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The Old Creamery

Certificate of Excellence 2014

from £57 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 5/5 Score from 48 reviews

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The Old Creamery

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

This detached barn conversion offers comfortable accommodation in an area ideal for walkers, cyclists and those who just want to take it easy. The cottage is furnished & decorated to a high standard & incorporates many original features including exposed beams & stone walls. The sitting room is well equipped with guidebooks of the local area as well as novels, DVDs and games & has a balcony affording views over the Amber Valley.

Cook a meal in the well equipped kitchen or venture out to sample a variety of cuisines in numerous local pubs & restaurants.

Wingfield Manor is a gentle 5 minute walk from the cottage and there is easy access to a wide range of other walks. Numerous local attractions are within easy reach by car or even bike.

The cottage is situated in an area famous for its wonderful scenery and country walks & with the Peak District close by, moorland countryside, picturesque villages, grand gardens and magnificent landscapes can all be enjoyed.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3.3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: East Midlands 46.5 km, Nearest railway: Alfreton 4.6 km
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
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Bedroom 1- A spacious double room with a King-size bed complete with Sealy Posturepedic mattress, a wardrobe & a chest of drawers providing ample storage space.

Bedroom 2 - This bedroom can be set up with either 2 single beds or as a king-size bed depending on your requirements. A perfect second bedroom complete with wardrobe and drawer storage.

Kitchen- The kitchen is very well equipped with washing machine, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, gas hob and cooker, microwave, toaster etc. It has a table that comfortably seats four - perfect for breakfast before you head out for the day or for a leisurely evening meal.

Lounge - With beautiful views over the valley, the lounge is the perfect place to spend a relaxing evening or wile away a wet afternoon. There are two large sofas, a flat screen TV with DVD player and a selection of DVDs,books, puzzles & games that are free to borrow during your visit. The log effect stove makes sure it is always cosy and warm whatever the weather outside!

Bathroom- A new bathroom suite has recently been installed and includes a bath with an upright shower as well as a toilet and basin.

Hall- There is ample space for wet coats, muddy boots, brollies and hats in the dedicated hall storage area.

Further details outdoors


Guests at the cottage may make use of the lower garden that belongs to the adjacent farmhouse. It is the perfect spot for a pre-dinner drink as the sun goes down or even an al fresco dinner in summer. Barbecue facilities can be provided on request.


There is private off-road parking directly next to the cottage for two cars

Further details

The cottage is not ideal for toddlers as it is on several levels but is perfect for babies or older children for whom stairs are no longer a hazard.

No dogs.

No Smoking

The Derbyshire region

The area is famous for its wonderful scenery and country walks. The ultimate in “year round” appeal, the Peak District offers moorland countryside, picturesque villages, grand gardens and magnificent scenery. Britain’s first National Park, today the boundary of the Peak District National Park touches upon six counties and encloses 555 square miles of open moorland, flowing rivers, rolling valleys and wooded dales. It is a perfect destination for walkers and climbers. From a gentle stroll to a full-scale hike, the Peak District has a walk to suit everybody.

For a day of history and elegance there is the beautiful Chatsworth House, where Capability Brown designed and landscaped the beautiful gardens in the 1760s. A visit to the lovely spa town of Buxton, home to St Anne’s Well, a public drinking fountain and source of the famous mineral water, is also recommended.

The Peak District’s many hospitable and picturesque villages such as Ashbourne, Bakewell and Matlock Bath still practice a range of ancient customs and traditions, including the ‘Well Dressings’ festival in the summertime. Below ground, a world of caverns and caves are waiting to be explored by cavers and pot-holers but also by the casual visitor with guided trips around the amazing and quite spectacular caverns and disused marble and stone mines-visit Peak Cavern or Blue John cavern, or join a magical boat tour of Speedwell’s flooded passages.

South Wingfield

The quiet village of South Wingfield is only 1 mile from Crich and 2 miles from Alfreton. It has 2 public houses and a village shop. The Old Yew Tree Inn, serving food and cask ales and ciders at affordable prices, is only a short step away. Crich has a post office, a general store, a bakers, hairdresser, greengrocer, butcher & chemist as well as the National Tramway Museum. Alfreton is a larger town with banks and a wider selections of shops.

From The Old Creamery immediate access can be enjoyed to several walks and a wide network of public footpaths across rolling Derbyshire countryside and bluebell woodland. The imposing ruins of Wingfield Manor, where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned can be seen from one of these local walks. The drive to Chatsworth House crosses the scenic “White Peak” and is a beautiful open road trip for the motor enthusiast.

Within a 10 mile radius there are many family activities including Gulliver’s Kingdom Theme Park, The Heights of Abraham and Hall Leys Park, which has many recreational activities such as mini golf, bowls, tennis, a boating lake, a miniature railway and a children’s play area. Matlock and Matlock Bath offer a range of activities such as climbing and canoeing and golf, shooting and horse riding are also available locally.

The local Tourist Information ( has lots more ideas to help you plan your stay.

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21 Jan 2015


"A wonderful place to stay"

We stayed for two nights in this beautiful cottage in the heart of the village. Extremely comfortable and furnished with exquisite taste. Everything has been thought through with great care and attent… More

12 Jan 2015


"An oasis of calm far from the madding crowds"

A return to our home from home far from the madding crowds for a perfect week to recharge the batteries before the onslaught of Christmas festivities. Priscilla is consistently the perfect host and we… More

22 Nov 2014


"Cosy Winter Weekend"

Great winter weekend spent in this cosy cottage. Despite the drizzly weather lots of fun was had drinking cups of tea and playing board games (a great selection provided for us!). Had everything we ne… More

23 Oct 2014


"Lovely place to stay"

Excellent communication with Priscilla prior to arrival, even texting me on the day of arrival to say we could come early if we wanted! Good, friendly welcome and lovely basket of arrival goodies. Cl… More

21 Sep 2014


"Beautiful cottage perfect location!"

Warm welcome from unobtrusive hosts Patricia and Ian. Beautiful cottage with everything you would need and more for a perfect break. It is home from home with lovely touches including the welcome item… More

6 Sep 2014


"Perfect getaway"

This was my second time visiting and I absolutely loved it! The cottage was as perfect as it was the last time I visited with my friends for a girlie weekend and this time with my family for my 30th b… More

1 Aug 2014


"Fantastic, relaxing, home from home."

My wife and I stayed for a week with our young baby. The accommodation is a beautifully restored old building, tastefully decorated and extremely well equipped. Our courteous hosts Priscilla and Ian w… More

14 Jul 2014


"Great place to stay"

A very warm welcome awaited us as we arrived, a very clean, bright and comfy cottage. It has got everything you want in a holiday rental. Value for money and we will stay again.… More

2 Jun 2014


"Outstanding Property"

Immaculately presented and very well equipped cottage in an excellent location conveniently located for all that beautiful Derbyshire has to offer. Comfortably furnished throughout, the owners have th… More

26 May 2014


"Sssssshhhhhhh you'll want to keep this gem to yourself"

Another welcome return to our sanctuary A tonic for the soul Priscilla was as welcoming as ever, there is absolutely nothing that leaves you wanting for anything.... except more days of peace and rela… More

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    • 4 Years listed

    Calendar last updated:02 Apr 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
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