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“Beautiful Peak District Cottage”
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Review of The Old Farrowings

Bedroom with king-size bed and vaulted ceiling
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Bedroom with king-size bed and vaulted ceiling
The Old Farrowings Wood-burning stove to make the cottage really cosy.
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74 reviews
Bedroom with king-size bed and vaulted ceiling
The Old Farrowings
Wood-burning stove to make the cottage really cosy.
Kitchen with everything you need for your stay.
Sitting room looking into the open-plan kitchen.
Dining area
Kitchen with granite worktops.
Sitting Room with wood-burning stove
Sitting Room with rugs and flagstone floor.
Bedroom with king-size bed, antique sofa and plenty of storage space.
Antique pine cupboard with plenty of shelves for clothes!
Tennis court
View towards village
Patio area
Monastic barn
Outside The Old Farrowings cottage.
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Biggin-by-Hartington, Peak District National Park, England

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Excellent - based on 74 reviews
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Samantha...
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful Peak District Cottage”
Reviewed 30 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

We arrived to a friendly greeting from Jane and home-made ginger biscuits! The cottage was absolutely lovely with an enormous bedroom and bathroom, well stocked kitchen, a cosy wood burning stove and the most amazing view from the door. The village of Biggin is small but has a good pub in The Waterloo and great walks through Biggin Dale - and if you need anything there's another small village nearby in Hartington with an excellent village store, a couple of pubs and a cheese shop. Jane provides tonnes of local information in her welcome pack, which was very useful. All in all it was a lovely weekend away in a beautiful setting, would definitely recommend Biggin Grange and in particular The Old Farrowings.

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Management Response
6 Nov 2014
So pleased you had a good time in Derbyshire and thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are lucky having a pub in the village and also Hartington seems to get better and better which means you don't need to go far! Hope to see you again in the future. Jane
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Salford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

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Management Response
23 Oct 2014
Thanks for taking the time to write a review and I am so pleased you had a nice weekend. You certainly got both types of weather! Hope to see you again in the future. Jane
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Anna_Pear...
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“Beautiful cottage with lovely views.”
Reviewed 20 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

We spent the weekend in this cosy cottage and thoroughly enjoyed it. We arrived late so no face to face welcome but inside we found a lovely hand written note and some homemade ginger biscuits. Tasteful decoration throughout, great facilities and all your home creature comforts. Bedroom was really spacious (great nights sleep in very comfy 4 poster bed) and the ensuite very nice too. Would recommend to anyone looking for a home away from home trip to the Peaks.

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Management Response
22 Oct 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write a review and I am so pleased you enjoyed your weekend at the cottage. It was really nice to meet you both and if ever you need to have a few days break away again then you know where we are! Jane
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United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

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Liked best: Hospitality, location, modern conversion
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Solo
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Management Response
7 Oct 2014
It was really nice to meet you and I loved hearing the roar of your Harley - the first one at Biggin Grange! Am glad you managed to explore the area but also have some time relaxing and enjoying the warm weather and views. Thank you very much for your nice review. Jane
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Ryton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

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Liked best: Woodburner
Liked least: Having to leave!
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Management Response
21 Oct 2014
Thrilled you had a nice few days in Derbyshire and glad my Richard was able to scoop you up from Hartington - sometimes trying to get a taxi at the weekends can be hard round here! Also you managed to get to play some tennis. Come back and see us again!
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