Honey Cottage in Longnor is a Grade II listed stone cottage perfect for families and their canine friend who want to explore the towns and villages, markets and food of the Peak District or further afield to the Staffordshire Moorlands.
Honey Cottage is located on a street that was made famous by the BBC’s production of Pride and Prejudice and has a historic cobbled market square and excellent amenities nearby.
At A Glance
Two Dogs Allowed
Pets - No Charge
Pub Within 1 Mile
Flat Screen TV
About Honey Cottage
Honey Cottage comfortably sleeps up to four people with one double bedroom and one single bedroom with pull-out bed. A traditional stone cottage, typical of the village, it is furnished in a traditional style with a wood burner stove and a kitchen with combined dining area. The perfect base for exploring the Peak District, the cottage’s house bathroom is modern with a tub and over bath shower.
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Things To Do in Longnor, Buxton
Bakewell, home of the famous Bakewell Tart, is twenty minutes from the cottage by car. The banks of the river Wye are the setting for this unique town, the largest in the Peak District. It has stone buildings, a stone bridge and pretty courtyards and the town’s market, held on Mondays draws the crowds from far and wide. There are over 160 stalls on the market so get there early for a bargain. Stock up on great food for dinner from local producers to dine together as a family on an evening.
Delight in a Bakewell tart with a coffee at one of the town’s cafés or shop at the town’s specialist shops which sell handmade chocolates, rare whiskies, fashion and outdoor clothing. Local cafés, tea rooms, restaurants and pubs are popular for afternoon tea and cake or head to Thornbridge Brewery for a local tipple. Producing craft beers since 2005, the brewery has won over 100 awards for the quality of its beers and has tours on Wednesdays and Fridays. Book in advance to secure your place.
Enjoy a day with your pooch at the historic Chatsworth Estate. The home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, the house and estate have a Victorian rock garden, a maze, waterworks and sculptures. Visit the house’s gardens, historic rooms and working farmyard to learn about the house’s rich history, and working farmyard .There are events throughout the year at Chatsworth Estate, from forestry experiences to Christmas and Bonfire Night experiences. Kids will love the rope park and trampoline as well as the live demonstrations on the farmyard. Dogs are particularly welcome here, with doggy drinking stations a well thought out extra for dogs and the Carriage House Café, an on-site serviced, licensed restaurant also welcoming man’s best friend.
Stay in a cottage you might have seen featured in the BBC’s adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and imagine the horse-drawn carriages of Elizabeth and Jane Bennet passing by. Honey Cottage in Longnor is an excellent choice for a holiday in the Peak District for families who want a home away from home with comfortable beds, modern décor and a toasty living room for evenings relaxing together with the log burner warming the room.
Make plans for days out in Buxton to see the grandeur of the Chatsworth Estate, the Tudor house and Elizabethan gardens at Haddon Hall. When in Bakewell, tuck into the town’s most famous delicacy, its delicious Bakewell Tart, washed down with a freshly-brewed cup of tea. If you prefer something stronger, Thornbridge Brewery is the place to go for award-winning ales and informative tours.
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