Commanding superb views over Monsal Dale, a valley in an area of Derbyshire’s Peak
District known as the White Peak, the Monsal Head Hotel offers guests real food,
with well priced seasonal menus, real ales from local micro breweries, a large outdoor
seating area, and 7 en-suite bedrooms. The Hotel and Coaching Inn are in one of
the most popular beauty spots in Derbyshire, with views over the valley and its famous
viaduct, and a short distance from Chatsworth Estate, Ashford in the Water, Bakewell,
Buxton and Matlock.
Enjoy a relaxed Christmas or New Year break with us.
The Hotel currently has seven bedrooms in total - All of which are en-suite and equipped
with a television, telephone, complimentary welcome pack, and tea and coffee making
After a good nights sleep in the country air, guests can submit a request for continental
breakfast to be served in their room, or they may drift down at their leisure to
enjoy a more traditional English breakfast in the Longstone Restaurant*.
After a brisk mornings walk down the Dale; a spot of afternoon fishing or cycling,
even hangliding or potholing for the more adventurous, and guests may enjoy a hearty
lunch or dinner in the Longstone* Restaurant or the Stables Bar, where we offer a
choice of good food, fine wine and real ales.
The Ashford lounge*, to the rear of the main building, is available for the exclusive
use of hotel guests, and has comfortable leather seating, a large open fire in the
colder months, games such as chess and cards, reading materials, etc. and is very
conducive to relaxation and conversation.
* The boundary of the parishes of Little Longstone and Ashford actually run through
the hotel, hence the two main rooms on the Hotel’s ground floor are named after the
parish in which they reside.