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Crowthorne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Riding House Cottages is a really lovely place to stay in the Peak District. We stayed in the Milkmaid's Cottage which is a delightful cottage for 2 people plus a dog. Every where is really clean and tidy, lots of nice touches (like soap and shower gel in the bathrooms). Even in the kitchen there is dishwasher tablets, washing up...

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Denise M, Owner at Riding House Farm, responded to this review

Suzanne we much appreciate your lovely comments. We look forward to meeting again. Happy Easter Denise

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and were extremely comfortable and well taken care of. Everything was carefully thought out and Denise and David were great hosts. We even saw newly born lambs. We spent time cycling in beautiful countryside and hope to return. A great short break.

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Denise M, Owner at Riding House Farm, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely comments, they are much appreciated we look forward to welcoming you back to riding house farm in the future.

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We stayed at the Riding House Farm in the Milkmaid Cottages in the middle of January for my 50th birthday celebrations. To be honest my partner couldn't of chosen a nicer place to stay. Everything about the weekend was superb. The accomodation had everything you could need. Large spacious lounge with downstairs shower & toilet & a lovely presented bedroom...

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Milkmaid1, Owner at Riding House Farm, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this great review, we are delighted you enjoyed your celebration weekend. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future Best wishes Denise

Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We have just returned from a week at Riding House Farm celebrating the New Year. We stayed in Shepherd's Cottage which sleeps four and is a very pleasant place to spend time. Booking couldn't have been easier. Denise and Dave are wonderful hosts and incredibly hospitable. Facilities are what you would expect from a top range Cottage. Castleton is a...

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Milkmaid1, Owner at Riding House Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments, we are pleased you enjoyed your second New Years stay at riding house farm. We look forward to seeing you again the future Best wishes Denise

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This pair of cottage's are set in stunning countryside. We stayed in Milkmaid sleeps 2 . Felt like we were on honeymoon the bedroom is absolutely stunning and the bed is huge and comfortable. Views are amazing and it's so peaceful and relaxing. Fully equipped with every thing you need and more . Bathroom upstairs with bath and toilet. .....

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Leicester, England
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I had phoned every single Bed and Breakfast in the area for the weekend. All full. I had to plot a countryside clue hunt for an upcoming murder mystery event in Hathersage (I run a Murder Mystery Events Company - To Die For...Murder Mystery) and I only needed to stay in the area for one night. I was getting desperate...

Thank Spudette
Waterlooville, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Having just made our 3rd visit to Riding House, a review is overdue. There are 2 cottages - Shepherd's (for up to 4 people), and Milkmaid's (for 2). This review covers both as we have now stayed in both. The cottages form part of a farm, located approximately 20 minutes on foot from the village of Castleton, which has pubs,...

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have stayed here multiple times and always have a great a experience. The cottage feels like home and has everything you need and is located on the farm which isn't far from the centre of Castleton. Denise and David are some of the nicest people I've ever met and always make us feel so welcome everytime...

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Western Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Shepherd's cottage was excellent with facilities to suit all of our needs whilst travelling for 9 weeks around Britain and Ireland and so far away from away from home. We can understand why so many guests come back year after year. It is located centrally to the many attractions, walks and sites that the Peak District has to offer.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Lovely cottages in a superb location with fantastic views over a magical valley. Direct views of the castle, the hills and the town. Walks all around it and pubs galore in the town. The cottage is warm and excellently furnished. Very good bathrooms, fully kitted kitchen. Warm, comfortable beds. Good parking. Free sat Tv and good wi-fi. Great hosts in...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hope Valley is an ideal base for exploring the treasures of the Peak District. In addition to the wonderful scenery, there are numerous attractions including nearby Castleton caves and castle, Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and the plague village of Eyam. If you have any energy left after walking the hills, the Hope Valley offers climbing, cycling, pony trekking, swimming, angling, gliding and parascending. Or why not just relax! Pets welcome by arrangement ... more   less 

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Address: | Derbyshire, Castleton, Peak District National Park S33 8WB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Peak District National Park > Hope Valley > Castleton
Hotel Class:5 star — Riding House Farm 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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