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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in the Amber Valley, Derbyshire your home away from home

Amber Valley is known as the ""Heart of Derbyshire"". Set amidst the scenic hilly countryside are small market towns, tranquil river valleys and green areas of woodland. The River Derwent makes its way through this National Heritage Corridor which celebrates the nostalgic era of steam and many notable historic events. The Amber Valley has many stately homes, parks and gardens which are a riot of spring colour with rhododendrons and azaleas.

Things to Do in the Amber Valley, Derbyshire Ride a Historic Tram

The Crich National Tramway Museum offers endless trams rides along its tramway route on the fleet of historic electric trams. The museum is set in an quaint village with a pub, old fashioned sweet shop and a tram depot. It also offers spectacular views across the Derbyshire countryside.

Walking and Boating

This scenic area is ideal for those who enjoy hillwalking with some stunning scenery and wildlife. The Cromford Canal offers flatter countryside walks along the towpath. It is also ideal for kayaking, canoeing or renting a boat for a gentle day trip. Shopping

Denby Pottery is a great place to pick up seconds and there are many other factory outlets close to your Amber Valley holiday home. The small market towns offer family-owned shops and farmers' markets whilst the nearby cities of Nottingham and Derby have superb and extensive shopping malls.

Places to Visit Near the Amber Valley, Derbyshire Wingfield Manor

Set outside the village of South Wingfield, this seemingly peaceful stately home has a turbulent history. It was here that the Babington plot involving Mary Queen of Scots was hatched. Belper

This small market town is full of small local shops and family owned stores as well as larger high street names. There are some interesting antique shops and cafés and there is a monthly Farmers' Market selling local produce. The De Bradelei Stores is a unique shopping outlet in a beautifully restored local mill. Matlock

The scenic town of Matlock has many shops and points of interest. The Masson Mill was a water-powered cotton mill driven by a water wheel from 1783 and is now a world Heritage Site.  

Weather in the Amber Valley, Derbyshire

The Amber Valley has mild winters rarely dropping below freezing, and warm summers. Temperatures in August average 21°C (70°F) and the area has moderate rainfall and some cloudy days throughout the year.

Travel to the Amber Valley, Derbyshire

The nearest airport to your holiday home in the Amber Valley is the East Midlands (EMA) Airport which is 12 miles (19km) away. Trains frequently run to the nearby cities of Derby and Nottingham. Alternatively, consider driving to your Amber Valley holiday home as it is just 10 miles from the M1.

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      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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      Cottage #1769753
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        Cottage #8117637
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          • 4 BR
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          Cottage #6856539
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            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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            Cottage #1860724
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              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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              • 2 BR
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              Cottage #6581460
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                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                • 4 BA
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                Multiple rentals House #1011814
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 1 BA
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                  Multiple rentals Cottage #6788213
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                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                    • 5 BR
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                    Multiple rentals Farmhouse #899651
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                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                      Bungalow #1731448
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                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                        • 2 BR
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                        Bungalow #8158012
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                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                          • 9 BR
                          • 9 BA
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                          Multiple rentals Barn #1767414
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                            Multiple rentals Cottage #6788213
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                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                              Apartment #6117030
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                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                • 9 BR
                                • 6 BA
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                                Multiple rentals Farmhouse #899651
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                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                  • 6 BR
                                  • 4 BA
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                                  Multiple rentals Barn #1767414
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                                    Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                    Cottage #8173489
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                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                      Cottage #1887405
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                                        • 4 BR
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                                        House #8112385
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                                          Multiple rentals Cottage #6788213
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                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                            Cottage #8148808
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                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                              • 2 BR
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                                              Multiple rentals Cottage #6788213
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                                                Good! 3.9/5
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                                                • 2 BA
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                                                Cottage #8075768
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                                                  • 4 BR
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                                                  Cottage #1840619
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                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                    Cottage #1678481
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                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                      • 4 BR
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                                                      Multiple rentals Farmhouse #899651
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                                                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                          House #8156286
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                                                            Apartment #8045354
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                                                              Cottage #1968865
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                                                                Cottage #1963807
                                                                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                  • 5 BA
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                                                                  Multiple rentals Cottage #1011814
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                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                    Multiple rentals Cottage #1011814
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                                                                      Cottage #8113765
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                                                                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                        House #8131655
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                                                                          Apartment #1966932
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                                                                            Cottage #6772153
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                                                                              Cottage #1967313
                                                                                • 2 BR
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                                                                                Apartment #8119382
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                                                                                  Cottage #8125089
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                                                                                    Cottage #1965466
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                                      Cottage #8159332
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                                                                                        Cabin #8148738
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
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                                                                                          Cottage #1863653
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                                                                                            Cottage #1967944
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                                                                                              Cottage #1968663
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                                                                                                Cottage #1970009
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                                                                                                  Cottage #1965079
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                                                                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                                                                    Cottage #1859477
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Fantastic place for great and peaceful holidays!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The cottage is so pretty and cosy. It has everything that you need for a special holiday with a home feeling. It is very well connected to enjoy the beautiful Derbyshire! You are also closed to supermarkets, local shops and pubs! Great place and we highly recommend it!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 18-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Great place, comfy bed, relaxing.

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Had a lovely, relaxing stay. Comfortable bed. Local high street had lovely little places to get lunch or a hot chocolate. Really enjoyed the stay.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 18-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Delightful little cottage, wonderful stay.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This is a very beautiful little place which feels safe and very clean and has been refurbished to a very high standard. The owner was most helpful and pleasant and I would love to spend some time here again. Highly recommended.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 16-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017