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The Cowshed 4 star tourist board rating

The Cow Shed
Certificate of Excellence
19 reviews
The Cow Shed
Kitchen and Living
Outdoor space
Dining area
Living area with cosy log burner
Blue Door
Wartime with underfloor heating
cups in a drawer
our funky burner
view from window
cow shed bathroom accessories
the cow shed handmade mosaic sign
sunset view from the top of the hill
milk churn ornament
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Matlock, Derbyshire, England
Built in the 1600s, the Cow Shed is attached to Littlemoor Farm and was, as the name suggests, originally the cowshed. Situated on a quiet country lane within the hamlet of Riber, the towns of Matlock and Matlock Bath are only a short distance by car. Located on the edge of the Peak District we have the best of both worlds, conveniently placed for local attractions and shops, but off the beaten track. The Cow Shed is a one bedroom cottage sleeping 2 adults and comes complete with all mod-cons, but with the added rustic experience of being heated by our gorgeous log burning stove - nice and cosy. The cottage has been completely refurbished and all bedding and towels are provided as are kindling and logs for the fire. The wet room features a gorgeous waterfall shower and glistening tiles. The bedroom is cosy and comfy and furnished... Read more
About the Owner, Anna A
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Apr 2015
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 24 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
We are located on site so on hand if you need anything.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, great accommodation and exceptional hospitality. Couldn't ask for anything more. I would happily recommend staying here, and will definitely be returning.

Thank lee g
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

The cowshed was a lovely relaxing holiday lett. It was spotlessly clean, well equipped and very cosy. Anna was very welcoming and went out of her way to ensure we were comfortable she also provided a lovely hamper which was very appreciated. We had a...More

Thank Craig S
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Fantastic cosy getaway. Lovely, friendly hospitality from hosts Anna and Simon. They can’t do enough for you. Comfy bed, power shower and most importantly a wood burner. Matlock is nearby with a couple of great ale pubs. Looking forward to our next visit.

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  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
One friendly small dog very welcome. Please see our terms and conditions in addition to below. 1. No pets on the furniture please 2. Pets not to be left unattended in the cottage...
    1 Shower
    1 King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
RM 418
RM 474
RM 2,648
20 Feb 2018 -
26 Apr 2018
2 nights
RM 474
RM 2,648
27 Apr 2018 -
30 Sep 2018
2 nights
RM 502
RM 3,066
1 Oct 2018 -
14 Dec 2018
2 nights
RM 446
RM 2,508
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Malaysian Ringgit and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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About the neighbourhood
The Cowshed is located in the picturesque hamlet of Riber which sits high above Matlock and Matlock Bath. The towns are within walking distance (approximately 30-40 minutes cross country) or a short distance by car. Explore caves, old mines, cliffs, ride on cable cars, visit Crich with it's tramway museum, wander around Cromford and Arkwright's mills, enjoy cafes, restaurants, and country pubs - all within a few miles of the cottage. Less than 10 miles away are Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall which are a must see and the pretty towns of Ashbourne, Bakewell and Buxton have a wealth of interesting and independent shops to explore.
Getting around
A car or bicycle is essential are here.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: East Midlands Airport: 40.0 km
Railway: Cromford & Matlock: 3.0 km
Travelling by car from the M1, exit at Junction 28 and take the A38 south (signposted Derby) Exit the A38 at Alfreton (signposted Matlock). Take the A615 towards Matlock and on reaching Lickpenny crossroads take the second left into Dethick Lane. Follow this road until you reach a t-junction and turn right. The Cowshed is located approximately 1/2 mile up the road on your right.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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