Welcome to Acorn Cottage Derbyshire

Acorn Cottage at Oaks Lane Farm, is situated on the edge of the Peak District, 5 miles south west of Chesterfield. This enchanting and fully modernised, self-catering cottage sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms, with the added benefit of an additional downstairs shower/ WC. Acorn Cottage is dog-friendly and offers a great base for families visiting the Peak District or a convenient rendezvous point to meet friends for walking holidays.
You can take a farm tour, get involved with the animals, pet the donkeys, or enjoy the farm produce! Acorn Cottage is ideal for a self-catering family holiday at any time of the year!

Family Friendly Holidays

Come and feed the animals, meet the donkeys and try home produce from our farm

Dog Friendly Cottage

Dog-friendly cottage with enclosed garden and dog-friendly attractions nearby

Meet up with Friends

Ideal rendezvous for family and friends to meet up and spend quality time together

Welcome to Acorn Holiday Cottage

A warm  welcome awaits you at Acorn Cottage, a peaceful barn conversion at Oaks Lane Farm on the edge of Ashover in quiet rural Derbyshire close to the Peak District National Park.

Acorn Cottage is set on our working smallholding.  It is the perfect base for a relaxing holiday, or you may prefer to take in a visit to the magnificent Chatsworth House, immerse yourself in the industrial heritage of the Derwent Valley UNESCO World Heritage Site, or just lose yourself in the lovely countryside.

If walking is your ideal holiday, there are walks for all capabilities from the door and the glorious Peak District National Park is close by with its spectacular scenery, pretty villages, fantastic walking and stunning views.  We are happy to help you plan your holiday, or just point you in the right direction, whatever you prefer.

Most importantly relax, unwind, have fun and enjoy your stay!

What’s on in Derbyshire

December and January

Chatsworth House decorated for Christmas  https://www.chatsworth.org/


Vintage Sports Car Club Derbyshire Hill Climb (John Harris event)  https://www.vscc.co.uk/


Derbyshire Open Arts Festival https://www.derbyshireopenarts.co.uk/

Chatsworth International Horse Trials https://www.chatsworth.org/events/horse-trials/

Welldressings begin with Tissington then in various villages throughout the summer http://www.welldressing.com/


RHS Chatsworth Flower Festival  https://www.rhs.org.uk/shows-events/rhs-chatsworth-flower-show


Cromford Steam Rally  https://www.cromfordsteamrally.co.uk/

Buxton International Festival  https://buxtonfestival.co.uk/

Haddon Hall Artisan Market    https://www.haddonhall.co.uk/


Ashover Show http://ashovershow.co.uk/

Great British Food Festival at Hardwick Hall  https://greatbritishfoodfestival.com/hardwick-hall

Hope Show  http://www.hopeshow.co.uk/

Peak District Highland Games at Matlock Farm Park   https://matlockfarmpark.co.uk/


Wirksworth Festival   https://www.wirksworthfestival.co.uk/

Matlock Bath Illuminations https://www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/things-to-do/whats-on/matlock-bath-illuminations

Chatsworth Country Fair  https://www.chatsworth.org/


Matlock Bath Illuminations   https://www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/things-to-do/whats-on/matlock-bath-illuminations


Haddon Hall Winter Artisan Market   https://www.haddonhall.co.uk/

Chatsworth Christmas  Market  https://www.chatsworth.org/

Chatsworth decorated for Christmas   https://www.chatsworth.org/

Featured Places to Visit

Explore Derbyshire & the Peak District – there are many things to do!

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Feels like autumn today. Acorn Cottage is soooo cosy and there's a log burner too, perfect for a short winter getaway!

Dog friendly rural cottage sleeping 4 close to Chatsworth and the Peak District.

Check our availabity at www.AcornCottageAshover.co.uk
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Acorn Cottage, Ashover

Now booked, but do check for other dates!

Last minute availability 2nd October 2021 due to a cancellation was £450, NOW £300 for 7 nights. Dog friendly Peak District cottage sleeps 4. Book online now or call 07762 596298 www.AcornCottageAshover.co.uk
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Now booked, but do check for other dates!Last minute availability 2nd October 2021 due to a cancellation was £450, NOW £300 for 7 nights. Dog friendly Peak District cottage sleeps 4. Book online now or call 07762 596298 www.AcornCottageAshover.co.ukImage attachmentImage attachment

Chatsworth Christmas market is back 6-24 Nov. Less than 25 mins from Acorn Cottage we’re the ideal base for your Christmas shopping! 3, 4 and 7 night breaks available. Check us out at www.AcornCottageAshover.co.uk ... See MoreSee Less

Just 15 mins from Acorn Cottage, Matlock Bath Illuminations run til end October with beautifully illuminated boats parading down the River Derwent on weekend evenings and lots of family entertainments in Derwent Gardens.

Sadly we're fully booked for this year but why not pencil in a visit to next year's Illuminations? https:\\www.AcornCottageAshover.co.uk

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Short breaks available for November 2021 to February 2022 including Christmas and New Year

Already taking bookings for 2022 and 2023

Cancellation Policy – We’ll give you a refund on a booking that is affected by National Lockdowns. For full details view our T&Cs

Please contact  stay@acorncottageashover.co.uk or call 07762 596 298