOWNS

There are four towns in Amber Valley, namely Alfreton, Belper, Heanor and Ripley. Amber Valley Borough Council administrative centre is based at Ripley.

WALKING

The scenery in Amber Valley is stunning whether you are walking along the Derwent Valley or just enjoying the view from Crich Stand. All the walks featured will give you a real taste of the area.

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FACTORY SHOPS

Amber Valley is fortunate in having a wide array of factory shops. There is a leaflet available, which provides a location map of factory shops. Help with arrangements for group factory shop itineraries and tours can be provided by Ripley Tourist Information.

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INFORMATION

As well as booking accommodation at Tourist Information Centres, you can book tickets for local theatres, festivals and events. Pick up leaflets, guidebooks, souvenirs and travel information. Find out about activities in the area and check the What's On Guide.

For more information contact Ripley Tourist Information Centre, Town Hall, Ripley DE5 3BT - Telephone: 01773 841498.

Tourist Information is also available at the Derwent Valley Visitor Centre and other outlets in Amber Valley.