I have been trying for days to upload a (small) map showing which parts of the country all our guests come from. So far success has eluded me so instead we are going to show you two rather lovely Parwich pictures.
John got up early this to capture some peaceful morning scenes after a wonderful cleat, crisp and frosty night with the most enormous full moon, apparently nearer the earth than it has been for 20 years…
In spite of cheerfully dire predictions about the inevitable effect this proximity of the moon might have, today dawned as peacefully as any other for us lucky people in this little corner of the world. With all the ghastly things that are going on elsewhere the tranquillity and beauty seems all the more fragile and special.
So many of our guests come from busier parts of the country (back to our map…!) and the peace and quiet is something they all remark upon and appreciate.
The following is a small extract from a delightful email we received earlier this week: “Tom’s Barn was so welcoming and comfortable without being pretentious that (my husband) instantly relaxed, something that he finds tricky!! We were so taken by the peace and lack of light pollution, we live in such a busy part of the country that this made a big impact on us. We felt like we had gone back in time in a very good way.”
We have recently as a business joined Friends of the Peak. This charity is run and managed by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and its aim is to safeguard the landscapes of Britain’s first and most beautiful national park. They challenge and campaign against developments that threaten the Peak District’s beauty and tranquillity.They […]
Tom’s Barn and Douglas’s Barn have been closed this week for a complete repaint and spring clean. The painters have already completed Douglas’s Barn and Janet and Louise have worked their magic to get it all spruced up and ready for business again. Tom’s Barn will be open again next Friday and Douglas’s is available […]
Happy new year to everyone, hoping it is going to be a good one! We have nearly completed our 1st year here at Tom’s Barn and Douglas’s Barn and what a great year it has been. Met some lovely people, lovely well behaved dogs and a few beautiful babies. Looking forward to the coming year […]