A luxury Hotel with a sense of style and customer service from a bygone era - In
the village of Ashford-in-the-Water in Derbyshire’s Peak District, close to the Chatsworth
Estate, the Hotel features an AA 2 Rosette Highly Commended fine dining restaurant,
and tastefully decorated rooms with views over the river and gardens. The perfect
canvas of tranquillity and halcyon calm; for a holiday, weekend break, corporate
event, function, wedding or civil ceremony.
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season at The Riverside House Hotel. We hope you will join us, when we will provide
you with an indulgent, relaxing and most of all festive season.
The Riverside House Hotel offers several special interest breaks involving traditional
country pursuits and bespoke packages tailored around specific activities, all inclusive
of accommodation, breakfast and dinner (or packed lunches if appropriate). Cycle
hire can be arranged through the Hotel.
Flowing past the hotel garden is the River Wye; considered one of the County’s finest
rivers for Game Fishing, with native Brown and Rainbow Trout - To round off the perfect
day our Chef will even cook your catch. Falconry days can be organised in the hotel
gardens, with aerial displays, instruction and hands-on activities – These events
are also ideally suited to corporate entertaining and company events. The peaceful
gardens and the gently meandering river provides the perfect setting in which to
begin exploring the artistic possibilities offered by the region, which has always
attracted painters, sculptors, writers and other artists, lured by the backdrop of
natural splendour and tranquillity on which they can exercise their creative palette.
Mentioned in the Doomsday Book, Ashford in the Water is situated in Derbyshire’s
Peak District National Park - Established in 1951, and the first of its kind in England.
It attracts people from all over the world who come to find peace, tranquility and
adventure, experiencing some of England’s finest climbing, caving, walking and cycling.
The village itself is a short distance from the picturesque towns of Bakewell, Matlock
and Buxton, and conveniently situated for access to the Derbyshire Dales, the plague
village of Eyam, Iron and Bronze age sites, the Chatsworth Estate with its famous
house and gardens, as well as a wide choice of National Trust and English Heritage
sites scattered liberally throughout the region, such as: Calke Abbey, Hardwick Hall,
Bolsover Castle, Eyam Hall, Haddon Hall, Peveril Castle, and Renishaw Hall (home
of the artistic Sitwell family), to name but a few.