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Holiday Cottages In Lathkill Dale

Lathkill Dale is a National Nature Reserve packed with beautiful scenery and containing a rich variety of wild flowers. Staying at holiday cottages in Lathkill Dale will offer you a network of paths and tracks where you can explore beside the river and over hilltops, through fields of pasture or along quiet country lanes.
Holiday Cottages in Lathkill Dale are likely to be found in the pretty little villages of 
Over HaddonMonyashYoulgreave or Flagg. Here you will find traditional country pubs selling good food and fine ales to enjoy whilst staying at holiday cottages in Lathkill Dale.

Situated in the heart of the 
White Peakholiday cottages in Lathkill Dale will probably have been built using local limestone, although there are occasional gritstone features to be found as well as a splash or two of red brick.
Be sure and pack your 
walking boots whilst staying at holiday cottages in Lathkill Dale, but you might also like to bring along your pedal cycles to enjoy the country lanes and nearby High Peak Trail.
The fertile pastureland around holiday cottages in Lathkill Dale has been farmed since Neolithic times. In the Middle Ages several Granges were established in the locality where monks farmed huge flocks of sheep, mainly for their valuable wool.

Lathkill Dale
 is famed for having a stretch of ‘disappearing river’ which dries up during summer months or in times of drought. The river actually runs underground and bubbles back to the surface through a series of swallet holes before flowing over a succession of eleven weirs en route to the medieval bridge at Conksbury. A walk beside the river is essential as part of your stay in holiday cottages in Lathkill Dale
In 1854 the bank to the side of the river took on a ‘Klondike’ appearance. It was claimed that gold had been found in a bed of volcanic toadstone, resulting in the £1 shares in the mine to escalate practically overnight to £30 each. After much publicity and excitement the bulk of the find was analysed as iron pyrites or ‘fools gold’ and within a short while the mine was closed, thus ending the 
Over Haddon Gold Rush - yet another little snippet of interesting facts to entice you to stay at one of theholiday cottages in Lathkill Dale!


Wutley Cottage, Youlgrave.

  • Sleeps 02, 03, 1
  • Bedrooms 0, 1, 2
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  • Area Bakewell, Lathkill Dale, Youlgrave
Wutley Cottage, Youlgrave.Wutley Cottage, Youlgrave.
Wutley Cottage is absolutely stunning! It's a charming little cottage with mellow stone walls hiding a beautiful interior. Beams, Berber carpets,...
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