Holiday lets in Millthorpe, Derbyshire, England
Nestled by trees and next to a patchwork of fields criss-crossing the hilly landscape, Millthorpe is a picturesque rural hamlet ideal for a rural retreat or country cottage holiday. Find a charming stone-built cottage where you will have undisturbed sweet dreams in a comfortable bed. Escape to Millthorpe for a taste of tranquil country life on a self-catering holiday, yet enjoy being just a drive away from some of Derbyshire and the Peak District’s best attractions.
Advice on Cottage Holidays in Millthorpe
Lying just to the east of the Peak District Park, Millthorpe is an ideal place to stay for those looking to discover the stunning landscape, peaks and dales of this national park. Millthorpe is very well located for a truly relaxing holidays discovering some of the very best that Derbyshire has to offer. The nearest villages possess imaginative names such as 'Unthank', 'Owler Bar' and 'Commonside'. The B6051 country road leads into the central section of the Peak District past exposed moors and dry stone dykes. Northwards leads to Hathersage and the Hope Valley, southwards towards Baslow, Pilsey and Bakewell.
Top Things to see and Do on a Cottage Break in Millthorpe
• Pretty Peak District towns like Buxton and Bakewell beckon with their ample charm, tea rooms, cafes and boutique shops. Buxton is 21 miles from Millthorpe whereas Bakewell is just 10 miles away.
• Matlock, one of Derbyshire’s prettiest towns is just 15 miles from Millthorpe. The nearby Heights of Abraham are well worth a visit. Take an awe-inspiring cable car journey to give you a bird’s eye view of the woodlands and landscape below, take a guided tour in to one of the show caverns or just enjoy riverside walks and marvel at the rapids and whirlpools.
• Get out and enjoy exploring the fantastic landscape of the Peak District National Park. Millthorpe lies just outside of this park and is very well located around mid-way between the northern and southern parts of the park. The northern part of the park is known as the Dark Peak and known for its wild heather high moorlands and black granite whereas the southern part is called the White Peak and better known for its valleys, lush greenery and limestone caves. Staying in Millthorpe you have the opportunity to discover the unique landscapes of these distinct parts of the national park.
• Love shopping and eating out? If so, the city of Sheffield is sure not to disappoint and is just 9 miles from Millthorpe.
All in all, Millthorpe is an ideal place to enjoy a stay in a countryside cottage, farm-stay accommodation or a holiday barn, you can truly get away and relax in this rural location. Wherever you choose to stay we hope you find the perfect cottage for your Millthorpe and Derbyshire holiday.