Luxury properties across the UK
Encompassing Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset, the South West is one of the most popular cottage holiday destinations in the UK. Boasting some of the most unspoilt countryside and coastline in the UK, it is easy to see why booking holiday cottages in the South West is so popular. See all of our South West Cottages
The Southern counties of England are varied, each with their own character and charm. Our collection of holiday cottages in Southern England covers the areas of Berkshire, Greater London, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Kent, Surrey, Sussex and Wiltshire. See all of our Southern England Cottages
The North West England region is home to the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria and Lancashire, each with their own unique qualities that draw in international visitors. The region is steeped in history as well as popular tourist attractions making it a popular destination to visit all year round. See all of our North West Cottages
Visit historic North East England with its castles and ruins, beautiful coastline and family attractions whilst staying in one of our luxurious holiday cottages. The region is home to countless Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, National Parks and World Heritage Sites. See all of our North East Cottages
Highlands of Scotland
Borders & The Lothians
Perthshire, Fife & Tayside
Skye & The Hebrides
Grampian & Speyside
Handpicked Cottages have selected what we believe are some of the finest holiday cottages in Wales. We have some superb properties in the most beautiful areas of the country. Rural valleys meet with the stunning coasts to make Wales a perfect self-catering cottage destination. See all of our Wales Cottages
The UK is blessed with some of the most beautiful and diverse National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty anywhere in the world. For us, these stretch from Isles of Scilly holiday cottages in the south to the very tip of Scotland. The largest of these is the Lake District but there are well over 50 in total. See all of our Cottages in Special Places
Shiningford Manor offers extended families and large groups luxury accommodation, and the perfect venue to celebrate or take a break together in a fabulous Grade II listed house that dates back to 1804. The venue offers groups beautiful accommodation for up to 19 guests. The house is located near the shores of Carsington Water, which make a superb setting for an outdoor holiday. Wonderful facilities include a hot tub and outdoor swimming pool.
The 9 bedrooms & 6 bathrooms are decorated and furnished in a contemporary style, yet still in keeping with the glorious rural setting. The spectacular dining hall can host your celebrations, with solid oak long tables and chairs. For a cosy location in winter, there is a log burner.
The farmhouse kitchen boasts a large AGA cooker, and is fully equipped for either self-catering or caterers.
The lounge, with comfy sofas, LCD TV, DVD player & iPod docking station, gives you somewhere to relax during the evenings.
The Manor provides plenty of space and an abundance of bedrooms, ideal for that special occasion. There are extensive gardens and an orchard behind.
WIFI available free of charge.
Dogs are welcome for an extra charge of £30 per pooch.
Shiningford Manor can also be rented out with The Stables or The Tack Room, for groups of up to 19-35.
Catering, pampering and outdoor activities can be added onto your reservation if pre-booked in advance.
Shiningford has sprawling gardens, with guests of The Manor having private access to the garden and orchard behind. The front garden, with a children's play frame, is for the shared use of The Manor and Stables.
The Manor has a private patio, in which you can find the hot tub, a BBQ and garden furniture.
Shiningford has an outdoor swimming pool, open from May-October, which is shared between guests of The Manor and The Stables. We also offer exclusive use of Shiningford, for groups of up to 35.
From the bottom of the drive, cross over to get directly onto the Carsington Reservoir trail, and 8 mile long cycle or walking path.
Car parking outside The Manor
Farmhouse kitchen that is fully equipped for self-catering with an AGA
Dining room with a log burner
Lounge with comfortable sofas and a TV
Middle Wood bedroom - single bed
Sitch Plantation bedroom - can be arranged as either a super-king bed or twin single beds
First Floor Description
Fish Tail Creek en-suite shower room
Upperfields Bay bedroom - either a super-king bed or twin singles
Shiningford Creek bedroom - either 1 super-king bed and 1 single bed, or three single beds
Stones Island bedroom - either a super-king bed or twin singles
Second Floor Description
Brown Ale Bay bedroom - either a super-king bed or twin singles
North Island bedroom - either a super-king bed or twin singles
Millfields Island bedroom - either a super-king bed or twin singles
Window Views Description
Shiningford is set in the stunning Derbyshire countryside, surrounded by fields. You may see horses, sheep, cows, and even llamas!
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Pet Friendly Cottages
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Cottages for Walking Holidays
Family Friendly Cottages
Baby Friendly Cottages
Short Break Cottages
Hen Party Cottages
Places with Pools
Cottages with a Real Fire or Woodburner
As seen in Pride and PrejudiceVisit Website
Mill and museumVisit Website
National Trust siteVisit Website
One of the best theme parks in the countryVisit Website
Blue John Cavern
Cavern toursVisit Website
Eating and Drinking
The Miners Arms
Within walking distance of Shiningford and dog-friendlyVisit Website
Traditional family-friendly pubVisit Website
Fantastic dining experienceVisit Website
Sainsburys, M&S Food and Aldi can all be found in AshbourneVisit Website
Local convenience store and petrol stationVisit Website
Sporting Attractions and Activities
High ropes and archery
We offer various outdoor activities that can be added onto your bookingVisit Website
Watersports club, dog walks, cycle hire, fishing and cafesVisit Website
Local golf courseVisit Website
Clay sports shooting
Nearby clay pigeon shootingVisit Website
Rock climbing, caving and abseilingVisit Website
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