The height of the snow is reducing, but almost imperceptibly. Our guests today managed to leave OK with baby (Douglas’s Barn) and cello (Tom’s Barn). Philip K from next door had most kindly offered to ferry them down in his Landrover but our intrepid guests insisted on making the journey to their cars on foot as did the incoming guests, having tried and failed to make that final slope by car.
John has been out taking more photos – we thought this view of the garden in the late afternoon was rather attractive, with the sun casting shadows through the trees.
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 […]