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Swallow Barn, Monyash, Bakewell, Derbyshire, Peak District

Rural village retreat sleeping 12, perfect for extended families and groups of friends visiting the Peak District
Dining for
Weekly price from £ 2500
3 night weekend price from £ 1200
2 night weekend price Contact Owner
Midweek per night price from £ 300
Guide prices only. Please see Prices and Availability tab, below, for more details, or contact owner.
Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Swallow Barn, Monyash, Bakewell, Derbyshire, Peak District, sleeps 12 in 5 bedrooms.

Looking for a base for an activity-led break with a group of friends in the glorious landscape of Derbyshire? Then the Monsal Trail (with cycle hire at either end) is a perfect starting point for a journey through fantastic scenery as you pass over the Headstone Viaduct and skirt along the the disused railway line all the way into Bakewell. This is also walking country - and with Lathkill Dale National Nature Reserve within walking distance, be sure to pack some sturdy footwear.

Swallow Barn is great for family groups who would enjoy spending days in quaint villages with traditional country pubs and tearooms, stately homes and atmospheric market towns, or picnicing by and paddling in the river. With Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall for historic splendour, Ashford in the Water and Great Longstone on the doorstep and Matlock, Bakewell and Buxton a short drive away, this is the venue for parents, children and their grandparents.

Built from local limestone, Swallow Barn lies in the heart of Monyash village, perfectly positioned to soak up the rural ambience of Derbyshire village life, with The Old Smithy Tearooms (a popular stopping point for those enjoying a walk through Lathkill Dale), The Bull's Head pub and a childrens' playground next door to each other. The property, with its landscaped private garden and 32' open-plan living and dining areas, provides a peaceful and tranquil setting for a totally relaxing holiday.

With 5 beautifully furnished bedrooms (one with additional bunks), stylish and modern bathrooms/shower rooms (3 en suite) and three separate but adjoining lounge areas with comfy sofas, there is ample space in which to relax, socialise and soak up the character of this delightful house. The ground floor double bedroom (with shower room) is ideal for group members who will benefit from avoiding stairs throughout their stay.

After all this fresh air, and maybe a trip to Bakewell Market or Chatsworth Farm Shop for some local produce, catering will be a breeze in the thoroughly modern kitchen, equipped with everything you need to rustle up a feast for hungry mouths. Alternatively, we can recommend outside caterers or fabulous local pubs.

Group Accommodation Details

Kitchen Details
Shaker style kitchen with RangeMaster double oven, gas hob and grill, American style fridge/freezer (ice/water dispenser), integrated microwave/grill.
Dining Room
12-seater dining table central to the open-plan kitchen-dining room with additional seating for three at the adjacent oak-worktopped breakfast bar.
Sitting Room
Main lounge: comfortable sofas; 7' stone fireplace and cast-iron open fire. Kitchen: integral sofa area seats 5/6. Snug: further sofas for 5+ guests.
TV and Music Facilities
TVs in the main lounge and in the snug, both with Freesat and DVD players. 2 iPod docking stations.
Telecom Facilities
WiFi available.
Games Room
No games room.
Heating / Open Fires
Multi-fuel open fire in main lounge (complimentary basket of coal/logs provided on arrival and honesty box for on-site log store). Central heating.
Two double en suites (one ground floor); master/family en suite superking/twin plus bunk beds; two double/twin rooms sharing Jack and Jill bathroom.
Beds made with fresh linen upon arrival. One bath towel for each guests and hand towels in the bathroom.
1 Jack and Jill shared bathroom (for beds 3&4), 2 en suite shower rooms. Wetroom style en suite bathroom for master bedroom, with white Rocco suite.
Disabled Facilities
No specific facilities but ground floor en suite double bedroom with shower and WC is suited to those who struggle with stairs.
Children's Facilities
One travel cot and one high chair available by request. Childrens' playground behind village pub. Safe, enclosed garden.
Outdoor Facilities
Enclosed private garden and patio (safe for dogs) with 12-seat picnic bench. Lockable bike shed (for approx 4 bikes). Herb garden. Kettle drum BBQ.
Swimming Pool
There is no swimming pool.
On street parking only.
No smoking inside the premises, please.
A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome in the kitchen and in the large entrance hall which is ideal for dog beds (and muddy boots!).

Large Group Property Location

Monyash is beautifully situated for those seeking paths and trails in and around the hills and dales of the White Peak. An upland village within striking distance of the Peak District's market towns.
Nearest Station
Buxton railway station is less than 10 miles from Monyash. This is a 15 minute car journey.
Nearest Bus
A limited bus service (177) operates from Buxton to Bakewell and stops outside The Bull's Head in the village. Also from Chapel Street the 178 bus to Bakewell runs hourly throughout the day.
Nearest Airport
Manchester Airport is less than 30 miles away and around an hour by car, depending on traffic. East Midlands Airport is approximately 50 miles and an hour and twenty minutes drive from Swallow Barn.
Nearest Town
Picturesque Bakewell (famous for its Tart) is 4.7 miles and an 8 minute drive. Buxton (famous spa town with its beautiful Pavilion Gardens and Opera House) is approximately 8 miles, 15 minutes by car.
Nearest Shop
There are many independent shops and a Co-op in nearby Bakewell, a 9 minute journey by car.
Nearest Pub / Eatery
Walk to The Bull's Head in the village for real ales, classic pub grub, pool table and large garden. The award-winning Royal Oak at Hurdlow (a half hour walk or 4 minute drive) is an absolute must!

Rental Rates

Weekly Price3 Night WeekendMidweek per night

Booking Information

These prices are a guideline and we really encourage you to email with your group size and the type of event you are planning to enable us to send an up to date quote.


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Paul White

Swallow Barn, Monyash, Bakewell, Derbyshire, Peak District
Sleeps 12, Bedrooms 5, Dining 12
+44 (0)1629 888 666
, Monyash, Bakewell, DE45 1JH

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