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The Cavendish Hotel

The Cavendish Hotel

The Cavendish Hotel

The Cavendish Hotel
  • AA 4 Star Hotel
  • AA 2 Rosettes
  • Signpost
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Hotel with 24 rooms £163-£280 prpn


Church Lane,
DE45 1SP


Church Lane,
DE45 1SP


There has been an Inn here for so long that it is uncertain when it was built. Originally the Peacock Inn owned by the Duke of Rutland, it became the property of the Duke of Devonshire (and still is) in 1830. Becoming the Cavendish in the early 1970's it has been operated since 1975 by Eric Marsh, latterly with Philip Joseph under contract on behalf of Chatsworth Estates.

A closely knit team is dedicated to looking after guests as individuals, not merely room numbers. The hotel exudes a quiet elegance, with extensive artworks and antiques and regular refurbishment work. Our 2 AA Rosette (86%) awarded dining room is overseen by chef Mike Thompson. Add to this the glorious views over Chatsworth Estate and the result is that elusive element - tranquillity.

Rooms: 24

Children welcomeTelephoneRadioTelevisionSatellite TVTea/coffee making in bedroomsMinibar in bedroomsLicenced (table or bar)Packed lunches providedSpecial diets availableLounge for residents' useLaundry/valet serviceNight porterIroning facilitiesConference facilitiesChristmas special programmeTravel agent bookingsSnacks/afternoon teaBaby listening servicePrivate parkingGardenTotally non-smokingDogs/pets NOT acceptedBuilding of historical interestCentral heatingLaundry facilitiesElectric shaver pointsTelephone (public)FishingPony trekking/horse-ridingGolf available (onsite or nearby)Restaurant open to non-residentsVisa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVegetarian diet availableAmerican Express acceptedDesignated smoking areaWiFi or internet accessDVD playerEuros acceptedEvening mealsHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableReal log/coal firesStaff fluent in Polish

Locted within Chatsworth Park Children welcome from any age.



Plan route to The Cavendish Hotel using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SK 254720  Lat: 53.24521 Long: -1.62036

From M1, J29 take A617 westwards to Chesterfield and A619 to Baslow, signposted Baslow, Bakewell, Buxton and Chatsworth. From north west (Manchester) take A6 southeast through Stockport, signposted Buxton, after Chapel en le Frith, turn left A623 (signposted Chesterfield) to Baslow. From southwest M6 junction 17, take A534 to Congleton, A54 to Buxton, A6 to Bakewell and A619 to Baslow. The Cavendish Hotel is in the village centre.


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • TelephoneTelephone
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Satellite TVSatellite TV
  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Minibar in bedroomsMinibar in bedrooms
  • Licenced (table or bar)Licenced (table or bar)
  • Packed lunches providedPacked lunches provided
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
  • Laundry/valet serviceLaundry/valet service
  • Night porterNight porter
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Conference facilitiesConference facilities
  • Christmas special programmeChristmas special programme
  • Travel agent bookingsTravel agent bookings
  • Snacks/afternoon teaSnacks/afternoon tea
  • Baby listening serviceBaby listening service
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • FishingFishing
  • Pony trekking/horse-ridingPony trekking/horse-riding
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Restaurant open to non-residentsRestaurant open to non-residents
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • American Express acceptedAmerican Express accepted
  • Designated smoking areaDesignated smoking area
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • Euros acceptedEuros accepted
  • Evening mealsEvening meals
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
  • Staff fluent in PolishStaff fluent in Polish

Locted within Chatsworth Park Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
    • YesGravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesEntrance to reception
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
    • YesBar
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
  • YesClear surfaces such as glass doors have contrast markings


  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesWet room
  • YesBath with support handrails available


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 5
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesNut free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan


  • YesProprietors/staff available 24-hours
  • YesEmergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities
  • YesStaff have had disability awareness training
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