Kinder Castle

From $8,498 / week



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  • House
  • 9 bedrooms
  • 7 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 16

Bedrooms: 9

Bathrooms: 7

Sleeps: 16

Type: House

Kinder Castle

Kinder Castle enjoys a magnificent isolated position on the side of the mountain of Kinder Scout in the Peak District National Park, and yet it is only 24 miles from Manchester city centre.A former shooting lodge that has been host to some great Victorians and was the hideaway of Agatha Christie, the castellated fortress encompasses a late Medieval Banqueting Hall, an original Inn, and linked accommodation around the four sides of a beautiful courtyard that make for the perfect rural retreat for family and friends to congregate and enjoy the peace and solitude. The Castle is set within the 6,000 acre National Trust Kinder Estate and is accessed ...Read more

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Kinder Castle
Hayfield, Heart of England, England

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Kinder Castle is 2.5 miles out of Hayfield village, which is situated in the northwest of the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire. Buxton lies 10 miles to the North. The house is 45 minutes drive (24 miles) from Manchester city centre and Manchester Airport. It is 28 miles (50 minutes drive) from Sheffield and 50 miles (1 hour) from Chester. There are considerable rail links from two stations in New Mills, 3 miles east of the village. It is within easy reach of the M67 motorway near Glossop in the south, with the M1 and M6 less than an hour away.Kinder Castle is in the The Peak National Park which offers many outdoor pursuits such as climbing, caving, hill walking, rambling, sailing, riding and cycling. The Peaks have annual festivals, well dressings and village fetes such as the Hayfield May Queen, the oldest Beltane celebration in the country. The area has a high number of ancient monuments, often in enigmatic moorland settings. There are many stately homes within a 45 minutes drive, including Chatsworth, Haddon Hall, Lyme Park, Harwick Hall, Eyam Hall, Kedleston and Tissington Hall nearby. The spa town of Buxton is 20 minutes away, with its famous opera house, museum and arts venues. Other Derbyshire towns and villages of interest are Bakewell with its monday market, Ashbourne, Matlock, Matlock Bath, Tideswell and Eyam.Children can be well amused at Alton Towers in Staffordshire, Gullivers World and The Heights of Abraham in nearby Matlock. Lyme Park has a great outdoor play area.Stockport and Manchester offer plentiful theatres, galleries, cinemas and museums.The area has a wealth of good pubs, cafes and restaurants. The Sportsman and The Pack Horse are the nearest at about 2 miles away and have a range of ales and large menus.

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