Good food is a real priority for most our guests who like us seem to delight in finding excellent local farm shops and producers, restaurants and pubs.
We are extremely well provided for locally. We try hard to keep up to date but people’s tastes vary, standards wax and wain, owners come and go, and our pockets and waistlines prevent as much research as would perhaps be ideal. So we rely also on our guests and friends to keep us up to date.
Most of our guests leave useful comments in the visitors’ books but we feel an ongoing more accessible ‘discussion’ here on the blog might be more helpful in the long run.
To start the ball rolling (we appreciate it may take time) we would start off with an almost random list:
Local farm shops and producers:
We look forward to some fresh input – shoot our first suggestions down or add to them. Thank you.
Breaks are available in Douglas’s Barn at a 10% discounted rate between 1 May 2017 and 26 May 2017. A 3 day weekend break or 4 day mid week break is on offer for £410 and a 7 day beak at £625. Why not treat yourself for a few days away in the beautiful Peak […]
Happy Easter to all our guests, past, present and future. Thought today’s guests in Tom’s Barn and Douglas’s Barn would appreciate special cakes.
Ashbourne’s first ever Thursday market in the new location of Civic Square has got off to a bustling start, with traders turning out early to await their first customers. The new location, alongside Waitrose off Shaw Croft, is part of a trial to see if new life can be breathed into the Thursday market, which […]