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Reviewed 21 June 2015

Stayed 2 nights in the Solicitors room. We enjoyed our stay and the room was very comfortable. We had a very nice welcome from Tim and shown into a very nice sitting room and provided with a pot of tea and a delicious slice of ginger cake. Breakfast was superbly cooked by Tim. We had one evening meal which while...

Thank Judith P
Shropshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2015

We stayed for one night in the Magistrates' room and enjoyed the experience, although it is on the front of the building and very close to the road so a bit noisy. The room was of a reasonable size, however, the en-suite is tiny - just the width of a shower with the shower at one end, toilet at the...

Thank lindaraw
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2015

we have just stayed in this charming b and b and enjoyed its unique character and warm welcome from Tim. The Hayloft room was ideal and well equipped with a large comfy bed and tea and coffee was plentiful. It is within easy walking distance of the Town and well worth a stay.

Thank June W
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 15 June 2015

I and my wife stayed three nights at The Old Lock Up. To stay in an old prison was an unusual experience. The Coachman's Room was a little small and the bathroom tiny. Everything clean and a very good bed. The breakfast was great! The well preserved building was an attraction by itself. and so was Wirksworth despite somewhat limited...

Thank Olav B
Reviewed 14 June 2015

We stayed at this B&B on a deal which was excellent value for money. We were in the Hayloft room which is one of two rooms in the coach house and was probably the smallest of the four rooms available which is to be expected when on a deal for one night. The room was very comfortable with all the...

Thank Roy f
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Lovely little guest house in the busy town of Wirksworth in Derbyshire. Just a one night stay in this characteristic olde Police station, full of mystery and authenticity. We stopped in the solicitors room a well appointed room to the rear of the property nice bathroom and comfy bed in a quiet location, a few steps away from the town...

Thank Mickcoates
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Overall a good experience. Stayed for two nights in this quaint converted police house. Comfortable and cosy room. Breakfast was lovely with a good choice of foods. A good base for exploring Derbyshire. Would recommend to friends and family.

Thank RTH435
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Wonderful place to stay very clean and bedroom lovely. Host excellent as was breakfast. Husband had a flying experience in a tiger moth booked so we decided to stay overnight beforehand, made a lovely break and will use again when in the area. Don't hesitate book it!

Thank angela129
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Everything was spot on , room was great . Felt really welcome and breakfast was amazing. Old school decor but me and my girlfriend loved it . So quirky magistrates room was amazing, amazing exposed brickwork.

Thank Brysingh
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Girlfriend booked a couple of nights here back in april and we loved this quirky b&b, lovely village with great pubs and nice places to eat and many good walks. We are looking forward to staying here again soon.

Thank Paul J

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  • 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: ₹ 6,855 - ₹ 7,998 (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”
 of 5 bubbles MarianI661, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“each room individual, Hayloft is small but has bath, the coachman lovely room, shower only”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 456captainm, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The Solicitors room was very spacious and airy.”
 of 5 bubbles carolynunity, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms of exceptional quality”
 of 5 bubbles 835annw, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
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