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Friars Folly, Monks Retreat

Friars Folly
1 of 19Friars Folly
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Millers Dale, Peak District National Park, England
In an elevated farm location where Monks Dale meets Millers Dale within a conservation area of outstanding natural beauty, on a hillside overlooking the river Wye at the heart of the National Park, this lovingly restored limestone cottage with original old oak beams and trusses is a spacious haven of peace & rustic charm. It has 1 double & 1 twin bedroom, a bathroom with bath & power shower. A fitted dining kithcen with full sized cooker, microwave & fridge etc. You have the use of a shared laundry. The comfortable lounge has 3 sofas, 32 inch flat screen TV, DVD and free Wi-Fi. There are lovely open views over the south facing garden to the hills beyond. The lawn with garden furniture captures the best of the sunshine all day. We have a 4 star gold award from the English Tourism Council. A tray of beverages & biscuits... Read more
Listing #HL308319
About the Owner
Pam W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile


Reviewed 27 December 2017

Doing this review on Boxing Day we still have two days to go. What can I say the cottage is fantastic, lovely and clean and in an amazing position. Walks are right on your doorstep, hosts are lovely. Going to Chatsworth tomorrow to walk round...More

Thank Tracy C
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Brilliant cottage - perfect for a getaway with the dogs Clean and well equipped. Plenty of walks mapped out Lovely area Would visit again

Thank Jodie G
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    1 Crib
    2 Twins
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Seasonal short breaks are available
Self catering. Strictly non smoking.
Well behaved pets are welcome. All we ask is you do not allow them on the furniture or leave them in the cottage unattended.
Please add £3 per dog per night.
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About the neighbourhood
The trout filled river Wye meanders through the dales between the spa town of Buxton & the old market town of Bakewell famous for it's puddings. At Buxton you can follow in the footsteps of Victorian visitors who would take the waters among the eligant architecture of the crescent then stroll in extensive gardens & take a tea dance in the magnificent glass domed ballroom or visit the beautiful old theatre. Bakewell still has an outdoor market every Monday & a host of interesting little shops just off the river where a multitude of ducks await feeding. The river travels 12 miles between the 2 towns through 5 of the most picturesque dales in the country & all can be walked using paths with foot bridges & stepping stones, or cycled using the Monsal Trail. Half way alon... more
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How to get there
Railway: Buxton: 10.0 km
If travelling on the A623: Approximately mid-way between Baslow and Chapel-en-le-Frith take the B6049 for Tideswell. Keep on the main road through Tideswell untill you pass Darkbrook Pianos on your right, 100 metres futher on turn right onto Richard Lane. Go to the top of Richard Lane where the road narrows and turn right, then in 30 metres turn left. Stay on this country road for 3km. and you will see a sign for Monks Rereat by a copper beach tree and our cattle grid.

If travelling on the A6: Approximately mid way between Buxton & Bakewell take the B6049 for Millers Dale. Stay on the B6049 for 2 miles untill you see a white wooden bungalow on your left and then just ahead bear left onto a single track hill. Ascend this hill for approx. 500 metres pass the drive to Bank Top and in 20...
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