Florence Nightingale was deeply attached to Lea Hurst, the family's summer home, writing that "it breaks my heart to leave Lea Hurst". It is easy to see why. The house sits in a magnificent position, on the edge of the village of Holloway, overlooking the Derwent Valley.
As Nightingale's bicentenary approaches, we have decided to offer the Nightingale Suite to guests keen to follow in her footsteps. Lea Hurst is also a convenient base from which to explore the delights of the Peak District.
We have 4 historic Suites to choose from, with detailed descriptions and images provided in the links below.
The Florence Nightingale Suite at Lea Hurst
The Gaskell Family Suite at Lea Hurst
The Parthenope Suite at Lea Hurst
Lea Hurst is set beautifully in the Derbyshire countryside. The house is immaculate and tastefully furnished with many images and artefacts related to Florence Nightingale and her family.