Entries from January 2010

Pizza Express In Buxton – A Great Place To Take Young Children

28th January 2010 · No Comments

Guests in the barn are often asking us to recommend  places to take their young children out for a meal. This can be quite a challenge as many pubs don’t open until 6 or 7pm which is when the little ones are getting tired and fractious. Others only serve sophisticated adult food, with half portions […]

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Tags: Peak District · Things To Do And See

Winter Steam Gala 2010 At Churnet Valley Railway

15th January 2010 · No Comments

If you’re a train buff and you fancy a lovely long weekend break in the Peak District, Friday 5th February is your last chance before summer. Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th February 2010 see the Winter Steam Gala 2010 at Churnet Valley Railway, a mere 15 minute drive away from the Barn. The Gala will […]

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Tags: Events · Peak District

The Thaw Begins At Last

14th January 2010 · 1 Comment

After what seems like an age, the children have finally gone back to school and the thaw is setting in. These dripping icicles hanging from the Barn prove that the meltdown has started and the met office has forecast that temperatures should rise through the weekend. This is good news…

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Tags: Pictures

Keeping Chickens Through The Winter

13th January 2010 · No Comments

The marvellous hens and chicken coop we bought from Moorlands Poultry Supplies at Bottomhouse last spring have been keeping us in eggs all winter so far. The hens are obviously a bit fed up with the snow as they never venture outside the coop, but we keep them topped up with warm water and layers […]

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Tags: News · Pictures

Monochrome Warslow

12th January 2010 · No Comments

Literally no colour today just black, white and grey with more snow forecast for tomorrow. When will it end?

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Tags: Peak District