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
We have recently as a business joined Friends of the Peak. This charity is run and managed by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and its aim is to safeguard the landscapes of Britain’s first and most beautiful national park. They challenge and campaign against developments that threaten the Peak District’s beauty and tranquillity.They […]
Tom’s Barn and Douglas’s Barn have been closed this week for a complete repaint and spring clean. The painters have already completed Douglas’s Barn and Janet and Louise have worked their magic to get it all spruced up and ready for business again. Tom’s Barn will be open again next Friday and Douglas’s is available […]
Happy new year to everyone, hoping it is going to be a good one! We have nearly completed our 1st year here at Tom’s Barn and Douglas’s Barn and what a great year it has been. Met some lovely people, lovely well behaved dogs and a few beautiful babies. Looking forward to the coming year […]