I discovered Biggin Hall quite by chance when we were searching online for a break between Christmas and New Year a few years ago. Little did we know then that this place would change our lives!
We fell in love with Biggin Hall from the very beginning. The food was sublime. The location perfect. The grounds were my sanctuary. The staff were fantastic. It felt like home. Bamber, my husband’s Guide Dog, was fussed over and welcomed. Whenever we fancy a break, Biggin Hall is the place we go.
Since that Christmas, we’ve stayed at Biggin Hall several times. Each time as good as the last. Whenever we’re passing, we pop in for visits as often as we can.
It was after our last visit in September 2019 that we decided to relocate to Derbyshire. After visits we were always sad to leave Biggin Hall and the Peak District. As they say, home is where the heart is and ours were definitely in Biggin.
Located in Biggin, a small village close to Hartington, Biggin Hall Hotel, a Grade II listed building, dates back to the 17th century. It offers all the comforts of a modern hotel but with the character and original features of a historic property.
It’s a great starting point for any visit to the Peak District. Hartington is nearby, plus Haddon Hall and Chatsworth, Ashbourne, Bakewell, Leek and Buxton are easily accessible. There is plenty of scope for walking or cycling in the area.
The hotel has 21 bedrooms located in the Main House or the Courtyard.
Our stays have included bed, breakfast and dinner because the food is fabulous! Beautifully presented and a feast for the palate, we’ve had melt in the mouth lamb, delicate sea bream, and tender chicken. All full of fantastic flavours. Biggin Hall really is foodie heaven.
We’re always so well looked after. The staff are friendly and extremely helpful. Dogs are welcome in the Courtyard rooms but not in the Main House, unless they are assistance dogs.
We go to Biggin Hall to recharge our batteries. Although we have a few trips out to Buxton, the bookshop at Brierlow Bar, to Hartington for cheese, to Ashbourne for a wander round and coffee, we’re also happy to enjoy the lounge with a fire on chilly days, or to relax in our lovely room.
All rooms have ensuite bathrooms, complimentary drinks in the small fridge, together with fresh milk every day. The beds are very comfortable.
I love daily walks around the grounds, especially the sculpture trail. There’s so much to enjoy.