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Ideally located on the edge of the village
Prepare a meal in the well-equipped kitchen
A warm welcome awaits in the stylish kitchen
Neutral theme throughout
Relax by the open fire after a days exploring
Country chic
Spot the hedgehogs
Comfy seating for snuggling up after a long day
Super-king-size zip-and-link (that can be made up as a twin on request)
Country cottage touches
Relax with a bubble bath after a day of exploring the area
Bright and airy bathroom
 Enjoy a good night's sleep in a room with a view
A touch of colour in the single bedroom
Enjoy the view towards Twenty Trees
Elevated garden space with table and chairs
Countryside views from the garden
Looking towards the cottage and village
Plenty of footpaths to explore
Say hello to the countryside neighbours
1 / 20  Ideally located on the edge of the village
2 / 20  Prepare a meal in the well-equipped kitchen
3 / 20  A warm welcome awaits in the stylish kitchen
4 / 20  Neutral theme throughout
5 / 20  Relax by the open fire after a days exploring
6 / 20  Country chic
7 / 20  Spot the hedgehogs
8 / 20  Comfy seating for snuggling up after a long day
9 / 20  Super-king-size zip-and-link (that can be made up as a twin on request)
10 / 20  Country cottage touches
11 / 20  Relax with a bubble bath after a day of exploring the area
12 / 20  Bright and airy bathroom
13 / 20   Enjoy a good night's sleep in a room with a view
14 / 20  A touch of colour in the single bedroom
15 / 20  Enjoy the view towards Twenty Trees
16 / 20  Elevated garden space with table and chairs
17 / 20  Countryside views from the garden
18 / 20  Looking towards the cottage and village
19 / 20  Plenty of footpaths to explore
20 / 20  Say hello to the countryside neighbours

Hedgehog Cottage

Hayfield, Peak District
Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Charming stone terraced cottage at the foot of Kinder Scout in the Peak District
  • Relax in the elevated garden with views over the countryside
  • A walkers’ paradise with many paths up Kinder Scout, accessible from the doorstep
Property code: 57871

Enjoy a stay at this cosy cottage in the popular village of Hayfield with its local amenities, being located at the foot of Kinder Scout, the highest peak in the District, this is a walkers’ paradise.

A cosy cottage in a village position with fantastic access to Kinder Scout. Hayfield is located at the north-eastern edge of the Peak District National Park, making it off the beaten track compared to some regions. The north of the Peak District is emptier, starkly beautiful, and attractive to those that shun the crowds. There are some great day trips to be had in the area, so make sure Blue John Cavern, Chatsworth House, Buxton Spring, Lyme Park and the Pennine Way are on your radar. The Peaks have a strong literary connection to Jane Austen, so there are numerous pilgrimages to add to your list of day trips too.

Step into the cottage through the front door into the handy porch area, leave your muddy boots and coats here and step into the lounge which is decorated with neutral tones and provides comfortable seating to relax after a day of exploring. Put your feet up and listen to the sounds of the crackling open fire, a real country retreat. There is a small dining table which provides the perfect place for breakfast. Leading on into the kitchen which has a small breakfast bar, electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. The first floor is accessed by a steep staircase from the kitchen. Heading up the stairs you will find the super-king-size zip-and-link bedroom (which can be made up as a twin on request) located at the front of the house with views over the village. There is a single bedroom which benefits from views over the fields behind. Completing the accommodation is the bright and airy bathroom with shower over bath and WC.

Heading outside, there is a small garden area which is accessed via steps leading to an elevated patch overlooking the famous ‘Twenty Trees’ a local landmark when climbing Kinder Scout. There is roadside parking to the front of the cottage.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be made up as a twin on request) and 1 single
  • 1 bathroom
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and microwave
  • Open fire (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Roadside parking available
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Pub and shop within walking distance
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • Bed linen and towels included

Anthony Cole

This property is personally managed by Anthony.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 25 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Matt 12th March 2020

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Fantastic cottage in perfect location for exploring the Peak District with a range of walks available on the doorstep. Lovely village with everything you'll need.

Reviewed by Jessica 26th February 2020

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Lovely cottage in the Peak District fab location with great pubs and walks on the doorstep. Loved the open fire and cosy living area. The kitchen was fully equipped and the hosts left a lovely welcome pack for us, would love to come back. Dog friendly was a definite plus for us.

Reviewed by Margaret 2nd February 2020

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Reviewed by Denise 10th January 2020

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Hedgehog Cottage is the perfect location for a walking weekend. Everything on your doorstep and locals very friendly and welcoming. The cottage was just what we needed after a day out walking. It had everything we needed, plus more and will definitely be returning.

Reviewed by Neale 21st December 2019

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Very nice cosy cottage in a good location with walking from the doorstep.

Reviewed by Stephen 7th December 2019

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A lovely little cottage in a very quiet location. There were a lot of little extras left in the cupboards and fridge that were very much appreciated. We were left alone completely by the owners to enjoy our stay. The bed was extremely comfortable and is huge! They log fire made for some very cosy evenings and got plenty of use by us.

Reviewed by Kevin 26th October 2019

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Reviewed by Lynda 11th October 2019

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Reviewed by Paul 1st October 2019

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On the whole a lovely cottage in a special village, we would certainly come back. So many little thoughtful touches too.

Reviewed by Georgina 6th September 2019

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Lovely location in the village easy access to peaks for walks. Great having a welcome pack and use of essential. Back garden not secure and a shared area between cottages so open side to the road. Not great for dogs also steep steps to top of garden. Overall the cottage was as we expected. Very friendly and helpful owners.

Reviewed by Jamie 23rd August 2019

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The perfect holiday retreat for our little family. Lovely cottage located in the beautiful village of Hayfield. A short 5min amble into the village and a few hundred metres from the starting point of some glorious walking routes around Kinder Scout... Cottage was well equipped and had everything we needed. A cot and a high chair for our youngest anRead mored the worlds biggest double bed. P.S. Theres some cracking food options at local pubs in Hayfield as well as nearby Chinley. Hide

Reviewed by Simon 9th August 2019

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Reviewed by Lin 5th July 2019

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The property is lovely and was perfect for us. It was great to walk from the door and come back to such a welcoming cottage. The village had good pubs and tearooms most of which we tried.

Reviewed by Carolyn 18th June 2019

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Terrific cottage for active families - it was exactly what we needed.

Reviewed by Beris 10th June 2019

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Small well appointed property, clean and comfortable. Enjoyed two circular walks from the cottage. Street parking but always found a space close by. Hayfield is a pretty village not disturbed by noisy passing traffic.

Reviewed by John 26th April 2019

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What an excellent holiday cottage. Very well equiped and clean. Everything is finished to a high standard. Close to fantastic peak walks and many other attractions. The bike hire trails are great. The village is lovely and retains its charm. The Hayfield chip shop (one of the oldest in England) was great and the local store has most things you needRead more. What can I say about The Pack Horse pub - fantastic food and great beer. Hide

Reviewed by Joanne 19th April 2019

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My little family had an absolutely idyllic stay in Hedgehog cottage. The cottage is beautifully appointed and meticulously clean. Its in a fantastic location, perfect for a hike up to Kinder Scout or any number of glorious walks in the vicinity. The welcome pack was extremely generous and every last detail had been thought of. I was particularly foRead morend of the enormous bed and luxurious bed linen, which made for a sumptuous nights sleep... far enough away from my other halfs snoring. Hide

Reviewed by Emma 15th March 2019

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Hedgehog Cottage is a delightful base for a walking holiday in The Peak District; it is warm and cosy with a fabulous warm lobby for drying wet coats and boots (although an outside tap for cleaning muddy boots would be useful. The cottage is clean, well maintained and well equipped with a generous welcome pack. There are several pubs and a couple oRead moref cafes in the village. The stairs are very steep so the cottage may not be suitable for those with young children or with limited mobility. Hide

Reviewed by Claire 18th February 2019

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A lovely cosy cottage on the edge of Hayfield. A very short walk to the footpath leading up Kinder Scout. Perfect location- no need to use the car as shops and pubs nearby. Packhorse is great for comfort and fine food. Excellent WiFi in the cottage and lovely welcome pack. Very well equipped. Very comfy beds. Tiny garden (not enclosed) at the rear Read morebut didnt cause us a problem with our dog, as she had the best holiday ever! Hide

Reviewed by Simon 26th December 2018

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This is a lovely comfortable cottage in an ideal setting for exploring the Peak District. Its suitable for three people. Beds were comfortable and warm and the super king bed ensured a great night's sleep. Heating was easily controlled and kept us nice and snug. Parking was fine. Plenty of walks locally and pubs in the village served good quality fRead moreood. We would definitely stay again and recommend to anyone. Hide

Reviewed by Terri 26th October 2018

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A super cottage in a super location. The cottage was well equipped with everything you could possibly need, and we were kindly left a few necessities like milk, bread and prosecco! A real home from home. Would definitely love to return soon.

Reviewed by Lisa 19th October 2018

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It was a perfect holiday in an amazing location. Would recommend the cottage, it has been well appointed and the owners have been very hospitable leaving lots of lovely treats.

Reviewed by Andrew 14th September 2018

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Really lovely home from home. Everything you need in a perfect village with Epic walks on the doorstep. We loved our time there and would highly recommend it to all, thanks.

Reviewed by Steve 7th September 2018

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Cottage in excellent condition. Owners left a very nice welcome pack including wine and beer in addition to the normal staples; coffee, tea, sugar etc etc. Very nice indeed.

Reviewed by Tina 3rd August 2018

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Lovely little cottage, with all facilities and a better than average welcome pack. Garden wasn't enclosed, which made for some very late night/early morning short walks for the dogs comfort. Short walk to the village shop, with Monday being the day most places in the village are closed. The Pack Horse and The Royal Hotel both being dog friendly, thRead moree later serving great food. Great base for some lovely walks around the peaks, would happily stay there again. Hide

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Ideally located on the edge of the village
Prepare a meal in the well-equipped kitchen
A warm welcome awaits in the stylish kitchen
Neutral theme throughout
Relax by the open fire after a days exploring
Country chic
Spot the hedgehogs
Comfy seating for snuggling up after a long day
Super-king-size zip-and-link (that can be made up as a twin on request)
Country cottage touches
Relax with a bubble bath after a day of exploring the area
Show 8 moreBright and airy bathroom

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