Derbyshire is a green and beautiful county located in England’s East Midlands and includes a large part of the Peak District National Park. The Pennine range of hills also extends into the county, as well as the National Forest. Within the county are the River Trent and River Derwent. The most popular attractions of the county are in the Peak District, which includes quaint villages and museums, along with pleasant hiking and walking trails. The spa town of Buxton is also in Derbyshire and is considered to be the gateway to the Peak District. The town is renowned for its iconic Opera House. Bakewell is a popular market town in the Derbyshire Dales, nestled on the River Wye and close to the city of Sheffield, in neighboring Yorkshire. In this area, the attractions of Haddon Hall and Chatsworth House are an interesting visit. Also of interest is the village of Castleton, located in the High Peak district, with its castle and caves. Scroll below to browse a selection of great Airbnb vacation rentals in Derbyshire, UK.
1. A romantic village barn (from USD 128)
Nestled in a pretty small village, this village barn is ideal for couples looking to indulge in a romantic escape. No one is going to disturb you as you spend time together watching your favorite show in front of a wood fireplace to keep warm. Take the stairs that will lead you to an oversized bedroom that features a super comfortable double bed and a dressing area. Cuddle on the private deck and relax over a glass of wine as the two of you watch the world go by.
Stunning & romantic C17th village Barn, DerbyshireDerbyshire, England, United KingdomSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:a beautiful home if you’re a fan of interior design you’ll love itgreat bathroom and kitchen
Cleanliness:clean modern and homelyif you’re looking for a quirky clean spotlessly clean cottage look no furtherthe place was spotlessly clean with great facilities and extrasspotlessly clean beautifully designed with lots of lovely touches that combined to stay fantasticthe standard of finish is to the highest standard and the property is spotlessly clean
Host:great hosts with really quick responses and made us feel very welcomethe host were very responsive to any queriestracy & adam were great hoststracey was a very friendly and welcoming host and the home is excellenttracey was quick to respond to queries and incredibly helpful host with many recommendationsRead more reviews
Location:great location to get out for walkseverything was perfect the location was greatthe village was very pretty and close to carsington watergreat location and loved the log burnergreat location extra touches made this super special
2. h-century mill in Derbyshire (from USD 424)
This stunning, former mill has been converted into a comfortable accommodation, sleeping eight guests in three bedrooms with five beds and 1.5 bathrooms. The property is located at the edge of the village of Hathersage in Derbyshire, nestled in the Peak District National Park and the center of the village is a five-minute walk away.
The living area is spacious and comfortable with a log burner, TV with Blu-ray/DVD player and a games console offering a selection of games. One bedroom features a king bed, while the second has a double bed and two single beds. The third bedroom features a double bed. Free parking and Wi-Fi are available to guests while staying in the property.
17th century mill in DerbyshireHathersage, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Amenities & Room:the kitchen area is excellent and the open plan nature of the mill is greatvery comfortable beds excellent baths and showers loved the underfloor heating and the log firebrilliantly equipt kitchen and amazingly comfy beds we loved itthe rooms are all beautiful and the open plan kitchen-lounge area is incrediblethe beds were very comfy and kitchen facilities were great to cook a large dinner for 7
Cleanliness:very clean and well suppliedvery dog friendly clean brilliant facilities warm fantastic location for walkingthe kitchen was so well equipped the property spotlessly clean and the beds very comfortableit was perfect spotlessly clean & welcoming on arrivalthe rooms were all very clean and we would definitely come back again
Host:anna and jo are great hosts who were always quick to helpanna and jo we're brilliant hostshosts were extremely helpful and flexiblevery helpful hosts-thank youi hired the cottage to host my family and bridal party throughout my wedding weekendRead more reviews
Location:great location in hathersageamazing location and simply beautiful propertythe location was also perfect for usgreat location and everything you could needa short walk to the lovely village
3. Rural home for two (from USD 95)
This barn loft is situated in a scenic countryside location, where you can enjoy sweeping views of lush greenery surrounding the place. It comes with one bedroom that can comfortably accommodate two guests.
There is a kitchen with cooking basics for easy meal preparation. The balcony is a great spot to enjoy your breakfast as it offers comfortable seating areas as well as panoramic views. Those traveling with kids can take advantage of the kid-friendly amenities, such as the travel crib and baby bath.
Leaping Hare Barn - Rural loft escapeFlagg, Buxton Derbyshire, United KingdomSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:a beautiful well equipped and comfortable property with lovely views across the fieldsslept like babies due to super fresh air cozy bed and quiet surroundingsgreat location easy parking very clean and tidy comfortable furnishings and lots of little touches
Cleanliness:spotlessly clean and beautifully decoratedit was spotlessly clean and had lots of lovely touchesvery clean and perfect for a getaway with our young familythe place was spacious very clean and the bed was comfythe accommodation is very clean has some lovely features and has everything you need
Host:lovely place and great hoststhe host was very helpful responsive and friendlyvery friendly and welcoming hostsjane was an amazing host greeted us on arrival and ensured we had everything we neededjane is a great host responding promptly to requests for help and is very friendlyRead more reviews
Location:perfect location situated not too far from buxtongreat location for getting to all attractions in the peaksthe location is ideal for trips around the whole of the peak districta fantastic place to stay with lovely walks very close byleaping hare barn is beautiful the location is perfect for a relaxing and quiet getaway
4. Charming cottage with WiFi (from USD 71)
This charming stone cottage is spacious enough for two guests, featuring one cozy bedroom and one full bath. The lounge area comes with a soft couch, a library for those who want to enjoy a good read, and a log burner to keep you warm on cold nights.
Tea and coffee are provided, along with a fully equipped kitchen for whipping up delicious breakfast meals, so you can start your day right. A barbecue grill is available for intimate dinners outdoors.
A cosy cottage for two in the Derbyshire Dales.Wensley, England, United KingdomSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:it was very comfortable with access to wonderful walks to local villages and pubswell equipped kitchen and a nice little fireplace for rainy daysthe kitchen was well equipped and the living room was comfortable to relax in
Cleanliness:it was very clean and comfortableamazing value for a clean cozy and relaxing staya beautiful affordable clean place to staylovely cottage in the peak district exceptionally clean comfy bed was much bigger than i anticipatedcottage was super cute clean and had everything we needed
Host:wonderful airbnb hosts are lovely and very responsivewhich was just so kindtrudy was very kind and responsivegreat host with great communication and very easy check inRead more reviews
Location:great location for walkinggreat location really peaceful but close to matlock and buxton to visit for food/shopping etcbeautiful little house is a great locationthe village location was perfect very pretty surroundingsplenty of nice walks straight from the house / easy drive away
5. Luxury private en-suite annex, Bakewell (from USD 96)
This attractive and cozy room is located in the annex of a private home, close to the center of Bakewell and Ashford-in-the-Water. Attractions close by include Haddon Hall, Chatsworth, the Monsal Trail, and Castleton, along with many lovely Peak District walking trails. The room is separate from the house and features a king bed, leather sofa, TV with DVD player, and DAB radio. There is a private, ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower. Continental breakfast is provided as well as tea and coffee making facilities, a fridge, and breakfast bar. A bicycle is free for loan by guests and parking and wireless Internet are also provided.
Private En-Suite Annex & Parking, BakewellBakewell, Derbyshire, United KingdomSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:room is far better than an upscale hotel with all the amenities you could ever needthe apartment was exactly as described and was quiet and very comfortablethe apartment had everything we needed including a lovely breakfast which jo topped up dailythe room itself was stunning and cosy with lots of facilitieswe had a very comfortable night stay
Cleanliness:spotlessly clean and comfortable roomroom clean and tidy and well appointedthe accommodation is very clean neat and tidythe room was so nicely decorated and immaculately cleanjo was very welcoming and keeps the place really clean with lots of nice touches and local info
Host:hosts were really friendlyquite simply the perfect hostshe was a lovely host who met us and showed us around herselfjo was the perfect hostjoanne was a lovely host and very welcomingRead more reviews
Location:what a lovely find in a lovely locationbeautifully presented and in just the right locationperfect walking distance to town and gorgeous areas like ashford in the watergreat location and great hostsit was the perfect location for our early festive weekend in the peak district
6. Private annex at Peak District riverside location (from USD 105)
This modern and attractive room is set in the annex of a private home, next to the River Wye in Cressbrook. The room offers direct access to the garden and a deck where wildlife and water views are available. The property is well located for exploring the Peak District with its walking trails, cycle routes, and climbing. The room has a king bed, television, coffee and tea making facilities, and a small fridge. Continental breakfast is provided to guests. The room has a private bathroom with a shower. Free parking and Wi-Fi are available for guests’ use during their stay.
Private annex at Peak District riverside locationCressbrook, England, United KingdomSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:beautiful views and a lovely roomthe amenities are excellent and so is the breakfastlovely breakfast to wake up to with a view on the riverthe room itself is cosy and has the perfect viewthe standard of the room was exceptional along with the stunning location and excellent breakfast
Cleanliness:so clean and cosycleanliness - totally spotless we could not fault how beautifully clean the annex wasthe room was exceptionally clean and comfortablethe cottage was clean and modernthe room itself was spotless and had some special touches throughout
Host:wendy & stephen were perfect hostswendy and stephen were the perfect hostswendy and stephen are great hostswendy was a lovely host thoughtful and intrusivethe hosts are very welcoming and happy to deal with requests and queries promptlyRead more reviews
Location:perfect location for a relaxing weekendvery close to the monsal trail and good location for accessing all areas of the peakswe loved the location and had fun exploring the trails right on our doorstepamazing place to stay perfect location for exploring the monsal trailan amazing find in a beautiful picturesque location with easy reach of local walks
7. Barn end luxury self-catering barn for 2 people (from USD 222)
This quaint self-catering converted barn is located in Ashbourne in the Derbyshire Dales, within easy access of the Peak District and Dovedale. The open-plan living and dining area features a wood burning stove, TV with DVD player, iPod docking station, and free wireless Internet. The kitchen comes well-equipped with all necessary appliances. The bedroom features a king bed and there is a bathtub in the room. A separate en-suite bathroom offers a shower. In the grounds, guests can enjoy a barbecue and are welcome to explore the surrounding farm.
Barn End Luxury self catering barn 2 personsAshbourne, England, United KingdomSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:apartment looks better than the photos some really nice thoughtful little touches throughoutwe loved the enormous bath (as did our 1 year old ) and super comfy bedthe setting is beautiful & the barn was so comfortable and relaxing
Cleanliness:very clean and tastefully decoratedgreat decor and very cleanfantastic bnb very comfortable clean and tranquilthe whole place is spotlessly clean and exactly what we wantedthe house was beautiful clean and pleasant
Host:lovely place with a great hosthost was friendly and easily contactablehost was very welcoming and everything we needed was therepam and her family are fantastic and extremely thoughtful hostspam has been very accommodating leaving fresh bread and home-made biscuits for our arrivalRead more reviews
Location:the location is stunningidylic secluded rural location but within easy walking distance of ashbournegreat location too central base for lots of attractionsgreat location on a farm but a stones throw away from shops and pubslovely place the location was great and not too far away from local shops
8. Gorgeous coach house hideaway, Sheffield near Derbyshire (from USD 82)
This quaint and cozy accommodation is located in a coach house in the gardens of a private home in the Sheffield suburb of Dore. The property is a 10-minute drive from the Peak District National Park in neighboring Derbyshire and is a 20-minute drive to Chatsworth House and Gardens. It is also ideally placed for a visit to the center of Sheffield with all its shops, restaurants, and theaters. On the ground floor is a living and dining area with wood burner, TV with Freesat, and a well-equipped kitchenette. There is also a bathroom with a shower. Upstairs is a bedroom with a double bed. Guests are welcome to enjoy the lower garden area in front of the Coach House and there is free parking and Wi-Fi available on-site.
Gorgeous Coach House hideaway, SheffieldSheffield, England, United KingdomSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the cottage is stylish comfortable and well equippedgreat cozy cottage very comfortable with everything you needa beautiful place for rest and relaxation comfy bed and pretty garden to view the british wildlifethe bed was super comfybed was super comfy
Cleanliness:cottage was clean and cosya beautifully decorated and clean little housethe house was charming and really cleaneverything we needed was provided it was high quality spotlessly clean and really well thought outbeautiful cottage with everything you could possibly need for a lovely stay spotlessly clean and stylish
Host:everything was top spec the host was so kind and went above and beyond the call of dutyamanda is a great hosthighly recommend and amanda & ian are great hoststhe host was very welcoming we were left with eggs bread milk and juiceamanda and ian were very hospitable and gracious hostsRead more reviews
Location:ideally located near the train station and bus stops for routes into central sheffield or the beautiful peak districtrestaurants close by easy access to city centre on the train or busclose enough to the city but equally close to the beautiful peak district and derbyshire countrysidelovely cottage in a fab location a stones throw away from dore and totley train stationa very convenient location with easy access to surrounding areas
9. Rocking stone cottage: beautiful rural retreat (from USD 238)
This contemporary barn conversion is nestled in a beautiful rural location, offering stunning views. On the ground floor is a large, open-plan living and dining area offering views across the valley from large windows. There is under-floor heating and a log burner in the traditional fireplace. Freeview TV and a DVD player are included, as well as several DVDs for guests to enjoy. The kitchen comes well equipped for a comfortable stay. Two outside areas offer relaxation and a barbecue. The cottage, which dates back to the 1700s, has two ensuite bedrooms upstairs, both with a freestanding bath and a bathroom with walk in rain shower. One bedroom has a king bed while the second has twin beds which can be converted into a super king. Bathrooms come with complimentary shower and bath gel, soap, and shampoo as well as fluffy cotton towels. Free Wi-Fi and parking are offered to guests.
Rocking Stone Cottage - Idyllic Rural RetreatBakewell, Derbyshire, United KingdomSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:great fast wi-fi was fantasticthe cottage is larger than i expected full of thoughtful touches and with stunning views from every roomthe 'living room' area was just as lovely with a settee and two lovely chairsthere are fantastic views from the kitchen/dining room space and the front bedroom in particularwifi was great and it is well stocked with dvd's and board games
Cleanliness:the barn itself is extremely cozy clean and comfortablethe cottage is spotless with extremely comfortable bedsvery comfortable spotlessly clean and very stylishly decoratedinside the house is stylish cosy and very cleanthe cottage itself is delightful - full of period charm but also very modern and clean
Host:hosts were very welcoming and helpfulrachel and jerry were the perfect hosts for our bank holiday weekendhosts were fantastic from start to finishpeople are very friendly and helpfulshe was incredibly helpful and unbelievably hospitableRead more reviews
Location:perfect location for visiting bakewell and matlockwhat a fabulous place in an amazing locationamazing property in a secluded location yet only 10 mins drive from bakewellit is better for people with a car cuz the location is a little bit trickythe location is stunning and has so much character
10. The garden cottage (from USD 121)
This beautiful garden cottage sleeps two guests with one bedroom. It is nestled in the grounds of a listed Manor House in the center of the Derbyshire village of Brassington. The Old Gate Pub close by is recommended for good food and local beers. An open-plan living and dining room contains a kitchen and French windows looking out over the garden. The bedroom features a king bed and bathroom with roll-top bathtub and shower. Free parking is available on the property, which features a large garden. Complimentary wireless Internet is provided throughout the property.
The Garden CottageDerbyshire, England, United Kingdom
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Amenities & Room:the wine candles torch and toiletries were a nice touch and the wifia warm and comfortable cottage just off the road in the middle of a typical derbyshire villageit had everything we needed for a comfortable stay and was very cosythe house is cosy and comfortable with a gorgeous bath and cosy stove for colder eveningsthe space is a perfect size for a couple and the decor is very warming and comfortable
Cleanliness:very clean and tastefully decoratedbeautifully clean stylish and in such lovely surroundingsthis is a beautiful little cottage tastefully decorated and very cleanwe found garden cottage to be cosy and cleansarah's cottage is beautifully appointed and sparkling clean
Host:sarah is a good host who can be contacted at any timesuper host with easy instructionsarah was very helpful and would love to come againsarah is a great host and we look forward to stopping again in the futurethey were great hosts and responded to everything we needed very quickly throughout our stayRead more reviews
Location:excellent location for walkingit was an ideal location for our stayexcellent location with a great enclosed gardengreat location for visiting the area and lovely walk from the doorcentral village location - very close to the excellent pub (highly recommend )
11. The Barn @ Dale End House, Gratton near Bakewell (from USD 313)
Dale End House is one of six farmhouses in Gratton, Derbyshire and is located on a quiet lane. The area is surrounded by unspoiled countryside, offering mountain biking and walking, but is only a six-mile (9.6 km) drive from Bakewell and Matlock. The Barn and the Lodge are self-catering and bed and breakfast accommodation, nestled in the land surrounding the farmhouse. Both have unbroken views across the countryside. There is a spacious, open-plan living room in both properties featuring sofas and television and a dining area. Each bedroom has a private bathroom. Two of the bedrooms feature king beds while the third has a queen bed. Wireless Internet and free parking are provided for guests.
The Barn @ Dale End House, Gratton nr BakewellDerbyshire, England, United KingdomSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:it has a great communal lay out and the en suite bathrooms are fantasticfantastic power showers heating controlled in each roomit is very spacey and i loved we all had our own bathroomyou have lots of room to spread out and the kitchen appliances/bathrooms were all great qualitydale end was brilliant with en-suites in each room and temperature control
Cleanliness:spotlessly clean and looked afterfantastic accommodation - spotlessly clean beautifuly decorated and well equippedexceptionally clean spacious there were 4 adults & 5 kids & had plenty of roomeverywhere was spotlessly cleanvery clean finished to a high standard
Host:paul & sarah were excellent hosts toohosts are very helpfulpaul and sarah were great hoststhe hosts were great friendly and communicativepaul and sarah were the most welcoming and helpful hosts we had ever stayed withRead more reviews
Location:super accommodation in a truly lovely locationbeautiful accommodation in a stunning locationlovely rural location beautiful setting spacious and yet cosyabsolutely beautiful and comfortable house in a stunning peaceful locationthe location is perfect for visiting places such as bakewell and matlock or even just enjoying local walks
12. Charming two-bedroom cottage (from USD 147)
A 17th-century cottage with wood accents, this Airbnb vacation rental will let you experience the authentic country life. It is located in the heart of the beautiful village of Litton, near many local shops and pubs. The house comes with two bedrooms that can sleep up to four guests comfortably. The guests will also enjoy the stylish sitting area, fully functional kitchen with dining, and the spacious private bathroom. Additionally, it has a courtyard with a wooden table and chairs and barbecue facilities, which is ideal for entertaining guests and lounging on a sunny morning.
Luxury Peak District Cottage, Close to ChatsworthLitton, Derbyshire, United KingdomSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the cottage is beautifully decorated and very well equipped and made for the most relaxing and comfortable staywe really enjoyed our stay the cottage was very comfortable and beautifully decorated
Cleanliness:spotlessly clean and very comfortable bedsreally clean & well equipped with lots of detailed touches that make a stay at holborn cottage so relaxingreally clean however cow housed very nearby so loads of flies and animal noisesRead more reviews
Location:the location is very nice and close to the most of the tourist locationswonderful cottage with a great location ideal for walks straight out the front doorit is in a great location with pub shop cycling and walking all on the doorsteplovely location lovely venue really enjoyed our treat awayfabulous cottage in great location for exploring the peaks
13. Fully furnished log cabin
If you’re looking for romantic accommodation in Derbyshire, preferably one that is away from the busy streets and noise, then you won’t regret booking this log cabin in an isolated woodland. The cabin has a rustic design with an open-floor-plan that has a cozy sitting area, a unique dining set-up, and a functional kitchen. It’s one bedroom comes with a queen bed that is perfect for two people. Another reason you should book this accommodation is its garden that has outdoor furniture and a hot tub. With its many features and facilities, you and your special someone will certainly have the best time here.
Woodcutters Cabin with Hot Tub + Air ConditioningSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the wifi was good the bed was very comfortable and the hot tub was perfectthe cottage is really cosy bed nice and comfy and hot tub set up for arrival
Cleanliness:everything was spotlessly cleanthe cabin was stunning and very cleanhad a great stay the log cabin was clean and had everything we neededit is exactly as described; stylish fantastic quality touches and spotlessly cleanthe cabin was perfect warm and inviting as well as clean and well equipped
Host:charming accommodation and excellent service from hostspecial touches from the host were greatly appreciatedthe hot tube was ready to go with friendly staff checking it everyday so it was just rightdon't hesitate to book this place nicola is the perfect hostRead more reviews
Location:location was nice and quietperfect location for a quiet getawaya perfect location and cosy well equipped cabinthe location is very quiet & peacefulthe location is secluded and quiet and close to the lovely town bakewell
A vacation in Derbyshire, UK
Enjoy everything that nature has to offer in Peak District National Park and other green areas of Derbyshire, while staying in comfort in a quality Airbnb vacation rental.
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