There are stunning views from the kitchen and gardens of Valley View over Dovedale one of the best known tourist and walking locations in the heart of the Peak District National Park. From the door you can access some of the best walks in the Peak District and only a short drive away is the Tissington Trail, traffic free cycling for all the family. The George public house is only 15 minutes walk from Valley View and you will enjoy some of the best food, beer and wine around for miles.
Valley View is quiet and relaxing and only 10 minutes drive to the lovely market town of Ashbourne with its market, local shops, restaurants, delis and supermarkets. Valley View is set up with the extended family group in mind, but we also welcome mature groups looking to holiday together. You will find board games, books, guide books, a games table, table football, two TVs both with Sky sports and films, x-box, free wi fi and plenty more to keep you all occupied during your stay with us.
You will also enjoy our gardens backing onto fields, open countryside and quiet country lanes. Families and dogs will love the outside space and adults can relax with a BBQ or book. The UK's best known theme park, Alton Towers is only 30 minutes drive away and Chastworth House the world-famous 'Palace of the Peak' is within a 20 minute drive.
|Size||Sleeps up to 15, 6 bedrooms|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 family bathrooms|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: East Midlands 80 km, Nearest railway: Derby 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (2), Sofa Beds (1), Single Beds (3), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 13|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Valley View is situated in the Peak District National Park one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in England and the UK. With protected landscapes and wildlife it is a wonderful setting for outdoor activities such as walking and cycling. It is also a great place to experience great local cooking and ingredients - some fantastic pubs with fine local produce and a great pint of English beer are a highlight of any holiday here.
There are some lovely market towns such as Ashbourne and Bakewell with local shops a plenty, picturesque villages with local festivals, historic houses as well as plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for families and groups alike (including horse riding, caving, abseiling, fishing, museums and visitor centres).
Chatsworth House is within an easy drive as well as Haddon Hall (both stately homes have been used as the backdrop for films and TV programmes such as Pride and Prejudice and Jane Eyre.
Valley View is in the heart of great walking and cycling country. Walks along the river Dove are popular for all ages and Dovedale is one of the UK's most loved natural beauty spots. The famous stepping stones are easily accessible from Valley View and in the summer months a picnic is a must.
The Tissington Trail (10 minutes maximum by car or you can cycle there) is a must for cyclists and walkers. Cycle along this once used railway and explore some fabulous Peak District countryside. It's flatter sections are also wheelchair and pushchair friendly and it is a lovely family day out.
Alstonfield is only a short 10/15 minute walk from Valley View and a visit to The George pub should be on everyone's list. The food is superb, with a great choice of beers and wines and there is al fresco dining in the warmer months. Round the back of the pub is a farm shop selling locally produced food as well as wines, beers and more. Why not take some back to Valley View for a group or family meal?
The market town of Ashbourne is only 10 minutes drive from Valley View. As well as the supermarkets (Marks & Spencer, Waitrose, Sainsbury and Co-op), there are two fantastic delis, numerous restaurants, cafes, bistros, pubs and fish and chips. For shoppers there are some lovely local craft shops along cobbled streets and hidden alleys, a wide range of antique shops, gift shops, banks and outdoor shops. On Thursday and Saturday there is a local market and in August the famous Agricultural Show. There is also a leisure centre with swimming pool.