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Rowan Tree Cottage Pet-Friendly Cottage in Old Glossop, Derbyshire

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sleeps 2
1 room
1 bathroom

Rowan Tree Cottage Pet-Friendly Cottage description

Holiday home
This is a beautiful detached stone cottage set in the owner's home grounds in the conservation village of Old Glossop. It is a charming property and offers spacious and comfortable accommodation for two people, perfect for a romantic getaway. The well-equipped kitchen is on open plan with the dining room and the lovely beamed sitting room is restful after a busy day's sightseeing. The double bedroom is a delightful relaxing haven and there is a light, bright shower room, whilst outside there is a charming enclosed patio garden with garden furniture and barbecue, just the thing for al fresco dining. The access to the cottage is via a footbridge from the roadside parking area, setting the scene for a magical holiday in a stunning location.

This millstone grit village is surrounded on three sides by the beautiful Peak District National Park. Old Glossop can be reached along the Snake Pass, aptly named because of the way it winds past dramatic and exceptional scenery. Around the original market square, the village has houses dating back to the 17th and 18th Centuries and a splendid Norman Church, with, rumour has it, a haunted vicarage. Eastwards on the Snake Pass will take the holiday maker past the Ladybower and Derwent Reservoirs, where the famous Dambuster Squadron practised. Nearby Glossop provides a range of amenities and access to the spectacular Peak District with the towns of Buxton and Castleton in the Hope Valley within easy reach. A fabulous holiday destination for the whole family.

The ultimate in "year-round" appeal, the Peak District offers countryside, picturesque villages and magnificent scenery. It touches upon six counties and encloses 555 square miles of open moorland, flowing rivers, and wooded dales.

Gas central heating. Gas cooker, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV, DVD, library of books and games. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available on request. Roadside parking on the quiet and secluded lane adjacent to the cottage. Small enclosed patio garden with garden furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 5 mins walk, pub 2 mins walk. Note: The property is accessed via a footbridge from the roadside parking area. This is suitable for wheelchair access.


  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Near pub

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Mrs Wilson
June 2016
The cottage was lovely and we were able to relax for the week. We very much needed an 'easy' break and this provided exactly that. The cottage garden were very pretty and we found Old Glossop delightful. We would go again!
Mrs Bisatt
June 2016
The cottage was cosy, comfortable and ideally located.
Mrs Horner
April 2014
The cosy cottage was very easy to live in. The heating and hot water were very efficient and the new shower was excellent. It was nice to have a small patio area for our sole use. The fresh eggs from the chickens were an added bonus. Old Glossop is a superb location with four pubs within easy walking distance. The nearest had live music on two nights of the week that we stayed. Most importantly there are many walks in the Dark Peak in close proximity. We would definitely return as the owners were friendly and accommodating.
Mrs Gillies
October 2015
The Cottage is lovely and we were made very welcome by the owners. It is in an excellent location for walking and visiting places of interest.
Miss Haslam
May 2015
A gorgeous cottage in a great area. There were lots of things to see and do, particularly walks. The Rowan Tree Cottage owners were very welcoming and helpful. We had a lovely break!
Dr Kelly
December 2014
This was a gorgeous cottage. We were very comfortable and cosy in it and would love to return. Our hosts could not have been more welcoming and helpful.
Miss Robson
November 2014
A lovely cosy, warm cottage in beautiful surroundings with friendly, helpful hosts.
Mrs Lyons
October 2014
Loved this little cottage,ideal for a couple. Very welcoming, cosy, comfortable and relaxing. The area is lovely with views everywhere you looked. Everything a minutes drive away, town within easy reach of the village.
April 2014
We liked the location, the friendly welcome, the local amenities.
Mrs Byrom-Smith
July 2014
Very friendly owners. The Cottage was in a great spot and it was very clean with everything we needed.
Mr Warwick
January 2014
A great port in a storm. Just the kind of personalized hideaway that we needed. Thanks for the flowers milk, etc. We'd certainly go again.
Ms Gunn
April 2014
Rowan Tree Cottage is in an ideal position to enjoy the Peak district area. The owners made us feel very welcome and were helpful when we had a problem. The location of the Rowan Tree cottage is very peaceful and relaxing, we had a lovely stay and we would certainly recommend this cottage and the area to everyone.
Mrs Cripps
April 2014
Owners were very friendly and helpful.
Dr Voisey
July 2013
Lovely cottage in an excellent location. The cottage had a lovely quaint feel to it, which was very relaxing. There are a number of supermarkets nearby that were ideal for anyone really wanting to do self catering. It's not too far to the train station. A few minutes walk in the opposite direction and you're in the Peak District National Park.
Mr Scott
July 2013
Quiet, secluded, comfortable and peaceful, just what we wanted. 3 pubs within 5 minutes walk where we spent the odd hour sitting in the glorious sunshine, drinking cold drinks. Lovely park also 5 minutes walk away, all dog friendly. Good place to wind down.
Mrs Murray
August 2012
The location and friendliness of the owners and people we met.
Mrs Pugh
August 2012
It was extremely relaxing and and the owners were very friendly. A good base for visiting local and further afield.
Mrs Kennedy
September 2012
Peace and quiet and wonderful scenery. The Peak District is a place of outstanding natural beauty. We found dog friendly pubs and the people were friendly.
Mr Fearnley
October 2012
A lovely, peaceful short break from the mad world in a quaint garden cottage in a beautiful part of the country.
Mrs Walker
March 2013
Enjoyed the rest in this quaint little cottage. Thank goodness it had central heating! The owners were friendly and helpful.
Mrs Brown
April 2013
It was a really pleasant place to stay. It had all we needed and the family were very friendly.
Mrs Groves
July 2012
A lovely friendly welcome by the owners. Lovely little cottage, felt like a home from home. Perfect for me and my dog. Good dog walks nearby. Lovely area, with lots of pubs and a bakery nearby.
Mrs Fuller
March 2010
Warm and cosy cottage with nice open-plan kitchen/living area. Friendly owners on site. Lovely area for walking and convenient for visiting Manchester by train.
Mr Honeyman
July 2010
The owners were very welcoming and great for local opinion when deciding what to do. We explored North Derbyshire from here and were also close to Manchester, which was worth a look.
Mr Simpson
October 2010
Park few minutes up road, ideal for dogs. Pubs in village allow dogs. 'The Globe' in Glossop is a vegetarian pub - excellent value; cheap as chips.
Ms Waddingham
November 2010
The cottage was lovely and warm, for a winter holiday.
Mrs Chapman
March 2011
The cottage was clean, comfortable and very well equipped. Really comprehensive info was provided on how everything worked. The owners were lovely and provided welcoming extras: flowers, milk, home made flap jacks.
Mrs Vaughan
April 2011
We wanted a base for a few days walking and this suited perfectly. We wanted places to eat without having to drive and we had plenty of choice for that. The owners were so friendly and we were warmly welcomed. Would definitely return there.
Mrs Flaxington
May 2011
Cosy and comfortable cottage. Lovely area for walking with three pubs within 5 minutes walk. Walks from the doorstep. Lovely park 5 minutes walk away.
Mrs Cooper
May 2011
The cottage is very homely and in a lovely area with plenty to do. The hosts are lovely, so friendly and helpful. We would love to have another holiday in this wee home-from-home.
Mrs Groves
August 2011
It was peaceful, friendly and a lovely quiet cottage. I missed it when I left! Perfect for me and my little dog. A little home-from-home.
Mr Lynch
September 2011
We enjoyed the local walks in the area plus we had the opportunity to visit the local area. We also enjoyed the peace and quiet of the property.
Mr Bannister
October 2011
Warm friendly welcome from the owner with lovely tray of tea/coffee and flapjacks. Setting for the cottage and locality. Dog friendly with lovely park close by. Local eatery very good with friendly hosts.
Miss Kavanagh
October 2009
Very warm welcome from the owners, friendly and nice to talk to about the history of the cottage and area. Great little garden for a bit of outside space. Really warm and cosy cottage, perfect for a romantic break away. Brilliant location next to 2 fantastic pubs - The Bulls Head and The Wheatsheaf.
Mr Roberts
April 2009
Great location, fantastic weather and a very warm and cosy cottage. What else would you want?
Mrs O'Coy
June 2009
Nice cosy cottage. Very welcoming and friendly owners who made us feel at home.
Mrs Jordan
June 2009
The cottage had good central heating and hot water. It was good to have tea, coffee, milk, flapjack for our arrival. Owners were very friendly.
Mr Mrs Rance
September 2009
Comfortable cottage with friendly neighbours. Lovely views of the Peak District and there were great nearby walks. Three pubs in easy walking distance.
Ms Pearson
March 2009
The cosiness of the cottage, and the interesting surroundings.
Mr Abethell
April 2009
This cottage ticked ALL the boxes as very comfortable very good heating. Overall, lovely condition with everything that we needed. Thank you to the owners.
Charlotte B
June 2016
We stayed here for a week in June 2016. The cottage is ideally located for exploring the Peak District, most places are within 40-60 minute drive max. The cottage itself is cosy and comfortable for 2 adults. The kitchen is well equipped, and the shower room is very nice with a roomy corner shower. The village is quiet, the only noise at night is from the stream running at the end of the garden. Our only frustration was that the free view remote was slow to respond - hardly a big issue! Parking is ok, we found a space almost opposite the cottage every night. The walk from the cottage to the car was nice too as you have to cross the stream. The owners are welcoming, and once they have shown you round leave you to it. We were happy with this as the last thing we wanted was to feel 'checked up on'. That said, they are only at the end of the garden if needed. All in all, I would definitely recommend this cottage.
August 2014
Lovely situation - I enjoyed crossing the bridge over the stream to get to the property. Able to go for long walks straight from the cottage. Warm, comfy cottage. In great part of the village - lovely stonework and villagey feel to the place but easy drive to the town centre for the usual shops etc. Very quiet. Owners friendly.
October 2014
Stayed here in August for four nights with my wife we had no trouble finding the property with the sat nav only doubting that we had actually found the cottage as it is hidden away in the garden of the owners who greeted us very warmly showed us around the Cottage prior to us unloading the car and bringing our cases and supplies in. The cottage is located in a lovely quiet corner of the owners garden looking over a little stream with a small footbridge going over leading to a couple of good local Pubs doing hearty food and ale, walking in the other direction leads you to a Pub with an Indian Restaurant upstairs, walking further is a Fish and Chip shop very nice or if you walk through Manor Park you will reach Glossop City center in fifteen to twenty minutes where there are lots of shops and bars and Restaurants to choose from even a very good new Weatherspoons The Smithy Fold always a bonus for a night out. The Cottage is very quiet no noise at all ideal to chill in the decor upstairs is lovely nice new bathroom suite no bath but relaxing shower large comfy bed lovely views from the bedroom of old cottages and the stream, I found the downstairs let the cottage down slightly it has all you need but is basic and really needs updating settee lacks support and kitchenette has some good equipment but does not inspire fridge tucked away over in an alcove near other door a bonus was the downstairs cloakroom but all in all to dark and dowdy for the market they are in nowadays we did enjoy our stay but with improvements could have been so much better. The Location of the Cottage is great to explore Derbyshire with Buxton, Holmfirth, Castleton and the Peak District National Park all driveable also Manchester, Sheffield and Oldham on the train if you want to visit a City whilst in all this glorious countryside. We had a brilliant time at the Cottage lots to do places to see and great hosts that were friendly and helpful but not in your face the cottage was charming positioned ideally just let down as I said with the downstairs decor we would love to come back when it is a finished project as it could be amazing or may be completed it has been a few weeks since we stayed but thanks for having us PBV
Miss Pratt
March 2009
Friendly owners. Great romantic getaway.
Ms Samaranayake
January 2009
Lovely location, great for walks and good local restaurants too. The property was a lovely little cottage - ideal for 2 with a very welcome greeting from the hosts of flowers and flapjacks. Very comfortable and pretty, we wouldn't hesitate to recommend it!
Miss Setterington
November 2007
A perfect base for exploring the area and a very cosy comfortable cottage, ideal for couples.
Ms Herbert
May 2008
A lovely retreat in a beautiful, old area well known by locals.
Mr Mims
July 2008
Nice quiet location, excellent hosts, the welcome was very good and they were very helpful with all questions asked.
Mr Van der Bie
August 2007
The Peak District is very beautiful. Old Glossop is an ideal village for excursions in the neighbourhood.
May 2013
Only real problem was finding the place, had ongoing argument with sat nav. Worth the effort. Beautiful, quiet setting and lovely welcome from the owners. Cottage was so cosy. Small but everything for a relaxing break. Marvellous walks on the doorstep, not to mention three dog friendly pubs (Glossop Triangle) within three or four minutes. Not sure who enjoyed it most, my wife and me or the dog. Can`t wait to go back.
Mrs Rabey
March 2007
A cosy, comfortable cottage. Very quiet and peaceful location. Welcome tray, fresh flowers, plus a pint of milk in fridge - it was very thoughtful of the owners. Good base for exploring the peak district.
Mrs Powis
April 2007
The cottage was just the right size for the two of us. Despite the cold weather we were always cosy. We were pleased by the condition and the situation of the cottage. We do intend to visit again.
Mr Philpott
July 2007
The cottage was very cosy, the owners extremeley friendly and even added some little extra's like a welcome tray and flowers. There are chickens in the garden from where we were allowed to help ourselves to the freshly laid eggs. The location was very central too for the Peak District and Yorkshire. All amenity's were near by.
Mrs Davis
February 2007
Lots to do and see even in winter, should have spent longer here and in better weather. Lots of places to eat and drink within walking distance.
Mr Christie
March 2007
Comfy, cosy old world cottage.
March 2011
Need a place to re charge my batteries after working all over xmas & Rowan Tree Cottage was just the place to do just that, love cottage so peaceful, didnt really know the area but nice place to go for walks, definetly recommend the cottage & would definetly go again, the owners were very nice & the welcome pact of coffee & tea, plus the homemade biscuits & flowers was a lovely thought...
January 2013
Lovely little cottage for a couple - cosy and comfortable. We struggled a bit with the boiler- it kept coming on noisily in the night but other than that perfect. Especially for country dwellers like us - it was no nice to have 3 pubs within 5 minutes walk, and a town within 15 minutes walk! There are 31 pubs within one mile of Glossop centre, not to mention good coffee shops,restauranats, takeaways - oh, and the Peak District literally within walking distance if the weather permits! The one disappointment was that previous visitors wrote constantly in the book about how friendly and welcoming the oweners were - but we only saw them on arrival and leaving. But it was dark by 4.30 so we didn't have much chance to see them.
December 2009
A perfect getaway for a couple. A cute little cottage with everything you need and a nice welcome tray. Glossop, a great place for restaurants too!
David Innes
November 2010
Terrific location, well-equipped and friendly owners. We had a superb week.
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