When we converted our very decrepit redundant farm buildings, our vision was to restore the lovely limestone buildings as sympathetically as possible and to offer exceptional self-catering accommodation within the beautiful Peak District National Park whilst making a minimal impact on the environment and local wildlife. Our environmental commitment was originally to ensure that we:
Since then we have implemented a new waste and recycling policy, a more efficient storage system for rain water, a transport and purchasing policy and many energy saving initiatives. We do not want to rest on our laurels…
As a small business we are aware that our activities can cause harm to the environment and we take steps to minimise this effect. We encourage our guests to be ‘green’ during their stay and we ensure that information and facilities are on hand to make this easy.
We constantly strive to manage Orchard Farm and our own lives in the most energy-efficient way, without making a negative impact on our guests’ enjoyment of their holiday with us.
John and Marion Fuller-Sessions Last reviewed 15 May 2014
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.
There are still a few free dates at the end of March/April in both Tom’s and Douglas’s Barns. Short breaks, 3 or 4 nights, which are not normally available are on offer. Please look at availability and give me a call or book on line.