Candlelight Cottage is a romantic oak beamed 18th Century cottage, overlooking the village green in the peaceful,unspoilt Peak District village of Litton; an ideal location for a holiday, just 15mins by car from the bustling market town of Bakewell, the world famous stately home of Chatsworth and the regal spa town of Buxton.The cottage been newly renovated and is beautifully furnished throughout to a very high standard. Holder of the coverted English Tourist Board 5 star GOLD award and the Peak District Environmental Quality Mark, the cottage accommodates up to 4 people in great comfort.
Situated in a conservation area in the heart of the Peak District National Park, this spacious and peaceful cottage is the ideal base for sightseeing, walking, bird watching, fishing, caving, climbing, cycling, gliding or simply getting away from it all at any time of the year. A perfect honeymoon destination or place to celebrate a special occasion.
Candlelight Cottage is available for breaks of 3 days or more. Please see link to our own website, below.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester 40 km, Nearest railway: Buxton 12 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|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|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Single Beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The spacious oak beamed sitting room enjoys fine views over Litton village green. Chinese prints adorn the walls and there are soft leather sofas in which to relax.
|Further details outdoors|
A stable door leads from the kitchen out into an enclosed patio style garden. Garden furniture and a BBQ are provided in summer.
For the comfort of all our guests, we operate a strict NO SMOKING and NO PETS policy. Sorry, no children under the age of 8 years.
For a booking form, please email us in the contact area below or phone + 44 (0) 1433 631528.
The Peak District is an upland area in central and northern England, It offers all year round activities and events for people of every age. For lovers of the outdoors, there are around 1,600 miles of footpaths across stunning scenery. Discover limestone dales full of rare wild flowers, stroll along trout filled rivers or watch skylarks soaring above heather clad moors. Walking, bird watching, caving, rock climbing, potholing, fishing, sailing, gliding and cycling are just some of the activities available.
For those interested in history, there are a number of stately homes to visit such as Chatsworth, Haddon Hall and Eyam Hall, all of which offer a range of cultural activities throughout the year.
Visit the prehistoric sites of Arbor Low and Cresswell Crags, step back in time at The National Tramway Museum or take a ride on a steam train at Peak Rail. Discover the Norman castle and stunning caves in Castlelton, iron age settlements above Hathersage and the area's lead mining and industrial heritage sites.
The local towns of Bakewell, Buxton and Matlock Bath, each famous in its own right, offer culture, shopping, restaurants and traditional markets and if you still have energy, there is always the famous theme park of Alton Towers!
The beautiful village of Litton lies near the heart of the Peak District, one mile east of Tideswell, home of the "Cathedral of the Peak", five miles from the bustling market town of Bakewell, eight miles from Buxton, famous for its spa and waters,and less than 20 miles from Sheffield.
Candlelight Cottage looks onto the village green, with its stone cross and pair of stocks. The Red Lion Inn is well known for the quality of its beer and catering and the village shop provides essential provisions, post office facilities and home made cakes.
There are excellent walks from the door, especially down Litton and Tideswell Dales to reach the River Wye near Water cum Jolly, or down Tansley and Cressbrook Dales down to Monsal Dale and Monsal Head. Cressbrook Dale and Tansley Dale are famous for their wild flowers, as are several other local dales.
In the summer, Litton and many other local villages create unique well dressings from flower petals.
At Christmas time, the area hosts a range of Christmas activities, such as carols in the caves at Castleton, music by local brass bands, events at nearby Chatsworth House, Xmas markets and whole villages dressed with Christmas lights. The Litton Christmas tree is positioned just opposite Candlelight Cottage.
A full range of up to date tourist information is available in the cottage for your use.