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Holiday at Home! It might be Cheaper!

We have learnt that money (¬£23.7bn) ¬†does buy you fame even if momentary and extremely light-hearted! It also will buy you a bargain flight to Portugal (it would have made more sense to buy up a few aeroplanes). You can holiday in this country, in some comfort, for considerably less. Since the ‘Great Fare Robbery’ [...]


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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 #
  • Tom's Barn is full until the last weekend of October, which is still available at the moment. Plenty of gaps in November and December still. 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 first weekend 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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