Only a few miles away, Alton Towers offers a multitude of adventures for the young and old, the brave and the not-so-brave!
When you have finished the tiring day of the thrills and spills, head back to Ashbourne Self-Catering accommodation and enjoy the comforts we can offer.
Standlow Farm - Daisy, Bluebell & Clover Cottages
Each two bedroom cottage sleeps 4-6 people, with all amenities, including a dishwasher. All the cottages have shared use of the children's play area, large games room and grassed paddock for ball games. Relax with the stunning views from the terrace, and a BBQ on hand for the warmer months.
Midweek stays from £135 per cottage
2 night weekend breaks from £395 per cottage
Our venues are located close to Ashbourne, near Alton Towers, and a skip and a jump from Carsington Water.
Stay one night or stay with us for longer and enjoy the village pub in Kniveton, the delights of cycling and walking at Carsington Reservoir or mooch around the lovely shops and tea rooms in Ashbourne.
If your group is bigger than 4, take a look at Foxglove Cottage:
- Open-plan dining/kitchen/lounge
- Private hot tub
- 4 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
Foxglove Cottage sleeps 8-10 people, from £320 for a 1 night stay Monday-Thursday.
Two night weekend breaks start at £1000
Ashbourne Hall is situated not far from Alton Towers, opposite Ashbourne Park and a few minutes' walk from the pretty market town of Ashbourne.
This spacious house can sleep from 12-24 guests and therefore if your group is large, Ashbourne Hall is the place for you.
It offers lots of space, lots of beds and lots of shower rooms for warming up after the rapids!
Ashbourne Hall even offers a hot tub in the courtyard to soak away those aches, and a starlight bar area with a karaoke machine to sing away the blues.
Shiningford is located by Carsington Water, and offers a 9 bedroom Manor and 5 bedroom Stables.
More importantly both have a private hot tub and during the warmer months, an outdoor swimming pool.
If you haven't got wet enough at Alton Towers riding the rapids, then take the plunge in the full-length outdoor pool.
Offering a hot tub to soak in, Carsington Water on your doorstep for walking and cycling, Shiningford is the venue most sought after.
Short stays offered at all our venues, dogs welcome* and great deals for midweek stays.
*for a small extra charge of £20
Alton Towers Accommodation
"Large 7 bedroom house with spacious dining room and hot tub in the garden"
Large farmhouse with 7 bedrooms, perfect for large family or group gatherings
"Large enough for 2 families, cosy enough to relax in, and plenty of dining space together!"
derbyshire country cottage for a family holiday with games room and children's play area
"Enjoy the Derbyshire countryside in this quaint cottage"
Derbyshire holiday cottage with 2 bedrooms, close to Alton Towers and Carsington Water. Dog-friendly accommodation by the Peak District.
"Comfort and modern amenities - a Derbyshire cottage at its best"
Derbyshire country cottage, sleeping 4-6, close to Alton Towers and Carsington Water.
"Beautiful two bedroom Derbyshire stone cottage"
Delightful holiday cottage perfect for a weekend get away or holiday in Derbyshire, close to the Peak District
"Large dining barn able to dine up to 40 - for all your group activities and entertaining"
Large group dining barn with hot tub. Offers a space for celebrations and activities, all nestled in the Derbyshire Dales overlooking Kniveton village.
"Wonderful country manor in spectacular gardens, with hot tub and swimming pool"
Manor house for large group accommodation with a swimming pool and hot tub, plus a log burning fire for winter holidays.
"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.