Welcome to Luxury Holiday Homes Derbyshire

Luxury Holiday Homes Derbyshire is a family run business. We want to welcome you and your stay is important to us. We have four beautifully prepared cottages in the heart of the village of Two Dales, near Matlock, Derbyshire.

Two Owls Lodge

Two Owls Lodge

Treat yourself to this stylish, detached holiday house for up to 3 people. Huge lounge with great scenic views. Situated within 45 acres of private woodland with magnificent, expansive views of the valley. Surrounded by wildlife.

Special Features

  • 1 Kingsize and 1 Single
  • Ample Parking
  • Country walks nearby
  • Nearby pubs and restaurants
  • Log Burning Stove
  • Private patio
  • Scenic Location
  • Short Breaks available
  • Sleeps maximum 3
  • Cream tea on arrival

Brookside Retreat

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Brookside Retreat

Lovely traditional Derbyshire Cottage in the village of Two Dales between Matlock and Chatsworth. Sleeps 2

Special Features

  • Kingsized Bed
  • Bathroom with shower cubicle, bath, wash hand basin and W.C.
Enclosed patio and grass seating area
  • Central heating
  • Country walks nearby
  • Private parking (x1 car)
  • Nearby pub
Short breaks available
  • Tea/coffee and scones on arrival

The Haven with Hot Tub

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The Haven with Hot Tub

A characterful Stone Built Cottage where all accommodation is on one level. Located close to the Peak District National Park, Chatsworth, Bakewell & Matlock, this lovely 2 bedroomed, pet friendly stone-built cottage offers comfortable accommodation for the holidaymaker.

Special Features

  • 1 Bathroom, with a shower over a corner bath
  • 1 Double Bedroom, with an en-suite washroom
  • 1 Twin bedroom
  • Nearby Pub
  • Private Parking x2 cars
  • Short Breaks Available
  • Sleeps 4 maximum
  • Scenic location
  • Tea/coffee and scones on arrival

Little Haven

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Little Haven

All accommodation is on one level. Ideal romantic break accommodation, sleeps 2. Little Haven is tucked away in the little village of Two Dales yet situated close to famous Bakewell (capital town of the Peak District National Park), outstanding Chatsworth and popular Matlock.

Special Features

  • 1 Kingsized Bedroom with en-suite double shower room
  • Enclosed planted courtyard area
  • Central heating
  • Country walks nearby
  • Nearby pub
  • Private Parking for x1 car
  • Short breaks available
  • Sleeps 2 maximum
  • Tea/coffee and scones on arrival

Two Dales Village in the Derbyshire Peak District

two dales village in the derbyshire peak district

All our properties are in the peaceful hamlet of Two Dales in the Derbyshire Peak District.

Read More about Two Dales here…

There’s lots to do and see in the Derbyshire Peak District

Matlock Bath

If you like seaside attractions, but not necessarily the sea, then the best thing to do is to head to a town that has seaside attractions, but miles from the sea.

Chatsworth House and Gardens

If you’re planning a visit to Derbyshire and the Peak District, then Chatsworth House and Gardens provide a great day out for all ages. There are references to a manor in the Chatsworth area in the Domesday book, back then it was called Chetel’s-worth, meaning “the Court of Chetel”.

Tissington Trail

The Tissington Trail runs for 13 miles from Ashbourne to Parsley Hay where it is joined by High Peak Junction.

High Peak Trail

The High Peak Trail runs for 17.5 miles from High Peak Junction, near Cromford, to Dowlow, 6 miles south of Buxton.

Monsal Trail

After a £2m restoration scheme, the Monsal Trail an 81/2 mile stretch of railway line between Bakewell and Blackwell Junction near Buxton, is now open again after over 40 years.


Peak District cycling has routes for all the family. If you haven’t cycled for a long time, then opt for cycle hire in the Peak District on a fun and easy-going route for all ages and abilities.

Peveril Castle

The imposing ruins of Peveril Castle stand high above the pretty village of Castleton in the heart of Derbyshire’s Peak District. Mentioned in the Domesday survey, Peveril Castle is one of England’s earliest Norman fortresses. The keep was built by Henry II in 1176. 

Bolsover Castle

This romantic residence – built by Sir Charles Cavendish in 1612 and completed by his son William – is a fantastic place to immerse yourself in the Golden Age of Chivalry.

Hardwick Estate

Welcome to Hardwick, whose stunning houses and beautiful landscape have been shaped by a cast of thousands.

Historic Houses, Castles and Stately Homes

If historic houses and stately homes are more your thing then the Peak District & Derbyshire have some of the best in the country with Chatsworth, Haddon Hall and Renishaw Hall.

Alton Towers

The Alton Towers Resort Theme Park has an amazing selection of thrill rides and family attractions. Head deep underground and experience the terrifying Nemesis Sub-Terra.

Matlock Farm Park

Set in part of a 600 acre working farm, the Park provides a great day out with varied activities for all the family.

Crich Tramway Village

Take a tram ride through time at Crich Tramway Village, home of The National Tramway Museum – an ideal destination for all ages.

Gulliver’s Kingdom, Matlock Bath

If you ever meet somebody who has been to Derbyshire Peak District, it’s highly likely they will have been to or heard of Matlock Bath. And one of the most popular things to do in Matlock Bath is pay a visit to Gullivers Kingdom.

Chatsworth Farmyard at Chatsworth House

The working farmyard offers people of all ages the opportunity to handle the animals, learn about food production and find out more about poultry, cattle and sheep, to name but a few.

Family Fun Attractions

There’s a huge variety of things to do in the Peak District and Derbyshire. With visitor attractions to keep everyone entertained – something for everyone to enjoy!

Bakewell Town – Shopping

When you stay in one of our luxury self catering holiday homes in the Derbyshire Peak District, you will be less than fifteen minutes from Bakewell, one of the most popular market towns in Derbyshire.

Heights of Abraham – Matlock Bath

The Heights of Abraham is located in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales in the picturesque village of Matlock Bath that is a unique place with something for everyone.


To the South of Darley Dale is the town of Matlock which is a former spa town situated at a sharp bend in the River Derwent.

Haddon Hall

This Medieval and Tudor manor house is an absolute gem. Inside, there is a fine example of a medieval kitchen; and an Elizabethan long gallery – the most modern room in the house!

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What’s On in Derbyshire

Matlock Victorian Christmas Market

6th – 8th December 2019

Now in it’s 24th year, the Matlock Victorian Christmas Market has become a major event in the town’s calendar.

Over the weekend Hall Leys Park is transformed into a traditional Victorian Market, with over 200 stalls and in recent years has included a continental style food market selling a wide range of interesting and tasty Christmas treats.

Read more about Matlock Victorian Market

Matlock Bath Illuminations

7th September – 27th October 2019

When the summer comes to an end in the Derbyshire Dales, there’s always still plenty to do, and one of the most popular attractions during the Autumn months is Matlock Bath Illuminations.

This immensely popular family event is visited by approximately 100,000 visitors each year to watch the unique display of illuminated boats traversing up and down the Derwent River at Derwent Gardens in Matlock Bath.

Read more about Matlock Bath Illuminations

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The Patio Area on beautiful sunny afternoon

The Escape

This luxurious lodge is as impressive as the location. With an exceptionally large and comfortable lounge and dining area, the views through the impressive floor to ceiling windows are superb. Large fireplace with wood burning stove.