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Beautiful Peak District holiday accommodation : Peveril House, Castleton

Peveril House is located in the centre of the popular village of Castleton. Full of history and style, it has been the centrepiece of the village since it was built in 1768. 

Today it offers beautiful Peak District holiday accommodation with two holiday cottages, each sleeping up to 4 people, as well as high quality Bed & Breakfast accommodation, perfectly located in the heart of the Peak District National Park.


Accommodation at Peveril House

You have the best of both worlds at Peveril House! There are two beautiful Peak District holiday cottages – The Coach House (sleeps 4) and The Hay Loft (sleeps 4) – as well as two large B&B bedrooms within Peveril House, accessed by their own private stairway. 

Pets are welcome in both The Coach House and The Hay Loft.

The Coach House at Peveril House (Accessible Accommodation)

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Accessible Peak District holiday accommodation : The Coach House at Peveril House, Castleton

The Coach House at Peveril House is an accessible Peak District holiday cottage, offering easy access on the ground floor, perfect for guests with reduced mobility.  It has its own private entrance, wide doors, a floor-level shower/wet room with hand grab rails, and an alarm alert system.

The Coach House sleeps up to 4 people, with a spacious, comfortable double bedroom as well as a double sofa bed.  A travel cot can be provided upon request.  There is a luxury en-suite shower room, with bathrobes, fluffy towels, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries provided. 

A cosy open-plan living room with full kitchen and dining facilities provides the perfect space to unwind after a day exploring in the Peak District.  Curl up in the comfy armchair and enjoy the HD TV with Freeview, or make use of the free wi-fi.

Accessible Peak District holiday accommodation : Peveril House, Castleton
Accessible Peak District holiday accommodation : The Coach House at Peveril House, Castleton

If you want to take the stress out of making breakfast then guests at The Coach House are more than welcome to help themselves to the breakfast buffet in the Old Servants’ Hall of Peveril House, followed by a cooked breakfast, with freshly brewed tea and cafetiere coffee.

A minimum 2 night stay is required in The Coach House. Bank Holiday weekends are minimum 3 nights stay.

Car parking is available on site.

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The Coach House is proud to be dog friendly! Your four-legged friends are welcome here and we know they’ll love their Peak District holiday cottage as much as you will!


The Hay Loft at Peveril House

The Hay Loft at Peveril House is a characterful, full-height Peak District holiday cottage with original wooden beams, offering wonderful views of the village from each of its windows.  It is situated on the first floor and accessed by an outside stairway.

The Hay Loft sleeps up to 4 people, with a spacious, comfortable double bedroom as well as a double sofa bed.  A travel cot can also be provided upon request.  There is a luxury en-suite shower room, with bathrobes, fluffy towels, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries provided. 

The stylish open-plan living room with full kitchen and dining facilities is a wonderful place in which to relax in the evenings.  Enjoy the HD TV with Freeview, or make use of the free wi-fi.

Beautiful Peak District holiday accommodation : Peveril House, Castleton
Beautiful Peak District holiday accommodation : Peveril House, Castleton

If you want to take the stress out of making breakfast, guests are more than welcome to have a breakfast buffet in Peveril House, followed by a cooked breakfast, with freshly brewed tea and cafetiere coffee.

A minimum 2 night stay is required in The Hay Loft. Bank Holiday weekends are minimum 3 nights stay.

Car parking is available on site.

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The Hay Loft is proud to be dog friendly! Your pets are very welcome here and we know they’ll love their Peak District holiday cottage as much as you will!


Bed & Breakfast Accommodation at Peveril House

Luxury Peak District B&B accommodation is also available within Peveril House above the Old Stable Block.  The two beautiful bedrooms are accessed by their own private outside stairway.

Beautiful Peak District holiday accommodation : Peveril House, Castleton
Beautiful Peak District holiday accommodation : Peveril House, Castleton

Bedroom 1 is beautiful, spacious king-sized bedroom, with a double sofa bed for extra guest.  It has a luxury bathroom, complete with a separate shower and a cast iron roll-top bath. Bathrobes, fluffy towels, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries are provided.

Bedroom 2 is an adjoining double room with a double bed for additional family members.  It has its own separate private bathroom, with a cast iron roll-top bath and shower over.  Again, bathrobes, fluffy towels, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries are provided.

Both rooms have HD TV with Freeview, tea/coffee making facilities, a small fridge for fresh milk and cold drinks, and a microwave.

We regret that pets cannot be accommodated within Peveril House.


Breakfasts at Peveril House

The delicious breakfasts at Peveril House will set you up for the day – whatever you have in store!  Breakfasts are served in the Old Servants’ Hall, overlooking the garden.  On sunny mornings breakfast can be served in the garden. 

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Beautiful Peak District holiday accommodation : Peveril House, Castleton

You can choose a Full English Breakfast or a lighter selection, and help yourself to a breakfast buffet of fruit juices and cereals.  Fresh cafetiere coffee or freshly-brewed tea will be served to your table.  Vegetarian options are available, as are children’s selections. Peveril House can cater for most dietary requirements given prior notice.  Nothing is too much trouble! 


Peveril House Location

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Castleton is a charming, lively village set in the heart of the Peak District National Park, surrounded by the most stunning countryside.  There is something for everyone in Castleton.  For outdoor enthusiasts it is the perfect gateway to the moorland and hill trails over Kinder Scout and Mam Tor, and its many cave systems will appeal to adventurous kids of all ages.  Visitors who prefer a gentle pace of exploration will enjoy wandering through the narrow lanes of the village, browsing the independent shops and sampling the fare in the many tea rooms, restaurants and pubs. 

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The ancient ruins of Peveril Castle stand guard over Castleton to the south, providing Peveril House with its name.  Peveril Castle was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086, and is one of England’s earliest Norman fortresses.  The keep was built by Henry II in 1176.  Now run by English Heritage, Peveril Castle is open to the public.  There are breathtaking views from the top of the hill on which it stands.   

Castleton also boasts a number of show caverns, some of which are famous for the very rare Blue John stone that is mined only in the village.  Blue John is made into fine ornaments and jewellery, and there are a number of gift shops within the village that sell these items.

Castleton has a large and interesting Visitor Information Centre and café located within the centre of the village, just behind Peveril House.  Castleton has a regular, reliable bus service with the terminus just a minute’s walk from Peveril House.  There are three train stations close by, the nearest being the station in Hope.

Only a few miles drive away are the villages of Bamford and Hathersage.  Bamford is known for its dramatic reservoirs: Ladybower, Derwent and Howden.  Ladybower Reservoir is famous for being the site of the practice bombing missions for 617 Squadron (known as the Dambusters) before their attack on the Ruhr dams in Germany in 1943.

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Hathersage is a great village for outdoor enthusiasts, surrounded by hill trails over the moorland and gritstone crags that make up the countryside.  It is overlooked by the mighty Stanage Edge,  world famous in rock-climbing circles.  Stanage Edge runs for almost four miles roughly north to south, rising to 458 metres (1,503 feet) at High Neb, its highest point.

Just a few miles in the opposite direction lies the beautiful spa town of Buxton, with stunning Georgian and Victorian architecture, beautiful parks, quirky shops, top-class theatre, and fantastic dining.

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Slightly further afield but all easily accessible are the grand estates of Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Lyme Park and Hardwick Hall


Contact Peveril House

For more information, to check availability or to make a booking, contact the friendly team at Peveril House – they’ll be delighted to help you!