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63 reviews
Ford Wetley Cottage
The Lounge
A nice warm fire
Farmhouse kitchen
Master bedroom with bathroom.
Twin room with shower room.
Downstairs double room with shower room.
Private Cottage Garden with BBQ/Fire Pit
Relaxing in the front garden
The neighbours
The bridge over the stream to the cottage
Could you be lucky and have a white Christmas?
Another stunning start to the day
Bit chilly for Alfresco dining!
Fun in the field
Expedition time, well just into the field
Nearby scenery.
Sun setting at the back of the cottage
Charlie and Breeze, our Miniature Shetland ponies!
The Ford Wetley Dogs, Paddy and Murphy.
Waterfall in the garden
Peak District
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Ford, Peak District National Park, England

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Zoe A
Hartley
1 review
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“Mrs”
Reviewed 6 March 2014 for a stay in February 2014
1
person found this review helpful

My family and I had a wonderful break away at Whetley Cottage. We had a very warm welcome from Adrain & Louise and their children who. Soon became friends with our children & went of exploring in the lovely surroundings, they even all collected eggs together for our breakfast. The property was of extremely good taste and well looked after, there was plenty of room for us all to chill out. The Whole experience was excellent. Cleanliness and standard of facilities of the property were very impressive. We have already bookd for our next break in the summer.

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Management Response
17 Mar 2014
Were glad you enjoyed your stay here and look forward to seeing you again in Summer. Louise and Adrian
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Pat B
Dartford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect place to stay, made possible by Louise and Adrian, the owners!”
Reviewed 28 February 2014 for a stay in May 2012
1
person found this review helpful

On my first visit to Ford Wetley Cottage there were four of us, two adults and two children, we all had a fantastic time, the cottage had everything that you could wish for, it is so cosy and relaxing.
The kitchen was so well equipped, clean and plenty big enough for everybody to enjoy their meals at leisure. The lounge area consisted of such comfortable sofas you did not want to move very far in the evenings. There were three good sized bedrooms all with en suite facilities, the bedding and towels provided were of really good quality. We even had a barbecue that was for our use and no washing up with a dishwasher provided, what more could you ask!!
The surroundings are amazing with lots of walk to explore in the local area and the perfect base for exploring the Peak District.
Louise and Adrian are the perfect owners who live nearby and could be called upon for any advice required about beauty spots to visit or fresh eggs to be collected.
All things considered it was a perfect break for all of us, so perfect in fact that six of us visited again last year and have also booked again to go this summer.
Well done Louise and Adrian for perfecting such a tranquil holiday cottage with everything that anybody could wish for.

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Liked best: Everything about the cottage, area and owners.
Liked least: There was nothing to dislike
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
17 Mar 2014
Thank you for your lovely review, we are looking forward to seeing you again this year. Louise & Adrian
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Annae0401
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Fabulous getaway”
Reviewed 26 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Spent a brilliant weekend at this cottage while exploring the Peak District. The cottage was beautifully appointed, clean and welcoming on arrival. My teenage boys had plenty of room to 'chill out' in while my husband and I relaxed in front of the wood burning stove. It's a great set up, made for families by a lovely family. They couldn't have been more helpful, Adrian, the owner gave one of my sons a quick lesson on wood chopping! Fresh eggs were available everyday, a lovely touch which added to our experience of a trip to the country.

The cottage is located close enough to the owners if help is needed but far enough away to feel secluded and private.

As a base from which to explore the Peak District or even to just getaway from it all, I wouldn't hesitate in recommending this property.

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Liked best: Hotel quality bedding and miniature bathroom products (always a winner for me)
Liked least: Going home
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
27 Feb 2014
Glad you all enjoyed your stay, even your boys, lovely to see them so entertained. hope to see you again. Louise & Adrian
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Marianne3...
Sydney
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Lovely and cosy”
Reviewed 26 February 2014 for a stay in May 2013
1
person found this review helpful

We used Ford Wetley cottage as a base for a family reunion. There were six adults who stayed there for one week. We were very comfortable , my mother used the bedroom downstairs as she finds it hard to climb the stairs now.

Louise left us fresh eggs and bread for our arrival. The cottage was very comfortable and well stocked with plates and cooking utensils. Everything we needed. We could go on lovely walks right out of the cottage. It was cold and wet when we were there but the heating was very good. Adrian and Louise made us very welcome. I even caught up on my washing at the cottage as I had been travelling for a bit

It was a lovely introduction to the Peak District for me.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
26 Feb 2014
It was lovely to see a family come together from all over the world, glad you enjoyed your stay at Ford Wetley, we hope to see you again one day. Louise & Adrian
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Jessica S
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“What dreams are made of..The BEST UK holiday yet!”
Reviewed 25 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014
2
people found this review helpful

We booked Ford Wetley Cottage after hearing rave reviews from TWO of our friends that stayed last year and we it exceeded all our expectations. The location is stunning, being situated in the gorgeous Peak District, it is far off the main road, the only noise you are likely to hear is from the hen coop! We had three young children with us and felt really comfortable with them playing safety in the grounds, the owners children were lovely too and even let our three play on their swing and slide. The cottage has been beautifully renovated, very luxurious and spacious for our family of five. The downstairs bedroom was a real treat with views over the garden, lovely to wake up to. The cottage was immaculate upon our arrival and very warm, the owners have recently had an eco heating system fitted so it was a toasty 24 degrees, warmer than our house and if like us you are conscious of your carbon footprint then you needed worry here. The kitchen was very well stocked with plenty of cooking equipment, really clean and well-kept. A lovely area in the cottage for family meals. All in all, a fabulous break, reasonably priced in comparison to many places we have visited before and also when we checked out other properties in the local area, also great base for Alton Towers, the market towns of Leek and Ashbourne and much more, if you are travelling with children you will have plenty to do. Thanks again Louise & Adrian, we will be back!

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Liked best: Location, value for money, friendliness of owners
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
17 Mar 2014
Thank you for your lovely review, really glad you enjoyed it here at Ford Wetley, see you again soon Louise & Adrian
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