Traditional Well Equipped Lodge in Ashbourne

The Landal Sandybrook is a traditional well-equipped vacation lodge with one double bed with flat-screen television and one twin. There is a bath with an overhead shower. The modern cabin building has a fridge/freezer, two bedrooms and can accommodate up to 4 people, pets are also allowed. Amenities include an indoor heated pool, fishing just 3 miles away, wifi, and pet-friendly. There is a choice of lodges with one, two, three and four bedrooms with quality furnishings.

This vacation cabin is ideal for short breaks away and holidays throughout the year. The cozy cabin building has an outdoor hot tub in the Spa lodges only, a flat-screen television with Freeview/DVD, CD, wifi, a kitchen with a microwave and dishwasher, a bath and/or shower, bed linens, duvets and towels, verandah with garden furniture, double glazed, cots and highchairs at an additional charge.

The cabin building is located in Ashbourne, Peak District a lovely spot with winding cobbled streets, with welcoming Market Place and handsome Tudor and Georgian heritage, it is known as The Gateway to Dovedale. You'll want to explore the spectacular limestone landscapes of the southern White Peak or take a leisurely walking tour around town to discover its fascinating history and architectural design. There are more than 200 listed buildings to include historic almshouses, genteel townhouses and fine coaching inns. You'll want to take a look at the Grade I listed Old Grammar School, known as the longest in sign in the world at The Greenman public house on St John Street or the beautiful St Oswald's Parish Church with its 212 feet high spire, which has been described by classic author George Eliot as the finest single spire in England.

Ashbourne also has some great foodie links, with the original recipe for Ashbourne Gingerbread being acquired from French prisoners of war, the personal chef of a captured French general who was kept in the town during the years of the Napoleonic wars between 1799 to 1815. The timber-framed Gingerbread Shop which is now a Birds Bakery can still be seen in St John Street and the Original Ashbourne Gingerbread can be purchased locally. There is great shopping in the area thanks to several small, family-run businesses and a weekly open-air market. You can browse for quality food and drink, fine antiques, designer fashion and so much more, then relax while enjoying your morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea in one of the cafes, inns or tea rooms.

Ashbourne is also known for its ancient tradition of Royal Shrovetide Football, turned up or started by famous players to include Prince Charles, The Duke of Devonshire and Sir Stanley Matthews. It is played each Shrovetide Tuesday and Ash Wednesday, it is a unique and unruly event that bears little resemblance to the modern game. Cyclists, walkers and horse riders will appreciate the fact that the town also sits at the start of the traffic-free Tissington Trail a green gateway to Dovedale and the Pennine Bridleway, which links up further north with the popular High Peak Trail.

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