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5 Holiday Homes for Dovedale Dash, Peak District, UK

When attending Dovedale Dash you need the perfect accommodation, so look no further. These homes are the best of the best

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If you’re heading to The Peak District in October for Dovedale Dash, then we’ve got the perfect accommodation for you. When enjoying an event as incredible as this, your home has to match the standards, so heed our expert advice and book one of these gems to truly complete the experience.

Where to reside near Dovedale Dash

Take a look at 5 of the very best holiday homes in our Peak District collection. If these don’t meet your high expectations, then nothing will.

Boiling Kettle

Boiling Kettle, Plum Guide home in Ashbourne

Boiling Kettle, Plum Guide home in Ashbourne

Click to book Boiling Kettle now: from £150 per night With a sloping garden overlooking the rolling hills of the Peak District, this home is ideal for those craving a quiet countryside retreat. This characterful cottage has a smart redbrick exterior with charming climbing roses creeping around the railings and windowsill. Quintessentially British, this home retains its old-world character, with charmingly uneven wooden floors and original oak beams. Its interiors are elegant, combining Scandinavian minimalism with countryside chic. Heat up the kettle on the hob, or just celebrate life with a glass of bubbly served the drinks trolley. The sitting room and kitchen overlook the picturesque Alsop Dale, so there’s plenty of opportunities to take in some fresh country air. Walk a scenic route starting from your front door or just dine alfresco in your spacious garden. If you want to pick up some fine cheese, meats or wine for lunch, head to the charming nearby market town Ashbourne The sitting room and kitchen overlook the picturesque Alsop Dale, where we can recommend Bramhalls' Deli. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

King Of The Vale

King Of The Vale, Plum Guide home in Derbyshire, UK

King Of The Vale, Plum Guide home in Derbyshire, UK

Click to book King Of The Vale now: from £317 per night Built in 1809 and renovated in 2020, grade II-listed King Of The Vale brings together old and new for a wonderful experience in the Peak District. The striking Georgian cottage features beamed ceilings, traditional shutters, sash windows, wood-burning stoves and an impressive garden, all while providing guests with twenty-first-century comforts and design. Prepare wonderful meals in the fully equipped kitchen, then enjoy your creations al fresco or in the modern dining room. With four bedrooms, up to eight guests are welcome to enjoy the home's cosy interiors and excellent position in the charming village of Rowsley. From here, it's easy to visit all corners of the famous Peak District. Sleeps up to 8 | 4 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Ramble On

Ramble On, Plum Guide home in Derbyshire, UK

Ramble On, Plum Guide home in Derbyshire, UK

Click to book Ramble On now: from £110 per night If a taste of rural English life is what you crave, this brick barn retreat smack-dab in the rolling countryside more than fits the bill. While we adore the calm and cosy interior, the tranquil location is what really shines here. Though host Gaynor lives on-site, it's utterly peaceful. The view took our breath away, and every inch of this home has been designed with it in mind – whether you're lounging on the cosy sofa with the French doors wide open or washing up in the kitchen, you can admire the idyllic Staffordshire scenery. Begin your morning with a cup of tea on the terrace – Gaynor leaves milk and biscuits for you to snack on – then don your walking shoes and head out for a ramble on one of the many walking paths in the area. After a day in the fresh air, reward yourself with a pint and hearty meal from the pub down the road, or if you're in the mood to cook, rustle up dinner in the modern kitchen. For a change of pace, Lichfield's charming array of shops, cafes and restaurants is just twenty minutes away, while adrenaline junkies will love Alton Towers, only a thirty-five-minute drive. No matter what you get up to, we recommend finishing off the evening with a glass of wine out in the garden, soaking up the last of the day's sunshine. Sleeps up to 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom

The Toadstool

The Toadstool, Plum Guide home in Staffordshire, UK

The Toadstool, Plum Guide home in Staffordshire, UK

Click to book The Toadstool now: from £200 per night This home is the best of both worlds – a traditional cottage fully equipped with modern appliances. With both an outdoor BBQ grill and a real working fireplace inside, it’s an ideal rural retreat in any season. The only noise disturbance is from birdsong, and maybe the odd tractor. The expansive garden rolls into beautiful countryside, and days here are best spent walking across the fields and down the canal for a pub lunch. There are local attractions aplenty, with the Lichfield Cathedral, Garrick Theatre, and Kings Bromley Marina all a short drive away. Sleeps up to 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Eau De Nil

Eau De Nil, Plum Guide home in Cheshire, UK

Eau De Nil, Plum Guide home in Cheshire, UK

Click to book Eau De Nil now: from £85 per night Decorated with a Scandi-inspired modern finish, Eau De Nil is the place for a chic country getaway. The home sits in Audlem, a quintessentially English village with a medieval church, three pubs and a beautiful canal – which will bring you to some lovely walking routes. If you’re looking to explore more of the countryside, or to visit one of the nearby cities, you have the choice to drive or take the train. The living room window gives you views of the leafy village, and on your doorstep you’ll find a charming courtyard with a cafe, a chocolate shop and a local butcher. Whether you’re looking for a taste of friendly village life or a base for exploring the region, your bases are covered here. Sleeps up to 3 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom

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