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We know that remembering what to bring (and what you don't need to worry about) can be a problem (especially if you're in a hurry packing and have a family to look after).  So to help you out, here is a list of some of the things you might want to bring with you.

Herbs and spices - but you may find a few already there depending on what previous guests have left behind!  Similarly with things like gravy granules.

Kitchen roll - in addition to the initial supply that we provide
Bin bags - in addition to the initial supply that we provide
Dish cloths - if you prefer them to the sponges provided

Shampoo, conditioner, bath / shower gel
Toilet roll - in addition to the initial supply that we provide
Bars of soap - if you prefer them to the liquid soap provided


Butter / margarine
Marmalade / jams
Sandwich fillings
Choccie bars / snacks for walks
Sandwich bags
Biscuits / cakes
Squashes / cordials

Please bring your own x-box games if you intend to use the x-box in the Annex

Please bring your own 'old' towels for pets, pet bedding and poop and scoop bags!

And a few that you don't need to worry about as they're provided by us.  See also the list of Services and Facilities.

Coffee, tea, sugar
Biscuits (initial packet for your arrival)
Milk (initial carton for your arrival)
Salt and pepper
Kitchen roll
Cookery books 

Table linen and coasters (including for Christmas)

Washing up liquid
Sponges for washing up
Tea towels
Dishwasher tablets - initial supply
Kitchen roll - initial supply
Bin bags - initial supply

Washing machine tablets - initial supply

Hand and bath towels
Liquid soap in all bathrooms
Toilet roll - initial supply

Duvets and bed linen
Hairdryers - in all bedrooms

Maps and walking / cycling routes
Good Pub Guide
Reading books - for all ages
Board games - for all ages

Fire guard
High chair
Stair gates

Air freshener

Logs - unlimited supply

Dog bowls (two) and plastic protector for under bowls

Spare light bulbs
Cycle repair kit
Sewing kit
First Aid kit
Candles - for emergency use only, if there is a power cut 
Christmas tree and Christmas tree lights - usually put up from around mid-December!

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Valley View holiday cottage is fully booked for weekends up to June 2018.

Do get in touch if you are looking for a mid-break 

  • Sleeps 13+2 in 6 bedrooms
  • Dog and pet friendly
  • Located in Dovedale, stunning views!
  • Deal direct with the owner Wendy Boast

Call 07980 390 520 or send and email:



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