Award winning luxurious barn conversions nestling on the western edge of the Peak District National Park.
A range of beautifully restored Kerridge stone buildings providing three prize winning self catering holiday cottages. A guest commented that the cottages are “……..of superior quality, beautifully fitted out! The best we have ever stayed at!” …… The cottages are graded 5 star gold by Enjoy England and are winners of the Marketing Cheshire Self Catering Holiday Provider 2014 Gold Award, Gold Award winners of Green Business Tourism Scheme 2014, Awarded Peak District Environmental Quality Mark 2014, Awarded Peak District Environmental Quality Mark 2013, Highly Commended Self Catering Marketing Cheshire Awards 2012, Winner of Cheshire’s Sustainable Tourism Award 2011, Gold Award winners for Green Business Tourism Scheme 2011, awarded Peak District Environmental Quality Mark 2011, NorthWest Tourism for All award 2009, Cheshire’s Self Catering Holiday 2009, Cheshire’s Access for All award 2009 and Highly Commended Cheshire’s Sustainable Tourism Award 2009.
The luxurious self catering holiday cottages offer accommodation in the village of Rainow. They are located in the grounds of Kerridge End House, a former Gentleman’s residence built in 1837 for John Mellor. Kerridge End is in the conservation area of the village, which lies in the foothills of the Pennines, straddling the Cheshire boundary of the Peak District National Park.
Rainow is blessed with a massive network of well-maintained footpaths, in total 44 miles, varying from quiet rambles to tough hill walking on rugged moors. The famous Gritstone Trail runs through the village. For the cyclists there are the Riding the Ridges and the Grit and Gears cycle routes close by.
The beautiful Peak Park with its many attractions is on the doorstep. The historic city of Chester and Chester Zoo, the UK s leading wildlife attraction, are approximately 1 hours drive away. There are many pretty villages with fine pubs, shops and restaurants within easy reach. Local attractions include several National Trust properties such as Tatton Park, Little Moreton Hall, Lyme Park, Quarry Bank Mill and Dunham Massey, to name but a few. The local market towns of Macclesfield, Buxton, Bakewell, Ashbourne and Leek, which provide shopping and sightseeing opportunities, are within easy driving distance.
Trains run from Macclesfield, which is less than 2 miles away and is on the main line from London, for the short journey to the bustling city of Manchester with its many galleries, museums and theatres. Alternatively a forty minute drive will take you to the heart of Manchester or to Legoland Discovery Centre which is located in the Trafford Centre. Manchester International Airport is less than half an hours drive away. Similarly Liverpool, a city which also oozes culture and heritage is also approximately one hours drive away. It is a city which has a glorious past as a mercantil hub and gateway to the New World. Today it has become a destination for art and museum lovers and fans of the Mersey Scene .
Alton Towers Resort and Theme Park is approximately 50 minutes drive away.
Winner of Enjoy England’s Gold Award for exceptional quality of accommodation & service 2016
Winner of Enjoy England’s Gold Award for exceptional quality of accommodation & service 2015
Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015
Winner of Marketing Cheshire Self Catering Holiday Provider Gold Award 2014
Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014
Winner of Enjoy England’s Gold Award for exceptional quality of accommodation & service 2014
Green Tourism Gold Award Winning Holiday Cottages 2014
Awarded Peak District Environmental Quality Mark 2014
Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013
Winner of Enjoy England’s Gold Award for exceptional quality of accommodation & service 2013
Awarded Peak District Environmental Quality Mark 2013
Highly Commended Self Catering 2012 Marketing Cheshire
Cheshire Highly Commended for Self Catering Holiday Provider of the Year 2012
Winner of Enjoy England’s Gold Award for exceptional quality of accommodation & service 2012
Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2012
Winner of Cheshire’s Sustainable Tourism Award 2011
Awarded Peak District Environmental Quality Mark 2011
Cheshire’s First Green Tourism Gold Award Winning Holiday Cottages 2011
Winner of England’s North West Tourism For All Award 2009
Cheshire Self Catering Holiday of the Year 2009
Cheshire Access for All Tourism Award 2009
Cheshire Highly Commended for Sustainable Tourism Award 2009
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