About the Cottage

  • Lion Cottage
  • Living Room
  • Master Bedroom
  • Twin Bedroom
  • Dining Room

Lion Cottage is a lovely 18th century semi detached cottage. It has been refurbished to a high standard while maintaining many original features, such as an open fire, oak-beamed ceilings and exposed stonework. The cottage also has free Wi-Fi access for guests.

The cottage can be found in the centre of Birchover, within the Peak District National Park. The village has two pubs: the wonderful Red Lion and the award-winning Druid Inn (both serving excellent food), a public telephone and children’s play park.

Lion Cottage is ideally situated for exploring the Peak District on foot, by road bicycle, mountain bike or by car, and is surrounded by public footpaths in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Guest reviews

'Again, a wonderful and relaxing stay at Lion Cottage. Look forward to our stay in May. Thanks!'- Pete and Tracy, March 2018
'Well appointed cottage with comfy beds! Had great walks up to the moor daily. It even snowed for us, so did some toboganning in the fields.'- Mark, Wendy and Claire, December 2017
'A very cosy little place where we had a comfortable and pleasant stay. We will be back! Thanks a lot Jane!'- Frederique, Jonathan, Jeremy and Ish, August 2017
'Beautiful location, even on a cloudy day! So much to explore! Cottage was excellent! Thank you, Jane, for your prompt and courteous help during our stay.'- Katelynn, Jan and Amy, April 2017
'Came for our 25th anniversary, and it didn't disappoint. A lovely, cosy cottage which had everything we needed. Thank you.'- Tim, February 2017
'This was our 2nd stay here in your delightful cottage. Many thanks for your hospitality.'- James and Renate, October 2016
'We have had a great week of walking; this was the perfect base. Everything we needed in the cottage. Thanks Jane!'- Nicola and David, August 2016
'A lovely, warm, comfortable cottage. Very well equipped.'- Joy, April 2016
'What a wonderful little cottage, everything we could have wished for or needed! Look forward to our next stay. Thankyou!'- Jackie, Derek, Kurtis and Tyler, Feb 2016
'Wonderful cottage for a girls' weekend. We had the loveliest time - thank you!'- Wheats, Iso, Laura and Rachel, Nov 2015
'We had a great time. This is our 3rd visit and it was as good as the first.'- Denis, Gary and Radley, Sept 2015
'Just wanted to say a huge thank you....it really is a truly beautiful cottage, in such a pretty area.'- Cusack family, May 2015
'What a fab place! Everything we needed...Pubs lovely, walks lovely, cottage lovely. Thank you.'- Reynolds family, Feb 2015
'Lovely spot for a snowy weekend away! Really enjoyed the Castleton walk and toasty fire...."- Jeremy, Jen, Matt and Sarah, Jan 2015
'Our third visit: every bit as enjoyable as previous ones.'- Philippa and Gordon, Oct 2014
'What a glorious week! Beautiful cottage in a lovely location....Couldn't do everything we planned as so much to see here, so we will just have to come back!'- Toni, Yvonne and Tony, July 2014
'A gorgeous, comfortable, well-stocked cottage. Lovely walk up to Nine Ladies. Thank you for making our long weekend very comfortable; we'll be back to this lovely area and cottage again.'- The Brooks, March 2014
'Home from home! What a lovely cottage....we felt at home instantly, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay.'- Lorraine and Ed, Jan 2014
We have had a brilliant holiday here...This is a very comfortable and homely cottage to base ourselves....The Druid Inn is great for good food and very friendly staff.'- Simon, Alison, Evan and Sara, August 2013.
'Fantastic cottage, warm and cosy. Good reasonably priced food in the Red Lion.'- Ray and Maureen, April 2013
'Very comfortable cottage. Fantastic location. Chatsworth and Sudbury children's museum highly recommended for families. Hope to return.'- Shaun, Anya and Scarlet, Feb 2013
Our second visit, and we have not been disappointed. We feel so comfortable here. The Red Lion is great - food superb!- Handley family, Sept 2012
'Perfect cottage....very sad to leave. The moors are stunning, and Buxton is fab!'- Pilar and Andres, April 2012
‘Thank you for this lovely cottage break! I loved the place as soon as I walked in...’- Dawn and Alan, Feb 2012
'This is our second visit to this beautiful cottage. We had an amazing Christmas with our family - thank you so much Jane.'- Hodgson family, Dec 2011
'Lovely warm clean cottage. Thoroughly recommended.'- Malcolm and Rachael, Oct 2011
'Fabulous cottage, walks, countryside, food and weather! AND, next to my own, the most comfortable bed - a rare treat in holiday accommodation. Thank you.'- Mike and Janet, Aug 2011
'Had an amazing weekend. Cottage very comfortable, with everything we needed. Would love to come back! Thank you.'- Wilson family, April 2011
'What a wonderful Christmas! So cosy, warm and well equipped. Enjoyed Christmas dinner in front of the log fire. Love the beds and the cosy homely feel. What a wonderful place! Thank you.'- Jane, Richard and family, Dec 2010
'Lovely, lovely, lovely! 5 ladies aged 50 - 80. What a glorious week - in every way. Autumn colours in Derbyshire are stunning. Nice to come home every day to a cosy cottage with comfy beds. Can't wait to come back!'- Julie and friends, Oct 2010