Each location offers high quality, bespoke properties with modern amenities and spectacular views in idyllic rural surroundings.

"An idyllic setting which makes us want to come back time and time again!"

Complex of self-catering cottages, country farmhouse and dining barn with hot tubs. Accommodating up to 52 guests, Standlow is the perfect venue for weddings, large gatherings & family holidays. Standlow Lane, Kniveton, DE6 1QZ.

"Stunning venue with swimming pool and hot tubs, at the side of Carsington Water"

Shiningford offers large group accommodation for up to 35 guests with a swimming pool. Shiningford Lane, Carsington, DE4 4PS

"The perfect place to stay and celebrate"

Hollywood House is the ultimate self-catering venue for large groups to hire. Accommodation for up to 40 guests in 16 unique bedrooms. Longwalls Lane, Blackbrook, DE56 2DE

"Spacious self-catering house, within walking distance of the centre of Ashbourne, Derbyshire"

Ashbourne Hall has ten bedrooms and eight bathrooms/wet rooms decorated with a contemporary feel. This large impressive property can accommodate up to 22 people. Cokayne Avenue, Ashbourne, DE6 1EJ.

Enjoy the peak district your way

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20th February 2020

Suggested 5 day itinerary & holiday cottage availability for a family holiday in Derbyshire this summer

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Many of our holiday lets are pet-friendly, so here are our recommendations of cafes and attractions in the local Derbyshire area that welcome dogs.

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13th September 2019

The benefits of family holidays and group getaways in Derbyshire

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If you are organising a big celebration, you need a big house & someone who knows how to make it happen!

* We are a small team with four family-owned venues in and around Ashbourne – the “gateway to the Peak District”.


* The venues are owned by us, we are NOT an agent.


* Big group bookings are our speciality.


* We have 15 years of successful large group gatherings.


* Ask us anything, we know the properties inside and out!


* Private chef, murder mystery, pamper packages, wedding planning or even a naked butler can be arranged.


* Contact us at Ashbourne Self Catering and find out more about our big houses for big celebrations!