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The Old Lockup

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

We have just come back from a two night stay which was brought for a present for my birthday .it was a very enjoyable .we were in the solicitors room which was very comfortable and quiet.lots of tea and coffee will a tin of very delicious biscuits.the breakfast was cooked to order.thank you Tim .we will definitely recommend thanks again.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Never been to this area before so was a little unsure what to expect but it exceeded all our expectations. Greeted by Tim with a welcome cup of tea and fruit cake, much needed. We occupied the Magistrates Room which was very warm and welcoming, every need cared for, chocolates and biscuits a lovely touch. Good choice of breakfast which...

Thank Ann W
Retford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Both my partner and I enjoyed our two night stay at the lock up. We stayed in the room called the Hayloft. The room was lovely, very clean and warm. We had two nights of comfortable sleep. Tim was an excellent host and very friendly. Breakfast was superb with a wide choice of cereals and cooked breakfast options. I had...

Thank RichB19
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I was lucky enough to have been bought a two night stay here for Mothers Day which myself and my husband used at the beginning of April . We met our son in Wirksworth to have a meal in a local restaurant and Tim made us all very welcome on arrival with tea and cake in the lounge . We...

Thank emmanicolaliam
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Warm welcome from Tim on the 23rd March with a strong cuppa and cake, spent 2 nights in the solicitors room which was very cosy and comfortable and all the facilities you need with views towards black rock... The breakfast was 2nd to none , Tim provided local information which we benefitted from, quirky little character village, The old lock...

Thank Ady S
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2016

The property is very interesting and spotlessly clean. I can highly recommend the full English breakfast. We stayed in the Magistrates room and found it to be very quiet. The owner greeted us with a hot drink and a slice of cake. Very pleasant. I think the village of Wirksworth is well worth a visit. We stayed for 2 nights...

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

On arriving at the Lockup we had to park outside on the road which was a busy road as the car park across the road was full. When we knocked on the door the owner opened the door and showed us straight to our room, the room was okay it was a bit dull but comfortable. The chocolates were a...

Thank Elena B
TimDF999, Owner at The Old Lockup, responded to this review

It is always disappointing when guests are not fully satisfied with their stay. To clarify, on this occasion guests were offered tea or coffee which would have been accompanied by cake but the declined. I asked if they wanted to be shown straight to their room and they said they did. I also did say that they could park in...

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with my boyfriend for two nights and had a lovely weekend. We stayed in the Coachman's room which was really nice. Very old fashioned and traditional decor but this gave the room such a homely and cosy atmosphere, with adorable added touches. The full English breakfast that Tim made was honestly one of the best cooked breakfasts I've...

Thank KirstyMM93
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2016

This was our 13th or 14th stay I think (I have lost count) and it was as great as each and every time before. The Old Lockup is a wonderful place to stay and I can't see a time where we stop visiting. My partner and I both work long, tiring hours and as soon as we walk in, we...

Thank yma2013
Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We felt very welcomed by Tim at the Old Lock Up. Fascinating building, beautifully decorated. We appreciated the open fire on a chilly January evening. Our breakfasts were super and Tim catered for our glutenfree and veggieness very well. We also made use of the jacuzzi - an extra bonus.

Thank Cathyabrown

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1842 as the magistrate's house and later used as a police station The Old Lockup is now a quirky but luxurious guest house boasting four double bedrooms, all en-suite, and fantastic breakfasts. Set in the Derbyshire Dales on the edge of the Peak District National Park and just four miles from Carsington Water there really is something for everyone. Chatsworth House, the Tissington and High Peak trails and more walking than you can shake a stick at are all on the doorstep. Looking for an unusual place to spend that romantic break? Well maybe you just found it! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Lockup

Address: 46 North End, Wirksworth DE4 4FG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Wirksworth
Price Range: ₹ 6,270 - ₹ 7,951 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Lockup 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Solicitors Room was good”
MarianI661, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“each room individual, Hayloft is small but has bath, the coachman lovely room, shower only”
PeteandAly, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back of the B&B would be quieter from passing cars, but this didn't really bother us.”
456captainm, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The Solicitors room was very spacious and airy.”
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“All rooms of exceptional quality”
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