Self catering holiday cottages in Hartington, Derbyshire, England

Hartington is a small village in a very scenic part of the Derbyshire Peak District National Park. Situated by the River Dove, its location brings many visitors in for the gorgeous countryside alone. With a collection of stone-built cottages, tree lined streets and plenty of country charm, Hartington is an idyllic place for a rural retreat holiday or country cottage break. 


Advice on Cottage Holidays in Hartington

For those looking for an active self-catering holiday, there are excellent walking opportunities in the valley. Walking and cycling are popular along trails that were formerly railway tracks. The National Cycle Network passes through the village and can be joined and left at various points. Rock climbers go to Manifold Valley and Dovedale for a tough challenge on the limestone. Hang gliders and paragliders can find places to indulge their passions too. If you like to relax by doing a bit of fishing, the River Dove is known for its bounty. You may be inspired to know that the famous authority on angling, Izaak Walton, wrote his book, ‘the Complete Angler’ whilst in the area.

Shops, pubs and tea rooms serve the village well and include a specialist cheese shop selling local cheese. Making cheese has been a tradition in these parts for many years. Whilst enjoying a cottage holiday in the village don’t miss the attractive old market place. Also worth a visit is St. Giles, the village church, an attractive building made from local sandstone, mainly built in the 1200s and 1300s. For railway enthusiasts, the signal box at the disused railway station is of interest. It has been lovingly preserved and is a visitor centre today.

Also to be found in the area, are various Stone Age monuments. Arbor Low is reputed to be the best example in the whole of northern England. Dated as being approximately 5,000 years old, from Neolithic times, the circular arrangement comprises stones lying flat to the ground, rather than the usual upright construction.

When enjoying a self-catering break in this part of the Peak District Park, you will benefit from being close to the beautiful Dovedale Valley, offering you access to what many regard as the most beautiful scenery in Derbyshire. It’s not surprising that it’s the most visited area in the Peak District. Owned and protected mainly by the National Trust, Dovedale is also much valued for its diversity of flora and fauna.

One of the most celebrated villages in the dale is Tissington. It is here where the first well dressings took place, a tradition that spread to other parts of Derbyshire, attracting visitors from far and wide. It’s a picture postcard village, complete with duck pond and Jacobean Mansion, we recommend that you visit for a day trip when enjoying a cottage holiday in Hartington.

Hartington is for those who favour natural surroundings and fascinating local history. Combined with modern day facilities, this area is an excellent destination for a rural getaway. When it comes to finding somewhere to stay choose from rural retreats, farm-stays and log cabins.

Featured Self catering country cottages near Hartington, Derbyshire, England:

Orchard House near Matlock, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Peak District.

Large 6 bedroom holiday house set in an acre of gardens, yet just a walk from the heart of Wirksworth, ideal for groups of friends or family looking to holiday altogether near the Peak District National Park, just 15 minutes' drive from Matlock.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1200 to £2500 per week
Sleeps from 14 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 18 February 2019 to 22 February 2019; from 24 February 2019 to 08 March 2019; from 10 March 2019 to 05 April 2019;


Special Offer: from 01 March 2019 to 31 March 2019;

Agricola House, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England

7 bedroom Big Holiday House, Derbyshire Dales.

Award winning stylish 7 bedroom, 5 bathroom holiday house with cinema room and relaxing wellness sauna, set in Wirksworth, close to the Peak District National Park.

Special features: free internet access, games room, sauna.

Price range from £2675 to £2975 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 17 February 2019 to 28 February 2019;

Courtyard Barn, Tideswell (near Sheffield/Buxton/Chesterfield), Tideswell, Derbyshire, England

8 bedroom Large Barn Convertion with lots of character, Peak District National Park.

Fantastic holiday barn conversion located within the Peak District National Park, featuring a games room with table tennis, table football and dance floor, making this an excellent party house for large groups of friends or family (well behaved groups of hens and stags welcome).

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1400 to £2300 per week
Sleeps from 16 to 20 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (5 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 17 February 2019 to 25 February 2019;

Vicarage Farm Cottages, Tideswell, Derbyshire, England

7 bedroom Cottage Complex, Peak District National Park.

A small collection of three delightful country cottages with lovely countryside views nestled in six acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and woodlands within the Peak District National Park.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room, sauna.

Price range from £325 to £960 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 15 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 17 February 2019 to 07 March 2019;

Cow Barn, Peak District National Park, Alport, Derbyshire, England

4 bedroom Barn Conversion, Peak District.

This beautiful high quality 4 bedroom barn conversion lies within the gorgeous Peak District National Park and boasts a high quality interior and wonderful views over the surrounding Derbyshire countryside.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £723 to £4174 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (5)

Next availability:
from 18 February 2019 to 19 February 2019; from 25 February 2019 to 01 March 2019; from 05 March 2019 to 08 March 2019;

We have no cottages within Hartington itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Hartington. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in England