69 Derby Road
Popular B&B in historic Melbourne, Derbyshire. Comfortable rooms, all with modern ensuites, some ground floor. Short walk to friendly pubs and excellent restaurants.
Free parking & WiFi. At the southern end of the Peak District, close to 3 outstanding National Trust Estates (Calke Abbey, Kedleston & Sudbury). Ideal for business or leisure, within easy reach of Derby, Nottingham, M1, M42/A42, EMA and the National Forest.
Fabulous English breakfasts with cereals, fresh fruit & home made jams.
Whether for business or leisure, a warm and friendly welcome awaits you at The Coach House, a popular AA 4 Star Guest House offering great value comfortable rooms, all with modern ensuite facilities. We have a number of ground floor rooms, free parking and free WiFi access. Enjoy a fabulous English breakfast with cereals, fresh fruit & home made jams.
Look out for our Weekend Discounts! The Coach House is just out from the centre of historic Melbourne, a village with pretty houses, friendly people, lots of pubs and good restaurants, a supermarket and a good range of shops (including a great shoe shop!), all just a short level walk away. Melbourne Hall (open in August only) and Gardens (open April to September) was home to Queen Victoria's first Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne, who gave his name to Melbourne in Australia. Browse round the Visitor Centre (open most days) where the Gift Shop and Estate Workshops provide a fine selection of unique gift ideas.
Well worth a visit is the Parish Church, one of the finest in England and described as a cathedral in miniature, followed by a walk round Melbourne Pool (remember to feed the ducks!) and a visit to the Hall Tearooms. Thomas Cook was Melbourne born, and started his travel empire from here selling train excursion tickets. Melbourne is easy to get to, just 6 miles from the M1 and M42 motorways and with excellent access to Derby, Nottingham and Donington Park.
Melbourne is at the southern tip of The Peak District and in the central region of The National Forest, and is surrounded by Historic Houses such as Chatsworth House and Hardwick Hall, Walking and Cycle Routes, great Shopping and fun family activities whatever the weather (ask us for a brochure with discount vouchers worth over £100). Nearby attractions include 3 stunning National Trust Estates (Calke Abbey, Kedleston Hall, and Sudbury Hall), Twycross Zoo, National Memorial Arboretum, Royal Crown Derby and Alton Towers.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Melbourne area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Melbourne Hall - 0.4 miles (Historic House)
Calke Abbey - 2.2 miles (Historic House)
Donington Collection of Grand Prix Racing Cars - 2.4 miles (Museum)
Staunton Harold Church - 3.4 miles (Historic Church)
Grace Dieu Priory - 5.4 miles (Abbey)
Ashby de la Zouch Museum - 5.6 miles (Museum)
Ashby de la Zouch, St Helens Church - 5.6 miles (Historic Church)
Ashby-de-la-Zouch Castle - 5.7 miles (Castle)
Royal Crown Derby - 6.2 miles (Museum)
Derby, St Werburgh's Church - 7 miles (Historic Church)
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