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Garden outside the Shippon
The Shippon kitchen/ diner
The Hayloft, family bedroom
Shippon, living room with Bonnie dog
Shippon,ready for dinner
Shippon King/ twin bedroom
Hayloft, king bedroom with en suite
The Barns from the top garden
Buttercups in the meadow.
Shippon, family bedroom
The barns in the early morning mist
The Shippon shower room
The Shippon kitchen/ diner
The Hayloft, family bedroom
Shippon, living room with Bonnie dog
Shippon,ready for dinner

Dove Valley Centre, Buxton, Derbyshire

Sleeps 4 - 12 5 Bedrooms 12 Dining

Pair of cottages sleeping 12 for Peak District holidays with families and friends, with a studio for meetings and events

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Dove Valley Centre, Buxton, Derbyshire, sleeps 4 - 12 in 5 bedrooms.

Dove Valley Centre is a fantastic venue for families or friends who just want to have a get-together. It can be let separately or together, sleeping 12 in total or more with camping. Hire the adjacent studio for your own events or as additional space for your party.

The barns are 18th century and we have retained and left visible many of the structural features including oak beams and stonework. The central heating is powered by a ground source heat pump, supplemented by a wood burning stove fired with logs from our woodland.

The Hayloft is approached by an external stone staircase which leads into an open plan living area and kitchen. Opening off this space is a family bedroom with a double and single bed. At the far end of the barn is a double/twin room with en-suite. A smaller room with twin beds leads off from the corridor, along with the second shower room.

The Shippon has a large living/dining/kitchen area with a wood burning stove with fantastic views down the Dove Valley. The first bedroom has a double/twin and single bed, at the far end of the Shippon is a twin bedroom with the door leading onto a herb garden.

Both the Shippon and Hayloft have spacious outdoor areas with lawns, wild flower areas, 50 acres of farm and woodland to explore. A barbecue and fire pit is available for you to use to make the most of the outdoors. Barn with full size table-tennis table.



Free wifi, limited mobile signal

Dog Friendly

We allow pets in the Shippon only.


Fully equipped kitchens, hobs and cookers, microwaves, dishwasher, all pans, crockery and utensils.

Dining Room

Can seat 12 people around one table.

Sitting Room

Comfortable leather seating both in the Shippon and Hayloft.

TV and Music Facilities

TV available.

Games Room

Tennis-table area in barn adjacent to accommodation.

Heating and Open Fires

Log burner in the Shippon. All logs and central heating are included in the price.


5 bedrooms in total. Shippon sleeps 5 in 2 rooms and the Hayloft sleeps 7 in 3 rooms.


All bed linen and towels included.

Children's Facilities

Children very welcome - table-tennis barn. Cot and high-chair available. Wonderful fields for children to play in.


50 acres of farm land and woodland to explore. access to the River Dove. Barbecue and fire pit.

Swimming Pool

The Spa town of Buxton has newly refurbished swimming baths.


Ample space for parking.


Outside only.

Booking Information

Min 3 nights from £945 for both the Shippon & Hayloft, Christmas & New Year min 4 nights from £1190.

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The Shippon
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Central Uk location in the heart of the Peak Disrict. 6 miles south of Buxton, inbetween the villages of Hartington & Longnor.

  • Longnor.
  • Buxton 6 miles, Macclesfield 14 miles.
  • Buxton 6 miles, Leek 10 miles, Macclesfield 12 miles.
  • Longnor 1&1/2 miles (post office & local shop), Hartington 4 miles (post office, cheese shop & 2 local shops).
  • The Packhorse in Crowdecote (20 mins by foot/5 mins by car).The Charles Cotton & Devonshire Arms in Hartington (4 miles by car)
  • Manchester (1hr drive).

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