• About Swallow Barn

    Enjoying views over beautiful White Peak countryside, and a peaceful location midway between Leek and Ashbourne, this little detached barn conversion sits just a 0.75 mile walk from a popular dining pub in an area that boasts many excellent country inns. Within 1 mile, the Manifold Valley provides a glorious backdrop for superb walking as well as a cycle trail (cycle hire is available 3 miles away) and all the fun and excitement of Alton Towers is just 10 miles away. This lovely area of the Peak District has a vast array of activities and places of interest to offer – The Potteries, Chatsworth House, Matlock Bath with its famous Heights of Abraham cable cars, and a variety of water sports at Carsington Lake are among the numerous attractions found within 15 miles. Golf and pony trekking are both about 8 miles. There is a general store 2 miles away and both Leek (8 miles) and Ashbourne offer interesting shopping. Shop within 5 miles.
    Ground floor: Living/dining room with French doors and beams. Kitchen. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 1 double bedroom with beams.
    Elec wood burner in living room inc. Oil CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. Freeview TV. DVD. M/wave. Patio garden and furniture. Parking. Cycle store. No smoking.

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      1 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 2 people

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      pet(s) allowed

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    Two Storey features
    • Detached Property
      Detached Property
    • Enclosed Garden / Patio
      Enclosed Garden / Patio
    • Garden / Patio
      Garden / Patio
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Horse Riding Nearby
      Horse Riding Nearby
    • Romantic Collection
      Romantic Collection
    • Rural Location
      Rural Location
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      Car Parking - On Site
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    8.9 out of 10 – based on 12 reviews

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    out of 10

    nice place to stay and the owners where lovely too

    Confirmed guest, 2017-10-06



    out of 10

    A very well designed conversion in a small building. Everything required was available or obtainable on request. A lovely little village with very friendly residents. Easy road access to all the places of interest. We would certainly stay here again if visiting this area.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-09-22



    out of 10

    We loved the warm welcome, the cosy cottage and the beautiful surroundings. Thank you!

    Confirmed guest, 2017-09-04



    out of 10

    Great place in a scenic village. Takes you back in time. Only big problem is no mobile network and no wifi in the property. Owner/ Peter is very friendly and helpful. Good for just two people. Someone looking for quiet break, excellent location.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-08-28



    out of 10

    Great little cottage. Very comfortable. Friendly welcome. Great base for our break.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-08-07



    out of 10

    A small, comfortable, well-equiped cottage in a very quiet location (no wifi or phone signal). The host Peter is friendly and helpful and can advise on walks, pubs etc. The local pub is welcoming with good value food. Ashbourne, Leek and Bakewell are less than a half hour drive away and the Manifold valley is only a few miles from the cottage.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-08-04



    out of 10

    Great location in scenic village. Ideal for walkers. Also cycle storage.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-07-21



    out of 10

    This was an excellent cottage the hosts were very friendly and the surroundings were great.What beautiful village, very photogenic and very handy for surrounding places to visit,We thoroughly enjoyed our stay despite some inclement weather.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-05-22



    out of 10

    Swallow Barn is an excellently equipped holiday cottage in a peaceful location surrounded by beautiful countryside. The owner Peter very welcoming and helpful. Would stay again.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-05-05



    out of 10

    We found the cottage ideal and as expected, warm cosy and felt the lack of internet a bonus. Perfect location for walking base and Peter the host very friendly and helpful. Happy to recommend it if you want to get away relax and just enjoy the country side, peace and tranquility.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-04-07



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    Confirmed guest, 2017-09-08



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    Confirmed guest, 2017-05-01



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