Green Acres Holiday Cottage
Green Acres Holiday Cottage 


Click on the images below to scroll through all of the comments which have been left in our visitors book from 2016 to June 2017.


These will give you both a 'visitors view' of Greenacres as well as a few  ideas of things to do in the surrounding area.

(Note- we have removed surnames for these on-line versions) 

We want to make sure our guests leave Green Acres Holiday Cottage feeling happy and content.

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  • Francesca, Alex, and Marianne (Tuesday, August 14 12 10:19 am BST)

    Thank you for a lovely stay. Very welcoming and helpful hosts, a lovely little cottage and a gorgeous garden. Perfect for our little family. Thanks!

  • mellor (Thursday, June 14 12 07:43 pm BST)

    had great weekend at this cottage we had very good weather to boot will come back again very soon.


 Earlier comments extracted from our visitors book 


August 15 Mhairi, Lee, Amelia and Ewan

We have all had a great holiday- thank you. Your cottage is lovely and had everything we needed. The garden is marvellous- especially for the children and we all enjoyed the campfire at the bottom.We arte sorry to be going home. Thanks for a great time.


August 15 Caroline,Matt, Jessica and Daniel

Well equipped cottage and fantastic garden which the kids loved.

Enjoyed been able to get onto thr trail so easily- nice to cycle without traffic.


August 15 Martin, Shiela, Dylan and Conor

Great cottage with fantastic garden...hope to visit again...  


July 15 The Dohertys

Really enjoyed our 2015 summer stay as much as last year.

xxx for Nell from Connor and Katie


July 15 Carlo en Jolande, Holfe and Arjan en Lisa

...We had a lovely stay here and regret leaving after a week. Its too short....


July 15 Chris and Jen

Such a friendly welcome, can't fault anything!...


July 15 John Lynne and Tom

...A delightful holiday cottage with beautiful gardens, set in the perfect location for exploring the local area...


June 15  Stephen and Vivienne

As everyone has said, a beautiful cottage, welcome etc. our second stay...


June 15  Russ Sam and Jane

Thank you for your absolutely beautiful cottage and the exceptionally friendly welcome...


June 15 Dom and Peggy

....We can only support all the nice things previous guests have written....


May 15 Lisa Clive and Luke

...the gardens are fantastic and our 5yr old loved the tree house and really had fun playing with Nell


May 15 Linda and Ian

....the attention to detail sets Greenacres above many other places we have rented both in the UK and abroad.


May 15 Jon and Sue

...delightful garden, and so well placed for a few days break in such a beautiful area.


April 15, Adam, Francesca, Ian and Hilary

Lovely cottage and a great location to get out on the bikes in this amazing countryside...


April 15, Caroline, Raymond and family

Another lovely stay, enjoyed the garden in th sunshine.


April 15 -Liz, Ben, Daniel 11m and Annie 4

...So well equipped, especially for children....especially loved the garden and the chikens and made good use of the swings and campfire...


April 15 - Liz and Adrian

Thank you for your hospitality and lovely cottage. the beds were so lovely. It was great to have suggestions for local places to visit...The birds in the garden are fantastic too.


April 15 - Hannah

1hank you for letting us stay here, it has been wonderful.  The garden is brilliant and I loved finding the eggs in the  front garden. Nell was really fun and the chickens were cute. I would love to come back here again.


April 2015- Jean-Paul,Fiona ad William

A lovely Easter Treat stay, Thank you for your very king hospitality. We would definitely return...  


Helen & Michael Ridley - 

We have had a lovely stay the cottage is excellent. Love the cake, birds and garden. A very convenient location for the walks. The locals are very friendly especially in the pubs


March 2015.

Fully justifies 4 star rating ideal for walking the Peak District. Everything here and delightful hosts. Our best cottage ever


Really lovely cottage and surroundings with personal touches to make us feel at home. Enjoyed our stay and exploring the local area. Anne & Rob you made us feel very 


Thank you for a most enjoyable visit to Greenacres. We were made to feel really welcome from the moment we arrived. The cake in the fridge and milk was a kind thought and most appreciated. Middleton proved an excellent base for our exploration of the are


A fantastic cottage, brilliantly equipped with everything we needed and wanted, plus lots of extras


Our 3rd visit we just love to come and relax - just enjoy the surroundings and go for walks. We visited the lead mine in Matlock Bath this time, it was better than expected. Very good tour guide - Adam. We look forward to coming back again


Thank you for an amazing stay the owners are brilliant hosts and made us feel at ease, property just perfect & the beds are just too comfy. Perfect location, thanks again for making it a New Year to remember


We had a lovely stay thank you for the yummy cake. We enjoyed visiting all of the Peak District now going home for a rest. Thanks again


A lovely stay in a wonderful cottage with fabulous gardens and wonderful hosts. A great base from which to travel around Derbyshire, only wish we had much longer!


We felt very comfortable and relaxed in a lovely cottage. The owners have made every effort to ensure their guests are happy.


The Jackson Family - 

A lovely stay in a wonderful cottage with fabulous gardens and wonderful hosts. A great base from which to travel around Derbyshire, only wish we had much longer!


The Asbury Family - 

We felt very comfortable and relaxed in a lovely cottage. The owners have made every effort to ensure their guests are happy.


John & Pat - 

The cake lasted two days - yummy. Lovely flowers in the vase. Very pretty area, heard an owl in the garden. Whizzed to several venues for the first 4 days, then relaxed in the comfort as we saw the birds fluttering from tree to tree in the colourful garden


Jan, John, Norman & Prim - 

Had a lovely stay, lovely cottage, lovely location. Very peaceful. Great base to find all sorts of attractions and fantastic scenery. Good time had be all.


Stephen &  Vinenne Miller - 

Such a super cottage in an amazing garden. If you are out towards Edale the Penny Pot Café next to the Station does wonderful soup and cakes. We also went to Dunham Massey - a bit far - but set up as it was in WWI as a hopsital fascinating. .. 


Rachel, Simon, Francesca & Corey - 

We have had a fantastic few days - thank you! Made even better due to the child friendly accommodation and garden




Ian & Janet - 

Thank you, Rob & Ann, for a wonderful week in a haven of peace and quiet away from it all. Magic! We loved the cottage and garden, the location is just right for various needs. The scrumptious cream sponge cake on arrival was a real treat ...


Caroline, Raymond, Lesley & Edna - 

Thank you for a great week. Looking forward to being here again at the end of the year. 


Pete, Gill, Joe And Matt Williamson - 

Many thanks for a lovely week! Great accommodation, fantastic location…..couldn't ask for more!


Karen & Bob, Norfolk - 

Great place to stay. Good pub food just down the road. Fab spot, will certainly come again. Enjoyed bird spotting in the lovely garden. Thank you Rob & Ann


What a lovely time we've had and perfect weather! Thank you Rob and Ann - you have a lovely holiday cottage, clean and peaceful. We will recommend Greenacres to our friends without a doubt. 


We can only endorse all previous comments about the cottage, the location and the hospitality of the owners


Steve Planson - 

If I was to complain about anything, you gave us absolutely nothing to complain about. Everything was perfect. Cleanliness 11/10, Welcome 11/10, Cottage 11/10. Thank you ever so much for the tea, coffee, milk and lovely jubbly cake. Smashing garden w


We all really enjoyed our stay in this lovely cottage set in wonderful location, beautiful walks and bike trails right from the door (or at least the bottom of the garden!). Just what we were hoping for. Fantastic rides out to Parsley Hay and to Cassington


We have had a lovely weeks stay. Cottage very comfortable with everything we needed. Many thanks for the cake, coffee etc. most enjoyable. Particularly liked the beautiful countryside through Dovedale.


We have all thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Greenacres. The cottage itself is well appointed, spotlessly clean and met all our needs. The garden was fantastic and our kids loved roaming and exploring. We have all had a lovely time and would thoroughly recommend


John, Fiona  And Simon - 

Where to start! A wonderful welcome (and cake!), a beautiful, beautifully equipped cottage. The most original, magical garden, and two lovely hosts (+ Nell & chickens). It was lovely to meet the family and to buy Jasmines lemonade from her little shop 


The Sandifods, Northumberland - 

We have had a lovely weeks stay. Cottage very comfortable with everything we needed. Many thanks for the cake, coffee etc. most enjoyable. Particularly liked the beautiful countryside through Dovedale. Best wishes to Rob and Ann.


Ruth, Joel & Nathaneal - 

We all really enjoyed our stay in this lovely cottage, set in a wonderful location; beautiful walks and bike trails right from the door (or at least the bottom of the garden!) Just what we were hoping for. Fantastic rides over to Parsley Hay and to Cass


Les & Lesley Paul, Washington - 

Wow, what can we say? Fantastic place to holiday (or live!) Beautiful garden - I almost wish my children were small again so they could experience it! Plenty to do in the area and a visit to the National Memorial Arboretum is a must. We 


Hannah, Andrew, Natalie & Jon - 

What a wonderful holiday! So much fun to have with billions of activities. The cake was the best cake ever! Nell is so fun and friendly. The garden is wonderful and everyone is extremely friendly. The Heights of Abraham are a wonderful day out. Thank you for the wonderful holiday.


Yvonne & Geoff - 

We can only repeat what everybody else says about Greenacres. Lovely. The welcome from Anne and Rob is excellent. Love the woodland garden and everything seems to have been thought of in the cottage. We shall tell friends about it and wish you both good luck for the future.


Great cottage to stay and visit Matlock, Leek, Matlock Bath, Buxton, and the High peak trail of course! Cottage wonderful and comfortable . We loved the local pub food . Will definitely be back.

Parmenter family April 14


The cottage is extremely well appointed , comfortable, clean and everything to hand. Ann and Rob , the owners, have been very kind and welcoming. ...We hope to return.                  

Sawdon Family April 14


Lovely to be able to walk out of the front door and straight onto the High Peak Trail and to be able to able to get to so many well loved places easily.

Noble Family April 14


The cottage is ideal in size, stylish and well equipped, its location is convenient for the High peak trail and bus services to derby , Ashbourne etc.

Barbara and Ronan March 14


The kitchen was great for cooking a Christmas dinner, We really appreciate your hospitality and whats left of the cake is going to France to show friends what a proper Christmas cake is.

The Jourdain family. Christmas 13


Cottage very cosy and good garden for the kids. Camp fire by the pond went down well.

Caley family Nov 13


A lovely cottage with everything we could wish for.

Sue and Alan Oct 13


Many thanks for the peaceful week, the cottage was perfect all we both wanted. the garden is wonderful, full of wildlife and endless peace.

Shantell and Danny Chesterfield Oct 13 


Cottage brilliant, warm cosy and clean.... Great location, lots to do in the area.... Fire pit for the pyromaniacs in the family....Plenty to do from the doorstep, car not always necessary, Excellent bus service with lovely staff.....

Mick, Pat Ian and Sandra October 13


Thank you for a perfect week away, this really is an ideal location for children. Our 2 yr old had a wonderful time exploring the garden - looking for frogs in the pond, playing in the tree house and been pushed for what seems like hours on the swing!

Matt Shirine Maya and bump Sep 13


Lovely cottage - perfect location, Rob and Ann were so lovely and friendly offering many helpful suggestions

Debbie Sep 13


Lovely cottage and garden with very helpful info regards places of real interest, nothing too much trouble, loved the cake!.

Mary and Brian Sep 13


 "The cottage itself is absolutely lovely, clean, well equipped and a perfect base for great days out...the children enjoyed their ' swallows and amazons' evenings by the campfire cooking sausages and sacrificing marshmallows. Thank you for the best family holiday ever!

The Witton family

August 2013


"what a delight ... a true gem"

Yvonne Bridgette and Marilyn 

August 2013


"a wonderful cottage with everything you could possibly need  (even with 10 month old twins1)

Chris Steph and family August 2013


"Well appointed, all required facilities, clean and welcoming .... what more could a visitor ask for?"

  the Bishops June 2012


"Great location for all the places we wished to visit. very friendly hosts and a lovely cake too! Despite the wet weather we had a very enjoyable week"

  Shelagh and Pete July 2012


"This is a wonderful and well equipped cottage. Rob and Ann made us very welcome...... As for the surroundings. well there is a wealth of places to explore for a family of four... Thank you very much for a great base for a relaxing family holiday"

  Morag and family July 2012


 "Thank you for your very friendly welcome...the cottage is lovely and well equipped! the garden is gorgeous, particularly all the beautiful birds, everything you could want in a holiday home. ... We wish we had more time!"

  Hannah Joe and Ann July 2012


" We've had a very enjoyable stay with a friendly welcome, helpful owners. the cottage has excellent facilities and is set in great location".

  Janet and John August 2012


" We are at the end of our extended UK visit , in a day or two back to Australia, and what a fitting finale! friendly faces to greet us...a peaceful beautiful little home for three nights to come back to after we'd explored Lyne Park, Castleton, Chesterfield, Ashbourne and places inbetween....

  The Glassby family August 2012 


" Great place to rest and relax....Fully equipped for living and enjoyment.... many thanks for the warm welcome!

  Margaret and Geoff Hammond August 2012


" ...very comfortable beds and lovely linen.''.. Will recomend highly to all our friends and family..."

  Harford  family August 2012


"...The cottage is lovely and well equipped, Great location...Thanks you Rob and Ann for a great couple of days we will definitely be back."

  David, Julie, Rebecca and Maisy September 2012


"Thank you for sharing your wonderful home/garden with us. We especially enjoyed the gorgeous cake and fantastic wildlife.......The Wirksworth Festival was so good we will be back next year."

 Mandy, John & Ceri  September 2012


"Wonderful cottage, spectacular views and wildlife...."

 Patricia and Bryan  September 2012


"We have thouroughly enjoyed our stay here. The cottage  has been a home from home set in a beautiful and fascinating area. The High Peak Trail has given us some great walks with many more for us to do on our next visit! Thanks you Rob and Ann for all your help and advice..."

Shirley and Alan September 2012

" ...Ann and Rob are kind and considerate hosts ready to recommend local events and culture.......the cottage was very clean and comfortable - felt like a home from home.....Such a beautiful place, we got engaged during our stay here - thank you... we've had a superb holiday"

Gavin and Charlotte October 2012


We have thouroughly enjoyed our stay in your lovely cottage...The surroundings are very beautiful and at this time of year the colours of the leaves are magnificent. We enjoyed watching the birds..."

Ann and Marion October 2012

"Many thanks for a lovely week, we had a wonderful time walking and bike riding...Loved the garden and birds! Many thanks for the hospitality"

Sharon, Doug, Caitlin, Mitchell and Sienna November 2012


What a lovely place! we are so pleased we came and hope to come for longer in the summer. .... Enjoyed the walk to Wirksworth (in the snow!) and look forward to seeing more of the area next time we visit.

Steve and Michelle  January 2013


Ann and Rob your cottage is excellent, a true home from home. Our children had such adventures in your garden.....We would love to come back in the summer and continue our exploration of the area.

Sarah, Darrell, Eva Jack and Sam.  February 2013


Thank you for the use of your lovely cottage,... you made us feel so welcome...looking forward to coming back later in the year.

Caroline, Raymond and Lesley March/April 2013


...the cottage is lovely and the location wonderful...

Trevor, Michelle, Nathaniel and Barnaby April 2013


...We couldn't fault anything , just perfect!

Susan and Alan April 2013


A wonderfully thoughtful, friendly holiday cottage. You have created a welcoming, warm and loving environment for which to enjoy this beautiful part of the country...

 Julie, Dave, Kara and Colin April 2013


 We have had a fantastic few days, lots to do and see - especially for children....We would happily recommend Green Acres Cottage

Emma, Paul, Tommy and Daisy May 2013


Thank you for a relaxing stay in a very well equipped, comfortable accomodation...

The location is ideal for exploring and enjoying some fantastci walks and beautiful scenery,

Ron, Linda and Liz May 2013


This is a lovely location and a lovely cottage. Rob and Ann made us very welcome and gave us some great ideas of things we could do with the children, and this makes this cottage extra special.

Dani,Guy, Amelia and Loius May 2013





Green Acres Holiday Cottage

3 Rise End

Middleton by Wirksworth


Derbyshire DE4 4LS


Tel 01629 258471

or 07963037504




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"This is a wonderful and well equipped cottage. Rob and Ann made us very welcome...... As for the surroundings. well there is a wealth of places to explore for a family of four... Thank you very much for a great base for a relaxing family holiday


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