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Wheeldon Trees Farm

  • Earl Sterndale
  • Buxton
  • Derbyshire
  • SK17 0AA
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Self Catering

Facilities

  • Disabled Facilities
  • Family
  • Group Holidays
  • Historic Romantic
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Self Catering
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

About this property

Dramatic scenery, historic buildings, cutting-edge environmental sustainability and superbly comfortable accommodation combine to make Wheeldon Trees Farm a wonderful year round holiday destination.

Set in a peaceful and secluded location close to Buxton and Bakewell, the property occupies 12 acres of pastureland a stunning position in one of the Peak District s most breathtaking valleys. Eight cottages, previously converted from an imposing 18th Century barn and hayloft, have recently been completely refurbished with great attention to detail. Newly completed Sheldon Cottage has single-floor accommodation, is wheelchair accessible and is designed to meet M2 mobility impairment standards.

Combining traditional character with modern building standards, the weathered limestone walls conceal the latest in green technology hot water and central heating from ground source heat pumps. Deborah and Martin Hofman, Wheeldon Trees Farm s new owners are proud of their Peak District Environmental Quality Mark and Green Tourism Business Scheme silver accreditation.

Take advantage of the natural beauty and all the activities that the Peak District has to offer while enjoying a high standard of comfort. Deborah and Martin have installed under-floor heating, contemporary bathroom fittings and beds with pocket sprung mattresses and memory foam toppers. The open-plan living areas with sumptuous leather furniture, flat-screen TVs, DVD, video and CD players with i-pod docking are complemented by kitchens with all the cooking equipment you might want. Most cottages have individual patios with garden furniture and stunning views over dramatic Parkhouse Hill and the distant moors.

The Long Room , created from an old agricultural store, includes a pool table, table football, board games and a wide selection of books, videos & DVDs. Guests can prepare a meal together in the communal kitchen, enjoy home cooked gourmet dishes from the freezer or make use of excellent local caterers. Breakfast boxes are also available - with delicious local produce including fresh eggs from The Spice Girls, The Sugarbabes, The Cheeky Girls and Amy Winehouse, Deborah s own free-range hens.

Wheeldon Trees Farm is perfect for couples, families and large or small groups seeking lazy summer strolls or bracing winter walks children and dogs are very welcome.

Directions to Wheeldon Trees Farm Holiday Cottages

From M1 South - Leave M1 at Junction 24 Nottingham and follow signposts for A50 towards Stoke.
- After about 20 minutes you will come to the first roundabout. Continue straight ahead on A50. After a further mile leave A50 at next exit A515 to Ashbourne.
- Follow A515 into Ashbourne one way system and continue on A515 towards Buxton.
- Continue along A515 past Tissington and Newhaven.
- About 4 miles past Newhaven on A515, turn left onto B5055 signposted to Crowdecote and Longnor.
- Continue along this small road down past the Royal Oak pub until you reach the crossroads marked High Needham. Turn right for Earl Sterndale and Wheeldon Trees is the first turning on the left (after mile there s a signpost and some trees !)

From M1 North - Leave M1 at Junction 29 (Chesterfield) and follow signposts for A617 to Chesterfield.
- In Chesterfield, follow signposts for A619 to Bakewell.
- At Bakewell, pass through one-way system until you reach a roundabout with the Rutland Arms Hotel immediately in front of you. Take the first exit and then immediately (and we mean immediately !) turn right onto B5055 (Monyash).
- Continue on B5055 through Monyash to the crossroads with A515.
- Cross A515 and continue on B5055 signposted to Crowdecote and Longnor.
- Continue along this small road down past the Royal Oak pub until you reach the crossroads marked High Needham. Turn right for Earl Sterndale and Wheeldon Trees is the first turning on the left (after mile there s a signpost and some trees !)

From M6 South - Leave M6 at Junction 15 toward Stoke-on-Trent/Newcastle/A500.
- Merge onto A500 (signs for Stoke-on-Trent/Stone/A34/Uttoxeter/A50) - Go through 1st roundabout and at 2nd roundabout take 4th exit onto A53 towards Leek.
- Continue on A53 through Leek for about 11 miles.
- Turn right onto A523 to Longnor.
- At Longnor, continue straight through village. The road dips down steeply to Crowdecote and then steeply up again with a couple of hairpin bends. Continue until you reach the crossroads. Turn left for Earl Sterndale and Wheeldon Trees is the first turning on the left (after mile there s a signpost and some trees !).

From North West and South West - Get to Buxton ! - Head South on A515 towards Ashbourne.
- After 3 miles, turn right onto B5053 to Longnor.
- After 1 mile, turn left at crossroads signposted Earl Sterndale.
- Follow road for about 0.5 miles through village and then turn left as you leave the village (just before village pond on your right). If you are using SatNav, turn left just before the village pond in Earl Sterndale at the brown i sign - Wheeldon Trees Farm is the first turning on the right (about 1 mile after you leave the village).

By rail Buxton Station - Regular connections with Manchester and onwards to Preston and Blackpool

Macclesfield Station - Approximately 30 minutes drive by car - Regular bus service to and from Buxton (30 minutes journey time) - Virgin West Coast Mainline connections to London Euston, Reading, Birmingham, Guildford and Bournemouth

Chesterfield Station - Approximately 40 minutes drive by car - Midland Mainline connection with London St. Pancras, Liverpool, Sheffield, Bristol, Norwich, Newcastle and Plymouth.

By Air - Both Manchester and Nottingham East Midlands Airports are approximately 1 hour away by car. There is a direct and frequent bus service between Manchester Airport and Buxton

By Bus - Bowers Bus Service 442 between Ashbourne, Hartington, Longnor and Buxton passes our door - Numerous bus services pass through Buxton including Trans-Peak from Derby or Manchester X18 or 240 from Sheffield or 170 from Chesterfield

Check in and check out times

You can check in from 15:00. You need to check out by 10:00.

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