£115 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Tub Cottage - A cosy retreat in the Peak District – Home 5347363 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Tub Cottage - A cosy retreat in the Peak District – Home 5347363

  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 4
  •  min stay varies

Excellent Excellent – based on 16 reviews

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly

Description from owner


Tub Cottage is situated in the middle of the pretty village of Litton, Derbyshire, with a 17th century pub and local shop, together with fantastic walks on the doorstep. Exceptionally well appointed and comfortable, having recently undergone a full refurbishment, the cottage sleeps up to 4 plus a baby. One well-behaved dog welcome. Outside lovely open seating area to the front of the cottage with table and chairs and BBQ and wonderful views across the fields.

The cottage comprises open plan sitting room/kitchen/diner, featuring an original fireplace with gas-fired Little Wenlock stove, stone flagged floor and mellow oak beams, the homely living room includes two comfy sofas, painted shutters, a digital flat screen TV with Freeview, Blu-ray DVD player and CD player and radio and IPOD docking station. There is also a large choice of books and board games and a good range of children's books and games.

The hand-made painted kitchen has a granite worktop and stone flagged floor. There is an electric cooker with induction hob, a large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, toaster and kettle, as well as all necessary crockery, cutlery, glassware and cooking utensils.

Upstairs there is a double bedroom with old pine furniture and wonderful views over the fields and a cosy twin bedroom which has lovely oak furniture and shutters to the window. Both bedrooms have crisp white bed linen and wall-mounted flat screen TVs. The bathroom is finished to a high specification, with contemporary fittings including free-standing wash bowl on a granite top, open spout taps, Mira shower over bath and slate floor tiles with underfloor heating. The bathroom overlooks the back of the cottage and has lovely views across the fields.

To the front of the holiday cottage there is a sunny patio with table and chairs and a BBQ for eating out during the summer (please note that the seating area is not enclosed, therefore, young children and dogs will need to be supervised). There is also a lovely bench directly outside the front of the cottage, ideal for you to sit and have your morning cup of tea!

All bedding and towels are provided and a welcome pack for adults, children and dogs is provided on arrival.

Tub Cottage is tucked quietly just off the main village street and only a short walk away from the local pub and shop. Parking is not available directly outside Tub Cottage as vehicular access is required to our neighbour's property at all times. However, guests are able to pull up outside the cottage to unload and load. There is plenty of parking in the village all within a short walk from Tub Cottage.

Ideally situated in the heart of the Peak District and within easy reach of the market towns of Buxton, Bakewell and Matlock. There is so much to do in the local area whether you want energetic activities or total relaxation. There are superb local walks that start from the front door of the cottage and pass through Tideswell Dale, Litton Mill, Cressbrook Dale, Millers Dale and the Monsal Trail.

We live locally, so can provide advice on a variety of activities including road and mountain biking, walking, and suggestions for family and dog friendly places to visit. Secure storage for bikes is available at the cottage and two mountain bikes are provided free of charge for the use of our guests. We also have six friendly chickens and guests are welcome to come and meet them during their stay.

A warm welcome awaits you at Tub Cottage.

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

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom


  • Wi-Fi available
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 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).
No smoking at this property


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

Booking confirmed

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

24 hours after booking

No refund If you cancel, any money you have paid cannot be refunded.

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About the owner

Leonie R.
Average reply time:
1 hour 32 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
10 Apr 2019
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 29 Oct 2014. Located in Peak District National Park, it has 16 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £562 to £859.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 10 Apr 2019.


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Guest reviews

16 reviews

Very Good

“A beautiful cottage”

Reviewed 1 Oct 2016

We've just returned from a relaxing week at tub cottage, you will not be disappointed with this lovely, clean, beautifully renovated cottage set in the village of litton. The facilities were amazing and the owners have provided everything that you would ever need to use on holiday, even 2 pushbikes are available. We used it as a base to visit the stunning Peak District where we found loads of stunning walks with our dog. We've stayed in many holiday homes and this is def up there as a favourite.

Owner's reply: Many thanks for your review and kind comments. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Tub Cottage and enjoyed some great walks in the area. It was lovely to meet the three of you and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Leonie, Eric and May

Review 1-10 of 16


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Send Leonie (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Leonie (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Leonie the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Leonie (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Leonie (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
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You can also request a quote from Leonie (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Leonie (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

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 Leonie (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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In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

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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Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

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 Leonie (the owner) a message.

If Leonie (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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