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Rowthorne Lodge is set within a romantic, secluded location on the edge of the Hardwick Hall Estate. This former gate house provides cosy accommodation for two, with the opportunity to explore the beautiful rural surroundings.
The Hardwick Estate is made up of stunning houses and beautiful landscapes, perfect for lovers of art, history and conservation. The gardens of Hardwick Hall are open out of hours for cottage guests to explore and enjoy at their own leisure. You can also enjoy a wonderful breakfast, lunch or simply indulge in some tea and cake at the newly opened Great Barn Restaurant at Stableyard.
Rowthorne Lodge is the ideal base for walkers, with the Peak District National Park just over thirty minutes away it is the perfect opportunity to make the most of the stunning scenery on offer. The area is perfect for horse riding and cycling, as well as fishing and walks through the picturesque landscape. Whether you are looking for the thrill and fun of Alton Towers or the peaceful countryside at Dovedale they are both just over an hours distance from the cottage, perfect for a day trip.
The National Trust has events and activities in the Peak District to appeal to all ages throughout the year. Visit the web pages by clicking on the nearby tab, above, to see details of events, nature, walking and cycling trails when planning your holiday.
Heating: Gas Central Heating.
Parking: Space for one car adjacent to the cottage.
Garden: A large garden to the rear of the cottage.
Accessibility: There are low ceilings and doorways at this property.
Logs/Charcoal: Logs will be available at the cottage upon arrival, if you require further supplies of logs and kindling can be purchased at the visitor reception building on the property.
Offers: Holiday Cottage guests have free access to Hardwick Hall, gardens and Stainsby Mill during opening hours. Outside of normal opening hours the gardens are accessible exclusively for Holiday Cottage guests.
Catering: Pre-order meals -
To help your stay start in comfort and complete relaxation, the team at Hardwick Hall can provide a meal on arrival ready for you to pop In the oven. All you need to do is put your feet up and relax.
The delicious menu ranges from £4.50-£8.95 per person and is made with local produce.
The meal will be delivered to the cottage and left in the fridge ready for your arrival. We need a minimum of three working days notice.
We are happy to cater for private dinners a menu can be planned for your group. Menus and services required will be priced accordingly.
For further details please call the contact centre on 0344 800 2070
We have looked after this lovely area for over 100 years. From the high moorland of the Dark Peak Estate on the Yorkshire-Derbyshire border to the gentler rolling landscapes of south Derbyshire, we now care for some 40,000 acres of wild natural beauty. Staying here brings you close to some incredible wildlife, like white mountain hares and wild kestrels, as well as glimpses into our fascinating industrial past.