"Secluded lodge for a special getaway"
Located In a secluded private setting overlooking the Kniveton Valley, Derbyshire, Shepherd's View is a stunning modern venue on the edge of the Peak District National Park.
Shepherd's View Lodge gives guests the chance to experience staying In a converted agricultural barn in a stunning rural location. The interior of Shepherd's View Lodge is expansive, accommodating 16 guests in 7 contemporary en-suite bedrooms. The main communal space is light and airy, with stunning views across miles of uninterrupted rural views.
The kitchen is well-equipped with everything you need to cater for your gathering. Alternatively bring in a private chef to make your celebration an evening to remember.
The open-plan dining/living area is light and spacious, with floor to ceiling windows. Spend summer evenings with friends and family on the terrace, or winter evenings with mulled wine in front of the wood burning stove.
Everything in Shepherd's View Lodge has been thought out. It is pet-friendly, with stunning dog walks from your door step and a dog washing station for your return.
Upstairs is the mezzanine level, where you can enjoy a few hours in the games room. Shepherd's View Lodge has something for everyone, whatever the age!
The bifold doors open onto the full length terrace, and one of the best views in the Derbyshire Dales. Enjoy spending time in the hot tub, and evenings roasting marshmallows around the fire pit.
Shepherd's View Lodge encompasses all that is green, and not only in the surrounding landscape! Eco-friendly heating and hot water, reclaimed wood interior, and green fields all around, for a truly outdoorsy holiday.
"Shepherd's View Lodge "
A contemporary eco-friendly lodge with a Derbyshire twist
A big space for big groups - perfect for a family holiday, birthday celebration, anniversary and single-sex stays
Wheelchair friendly bedroom and ground floor space
Private and secluded location deep in the Derbyshire Dales
"Outdoor is the new indoor!"
With all of our venues, we prioritise outdoor living during your stay. Guests will have use of a private hot tub and a fire pit, along with ample garden furniture to allow you to relax and enjoy the Derbyshire countryside. The views are stunning from Shepherd's View, and the lodge is surrounded by rolling fields and woodlands.
Well-behaved dogs are welcome for a charge of £30 each. There is even a welly & dog washing station to make it easier when you return home from your rural rambles! We just ask that pets are kept off the sofas and beds.
"Modern living space"
The open-plan living area on the ground floor is also extended to the upper floor games and relaxation room. This will provide a wonderful, sunlit space for families and friends to enjoy their stay, whilst relaxing, cooking and entertaining.
All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms and furnished in a simple, modern Scandi-style. Six of the bedrooms can be arranged as either twin rooms or double rooms, while the seventh bedroom also has bunk beds, enabling it to accommodate up to 4 people.
"Our commitment to the environment "
We are working hard at Ashbourne Self-Catering to bring you an eco-friendly holiday space:
- Air-source heating throughout
- Energy saving devices and lighting
- 100% renewable-backed electricity supply
- Water-saving shower heads
- Tables hand-crafted from reclaimed wood that has come from mills in Yorkshire and Sussex
- Unique bedroom wall cladding, salvaged from a school in Yorkshire
- Garden furniture made from 100% recycled plastic materials
- Furnishings made from recycled materials where possible, including rugs and throws created from recycled plastic bottles in a Yorkshire mill that discards zero waste to landfill.
"A spectacular venue..."
"Spacious rooms and thoughtful amenities"
by Emor - July 2021
We had a lovely weekend here as a family group for our son’s wedding. We spent some quality time sat on the deck, relaxing, some in the hot tub. The view from the deck across the valley is amazing, such a peaceful setting. The bifolding doors really bring the outside in. The cathedral height ceiling enhances the spacious feel in the living area. The seating and dining areas are well furnished and more than ample for the size of the lodge. The kitchen is well equipped, more than enough glasses/crockery etc. Plenty of things for everyone to do in the mezzanine games area. All the bedrooms are a good size with well equipped en-suites. The lodge has some lovely quirky features, including lights and murals of the Peak District. We would have no hesitation in recommending this lodge for a break.
"What a view!"
by Amber - August 2021
Thank you so much for assisting with my booking this weekend. The venue was absolutely stunning and everything was perfect! I couldn’t have asked for a better weekend away for my sister’s hen do; everyone loved it and already looking at when they can book Shepherd's View Lodge for a different occasion…I certainly will next year!
"Beautiful location and stay"
by Gee - July 2023
We both wanted to email just to say WOW! What a truly amazing weekend we’ve had.
Everybody was blown away by the lodge and its gorgeous view, it really did make the weekend so special.
We can’t thank you enough for all your help with organising our weekend, the caterers were fab! They went above and beyond for us. They really were just fantastic! Really can’t express how amazing the stay was!
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