Leanne and Patrick, who stayed in Tom’s Barn earlier this month with their beautiful dog, Bailey, have just sent us a batch of five photos which can now be seen in the ‘Your Photos’ gallery. (I couldn’t resist sneaking in this beautiful water lily that John took this morning- it is the most lovely pink!)
Patrick and Leanne really made the very best use of their time here – including a 12 1/2 mile hike round Carsington which is steeper and more tiring and indeed feels longer than many people realise before they set out…
They loved Dovedale and she writes: “We all had a wonderful time and can’t wait to come back next May!”
Meanwhile, in their photo you can spot the newly ‘repaired’ stepping stones. The rumpus about this still rages on. Whatever the rights and wrongs the repair work has certainly been shoddily done and the poor National Trust, which does so much good work quietly and unseen to help keep the banks of the Dove safe and pleasantly walkable for us all finds itself under sustained attack.
We have been having the most glorious May. The gardens are looking splendid and we have had lots of guests enjoying the lovely Peak District. We have had to turn our attention, as lots of others have, to become compliant with new laws. We are sure that you are all aware that the new GDPR […]
It may still be a bit chilly but the blossom is out at Orchard Farm. Looking forward to some nice warm weather for our guests to enjoy. Lots of bookings already for May, June and July but still a few gaps just waiting to be filled. Hoping to see new and returning guests to Tom […]
As winter seems determined to creep into Spring it seems appropriate to have a post Easter offer. Mid April is a lovely time to start to blow away the cobwebs. What better place to be than a brisk walk or leisurely stroll in the Peak District. The weather will be warmer, can’t be any colder […]