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Archive for December, 2009

TripAdvisor Reviews

See Tom’sĀ and Douglas’s Barns on Trip Advisor for the latest reviews from guests who have all stayed in either Tom’s or Douglas’s Barns recently.

More Things to Do

There is so much to do locally, it can be bewildering knowing where to start. When you are actually staying here you will find access to pretty well all the information you might need already loaded onto the Sony netbook in your barn. Before you are here perhaps the first bit of advice is to [...]

Cycling in the Peak District

We’re on slightly dodgier ground here, personally, as neither of us is a great cyclist. We do have possess a pair of bikes bought to lend our guests (at the their own risk as one has to add, these days) which does mean you don’t necessarily have to drive here with a pair strapped to [...]

Walking in the Peak District

For walking there can’t be many spots to rival the Peak District (and not that many can better the choice immediately available to guests in our two Orchard Farm holiday cottages). Without even getting into the car there is something to suit everyone, right from the doorstep and all in such beautiful surroundings. In each [...]

As we approach 2010…

We have two quite exciting technological developments to tell you about. The first is that we now have been able to seriously boost the strength of our wireless internet connection. For a long time we have offered wireless internet access in both barns; at first only a minority of guests seemed to use it but [...]