A 18th century former miner's Inn set in the heart of the Peak District.


The Pig of Lead was formerly a public house and is situated on the outskirts of the beautiful village of Bonsall. Now offering bed & breakfast accommodation with en-suite rooms. All the rooms have tea & coffee making facilities, hairdryer and TV with teletext, DVD player and Wi Fi. Ideally situated within easy access to areas of local interest in the Derbyshire Dales and the Peak District. For single occupancy please use promotional code SINGLE OCCUPANCY.

History to the present day

Formerly called the Via Gellia Inn, it stood where the Via Gellia road meets the Clatterway. It was an inn in the mid 1700's and used by miners of the local quarry.

Food and Drinks

Breakfast is served in the Breakfast Room daily from 8.00am to 9.00am. Enjoy the Derbyshire breakfast which consists of bacon, sausage, tomato, mushrooms, award winning local black pudding, free range eggs and homemade oatcakes, toast and local honey. A selection of cereals, fruit juices, teas and coffees are also served.

Other facilities

A guest sitting room with solid fuel stove is available to relax in at the end of the day. Off road parking and secure parking is available if required. If you are a walker you can park your car for the week and find public footpaths in all directions on the doorstep. A lock up facility for bicycles is also available.


18th century buildings

Breakfast included

Free car parking (on site)

No smoking

Historic Property


Free broadband access (wired)


DVD library

Luggage storage

Food and Drinks

Continental breakfast (included)

Cooked breakfast (included)

Nearby recreations

Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Historic houses


Recommended restaurants (a short drive)

Age restrictions

Children welcome

Minimum age 5

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Travel Info

Address: Pig of Lead, Via Gellia Road, Bonsall, Derbyshire, DE4 2AJ, United Kingdom

Address: Pig of Lead, Via Gellia Road, Bonsall, Derbyshire, DE4 2AJ

Check In: After 4.00pm Check Out: 10.30am

Directions: From Matlock, take A6 to Cromford. At lights turn right onto A5012 (Cromford Hill). Turn right after the Greyhound Public House onto Water Lane. Continue for 0.9 miles. The Pig of Lead is on your right at the intersection of the A5012 and Clatterway.