The Old Smithy (Sleeps up to 5)

The Old Smithy is our latest luxuriously appointed barn conversion.
It is brick built and in the village of Hollington – converted with style and elegance to provide comfortable holiday accommodation.

The open plan living area has a well-equipped kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
The bedroom is a super king-size double with en-suite freestanding bath, shower, basin and WC.
A front patio outside makes The Old Smithy an ideal base to explore this lovely area.

Fabulous self-contained accommodation, sleeping up to 5 people, the accommodation comprises the whole of the first floor as a bedroom suite with bespoke superking bed, a single bed situated under the eaves in the fabulous upstairs bedroom suite, it subtlety blends into this airy space, creating a family space if required.There is a freestanding bath and comfy chairs, making it ideal for couples as well as families.

A twin room, retained oak beams and truss with en-suite shower room is located on the ground floor.


  • Oil central heating throughout
  • Electric oven and hob
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • 3D TV with Freeview
  • CD
  • iPod dock
  • WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Front patio area with furniture
  • Sorry no smoking

Thank you for your kindness for rescuing us from our previous accommodation – we struck lucky!!

What a fabulous place, we will have no hesitation for recommending The Old Smithy

John & Liz


We came here for a Mini-moon and have loved our stay from the moment we arrived to such a warm welcome. The accommodation is second to none and incredibly well furnished. So many amazing places to visit! The Red Lion down the road is a MUST! Thank you for such a memorable stay, we will be back!

Rob & Lottie


Our third visit here, once again, felt very welcome here, felt like a home from home. Thank you!

Gavin, Anne & Liam


Great stay, felt so welcome from the moment that we arrived and the kids loved the sheep. Great bonus feature!

Gaz, Cheryl, Nelson & Darwin


Things to do and places to go

Chatsworth House and Estate

Chatsworth House, the home of the Dukes of Devonshire, is one of the Peak District’s premium tourist attractions 

Haddon Hall

Haddon Hall, a medieval manor house belonging to the Dukes of Rutland, is another major attraction in the area

Alton Towers

Alton Towers is one of the country’s foremost theme parks and is situated on the southern edge of the Peak District

Crich Tramway Village

Crich Tramway Museum is a major tourist attraction of the area, near Matlock

Tissington Hall

Tissington Hall, built by Francis FitzHerbert in 1609 to replace the moated manor house to the north of the church, it has served the FitzHerbert family as their main home for the best part of 400 years.

Eyam Hall

Eyam Hall, the historic Derbyshire home of the Wright family. The current family is the latest in a long line of Wrights who have been fortunate enough to live in this beautiful house for over 300 years.

Gullivers Kingdom

Gulliver’s is a family theme park designed to cater for families with children between the age of two and thirteen.

Carsington Sports and Leisure

Carsington Sports and Leisure have been providing training courses for professionals and amateur enthusiasts for many years in water
based activities.

Heights of Abraham

Your visit to the Heights of Abraham starts with a spectacular cable car ride but there is much more to see and do once you are at the summit.By exploring our web site you will soon come to realise that it is just part of a unique place to visit.

Pooles Cavern

Poole’s Cavern is a 2 million year old, natural limestone cave situated in the  beautiful woodland of Buxton Country Park. One of the great caves of the Peak District.

Go Ape

We see ourselves as an eco-educational experience in the respect that participants absorb valuable risk assessment and risk management skills,
whilst having a naturally thrilling time on an environmentally responsible
and sustainable activity.

National Trust Properties and Estates

Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak
Ashbourne, Derbyshire
White Peak Estate, including Ilam Park, Dovedale and Hamps and Manifold Valleys

Kedleston Hall
Derby, Derbyshire
Spectacular 18th-century mansion with Adam interiors and parkland

Duffield Castle
Duffield, Derbyshire
The remains of one of England’s largest castles

Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood
Ashbourne, Derbyshire
Late 17th-century house with lavish interiors and the Museum of Childhood

Cheadle, Staffordshire
Discover Staffordshire’s secret woodlands