Ticknall LodgeTicknall, Derbyshire
- 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 LodgeAn 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
- Selected dates
- Changeover day
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
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Kitchen/dining room, sitting room with open fire.
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.
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.