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Brassington

Located within the rocky uplands of the southern White Peak, the village of Brassington offers a great location for exploring the Peak District countryside. The quaint village, consisting of old limestone houses and narrow streets, is an attraction in its own right.

Brassington’s Norman church and Tudor House, the oldest dated house in the village, has served as an inn, a workhouse, and now a private home. The village developed on the lead mining industry, and the hillocks surrounding Brassington are full of abandoned mines and the remains of miners’ buildings.

There’s easy access to The Peak District, an area of picturesque uplands which covers many adjoining counties. It actually has no officially defined boundaries, although the smaller Peak District National Park does, which is very close by.

Despite the name, the region is hilly, but not mountainous. The Derbyshire Dales, or White Peak area of the park, is largely a limestone plateau that contains rolling hills, dales, and green fields, and is famous for its rare wild flowers, including Jacob’s Ladder and orchids.

Walkers will not be disappointed with the High Peak Trail, Limestone Way and Midshires foot paths all passing close by. Other popular activities include climbing, cycling, horse riding, potholing and of course visiting historic country houses and quaint villages.

Among the Peaks’ attractions is the Georgian spa town of Buxton, the pretty riverside town of Bakewell, and the visitor attractions of Matlock Bath and Castleton, which has a Norman castle and show caves. The stately homes at Lyme Park, Chatsworth and Haddon Hall all offer great days out.

For self-catering accommodation see our holiday cottages in Brassington. Book one today, and take the opportunity to explore the beautiful Derbyshire Dales for yourself.
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9 cottages are available
  • Hognaston, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire
    Hognaston, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire×

    Green Farm - Green Farm Stables

    Hognaston, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire

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    4
    2
    1
    Ref: RFFQ
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    These attractive stone holiday cottages enjoy their own driveways and pretty, lawned gardens. Green Farm Cottage,...

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  • Wirksworth, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire
    Wirksworth, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire×

    Henmore Grange Cottage

    Wirksworth, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire

    8
    4
    4
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    Ref: UK4059
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    Situated in the picturesque Hamlet of Hopton, close to Wirksworth, this beautiful semi-detached cottage is in the...
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  • Carsington, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire
    Carsington, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire×

    Knockerdown Cottages - Farwell Cottage

    Carsington, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire

    8
    4
    4
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    Ref: RLN
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    "Fine cottages and facilities – in a county of unspoilt landscapes, deep dales and winding rivers . ....

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  • Biggin by Hartington, near Buxton, Derbyshire
    Biggin by Hartington, near Buxton, Derbyshire×

    The Farmhouse

    Biggin by Hartington, near Buxton, Derbyshire

    9
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    2
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    Ref: UK4019
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location
    The Farmhouse is one of seven stone built holiday cottages in the heart of the Peak District National Park, it is ideal...
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  • near Carsington, Derbyshire
    near Carsington, Derbyshire×

    Woodpecker Lodge

    near Carsington, Derbyshire

    10
    5
    5
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    Ref: UK4022
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    Woodpecker Lodge is an exquisite, semi-detached barn conversion within the owner’s grounds and just a short walk...
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  • Carsington, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire
    Carsington, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire×

    Knockerdown Cottages - Lendow

    Carsington, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire

    10
    4
    2
    0
    Ref: RFFH
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location

    "Fine cottages and facilities – in a county of unspoilt landscapes, deep dales and winding rivers ....

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  • Carsington, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire
    Carsington, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire×

    Knockerdown Cottages - Two Dales

    Carsington, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire

    11
    4
    3
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    Ref: REEY
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Open Fire

    "Fine cottages and facilities – in a county of unspoilt landscapes, deep dales and winding rivers ....

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  • Carsington, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire
    Carsington, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire×

    Knockerdown Cottages - The Farmhouse

    Carsington, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire

    11
    5
    2
    0
    Ref: REG
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    "Fine cottages and facilities – in a county of unspoilt landscapes, deep dales and winding rivers ....

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  • Bradbourne, Derbyshire
    Bradbourne, Derbyshire×

    Water Mill

    Bradbourne, Derbyshire

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    7
    5
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    Ref: UKC331
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Luxury Property - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Brimming with character and charm, the Water Mill has been lovingly restored and combines luxury fittings with many of...

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