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Ashbourne

Known as ‘The Gateway to Dovedale’, the market town of Ashbourne is popular with those who love the outdoors due to its close proximity to the Peak District National Park. One of Derbyshire''s oldest market towns, it provides a great cottage holiday base for exploring this beautiful part of Britain.

The town has a rich history, with a medieval street layout that is still largely made up of traditional stone and brick buildings and cobbled streets; there are some 200 listed buildings here as well as some lovely old coaching inns. As a focal point for a number of coaching routes from London to Carlisle, the town became a very fashionable place in Georgian England. The busy market place is the central hub of the town, with numerous places to eat and drink. There’s a good mix of retailers, including independent boutiques and antique shops and on Thursday a market is held.

Ashbourne is on the doorstep of the Peak District, one of the most popular spots in the UK for hiking, rambling, cycling and general outdoor exploration. There are numerous marked trails, including the nearby Tissington Trail, an old railway line that now provides a lovely route for walkers and cyclists. Bike hire is available at the visitor centre in Mappleton Lane. In addition discover lots of historical walks as well as mile upon mile of quiet, unspoilt woodlands. A great family day out can be found at Alton Towers which is not far away.

One annual event that attracts many visitors is a giant-sized football match, pitting one half of the town against the other. The two-day Royal Shrovetide Football Match can involve thousands of players playing two eight-hour periods, and it has become a long-standing tradition in the town.

For self-catering accommodation see our cottages in Ashbourne, for a holiday in the Peak District.
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44 cottages are available
  • Clifton×
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    Ref: 25730
    Key Features:
    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    This delightful terraced cottage sits in a rural lane close to many attractions. Totally refurbished with modern...

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  • Alstonefield, near Ashbourne×
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    Ref: 18986
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Rural Location
    Situated in the heart of the Peak District National Park with stunning views of the open countryside and located just...
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  • Kniveton, near Ashbourne×

    West Bank

    Kniveton, near Ashbourne

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    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - No Pets Allowed

    Set in peaceful seclusion overlooking open farmland, this attractive and very comfortable cottage stands in its own...

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    Heather Cottage

    Ashbourne

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    Ref: CC411017
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    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed
    This quaint, terraced cottage which is near the bottom of ’Old Hill’ just a few minutes’ walk from...
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  • Hulme End, near Hartington×

    Bank House Farm - Bridge View Cottage

    Hulme End, near Hartington

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    Ref: 30172
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location
    Located in the heart of the Peak District National Park in the picturesque hamlet of Hulme End, this stylishly...
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    The Old Dairy

    near Ashbourne

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    Ref: CC411019
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Luxury Property - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Rural Location
    The Old Dairy is a wonderfully converted, semi-detached, holiday barn set within the beautiful Northwood Farm estate....
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    The Coach House

    Ashbourne

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    Ref: 10915
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine
    This gabled cottage wing of a country house is bright and well-appointed, and retains beams, original woodwork and...
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  • Clifton, Ashbourne×
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    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Clifton Edge is well situated with the front aspect open to countryside and church views. At the rear it overlooks...

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  • Offcote, near Ashbourne×

    Annie’s Meadow - Meadowside

    Offcote, near Ashbourne

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    - Car parking on site - Luxury Property - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    Annie’s Meadow has three stunning properties set in 6 acres of parkland which include a fishing lake,...

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    Lace Cottage

    Ashbourne

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    Ref: CC411020
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    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine
    Secretly tucked away in a courtyard, this delightful cottage is a restored lace runner’s cottage dating from the...
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    The Garden House

    Atlow, near Carsington

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    Ref: QWB
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Barbecue

    Peacefully set in Peakland countryside, this 16th-century barn conversion is only a mile and a half from Carsington...

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  • Ashbourne×
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    Ref: UKC332
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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Dishwasher - No Pets Allowed
    Apartment 4 in Madge House is a lovely two-storey wing of this wonderful Georgian building in the very heart of the town...
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