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Darwin Lake

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I booked this location through FitFarm, this review is for Darwin Lake. Booking was quick, easy and fuss free. Stephen was very helpful and answered all the questions I had about the location (and the FitFarm course). I was only ever in contact with the FitFarm staff during my stay, who were above amazing. The large house like cottages surround...

Thank LittleForestOwl
Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a Gem. This place is amazing. A collection of beautifully designed cottages hugging the shore of Darwin Lake.We stayed in the Peveril, a stunning tastefully decorated, immaculately clean and well equipped cottage, with a view of the lake.If you can tear yourself away from this idyllic place, the lovely town of Matlock is a short drive away.A last minute...

Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved our stay and cannot wait to visit again. We stayed in Riber cottage, there were 7 of us and we had plenty of space. Every bedroom has either an ensuite or bathroom. The cottage was so very well equipped, especially the kitchen/diner with everything you could want to cater for a group - a home from home....

2Thank Kirstyl81
Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I contacted Darwin Lake for VERY last minute availability as we were unable to go to our booked location due to a family emergency. Sally got back to me promptly and offered Wensley,a three bedroomed property with two double rooms & one twin,all with en-suites,and furnished to a high standard. We generally holiday in this country & always self catering...

3Thank Julie W
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Hassop, which had 4 double /twin and a single bedroom. 3 double /twin rooms had ensuite and there was a further bathroom with shower. We were 3 couples, an 8 month old and one adult and having our own bathrooms and spacious bedrooms was amazing. Living room and kitchen area were great - large dishwasher, all...

3Thank lisa r
Wymondham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We booked a room via FitFarms' arrangement with Darwin Lake Cottages, as I was on a one-week FitFarms weight-reduction course whilst my wife and our infant son were enjoying the attractions of Matlock and the Peak District. My son loved the animals at Matlock Farm Park which is just down Jaggers Lane from the cottages, and also the Matlock Aquarium....

1Thank Matthew B
Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We booked the Chesterfield house for the Easter weekend. We had a great time. The cottage was beautiful, clean and spacious. We would definitely go again. The living room had plenty of seating for all of us. We were a party of 7. It had patio doors out onto the grassy garden where there was a picnic bench. The large...

Thank ht0703
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2015

A large family group of us visited Darwin Lakes in October, for a long weekend, we had 6 cottages. All cottages were tastefully decorated, warm, well furnished and comfortable. Before visiting I was a little concerned that there may not be enough space in the cottages for 26 of us to congregate in the evenings, however this concern was unfounded...

1Thank Stevie043
Reviewed 4 October 2015

I go to Darwin lakes sporadically with friends. It's a great place to get away to, easy access by both road and rail, and as you'd expect - gives you the facilities required to make your own holiday within the beautiful surroundings.

Thank SporadicWanderer
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Myself, parents and bridesmaids stayed here and found the house very comfortable, clean and would happily live here! The rooms are all a great size. My daughter loved watching the ducks out the window.

1Thank Esther R

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Additional Information about Darwin Lake

Address: Jaggers Lane | Darley Moor, Darley Moor, Matlock DE4 5LH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Matlock > Darley Moor
Hotel Class:4 star — Darwin Lake 4*
Number of rooms: 2
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“This isn't a hotel but self catering accommodation. All properties appeared to be a high standard.”
I1306MIjuliew, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Eyam was a lovely cottage to get away from it all”
SallyA848, 6 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask for one of the newly re-furbished cottages if you want more "4 star" trappings.”
PaulE1962, 29 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Wensley is our favourite, on the end next to office so you can be as noisy as you like!!!”
Alison740, 23 Nov 2013 | Read review
“The new cottages are the best”
GordoGUk, 18 Jul 2012 | Read review
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