Entries Tagged as 'Peak District'

A Trip to Churnet Valley Railway

30th January 2013 · No Comments

Just fifteen minutes from the Barn at Ivy House Farm is the Churnet Valley Railway, offering a 10.5 mile steam-powered journey through Staffordshire’s hidden valley. This is a lovely outing for both old and young alike, but beware questions from the children that may make any adults feel truly ancient – for example: What’s that? […]

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First Peak District Snow of 2013

14th January 2013 · No Comments

Having been banging on to clients for ages about keeping their blogs up to date, I am embarassed to notice that the last update on this blog was New Year 2012! Must do better this year… So we’re two weeks into 2013 and the first snow of this winter has hit the Peak District in […]

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Peak District Super Moon

21st March 2011 · No Comments

This weekend, we were treated to the wonderful sight of the moon, closer to Earth than at any time in the last 20 years, floating over Ecton Hill.   A few drifting clouds added to the atmosphere and it was actually warm enough to be able to stay outdoors for more than a few minutes! […]

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Tags: Peak District · Pictures

The Blustery Peak District

3rd February 2011 · No Comments

Walking Molly up on Revidge today, the skies were so representative of the weather in the Peak District, I thought I’d take a couple of snaps. We get so many days like this in winter (and sadly for much of the rest of year too!). Blustery with stiff winds zooming in through the valleys from […]

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Lower Damgate Farm Holiday Cottages

26th January 2011 · No Comments

We’re often asked if we’re prepared to sleep more than 6 if guests bring airbeds, Z-beds, etc. Unfortunately, our insurance only covers us for a maximum of 6 people but all is not lost! Lower Damgate Farm Holiday Cottages near Ilam, offer 4 star self catering for up to 29 people in a range of […]

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Tags: Peak District