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.
Angela and Robert Roebuck Last reviewed 20 November 2016
Time to get a bit of relaxation before the Christmas mayhem. There are still short breaks available in Douglas’s Barn. Plenty going on in the Peak District. Lots of Christmas markets selling lovely gifts that you don’t see elsewhere. Chatsworth House is also a must at this time of year. There are plenty of stories […]
Lots of events to go to in and around Parwich today but managed to get to the Horticultural Show in Parwich and the Hartington Show. Missed out on the Antiques in Ashbourne though which is always worth going to. Izzy did better than me by getting 1st prize as the Prettiest Bitch at Hartington Show […]
So the sun may not be shining at the moment but we are going into one of my favorite times of year – AUTUMN. If the weather follows previous years we are in for a lovely September and October and even November can still be delightful. This time of year attracts reduced rate for some […]