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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 2 hot tubs make this a perfect venue for group celebrations.

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 a single bed and circular bed.


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


Dates Price
Midweek 2 night stays for 4 from
25th Mar 2019 - 25th May 2019
Weekend 2 night stay for 8
25th Mar 2019 - 16th May 2019
Weekends in Cottages for 4 from
28th Mar 2019 - 27th May 2019
Monday-Friday stay groups of 15
15th Jul 2019 - 30th Aug 2019
Monday-Friday stay for groups of 19
12th Aug 2019 - 23rd Aug 2019

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