Earl Sterndale Cottages
Self-catering holiday cottages in the beautiful Peak District
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There is so much to do while you're on holiday in the Peak District National Park. Below are a few suggestions to get your holiday off to a flying start.

The village of Earl Sterndale

The village of Earl Sterndale is also set in the heart of the Peak District close to The River Dove, Chrome Hill, Parkhouse & Roundhill which are fantastic walking areas.

It is home to the Quiet Woman Pub. The legend says that the pub is named after a talkative landlady who lost her head to keep her quiet. The pub signs show the headless woman still serving drinks. The Quiet Woman does not offer hot meals but can provide bar snacks and very good beers. It is an excellent example of an unchanged, traditional country pub.

The village is also famous for having the only church in Derbyshire bombed during the Second World War.

The nearest village shop & post office are located approx 2-3 miles away in the village of Longnor. Public transport is available in the village of Earl Sterndale.

Photos of Earl Sterndale, Buxton

Earl Sterndale church, Buxton self catering holiday cottage
The church in Earl Sterndale
Earl Sterndale, Buxton self catering holiday cottage
View over Earl Sterndale
Aldery Cliff close to self catering holiday cottage
Aldery Cliff near the cottages
Snow over Earl Sterndale
Snow over Earl Sterndale
Snow over Earl Sterndale
The Quiet Woman Pub
Snow over Earl Sterndale
Mist on the Mere

Places to visit and local attractions

Other local villages include Hartington famous for its 'Stilton Cheese'. The village of Castleton famous for the Blue John Stone, Speedwell Cavern & Peveril Castle. Local Market towns are Bakewell, Buxton & Ashbourne.

Other local attractions include Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall which are approx 20 minutes drive away.

Other activities to enjoy such as cycling, mountain biking, hang gliding & caving just to name a few!!

Local Places to Eat

There are many local pubs and restaurants offering food. A few favourites are:

Pack Horse Inn (closed Mon and Tues), Crowdecote - 01298 83618 (only 1 mile from The Cottage)

The Church Inn, Chelmorton - 01298 85319

Royal Oak, Hurdlow - 01298 83288 (approx 2 miles from The Cottage)

The Bull's Head, Monyash - 01629 812372

Carriages Restaurant, Newhaven - 01298 84528

Ashford Arms, Ashford In The Water, Nr Bakewell - 01629 812725

Some place names to help you plan

Buxton, Bakewell, Ashbourne, Chelmorton, Longnor, Leek, Crowdecote, Hartington, Macclesfield, Glossop, Castleton, Eyam (the plague village), Dove Dale, Miller's Dale, Mill Dale, Wetton Mill, Cromford, Matlock, Matlock Bath

Buxton Opera House, Heights Of Abraham, Monsal Trail, Tissington Trail, High Peak Trail, Cycle Route 68

Other photos

Buxton Opera House close to Earl Sterndale
Buxton Opera House close to Earl Sterndale
Signpost at Biggin Dale
Signpost at Biggin Dale
River Dove where Biggin Dale meets Wolfscote Dale
River Dove where Biggin Dale meets Wolfscote Dale
Signpost on the Tissington Trail
Signpost on the Tissington Trail
The abandoned A625 in Castleton
The abandoned A625 in Castleton