Ticknall Lodge

Ticknall, Derbyshire
Exterior of Ticknall Lodge, Ticknall, Derbyshire
The exterior of Ticknall Lodge, Ticknall, Derbyshire
Sitting room at Ticknall Lodge, Ticknall, Derbyshire
The sitting room at Ticknall Lodge, Ticknall, Derbyshire
Kitchen and dining area at Ticknall Lodge, Ticknall, Derbyshire
Double bedroom at Ticknall Lodge, Ticknall, Derbyshire
Double bedroom at Ticknall Lodge, Ticknall, Derbyshire
Single bedroom at Ticknall Lodge, Ticknall, Derbyshire
Bathroom at Ticknall Lodge, Ticknall, Derbyshire
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The beautiful surrounding area of Ticknall Lodge, Ticknall, Derbyshire
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At-a-glance details

  • Guests 3
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Preferred changeover day Friday
  • Minimum stay 3 nights
  • Number of dogs welcome 1
  • Acorn rating 3 What's this?
  • Reference 007008

About Ticknall Lodge

An intriguing pentagonal gate lodge with elegant interiors surrounded by Calke Abbey parkland.

Ticknall Lodge sits at the northern entrance to Calke Abbey and park. Built in 1806, this Grade II listed building has been refurbished as a holiday home but still retains a great deal of character. The most intriguing feature of the cottage is its unusual pentagonal shape. The rounded shape of the living room encloses you in to a cosy space with an open fire, while three large windows stream in lots of light. 

Within easy reach of Calke Abbey and conveniently located close to East Midlands Airport, you can take advantage of the cottage's unique position and explore this beautiful building before the other visitors arrive. 

Further afield, make your way to the town of Melbourne. Within easy reach of the cottage, enjoy a hot drink and slice of cake in a tea room, before sitting down to lunch at one of the towns many pubs and restaurants.
 

Availability & book

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Features and facilities

  • Cot & high chair available
  • Microwave available
  • Fridge available
  • Freezer not available
  • Dishwasher available
  • Washing machine available
  • Tumble dryer available
  • Telephone not available
  • Television available
  • DVD available
  • WiFi* available
  • Open fire / wood burner available
  • Garden available
  • BBQ not available

Accessibility

Not accessible

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Layout

  • Ground floor

    Kitchen/dining room, sitting room with open fire.

  • First floor

    Two bedrooms (1 double with 5' bed, 1 single) and bathroom with hand held shower over bath.

Notes for guests

Access: The accessibility guide is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see the images on the webpage.

Location: Within easy reach of Calke Abbey and conveniently located close to East Midlands Airport, you can take advantage of the cottage's unique position and explore this beautiful building before the other visitors arrive. Later, discover some of the beautiful villages that surround the abbey and maybe stop for a drink or grab something to eat in one of the local pubs.

Heating: gas central heating included.

Parking: Space for one vehicle to the side of the cottage.

Garden: large partially enclosed garden, mostly laid to lawn, with many mature trees beyond. 

*WiFi: This is now available, but please note that intermittent connection problems can sometimes occur and should not be relied upon. We are pleased to provide free WiFi at this cottage which is supported by BT.

Access: the stairs in the cottage are steep.

Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 12pm. 

Utilities: the washing machine and tumble dryer is a combined washer dryer.
 

****************Weddings****************
 
Calke Abbey is a fabulous location for a wedding.
 
Enjoy your special day at the Riding School set in the rolling green hills of the Calke estate. 
 
The Riding School boasts high windows, oak beams and a viewing gallery and our partners Honeysuckle and Castle have a range of decor and fine dining packages to suit your taste and budget.
 
Where better to stay during the wedding than in one of 4 holiday cottages located at Calke Abbey. Those who book a full wedding package at Calke Abbey are eligible for a 5% discount when booking these cottages.

The offer is subject to the following terms & conditions:

A minimum 3 night stay, subject to availability, applies. It must be booked in conjunction with a full wedding package from Honeysuckle & Castle (Reception and evening reception as a minimum). Booking dates must include the day of the wedding. A discount code will be provided upon receipt of the wedding booking deposit. The cottages must then be booked through National Trust Holiday Cottages, www.nationaltrustcottages.co.uk or Tel: 0344 8002070 quoting that code.
 
Discounts do not apply to a ceremony only wedding package. 

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About the Acorn rating

To help find the best cottage for you, we have created our own quality rating system for our holiday cottages called the Acorn rating. Ranging from 1-5 Acorns, the rating gives you an indication of a property’s facilities, fixtures and fittings, with five being the highest quality level. The Acorn rating is not connected to any other industry rating system that may be used for holiday cottages and is only to be used as a guide that covers location, style of interior and the facilities you may be looking for. We do not set our cottage pricing based on the Acorn rating we have given a cottage as all our cottages are of an individual nature. Therefore, we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice. In addition, some of our cottages are curated to be sympathetic to their time period. This means that they might not have all of the aspects of modern living, but impress in so many other ways.

1 Acorn: simple living accommodation with basic furniture and fixtures fit for purpose and clean. Running water and a toilet are provided. There could be some limitations to heating and washing facilities – details of these will be stated clearly on the cottage's webpage. Bedding, linen and towels are supplied with a few exceptions, which are again clearly stated). Facilities for basic catering and living are provided. In general, a 1 Acorn cottage does not have WiFi.

2 Acorn: a mid-quality range of furniture and fittings. Bathroom facilities are basic or there may be a high number of guests to bathroom ratio depending on the size of the cottage. Very few 2 Acorn cottages have WiFi and the kitchen white goods and washing facilities are basic. Bedding, linen and towels are supplied in all 2-5 Acorn cottages.

3 Acorn: a good, standard offer. Generally it is correctly proportioned for the number of guests but could have a few compromises, for example a small kitchen, or a lower bathroom to guest ratio. The variety of white goods available will be better than a 2 Acorn cottage.

4 Acorn: these cottages have more premium furniture, fittings and lighting. Additionally the ratio of bathrooms to guests is likely to be higher, and the bathrooms would be more likely to have separate and spacious showers instead of showers over baths.

5 Acorn: a luxury accommodation offer with very few limiting factors. This is the highest offer available. It is well-equipped and has spacious facilities throughout the cottage or is set within an extraordinary location or building. The furniture is of a high standard, and has real comfort for modern living.

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