With tree lined streets, fine stone-built buildings and a setting by fields and pastures close to the Peak District National Park, Ashover could be perfect for a country cottage holiday. Stay in your own private rented holiday home where you can settle down and make yourself comfortable.
Hints and Tips on Cottage Holidays in Ashover
This pretty Derbyshire village sits in the valley of the River Amber and actually won the Calor Village of the Year competition in the year 2005. Home to a church that was built in the 15th century and said to be haunted by a couple of ghosts, the village has a long and interesting history that dates back to the Anglo-Saxon period. Those who love nature will particularly enjoy a stay in Ashover in August and September, as that is when the Ashover Show and Ashover Festival take place.
Top Attractions to Discover on a Cottage Break in Ashover
• The pretty market town of Bakewell is just 9 miles from Ashover and is famous for the Bakewell Pudding that originated there. Bakewell is located on the River Wye and is a great place to visit.
• Just 4 miles from Ashover is Derbyshire’s county town of Matlock, home to some fantastic restaurants and shops along with a Mining Museum that is perfect for all ages.
• Kids will love a trip to Gulliver's Kingdom, 4 miles from Ashover, where they can go on some exhilarating rides whilst the grown-ups enjoy the owl maze and wonderful water gardens.
• The Peak District National Park promises numerous good walks and stunning scenery whilst the nearby High Peak Cycle Trail is a must-do for keen cyclists.
Whether you are searching for a rural retreat in the National Park close to Ashover or a holiday cottage within the village, we hope you find the perfect place to stay in Derbyshire on Country Cottages Online.
Whether you choose to book a holiday cottage in Ashover, an apartment, a lodge or another type of self-catering holiday accommodation, we hope you have your best holiday yet in Derbyshire.