Charles Cotton Hotel

Charles Cotton Hotel, Market Place, Hartington, Derbyshire, SK17 0AL

For 400 years the hotel has been welcoming customers through its doors. Over the years it has earned an enviable reputation as a destination for anyone who loves walking, fishing and outdoor pursuits, or who simply want to get away from it all.

There are very strong links with fishing, in particular, given that the hotel is named after one of the authors of The Compleat Angler, Charles Cotton, which he co-wrote with his very good friend Sir Izaak Walton. Charles Cotton was born at Beresford Hall, less than 3 miles from Hartington, which was set high above Beresford Dale. Unfortunately, over the centuries the hall fell into disrepair and now all that remains of Charless birthplace is a tower, which stands just to the east of where the hall once stood.

Whilst the Charles Cotton Hotel has retained its links with walking and fishing, the hotel today is the perfect base for anyone wishing to explore the Peak District National Park, whether walking, cycling, horse-riding or driving. Hartington itself is surrounded by unspoilt countryside, yet is within easy reach of the towns of Buxton, Leek, Bakewell and Ashbourne. Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are only a short drive away.

As well as offering stylish rooms, the hotel offers fine dining in our recently refurbished Cotton Suite, which is also ideal for private parties and wedding receptions. For less formal dining there are tables in our bar/bistro where you can enjoy a lite bite or one of our daily specials. When the sun shines there is also ample outdoor seating on our front terrace or secluded rear garden. The hotel is also an ideal venue for business meetings, off-site board meetings, corporate activities and team-building events.


Two Night Mid-Week stay Dinner, Bed & Breakfast from £205.00 per room.
Two Night Weekend stay Dinner, Bed & Breakfast from £250.00 per room.
The Charles Cotton Hotel is located in the beautiful village of Hartington (made famous by its cheese-making) in the stunning Peak District National Park, which can be easily reached from any part of the country.
Accommodation Amenities
  • Accessible
  • Children Welcome
  • Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • WiFi

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