Billys Bothy - Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England

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Key Cottage Information

£2130 - £3455 weekly price range
Sleeps  10 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms 
6 bathroom(s)
short breaks
Short breaks offered (min. 3 days)
Family-Friendly: Cot, High Chair available.
Covid Lockdown Flexible Cancellation Policy Covid Lockdown Flexible Cancellation Policy
Covid Lockdown Flexible Cancellation Policy
This owner/agency has a flexible cancellation policy for covid which means that if a holiday cannot go ahead because of a national lockdown in the UK due to covid, they permit you to cancel the booking at the property or rebook for a future available date without incurring additional charges (future dates may be more expensive depending on time of year and other factors).
  5 star rated
Accessibility information: sorry this property has no disabled accessible features.
Number of units of accommodation: 1
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About Billys Bothy

5 star rated Large Award Winning Cottage near the Peak District National Park, sleeps up to 16 plus 2 cots

Set in an unspoilt rural setting within 10 acres of landscaped gardens and grounds of the owner’s farmhouse, in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales and just 2 miles from the pretty market town of Ashbourne, this roomy luxury cottage could be the ideal place to stay for a large family holiday or a getaway with friends. This fantastic area has lots of exciting and things to see and do for all ages.

This spacious holiday house is built from handmade red bricks, and with features such as pine beams and revealed brick walls, offers plenty of charm and character.  

Inside this Roomy Luxury Cottage near the Peak District

The high quality accommodation is arranged over two floors, with 3 comfortable ensuite bedrooms on the ground floor, and the living accommodation and 2 further comfy ensuite bedrooms on the first floor.  The comfortable bedrooms have been furnished with handmade pine furniture, and brass and cast irons beds.

With an oak front door and oak staircase this luxury holiday cottage is bound to make an impression.

On the Ground Floor:

•    Two en-suite double bedrooms,

•    A twin bedroom with en-suite facilities,

•    The floors of the en-suite shower rooms have underfloor heating and heated towel rails to keep you snug and warm.

•    There is an option of a 6th annexe bedroom (also with en-suite facilities) if required.

On the First Floor:

•    Spacious lounge with an impressive vaulted ceiling, warming log stove, plus ample seating with four settees plus two bucket chairs and a bench seat where you can relax and unwind.  This room also has a large smart flatscreen TV where you can watch Netflix via your own accounts.  The lounge opens out through a beautiful oak framed entrance to a patio which leads to beautiful gardens and pastureland where you can soak up views out to the Henmoor valley across our small nature lake, and see our chickens and donkeys.

•    High quality, well equipped farmhouse style kitchen with handmade pine units with granite worktops.  This room even boasts a large wine cooler.

•    Dining room with large dining table which comfortably seats all guests.  Gather for intimate meals with friends and family and celebrate those special moments together. Two high chairs are provided. For those who want a little pampering, meals can be arranged on request (charges apply).

•    One double bedroom with an en-suite shower room,

•    One double bedroom with an en-suite bathroom.

Outside, the patio is equipped with teak patio furniture, a solid fuel BBQ and firepit for your enjoyment and use on warm summers days.

Hot Tub Available to Hire

Also on site is a sauna and inviting warm bubbly hot tub, which can be hired at a small additional charge per person (ask us for details).  There is also a full size snooker table which is currently not available due to COVID, but hopefully this feature will be back soon.

For holidaymakers who want to completely relax and unwind, catering can be arranged (ask us for details).

Pampering sessions such as massage or manicures can also be pre-booked (again ask us for details).

Sorry, no pets.

This owner/agency has featured on since 2002

Special Facilities

Special Features

Historic property Historic property: 17th Century Grade II listed cottage on 3 floors and barn conversion 2 floors.
Exposed wooden beams Exposed wooden beams
Air Air-conditioning
Award-winning Award-winning property
Special features Family friendly self catering. Hen Party Venue The cottages each offer 2 Cots, 2 High Chairs. Sauna, Hot tub, Snooker room at Billys Bothy, Wedding reception venue at Billys Bothy. Washing machine, tumble drier, dishwasher, double oven halogen cooker, microwave, wine cooler, slow cooker, fridge, freezer, log fires, cycle storage, off road private car parking. Catering, pampering by arrangement.

Entertainment Facilities

Digital TV Digital TV
Free Wifi Free Wifi
Games room Games room

Leisure Facilities

Outdoor Hot Tub Outdoor Hot Tub
Sauna Sauna

Property Facilities

Kitchen & Dining

Microwave Microwave
Fridge/freezer Fridge/freezer
Washing machine Washing machine
Tumble dryer Tumble dryer
Type of cooker Type of cooker: Electric double oven hologen
Dining table Dining table seats 16


Bed linen provided Bed linen provided


Bath Bath
Shower Shower
Towels provided Towels provided
Power shower Power shower

Other facilities

Hairdryer(s) Hairdryer(s)
Coffee maker Coffee maker


Central heating Central heating
Woodburner Woodburner
Open fire Open fire
Underfloor heating Underfloor heating

Garden and Outdoors

Enclosed garden Enclosed garden: Patio with barbecue, fire pit
Patio Patio
Parking Parking
Firepit Firepit

Family-Friendly Facilities

Children welcome Children welcome
Cot Cot
High Chair High Chair
Baby Bath Baby Bath
Changing Mat Changing Mat
Stairgate Stairgate

Dog-Friendly Facilities

No dogs allowed Sorry no dogs

Setting and Local Information

Views: Beautiful countryside views over picturesque rural landscape and our nature lake and over the Henmoor Valley. The centre of the Derbyshire Dales close to the magnificent Peak District National Park.
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Derby
Secluded Secluded
Pub(s) nearby Pub(s) nearby
Good area for walking Good area for walking
Golf course nearby Golf course nearby

More About this Property

Billys Bothy  - Ashbourne,
Type: Large Country House Large Country House.
Types of Bookings welcome:
Corporate Events Corporate EventsWeddings WeddingsHen parties Hen partiesBirthday parties, Reunions, Anniversary Celebrations Birthday parties, Reunions, Anniversary CelebrationsFamilies Families



Deposit required to secure booking 30%required within 7 days,Security deposit Deposit of 30% required with final balance and refundable security depsoit to be paid 8 weeks before your stay.

Property Location


Historic pretty market town with timbered and Georgian buildings and quaint alleyways. Guided walks available to learn the history of this town Home of the Royal Shrovetide football on Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday each year. Shops, cafes, antique shops to enjoy. Gateway to the Peak District and Centre of the Derbyshire Dales,with Dovedale on the doorstep. Close to Carsington Water and many National Trust properties. Great for cycling, walking, activities, museums and historic houses. Hot tubs available, sorry no pets allowed

Local Attractions

Edging the magnificent Peak District National Park, and at the centre of the many Derbyshire Dales are cottages are the perfect base from which to start your exploration. The historic market and spa towns of Ashbourne, Buxton, Bakewell, Matlock and Wirksworth are close by. Historic houses abound with Chatsworth House, Kedleston Hall, Haddon Hall, Hardwick Hall, Sudbury Hall with its musem of Childhood, Bolsover Castle, Tutbury Castle, Perveril Castle and the timeless Calke Abbey to explore. Theme parks include Waterworld at Stoke, Alton Towers and Gullivers Kingdom. The National Stone Centre, Peak District Mining Museum, Castleton Caves, Heights of Abraham, The National Tramway Museum, Butterley Steam railway and Museum, Peak Rail and Ecclesbourne Railway are amongst several steam railways in the area.There are many museums and heritage centres. So much and so much more to see and do.

Recommended Places to Visit: Ashbourne, Alton Towers, Matlock Bath, Buxton, Lady Bower and Derwent reservoirs, Castleton Caves, Chatsworth House , Kedleston, Haddon, Hardwick and Sudbury Halls. Bolsover Castle, Calke Abbey, Coors Brewery at Burton, The Wedgewood Museum at Stoke on Trent, Midland Railway at Butterley, Crich Tramway Museum, The villages of Tissington and Hartington. Explore walking down the many beautiful Derbyshire Dales such as Dovedale, The Manifold Valley, Millers Dale, Monsall Dale- just a few. The Blue John caves at Castleton - Speedwell Cavern, Treak Cliff and others.The Heights of Abraham cable Cars and lead mines at Matlock Bath. A year in Derbyshire wouldnt make a dent in all there is to see and do.

Annual Events: February - Royal Shrovetide Football, July - Ashbourne Festival, In early summer June and July there are traditional Peak District well dressings, steam engine rallies and family days. Village carnivals, Arts Festivals, Farmers Markets abound, Ashbourne Agricultural Show in August and many other country shows throughout the year. Visit the snowdrop gardens, Rhodedendron Gardens and the many open gardens in the area a delight for garden enthusiasts. We now have the RHS gardens at Chatsworth House, to add to its many other events.

Recommended Places to Eat Out: Local pubs and restaurants. There are so many excellent eateries surrounding our cottages, please ask for details as we keep a list of recommendations.

Local Sports: A great area for walking and cycling the many trails and dales this fabulous location has to offer, nearby is cycling, fishing, pony trekking and riding, climbing, caving, pot holing canoeing, watersports, quad bikes, archery, laser tag, clay pigeon shoot

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