The Retreat (sleeps 2)

The Retreat

Sleeps 2 but can be booked with both the Mews (sleeps 8), and the Old Smithy (sleeps up to 5). The Retreat has been thoughtfully converted to provide superb facilities on one floor, yet still retains the immense character and charm of the original dwelling. Breakfast in the king-sized bed would be a great way to start your romantic break!

The modern styling and elegant furnishings are evident throughout the accommodation, which features a spacious king size bedroom with wet room, an open plan living area with original truss fully fitted kitchen, and delightful private garden.

Accommodation details

  • All ground floor
  • One king size bedroom with seating area
  • Walk in shower (shower, basin and WC)
  • Open plan living area with plasma
  • Flame-effect fire
  • Dining area
  • Fully fitted kitchen


  • Electric heating
  • Additional heating from plasma fire in living area
  • Halogen hob
  • Electric oven
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Colour TV and DVD
  • Wifi
  • CD/radio
  • All fuel and power included in rent bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Off road parking
  • Private garden with patio furniture and BBQ
  • Shop 2 miles
  • Pub 10 mins walk


Situated next door to The Mews, at Hall Farm Holidays, this ground floor accommodation still offers immense character and charm, with its modern elegant decor.

With a king-sized bedroom offering total comfort for a relaxing or romantic stay, we guarantee you will be well rested after your stay at The Retreat, enjoying the lovely private garden and countryside views.

The Mews is detached from The Retreat but both can be booked together if available, sleeping up to 10 guests.

Very enjoyable week exploring the surrounding area. Nice to come back to such comfortable accommodation both inside and out. Many thanks Philippa for a great welcome and lemon drizzle.

John & Barbara Hallam

Lovely few days seeing friends and family. Very comfortable place, perfect for our 2 dogs. Couldn’t sample the pies at the Red Lion as they were fully booked – make sure that you book ahead! thank you Philippa and Julian

Julian & Ruth Sacofsky

Stylish and comfortable, space for us all including Laszlo our dog. Well located, really friendly welcome and always there if needed. I am sure that this won’t be our last stay here. Thank you!

Dawn & Tim Wright

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