High quality Bed & Breakfast experience from this family run business in the heart of the White Peak.
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Stunning scenery is around every corner..Some information about Birchover

Birchover, meaning ridge where birch trees grow, is situated in the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire, on a hillside rising to Stanton Moor. It has some fine 17th and 18th century cottages that line the main road.. Many were built from the finely grained gritstone quarried at the edge of the moor.

There are 2 pubs in the village, the Druid Inn, famed for its food and the Red Lion which has a 30ft well inside its main bar, covered by a thick glass top. The Druid Inn is named after the druids who practised their magic amidst Rowtor Rocks, just above the cottage. The rocks are a pile of gritstone about 70 yards long and worth exploring for the fine views they give of the wooded hillside and the valley below. The Reverand Thomas Eyre built his hideaway here, carving out a cave with seats, for him and his friends to sit on and admire the view.

Thomas Eyre also built the little chapel, next to The Old School, known as Rowtor chapel or Jesus chapel. He died in 1717. The chapel has been completely altered since, with a chancel added in 1869. There is also some modern stained glass by a Brian Clarke who lived at the vicarage for a while in the 1970`s. Birchover was the home of J.C and J.P Heathcote, father and son amateur antiquarians, who spent much of their time investigating the barrows and monuments on Stanton Moor and kept a fascinating private museum in the old village post office in the main street. The Heathcote collection is now in the Sheffield Weston Park Museum.


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