Charles Cotton Hotel

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Why We Love This Hotel

  • The Charles Cotton Hotel is ideal for exploring the Peak District National Park's walking trails and fishing spots
  • Arbor Low Neolithic stone circle is 10 minutes' drive away, and Dovedale National Nature Reserve is a 20-minute drive
  • Chatsworth House is 25 minutes' drive from the hotel and Alton Towers theme park is a 35-minute drive

Enjoyed This
"The location is beautiful and very quiet."
Nov 1, 2018 - Stockport, United Kingdom
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The Charles Cotton Hotel is in the village of Hartington, which is renowned for its blue cheeses and its links with poet and writer Charles Cotton, after whom the hotel is name. The hotel sits in the lush valley of the River Dove in Derbyshire and is 25 minutes' drive from Chatsworth House.

Arbor Low, a 4000-year-old Neolithic stone circle in the East Midlands, is 10 minutes' drive away, and Dovedale National Nature Reserve's famous stepping stones are a 20-minute drive.

The hotel is 20 minutes' drive from the spa town of Buxton -- "a confection of Georgian terraces, Victorian amusements and parks" (Lonely Planet). Poole's Cavern, a 2-million-year-old natural limestone cave, is also 20 minutes' drive away.

Alton Towers theme park is 35 minutes' drive away.

There are three cycling and hiking routes that pass within 10 minutes' drive of the hotel -- the 13-mile Tissington Trail, the 17-mile High Peak Trail and the 8-mile Manifold Way Cycle Trail.

The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and uses local produce. There is also a bar.

The rooms have free Wi-Fi. Some rooms are dog-friendly and include exposed wooden beams.



  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Complimentary parking


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: There is no extra bed available.

Pets: Pets are allowed in Pet Friendly rooms only and will be charged at £20 per stay. Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

Enjoyed This
(8 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Mexicanchillies Private Limited (T/a Charles Cotton Hotel) over the past 15 months.
4.4 Ambiance
4.6 Location
3.6 Rooms
4.9 Quality of Service
4.6 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Nice hotel nice staff
Other Comments
Travelzoo had not informed the hotel with our card details, so did not get the room we had booked because it wasn’t paid for.
Malcolm Nov 11, 2018 Wigton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The location is beautiful and very quiet.
Tim Nov 01, 2018 Stockport, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Staff were really friendly.
Ann Oct 31, 2018 Stockport, United Kingdom
Other Comments
Some rooms in annexe
Linda Oct 30, 2018 Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
food was amazing
laina Oct 28, 2018 Manchestermanchester, United Kingdom

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