Looking for a rural holiday cottage that’s also close to beautiful walks, dog-friendly pubs/restaurants and boutique shops? Do you also want a private enclosed garden where you can let your dogs run free that also has your own BBQ? How about somewhere that can organise really special optional extras like massages in your cottage or personal gin tastings? Oldfields Farm can do all of that! We would like to welcome you to our 4 star gold self-catering cottage for two people and up to two dogs just outside Ashbourne (voted best place to live in the UK in 2018) and the Peak District. The cottage has its own private enclosed garden, a gym and games room on site, shire horses in the fields, great walks from the door and is close to attractions like Alton Towers, the Tissington Trail, Carsington Water and the famous Dovedale steps. The Farm is was built in 1828 and formerly part of Snelston vicarage. Our cottage, Handel’s Muse, is a converted farm building, which we offer for self-catering holidays. It is a mixture of contemporary and antique country furnishings offering a fabulous opportunity to relax in idyllic and secluded surroundings. High quality fittings, furnishings and cosy underfloor heating make Handel’s Muse an ideal destination to relax and enjoy the countryside.


Oldfields Farm offers high quality self-catering accommodation in a lovely barn conversion mews house, named Handel’s Muse.


At Oldfields Farm we love pets! We are located at the foot of the Peak District making it the perfect place for adventurous dog walks.


Oldfields Farm is owned and run by Emma Mills-Wallace. During your stay, if you have any questions or issues she will happily help in any way she can. Also living at Oldfields are Ben (Emma’s husband) and Helen (Emma’s Mum). Helen lives in Gorsey Hayes. She is the lady to thank for the beautiful gardens and making the delicious jam included in your Welcome Basket. You may also meet Seamus the staffy, Suki the cat and our six chickens: Goldie, Elsie, Sylvia, Daisy, Henrietta and Buffy the Egg Layer. The chickens stay in their own run so please don’t be worried about accidentally bumping into them.