Fri 29th July 2016
rating providor

Great base for single walker

After a year in which I had become 'single again' I wanted somewhere affordable to get away for some fresh air, where I could cook my own food, relax and do lots of hill walking. The studio really lived up to my hopes. For the school holidays, the price was good. Communication was efficient both before the visit and via the written guide. The accommodation is compact but I was impressed with how well everything worked - even down to the sharp chopping knives. The shower was great (welcome after 6 hour walks ) and the owners provided high quality bedding and towels. The internet was easy to set up if a little intermittent at times. Parking is not adjacent to the property but I had no trouble finding somewhere close by. One of the biggest bonuses was being able to go on walks without using the car at all. Bradwell connects the white and dark peak areas so there is a big choice of walking routes. Chapel en le frith is less than 10 miles with two supermarkets whilst Bradwell itself has a decent sized co-op and a generous fish and chip shop. All in all a great week. My only reservation was the lack of stotage space. Even some of the space under the bed was taken up with spare linen and towelswhich meant food had to stay in the shopping bag at the end of the bed. If i went again, I would buy food daily from the co-op.