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Peak District Self Catering cottage, The Shavings, Buxton, sleeps 2

Areas: Peak District

The Shavings
SK17 9SE

The Shavings, Buxton, Derbyshire
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Sykes Cottages

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Sleeps a maximum of: 2

Pricing From: £161.00 - 267.00

This pet friendly, ground floor studio apartment on a working farm sleeps 2 people in the village of Cowdale just a couple of miles from the famous Roman spa town of Buxton in the Peak District National Park.

The Shavings occupies an excellent location on the edge of the Peak District National Park. Just over 2 miles from Buxton, this charming studio apartment is set on the ground floor of an old stone barn on a working farm in the hamlet of Cowdale. The Shavings’ welcoming and comfortable accommodation includes an open plan studio room with double bed, a well equipped fitted kitchen area with breakfast bar and a sitting area. There are numerous diverse and enjoyable walks that start from The Shavings’ doorstep, and wonderful market towns offering gorgeous local food and drink. This is a cosy and value for money holiday home for those who want to sample all that the Peak District has to offer.


It was very cosy, and had everything we needed to make our stay a comfortable one.
Mr Evans, Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff
September 2013

Nothing too much trouble for the owners. The place was very clean and is a well kept accommodation.
Mr Aldridge, Stockton-on-Tees, Durham
July 2013

Peace and quiet of the countryside but near enough to Buxton and main routes that you are not cut off. Lots to see and do in the area.
Mrs Gaffney, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire
June 2013

This is a lovely downstairs studio in a stone-built cottage on a working farm near Buxton. It's quiet and the owners are really nice, so helpful and they provide a welcome pack with a bottle of wine if your journey, as ours was, is long and exhausting. Very pet friendly.
Mr Pollard, Chesterfield, Derbyshire
May 2013


Heating from skirting heaters and electric woodburner-effect fire in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, colour TV, DVD. Shared use of laundry room with washer/dryer. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Shared outdoor sitting area with furniture. Ample off road parking. One well behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pubs 2.5 miles (Buxton). Note: Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times.

Changeover Day


Double Beds: 1

Further Amenities:
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine
High Chair

Approximate Location
Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Buxton area.

Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Poole's Cavern
 Poole's Cavern

Poole's Cavern - 2.1 miles (Family Attraction) Heritage Rating

Forest Chapel - 6.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Arbor Low - 7.1 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Peveril Castle - 8.7 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Blue John Cavern - 8.7 miles (Family Attraction) Heritage Rating

Speedwell Cavern - 8.7 miles (Family Attraction) Heritage Rating

Treak Cliff Cavern - 8.7 miles (Family Attraction) Heritage Rating

Eyam Hall - 9.8 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Eyam Museum - 9.8 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Lyme Park - 9.8 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

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