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The Izaak Walton Hotel - Ashbourne


    The Izaak Walton Hotel...

    This charming country house AA 3 star hotel dates back to the 17th century, and is idyllically situated with glorious views over the valley of Dovedale to Thorpe Cloud. The River Dove meanders in the valley below and the atmosphere is one of peace and tranquility. The hotel takes its name from the author of "The Compleat Angler," and great care has been taken to retain the building's character.

    Many of the bedrooms have lovely views of the Dovedale valley, and the executive rooms are particularly spacious. The 38 bedrooms are individually designed to incorporate interesting period features; the original farmhouse building features oak beams and traditional décor.


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    The award winning 2AA Rosette rated Haddon Restaurant serves a diverse menu of creative interpretations on traditional dishes, which is enhanced by an excellent selection of fine wines from respected worldwide vineyards.

    The Izaak Walton Hotel is able to offer fishing on one of the finest Derbyshire Trout Streams, made famous in the “Complete Angler” by Izaak Walton & Charles Cotton, 1676.

    The hotel owns the fishing rights on the Staffordshire bank of the river Dove. The fishery is 3 miles from Ilam rock downstream, to the junction with the river Manifold on the right bank.

    The more wooded Staffordshire bank provides perfect solitude away from the many visitors and tourists who enjoy walking the Derbyshire bank. The well oxygenated Staffordshire bank ensures there is a good healthy population of fish, including the wild brown trout, that are not easily deceived. The fishing is both challenging and rewarding to both wet and dry fly.


    The Izaak Walton Hotel is pleased to be able to offer 2 Electric Vehicle (EV) charging points. 

    Electric car owners will be able to recharge their vehicles any time of the day or night using on our 2 chargers.

    We have one ‘Fast’, 32A Type 2 Socket and one ‘Slow’ 13A socket.  The charging points can be found in the rear courtyard of the hotel behind the Dovedale Bar.

    Charging car batteries can take anything up to three hours to charge depending on the service available and your car battery.

    * They are completely free to use for anybody visiting the hotel.

    This is part of our mission to become more environmentally friendly and we hope you EV owners will find this to be a valuable service.

    Hotel Guests are asked to report to the hotel reception on arrival prior to charging.

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