Willersley Castle Hotel

Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

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01629 582270

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Holidays at Willersley Castle Hotel


Norwich Coach Holiday

24th Jun 2018 - 29th Jun 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Coach Holiday

Ensuite Package Price: £440

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Join our luxury coach travelling from Norwich and North Walsham to the Derbyshire Dales and discover some of the most significant properties from the Industrial Revolution at the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. The holiday will include a number of new excursions and free time to explore the historic village of Cromford and the surrounding area.

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Singing for Pleasure

1st Jul 2018 - 6th Jul 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Music and Dancing

Ensuite Package Price: £385

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Join us for this joyful, uplifting and sociable singing holiday culminating in a gala performance on the last evening. The afternoons are kept free for you to explore the local area before an evening full of musical entertainment.

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Antiques Road Trip

8th Jul 2018 - 13th Jul 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts

Ensuite Package Price: £445

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Discover and learn about fine antiques; have a rummage in quaint antique shops and fairs; and enjoy an excursion to Harewood House in Leeds — renowned for its architecture and interiors including Chippendale furniture and fine porcelain and art collections. This holiday also includes a valuation session from a well-known local antiques dealer.

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Canals & River Walks

15th Jul 2018 - 20th Jul 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Walking

Ensuite Package Price: £415

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Walking is one of the nicest ways to discover the beautiful canals and rivers in the area. This popular break offers a range of unfolding scenery with a mixture of wildlife, architecture, and countryside. Plus, Cromford Canal now has the historic narrow boat ‘Birdswood’ running regular trips.

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Summer Family Breaks

29th Jul 2018 - 4th Aug 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Family Fun

Ensuite Package Price: £408

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Fantastic Childrens Discounts

Children 4 and under stay for FREE!
5-10 Years - 75% off

11 - 15 Years - 50% off
16 & 17 Years - 25% off
18 - 21 Years - 25% when in full time education & on holiday with parents

Enjoy a traditional Guild family break with craft activities, fun swims, family treks and outdoor games. Evenings include family quizzes, tournaments and games.

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Summer Family Holidays

4th Aug 2018 - 10th Aug 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Family Fun

Ensuite Package Price: £408

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Fantastic Childrens Discounts

Children 4 and under stay for FREE!
5-10 Years - 75% off

11 - 15 Years - 50% off
16 & 17 Years - 25% off
18 - 21 Years - 25% when in full time education & on holiday with parents

Enjoy a traditional Guild family break with craft activities, fun swims, family treks and outdoor games. Evenings include family quizzes, tournaments and games.

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Summer Family Holidays

12th Aug 2018 - 17th Aug 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Family Fun

Ensuite Package Price: £340

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Fantastic Childrens Discounts

Children 4 and under stay for FREE!
5-10 Years - 75% off

11 - 15 Years - 50% off
16 & 17 Years - 25% off
18 - 21 Years - 25% when in full time education & on holiday with parents

Enjoy a traditional Guild family break with craft activities, fun swims, family treks and outdoor games. Evenings include family quizzes, tournaments and games.

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Roger Jones Music Week

19th Aug 2018 - 25th Aug 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Music and Dancing

Ensuite Package Price: £474

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Come and learn Roger Jones’s musical ‘Jail Break’ during this popular week with Roger and the Christian Music Ministries team, including worship, bible teaching, prayer ministry and musical rehearsals culminating in a final night performance.

 

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Car Free & Care Free

26th Aug 2018 - 31st Aug 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Coach Holiday

Ensuite Package Price: £445

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Come and join us as we get out and about in the East Midlands with trips out to new destinations in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, including National Trust properties.

Note: Discounts for National Trust members.  Please inform reception when booking.

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Summer Walks

2nd Sep 2018 - 7th Sep 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Walking

Ensuite Package Price: £450

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Summer is the perfect time to take in some of the stunning scenery in and around the White and Dark Peaks. Join us for some excellent walks up to a maximum of 10 miles.

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Fun & Fellowship

16th Sep 2018 - 21st Sep 2018

Code: 0

Holiday Type: Leisure

Ensuite Package Price: £445

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

A week for the young at heart with lots of fun and fellowship as well as coach excursions into the Peak District National Park and short walks in this most beautiful of landscapes. Evening activities include fun and games, an evening speaker and a performance by a local choir.

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Stately Homes & Gardens

23rd Sep 2018 - 28th Sep 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Heritage

Ensuite Package Price: £445

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Join us to visit some of the historically important stately homes of Derbyshire, including Hardwick Hall and Sudbury Hall Museum of Childhood. We will also explore the small village of Eyam, famous for its residents’ selflessness during the deadly plague outbreak of 1665.

 

Note: Discounts for National Trust members. Please inform reception when booking.

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Watercolour Painting

23rd Sep 2018 - 28th Sep 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts

Ensuite Package Price: £425

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

This studio-based watercolour course is suitable for both beginners and experienced painters alike, with an emphasis on learning about the magical art of watercolour techniques. You will be given a subject to paint each day with step by step instruction and advice, completing four paintings in all over the duration of the break.

2017 Customer Comments

"Alison was natural, calm, confident and totally inspirational."

"A very talented tutor and a totally gifted artist"

Meet one of our guides....

Alison Drake

Alison is a self- taught artist and has 30 years’ experience in Watercolour painting and has been successfully teaching watercolours for four years. Alison believes that anyone can paint given some core techniques. She encourages a sociable, relaxed atmosphere where skills can develop and inspiration can grow. She sees her role as helping people to develop the ideas that interest them-projecting their own unique vision on paper while she offers practical solution to help that vision take shape more clearly. Most aspects of this fascinating medium will be covered by means of demonstrations, painting along with Alison in the studio, and plenty of on to one help and guidance. Why not give it a try!

'what shall I bring'? On booking students will receive pre-course information and materials lists detailing a list of paints, brushes and paper, items to consider. Unless stated students should bring their own painting materials, brushes and papers/boards. We are always on hand to offer advice if unsure and recommend that beginner students telephone prior to buying an extensive set of paints and equipment!


Gilbert & Sullivan

7th Oct 2018 - 12th Oct 2018

Leader(s): Margaret & Peter Featherstone

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Music and Dancing

Ensuite Package Price: £415

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

A must for lovers of Gilbert & Sullivan. Join Peter and Margaret to rehearse ‘The Pirates of Penzance’, the end product being a concert performance on the Thursday evening before a local audience. This is a hugely popular musical break that is sure to be enjoyed by everyone.

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Walking & Dancing

14th Oct 2018 - 19th Oct 2018

Leader(s): Matin & Jacqueline Wrench

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Walking

Ensuite Package Price: £445

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

This popular break offers four guided walks in the Peak District of three to five miles. Country Dancing takes place in the evenings where everyone is welcome to join in, regardless of ability or experience.

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Willersley Castle Hotel - October Half Term

21st Oct 2018 - 26th Oct 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Family Fun

Ensuite Package Price: £345

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Fantastic Childrens Discounts

Children 4 and under stay for FREE!
5-10 Years - 75% off

11 - 15 Years - 50% off
16 & 17 Years - 25% off
18 - 21 Years - 25% when in full time education & on holiday with parents

Join us for our family fun half-term adventure, with themed crafts for young and old alike. New for this year is a coach trip to the National Space centre in Leicester.

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Themed Night - Best of British

21st Oct 2018 - 22nd Oct 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Leisure

Price per Person per Night: £49

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

THEMED NIGHT - Best of British

Great food, great entertainment, and a great night’s sleep await you on one of our fabulous Themed Nights. Sunday night starts with a delicious themed dinner, followed by themed entertainment. A good night’s rest is followed by a hearty breakfast in the morning – all for just £49 per person!


Circle Dancing

22nd Oct 2018 - 25th Oct 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Music and Dancing

Ensuite Package Price: £234

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Circle dancing is a tradition in many cultures for marking special  occasions and strengthening community and modern circle dance adds new dances to modern songs and classical music. The aim always is to experience the joy of dancing with others and create a sense of well-being through enjoyable gentle exercise!

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Autumn Rambles

28th Oct 2018 - 2nd Nov 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Walking

Ensuite Package Price: £330

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Exploring on foot is a great way to enjoy the autumnal mix of colours in the landscape at this magical time of the year. With everything from gentle riverside walks to challenging hikes, this break promises the most impressive scenery.

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November Managers Promotion (min 2 night stay)

1st Nov 2018 - 30th Nov 2018

Code: 0

Holiday Type: Leisure

Price per Person per Night: £49

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Stay As You Please Holidays gives you the flexibility to do whatever you want, but unlike other hotel holidays, we have staff on hand to help you plan so you don't miss out on any local attractions

Our “Stay as You Please” breaks offer the ideal opportunity to explore Willersley Castle Hotel, the Derbyshire Dales and beautiful Peak District.

Our knowledgeable team will be able to assist you with train and bus links or indeed directions to places of interest.

A few suggestions for enjoyable days out are below:

Bakewell

Bakewell is a small market town in the Derbyshire Dales, well known for the local confection Bakewell Pudding(often mistaken for the Bakewell Tart). It is located on theRiver Wye and has interesting shops, cafes and buildings. Many circular walks are start at Bakewell and the town is ideal for an afternoon of strolling.

Chatsworth Estate

A full day can be spent at the Chatsworth Estate with so much to see and do. Chatsworth is a stately home in theDerbyshire Dales, It is the seat of the Duke of Devonshireand has been home to the Cavendish family since 1549.The house, set in expansive parkland and backed by wooded, rocky hills rising to heather moorland, contains a unique collection of priceless paintings, furniture, Old Master drawings, neoclassical sculptures, books and other artefacts. Chatsworth has been selected as the United Kingdom's favorite country house several times.

Discounted Tickets available from Hotel Reception.

To add to the Estate, there is also a Farm Park for the younger visitors, farm shop, garden centre and the extensive grounds which you share with sheep and deer.

Eyam, the plague village!

A traditional English village that lies within the Peak District National Park. The village is noted for an outbreak of bubonic plague which occurred there in 1665, in which the villagers chose to isolate themselves rather than let the infection spread. With a visitor centre, Eyam Hall (National Trust property) and quaint village lanes this is an idyllic place of interest. Many of the old cottages have plaques on showing the plight of those in the village during the time of the plague.

Heights of Abraham

A fun day out for everyone! And it starts on a cable car

Heights of Abraham is a major attraction in Matlock Bath, only a few minute’s drive from Willersley Castle it consists of a hilltop park on top of Masson Hill, accessed by Cable Car from the village. The route is 568 metres (1,864 ft) long and climbs 169 metres (554 ft).. Once on the hilltop there are cavern and mine tours in both Great Masson Cavern and the Great Rutland Cavern, play areas, a visitor centre, stunning views, fossil factory and much more.

Discounted Tickets available from Hotel Reception

Castleton

A pretty village with stunning views, interesting gift shops and a visitor centre. This is an ideal starting point for a day’s walking on the High Peak, routes up Cave Dale,Winnats Pass, Mam Tor and Hollins Cross meet near Castleton. While there, there are four "show caves" to visit (one of them by boat) and at least one of them is open all year. Take a look at our guest information in reception for leaflets.

Buxton

Buxton is a spa town close to the county boundary withCheshire to the west and Staffordshire to the south, and is described as "the gateway to the Peak District National Park". Home to Poole's Cavern, an extensive limestone cavern open to the public, and St Ann's Well, fed by the geothermal spring bottled and sold internationally by Buxton Mineral Water Company. Also in the town is theBuxton Opera House, which hosts several music and theatre festivals each year. With a range of shops, beautiful grounds with Victorian Pavillion and Buxton Crescent it makes an enjoyable and varied day out.

Dovedale

No visit to Derbyshire is complete unless you have taken to the stepping stones in Dovedale, take the day to enjoy the town of Ashbourne before parking at Dovedale and taking an enjoyable flat walk along the dale. Stunning scenery on a riverside walk and the fun of hopping over the stepping stones before heading back. For those more energetic there are many popular marked walks that surround Dove Dale.

Local Walks

We have a full range of short, medium and long walks for your enjoyment available from Hotel reception. 

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Themed Night - 1940s - the War Years

18th Nov 2018 - 19th Nov 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Heritage

Price per Person per Night: £49

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

THEMED NIGHT - 1940s the War Years

Great food, great entertainment, and a great night’s sleep await you on one of our fabulous Themed Nights. Sunday night starts with a delicious themed dinner, followed by themed entertainment. A good night’s rest is followed by a hearty breakfast in the morning – all for just £49 per person!


Murder Mystery

23rd Nov 2018 - 25th Nov 2018

Code: 0

Holiday Type: Leisure

Ensuite Package Price: £194

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Can you Holmes in on the truth without losing your Marples? Then join us for this fun-filled, action-packed weekend and put your sleuthing skills to the test.

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December Managers Promotion (min 2 night stay)

1st Dec 2018 - 21st Dec 2018

Code: 0

Holiday Type: Leisure

Price per Person per Night: £45

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Stay As You Please Holidays gives you the flexibility to do whatever you want, but unlike other hotel holidays, we have staff on hand to help you plan so you don't miss out on any local attractions.

Our “Stay as You Please” breaks offer the ideal opportunity to explore Willersley Castle Hotel, the Derbyshire Dales and beautiful Peak District.

Our knowledgeable team will be able to assist you with train and bus links or indeed directions to places of interest.

A few suggestions for enjoyable days out are below:

Bakewell

Bakewell is a small market town in the Derbyshire Dales, well known for the local confection Bakewell Pudding(often mistaken for the Bakewell Tart). It is located on theRiver Wye and has interesting shops, cafes and buildings. Many circular walks are start at Bakewell and the town is ideal for an afternoon of strolling.

Chatsworth Estate

A full day can be spent at the Chatsworth Estate with so much to see and do. Chatsworth is a stately home in theDerbyshire Dales, It is the seat of the Duke of Devonshireand has been home to the Cavendish family since 1549.The house, set in expansive parkland and backed by wooded, rocky hills rising to heather moorland, contains a unique collection of priceless paintings, furniture, Old Master drawings, neoclassical sculptures, books and other artefacts. Chatsworth has been selected as the United Kingdom's favorite country house several times.

Discounted Tickets available from Hotel Reception.

To add to the Estate, there is also a Farm Park for the younger visitors, farm shop, garden centre and the extensive grounds which you share with sheep and deer.

Eyam, the plague village!

A traditional English village that lies within the Peak District National Park. The village is noted for an outbreak of bubonic plague which occurred there in 1665, in which the villagers chose to isolate themselves rather than let the infection spread. With a visitor centre, Eyam Hall (National Trust property) and quaint village lanes this is an idyllic place of interest. Many of the old cottages have plaques on showing the plight of those in the village during the time of the plague.

Heights of Abraham

A fun day out for everyone! And it starts on a cable car

Heights of Abraham is a major attraction in Matlock Bath, only a few minute’s drive from Willersley Castle it consists of a hilltop park on top of Masson Hill, accessed by Cable Car from the village. The route is 568 metres (1,864 ft) long and climbs 169 metres (554 ft).. Once on the hilltop there are cavern and mine tours in both Great Masson Cavern and the Great Rutland Cavern, play areas, a visitor centre, stunning views, fossil factory and much more.

Discounted Tickets available from Hotel Reception

Castleton

A pretty village with stunning views, interesting gift shops and a visitor centre. This is an ideal starting point for a day’s walking on the High Peak, routes up Cave Dale,Winnats Pass, Mam Tor and Hollins Cross meet near Castleton. While there, there are four "show caves" to visit (one of them by boat) and at least one of them is open all year. Take a look at our guest information in reception for leaflets.

Buxton

Buxton is a spa town close to the county boundary withCheshire to the west and Staffordshire to the south, and is described as "the gateway to the Peak District National Park". Home to Poole's Cavern, an extensive limestone cavern open to the public, and St Ann's Well, fed by the geothermal spring bottled and sold internationally by Buxton Mineral Water Company. Also in the town is theBuxton Opera House, which hosts several music and theatre festivals each year. With a range of shops, beautiful grounds with Victorian Pavillion and Buxton Crescent it makes an enjoyable and varied day out.

Dovedale

No visit to Derbyshire is complete unless you have taken to the stepping stones in Dovedale, take the day to enjoy the town of Ashbourne before parking at Dovedale and taking an enjoyable flat walk along the dale. Stunning scenery on a riverside walk and the fun of hopping over the stepping stones before heading back. For those more energetic there are many popular marked walks that surround Dove Dale.

Local Walks

We have a full range of short, medium and long walks for your enjoyment available from Hotel reception.

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Turkey & Tinsel

2nd Dec 2018 - 7th Dec 2018

Code: 0

Holiday Type: Leisure

Ensuite Package Price: £415

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

How would you like to celebrate Christmas early? This break will give you an opportunity to enjoy a traditional Christmas dinner, a festive afternoon tea and entertainment, plus two coach excursions.

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Short Walks & Log Fires

9th Dec 2018 - 14th Dec 2018

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Walking

Ensuite Package Price: £285

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

Take a gentle stroll, then stretch out and relax in front of a roaring log fire. This break includes morning walks led by our local guide, but still plenty of time to soak up the hotel’s cosy atmosphere.

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