Derbyshire Venues & Accommodation For Every Occasion

Holidays at Gainsborough Retreats

Providing self-catered holiday cottage accommodation in the Derbyshire Peak District. A family run business, we take pride and care in ensuring our properties are immaculately clean and plentifully equipped for all your holiday needs.

Each of our sites and properties vary in size and have a unique style that you can add your own finishing touches and ideas to and tailor your holiday exactly to your liking:

Knockerdown Cottages

Explore the dramatic Peak District National Park from the comfort of our unique Farm cottages. We are 5 minutes walk from Carsington Water, a superb well known windsurfing and sailing centre.

Knockerdown CottagesThere is also excellent fishing, walking, cycling and shopping nearby. Good food is on hand by visiting the popular Knockerdown Inn just across the road, families very welcome. Our superb 3 & 4 star Farm Holiday Cottages with on site indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, games room and children's play area provide the ideal base to explore the beautiful Derbyshire Dales countryside. Visit stunning scenery, limestone caverns, quaint old towns & villages with a wide range of exciting local Peak District attractions.

Knockerdown Cottages VideoWe'll give you a warm welcome in this your home from home holiday, situated between the charming Market Towns of Ashbourne and Matlock with their cafes, bars and restaurants along with a host of local attractions. Stay in our attractive selection of courtyard Farm Cottages, several of which date back to 1869 with original features, sensitively converted for modern amenity. We also have newer cottages, designed in keeping with the originals. With 3 acres of grounds to explore we promise a holiday to remember in the Peak District. Ideal for families and groups wishing to holiday together.

Nether Burrows Farm

Nether Burrows Farm is the perfect secluded rural Derbyshire Peak District setting to have that long overdue reunion, to celebrate that special birthday or anniversary or just to get your friends together and enjoy a relaxing holiday.

Nether Burrows FarmOver 4 acres of private Derbyshire land means that there is plenty of space for whatever outdoor activities you are interested in. The natural pond has been nurtured to provide a beautiful relaxing setting for you to sit and gather your thoughts, watch the array of wildlife or to partake in a spot of fishing!

Nether Burrow Farm VideoNether Burrows Farm is the home to four large holiday cottages, each equipped for all your holiday needs. Meadow View and Willow Barn each sleep 14 people and are identical properties, perfect for larger groups with children. Sunshine Cottage was converted in 2008 and sleeps a maximum of 10 people. It has been completed to a luxurious finish with a modern twist on the country feel and has a relaxing hot tub on the terrace for you to warm up in on a chilly country evening. The original Derbyshire Farmhouse at Nether Burrows Farm has recently been refurbished to provide accommodation for 10 people and has a traditional feel of 'where grandma used to live'!

Egginton Hall

Egginton Hall provides a dramatic and impress setting for any function. The Georgian style Hall is set in 16 acres of beautifully manicured gardens and woodland.

Egginton HallAmple parking areas and gardens provide the perfect areas for marquees, tents, tipis or whatever takes your fancy. Through the woodland our dome roofed summer house is licensed for civil wedding ceremonies overlooking the lake and 18th Century petite iron bridge.

Egginton Hall Estate is the idea place for an outdoor country event and the numerous areas of the site can lend themselves to a variety of types and styles of celebration. Although mainly an outdoor venue there are a limited amount of indoor areas that are available to accommodate our great British weather.

For more information on holidays at one of our sites, view our Holidays Brochure here.

Weddings at Gainsborough Retreats

Gainsborough Retreats offer exclusive use hire accommodation and stunning countryside locations to make the start of your married life a weekend you and your guests will never forget.

Weddings at Gainsborough RetreatsAll our venues are set in the heart of rural Derbyshire so you can get away from it all and enjoy the company of your friends and family for a weekend without time restrictions or have another bride and groom arriving on your tail!

We encourage you to bring your own ideas and make your day or weekend wedding dreams a reality. Ask your friends and family to help you, choose your own band, entertainment, decorations, food and drink to really make your guests feel special. We will help in any way we can or recommend a local business to make your ideas really come to life.

For more information on hiring one of our sites for a wedding, view our Wedding Brochure here.

Events at Gainsborough Retreats

Events at Gainsborough RetreatsFor that special birthday, anniversary, christening, family reunion or just to get everyone together in one place, why not take exclusive use of one of our scenic rural sites for the weekend?

We offer stunning backdrops for you to hold your special event at and from the moment you arrive until the moment you leave, the site is yours to enjoy with your friends and family without being disturbed.

Our sites offer accommodation, parking, heated swimming pool, spa, communal dining rooms, lakeside summer houses and plenty of rolling countryside for exploring.

Our events coordinator will work with you to help in any way possible top ensure your event goes without a hitch and you make the most of all the facilities available.

For more information on hiring one of our sites for a special event, view our Events Brochure here.

Corporate Hire at Gainsborough Retreats

Take your colleagues into the picturesque Derbyshire countryside to get away from the hustle and bustle of the City and enjoy your meetings or team building in a more calming atmosphere.

Meeting rooms and communal dining room are available throughout your stay and our spacious sites means there is plenty of room for team building exercises.

Corporate Hire at GainsboroughAmple parking and separate cottages providing accommodation mean that everything can be catered for in one location, whether you are working, resting, or playing!

For more information on organising business meetings at Knockerdown Cottages or Nether Burrows Farm, view our Corporate Brochure here.