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Monks Memories, Monks Retreat

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Monks Memories
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
1 night minimum
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In an elevated farm location where Monks Dale meets Millers Dale within a consevation area of outstanding natural beauty, on a hillside overlooking the River Wye in the heart of the National Park, this lovingly restored limestone cottage is a spacious ground level haven of peace & rustic charm. It has a double bedroom en suite with bath & shower. The fitted kitchen has full sized cooker, microwave & fridge etc. You have the use of a shared laundry. The comfortable lounge with sofa & recliner chair, 32 inch flat screen TV, DVD and free Wi-Fi has a dining area plus lovely open views over the south facing garden where the garden furniture captures the best of the sunshine all day. This cottage is suitable for the less able. We have 4 star gold award from the English Tourism...In an elevated farm location where Monks Dale meets Millers Dale within a consevation area of outstanding natural beauty, on a hillside overlooking the River Wye in the heart of the National Park, this lovingly restored limestone cottage is a spacious ground level haven of peace & rustic charm. It has a double bedroom en suite with bath & shower. The fitted kitchen has full sized cooker, microwave & fridge etc. You have the use of a shared laundry. The comfortable lounge with sofa & recliner chair, 32 inch flat screen TV, DVD and free Wi-Fi has a dining area plus lovely open views over the south facing garden where the garden furniture captures the best of the sunshine all day. This cottage is suitable for the less able. We have 4 star gold award from the English Tourism Council. A tray of beverages & biscuits will welcome you on arrival. We have 3 cottages sleeping 12 in total.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite)
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: September 2018
Vicky H, VR Owner at Monks Memories, Monks Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

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Reviewed 4 September 2018

We stayed here for a week with two dogs. Everything from arriving to welcome cookies to the accommodation to the property to the view to the owners were all outstanding. The planned walks were perfect. What more can I say. We did not want to...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Trek692151
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Came for wife's b/day week , the area is absolutely amazing, so many beautiful walks even though it was really hot weather there were enough shaded areas, we took our 2 shelties (dogs) they really enjoyed it , the cottage we stayed in had everything...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank David M
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: April 2018
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

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Date of stay: June 2017
Reviewed 15 August 2016

There is so much to rave about that I don't even think I'll do it justice - just WOW! Our hosts (Pam and Vicky) were so friendly and helpful - even their dogs came to say hello at times (and the neighbour's cat)! The cottage...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Annemarieke M
Reviewed 30 May 2016

What a wonderful cottage with everything you could possibly need in it. Our hosts were wonderful. The cottage was situated with magnificent views across to the Monsal trail and wonderful walks just on the doorstep. it was so peaceful and tranquil, no rush around just...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank katrina k
Reviewed 3 December 2015

We enjoyed a 3 night stay at Monks Memories along with our dog. The property has everything you need and is very well presented. We arrived late one evening to find tea, coffee and gorgeous short bread biscuits waiting for us! The property is ideally...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Just came back from staying at Monks Memories cottage in Millers Dale and had to say what a lovely time we had. Pam & Vic, the owners, have thought of everything with a comprehensive list of local attractions, laminated walks from the cottage to the...More

Date of stay: August 2015
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The trout filled river Wye meanders through the dales between the spa town of Buxton & the old market town of Bakewell famous for it's puddings. At Buxton you can follow in the footsteps of Victorian visitors who would take the waters among the eligant architecture of the crescent then stroll in extensive gardens & take a tea dance in the magnificent glass domed ballroom or visit the beautiful old theatre. Bakewell still has an outdoor market every Monday & a host of interesting little shops just off the river where a multitude of ducks await feeding. The river travels 12 miles between the 2 towns through 5 of the most picturesque dales in the country & all can be walked using paths with foot bridges & stepping stones, or cycled using the Monsal Trail. Half way along th...
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