Your questions answered

  • Are linen/ towels provided?
  • Bed linen is provided, towels can be provided for a small surcharge of £3 person.

  • Is smoking allowed in the cottages?
  • We operate smoke free zones in all the cottages and around the farm areas, we feel this is fair for everyone. The farm area is smoke free due to large amounts of hay/straw etc. The play and barbecue area can be smoked in but please be thoughtful of other non-smoking guests.

  • Are pets allowed?
  • Well behaved family dogs are allowed by prior arrangement and are considered on an individual basis. Guide dogs of course are welcomed. There is an extra £10 fee per dog to cover extra cleaning duties

  • Is electricity and heating included or is it extra ?
  • All services are covered by the holiday rental fee.

  • Is there a Laundry Room ?
  • Each cottage has its own washing machine. There is a coin operated commercial dryer located in the laundry room.

  • What about the Parking ?
  • There is plenty of parking available but we request that after unloading your belongings you park in the designated parking area for safety reasons.

  • Is there any disabled access ?
  • There is limited disabled access to the cottages due to the nature of the buildings, however one of our cottages has a downstairs bedroom and bathroom which may be suitable.

  • What are the check in and check out times ?
  • The checkout time is 10am on Fridays, the check-in times are 4pm on Fridays.

  • Is there a play/ barbecue area ?
  • There is a play/barbecue area too the front of the cottages, access is past the stable block, please be courteous toward the animals when passing.

  • How far is the nearest Public House ?
  • The nearest Pub is in our village Waterhouses, it is approximately 1 mile away

  • What about eating out ?
  • The local pub caters for lunch and dinner, if you fancy restaurants there are plenty in the nearby towns of Leek and Ashbourne.

  • How far away is Alton Towers ?
  • Alton towers is only 4 miles away

  • How far away is the Manifold Valley ?
  • The Manifold Valley track begins in Waterhouses, it is less than a 10 minute walk, it can be cycled and walked on.

  • Where is the nearest shop ?
  • There is a small village shop in Waterhouses, it stocks most provisions needed for your stay. There are larger supermarkets in both Leek and Ashbourne.

  • Are cots and highchairs available ?
  • Cots and highchairs are available on request, there are no charges for these but please make us aware of your requirements when booking.



    Pine is our largest cottage it can comfortably accommodate up to 12 people.



    Elm is our medium sized cottage it can comfortably accommodate 10 people.



    Cedar is our smallest cottage it can comfortably accommodate 6 people.