5 Star gold self-catering in the Peak District

Welcome to Churchdale Farm

Churchdale Farm, in the heart of the Peak District National Park, has the only 3,  5 star gold award self- catering holiday cottages within a 5 mile radius of Bakewell.

These luxury Derbyshire Dales cottages on our working farm are within a 5 mile drive of Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall. We are only ¼ mile from the famous Monsal Trail, ideal for walking and cycling, 1 mile from Ashford-in-the-Water and 2½ miles from Bakewell.

The farm was formerly part of the Chatsworth estate and the home farm for Churchdale Hall where many members of the Duke of Devonshire’s family have resided.

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Visit England Rose Award
Visit England Rose Award

 During the current Covid-19 crisis we have been following Government Guidelines and Protocols and have joined both the We're Good to Go Scheme and the AA Covid Scheme.  We have made some changes to our procedures in order to make your holiday safe and enjoyable and at the same time keeping our team here at Churchdale safe. 

We are proud to announce that we have received the Visit England Rose Award 2018 in recognition of Service Excellence.

We do not accept group or family group bookings. Children over the age of 14 are Welcome.

Cycle Storage and Elecctric Car Charging Point on site.

Wye Cottage

The bedroom at Wye cottage
Sleeps 2

This large romantic hideaway for 2 boasts a spacious bedroom with king sized carved bed and magnificent oak beams. Adjoining it is a  bathroom with a bath and large walk-in shower. The sitting room has a log burning stove and there is a separate fitted kitchen.

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Dove Cottage

The lounge at Dove Cottage
Sleeps 3

This charming former milking parlour has a cosy sitting room with exposed stonework. Upstairs there are wonderful old beams, a double bedroom, a large single bedroom and a stunning bathroom.

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Derwent Cottage

The lounge at Derwent Cottage
Sleeps 4

This spacious upside down cottage has a superb beamed sitting room and kitchen upstairs. Downstairs there is a double ensuite bedroom, a twin bedroom and family bathroom making the cottage ideal for 2 couples.

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5 star Luxury Accommodation

Thoughtfully converted stone barns retaining charming beams and exposed stone to provide high quality and spacious accommodation. Free Wifi internet connection, Log burning stoves, Modern kitchens with dishwashers, washing machines etc. Fully inclusive prices.

Many Nearby Attractions

Within 5 miles are Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall. The famous Derbyshire market town Bakewell is 2 1/2 miles away and The Heights of Abraham, Buxton, the Derwent Dams and much much more are only a 20 minute drive.

Large choice of eateries within 5 miles

Enjoy wonderful gastro experiences with more than 20 pubs and eateries within 5 miles of Churchdale. There is something for everyone, from teashops, pubs, and restaurants to Michelin Fine Dining.

Latest news and offers

Want to learn more about landscape photography? We have teamed up with local landscape photographer Chris Gilbert and can arrange a full days tuition for 2 people during your holiday. Brian stayed in Wye and said that the photographic workshop was the highlight of his holiday.

Peaceful Rural Farm Location

The cottages are on our working sheep farm, 1/4 mile from the main road. Wake up to the muted sounds of the countryside, watch the sheep and our rare breed hens and enjoy a walk from the cottage door to the Monsal Trail.

Walking and Cycling from the cottage door

The famous Monsal Trail, which is ideal for walking, cycling and buggies, with its newly opened railway tunnels is at the bottom of our drive. We have cycle storage on site and bike hire is just a mile away. There are delightful walks through the fields to Ashford.