What You Will Find In Your Cottage

Your cottage is fully equipped with everything you might need to make your holiday as relaxing and enjoyable as possible.

A welcome pack, freshly baked bread, quality jam or marmalade, butter, fresh free-range eggs courtesy of our hens, fruit juice and milk, and of course a pack of Staffordshire Oatcakes. The tea, coffee and sugar caddies are always well stocked for your arrival.


Fully equipped kitchens with everything you would expect to find in a kitchen plus fridge-freezer, dishwasher, microwave, slow cooker, coffee machine and every utensil you could want.Salt, pepper, vinegar, cooking oil, and sugar-free sweeteners are also always in each kitchen.

Environmentally friendly cleaning products and dishwasher tablets are provided for each cottage, and laundry products in the laundry room are provided for your use. Kitchen roll, and loo rolls are also provided. Quality hand soap and hand lotion are always at each kitchen sink.


All bedding, linen and quality towels are provided. Hypo-allergenic alternatives are also available upon request. Ringehay also provide two large bath sheets and two hand towels per guest per stay (7 nights), as well as robes for each adult guest. Swimming towels are also available on request at no charge.

All bedrooms have hair-dryers, clothes brushes and shoe shines, with hot water bottles for snug nights in the winter, and oscillating fans for a comfortable nights sleep during the summer months. All bathrooms have quality liquid hand soaps at each basin.

Living Room

42″ flat screen TV’s with Freeview, and DVD players in each cottage. There is a CD stereo (please bring your own choice of CDs) and an iPod dock in each lounge and a DAB radio in each kitchen.

You will receive some tourist information leaflets with your welcome letter, (dependant on availability from the T.I office) but we provide more in each cottage, some with money-off vouchers for local attractions, plus OS maps for the Peak District, and routes and guides for local walks.


There is a fully equipped laundry room next to the cottages with washing machine, tumble dryer, irons and ironing boards. Who wants to listen to the washing machine whilst on holiday! There are also rotary drying lines in the gardens of each cottage.

There are also barbecues with utensils for each cottage, and a selection of garden toys and games in the laundry room. These are all yours to use while you are here.


Complimentary handmade guest soaps by Coconut Blush in each bathroom.

Other Goodies

Each cottage is provided with cool boxes, picnic sets and thermos flasks, picnic blankets and throws for chilly legs on winter days out.

The cottages have free WiFi Internet throughout but please bring your own laptop. Ringehay Cottages provide books, cards, board games, and a games console with plenty of games for all ages.

And so to bed!

There is nothing as rejuvenating as a good nights sleep; to prepare you for the most enjoyable day ahead, whatever your day may involve, and to rest and restore you at the end of the day.

The double rooms in The Barn and The Dairy all have 5′ king size beds. The single beds in the twin rooms can be linked together to make 6′ super king size beds if required.

The double room in The Granary has a 6′ super king size double bed. The beds, bedding and bed linen in the cottages are premium quality, chosen to ensure your night time comfort.

All of the duvets are all seasons (9.5 tog & 4 tog fastened together to make a 13.5 tog), goose feather and down so you can separate and adjust the duvets to suit your own preferences.

Hypo-allergenic alternatives are also available upon request and your bed will be made up to your personal requirements prior to your arrival.

On top of the quality mattresses, all of the beds are dressed with superior 450 thread count, sateen cotton linen.

Together with the calm and peace and quiet offered by the countryside at night, you’re ensured a restful nights sleep.

Please advise us prior to your arrival if you require the hypo-allergenic alternatives and also if you require a twin room making up as a double.

It is also helpful if guests in wheelchairs using the ground floor bedroom in The Barn can let us know which is their preferred transfer side from their wheelchair to ensure maximum access space at the correct side.

Child Friendly Extras

Ringehay know that happy children make for happy parents! With this in mind, cots, high chairs and stair-gates can be pre-booked to have ready in your cottage for your arrival.

Toddler friendly cutlery and crockery, and a wipe-down crayon-proof table covers can also be provided. There are a few other useful extras available including a baby bath, electric steam steriliser, toddler toilet seat and step, table booster seat, waterproof mattress protectors, and age specific toys.

Just let us know if you wish to borrow any of this equipment and it will be provided in your cottage ready.


Cycle Storage Facility

Ringehay Cottages are located close to the Peak District National Park and in the heart of the Staffordshire Moorlands, perfect for walkers, cyclists, climbers and followers of outdoor country pursuits.

You may wish to bring your own cycles or climbing gear, and this is not a problem. There is plenty of safe storage and facilities for washing down muddy cycles and walking gear so you can easily keep your cottage mud free and comfortable. There are also hanging rails to dry wet walking and cycling clothes, and racks for your boots so you won’t have to spend your time cleaning mud out of your cottage.