The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley The Peak District, Peak District
Charming Country Inn on the Chatsworth EstateBook
Member since December 2022
Situated at the heart of the Chatsworth Estate in one of the Peak District's most charming villages, The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley is everything you'd expect it to be. Great food, excellent ales, and comfy rooms surrounded by magnificent countryside. A short distance away from the splendour of Chatsworth House and all the Peak District has to offer.
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Relaxing Country Escape
From £93 pppn for a 5 night stay, to £120 pppn for a 1 night stay
Stay in a Petite Double room and receive:
- Welcome drink on arrival (Glass of Prosecco/house wine/tea or coffee)
- Dinner on one evening in The Inn (£32 pp allocation)
- Full breakfast for two daily
- Lazy noon check out
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- Charming bedrooms
- In the heart of the Pilsley
- Short walk to Chatsworth House
- Gastro Pub dining with a sophisticated twist.
- Ideal location to explore the area
- Locally sourced produce
- Range of local activities
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The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley
Good to know
Hotel check-in time:
Hotel check-out time:
8.00am to 10.00am each day.
Monday to Saturday
Lunch 12.00pm to 3.30pm
Dinner 5.30pm to 8.30pm
Lunch 12.00pm to 4.00pm
Dinner 5.30pm to 8.30pm
Complimentary parking is available
Due to the age of the building there is not a lift.
Children are welcome in some rooms, up to 2 yr. stay for free on existing beds. Children 13 yr. and older are chargeable as adults.
Just a stroll away from the splendour of Chatsworth House, The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley is a village Inn with charm by the pint.
The small, pretty village of Pilsley (not to be confused with the Pilsley near Clay Cross) is built mainly of a type of local sandstone, with many of its houses being owned by the Chatsworth Estate.
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.
Monday – Friday: 7am – 8pm
Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays: 8am – 1:30pm
History of the hotel
Part of the village was built in the mid 1700s and more houses were added in the late 1830s at the same time as the school. These houses were mainly for estate workers who were to be rehoused, while the nearby village of Edensor was being relocated out of sight of Chatsworth House.
Even today, most of the villagers either work, or have worked, on the estate. If you are wondering why there is no church, the three estate villages of Pilsley, Beeley and Edensor tended to share their amenities. Therefore, the local church is to be found in the latter.
At the western end of the village is a green and, beyond the high street, you'll find different paths leading to some lovely woodland walks. The main track was once a packhorse route, bringing lead from Monyash en-route to the coast.
Pilsley is also home to the Chatsworth Farm Shop–built in the estate's former shire horse stud farm. Both this establishment and the 300 year old Devonshire Arms are advocates of local produce. Many of the dishes on the menu at The Devonshire have ingredients which have come from the shop.
Four-Poster rooms are all dog-friendly, with dogs welcome to stay at £15 per dog, per night.
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