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Can Work be Happiness…?

As always, our days are very full, and very varied, with part work and part pleasure (and the two are very intertwined). The ‘work’ is all to do with our two holiday cottages, Tom’s and Douglas’s Barns, which very much are at the centre of our lives but we would be hard pushed to identify [...]

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  • We have had a long spell of wonderfully hot summer weather but it has been slightly cooler and more changeable of late. If you have any worries about roads or weather before coming here do check with us first; and check also for up to the minute reports during adverse conditions on our village blog. Do also look at these sites: Local weather conditions for BBC reports for Ashbourne. Local road conditions for BBC Travel News #
  • The year is filling up fast. Tom's Barn is full until the middle of October when there are a few gaps. November and December are very open. See here for the latest update on availability for Tom's Barn. #
  • The first available date in Douglas's Barn at the moment is the very last week of August (Friday 29 August to Friday 5 September and thereafter a couple of short breaks in October. November and December are wide open still so plenty of scope there. Things can change very quickly so if you're possibly wondering about booking see here for the current situation in Douglas's Barn. #
  • Since the new iPad - pre-loaded with weblinks to helpful local sites to ensure you can make the most of your time here - we have just had both barns redecorated from top to toe. We also have a new table in the kitchen and an extending magnifying mirror in the bathroom. #

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