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Brailsford Water Mill, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Sleeps 8 - 20 8 Bedrooms 20 Dining

Dog friendly holiday house near Ashbourne and the Peak District sleeping 20 for family weekends and special occasions with friends

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Brailsford Water Mill, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, sleeps 8 - 20 in 8 bedrooms.

Come and unwind in this 16th Century water mill that was listed in the Doomsday book, and is now a large holiday house, near Ashbourne and the Peak District. This is a great venue for bringing together a large group of friends or family, for a holiday exploring the Peak District, a weekend catching up, or for celebrating a special occasion together. We also accept respectful hens and stags.

Brailsford Water Mill can accommodate 20 guests in 8 bedrooms, and is spread across 3 floors.  On the ground floor there's a large kitchen with a table big enough for you all to eat together. Upstairs on the middle floor is a cosy lounge with the original mill wheels on show. Bedrooms are found on each of the 3 floors, with a mixture of double beds, bunkbeds and single beds. There are 2 bathrooms, 1 shower room and an en suite with a shower. 

Outside there are large gardens to explore, with an area for al fresco dining and a barbecue, and mill ponds to sit and relax next to on a sunny day listening to the water flow over the mill race.

Brialsford Water Mill is within easy reach of local amenities and, for any thrill seekers, is just 25 minutes from Alton Towers. For those guests with an adventurous side, the Mill is close to Wild Park Derbyshire, Carsington Water Sports Centre as well as fabulous hikes and cycling across the Peak District. And for those who want a more relaxing time, there are plenty of lovely and more gentle walks nearby and National Trust houses and gardens to visit. Other places of interest and amentities include:

  • 3 minutes to Brailsford golf course
  • 1 minute to Birch House Fishing Lakes
  • 15 minutes to Kedleston Hall
  • 10 minutes to Ashbourne – for supermarkets, takeaways, restaurants, pubs, shops, park, golf, cinema
  • 20 minutes to Derby – for supermarkets, pubs, bars, takeaways, restaurants, shopping centre, cinema, bowling, park, hospital


Dog Friendly

We allow 2 dogs at small fee of £20 each.


Free WiFi.


Large cooker, dishwasher, washing machine. Kitchen island with stools. Dining table seating the whole group of 20.

Sitting Room

Spacious room with original mill features. Large TV.


4 double, 2 family (double and bunks) and 2 twin bedrooms spread across 3 floors, including some at ground floor level.

Booking Information

Booking is done through our own website. A 30% deposit is required at the time of booking and the remaining balance is due 8 weeks before your stay.

A £200 damage bond is also required, and is refunded after your stay.

Check in from 4pm, check out by 10am. Self check in.

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Find the availability for each of our units.

Brailsford Water Mill

Please contact the owner for availability dates

2 Night Weekend
From £2050
3 Night Weekend
From £2195


Brailsford Water Mill is located just outside the village of Brailsord, in between Ashbourne and Derby and on the edge of the Peak District National Park. 25 minutes to Alton Towers, 17 minutes to Carsington Water, 5 minutes to Wild Park Derbyshire.

  • 40 minutes to East Midlands airport.
  • 20 minutes to Derby train station.
  • There is a bus stop at the end of Mill lane a few minutes walk away, which takes you in the direction of either Derby or Ashbourne/Uttoxeter.

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