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.
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 […]