NEW DATES 1 April – 16 May petsit Derbyshire UK – 1 cat
We have a friendly Cavapoo dog and a 16 year old cat, both are in very good health. You will only have to sit the cat on this occasion.
Our property is a converted barn with four bedrooms and all the mod cons you would want, including an up to date kitchen and utility room, very good Wi-Fi throughout, and a large garden outside. We have a gardener who comes to manage the exterior spaces once a week.
We’re in the village of Wootton in Derbyshire, on the East Staffordshire borders, 5 miles from Ashbourne and 5 miles from the Peak District. it is a beautiful location with easy access to excellent country walks.
LOCAL POINTS OF INTEREST
Wootton was home to visiting Swiss Philosopher Rousseau took refuge in Wootton Hall and is remembered by the Art studio in the village .. Forge studio.
George Eliot lived in Ellastone at Adam Bede House which is on main road from Wootton to Ellastone .
Ellastone has a gastro pub Duncombe Arms 1.5 miles from Wootton .
Denstone Farm Shop is must for local produce and dining but it gets busy.
Dovedale is 4 miles away and the walk to Milldale is beautiful along the River Dove. Thorpe cloud is above Dovedale and and an easy climb and flat on the top. Dovedale is home of the Sir Izaak Walton whose the author of famous guide to trout fishing on the Dove. Wootton is half way up the Weavers and some say the best view in Staffordshire .. can see the Wrekin in Wales and about 5 counties .
There are numerous walks and WCC ( Wootton Cricket Club )which has a bar and welcomes visitors . As does the Batch a coffee play area run by Daltons local dairy and ice cream/ yogurt / cheese makers .
Tissington is a picture book pretty village 5 miles away and Tissington Hall hosts concerts and summer operas! The Tissington trail is a 20 mile ex railway cycling track which runs from Ashbourne and you can hire manual and electric bikes .
Alton Towers is 4 miles away and Alton itself is lovely .
You need a vehicle to do this housesit.