Ashbourne Cottages

The market town of Ashbourne, known as 'The Gateway to Dovedale' is popular with those who are lovers of the great outdoors. Close to the Peak District National Park, it is an ideal base for those wishing to discover this beautiful part of Britain. As one of the more famous places for ramblers, hikers and cyclists there are numerous marked trails for those wanting to explore. Lovingly restored and free from traffic, disused railway lines offer family-friendly routes allowing you to pedal off into amazing adventures. Bike hire is available for those not able to bring their own. For those wanting more thrills and adventure then a trip to nearby Alton Towers is a possibility. Explore this area at your pace from one of our hand-picked Ashbourne cottages.


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Inspiration of things to see and do in our cottages in Ashbourne

This market town offers a blend of historical charm, outdoor activities, and cultural experiences. Discover the historic Ashbourne Hall, take a scenic drive through the Peak District National Park, or explore the quaint nearby villages like Brassington and Ilam. With the largest collection of holiday cottages in Derbyshire, we have the perfect home away from home for you.

Here are the top five things to see and do in our cottages in Ashbourne:

Tissington Trail

Enjoy a scenic walk or bike ride along the Tissington Trail, a former railway line that offers picturesque countryside views and connects to nearby villages.


Explore Dovedale, a stunning limestone valley known for its dramatic scenery, walking trails, and iconic Stepping Stones across the River Dove.

St. Oswald's Church

Visit St. Oswald's Church, a historic medieval church with impressive architecture and a peaceful atmosphere. Look for the unique "Hanging" and "Leaning" sanctuaries.

Ashbourne Market

Experience Ashbourne's traditional market, held on Thursdays and Saturdays. Browse stalls offering fresh produce, crafts, antiques, and more.

Alton Towers

Have an exhilarating day out at Alton Towers Resort, a world-renowned theme park with thrilling rides, attractions, and entertainment.

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