The Dog House ref: UK4180

Whaley Bridge, Buxton & Bakewell Area

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Pets allowed
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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Open Plan 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • More Than Dog Friendly 
  • Station within 1 mile 


The Dog House, as the name suggests, is a particularly pet friendly accommodation, located on the outer edge of Whaley Bridge, towards the picturesque village of Fernilee. Set on a quiet road, next door to the friendly owners home, yet within easy reach of the town centre, this terraced cottage is perfect for a couple or a small family, and of course, their four-legged friends. The ground floor is open plan from which you can access an enclosed garden, able to contain both children and pets, meaning you can truly relax. Moving to the first floor, you will find a double bed with en-suite bathroom facilities and French doors opening onto a small balcony which boasts views over to Taxal Edge Moor. Further stairs accessed through the bedroom take you to the second floor with twin beds for children and a vaulted ceiling with limited headroom.

Whaley Bridge is a small, attractive town at the head of the Peak Forest Canal, boasting ample walks and cycle paths, and less than a mile away is the Peak District National Park with its breathtaking scenery. Whaley Bridge town centre is complete with real ale pubs, cafés, restaurants and independent shops, all within a 20-minute walk from the cottage. The train station is also close by and has frequent direct rail links into the city of Manchester or the spa town of Buxton. The Dog House really is a fantastic bolt-hole to enjoy the Peak District National Park, with the versatility of the location making for a great stay for whatever the season. Shop ¾ mile, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With Smart TV.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Steep stairs to...

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed, French doors leading to balcony and en-suite with shower over bath, and toilet.
Steep stairs to...

Second floor

Bedroom 2: With twin beds (for children) and limited headroom.

Third floor

Fourth floor


Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Doggy extras.


Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area, garden furniture and BBQ. Bike store. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Whaley Bridge
  • Shops
    0.8 mile
  • Distance
    0.9 mile
  • Restaurant
    1 mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Whaley Bridge
  • Pub
    1 mile
  • Railway station distance
    0.9 mile
  • Lake
    1 mile (reservoir)

About the local area

The River Wye follows the Wye Valley, rising above Buxton flowing eastward through Bakewell before finally joining the Derwent at Rowsley. This is perhaps Derbyshire's prettiest rivers with its limestone uplands and superb dales.

At Monsal Dale the valley widens, the steep sided Monsal Head provides spectacular views over the valley before the river reaches Ashford-in-the-Water, passing beneath what was a medieval packhorse bridge and then again at Bakewell where there is a 13th century bridge with five gothic arches before reaching Haddon Hall.

The old market town of Buxton nestles in the Derbyshire hills and at a height of 1,000 feet above sea level it is one of England's highest towns. Its fame as a health spa dates back to Roman times.

Bakewell has an equally ancient past being mentioned in the Doomsday Book and probably also occupied by the Romans. This beautiful, small market town is situated on the River Wye and has many pleasant walks from the bridge to the town centre where there are many shops, pubs and restaurants and one of the oldest markets in the area, dating back to 1300. The renowned Bakewell Show takes place on the first Wednesday and Thursday of August, attracting both the farming community and visitors from all over the region and beyond.

Apart from the many charming Peak District villages that can be found throughout the Wye Valley other nearby places of interest includes Chatsworth House, home of the Dukes of Devonshire and the grandest stately house in the region and Haddon Hall, a medieval manor house and home to the Dukes of Rutland situated on the River Wye.

Things to do nearby

Chatsworth House

Known as one of the wonders of the Derbyshire Peaks, Chatsworth House is the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire

Glossop Sailing Club

Situated on the shores of Torside Reservoir Glossop Sailing Club welcome non members to the special family sailing days where you can enjoy a relaxing day out on the water.

The Trans Pennine Trail

The Trans Pennine Trail is effectively a coast to coast trail between Southport and Hornsea, a total of over 200 miles.

Upper Derwent Valley

The valley and its surrounding moorland contains a wealth of places to explore and enjoy. From majestic reservoirs, quiet forests to the wild open moorland there is something for everyone.

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