The Devonshire Arms at Beeley The Peak District, Peak District
Classic country Inn on the Chatsworth EstateBook
Member since November 2022
Located on the stunning Chatsworth Estate, The Devonshire Arms at Beeley is the kind of country Inn that dreams are made of. A short drive from Chatsworth House, the Inn and its 18 beautiful en-suite bedrooms blend an idyllic village setting with contemporary comfort. The award winning dining will make your stay truly memorable.
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Relaxing Luxury Break
From £93 pppn for a 5 night stay, to £120 pppn for a 1 night stay
Stay in a Standard room and receive:
- Welcome drink on arrival (Glass of Prosecco/House wine/tea or coffee)
- Award winning dinner on one evening (£35 pp allowance)
- Full breakfast for two daily
- Lazy noon checkout
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- Short walk from Chatsworth House
- Individual bedrooms
- Award winning Brasserie
- Stunning location in the Peak District National Park
- Roaring fire in the welcoming bar
- Large garden terrace
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The Devonshire Arms at Beeley
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Hotel check-in time:
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Monday – Saturday
Breakfast is served from 8am until 10.00am
Lunch is served from 12noon until 4.00pm
Dinner is served from 5.30pm until 9.00pm
12pm until 8pm
Pre-booking is essential. Prime dinner times of 6-8.00pm do get booked up quickly. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment. Please note in the comments section whether you would like a table in the Brasserie or the Inn, we will do our best to accommodate where possible but cannot guarantee a table in either area.
They can cater for any dietary requirements provided they are mentioned at the time of booking.
Car park is free of charge to all hotel guests - space reservation is not required.
Due to the age of the building, the hotel does not have a lift.
The Ashop room is an accessible twin room, including a wet room with grab handles for the toilet, and seat and handles in the shower.
Children up to 3 yr. stay for free on existing beds. Children 13 yr. and older are chargeable as adults.
Chatsworth Health and Fitness Club
After a generous initial funding by His Grace, the late Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth Gymnasium opened its doors on Sunday 12th September 1999. They now offer you the chance to use this excellent facility during your stay. The Club boasts a gymnasium, swimming pool and tennis court which can be booked for a small charge during your stay.
History of the hotel
The tale of a Chatsworth coaching Inn
The first mention of Beeley was in a Domesday Book of 1086 and later in 1236, as ‘Bewlag' and by 1346 as ‘Bylegh'. The Devonshire Arms originated as three separate cottages in 1726 and these were converted into an Inn in 1747.
During the period 1755-64 there were three Inns in the village. Only The Devonshire Arms has survived, retaining the charm of the 18th Century coaching Inn it once was.
Coaches carried visitors from London and the Peak, stopping in Beeley to rest the horses. Among these visitors was the distinguished writer Charles Dickens who was a frequent visitor in his lifetime. It is rumoured that King Edward VII often met his mistress Alice Keppel at The Devonshire Arms at Beeley.
Beeley parish register records that on Thursday 11th July 1872, there was a tremendous thunderstorm at 3.30pm. At Beeley the brook was so swollen as to flood the road, making it impassable at the front of The Devonshire Arms. History repeated itself on Sunday 31st August 1997, eerily at the same time of 3.30pm. The height of the water is marked on the beam in the bar.
Dogs are welcome in some Deluxe Rooms, additional charges apply, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for availability.
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