Self catering holiday cottages to rent 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

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Holiday homes of a good to high standard

A range of good holiday rentals of all sizes and ratings is available, one bedroom cottages for couples, family holiday homes and huge houses on the outskirts of the village. Many of the properties are made of local stone, surrounded by stone garden walls in keeping with the tradition of the area.  Hartington is in the south of the Peak District, a somewhat quieter location than the tourist villages with show caverns. It is an excellent Peak District destination for dog-friendly breaks because of the wide open countryside surrounding the village.

A cottage rental in Hartington is a good base for an outdoors holiday

For those looking for an active self-catering holiday, book accommodation and discover the 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. A number of the holiday home rentals have a secure bicycle shed where you can lock your bicycle away safely when not using it. Drying rooms for outdoor gear are also available in some. 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 staying in the area.

Everyone needs a pub and local shop during a cottage break in Hartington

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.

Hartington village stores

Lots of history and culture during a self-catered break in Hartington

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.

Book a Hartington cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Derbyshire on holiday.

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Gaia Lodge, Upper Hurst Farm, Hartington, Derbyshire, Peak District, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Lovely romantic retreat with country views and private outdoor hot tub, nestled in the Peak District National Park, just 15 miles from Matlock.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £519
Next availability:
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Orchard View Dogs-Welcome Cottage, Peak District National Park, Parwich, Derbyshire, Peak District, England

4 bedroom Holiday Farmhouse, Hartington 5 miles away

sleeps 4 - 9 guests
4 - 9
4 bedrooms
4
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed
5 star

Idyllic 4 bedroom English country cottage with exposed wooden beams, wood-burning stove and a very comfortable interior and a pet-friendly policy, also features a romantic four poster bed in one of the bedrooms, as well as a superb location within the Peak District National Park and a Wendy House for keeping younger visitors entertained.

Special features: games room.

Weekly Price from: £613
Next availability:
from 30 October to 05 November 21 from 08 November to 12 November 21

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

4 bedroom Barn Conversion, Hartington 6 miles away

sleeps 4 - 8 guests
4 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
5 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £694
Next availability:
from 07 November to 12 November 21 from 14 November to 19 November 21

Old Coach House, Aldwark, Derbyshire, Peak District, England

2 bedroom Stone-Built Barn Conversion, Hartington 6 miles away

sleeps 4 - 6 guests
4 - 6
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

Searching for a family cottage in the Peak District National Park? This charming pet-friendly cottage is ideal for family holidays, enjoys an idyllic setting next to fields and should be a hit with the kids with a garden with swings and sandpit where the children can play.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £180
Next availability:
from 08 November to 20 November 21 from 29 December to 09 January 22

Swallow Barn Dogs-welcome Cottage, Peak District, Priestcliffe Near Bakewell, Derbyshire, Peak District, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Hartington 7 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
4 star

Good quality one bedroom barn conversion nestled in a rural hamlet within the Peak District National Park, this is a charming pet-friendly holiday home which is located just 7 miles from Bakewell.

Weekly Price from: £278
Next availability:
from 29 November to 22 December 21 from 29 December to 22 April 22

Church Barn, Peak District , Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire, Peak District, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Hartington 7 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
4 star

Romantic barn conversion in Peak District National Park, close to Ashbourne, the Tissington Trail and Dovedale.

Weekly Price from: £318
Next availability:
from 06 November to 18 December 21 from 02 January to 05 March 22

Dragon Hill Barn, Near the Peak District National Park, Brassington, Derbyshire, Peak District, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Hartington 8 miles away

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
5 star

Lovely 2 bedroom stone-built barn conversion with a good quality interior and a location in a pretty little village close to Matlock and the Peak District National Park.

Weekly Price from: £380
Next availability:
from 29 November to 11 December 21 from 02 January to 30 March 22

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

8 bedroom Large Barn Convertion with lots of character, Hartington 9 miles away

sleeps 16 - 20 guests
16 - 20
8 bedrooms
8
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage, 5 dog(s) welcome
5

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.

Weekly Price from: £1400
Next availability:
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The Escape, Two Dales, Derbyshire, Peak District, England

5 bedroom Large Holiday House to rent, Hartington 10 miles away

sleeps 2 - 10 guests
2 - 10
5 bedrooms
5
4 bathrooms
4
no dogs allowed

Sleeps 10 holiday house with warm bubbly outdoor private hot tub and games room, just outside of the Peak District National Park.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £1700
Next availability:
from 01 November to 05 November 21 from 08 November to 11 November 21

Brookside Retreat, Matlock, Derbyshire, Peak District, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Hartington 10 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Beautiful romantic retreat for 2, in the heart of Two Dales, just a short drive from the Peak District National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £350
Next availability:
from 29 October to 05 November 21 from 12 November to 03 January 22

Two Owls Lodge, Matlock, Derbyshire, Peak District, England

2 bedroom Rural Retreat, Hartington 10 miles away

sleeps 1 - 3 guests
1 - 3
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed

Idyllic sleeps 3 rural retreat in a superb country location and with beautiful views over the Derwent Valley, situated just outside of the Peak District National Park and close to Matlock.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £580
Next availability:
from 29 October to 05 November 21 from 12 November to 03 January 22

Garden Cottage, Peak District, Kirk Ireton, Derbyshire, Peak District, England

1 bedroom Romantic Stone-Built Cottage, Hartington 10 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
5 star

Delightful one bedroom rural retreat featuring neutral calming tones and a very comfortable interior, ideal for a couple looking to enjoy a tranquil romantic break nestled by the beautiful Derbyshire rolling countryside and within the Peak District National Park.

Weekly Price from: £363
Next availability:
from 02 November to 29 March 22 from 01 April to 25 June 22