The Wheel House, Bed and Breakfast, Hulland Ward, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 3EE. Telephone +44 (0)1335 372837
Carsington Water is only 2 miles from the Wheel House and this Severn Trent reservoir offers a Visitors' Centre, walks, cycle rides, bird watching and water sports.
In this area the National Trust own and manage a significant proportion of the region. Local National Trust properties include Kedlestone Hall, Ilam Park, Hardwick Hall, Sudbury Hall and also large areas of land, including Dovedale.
Other historic places include
Chatsworth which is the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and is one of Britain's best loved historic estates and the heartbeat of the Peak District National Park.
Haddon Hall is the home of Lord and Lady Manors whose family have owned the Hall since 1567. It is probably the finest example of a fortified manor house in existence and dates back to the 12th Century.
Family fun at Alton Towers the UK's most thrilling theme park, with a mind-boggling mix of thrill and family rides, themed hotels and water park.
Walking and cycling in the area: The White Peak is an ideal place for walking and cycling. Dovedale is but one of the many beautiful dales in the area. Your host, Brian is a member of the local
Mountain Resuce team and is only too willing to suggest routes etc. The Tissington Trail is a scenic 13 mile bridleway/ cycle track/ walking trail that runs from Ashbourne to Parsley Hay and bicycles may be hired
The Dickens room is a large double bedroom with modern en-suite facilities. There is a flat screen Freeview colour television, free WiFi Internet access, tea and coffee making facilities
with fresh milk supplied and a complimentary jar of biscuits, topped up each day! A cottage style window overlooks
the pretty rear garden and open countryside views. A selection of Dicken's novels are also available in the room.
The Bronte Room
The Bronte room is a large double bedroom with modern large en-suite facilities. There is a flat screen Freeview colour television, free WiFi Internet access, tea and coffee making facilities
with fresh milk supplied and complimentary bottled water, sweets and a jar of biscuits, topped up each day! One window offers views of Alport Heights and from the other window a pretty rear garden and open countryside views can be seen. A selection of Bronte novels are also available in the room.
The Kipling Room
The Kipling room is a twin or double bedroom with large en-suite facilities. There is a flat screen Freeview colour television, free WiFi Internet access, tea and coffee making facilities
with fresh milk supplied and complimentary bottled water, sweets and a jar of biscuits, topped up each day! The window offers stunning views of Alport Heights and open countryside views. A selection of Kipling novels are also available in the room.
The Dining Room and Guest Lounge
The Wheel House Dining room is where you can enjoy a hearty breakfast which includes eggs from our own hens, homemade bread, jams and yoghurts. The sausages and bacon are from a local butcher where meat is locally sourced. There is a comfortable Guest Lounge for guests to relax in after a busy day which inludes a colour Freeview television,free WiFi Internet access,DVD and a wide selction of games.
The Wheel House is situated on the A517, just a few minutes drive from Ashbourne and ten minutes from Belper. It is next to the Black Horse Inn and is well signed. Please pull into the drive.
Any problems please telephone us on 01335 372837
Brian and Valerie
Tariffs for 2010/11
Double Rooms: from £60 per night including breakfast
Single Rooms: from £45 per night including breakfast
Tariffs for 2011/12
Double Rooms: from £65 per night including breakfast
Single Rooms: from £50 per night including breakfast
Terms and Conditions
Prices: The price includes accommodation plus breakfast. Please telephone for single occupancy rate. Unless clearly stated on the booking form all extras such as additional meals, telephone, drinks etc are additional. We accept the following forms of payment: Cash, cheque with bankers card, debit cards, credit cards (2% additional charge for credit cards).
Pets: Pets are not permitted.
Cancellation and Insurance: Once you have booked your stay, our agreement is a legal contract and any deposit you may have paid is non-refundable. If you need to cancel please contact us immediately. For cancellations made up to 21 days before your arrival you will not be liable for the total balance. We will endeavour to re-let the room but if we are unsuccessful you will be liable for half the agreed cost of the room. For cancellations made within 48 hours of your arrival the full cost is payable. For this reason you may wish to take out cancellation insurance, which is inexpensive and can be obtained from any good broker.
Non-availability: We would only cancel your booking if your accommodation was unavailable for reasons beyond our control. We would attempt to offer you alternative accommodation, however if this was not possible, or unacceptable to you, then we would refund all monies paid by you. Our liability would not extend beyond this refund.
Arrival: Your accommodation will be available from 3pm on the day of arrival, unless otherwise arranged. Please let us know if you plan to arrive after 9pm.
Departure: Please be ready to vacate you room at The Wheelhouse by 10.30am on the day of departure, unless otherwise arranged. Your bill for the accommodation and any extras or services taken during your stay is payable on departure.
Damages and Breakages: Please take care with our accommodation. You are responsible and liable for any breakages or damages which you cause to the accommodation or its contents. Please report these as soon as they occur. We do not normally charge for minor breakages, but any damages which require professional cleaning or repair will be charged to your account.
Liability: We do not accept any liability for any damage, loss or injury to any member of your party or any vehicles or possessions, unless proven to be caused by a negligent act by ourselves or our employees or contractors whilst acting in the course of employment.
Data: Any data gathered during the course of this booking may be held on computer.
For all bookings The Wheel House requires a non-refundable deposit of £10.00 per person per night to confirm the booking. We will charge this to your debit or credit card. There will be no charge for a debit card payment. THERE WILL BE A CHARGE OF 2% FOR A CREDIT CARD PAYMENT. We will send you a confirmation by email or letter. The balance is due on departure.