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Located in Ellastone, 6.1 miles from Alton Towers, The Duncombe Arms provides accommodations with a garden, free private parking, a restaurant and a bar. The property is around 22 miles from Trentham Gardens, 25 miles from Buxton Opera House and 25 miles from Chatsworth House. The hotel features family rooms.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a coffee machine, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a terrace and a private bathroom with a shower. Free WiFi is available to all guests, while certain rooms include a patio. At The Duncombe Arms each room comes with bed linen and towels.

The accommodation offers a continental or Full English/Irish breakfast.

The nearest airport is East Midlands Airport, 31 miles from The Duncombe Arms.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

The Duncombe Arms has been welcoming guests since Mar 15, 2019

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, if i book a room for tonight will we automatically receive a table reservation please? Thanks
    Hello, You would need to book a table separately. You can do this online or by calling us at 01335324275
    Answered on 1 October 2021
  • Would I be able to bring 3 elderly dogs
    No sorry the limit is 1 dog per room
    Answered on 1 October 2021
  • I understand you name your room a Twin Room, but am unsure if there is 2 single beds available in any of your rooms? Any help would be appreciated.
    Hello, Yes, a twin room does have 2 single beds.
    Answered on 1 October 2021
  • Do you provide an evening meal, if booked in advance?
    Hello, Yes you can book a table online or by calling us on 01335 324 275
    Answered on 1 October 2021
  • Hi, if i was to book is there any chance you could put birthday decorations in the room before we arrive please?
    Hello, The flower shop in Ashbourne could provide decorations and deliver them here. 01335 344171. We could then pop them in the room for you
    Answered on 1 October 2021
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    The Duncombe Arms

    Food: British

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of The Duncombe Arms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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4:00 PM - 10:00 PM


9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 years
Extra bed upon request
£30 per child, per night
Crib upon request
£25 per child, per night
2 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
£30 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo The Duncombe Arms accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

FAQs about The Duncombe Arms

  • The Duncombe Arms offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at The Duncombe Arms is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

    • The Duncombe Arms is 350 feet from the center of Ellastone.

    • Guests staying at The Duncombe Arms can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish

    • The Duncombe Arms has 1 restaurant:

      • The Duncombe Arms

    • Room options at The Duncombe Arms include:

      • Suite
      • Double

    • The prices at The Duncombe Arms may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.