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A Very Special Visit

§The William and Catherine Honeymoon Boudoir?§When we were children my brother sister and I were always told that April 1st jokes stopped at noon. Was that just our parents feeling they couldn’t cope with more than half a dayful of what we children thought were hilariously convincing jokes or is that idea widely held? Anyway, [...]

Tom’s Barn: Sexy place/love nest…?

According to the Times Travel section Sat 12 Feb 2011… With Valentine’s day fast approaching, and with both Tom’s and Douglas’s Barns having frequently been identified as romantic cottages for two I suppose we shouldn’t have been surprised to find Tom’s Barn selected by Kate Quill of the Times for her list of 18 “Love [...]

Tom’s and Douglas’s Barns – Romantic Getaways

- ‘Extra Special Country Retreats’ – We are delighted to report that our barns are featured in the February Country Homes & Interiors magazine, out today, as one of their four selected Romantic Getaways. They must have St Valentine’s Day in mind (which rather impractically for a romantic short break this year falls on a [...]

News and Pics from Katie and Dan who stayed here last week

Katie and Dan, who spent their honeymoon  here in Tom’s Barn last week have just sent us these lovely photos taken while they were here, with full permission to put them up on the blog for all to see. One evening while they were here this enormous hot air balloon hovered somewhat menacingly over Orchard [...]

Such a serene little hide away from the real world…

All in all this really was an amazing weekend and to come back to Douglas’ Barn every night really made this a weekend to never forget, we enjoyed being there so much we didn’t even venture out for an evening meal, we just snuggled up in front of the fire and enjoyed each others company. [...]

Reader's Tip in BBC Countryfile Magazine Dec 2009

We had hoped to be able to give you a link to the BBC Countryfile Magazine feature on the Peak District where this Reader’s Tip appears,  but have discovered that this is not possible. Although there is a website  one cannot access articles (nor readers’ tips!) because otherwise I imagine they’d never sell any magazines. [...]

Secret Honeymoon Hideaway

We have always loved the fact that our two barns seem to be just what so many of you are looking for, whatever your age and whatever the stage of your relationship. Many of you don’t need any excuse but just as many might be celebrating a special birthday, an anniversary, a golden wedding or [...]

What you won't find in Tom's and Douglas's Barns

Disabled access (regrettably) Any hidden extra charges Interfering owners (although they are on the spot if or when you need them) Traffic noise A wild night life locally A convenient local train station Cottages anywhere else quite like them

Our Vision for Tom's and Douglas's Barns

Of ourse, no doubt like all holiday cottages owners, we want them both to be the best. Like all fond parents we think they are the best. We have tried to make them the kind of place we would like to stay in ourselves … And what is that? We want going away to be [...]

Win Friends and Beat the Credit Crunch

As usual all bookings for 2010 (or even beyond) made in the current year are at the current (2009) prices. So, if you have been before you benefit doubly – 5% off this year’s price for a booking for a week (or more) next year…! That can’t be bad. So, act quickly… See our How to [...]