self-catering holiday cottage, holiday rental near Alton Towers and Peak District

Self-catering near Alton Towers and Peak District - Call Barks Holiday Cottage 01538 703163 email or book online.


2020 holiday cottage bookings

Hello, take a look at the diary and see if there is availability to suit you. Please email us on or ring 01538 703163.  

Information updated 15:00 20th December 2020. 

sunny south facing terrace

2020 next availability at Barks

   We cannot hold reservations without payment of deposit.
Telephone 01538 703163 or email us

Barks is in a Tier 3 area and is only able to take bookings for a particular set of circumstances. Please check the government advice 

If you are looking for accommodation for Christmas eve and Christmas night in order to enable your Christmas bubble in this area please telephone us. For more information on this please check the latest government advice on Christmas

2021 Season at Barks

From January 20th the cottage is available for longer bookings of approx 21 to 28 days, please enquire. See more info

red = booked
green = booking is being discussed and processed
blue = we are keeping a night empty between bookings when possible*

*This year we closed for a night between all bookings as part of our Covid policy, but fingers crossed that won't be necessary in 2021. That's one of the reasons we are not finalising our 2021 summer holiday bookings until the New Year.

February - spring half term 2021 is available, please enquire.
Weekend short breaks available starting in March from £250

Good Friday is 2nd April

May Bank Holiday 3rd May
Summer half term from 28th May - bookable from Friday or Saturday for a week £580

See below about school holiday bookings.

We will be finalising our school holiday bookings in the New Year. If you would like us to contact you then about available summer holidays long or short break please email us

If you would like to double check availability or have any queries please don't hesitate to email or telephone 01538 703163

Booking terms & conditions

Book direct with the owners  - online or via email.

Barks Holiday Cottage also uses booking agents Sykes Cottages (property 3888) but why not avoid the booking fees by booking direct with us, since you've already found us here!