Situated between the picturesque villages of Ilam and Thorpe and nestled within the Staffordshire and Derbyshire Peaks, the Izaak Walton Hotel is an AA 3 Star converted 17th Century Country House Hotel offering comfort, history and views of outstanding natural beauty.
Named after the famous author of “The Compleat Angler”, the Izaak Walton Hotel is privately owned and located in an idyllic setting with modern facilities, offering a unique combination of warm hospitality, tranquility and tradition, whilst maintaining high standards of service.
Staying at the Izaak Walton Hotel
The Izaak Walton Hotel has 38 very well-appointed, spacious bedrooms, many of which have views of the beautiful Dovedale Valley or the hotel’s own gardens.
The bedrooms are divided into Classic, Twin, Family, King and Superior standards. Three of the bedrooms have four-poster beds which are perfect for a special occasion, and a further two are located in the original and quaint 17th Century guesthouse which is steeped in history and still retains the oak beams and window seats.
All 38 rooms are en-suite with both a shower and a bath. Many of the Superior Rooms boast spa baths for that extra bit of luxury. All rooms also have tea & coffee making facilities with coffee bags from The Little Coffee Bag company, complimentary bottled still water, Ringtons Biscuits, luxury refillable toiletries, Digital TV and an alarm/radio.
WiFi is available throughout the majority of the hotel (charges may apply depending on usage).
Dining at the Izaak Walton Hotel
The 2 AA Rosette awarded Haddon Restaurant is the pride of The Izaak Walton Hotel and is recommended as a top fine dining restaurant in Derbyshire. With breathtaking views and creative interpretations on traditional dishes, the Haddon Restaurant is the place to dine in style.
For more informal occasions, the Dovedale Bar & Lounge is open to both Residents and Non-Residents, from 8am to 11pm, 7 days a week, with food served between 8am and 9pm. Outside of the standard bar opening hours, residents may order drinks from Reception or the Night Porter.
The Bar is very traditional with small low windows, beams and stonework. It has a warm and cosy atmosphere and is a lovely place to enjoy a local ale, partake in a pre-dinner drink or simply relax with a good book.
The Bar also serves breakfast, cream teas, light lunches, bar snacks, evening meals and Sunday lunches.
Weddings at the Izaak Walton Hotel
The Izaak Walton Hotel is well equipped for any size of wedding you require. The hotel has a licensed room for civil ceremonies overlooking the spectacular Dovedale Valley and a choice of rooms for your reception which can hold up to 120 guests.
If you are thinking of hosting a function for over 120 people, the Izaak Walton can offer the option of a marquee or tipi tent on the front lawn. To make your special day flow from beginning to end, there is a dedicated Wedding Coordinator to offer you advice and guidance to make your wedding day the most memorable day of your life.
Conferencing at the Izaak Walton Hotel
The Izaak Walton Hotel has five meeting rooms that can accommodate between 6 and 30 delegates in a boardroom style layout, the largest room can seat up to 130 delegates for a conference, or guests for a banquet.
Check Availability and Book Your Stay
By booking your stay directly with the Izaak Walton Hotel you can be assured that you are getting the best possible online rate. The Izaak Walton Hotel accepts payments by VISA, MASTERCARD & WORLDPAY.
This wonderful 6 mile walk from Let’s Go Peak District passes the Izaak Walton Hotel and takes in the most spectacular scenery of the area. It’s the perfect way to make the most of your stay in this stunning part of the country!
We are trialing the possibility of reopening on the 1st of August but restricted to hotel guests with others by reservations only.
This is subject to Governments go ahead with conditions not too onerous to dissuade customers from booking our relaxed and leisurely style of hotel.
This trial commences with giving advance notice to those who may wish to register their interest in particular rooms, dates etc preferably by email at this stage before our online booking system goes live.
We would have had a revised Risk Assessment for the benefit of customers and staff alike but obviously as we have all now become accustomed to basic necessities of carrying out latest science based advice on social distancing and hygiene with many having personal sanitisers to complement those that businesses have installed we hope customers will be vigilant in compliance with Health & Safety signage. ... See MoreSee Less
However we have made the decision at present not to run our Al la carte Menu. We will still be running with our Brasserie menu until further notice. Sorry for any inconvenience this may caused. ... See MoreSee Less