Lea Hall is a Grade II* listed 17th and 18th-century manor house sleeping 20 guests in 10 en-suite bedrooms. The former childhood home to the household name Florence Nightingale, this holiday property has been lovingly restored to its former glory and is set in the heart of rural Derbyshire.
Optional hot tub hire 1 - £200 or 2 side by side - £350.
Located within the village of Lea, it has been sympathetically and stylishly furnished by the owner, and extras such and bathrobes and slippers are also provided. In respect of the period features of the Hall it is only available for 139 days per year book early to avoid disappointment.
A security bond of £500 is payable 3 days prior to arrival refunded with 7 working days.
The Hall has a grand entrance with impressive chandelier lit, portrait clad staircase leading to 10 bedrooms over 2 floors.
The drawing room with crystal chandelier, open fire, flatscreen TV and soft furnishings is the perfect setting in which to relax.
The dining room is set in the older part of the hall, which dates back to the 1600s, and has a wood-burning stove and seating for 20.
It is within walking distance to a cosy pub, tea rooms, restaurant and the famous John Smedley factory with its famous mill shop for luxury bargain sweaters.
At the rear of the Hall there is a terrace and landscaped garden leading off from the Dining Room. The terrace can be set up for outside meals if required you are welcome to bring along a BBQ.
Stone flagged entrance hall through original glazed door.
Drawing room with crystal chandelier open fire LCD TV and soft furnishings.
Drawing Room 2 with grand chandelier, open fire, soft furnishings with many books and magazine to ponder over.
Dining room in the earlier part of the hall wood burning stove seating 20.
Stainless Steel Catering Kitchen with dual fuel range, dishwashers, 2 microwaves, fridges and freezer.
WC with high level cistern.
Room 9 - Chinese Large Georgian Room zip and link bed with en suite bathroom with double ended free standing ball and claw bath
Room 10 - Chocolate Large Georgian Room with canopied six foot zip and link bed with en suite bathroom with double ended free standing ball and claw bath
Rooms 6,7 & 8 - All with zip and link beds & en suite shower rooms
Gallery (click to enlarge images)
Room 1 - Private staircase leading to bedroom with zip and link bed en suite shower room (can interconnect with room 2 must be requested prior to arrival).
Rooms 2 & 3 - large rooms with zip and link beds & en suite shower rooms
Room 4 - Suite with large bedroom with zip and link bed, and en-suite bathroom with slipper bath and chaise-long sofa bed
Room 5 - Romantic bedroom with slipper bath in the room.
All bedrooms have a TV.
All beds will be made up as doubles unless twins are requested on booking.
Finding Lea Hall
Lea Hall is located in the quiet village of Lea, on the East bank of the River Derwent, a few miles from Matlock and Cromford.
The address is:
Lea is surrounded by lovely, peaceful countryside with excellent walking and cycling from the door.
All the major sights of the Peak District, such as Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Carsington Water are readily accessible from Lea Hall.
If you want external catering, we can recommend the following outside caterers and pop up cocktail bar.
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