Hargate Hall Apartments
Located just five minutes from the centre of famous Buxton, this Victorian country house offers self catering apartments for 2 to 10 people with free Wi-Fi and open fires. Built in 1899 as a gentleman s residence, Hargate Hall is set in seven acres of parkland near Buxton, in the centre of the Peak District National Park. Converted to apartments in 1990, it now offers fully furnished and well equipped accommodation for a relaxing break. Apartments vary in size, from one bedroom to three bedrooms however all contain modern conveniences such as flat-screen televisions, DVD players, digital channels and free Wi-Fi, to ensure a comfortable, home-from-home feel. Some rooms boast mezzanine style floors, ideal for older children. Apartments also feature fully equipped kitchens, giving you the freedom to either prepare your own meals or enjoy one of the many dining options found in Buxton. Well maintained decor and tasteful furnishings provide a relaxing space in which to unwind after a full day enjoying all of the area s attractions. The heating in the apartments is operated by a pound coin meter which guests can use. Being in the heart of the beautiful Peak District National Park, Hargate Hall offers a fantastic location to for a break of any duration. The Peak District was the first National Park to be established in England and is now the most visited in Britain. Dotted with picturesque villages and scenes of natural beauty, it is a vastly popular location for both the new and seasoned visitor. A wealth of activities and pursuits ensure there is something for everyone, ranging from mountain biking, caving, rock climbing and hang gliding to summer fetes, antiques shopping and visits to the area many historical houses and attractions. Chatsworth House, one of England s most grandiose stately homes, is located a short distance away, with its stunning architecture, impressive art collection and scenic grounds. The nearby village of Castleton boasts 4 grand caverns, including the Blue John Cavern, named after the attractive variety of Fluoride found only in the immediate region. Founded by Romans and originally named Aquae Arnemetiae, Buxton has a long history as a spa town with its geothermal spring rising at a constant temperature of 28c. The popular tourist attraction of St Ann s Well, a shrine to St Ann since medieval times, allows visitors to bottle limestone filtered water piped directly from the spring. The town also offers many sites of historical interest and of course the stunning architecture for which it is famed. The University of Derby s Buxton Campus is home to the Devonshire Dome, which with a diameter of 174 feet is the largest unsupported dome in the county. The Pavilion Gardens offer 23 acres of award winning ornamental gardens and lakes, as well as its popular miniature railway. Buxton s Opera House is home to the Buxton Festival, one of the largest opera based festivals in the country, as well as the International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival. A wide choice of shops restaurants and bars ensure you are certain to find the ideal meal or drink to wind down and relax after exploring the town s many sites and activities. PLEASE NOTE - The heating in the apartments is at an extra charge and operated via a coin operated meter.
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