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A Country Retreat
in the heart of Derbyshire
Set in the heart of the Derbyshire countryside overlooking the picturesque landscape of Amber Valley, Santo’s Higham Farm is a refurbished 15th century country farmhouse hotel that seamlessly blends period character with contemporary design. Within close proximity of a variety of activities, it is an ideal base to discover the natural beauty and ambience of Derbyshire and the Peak District.
Our unique award-winning hotel is a luxurious retreat for business or leisure, whether you are planning a function or looking for a relaxing break. We offer comfortable guest rooms, exquisite dining experiences and great facilities, accompanied by our warm and friendly service to make you feel at home.
From comfortable and sophisticated classic rooms to indulgent suites we have a room to suit all tastes and budgets.
Dining & Bar
Taste some of our locally sourced award winning culinary delights in the stylish Old Stables Restaurant or enjoy a light bite in the comfortable surroundings of the Sports Bar.
Set in the beautiful Derbyshire countryside Santo’s Higham Farm is an exclusive location with a bespoke service, designed to make your day extra special.
We attended a wedding and stayed overnight. It is a beautiful location with fantastic views for the photos. The room was warm and comfortable and the dinner fantastic. Nothing seemed to be too much trouble for the staff. They went above and beyond to help create a magical day. How this place is only three stars I do not know.
Sally O via TripAdvisor, October 2018
I would like to say a massive thank you to all the staff at Santo’s, everything from the check in to the check out was perfect. The staff couldn’t do enough for me and my wife who were made to feel like Royalty.
If anyone reading this review is looking for a break in a beautiful location with a homely feel, this is the place for you.
Mr & Mrs Clamp via TripAdvisor, October 2018
Fantastic! Used Santo’s as a venue for my daughters Christening. Absolutely blown away by the quality of service received on the day and prior to the day when arranging all the little details. We had full use the courtyard and the adjoining room with everything laid out to our specifications. Staff handled third party services very well and coordinated perfectly. The food was absolutely flawless and plentiful and worth every penny.
Sam S via TripAdvisor, June 2017
We attended a wedding and decided to stay overnight. Highly recommended. The venue is excellent for small weddings. The food was very good and the service perfect. All of the staff at Santos are an asset to the place from receptionist, bar staff, waiting staff and of course Santo himself. Everyone seems to take pride in their jobs and it shows. The bedrooms are very good, freshly decorated and the bed very comfortable. Plenty of places to sit and relax.
Reviewed 1st September 2017 by Romantics77 via TripAdvisor
Had a great weekend break staying at Santos Higham Farm Hotel. Staff were really friendly and very helpful. We also ate in the restaurant and the food and service were both excellent. If you are visiting the Matlock area it’s a great place to stay close by.
We were a couple but would also go back as a larger family group where some of the tables were set up for large families.
bmurphy2018 via TripAdvisor, August 2017