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Ploughman’s Cottage

Eckington, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Our cottage is carefully maintained, well planned and very comfortable. We welcome you to Ploughman's Cottage, Nr Chesterfield, Derbyshire.

Ploughman’s Cottage
S21 5RH
01246 435328
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Our cottage is carefully maintained,well planned and very comfortable. There are small shops within half a mile. we have llamas, sheep and our hens will provide your eggs. We offer a grazing paddock for a horse or pony and there are pleasant rides across the fields to the woodlands of the Moss Valley.

Renishaw Hall home to the Sitwells is less than two miles from the cottage. To the East are Bolsover Castle and Hardwick Hall. Into Nottinghamshire a visit to Clumber Park, Creswell Craggs to learn about the Ice Age and visit the caves, the Major Oak at Edwinstowe or even the dungeons of Nottingham will keep all the family busy. We have Chesterfield with the Crooked Spire and market stalls, Sheffield’s Cathedral, Shops and Botanical Gardens and Rotherham’s Magna Centre which is a must for teenagers who will be amazed at the activities on offer.

Within half an hour by car you will be in the Peak District’s glorious scenery. Chatsworth, Haddon Hall, Castleton and Eyam are not to be missed. There are Lead mines, caves and panning for gold at Matlock Bath. All this, plus quiet picnic areas and fantastic walking your holiday will be as busy or restful as you want to make it.

There is parking for three cars within the grounds of the cottage and gates can be closed for safety of children. The south side has a small patio area with seating. There is a sandpit for small children. We have chickens, sheep and llamas. The animals are near enough to see, but not a nuisance to visitors. The llamas do not spit ! But they do like to be offered a biscuit.

There are several easy walks from the cottage across fields to the lovely Moss Valley. There are lots of places of interest within easy travelling distance. The cottage has large scale maps for discovering the area by car or on foot. Nearby are shops and pubs with larger supermarkets within ten minutes by car. The Super Tram terminus is 3 miles away and a pleasant way of travelling into Sheffield city centre with a link into Meadowhall.

There are no hidden extras. We would be pleased to do shopping, just send a note and you can pay on arrival.
Grown ups! remember to bring your Gold Card for travel discounts.

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