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Oakford Cottage

OAKFORD COTTAGE BED AND BREAKFAST FACILITIES  There are one double and two twin rooms available, sleeping 6 in total, with ensuite facilities. The rooms are furnished to the highest standards, with tea and coffee making facilities, TV, DVD and each has superb views over the parkland and the hills beyond. The property has oil-fired central heating […]

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Views of the beautiful Derwent Valley..

  Is the beautiful Amber Valley, with the river Derwent flowing through this beautiful Dale and World Heritage site! Whatstandwell is a village on the River Derwent in Derbyshire, England. This is how Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, describe it… It is about five miles south of Matlock and about four miles north of Belper. Whatstandwell railway […]

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A walk around Whatstandwell.

THE WALK For anyone interested in wildlife and industrial history this is a walk not to be missed. Even if you are not interested in either subject, this is a great walk with plenty of variety. Completed in 1794, the Cromford Canal stretched 14.5 miles to Langley Mill, where it joined the Erewash Canal. With […]

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Crich Tramway Village in the Derbyshire Dales

You may have a keen interest in trams, transport or history or may just be looking for a unique place to visit, whatever your interest there is lots to see, explore and discover and the village makes an ideal family day out in the heart of Derbyshire. Trams run to and fro every few minutes […]

Our Spa is fabulous after a lovely walk in the Peak District!

If you are booked into our holiday cottage, End Cottage, you have exclusive use of our wonderful hot tub. If you are booked into our bed and breakfast and there is no residents at the time in End Cottage, we can arrange for you to have some time in our hot tub. It really is […]

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Beautiful Oakford Cottage

There is a beautiful indoor tea/dining room and also outdoor seating on the terrace, some of which is under cover.The tea room menu is available to non-residents and residents throughout the week on most days. The tea room offers morning coffee, pots of tea, light lunches, refreshments and those infamous Cream Teas. Traditional home-made soups, bread, […]

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Our area is so beautiful. The Cromford Canal and Derwent Valley..

The Hamlet of Robin Hood is nestled next to Whatstandwell, alongside the Cromford Canal…. Whatstandwell is located in a most picturesque and thickly wooded section of the Derwent Valley. But the traveller on the busy A6 only catches a brief glimpse of the village, probably seeing little more than the railway station, the hotel and […]