Bank House

Winster, Matlock, Derbyshire

Large and lovely Peak District house for family gatherings in a historic village, with pubs and a shop in walking distance


9 beds


6 bedrooms


Sleeps 14

Children welcome
Babies welcome

The Experience

This grand old house sits in its own grounds looking over the village church; the courtyard outside was the site of the last known duel in England in 1821. It’s an exceptional place with original flags in the hallway and stone mullioned windows but with bang up-to-date smart TVs, a superb modern kitchen and glass doors leading to the terrace.

You won’t feel on top of each other either with plenty of space to spread out, wood-burners to warm you, a long dining table for convivial meals indoors or out on the terrace on sunny days looking over the rolling lawns of the garden. Here you can play croquet or boules or have a barbecue.

Stroll into the vibrant little village for two good pubs and a marvellous community shop. Walk for miles in the wild moorlands, hills and valleys around you, visit Chatsworth or Haddon Hall. Return to much comfort, lots of good board games and a special ice bucket for multiple bottles of champagne.

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We think you'll love

  • Staying in such a swish house
  • Having so much space
  • Spending time in the garden in summer or by the fire in winter
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You should know

  • It’s not for those with limited mobility
  • No dogs allowed


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 3pm
Check out
By 10am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 2 nights, 3 nights in high season.
1–14 January.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Pub 5-minute walk.


Nightly price
from £611
Weekly price
from £2714
Damage deposit
2 child's singles available. Cot available.
1 House for 14
From £6119 beds6 bedrooms


A beautifully tasteful, spacious and somehow timeless home from home with original features blending seamlessly with all the very best and luxurious mod cons. Perfect for family get-togethers.

Julie, Sawday's inspector

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The neighbourhood

The once prosperous lead mining village of Winster is now a conservation area set in the limestone dales of the White Peaks. Walk to pubs and the community shop in the village, as well as the National Trust property of Winster Market House, which has exhibits on the village’s history and a scale model of the town. You’re surrounded by wonderful walking country for hearty hikes or gentle strolls.

Local points of interest from Jayne Clayton

  • With its large walled garden and spacious open spaces, Bank House makes an ideal choice for family gatherings and friend’s reunions. And If it’s a special occasion we can organise a caterer to cook for you.
  • Bank House is the perfect place from which to explore the Peak National Park and all it has to offer. Set within the picturesque village of Winster, there are two great pubs and a shop within a five minute walk.
  • Located in the White Peak area of the Derbyshire Dales, you’ll find miles upon miles of walking routes and cycle trails. We’ll provide books and maps to set you on your way.
  • Plenty of outdoor activities are available nearby, including water sports such as canoeing or Kayaking, sailing, fly fishing, mountain biking, abseiling, rock climbing, caving…the list of opportunities is endless.
  • There are Many Historic houses, parks and garden are also on your doorstep. The magnificent Chatsworth House and Estate is only 5 miles away and the grand Tudor Haddon hall with its impressive Elizabethan gardens is even closer.
  • There’s also an abundance of Family attractions including Gulliver’s Kingdom and the Heights of Abraham Cable Car, Go Ape at Buxton, and Alton Towers is only an hour away.


Jayne Clayton

Jane and her husband Richard came to the area to go to a wedding. It was their first visit to the Peak District and they were smitten! They fell in love with Bank House at first sight, plan to retire here one day, and hope that guests will enjoy and appreciate the house, the village and the whole area as much as they do.