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Lounge
A very BIG welcome at Owslow Cottage
Master bedroom
Front of the cottage
Our family of Lamas
View of the reservoir from the cottage
The reservoir at night
Lambing Live on the farm throughout March/April
A lovely icy shot taken by a guest
The Daffodils are out - April 2016
Sheep sheep and more sheep
Baling view from 'top barn' field
Exactly!!
Kitchen
Lounge/dining room
Example of the main bedroom with the put-up bed made up
Lounge area
A crispy cold winters morning at Owslow Farm
Master bedroom
Alleyway to the cottage entrance and keysafe
Pigswill in the alleyway - a piece of history
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Carsington, Derbyshire, England

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Emma F
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Whata brilliant choice!”
Reviewed 10 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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I rented the cottage for myself, two teenage daughters and my 18 month old baby! The cottage was beautifully decorated, clean, spacious and is run by a wonderfully friendly family! Nothing was too much bother for them and easily provided us with stair gates for my toddler and a highchair. It's a great location and the kids loved looking around the farm! It's in a central location so it was very easy to get to everywhere we wanted to go to - Chatsworth, bakewell, Matlock, Heights of Abraham- everywhere. We would most definately rent the cottage again and I would highly recommend it to everyone!

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Liked best: Everything!
Liked least: Having to come home!
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Miles T
Newtownards, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful, quiet, cosy, restful, excellent location for Dales”
Reviewed 16 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014

Our visit to Owslow Cottage for a cycling holiday in the Peak District was excellent. The cottage, attached to the Owners residence and on a working farm, is very clean, cosy, quaint, quiet and fully equipped for all family living needs (including very small children). During our stay Dave (owner), himself a keen cyclist, was able to give us novices good advice for cycle trails as well as other attractions in the area. My wife and I spent 5 days in July based at Owslow Cottage and enjoyed returning after a day in the saddle to sit outside and watch the swallows and swifts put on an fantastic flying display as the sun set over Carsington water.
We had very good weather but if it had been poor the cottage has a range of DVDs games etc to pass the time.
Dave and Natalie were very friendly as were the other people we met who worked on the farm. All in all a very pleasant time was had.

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Liked best: Lovely people, accommodation, scenery, and the road sign on the drive up to the cottage advising the driver to beware of the chickens.
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014

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Liked best: Location and Cottage
Liked least: Not one thing
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 25-34
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L66PY
United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“FANTASTIC FARM”
Reviewed 11 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

this farm is by far the best accomodation you will stay in. The couple are so friendly and quiet (right next door)
the farm is there to explore and there are lots of walks, national trust houses and much more to visit in the area
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Liked best: friendliness but not in your pocket
Liked least: cockeral
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2013 for a stay in May 2013

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Liked best: location, bedrooms, friendly, helpful owners
Liked least: bit dark downstairs
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 25-34
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