Kniveton holiday cottage rental with internet access, balcony/terrace, walking and TV

27 reviews

From the owner

  • Cottage
  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies

Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking.  See Policies & House Rules
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

From the owner

The Creamery is a lovely one-bedroom former creamery beside the owners' 18th Century farmhouse. Situated at the top of the attractive grey stone village of Kniveton, this characterful cottage is fully equipped with everything the holidaymaker could want.

The cottage has one double bedroom, a well-appointed kitchen diner, a bathroom with bath and shower over, and a comfortable living area with a large TV and DVD player as well as a wide selection of books about the area. There is also a sofa bed.

Milk and home-made cakes are normally provided for guests on arrival, however with Covid-19 precautions we won't be offering this until advice changes. We are taking the cleaning guidelines about ensuring the safety of our guests very seriously!

There is an enclosed dog-safe patio/courtyard beside the cottage with BBQ and garden furniture. A gate leads to an enclosed garden with summerhouse (re-purposed from a greenhouse!) which gets warm even on cooler days. Another gate leads to the owners' large garden, containing lots of mature trees and lawns as well as a pretty stream with wooden bridge over. Guests and their dogs are welcome to enjoy this extra space too, and in the summer months you may be lucky enough to spot our free-range tortoise among the flower beds! Guests are also welcome to use our free-standing fire pit if you arrange it with us in advance.

We're lucky to have our local pub, The Red Lion only a short stroll down the hill, which serves a wide selection of interesting beers and wine, and really wonderful freshly-cooked food using local ingredients.

The charming little church is next door, famous for its tower and font, both dating back to the 13th Century.

Miles of public footpaths cross the rolling fields all around, and there are many walks starting from the front door.

Carsington Water is just up the road, with its visitors centre, miles of footpaths and children's play area to explore. Beautiful Dovedale, famous for its stepping stones, and Black Rocks Country Park are a short drive away.

Not forgetting the UK's premier theme park, Alton Towers which is 20 miles away.

Our favourite places to visit include antique shopping in Matlock and Wirksworth; ascending to the Heights of Abraham by cable car in the old Victorian spa town of Matlock Bath; and cycling the path of the old Ashbourne to Buxton railway line along the Tissington Trail.

Ample private parking, including secure garaging on request, make this an ideal holiday choice.

Please contact us if you require a two night stay and we will try to fit you in where we can. Also note that Milkmaids Cottage is at the same location, and the two cottages can be booked together to accommodate 9 people.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
  • Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom


  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • High chair available


  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Interaction with guest

We live on site in the main farmhouse, so are usually available for the whole of the stay should guests require any support with anything. The cottage will be open when guests arrive and we try to meet everyone on arrival day or the following morning to give tips about places to visit and pubs/restaurants we'd recommend. Apart from that we try to be unobtrusive!



Cancellation policy

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

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Things to know

Check in: 16:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.


This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

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No smoking at this property

About the owner

Liam D.
Average reply time:
3 hours 59 minutes

Calendar updated:
15 Jun 2021

Years listed:

Languages spoken: English
This Cottage has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 30 Sep 2013. Located in Derbyshire, it has 27 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £321 to £458.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 15 Jun 2021.


27 reviews
Very Good
Clive P

Comfortable Stay
May 2021

Very comfortable stay, just what was needed. Liam was very helpful. Lovely area. Being less mobile, the steps inside the property were a small problem, but, we coped. Thanks for a lovely stay

Reviewed 30 May 2021

Manchester, United Kingdom

Lovely cosy getaway
Oct 2020

Great time away in peaceful cosy cottage. Liam very friendly host. Ashbourne Park 5mins drive away with local shops. Carsington water park 5mins drive away takes about 2hrs 30mins to walk right arou… More 

Reviewed 26 Oct 2020

Owner's reply:
Thanks for your positive review. No-one else has said that about the bed, so we are testing it now. It's a really helpful comment though, thanks. :)
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Cosy, comfortable & very pet friendly accommodation
Sep 2020

The Creamery is the perfect base for visiting the Peak district. Thanks to our hosts Liam and Dawn who were very welcoming and our dog was made even more welcome. The dog friendly touches inside the … More 

Reviewed 3 Oct 2020

Owner's reply:
Thanks for such a positive review. We look forward to welcoming you again.
Cambridge, United Kingdom

What a beautiful dog friendly cottage!
Sep 2020

If you want a beautiful and deceivingly spacious cottage to take your four legged furry babies away to then look no further. (I almost don’t want to tell anyone how nice this place is so I can k… More 

Reviewed 13 Sep 2020

Owner's reply:
Thanks for such a lovely review. You were our first guests with dogs so we are really glad that everything went so well. We look forward to welcoming you all again in the future. Dawn x
Carol S

Perfect Stay
Aug 2020

The Creamery is the perfect place to stay for two people and in a brilliant location. The cottage was first class with everything you could need, absolutely spotless. We even met the owner's 2 fr… More 

Reviewed 31 Aug 2020

Owner's reply:
Thanks for reviewing, and it's great you enjoyed the summerhouse! We look forward to welcoming you again.
Review 1-5 of 27


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If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call Liam (the owner) before booking?

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

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Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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How can I retract my booking request?

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How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Liam (the owner) a message.

If Liam (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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