South Wingfield

The village of South Wingfield is located in the Amber Valley borough of Derbyshire. This charming former-mining community is surrounded by rugged countryside, six miles from Matlock. A stroll away from your holiday cottage in South Wingfield, the village’s most famous landmark is Wingfield Manor, an atmospheric ruined manor house dating back to the 15th century. Take a stroll along the banks of the River Amber before exploring the historic village centre, around Market Place, Market Road, and Church Lane. The Bluebell serves good food and drinks in a relaxed setting. Local landmarks lookout for on self-catering holidays in South Wingfield include the 13th-century parish church of All Saints, Gospel Hall, and the Methodist and Baptist chapels. A short walk away, on the other side of the railway tracks, the Butchers Arms is a cosy pub in the neighbouring village of Fourlane Ends.  The spectacular hills and moors of the Peak District National Park offer superb walking and wildlife-watching, a scenic drive from South Wingfield. The neighbouring town of Matlock is Derbyshire’s county town and is best explored by foot, with a variety of independent shops. Immediately to its south, the former spa resort of Matlock Bath is not to be missed.


Jasmine Cottage deftly combines traditional features with modern touches for the perfect Peak District holiday retreat near the village of South Wingfield, Derbyshire, a child-friendly countryside cottage featuring a waterfall shower in the en-suite bathroom and wood-burning stove.

Recommended Places to Visit When Staying in Painswick holiday cottages


Treak Cliff Cavern

Have a day out at this extraordinary network of caves, with stalactites and rare rocks to discover.


Matlock Farm Park

A petting zoo, go-karting and play areas are all on offer at this family-friendly attraction, just a few miles from South Wingfield.


Gulliver’s Kingdom

Children will love the rides and dinosaurs at this popular theme park near Matlock Bath.


Crich Tramway Village

Don’t miss this restored period village with historic facades and a fascinating collection of vintage vehicles.


Kelham Maize Maze

Getting lost in the maize-maze is guaranteed fun for the whole family, at Kelham Hall and Country Park.