Billys Bothy Offcote, Ashbourne


Key features:

  • Sleeps 12 + 4 + cots
  • Sauna, hot tub hire
  • Hen parties
  • Large family Groups
  • Catering
  • Garden, rural area
  • Biker friendly
  • Private parking

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No Pets
Off Road Parking
Real Fires
Garden Available
No Smoking
Short Breaks
Children welcome
Open at Christmas
Open All Year
Conference Facilities
Hot Tub
Games Room
Historical Building
Single Sex
Hen Parties
Stag Parties
All Fuel Included
Central Heating
Electricity Included
Linen Included
Full Cooker
Washing Machines
Tumble Dryers
High Chairs
Ironing Board
Cots Available
CD Player
iPod Dock
TV / Video / Hifi / DVD
Tea & Coffee
Evening Meals
Air con
Heated Floor
Hair & Beauty


Billys Bothy- Sleeps 12 to 16. Weeks , weekend and mid week short breaks available, sorry no pets. Large Groups, family gatherings, hen parties.

Billys Bothy . This large, luxury, 5 star self-catering  character cottage is peacefully located within 10 acres of private pastureland and large  beautifully landscaped gardens in the grounds of historic Offcote Grange. The lush fields surrounding the property are grazed by cattle, sheep and our cheeky pet donkeys.  A large nature pond is available for guests to  relax around , bring your binoculars to see the multitude of wildlife that will surround you. Billys is located just 1 mile from the historic market town of Ashbourne with its many cafes and eateries, galleries and antique shops, and a short drive takes you to the spa towns of Buxton, Matlock  and Matlock Bath, the market town of Bakewell, Belper and  the pretty lead mining town of Wirksworth. There are many quaint villages to explore such as Hart. Tissington and Osmanton with its thatched cottages.

Full of character, with pretty arched windows and beams in all rooms, this Derbyshire, self catering cottage has stone and oak floors throughout scattered with beautiful  Indian rugs, with the luxury of full central heating and a cosy wood stove its a delight to return to after your days out exploring.

There are 5 comfortable bedrooms in the main house and an option of a 6th annexed bedroom if required at extra cost. These rooms have 4 double bedrooms and two twin bedrooms all of which are ensuite. Within these bedrooms are 4 single sofa bed/chairs and a double sofa bed is located within the lounge as an option. Total sleeping capacity including the optional room can be up to 16 with 6 en suite bedrooms. There are also 2 travel cots for our younger guests.

All bedrooms have flat screen LCD TV’s with free view and wi fi within these rooms. Hair dryers  are provided too.

There is a large comfortable lounge with an ancient truss across the centre and an oak gable end which overlooks a private patio and orchard with patio furniture, BBQ and fire pit. The lounge has a cosy wood burning stove and wood is provided free of charge for those colder nights. For your entertainment a large flat screen LCD Smart TV , DVD  provided. A radio and IPOD dock is also provided and Wi Fi is available throughout the property.

Our beautiful dining room has a large hand-made table which can sit  14 to 16, ideal for that special occasion and those intimate meals with friends and family. Two high chairs are provided.

You may choose to cook for yourself in our extremely well equipped galleried, farmhouse style kitchen which looks over into the entrance hall.  Alternatively we can offer you the luxury of delicious home cooked meals to enhance your stay and tantalize your taste buds. Try a Mad Hatters tea party or luxury buffet or BBQ. We have many caterers  we use that will need to be booked direct.

The kitchen has a large fridge freezer, microwave and mictrowave oven, full halogen double oven cooker, slow cooker, smoothie maker, liquidiser/ blender, large wine cooler, dishwasher, washer and drier.  A coffee maker and cafetiere are also provided. 

All linen, towels, iron, ironing board, hairdryers, clothes airer, baby bath, potty, changing mat, high chairs and toilet stand are provided

We have an onsite sauna and a hot tub which are available by arrangement to help you relax after a long day out . pampering can also be arranged. These along with catering must be booked in advance and there is a small charge per person.

Our cottages are very popular for hen parties, birthdays and special occasions and along with meals and pampering many activities both at the cottages or around them are available to make your stay memorable.

Here at Offcote Grange we have land available overlooking the valley , its is beautiful landscaped and has 2 sites on which you are able to have a marque, tepee or yurt  for wedding parties. Please ask for details.

We also cater for small private corporate events and a projector, screen, whiteboard and internet are available.

Cycle storage  by arrangement and private off road  parking for many cars.

Visit our main website for full details. When enquiring please let us know that you originally found us on the Ashbourne- Accommodation website.


Places to go and Things to do

Activities close by include quad biking, laser tag, paint ball, water sports and activities at Carsington Water,  Alpaca Walking , climbing, caving, canoeing, gliding, paragliding, pot holing, cycling, golfing, swimming, pony trekking, walking the Derbyshire Dales, Alton Towers theme park and Waterworld. For the younger children Gullivers Kingdom and the Chestnut Centre. Pay a visit to the fascinating Blue John caves at Castleton or take the cable cars at the Heights of Abraham at Matlock Bath.

Museums include, Sudbury Hall museum of childhood, Midland Railway Steam Trains, Peak Rail, Crich Tramway Museum, The Mining Museum, Cotton museum and Mill museums on the Derwent Heritage Trail, Derby Industrial Museum. There is a new car museum at Ambergate.

Derbyshire is a haven for lovers of historic houses, some private some National Trust but some fabulous places which include the magnificent Chatsworth House, Calke Abbey, Kedleston Hall, TissingtonHall,Sudbury Hall, Eyam Hall, Ilam Hall, Hardwick Halls, Haddon Hall, Tutbury Castle, Bolsover Castle, Wingfield Manor are but a few.

But most famously must be the magnificent Peak District National Park, with its magnificent heather covered moorland and home to the Derwent reservoir and the war time tests of the bouncing bomb. A fabulous county to walk the with the many picturesque, bubbling  Derbyshire Dales, or for the more adventurous the challenging walks over the Moorland of the Peak District National Park.

A county for everyone to enjoy





Billys Bothy  ( sleeps 10 to 16 )

Mid week special offers are available throughout the year and we are offering 10% off our normal prices for any available mid week for 3 or 4 night stays,  .Sleeps 14  to 16.   Quote 10% offer Ash- Accommodation when contacting us on 0780 8899493 or 01335 344795



Offcote Grange 






Pat and Chris Walker 

Offcote Grange 





Telephone: 01335 344795


Mobile: 0780 8899493


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