The Old Smithy | Hall Farm Holidays

The Old Smithy

2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests


At a glance

  • Recently refurbished interiors
  • Free-standing bath
  • Luxurious and romantic getaway

About the property

The Old Smithy provides luxurious living accommodation in a quiet village location near the Peak District. This beautifully restored property is perfect for a small family or group looking to explore the local countryside. With wood panelled flooring and open-plan living throughout, the cottage feels spacious, bright and airy. The living room and kitchen are equipped with all the mod cons including a 3D TV and coffee machine. The cottage also has some great features including a romantic super-king sized bed and a luxurious bath to soak in after a day out walking. Just outside Ashbourne and only a 20 minute drive from the Peak District, this cottage is an idyllic retreat to explore the Peaks and Dales of Derbyshire.

The space

The Old Smithy is a modern barn conversion with everything you need for your retreat to the country. The barn has been lovingly refurbished to provide a quaint retreat for you to get away from it all. The spacious open plan living area leads to a well-equipped kitchen with dishwasher and free-standing fridge freezer. The ground floor has a cosy twin room with an en-suite shower room which is perfect for small children. Upstairs the beamed master bedroom is spacious with plenty of room to fit the super king-sized bed plus an extra single bed if required. The en-suite includes a large free-standing bath. Outside there’s space to sit out and admire the views of the local countryside or for some al fresco dining.

Guest access

The Old Smithy is accessed via a private driveway into the courtyard. If you are arriving late keys can be left in the lock box for you to access the property.

The Old Smithy is part of three barn conversions in the village of Hollington, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Homemade cake, eggs and milk from the local farm await your arrival, plus the friendly pet sheep in the field!.

Keep in mind

Check-in: After 3pm

Check-out: by 10am

Deposit: 50% to confirm your booking with the balance due a month before your arrival date.

Cancellations: Please refer to our t&c's

Book with Confidence: If you are unable to travel due to Covid-19 travel restrictions please contact us and we will either transfer or refund your booking.

Maximum occupancy: 5 adults

House rules

  • Strictly no smoking
  • 2 well behaved dogs are welcome at £30 per dog per stay
  • Please keep noise to a minimum


The Old Smithy is located in Hollington not far from the market town of Ashbourne. Within a short walk is the Red Lion pub where you can get excellent pies and local ales. Further afield The Horseshoes, Long Lane comes hightly recommended. Ashbourne itself has everything you’d expect from a traditional market town including cobbled streets and numerous shops and restaurants.

Within a 10 minute drive you’re in the Peak District with plenty of fantastic walks and sights to explore including the picturesque valley at Dovedale as well as Thor’s Cave in the Manifold Valley. If you’re a water sports enthusiast, make a trip to nearby Carsington Water where you can go sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, cycling and fly fishing. For thrill-seekers Alton Towers is also within a short drive making this the perfect base for an adventure filled escape.

For those looking to plan day trips please contact Philippa who would be happy to provide you with recommendations.

Getting around

We recommend travelling by car so that you can easily explore the local area. There is private off-street parking for two cars at the property. The property is readily accessible from the M6 and M1 and there are a number of routes in each direction to get you into the heart of the Peak District.
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Note: Master first floor bedroom suite with bespoke king-sized bed, single bed and ensuite. Twin bedroom ensuite shower room.
Maximum number of adults and children is 5
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