Station House ref: UK11526

Hulme End, near Buxton, Leek Area

4 Stars



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  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • WiFi 
  • Pets – not allowed 


Located just a minutes walk from the Manifold Trail Visitor Centre in the small, pretty hamlet of Hulme End, Station House is an attractive semi-detached cottage set within the beautiful Peak District National Park. Surrounded by the famous natural and unspoilt scenery of the Staffordshire Moorlands and Derbyshire Dales, the area is a paradise for walkers and cyclists with many popular routes, including the Manifold Trail right on your doorstep. Hulme End itself is home to a 200 year old coaching inn and restaurant, and seasonally home-made food, cakes and quiche are served from the café which operates at the visitor centre.
Alternatively the popular village of Hartington offers a wider selection of amenities and shops, and is just a 5-minute drive. The towns of Ashbourne, Buxton and Leek can all be reached in around 20 minutes as can Britain’s premier theme park Alton Towers. Finally the market town of Bakewell and magnificent historic houses of Chatsworth and Haddon Hall can be reached in around half an hour, making this the perfect place to relax and enjoy, or use as a base and explore the surrounding countryside and attractions of the White Peak. Shop 100 yards, pub and restaurant 350 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance.
Beams throughout.
Living room: With electric wood burner, Freesat TV and DVD player.
Dining room.
Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request).
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included.


Small enclosed courtyard with sitting-out area and garden furniture. On road parking. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    100 yards
  • Distance
    10 miles
  • Restaurant
    350 yards
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    350 yards
  • Railway station distance
    11.4 miles
  • Lake
    9.9 miles (Reservoir)

About the local area

Leek is the principal town of the Staffordshire Moorlands on the south western edge of the Peak District National Park, situated in an elevated position by the River Churnet. The town has a long history being mentioned in the Doomsday Book, but it certainly pre-dates this.

In the late 18th and 19th centuries the town grew to become a centre of silk weaving and several mills were built at this time, however nothing now remains of the silk industry in Leek today. The town has a bustling shopping centre and a market every Wednesday and provides an excellent base from which to explore the south and western Peak District.

To the north within the Peak District National Park is an area of rock and heather called The Roaches, with Hen Cloud and Ramshaw Rocks, forming a gritstone escarpment which marks the south western edge of the national park. The Roaches consist of two edges, a lower and upper tier, with rock-steps connecting them. Hen Cloud is an imposing solitary edge which rises steeply from the ground. This whole area is well known to walkers and rock climbers, providing some of the best gritstone climbing in the country.

Things to do nearby

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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