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Peak District Bed & Breakfast - Oakford Cottage - Whatstandwell, Matlock

    John and Jacky provide a very warm welcome at Oakford Cottage, catering for all your Bed and Breakfast needs. This 19th Century Derbyshire Stone Cottage provides a lovely setting in fantastic countryside and was opened in May 2007 as a Traditional bed and breakfast. In that time they have already gained a very high reputation for quality, hospitality and excellent facilities. The food is excellent, homemade and their speciality cream teas are infamous in the local area! The property is so welcoming, comfortable and spacious, there are even chickens, ducks and a peacock in one of the gardens.

    There is one double and two twin room available, sleeping 6 in total, with ensuite facilities. The rooms are furnished to the highest standards, with tea and coffee making facilities, TV, DVD and each has superb views over the parkland and the hills beyond. The property has oil central heating throughout. There is a wonderful, spacious residents lounge with a wood burning stove, perfect for relaxing. There is also off road parking available.

    Prices are fantastic value for money from only £30 per person per night
    Breakfast is freshly prepared using local produce where available. You can have the breakfast of your choice including full English, continental or vegetarian, alongside all special diets being catered for on request.

    Oakford Cottage is situated in the small hamlet of Robin Hood near Matlock, in the heart of the beautiful Derwent Valley, along the Heritage Way. The extensive grounds of the property provide wonderful views stretching down across the Derwent Valley and Cromford Canal. Just off the A6 which runs throughout the length of the Peak District, Amber Valley and Derbyshire Dales.

    The cottage and grounds enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside and occupies a unique position tucked away beside the River Derwent and the Cromford Canal, which is designated a site of special interest for wildlife. There are an abundance of many interesting walks nearby and it  is a few minutes’ walk from the Heritage Way. The Bed and Breakfast is ideally situated for all parts of the Peak District especially...

    Matlock, Matlock Bath, Bakewell, Buxton, Ashbourne, alongside easy reach to...
    • Carsington Water
    • The High Peak Trail/The Tissington Trail/The Derwent Valley Heritage Way
    • Dovedale
    • Poole’s Cavern
    • Cromford Canal/Arkwright’s Mills
    • Alton Towers/Gulliver’s Theme Park/The Heights of Abraham
    • Chatsworth House
    • Tissington Hall
    • Haddon Hall
    • The National Tramway Museum at Crich
    • Masson Mills Shopping Village
    • Wirksworth Heritage Centre and Ecclesbourne Valley Railway
    • Gulliver’s Kingdom and Peak rail Steam railway
    • National Trust: Calke Abbey, Hardwick Hall, Kedleston Hall
    • English Heritage: Bolsover Castle, Hardwick Old Hall, Peveril Castle Castleton

    Only 1/2 mile from the Derwent Valley Train Line station of Whatstandwell.  With convenient links to main line stations.



    There is a beautiful indoor tea/dining room and also outdoor seating on the terrace, some of which is under cover.  The tea room menu is available to residents throughout the week on most days. The tea room offers morning coffee, pots of tea, light lunches, refreshments and those infamous Cream Teas. Traditional home-made soups, Ploughman’s, bread, cakes and of course scones are also available.

    Tea Rooms Opening Hours
    Everyday from 10am - 5pm (closed Tuesdays)

    Further details can be obtained by emailing us at  or phoning us on 01773 852406.

    END COTTAGE – Holiday Let - Sleeps 6 - No Pets
    This newly renovated beautiful cottage is situated adjacent to our Bed and Breakfast cottage and is fully fitted with a roomy kitchen / diner, spacious lounge with wood-burning effect stove, 3 bedrooms, TV, DVD, SKY Free to view and radio/CD player. There is off road parking for two cars.

    Newly introduced is a luxurious Hot tub Spa facilities exclusively for the use with the cottage occupants. Further details and booking information can be obtained by emailing us at  or phoning us on 01773 852406.

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