Self catering holiday cottages in Wormhill, Derbyshire, England
Make the most of British summertime and head for the Peak District and Derbyshire. A cottage break in a pretty Derbyshire village really gives tourists a unique insight into village life in the Peaks. There is nothing like being on the spot and experiencing the everyday life of the village; a chat at the general store or sharing a few words over a pint down at the village pub. Rent a holiday cottage in Wormhill or another Derbyshire village for a memorable stay.
Facts about what Wormhill offers for Self-Catering Holidays
Each of the holiday homes near Wormshill and Miller's Dale are comfortable and clean; fully equipped for a self-catered break. There are small cottages that might suit couples, three bedroomed family cottages and even larger ones up to mansions. Most holiday accommodation offers Internet in the form of WiFi which is useful because mobile coverage in some parts of the Peak District is nil. Each of the cottages and houses are reliably good and offer a place to stay that is a good base for a holiday in the heart of the Peak District.
Why Wormhill near Miller's Dale is a good place to book a self-catering break
It is always satisfying to find good quality accommodation in the Peak District which also has numerous places to visit nearby. Wormhill is a lovely and peaceful, small Derbyshire village complete with a traditional village green with old stocks and a drinking fountain. A memorial to locally born James Brindley, famous builder of canals in the 1700s, is here. Thought to have the original name of Wolfhill, hunting wolves was a common pastime here in the 14th century. If you’re thinking of visiting, never fear, as they’ve long disappeared! Holidaymakers who like to go walking in pretty countryside are spoilt for choice when staying in Wormhill, as several footpaths lead to beauty spots in the surrounding Derbyshire Dales, including Chee Dale and Monks Dale. Nature lovers enjoy exploring the nearby nature reserves with their distinctive flora and fauna in this limestone landscape.
A well on the village green is decorated during the annual Wormhill Well Dressing, as is a well in the churchyard of St. Margaret’s Church. Well Dressings are an old Derbyshire custom, when wells are adorned with natural materials such as flower petals, depicting images from local history or religion. The Wormhill wells are decorated in late August or early September. The Grade II listed church of St. Margaret’s is open to visitors during the well dressing week. Do book cottages in advance to be on the spot to see this.
For more amenities and shopping, head for the spa town of Buxton, which is around five miles from Wormhill. This attractive town is renowned for its fine Georgian buildings. You can try the mineral water, reported to be a pleasanter tasting experience than other spa waters! Town attractions include The Pavilion Gardens. In addition to the wonderful gardens, there is a soft play area for the kids, a miniature train, an outdoor fitness park, lakes and a café. These gardens have undergone a lengthy restoration and now reflect their original Victorian design. The botanical conservatory is where you’ll find specimens of plants and palms plus a fish pond.
Culture is also available at the garden complex. The Pavilion Arts Centre, opened in 2010, presents entertainment in the Studio Theatre and the larger Main Room. You can get a drink at the bar at the Main Room, which delivers a programme of stand-up comedians and live music. It is also a venue for the festivals that Buxton is well known for. Studio Theatre productions include fringe theatre in addition to family and children friendly shows. Buxton Opera House is another cultural venue here. Celebrated for its Edwardian design, this theatre presents something for everyone.
Wormhill has lovely countryside, town attractions and fun and culture on its doorstep. Rent that Derbyshire country cottage or apartment and enjoy!
Featured Self catering holiday cottages near Wormhill near Millers Dale Peak District:
7 bedroom Big Holiday House, Derbyshire Dales.
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Award winning, stylish 7 bedroom, 5 bathroom holiday house with cinema room, games console for fun times and relaxing wellness sauna, set in Wirksworth, close to the Peak District National Park.
Special features: free internet access, games room, sauna.
|from 27 February to 13 March 20 from 16 March to 27 March 20|
8 bedroom Large Barn Convertion with lots of character, Peak District National Park.
16 - 20
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.
Late availability: from 06 March to 09 March 20
7 bedroom Mansion, Peak District National Park.
14 - 18
Fabulous big cottage boasting an indoor heated swimming pool with Wavejet machine, ideal for large groups such as hen parties, stag parties and big families.
Special features: free internet access, pool (indoors).
Late availability: from 24 April to 27 April 20
4 bedroom Barn Conversion, Peak District.
4 - 8
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.
|from 02 March to 20 March 20 from 23 March to 27 March 20|
1 bedroom Cottage, Peak District National Park.
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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.
|from 02 March to 14 March 20 from 21 March to 27 March 20|