We have received such a helpful email from Laura, a recent guest, responding to our to our quest for sharing of information for the benefit of other guests. Laura managed to pack an enormous amount into her weekend here with Andy, having obviously done a fair amount of useful research beforehand.
“The highlight was due to be a Pennine Helicopter Pleasure Flights helicopter ride”
Unfortunately, she tells, “this didn’t go ahead as the weather was apparently not suitable for flying on the Saturday, even though to us it looked beautiful so we have to rearrange and come back up for another weekend…which let’s be honest really isn’t a hardship!!”
“I booked for us to go on the Dambusters Run, but as you can see there are a few more to choose from. Once we have rearranged the flight I will give you a full run down of events, but so far they have been very helpful…”
Personally, I found even the the fast moving headlines on the website a bit hard to cope with, but a helicopter ride on a beautifully calm day in this beautiful part of the Peak District would be memorable. Watch this post – John and I may well venture into the air ourselves!
It has been really hot here as it has in most parts of the country. We are getting ready for Open Gardens next Sunday, 25 June 2017. The rose above the stone barn has prolific blooms that we are hoping will still be there at the end of the week. Lots of hot air balloons […]
Chatsworth House played host to RHS flower show for the 1st time this year. The setting is delightful and the show gardens all very natural which is lovely to see in this Peak District setting. Peak District Premier Cottages contributed to the sponsorship of the Experience Peak District garden which won a Silver Gilt medal. […]
The Eroica Festival will be taking place at Friden Grange between the 16 and 18 June 2017. This is one of the most popular events in the cycling and festival calendars and Tom’s and Douglas’s Barns are ideally placed being only 5 miles from the venue. You do not even need to get in the […]