Underleigh House

Hope Valley, Derbyshire
Bed & Breakfast
+44 (0)1433 621372

4 comfy, stylish rooms and 2 wonderful hosts who spoil you rotten: hearty breakfasts, walking maps, packed lunches and Peak District views


4 rooms


Rooms sleep 2

The Experience

A Derbyshire longhouse in Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre country built by a man called George Eyre. The position is unbeatable – field, river, hill, sky – but the stars of the show are Philip and Vivienne, dab hands at spoiling guests rotten. There’s a big sitting room with maps for walkers, a dining room hall for hearty breakfasts, and tables and chairs scattered about the garden. Back inside, bedrooms vary in size, but all have super beds, goose down duvets and stunning views; a couple have doors onto the garden, the suites have proper sitting rooms. Fantastic walks start from the front door, Castleton Caves are on the doorstep and Chatsworth is close.


  • 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
  • Spa
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • 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
Booking restrictions
Children over 12 welcome.
Christmas, New Year, 1 January - 7 February.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Packed lunches £6. Pubs/restaurants 0.5 miles.


Nightly price
from £100
Singles £80-£110. Extra bed/sofabed available £20 per person per night.
1 Double
From £100
3 Suites for 2
From £120



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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Philip & Vivienne Taylor

  • The Peak District is a walker’s paradise and access to Lose Hill, Mam Tor, Win Hill and Kinder Scout can all be made directly from Underleigh House. A few miles away are the impressive ‘edges’ of Curbar, Froggatt, Stanage and Derwent to explore.
  • If culture is more ‘your thing’ the delights of Chatsworth, Haddon Hall, Hardwick Hall, Bolsover Castle and Lyme Park are all within easy reach. Also Derwent Valley Mills - a World Heritage site and the birthplace of the industrial revolution.
  • For history buffs, quaint towns and villages such as Eyam (the 'Plague Village'), Castleton (with its famous Peveril Castle and Blue John stone), Tideswell and Bakewell (with its Bakewell Pudding) will appeal, each having their own special associations.
  • Experience unique Derbyshire ‘well-dressings’, Castleton's underground show caves, Buxton’s summer festivals, or simply hire a bike and cycle along one of many traffic-free trails eg the Monsal Trail, Tissington Trail or the Derwent reservoirs.
  • Visit iconic film locations in the area (particularly Lyme Park, Chatsworth, Haddon Hall and Stanage Edge). Step in the shoes of Charlotte Brontë and find places in and around Hathersage that featured in her classic novel ‘Jane Eyre’.
  • Try a bit of adventure with some rock climbing, mountain biking, underground caving, abseiling, traditional gliding, hangliding and paragliding. All these popular pursuits are available in the Peak District.