This is an old building with some parts cooler than others. There is underfloor heating in each bedroom downstairs, underfloor heating with thermostat in the kitchen area and the rest of the house is heated by radiators controlled by a thermostat at the top of the stairs. Feel free to adjust the heating accordingly, but please be mindful of the environment and don’t waste energy. 

The thermostats have been pre-set.  These can be altered to suit your comfort by following the instructions in the images below (instruction cards can also be found with other appliance manuals in the top drawer near the fridge). 

Pre-set Temperature

The Thermostats have been pre-set.  These can be altered to suit your comfort by following the instructions in the images above.  Further information can be found here

Thermostat controls



The pedal bin the kitchen is for general waste, and there is a pull-out bin for recycling in the cupboard beneath the fire blanket. Wheelie bins are located in the parking area. General waste goes in the small grey bin and recycling in the bin with the blue lid (glass in the box compartment, plastics, cardboard, paper and tins in the main part). 


There is a complimentary basket of logs if you wish to light the log-burner. There is a fireguard under the stairs and please use the protective gloves as the handle of the stove will get hot. Please do not put hot ashes in the bin. Additional logs can be purchased from The Village Stores or Peaches General Stores in the village. 

Children & Pets

There is a highchair is in the cupboard under the stairs (please clean it after use) and the travel cot is in the wardrobe in the main bedroom upstairs. Please don’t let your dogs onto sofas or beds. There are pet gates across the stairs off the living area. To operate, pull across the retractable barrier, hook into the slots, push down and twist to lock in place. Twist anticlockwise to unlock and release. 

There is an XBOX 360 with a few games suitable for 7 years and older and a DVD player in the smaller wooden chest in the lounge (not the one the TV is on!). A selection of games, books of local walks and folder with local walks can be found in the cupboard in the lounge.  Please let us know if any pieces are missing from the games.  

Please don't let your dogs onto the sofas or beds.  There are pet gates across the stairs off the main living area. To operate pull across the retractable barrier, hook into the slots, push down and twist to lock in place. Twist anticlockwise to unlock and release.

Electric vehicle charging

Unfortunately we are not yet set up for charging electric vehicles. The nearest charging points are located in Ashbourne and Buxton, both approximately 20 minutes from the chapel. Morrisons at Buxton has a superfast charging point. Bakewell, a little further away, also has a charging point along with plenty of cafes, shops, pubs and places to explore while you charge you car.


A simple BBQ is stored in the oil store cupboard adjacent to the back door. Please clean after use and dispose of the ash carefully once cooled. BBQ implements are stored in the top drawer near the fridge. 

Departure day 

Please empty the dishwasher before you leave and clear up after your dog. Please ensure that you leave the second set of keys in the house when you check-out. Check out time is 10am. 

If you have any suggestions for things we can improve or items we have forgotten please let us know on the suggestions card. And we’d be grateful if you let us know about any breakages or things that need fixing. 

Local shops

Hartington has a number of fantastic local shops. Peaches General Store (corner shop) and The Villages Stores are both just a very short walk away and stock a wide variety of food, drinks, newspapers, pastries, groceries, batteries etc. The Old Cheese Shop is excellent and there’s also a pet shop, antiques shop, country stores, farm shop, post office and café. 


If you can’t find all that you need in the village shops supermarkets can be found in Ashbourne (Co-op & Sainsbury’s), Buxton (Morrisons & Waitrose) and Bakewell (Co-op & Aldi).

Bus information

High Peak Buses operate the 442 service between Ashbourne and Buxton which passes through Hartington. 6 to 7 buses run daily, but please find up to date bus information online HERE or check the timetable at the bus stop in the village square. This is a handy service for keen walkers – get dropped off in the beautiful Peaks and walk back to Hartington!

Buxton Hospital

Nearest urgent treatment centre

Buxton Hospital, London Road, Buxton, SK17 9NJ
Tel 111 or 01298 214000
The Urgent Treatment Centre operates an appointment system, accessed by calling NHS 111. If you are attending without an appointment, you will be assessed by a clinician and if your condition is identified as non-urgent, you may be streamed to a later appointment, your GP surgery, or other health professional.

Chesterfield Hospital

Nearest hospital with accident & emergency department

Chesterfield Royal Hospital, Calow Top Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5BL
Tel 999 or 01246 277271

Hartington Surgery

Nearest GP

Hartington Surgery, Dig Street, Hartington. Open Mon to Fri 8am to 6.30pm.
Tel 01298 84315


Nearest veterinary clinic

Bakewell Veterinary Clinic, Milford Farm, Mill Street, Bakewell DE45 1DX
Tel 01629 812035

Local pharmacies

Opening times vary so please telephone for accurate information.

Bakewell Pharmacy, Unit 3-5 Holme Court, Granby Road, Granby Croft, DE45 1ET
Tel 01629 813215

Boots, Unit 1 Granby Road, Bakewell, DE45 1ES
Tel 01629 812043

Emergency house information

The stopcock can be found behind an easily removable panel of wood at the bottom of the bottom stairs, next to the map of Derbyshire.
The electrical consumer unit is located in a cupboard above the wall cupboard in the kitchen.
There is a torch in the pantry cupboard in the kitchen.