The Duck House
Sitting room

The Duck House Hilton Derbyshire

The Duck House Beautiful ground floor barn situated on a working farm in Hilton Derbyshire Dog friendly Sleeps 2 Free Wifi underfloor heating throughout with super kingsize bed ensuite wetroom Close to National Trust properties pubs

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The Duck House is a fantastic one bedroom ground floor barn which has recently been converted sympathetically but with a modern fresh look keeping many of its original features.  It is decorated to a very high standard and run alongside a Visit England 5 Star Gold B&B Farmhouse.

It has a wonderful open plan living area with pitched ceilings and exposed oak beams.  A spacious and light sitting room with french doors (opening onto a private terrace/garden which is completely dog proof!), flat screen TV, DVD player (with a selection of DVD's), and free wifi.  The fully working kitchen has excellent facilities including a ceramic hob/oven, dishwasher, washing machine/dryer, microwave, iron etc.  Complimentary tea, coffee, sugar and biscuits in the kitchen for your stay.

The bedroom and ensuite wet room boast exposed beams and pitched ceilings.  The bedroom also has french doors which lead onto the terrace/garden.  Super kingsize bed, or can be split into twin beds, flat screen TV, radio, hair dryer and plenty of storage.  The ensuite has an excellent shower, with two shower heads, sink, wc.  Grab rails are located next to the loo and in the shower so our guests with movement disabilites can use the facilities safely. (A plastic seat can be provided for guests who need to sit down whilst having a shower.  Please mention this when booking.  The whole barn has touch screen underfloor heating which is easy to operate and is very efficient.  Eygptian cotton sheets and large bath/hand towels are provided.  Extra blankets/pillows are also available.

The barn faces west so enjoys the evening sun.  It has a very generous terrace, with a seating/dining area for the warmer evenings.  There is also a BBQ.  A raised lawn area, and fully fenced dog proof garden with views across the fields.  During the summer, open water swimming is available in the lake, and coarse fishing is available all year round.

A travel cot/high chair is available for babies/toddlers.  There is a single matress/camp bed which is available for a small child.  An additional charge is made for sheets and towels.

The Duck House can also be used  for Bed and Breakfast or a breakfast hamper can be provided.  This has proved popular for guests needing ground floor accommodation or for those who bring a dog.  Please mention this when booking.  The 5 Star Gold Bed and Breakfast accommodation can be viewed by looking at

The farm is very central giving excellent access to local shops, visitor attractions, and motorway connections. The M1 is approx 20 mins drive. Derby City centre is approx 10 miles, Uttoxeter 9 miles.  Stoke approx 20 minute drive, whilst Birmingham NEC is approx 45 mins, depending on the traffic.  Alton Towers, Hansons Auctioneers, Uttoxeter Race Course, Castle Donington, National Trust properties (Kedleston, Sudbury, Calke Abbey etc are very nearby.  Chatsworth is approx 50 minutes drive on the scenic route!


If you are just looking for one night away, then no problem.  We cater for as many nights as you like, and therefore the prices vary depending on how many nights you stay.


Low season:  1st October to 22nd December and then from 4th January to 30th March

High season: 1st April to 30th September

Prices for one night stay start from £95.00.  (Breakfast hampers can be provided and for two people they start from £20.00 - self catering)

Prices for a weekend short break (Friday to Monday) start from £210.00  (Low season)

Prices for a weekend short break (Friday to Monday) start from £270.00 (High season)

Single tariff rate available - please telephone 07815 956626.


Start days can be flexible for guests wishing to book one week.  Please mention this when booking.

Prices for a weeks stay start from £235.00 (low season) and from £295.00 (high season)

For Christmas and New Year, please ring with your dates.  There is a minimum stay of two nights during the festive season.


For any help with regards to booking The Duck House, please ring:

Sally Hibbert - 07815 956626 or 01283 732303


Address:  Hall Croft Farm, Uttoxeter Road, Hilton, Derby, DE65 5FZ

Farm location:  Just of the A50, junction 5.  The farm is located up a long drive just off Uttoxeter Road.  There is a white sign at the bottom of the drive which says The Lavender Patch at Hall Croft Farm.  Come up the drive and as it splits into two, take the left drive and aim for the cream farmhouse.  Come into the main houseyard, and you will see the barn on the left, with three arched windows and front door.


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Contact Details

Hall Croft Farm
Uttoxeter Road
DE65 5FZ
T: 01283 732303
M: 07815 956626

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