We are so excited to finally have some light at the end of the tunnel for our proposed opening date!! We have two key dates for your calendar... Saturday 17th April & Wednesday 19th May


Firstly, let’s talk about Rafters BY THE Riverside... inline with government guidelines we hope to open the gates to our beautiful garden for you to enjoy. From the 17th April-16th May on Saturdays & Sundays we will be offering food, drinks & more to be enjoyed in our garden or taken further afield. We will have a limited number of outside seats but we encourage you to bring your own picnic blanket with you just in case there is none available. You will also be able to click and collect picnics to take with you into the Peaks or over to Chatsworth House. Keep an eye on our social media for more updates on what food & drinks will be available on what days.


THE BIG ONE... (hopefully) Wednesday 19th May. You can now make  reservations for stays, lunch & dinner by clicking HERE. We have opened our diary up to the end of 2021. For wedding enquiries please email us direct on enquiries@riversidehousehotel.co.uk We look forward to welcoming you all very soon.


Welcome to Rafters at the Riverside.

Riverside House Hotel is a 14-bedroom hotel, situated on the river Wye in the picturesque village of Ashford-in-the-water, Derbyshire. Nestled in the heart of the Peak District, this former shooting lodge consists of two Superior bedrooms, Rafters & Kingfisher. Four House Rooms on the 1st floor of the original Grade II listed building & 8 bedrooms in the Garden Wing extension. Four on the 1st floor overlooking the River Wye & four on the ground floor that benefit from French doors leading to their own private patio area with direct access to the garden & river. Now headed up by the team behind the Iconic Rafters Restaurant in Sheffield, Rafters at Riverside House has undergone  full refurbishment.


The Menus

Locally sourced

Where possible, all our ingredients are sourced sustainably and locally from our partners in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire areas.


A Great British tasting experience

Unique tasting experiences designed to take diners on a culinary journey that encapsulates a nostalgic love of food. Come and enjoy what we and our team love to do; create the ultimate dining experience.

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The Rooms

Our rooms are currently having a complete facelift, follow us on social media for updates and photos

Get in touch

For all enquiries please contact:


Riverside House Hotel
Fennel Street
DE45 1QF