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The Old Lockup

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Overall a good experience. Stayed for two nights in this quaint converted police house. Comfortable and cosy room. Breakfast was lovely with a good choice of foods. A good base for exploring Derbyshire. Would recommend to friends and family.

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england
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Wonderful place to stay very clean and bedroom lovely. Host excellent as was breakfast. Husband had a flying experience in a tiger moth booked so we decided to stay overnight beforehand, made a lovely break and will use again when in the area. Don't hesitate book it!

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Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Everything was spot on , room was great . Felt really welcome and breakfast was amazing. Old school decor but me and my girlfriend loved it . So quirky magistrates room was amazing, amazing exposed brickwork.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Girlfriend booked a couple of nights here back in april and we loved this quirky b&b, lovely village with great pubs and nice places to eat and many good walks. We are looking forward to staying here again soon.

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2015

We absolutely love this place. It is certainly somewhere we shall continue to return to for as long as we can. The owner, Tim, was as helpful and friendly as ever. It is a lovely hotel full of character. The rooms have always been clean and well presented. Our favourite is the solicitors room as it has a spacious bathroom...

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Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

We're just home after staying at The Old lockup for 2 nights. The solicitors room is really comfortable and the breakfasts were beautifully cooked and presented. Tim is a great host and we wish him every success in his very quirky and excellent b&b. We can thoroughly recommend a stay here.

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Glasgow
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Being a former police station this could only be an interesting individual hotel and that what it is. The old buildings have been well preserved and tastefully renovated. We had the Coachman's Room in the separate building and it was decorated in a way sympathetic with the building - exposed brick fireplace, iron bedstead (and a comfortable mattress) and some...

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Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We booked a couple of nights at the Old Lockup in Wirksworth. Having looked at the home page, we thought it would be an interesting place to stay. We weren’t disappointed! This place is full of character and has many artefacts dating from/relating to its past history. It has always been a secure place to say, but in its modern...

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London
Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

We spent a great two nights at the Old Lockup in Wirkswirth. The Magistrates Room was special with 3 foot think walls and a comfy chaise-longue. Tim the owner was a perfect host and his breakfast is superb. This is a great, friendly little B&B in a fabulous location for the edge of the Peak District. The place has lots...

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Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

Spent valentines weekend here and we were so happy we did. Felt very welcomed and enjoyed the styles of the rooms. The home made food was delicious, highly recommended. Thank you very much for having us.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1842 as the magistrate's house and later used as a police station The Old Lockup is now a quirky but luxurious guest house boasting four double bedrooms, all en-suite, and fantastic breakfasts. Set in the Derbyshire Dales on the edge of the Peak District National Park and just four miles from Carsington Water there really is something for everyone. Chatsworth House, the Tissington and High Peak trails and more walking than you can shake a stick at are all on the doorstep. Looking for an unusual place to spend that romantic break? Well maybe you just found it! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Lockup

Address: 46 North End, Wirksworth DE4 4FG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Wirksworth
Price Range: $143 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Lockup 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Solicitors Room was good”
 of 5 bubbles MarianI661, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“each room individual, Hayloft is small but has bath, the coachman lovely room, shower only”
 of 5 bubbles PeteandAly, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back of the B&B would be quieter from passing cars, but this didn't really bother us.”
 of 5 bubbles 456captainm, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The Solicitors room was very spacious and airy.”
 of 5 bubbles carolynunity, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles 835annw, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
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