£75 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Candlemas Cottage – Home 6283052 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

Description from owner


An immaculate 2 bedroomed detached barn conversion in the Peak District village of Peak Forest. Only 5 minutes drive to the spa town of Buxton, and Castleton, famous for its caverns, Blue John and Mam Tor. Bakewell, Chatsworth house and Haddon hall less then 20 minutes drive. Ideally located for walking, with the Pennine way right on the doorstep, Eldon Hole - one of the wonders of the Peaks is just 20 minutes' walk from the cottage.

This homely cottage has open countryside walks from your front door and is also only minutes away from the Monsal Trail at Miller's Dale, the Derbyshire Dales and the more rugged Peaks of the northern Peak District.

Candlemas Cottage sleeps 4 - one double room, one bedroom with bunk bed. Upstairs bathroom with bath and shower over. Views over open countryside. Fully Centrally heated. Open plan living downstairs with two 3-seater leather sofas, electric fire, television with freesat box. Fully equipped kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge freezer.

The village recreation ground with children's play area is just a few strides away and the village pub is only a couple of minutes' walk.

Weekend breaks, weekly longer stays available. Changeover day flexible.

Minimum 2 night stay at Weekends (Friday and Saturday), and 3 night stay other days.

Private off street parking for two cars next to the cottage.

Ideal for families - children welcome.

Dogs welcome, maximum 2.

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

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: Bunk Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • 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

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

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

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Ellen H.
Average reply time:
3 hours 6 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
19 Nov 2019
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French, German

This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 15 Mar 2015. Located in Peak District National Park, it has 62 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £458 to £630.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 19 Nov 2019.


Map and how to get there


Guest reviews

Very Good
62 reviews

Very Good

“There are good bits and not so good bits.”

Reviewed 9 Nov 2019

Overall it is a nice place to spend a week or so. The area is nice and there is plenty to see and do. The play area was handy for the kids. The cottage was always nice and warm. Being picky: There was… More


Reviewed 23 Aug 2019

Absolutely loved the cottage and the park situated out front. The whole area of the peak was amazing and as a family had an amazing time. We will return without hesitation. So much to do and is situated 5 mile to Buxton for shops or chapel en le frith. Both have an Aldi or Morrisons. 30 mins drive to Matlock baths which is like a seaside town and the heights of Abraham which we also great and a fab day out for the little one. We loved going down the caverns and doing the treks into the peaks so all in all a fantastic place to go and see. On the way home we stopped off at lady bower res which I have attached a pic. All week I must have said “look at that amazing view” a thousand times. Breathtaking area to go see. We will be back again.

“Peak District gem - especially with kids!”

Reviewed 30 Jul 2019

When we drove up to the cottage my husband's jaw dropped, the little church on one side of the road, a big field with swings, slide and climbing things for the kids on the other, and right in the… More

“Great place to stay”

Reviewed 30 Jul 2019

Had a lovely few days here over the weekend Stayed with my Dad who is 82 his partner and my sister In Dads words. .you cannot fault this place...cottage had all we needed. Great location for visiti… More

“Lovely walks from the door”

Reviewed 15 Jul 2019

This cottage is in a lovely village with many walks from the door. Pleasant views from the lounge. The A623 passes through the village which can be quite noisy and very busy. The property itself is more appropriate for 2 people than 4 as it is quite small and could do with a few things tidying up. My main issue was the overall cleanliness which let this property down. The floors had quite obviously not been hoovered or cleaned as there was hair and other bits on the floor. The curtains need to be rid of cobwebs and maybe cutlery and crockery checked as we had to wash before using. The ‘wardrobe’ is ok if you are about 6ft tall, I couldn’t reach the hangers and even though it is stated the property has WiFi you may if lucky get a weak connection sat on the stairs!

“Peak weekend”

Reviewed 9 Jul 2019

Lovely cottage in a quiet village. We really liked the cottage and had a great time. A few things to note though is that there are no shops in the village so make sure you bring everything you need. The pub at bottom of the road is nice and dog friendly but the food was just okay and not a lot of choice for beers or drinks. We still enjoyed it though.

“Spring visit”

Reviewed 3 Jun 2019

I booked this lovely cottage for a second time as we were very happy with the location last time visiting Peak District. There are lovely walks right from the doorstep or only a few minutes away in a… More

“Lovely Place”

Reviewed 31 Mar 2019

Where missing this place,can't wait to go back.plenty of walks close,Limestone way,Pub at the end of the lane,

“Peaceful retreat”

Reviewed 21 Feb 2019

A beautiful cottage cosy and well. Equipped. Ellen was amazing! Cottage close to Buxton Bakewell, Castleton all in easy reach would definitely recommend even with children as little park outside the cottage.

“what a break”

Reviewed 11 Jan 2019

amazing place to visit and stay , pet friendly so relaxing pub just down the road, great for walking would go again

Review 1-10 of 62


How do I find more info about the property?

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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

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Send Ellen (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 Ellen (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 Ellen 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 Ellen (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 Ellen (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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You can also request a quote from Ellen (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. Ellen (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.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

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

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

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.

How do damage deposits work?

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.

How can I view and manage my booking?

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You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Ellen (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

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 Ellen (the owner) a message.

If Ellen (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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