lea hall derbyshire country houses

A Grade 2* Listed Manor House.

Self-catering accommodation sleeping 20 guests


In the Derbyshire Village of Lea, Lea Hall is the childhood home of Florence Nightingale. The hall, which has a 16th century rear part, and a magnificent 18th century front, has been completely restored and converted to self-catering holiday accommodation to provide a unique all en suite holiday experience.

The Hall has a grand entrance with impressive chandelier lit, portrait clad staircase leading to 10 bedrooms over 2 floors. 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.


Ground Floor

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.

Panelled dining room in the earlier part of the hall wood burning stove seating 20.

Stainless Steel Catering Kitchen with dual fuel range and dishwasher.

WC with high level cistern.


First Floor

Five Bedrooms

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


Second Floor

Five Bedrooms

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 LCD TV & IPOD dock.

All beds will be made up as doubles unless twins are requested on booking.

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Floor Plans

We try to accurately convey in our descriptions and pictures the interiors of the cottages. There may be small differences between the actual properties and descriptions as we are constantly seeking to update and improve our facilities.

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External Catering


If you want external catering, we can recommend the following outside caterers and pop up cocktail bar.


Slideshow of images of Lea Hall


Lea Hall Fire Risk Assessment (in Word Format)


The front of lea hall and the terrace
The front of Lea Hall
the main staircase from the main entrance
The view of the staircase from the main entrance
sitting room
A view of the sitting room
the library
The library
bedroom 7 lea hall
Bedroom 7 at Lea Hall
room 9 detail
Part of the en-suite bathroom for bedroom 4
room 8
Bedroom 8 at Lea Hall
interior details
Interior details - dining room entrance and library light fitting
dining room
The dining room
the rear terrace
The rear terrace and garden
kitchen view
Kitchen view
kitchen view
Another view
gas cooker
Gas cooker