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.
Angela and Robert Roebuck Last reviewed 20 November 2016
Ever since we moved here we have wanted a dog, the farm just calls out for one. We have lots of guests that bring their dogs and each time we said we need to get on of our own. Well here she is Sunshine Honeybeam otherwise known as Izzy. She is a wired haired Vizsla […]
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. […]