Priestley Cottage At Wheeldon Trees Farm

Earl Sterndale, Buxton, Derbyshire, Away from it all

Check-in Time: 15:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

One of nine award winning self-catering holiday cottages in Derbyshire, in a spectacular location close to Buxton and Bakewell

Downstairs Description

Priestley Cottage is the largest of our ‘three person’ cottages. Downstairs is the tiled, open plan living, dining and kitchen area with under-floor heating. On arrival you’ll find cakes and biscuits, tea, coffee, sugar and a jug of milk, toiletries, cling film, silver foil, kitchen & toilet paper

First Floor Description

Upstairs is one double and one single bedroom (both fully carpeted) and the tiled bathroom with over-bath shower.

Dogs Welcome: It’s a dog’s life at Wheeldon Trees and owners Deborah and Martin can provide bowls, towels and leads and even emergency supplies of dog food!
Child Friendly: Wheeldon Trees Farm loves children and have a range of baby and child-friendly equipment available to guests which can be found on our website as well as our usual friendly service.
Tots Travel Bag: Wheeldon Trees Farm loves children and have a range of baby and child-friendly equipment available to guests which can be found on our website as well as our usual friendly service.
Group Getaways: Wheeldon Trees Farm have a total of nine Holiday Cottages and can accommodate up to 30 people in total making it ideal accommodation for family gatherings and celebrations.
Farm Experience: Daily feeding of hens, ducks, rabbits and lambs
Eco Escape: Green Tourism Business Scheme gold award holders
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Romantic Hideaway
Tourist Attractions:
  • Dovedale: Is a dramatic limestone ravine, famous for its stunning scenery, wildlife and the much-loved stepping stones which cross the River Dove. Visit website
  • Carsington Water: Which offers many sporting activities including Sailing, Windsurfing and Canoeing and you can even hire a bike and cycle the ten mile circular route of the reservoir. Visit website
  • Alton Towers: Is also within easy reach of the Barn Escape to the fantabulous world of this exciting theme park - there’s so much going on, the fun never stops! Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • The Royal Oak: At Hurdlow is well worth a visit after a busy day in the Peaks. It’s on the High Peak Trail, a 40 minute stroll along the lane leading up the hill behind the house. Buxton is only a 10 minute drive away and you will find a variety of restaurants. Visit website
  • The Quiet Woman At Earl Sterndale : Is a stroll away. No food, apart from crisps and pork pies, but well worth a visit as it’s about as far away as you can get from today’s multi-media, multi-themed, branded experience. Visit website
  • Simply Thai: The finest, authentic Thai food prepared from the very best ingredients including, fresh herbs, spices and exotic vegetables. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Local Food Store: In the local village of Longnor Visit website
  • Waitrose: In Buxton so why not pre order your grocery order for delivery for the cottage. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • High Peak Trail : Cycling on the High Peak Trail takes the line of the former Cromford and High Peak Railway between Parsley Hey and Cromford. This railway is worth a brief description because of its unique nature. Visit website
  • Rudyard Lake : You can participate in angling and day tickets are available. Canoes and Rowing boats can be hired mainly during the summer. Visit website
  • Buxton & High Peak Golf Club : And whatever your standard of golf, you are sure to have an enjoyable round at one of Derbyshires oldest golf clubs. Visit website