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The Old Lockup

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Olney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The Solicitors room was comfortable and well furnished and, like the rest of the house had lots of nice little touches to make us feel welcome. We had a delicious dinner, cooked with fresh ingredients and nicely served. Breakfast too was good and we could choose how much (or little) we wanted by ordering the night before. There is no...

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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We have just returned from a 2 night stay at the lovely quaint old lock up. Our host Tim was there to greet us with Tea and cakes before we were shown out room that used to be part of the old police station but is now a b and b that has loads of character. We found the food...

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Spent two nights in this unusual B & B. Nice touch was when we arrived we had cake and tea. Our room was The Magistrates Room which was lovely with the antique French bed. Good choices for breakfast and we had a nice evening meal on our first night. We would definitely recommend this B & B

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Great to stay somewhere a bit different and with a bit of history, our bathroom being an old prison cell. Tim was a friendly host and a good chef, the breakfast was great and there was a good choice of menu.

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Warwick
Reviewed 27 February 2017

My girlfriend and I had a lovely stay in this interesting and quirky guesthouse. Tim was the perfect host as well as a great cook (the breakfasts were great and the evening meal we had there on our first night was top notch). We were offered tea and cake on our arrival and lacked for nothing during our stay. There...

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

A warm welcome with tea and cake, much appreciated on arrival at The Old Lock Up. Comfy bedroom with a view to the hills, everything we needed and excellent breakfasts. Thank you Tim for making us so welcome.

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1Thank Martin M
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Great location. Loved the room. Excellent breakfast. Made to feel very welcome. Never visited Wirksworth before but will be back to the Old Lockup soon, with friends this time. Some good watering holes nearby and lots of good walks around.

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Wollaston, Northants UK
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Arrived at The Old Lockup on a freezing cold evening and were warmly greeted and offered tea and cake in the lounge. Only complaint would be that the fire wasn't going and the room was very cold! We were shown to our room, the Magistrates Room, which has a lovely antique French bed, but sorry to say that the room...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Stayed at The Old Lockup for two nights with my wife. Excellent location in Wirksworth. Tim is a very sociable host. The ambiance of the property is wonderfully relaxing. Loved our room which was the solicitor's room. The room and indeed the whole property was clean and warm. Breakfast was very good - fantastic choice on offer and very well...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Mý husband and I do not buy each other 'things' for birthdays and Christmas, we prefer to eat it, drink it and travel to it... with this in mind my husband booked me (us) a 2 night stay at The Old Lock Up. What a lovely treat! We were welcomed by Tim with tea and coffee before a delicious 3...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1842 as the magistrate's house and later used as a police station The Old Lockup is now a quirky but luxurious guest house boasting four double bedrooms, all en-suite, and fantastic breakfasts. Set in the Derbyshire Dales on the edge of the Peak District National Park and just four miles from Carsington Water there really is something for everyone. Chatsworth House, the Tissington and High Peak trails and more walking than you can shake a stick at are all on the doorstep. Looking for an unusual place to spend that romantic break? Well maybe you just found it! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Lockup

Address: 46 North End, Wirksworth DE4 4FG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Wirksworth
Price Range: €87 - €110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Lockup 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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