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Courtyard Setting - Exclusive use available
On Site Swimming Pool & Sauna. On-site Treatment and Massage in Brackendale Spa
Children's Play Area
On Site Games Room
The Farmhouse Lounge
Two Dales Open Plan Dining Kitchen and Living Space
Two Dales Open Plan Dining Kitchen and Living Space
Super Bedrooms Throughout the Whole Venue
Spacious Open Plan Cottages
Spacious Open Plan Cottages
The Farmhouse
View of Knockerdown
Knockerdown Cottages Meadow overlooking the Peak District
Spacious Open Plan Cottages
Spacious Open Plan Cottages
Located on the cusp of the Peak Distirct
Carsington Water, less than 10 minute's drive from our Centre, is where the majority of our water-sports takes place
Walks & Watersports on your doorstep
Alton Towers & Splash Landings a 25 minute drive
On Site Swimming Pool & Sauna. On-site Treatment and Massage in Brackendale Spa
Children's Play Area
On Site Games Room

Knockerdown Holiday Cottages, Derbyshire, Peak District

Sleeps 2 - 93 42 Bedrooms 100 Dining

Exclusive group holiday cottages near Carsington Water sleeping 93 and perfect for families, business stays, weddings and groups of friends, with indoor heated swimming pool, games room and function room

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Knockerdown Holiday Cottages, Derbyshire, Peak District, sleeps 2 - 93 in 42 bedrooms.

Sleeps 2 to 93 over 16 cottages and function room to dine up to 100:

  • Sabinhay and Bruns sleep 6 each or with the internal interconnecting door can sleep 12
  • The Farmhouse sleeps 12
  • Two Dales sleeps 11
  • Lendow sleeps 10
  • Farwell sleeps 8
  • Alstonfield, Butterton, Bonsall, Callow, Dove, Edale, Ible, Middleton, Wisels and Longshawe each sleep 4
  • Largest dining areas in Two Dales and The Farmhouse each for up to 12 people and Lendow for up to 10 people

Derbyshire Holidays Cottages & Events Venue perfect for family gatherings, reunions, celebrations, holidays, business trips, weddings and group getaway weekends.

This fine courtyard of old stone barns was part of a working farm, now sensitively converted to offer 16 beautifully furnished and well-equipped cottages. There are excellent on-site facilities to enjoy, and the location is ideal for accessing a wide range of business, groups and family friendly attractions:

  • Peak District, Alton Towers, Carsington Water all within easy reach
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Children’s play area
  • Market towns, stately homes and family attractions all within easy reach
  • Fishing, golf, pony trekking, water sports all close by

Any size of group can be catered for at Knockerdown Cottages from 2 to 93; enquire now and we will do our best to accommodate you. If you are celebrating a party or special occasion the Brackendale Room can be hired out for exclusive use and/or marquees on our plentiful site can be arranged.

The cottages are set in 3 acres of grounds, offering a children's play area, heated indoor swimming pool & changing rooms, games room and plenty of space in which to relax. This is an ideal setting for a Peak District holiday.

The site is easily accessible with a wealth of tourist attractions in the Peak District and Derbyshire Dales including the Stately Homes of Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall, Heights of Abraham, Crich Tramway Museum, Alton Towers and a number of beautiful Derbyshire market towns.


Dog Friendly

Alstonfield, Butterton Bonsall and Farmhouse are pet friendly cottages, 2 dogs permitted in each cottage. Extra charge of £25 per dog.


Telephone for information.


Free internet access.


Fully fitted and equipped kitchens in all cottages.

Dining Room

Spacious dining areas/rooms in all cottages.

Sitting Room

Spacious living space with comfortable seating, some cottages with French/patio doors, TV and DVD.

TV and Music Facilities

TV and DVD in all cottages.

Games Room

Pool table, football table and table tennis table.

Heating and Open Fires

Electric heating included in the price. The Farmhouse has an open fire.


Spacious and well equipped bedrooms, majority with zip and link beds so can be either king or twins, some bunks.


All linen and towels inclusive in price.


Main fully fitted bathrooms, some en suite.

Children's Facilities

Children welcome, play area, games room, indoor heated 30' pool.


Children's play area close to cottages, walks from the door in 3-acre countryside grounds. Family friendly pub adjacent

Swimming Pool

Indoor heated 30' pool along with changing room and toilets


Private parking for all guests. Bicycle friendly accommodation with bicycle rack and a bicycle repair station


No smoking.

Booking Information

Deposits payable are 30% of total cost on booking, then balance is due 6 weeks prior to arrival date. For large group bookings and any events please call for prices – available all year.

Show Availability

Find the availability for each of our units.

Knockerdown, Derbyshire

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Late Deals

June 2024 Late Deals

Lendow, Sleeps 10. 3 nights Tues 11th - Fri 15th June 2024. Late Deal £540

Farmhouse, sleeps 12. 3 nights Mon 17th - Thurs 20th June 2024. Late deal £950

July 2024 Late Deals

Farmhouse, sleeps 12. 3 nights Mon 15th - Thurs 18th July 2024. Late deal £1150

Two Dales sleeps 11. Mon 15th - Fri 19th July 2024. Late deal £770


Knockerdown Cottages are located in between Ashbourne and Matlock, within walking distance of beautiful Carsington Water, a superb windsurfing and sailing centre.

  • Ashbourne and Wirksworth, both within approx 6 miles.
  • The Farm Shop Hulland is located 3 miles away and the towns of Ashbourne and Wirksworth are both within approx 6 miles.
  • Adjacent pub, The Knockerdown Inn, Mainsail Restaurant at Carsington Water and The Red Lion at Hognaston.
  • Nottingham, East Midlands approx 30 miles.
  • Cromford approx 6 miles or Derby approx 20 miles.
  • On local bus routes from Ashbourne or Matlock.

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Planning an Event?

This venue is available for Weddings

Romantic Courtyard Stroll - Perfect For Wedding Photography
Stylish ceremony setting


A truly unique destination wedding venue awaits you and your guests at Knockerdown Wedding Village. Fiona and Justeen welcome you to a wonderful countryside residence.

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Please contact the owner for availability dates.

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