Description: About Billys Bothy
5 star rated Large Award Winning Cottage near the Peak District National Park, sleeps up to 16 plus 2 cotsSet in an unspoilt rural setting within 10 acres of landscaped gardens and grounds of Offcote Grange, in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales and just 1 mile 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. Careful hen parties are welcome. 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
A path from the car park gently slopes to the patio and living room, the cottage is cut into a bank making both floor ground floors. This means that anyone who needs a wheelchair or can’t use stairs can get to the upper floor which has the lounge, dining room, kitchen and two en suite bedrooms. It is not wheelchair friendly through out the house, but is suitable for those who can get around once in the cottage.
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).
We have plenty of private off road car parking for all guests.
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).
Activities can be arranged (ask for details).
Sorry we are no smoking and no pets.
This owner/agency has featured on countrycottagesonline.com since 2002
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Setting and Local Information
Local Attractions near Ashbourne
Top 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 Eventst: 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: archery, canoeing, caving, climbing, cycling, fishing, pony trekking, pot holing, walking, watersports, walking, clay pigeon shooting
Nearest Train Station: Derby
Historic, interesting market town with timbered and Georgian buildings and quaint alleyways to explore. 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 tub, sauna available by arrangement, sorry no pets allowed.
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