Dannah Cottages

UK England East Midlands Derbyshire Ashbourne

01335 372 882   1 & 2 Townend, Main Street, Kirk Ireton, Ashbourne Derbyshire DE6 3JP

  • 2 One-Bedroom Cottages

  • Couples Retreat
Two beautifully furnished and equipped romantic cottages – in a glorious Peak District location

Run by Joan Slack of the lovely nearby Dannah Farm, along with her daughter-in-law Helen, Dannah Cottages is in fact made up of two supremely relaxing and rather romantic places to stay – the invitingly named Honeysuckle Cottage and Heather Cottage, two stunning one-bedroom stone cottages, renovated over a period of several years by the Slack family. Situated on the edge of the Peak District National Park, they're in the perfect location for enjoying the best of the southern Peaks, situated in the tiny village of Kirk Ireton, just outside Ashbourne – a thriving market town that's long been known as the gateway to the Peak District.

The two old beamed, semi-detached properties have been lovingly restored yet have a spruce, up-to-date feel. Each has a bedroom with an enormous six-foot contemporary four-poster bed, fashioned from reclaimed beams, and an en-suite bathroom with double bath and double-shower cube and a heated floor. Downstairs, each has a bright, modern kitchen with microwave, dishwasher, washer-dryer and TV, and oak-beamed sitting rooms with romantic tunnel firebowls and large flatscreen TVs. They also both open onto a terrace with Canadian spa hot tubs that are just waiting for you to jump in. Heather Cottage also boasts the 'Den', which you can use a changing room for the hot tub and is also equipped with bean bags, magazines and indoor and outdoor games. There is a hand-crafted barbecue on the patio at Heather Cottage perfect for cooking delicious food for some al fresco dining. It also boasts a downstairs wetroom, handy for those using the hot tub. As well as it’s own private hot tub, Honeysuckle Cottage has a newly minted and very luxurious barrel-shaped sauna. A cosy corner of the patio is perfect for relaxing in the evening sunshine or for a spot of al fresco dining.

Above all, though, the cottages are both memorable for the little luxuries that lurk around every corner, from the wine chilling in the fridge to fresh flowers and luxurious toiletries, all of which make them a perfect romantic hideaway for two – ideal for simply kicking back and relaxing. They are also extremely well placed as walking holiday cottages – close to picturesque Dovedale, and with the Tissington Trail and Limestone Way passing close by – but if you wanted to spend the odd day at home then... well... we wouldn't blame you.



Heather and Honeysuckle cottages are beautiful luxurious self catering cottages located in the charming picturesque village of Kirk Ireton.
Both cottages are pure luxury from top to bottom - both have their own outdoor space with private Canadian spa hot tubs, exquisite four poster beds, modern fully equipped kitchens, beautiful en-suite bathrooms and relaxing living spaces. The cottages are located next to each other but each has it's own individual style, making them completely different.


Available all year.


Three-night weekend stay or four-night midweek stay from £575 – £895.  Seven nights from £1050 – £1,595.

The Owner Says

Our luxury self catering holiday cottages are located in the glorious picturesque village of Kirk Ireton. A beautiful quaint village in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales on the edge of the Peak District.
Awarded 5 star Gold from Quality in Tourism, Heather and Honeysuckle cottages are for adults only and have the WOW factor making them perfect for an indulgent and relaxing retreat away from everyday life.
The cottages are truly very special, both very unique and individual in style, you will have everything you need, from their own outdoor terraces with private hot tubs to exquisite four poster beds, original artwork to chilled wine waiting in the fridge.
We provide towels, robes, linen and even slippers and toiletries. Some indulgent extra touches are provided such as welcoming wine and chocolate - we have thought of everything for a fabulous well deserved break.
You can completely switch off and unwind in pure luxury but there are wonderful attractions nearby to visit and explore making the cottages a perfect base.

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Contact Website  01335 372 882  Dannah Cottages, 1 & 2 Townend, Main Street, Kirk Ireton, Ashbourne Derbyshire DE6 3JP

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Getting There

From the south, leave the M1 at junction 25 and take the A52 to Derby, where you pick up the A6 towards Matlock. At Duffield pick up the B5023 towards Wirksworth and once through the village of Idridgehay make a left towards Kirk Ireton. The cottage is in the centre of the village on the left. Approaching from the north, exit the M1 at junction 28 and take the A38 and then the A610 to Ambergate, then the A6 to Belper, where you pick up the A517 towards Ashbourne. Make a right onto the B5023 at the Railway Inn and and then once through the village of Idridgehay make a left towards Kirk Ireton.


  • Gardens & Grounds
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking
  • Wifi
  • Sensational Views
  • Walking
  • Adults Only

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