Dove Farm Cottages, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, Peak District

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  • 2 night weekend
    from £ 1590
  • 3 night weekend
    from £ 1795
  • Midweek per night
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Group of Cottages
Award winning accessible holiday cottages sleeping 16 with a dining studio close to the Peak District

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Dove Farm Cottages, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, Peak District, sleeps 2-16 in 7 bedrooms.

Sleeps 4 to 16 in 3 cottages

Barn Owl sleeps 7
Wren sleeps 5
Swallow sleeps 4

Guests returning to Dove Farm comment on the "home from home" feeling they get when staying in the award-winning, self catering cottages, on this working farm on the Derbys/Staffs border. Weekend breaks and short breaks available all year round. Just 4 miles from Alton Towers.

The cottages sleep around 16 guests in 7/8 bedrooms. One of the living rooms has a sofa bed and may be used as an additional bedroom. All cottages open out onto a shared and secluded patio garden, with garden furniture and barbecue.

Dove Farm has excellent disabled access for those guests with special mobility needs. There are wet-room, level access showers in two cottages.

Guests are welcome to walk the farm and river-side trail, an easy relaxing stroll across open fields and wooded riverbank.

Dove studio provides comfortable, ambient dining space for special occasions and dinner parties with a large table which seats up to 18. This flexible room comfortably accommodates around 25 in a more informal layout. Ideal for seminars, training events and workshops. There is WiFi throughout the properties.

Dove Farm makes an interesting business venue for meetings, team building and corporate hospitality. Catering available, from dinner parties to business lunches.

On the farm, there are all kinds of farm animals to see, from sheep, cows and chickens, to donkeys, ducks and alpacas – however, guests should bear in mind that this is a working farm, with some areas strictly out of bounds for the safety of guests.

Just 5 miles from Ashbourne, gateway to the Peak District, and only 4 miles from Alton Towers, Dove Farm is within easy reach of all major visitor attractions in Derbyshire and Staffordshire.

Dove Farm is a popular residential venue for complementary therapists, life coaches and other practitioners working in the field of self development. The farm and countryside environment offers a tranquil breathing space for day workshops and an energizing haven for residential courses.


3 well equipped, modern kitchens plus kitchenette as part of studio suite.
Dove dining studio seats up to 18 around one table. Alternative dining areas for 8+ are available in two of the cottages.
There are 3 sitting rooms, with comfortable seating for approx 7 or 8 and plenty of room to add in other seating.
Flat screen TVs, video and DVD. Hifi and CD units. Freeview in 2 cottages plus Sky standard package in Swallow cottage.
Internet access.
There is no games room.
Gas central heating plus living flame stoves.
7/8 bedrooms: 4 x doubles, 1 x twin, 2 x triple rooms plus extra beds (sofabed in Wren cottage).
All included plus towels.
3 ground floor WC/shower rooms, 1 bath, shower, WC room, 1 upstairs en suite shower/WC plus 2 WCs.
Good throughout with 5 ground floor bedrooms and 2 WC/shower rooms and 1 toilet suitable for disabled use. Dove Studio wheelchair accessible.
Good throughout, with enclosed garden. Cots and highchairs. Toys provided. Farm animals to see and feed. Play area.
Shared patio garden, farm and riverside trail, children's play area. Farm animals to see and feed.
There is no swimming pool.
Any number of cars can be accommodated.
No smoking please.
By arrangement only.


Central UK location, makes Dove farm the ideal meeting place. Edge of the Peak District, between Ashbourne,and Uttoxeter. Alton Towers 4 miles away.
Ashbourne, 5 miles. Uttoxeter 7 miles.
Denstone Hall farm shop and cafe, Denstone - 2 miles, Spar at Rocester, 2 miles. Sainsbury’s 5 miles, Tesco 8 miles
The Duncombe Arms, Ellastone. only 5 mins walk. The Rose and Crown pub in Mayfield, 3 miles away, both these pubs serve excellent food.

Booking Information

2016 rates:
Fri/Sat 2 night w/e break £1590.
Fri/Sat/Sun 3 nts w/e break £1795.
Mon/Tues/Wed 3 nts midweek £1095
Mon-fri £1300.

Weekly rates from £2765 for 16 bed spaces

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

Mill Lane, off Dove Street
United Kingdom
small branch line station, Uttoxeter
Uttoxeter - Derby "SWIFT" bus service. Calls at Ellastone, and Ashbourne. Stops at corner of Main Rd/Dove St. 5 min walk to farm. Infrequent
East Midlands

Late Deals

June 2018 Late Deals

Fri 22 - sun 24 June. Going, going, nearly gone!! Easy to reach farm venue. large dining space. patio gdn. BBQ. riverside walks. wifi. home comforts. pub round the corner. Alton Towers 4miles. £1200

July 2018 Late Deals

Fri 20 - sun 22 July. 2 x night w/end. Large dining space. patio gdn. BBQ. riverside walks. wifi. home comforts. grass area for ballgames. pub round the corner. Alton Towers 4miles. £1440

August 2018 Late Deals

Mon 20 - Thurs 23 Aug. 3 x nights. large dining space. patio gdn. BBQ. riverside walks. wifi. home comforts. grass area for ballgames. pub round the corner. Alton Towers 4miles. £1080

September 2018 Late Deals

Fri 07 - sun 09 Sep. large dining space. patio gdn. BBQ. riverside walks. wifi. home comforts. grass area for ballgames. country pub round the corner. £1400

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Dove Farm Cottages, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, Peak District

Jane Stretton

+44 (0)1335 324 357
+44 (0)7966 204 084
Mill Lane, off Dove Street
United Kingdom