Coun­try­side cot­tages for fam­i­lies & groups of all sizes

Knive­ton, Derbyshire 

Per­fect loca­tion for large groups to cel­e­brate togeth­er, with accom­mo­da­tion for up to 52 peo­ple. Der­byshire stone cot­tages that sleep from 4 – 14 peo­ple indi­vid­u­al­ly, which can be hired sep­a­rate­ly or togeth­er for a group book­ing. Set in beau­ti­ful coun­try­side, it is both fam­i­ly and dog-friendly. 

Set in the pic­turesque Der­byshire Dales and on the edge of the Peak Dis­trict Nation­al Park, Stand­low Farm nes­tles in the val­ley of Knive­ton. Designed to retain many orig­i­nal fea­tures, the farm­house and cot­tages offer coun­try lifestyle with the added con­ve­nience of mod­ern home com­forts. Com­pris­ing of High View Grange farm­house, 4 cot­tages & a din­ing barn, up to 41 peo­ple can be com­fort­ably accom­mo­dat­ed in bespoke lux­u­ry prop­er­ties. We can accom­mo­date for larg­er groups of up to 52, with use of the sofa-beds and fold-up beds. Although each cot­tage is self cater­ing, High View Grange and The Barn can seat the whole group, mak­ing it the ide­al venue for a get togeth­er or cel­e­bra­tion. A large games room and 3 hot tubs make this a per­fect venue for group cel­e­bra­tions of all sizes.

For small­er groups, indi­vid­ual cot­tages can be hired. Daisy, Clover and Blue­bell Cot­tage each sleep 4 – 6 peo­ple, Fox­glove Cot­tage sleeps up to 10, The Barn accom­mo­dates 7, and High View Grange sleeps 14 – 17.

Stand­low wel­comes fam­i­lies with chil­dren and dogs, hav­ing a chil­dren’s play area and large gar­dens. All guests can make use of the fire pits and shared games room. The games room is fit with two snook­er tables, table foot­ball and table ten­nis. The Barn also has a pri­vate hot tub, and High View Grange offers both a hot tub and cin­e­ma room.

Spe­cial Features

The large din­ing areas, hot tubs and fire pits make this a per­fect venue for group cel­e­bra­tions. Guests can also make use of the games room, gar­dens and chil­dren’s play frame. High View Grange has a cin­e­ma room that can also be used as a con­fer­ence room.


HIGH VIEW GRANGE FARM­HOUSE with pri­vate hot tub — Sleeps 14 in 7 bed­rooms, with a sofa-bed for anoth­er 2 guests. Lux­u­ri­ous farm­house with fan­tas­tic views over the vil­lage of Knive­ton. The Farm­house has 7 bed­rooms (3 en-suite), a fam­i­ly bath­room, down­stairs WC, gar­den room and spa­cious kitchen and din­ing area. It also has a lounge and cin­e­ma room. 

FOX­GLOVE with pri­vate hot tub — Sleeps 8 in 4 bed­rooms, with a sofa-bed for 2 fur­ther guests. The lounge and kitchen are open-plan, with com­fy sofas, a din­ing table, TV & DVD play­er. The kitchen pro­vides every­thing you should need for your stay — hob, oven, microwave, fridge, freez­er and wash­ing machine. The upstairs bath­room has an elec­tric show­er-over-bath, and there is a sep­a­rate show­er room. All 4 dou­ble bed­rooms have chest of draw­ers, read­ing lamps, and warm furnishings. 

BLUE­BELL & CLOVER COT­TAGES — Each sleeps 4 in 2 bed­rooms, with a sofa-bed for up to 2 extra guests. Both cot­tages have a bath­room with show­er-over-bath, and 1 dou­ble and 1 twin bedroom. 

DAISY COT­TAGE — Sleeps 4 in 2 bed­rooms, with a sofa-bed in the open-plan lounge. This cot­tage con­tains 2 dou­ble bed­rooms — one ground floor dou­ble bed­room and show­er room, and the sec­ond dou­ble bed­room upstairs. 

All our cot­tages con­tain qual­i­ty fur­nish­ings and din­ing tables for 4 – 6 peo­ple. They are all heat­ed by stor­age heaters, enabling our guests to adjust the heat­ing in each room to their own lik­ing. We always sup­ply a bath tow­el for each of our short stay guests and a fur­ther hand tow­el per guest for those on a week long let. 

THE BARN with pri­vate hot tub — Sleeps 7 in 3 bed­rooms & can be hired with the small­er cot­tages to pro­vide a large din­ing area. The Barn offers the abil­i­ty for large fam­i­ly or social groups to gath­er for meals, enter­tain­ment and relax­ation. This is hired by par­ties requir­ing a large area to con­gre­gate and is suit­able for wheel­chair users. The Barn offers seat­ed din­ing, mod­ern kitchen, com­fy sofas along with a hot tub on the ter­race over­look­ing the fab­u­lous rur­al views. Upstairs there is 1 en-suite dou­ble bed­room, a twin room, and an open bed­room on the land­ing with 3 sin­gle beds. 


Enjoy shared use of the pri­vate gar­dens and chil­dren’s play area. There is a pad­dock for ball games, and 2 fire pits for toast­ing marsh­mal­lows. Each cot­tage has a ter­race com­plete with gar­den fur­ni­ture, a BBQ and spec­tac­u­lar views.

Three hot tubs are pro­vid­ed for guests stay­ing in High View Grange, Fox­glove & The Barn.

Guests can share use of the large games room, hous­ing two full size snook­er tables, air hock­ey and table tennis.


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Local Area

The cot­tages at Stand­low Farm are sit­u­at­ed in the heart of the coun­try­side, with­in short walk­ing dis­tance of the beau­ti­ful vil­lage of Knive­ton and its local vil­lage pub. The coun­try lane leads you to the route through Knive­ton and onto Cars­ing­ton Reser­voir. The young will enjoy a day out at the Nation­al Tramway Muse­um, Alton Tow­ers or Gul­liv­ers King­dom, whilst the mag­nif­i­cent Chatsworth House with its beau­ti­ful gar­dens are just 12 miles away.

Pubs, bars, and restaurants

  • Red Lion Knive­ton (1Km)


  • Ash­bourne (6Km)

Rail­way stations

  • Der­by (16Km)


  • East Mid­lands (32Km)

Essen­tial Information

  • Sleeps 52 peo­ple in 19 bed­rooms Bed Linen is provided
  • 11 Baths
  • 30+
  • Pets allowed Well-behaved pets wel­come — £20 charge per pet


View availability

Short breaks?

All year round

Changeover day


Facil­i­ties and Amenities


  • Dou­ble Rooms: 16
  • Twin Rooms: 3
  • Cots: 1

Stand­low has beds for 41 peo­ple, with sofa-beds and an option­al fold-up bed if your group size is up to 52.


  • WiFi/​Internet

For your entertainment

  • TV
  • DVD play­er
  • Blu­Ray player
  • iPod dock
  • Games con­sole

2 fire pits

Large games room

Pad­dock for ball games
Climb­ing frame

Three hot tubs at High View Grange, Fox­glove and The Barn

High View Grange cin­e­ma room

In the kitchen

  • Cook­er
  • Range cook­er
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freez­er
  • Dish­wash­er
  • Wash­ing machine
  • Tum­ble dryer
  • Kitchen table
  • High chair provided


  • Gar­den
  • Gar­den furniture
  • Hot tub
  • Bar­be­cue
  • Play equip­ment
  • Park­ing

Near­by Activities

  • Ten­nis
  • Golf
  • Fish­ing
  • Sail­ing
  • Horse rid­ing
  • Water­sports
Walk­ing, cycling and water sports are all avail­able at the near­by Cars­ing­ton Water.


Dates Price
Mon­day-Fri­day stay groups of 15 from
11th Nov 2019 — 29th May 2020 
Mon­day-Fri­day stay for groups of 19 from
11th Nov 2019 — 29th May 2020 
Week­ends with exclu­sive use for 41 from
25th Nov 2019 — 31st Jan 2022 
Week­end 2 night stay for 8 from
13th Dec 2019 — 1st Mar 2020 
Week­end 2 night stay for 27 from
13th Dec 2019 — 23rd Mar 2020 
Week­end 2 night stay for 14 in High View Grange from
28th May 2020 — 21st Sep 2020 
Week­end 2 night stay for 15 in The Barn & 2 Cot­tages from
19th Jun 2020 — 21st Sep 2020