Welcome to spectacular locations in the Peak District National Park
Steeped in history, this is an area of outstanding natural beauty with lush tranquil dales and wild romantic highlands. Swainsley Farm is situated in an elevated position overlooking the peaceful and idyllic Manifold Valley. The Manifold River flows through spectacular crags and wooded valleys before joining Dovedale a few miles downstream. The Manifold Trail offers 9.5 miles of cycling through some of the most spectacular scenery in the whole of the Peak District National Park. Our less energetic guests may just want to stroll along the banks of the river or explore our pretty villages with their lovely old churches and ancient inns.
New deluxe kitchens with granite worktops and modern bathrooms create an impression of understated luxury. Each cottage has a dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, fridge, freezer, TV, DVD, Nespresso coffee machine and free WiFi. On request our visitors have the use of adult cycles, a complimentary leisure-centre pass (Leek) for gym and swimming pool, I-pad and infant equipment at no charge.
This is a very private location with parking well away from the road. Shops, pubs and wonderful places to eat are close-by but if you want to curl up in your cottage we can offer a selection of meals and breakfast baskets.
The market towns of Buxton, Bakewell, Leek and Ashbourne are about 10 miles away in different directions and all have regular markets, good shops and cafes. Chatsworth House, Matlock Bath, many National Trust properties, Alton Towers and other family attractions are only a short drive away. So there’s lots to see and do, whatever the weather!
Larger Groups interested in booking two or all three cottages please note that the Coach House has a very spacious lounge and the Haybarn can be arranged to dine up to 14 people