Carsington Water is not far away and offers both watersport tuition and hire.
The village shop is within a minute's walk of the Cottages which also has tea rooms. There is a Post Office / general store and together with Peak Feast provide tthe basics for the Village. Otherwise, Bakewell, which is 3 miles away, has almost everything that you would need during your holiday. We regret that as we don't live locally we are unable to provide welcome packs but hope to do so in the future - we're working on it.
Surprisingly for a village, Youlgreave boasts 3 pubs, all of which serve food. The George; located opposite the Church and has a reputation for fine ale and take away fish and chips. The Bull's
Head is in the heart of the village at Fountain Square offers good value wholesome pub food.
The Farmyard has a bar and separate first floor restaurant where the steak is valued by many of our Guests. For a broader range of restaurants, Bakewell has inumerable shops serving all day breakfasts, teas and snacks, together with several well thought of Restaurants.
Peak Feast, secreted further up the road beyond Tweedledee and Tweedledum, behind Thimble Cottage, is open everyday and sells Coffees and Teas together with cakes and a selection of Pies and other foodings.
There is a small sunken stone walled courtyard garden to the rear of the cottage, accessed from the kitchen. It is ideal for pets.
There is a walled courtyard garden to the rear and side of the cottage with a secure door leading to the street. Many of our guests like this feature as they bring their own bicycles. Being walled all the way round it is ideal for pets.
We welcome well behaved pets and babies at all our cottages. Pets are not allowed upstairs at any of our cottages. We are not insured to take children at any of our cottages, only babes in arms - please take care as the stairs are steep in all cottages.
All cottages have showers as well as baths. We refurbished the bathroom at Thimble Cottage in February 2018 to include a shower over the bath - photo to be updated.
There are log burners at Thimble & Tweedle Dee Cottages which is perfect for cozy evenings in. We regret that as we do not live locally and due to the lack of storage space we are unable to
provide an initial supply of logs but we are working on a solution to this.
There is a dishwasher at all cottages except for Thimble Cottage where sadly we just couldn't fit it in but we did manage to squeeze in a small freezer.
There are DVD players and a selection of DVD's to watch at Thimble and Tweedle Dee Cottages.
For additional comfort we have installed memory foam mattress toppers at Thimble and Tweedle Dee Cottages.
Tweedledee and Tweedledum Cottages have fabulous hand carved hardwood four poster beds.
Available at each cottage plus hair straigteners at Tweedle Dee and Thimble Cottages.
The cottages are all neighbouring and are therefore ideal for holidaying with friends and family.
Many of our guests return with friends and family and book more than one cottage as they like the privacy and space of separate cottages.