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“The perfect countryside retreat!”
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Ford Wetley Cottage
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63 reviews
Ford Wetley Cottage
The Lounge
A nice warm fire
Farmhouse kitchen
Master bedroom with bathroom.
Twin room with shower room.
Downstairs double room with shower room.
Private Cottage Garden with BBQ/Fire Pit
Relaxing in the front garden
The neighbours
The bridge over the stream to the cottage
Could you be lucky and have a white Christmas?
Another stunning start to the day
Bit chilly for Alfresco dining!
Fun in the field
Expedition time, well just into the field
Nearby scenery.
Sun setting at the back of the cottage
Charlie and Breeze, our Miniature Shetland ponies!
The Ford Wetley Dogs, Paddy and Murphy.
Waterfall in the garden
Peak District
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Ford, Peak District National Park, England

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Louisecro...
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“The perfect countryside retreat!”
Reviewed 7 July 2011 for a stay in April 2011
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person found this review helpful

After spending a few minutes locating the cottage, we arrived at the top of a single track road to Ford Wetley Cottage.

The location was fabulous, in the middle of no-where, with only the birds as background noise.

The cottage is the best I have ever stayed at. Warm, Comfortable, homely and very pretty. The kitchen was well stocked with condiments and other cooking ingredients along with every pot or pan you could ask for.

The bedrooms were really comfortable and very clean. All bedrooms had their own bathrooms, which was great considering I have a wife and 2 daughters who are never out of the bathroom!

The living room had a stock of games and magazines, DVD's and a huge amount of music on a Storage device. (Some quite interesting choices in the music, but largely recognisable)

The Log Burner warmed the place up nicely in the chilly evenings, but I am sure that we only felt that we needed it because the days were so very warm!

Location wise, it couldnt have been much better. 10 Min drive to Alton Towers, 20 Mins from the best of the Peaks and only 10 Mins from a decent Supermarket. Tesco delivery upon arrival was also very easy and saved us a lot of trouble.

The neighbours (Albeit pretty far away), were all lovely and very friendly. The dog "Day-sitter" up the road was so helpful and really convenient. We managed to have the dogs looked after on three seperate days where we were out for long periods. Really reasonable too.

Overall, we couldnt have hoped for a better holiday. The weather was amazing, the location was first class, the hosts (Louise and Adrian) were helpful beyond the call of duty and added immensly to the amazing time we had.

There is not one thing I could fault Louise and Adrian with. Not one thing. Everything was brilliant and we are certainly going back.

If you have the chance to stay at Ford Wetley Cottage, seize it with both hands, because you wont find a better holiday cottage, even if you paid 10 times as much. (And it is worth ten times as much).

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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A romantic getaway People with disabilities
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Reviewed 6 June 2011 for a stay in May 2011
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person found this review helpful

Value Rooms
Location Cleanliness
Check-in / front desk Service
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway A romantic getaway
Older travelers Families with young children
Families with teenagers Tourists
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
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