About Brookside Retreat
Romantic Sleeps 2 Cottage in the Peak District
Sleeping 2, Brookside Retreat is a lovely romantic cottage, situated close to the heart of the charming village of Two Dales, around mid-way between Matlock and Chatsworth. With the Peak District National Park only around 10 minutes' drive away, this is a great place for a couple's holiday in Derbyshire.
Inside this sleeps 2 cottage is beautifully presented with a lounge with comfy leather sofas, Sky TV, gas fireplace and internet access, a spacious well equipped kitchen with dishwasher and microwave for easy self-catering, a romantic bedroom with a king-size bed dressed in Egyptian cotton bed linen and a bathroom with both bath and separate shower.
To the rear of the cottage is a private patio area where you can enjoy dining alfresco in summer time.
This owner/agency has featured on countrycottagesonline.com since 2014
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Two Dales is a pleasant village nestling at the foot of a hill where two valleys meet, on the edge of the Peak District National Park. Surrounded by beautiful open countryside the village has good local amenities including Doctors, Post office, Chemist, pub, garage with mini supermarket. Situated just off the A6 trunk road which gives easy access to the towns of Matlock and Bakewell and within commuting distance of Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield.
The Peak District offers a huge range of things to see and do. Chatsworth House is only a 15 minute drive away and the historic town of Bakewell is just a little further on. There you can wander around the cobbled streets and browse in many independent shops and you couldn't go to Bakewell without trying the famous Bakewell Pudding!Matlock is only a 15 minute walk where you with find all the usual amenities including Sainsbury’s. There are plenty of bars and restaurants including; Italian, Indian & Thai and some lovely independent shops selling antiques, collectibles and interiors. You will find a lovely park too located next to the Derwent River with plenty of facilities including; flower garden, Wi-Fi, coffee shop, tennis courts, mini golf, a skate board deck, children's playground with pool and train and boat rides for the kids. Drive a little further n and you will arrive in Matlock Bath. There you can take a cable car and view the stunning Derwent Valley from High above! The young ones will have a great time at Gulliver’s Kingdom and if the sporty fancy having a go at canoeing there's the chance to navigate the River Derwent here. There is so much to see and do in the area that our website provides will provide you with full details of all attractions, activities, historical and cultural interests, things to do with the kids and even rainy day suggestions!
Recommended Places to Visit: Bakewell Chatsworth House, gardens, adventure playground and farmshop Haddon Hall Carsington Water & visitors centre Matlock Bath
Annual Events: Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football Game Each year on Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, one of the world's oldest, largest, longest and maddest football games takes place. The two teams consist of around a hundred players, and the playing field is 3 miles long, 2 miles wide and has the town of Ashbourne in the middle! 19th - 26th April - Hardwick Hall at Easter - This Easter at Hardwick, spend the holidays taking part in the family activities, the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt (19th - 22nd April), a chance to see the 'We are Bess' exhibition in the Hall, walks, wildlife and plenty of fresh air and outdoors to explore. 10th - 12th May 2019 Dobson & Horrell Chatsworth International Horse Trials - A three-day event of thrilling world-class equestrian sport, combined with entertainment for all the family in the beautiful surroundings of Chatsworth Park 30th May - 5th June Tissington Well Dressings. Tissington in Derbyshire, is a well managed estate village which has an ideal blend of duckpond, trees, cottages, church, tearooms and an old hall. To many, Tissington seems to be the model village. 5th - 9th June RHS Flower Show Chatsworth House - A delightful mix of gardening inspiration, spectacular summer colour, have-a-go workshops and unique shopping within a magnificent setting of Chatsworth House and Gardens 30th August - 1st September Chatsworth Country Fair - The Chatsworth Country Fair is one of England's most spectacular annual outdoor events. Held in the Chatsworth Park in the heart of the Peak District in Derbyshire, it attracts visitors from all over the country for a family fun day out. With a packed programme of grand ring entertainment, a cookery theatre and fine food village, there's lots to see and do. In the showground, you can try your hand at heritage country sports, rural country crafts, and admire the vintage and military vehicles on display. The Chatsworth Country Fair is a truly memorable day out for all the family, with all the fun of the vintage fairground for the young and young at heart.
Recommended Places to Eat Out: Barringtons at the Whitworth Hotel East Lodge, Rowsley The Peacock Hotel, Rowsley The Devonshire at Beeley Hassop Hall, Hassop
Local Sports: Walking, cycling, horse riding, canoeing, wind sailing, swimming, fishing, tennis, golf, clay pigeon shooting, ballooning, gliding, rock climbing, caving, pot holing.
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