“Cottage and Marion’s Bakewell Tart as wonderful and fantastic as the Derbyshire Dales!” Sept 09
“Our third stay in Tom’s Barn, and it’s as lovely as ever.”
“ We’ve had the most perfect week, eating, walking, relaxing… We really appreciated all the thought which has obviously gone into making it a real home form home.” April 2009
“Had a wonderful week here in Tom’s Barn – such a perfect piece of heaven!” April 2009
“What a wonderful stay – Derbyshire is ridiculously beautiful! This is what English living is all about – friendly people, lovely countryside and great pubs. The cottage, like its hosts, is warm and inviting. The lovely extras do not go unnoticed…” April 2009
” Fabulous week so good to get so far away from the world just a short drive up. Already booked our third visit for November this year. Stock up the wood pile, Hooch (the dog) didn’t want to leave!” April 2009
“How we have enjoyed our week in Tom’s Barn! So cosy – wonderful accommodation – simply everything one needs…” March 2009
” For two weary people and one enthusiastic dog this weekend has been a real tonic: idyllic location and Tom’s Barn is just perfect.” March 2009
” A fantastic find! I want to take the log burner back with me!” Feb. 2009
” Words can’t express the joy of visiting Tom’s Barn: John and Marion’s kindness, as well as stepping back in time with Parwich village life. A truly memorable experience – we will definitely return and tell all our friends.” Feb. 2009
” A great week, made all the nicer for the snow and log burner!” Feb. 2009
” This is our first cottage holiday and i really don’t think we cold have picked a better place…” Jan. 2009
We have no regrets in choosing the Dales over Sicily! This is a lovely cottage in a beautiful spot.”
“Absolutely perfect…We wanted a relaxing weekend away from our hectic lives and that is exactly what we found here.” Nov 08
“Lovely week…fantastic walking, perfect location and loved the wood fire and the lemon cake!” Nov 08
“So good we won’t tell anyone else about it!” Nov 2008
“Very comfortable, everything we could wish for. Five Star in every respect.” Sept 08
“We had a wonderful stay. Tom’s Barn exceeded our expectations.” Aug 08
“ Excellent. Great service from booking through to arrival. Everything supplied and more (including ginger cakes!…) Everything first class – what a rare treat these days!” May 08
“The area is better than advertised, great views etc, while the ‘barn’ (!!) has to be lived in to be fully appreciated….everything one could wish for.” April 08
“Have enjoyed a wonderful holiday. Over the years have stayed in many lovely cottages, this is the best.” April/May
Due to unforeseen circumstances Tom’s Barn is now available 24 June to 1 July 2016.
Douglas’s Barn is available to book for short breaks 3 or 4 nights between 2 and 20 May 2016. Bookings usually start on a Monday or a Friday but if you want a break that starts on a different day get in touch. We are very flexible with bookings.
There are some new attractions added to the list of treats available with the Premier Cottages special privileges card. Amongst them are Renishaw Hall, Thornbridge Hall Gardens (new discounts), Hassop Station Cafe, Village Green Cafe Eyam, Carsington Water Sports and Leisure, Hartington Cheese Shop.