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A traditional Derbyshire stone barn A cosy afternoon in by the fire
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43 reviews
Welcome to Winnow Barn - the large open plan living area with spectacular vaulted ceiling.
A traditional Derbyshire stone barn
A cosy afternoon in by the fire
Bedroom 1
All bedrooms have en-suites - bedroom 3
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 4
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 3
View over the farm
Lamby!
Boris and Chicco grazing in the paddock
Wilf and Jimbo
Daisy saying hello!
Set amidst stunning countryside
Sunset from the bedroom window
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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Alstonefield, Peak District National Park, England

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OregonArt
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81 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Location Location”
Reviewed 7 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Ideally located in the Peak District near Ilam, for walking to surrounding villages, or driving to Peak towns and further afield surrounding cities like Stoke, Manchester, Liverpool.
One thing that everyone agreed on, the showers are great, there's nothing like a blast of hot water for tired bodies -maybe the best showers in the UK. Ilam Hall, Church, Waterfall is well worth a visit for leisurely day out, but some towns like Bakewell are best avoided on August weekends..
Being able to pay with Paypal/credit card is a big plus for non residents, it does cost though. Also we appreciated tips from John and Andrea on how to get around, and in responding to our requests.
Finally we did visit one NT Sudbury Hall during the 2 weeks, and it was fine but very expensive. I would suggest skipping the Child Museum though, if you plan a visit. Just wandering around nearby stone circles,villages, pubs and churches was much more rewarding and free in most cases.

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Liked best: The ability to walk straight from the farm without using ones car at all. The view from the large living room window.
Liked least: Soundproofing between floors could be a bit better. Needs a place to put soap and shampoo in the shower.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Daniel S
York, England, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful haven in the heart of the Peaks - the perfect weekend”
Reviewed 7 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We’ve just returned from the most wonderful long weekend at Winnow Barn & we’re missing it already (& the homemade lemon drizzle cake!).

The Barn itself is beautifully appointed, rustic but luxurious, very homely & full of character. The bedrooms are superb – all with very comfy beds & ensuite bathrooms (every member of our group commented on how good the showers are) & the shared space is perfect for a cosy evening with friends & family. The kitchen is great & kitted out with everything you need for preparing meals, but there are also some fab places to eat out locally (we went to the The George in Alstonefield, as recommended on the Barn’s website – absolutely delicious).

The setting is beautiful & we loved sitting outside in the evenings watching the sunset (tucking into a BBQ, which we only successfully lit thanks to the owners!). The location is brilliant, wonderful walks, lots of local attractions & lovely villages to explore. Andrea & John provide such a warm welcome, nothing was too much trouble. We couldn’t recommend this place highly enough; the cheeky goats were the icing on the cake.

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Liked best: Rustic luxury, hospitable owners, beautiful location
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Todds_fam...
Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“What a fantastic place to stay!”
Reviewed 28 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We have just had the pleasure of staying at Winnow Barn for a week. There was a lovely touch of a lemon drizzle cake and fresh milk to great us. This was an extended family stay with grandparents through to grand-children and their partners in their late 20’s. The accommodation is very nicely presented with top quality bedding and towels as well as a fully stocked kitchen with lots of extras which made the stay very pleasant. Winnow Barn is on a small working perfectly located near to Dovedale. We would highly recommend this as a great place to stay.

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Liked best: The quality for the equipment and furnishings.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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Celiza62
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“Lovely comfortable barn comversion in a get away from it all location.”
Reviewed 5 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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A comfortable spacious barn conversion that provided a great location and facility for a get away weeked with friends . Excellent showers in ensuites and very comfy beds . The location is excellent with good walking from the barn to beautiful Dove Dale . Recommend.

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Teresa138
Berkshire
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“Perfect”
Reviewed 23 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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We booked the barn for a short break so that we could visit family nearby. The party consisted of my husband & I, my mother, my daughter and son (both in their twenties). We chose the barn because of its location and because it offered spacious and luxurious accommodation. All four bedrooms, having ensuites, worked so well and allowed us all plenty of space and privacy. The upstairs living area was great and has wonderful views. There are plenty of walks from the property or starting from nearby Ilam. Andrea & John were great hosts, and provide a very welcoming environment. The farmyard animals were a delight for us all! The barn is very well kept with a light and contemporary interior. Cooking facilities were great. Everything was perfect and we shall definitely stay again.

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Liked best: The space, which for a group of people was really valued.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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