The Peacock at Rowsley has been a hotel since the 1830s and is part of the Haddon Estate, owned by Lord and Lady Edward Manners who live at nearby Haddon Hall.
This luxury Peak District hotel began life as a manor house in the late 1600s and has been a beacon of hospitality ever since. Located in the beautiful Peak District National Park, the family-owned hotel is an ideal base from which to explore and discover all that the area has to offer.
As an independent Peak District hotel we strive to provide exceptional service, food and comfort.
We have fifteen bedrooms, from cosy single rooms to bedrooms with four poster beds and a luxurious suite; an award winning fine dining restaurant to amaze the taste buds; a very popular private dining room which is perfect for special occasions; a cosy atmospheric bar with fine wines, local real ales, a cocktail menu and a freshly cooked local food offering; a beautiful river fronted garden designed by Arne Maynard; access to dry fly fishing on the Haddon Estate; exclusive guided tours and discounted admission to neighboring Haddon Hall and Chatsworth House.
The Peacock at Rowsley holds three AA red stars and received the following comments from our latest AA inspection:
“The Peacock at Rowsley continues to impress, this was a particularly enjoyable visit to a well managed establishment, compliments to the team. Hospitality was a perfect example of charming, attentive and friendly customer engagement, a memorable aspect of the stay. Similarly, the service all focused upon providing attentive and refined guest experiences. Housekeeping deserve special mention, delightful cleanliness and housekeeping services. Dan and the kitchen team also deserve praise, exceptional cuisine, exciting, contemporary dishes, with clarity and precision.” October 2014
We warmly welcome all guests to our luxury hotel Peak District and look forward to seeing you soon.
Originally called Rowsley Manor, The Peacock dates from 1652 and was built for the Steward of nearby Haddon Hall. It then became a dower house for the Manners family before becoming a hotel in 1832.
Famed for its fishing and close location to Haddon Hall, Chatsworth House and the spa towns of Matlock and Buxton, the Peak District hotel has been a haven for discerning travellers for over one hundred and eighty years.
The Peacock is situated between Bakewell and Matlock in the Peak District National Park. We are within an hour’s drive of Sheffield, Nottingham and Manchester and with an excellent train service from London St Pancras to Chesterfield.
Our dedicated team is here to help ensure that you have an enjoyable visit, from managing your booking and delivering excellent service to advising on local Peak District attractions.
During your stay you may meet The Peacock’s Head Chef, Dan Smith, who is the team member in charge of delivering our excellent fine dining menus. Also on hand to assist guests is Stephan Mihai, The Peacock’s Bar Manager, who is happy to advise guests in their choice of drink.
The Peacock at Rowsley is pleased to be a dog friendly hotel. Dogs are welcome to stay in your room and we are happy to provide dog food and water bowls for your companion’s benefit. Please note that dogs are not allowed in our bar, restaurant or lounge.
Our canine guests are also sure to enjoy the local countryside, with many fantastic walking trails through the moors and hills of the Peak District on offer.