News and Reviews

REVIEWS

The Robins

OCTOBER 2021, CHRIS AND RACHEL FROM IOW

A lovely time as always. Probably our favourite place to stay in the country (3rd visit). Always amazed how well stocked the cottage is, especially the kitchen. Thanks for a lovely stay until next time.

SEPTEMBER 2021, CATRIONA AN DAVID, READING

Another lovely stay at The Robins. A nice relaxing week enjoying the local walks and pubs. Hope to be back again soon.

AUGUST 2021, TESS, NIGEL AND SCRAPPY, FROM W. SUSSEX

Thank you for a lovely stay at The Robins. Cosy cottage and lovely gardens. Great for seeing the area and managed to get to Crich Tramway Museum, Bakewell, Buxton and Matlock Bath.

The Swallows

OCTOBER 2021, KEV, CHARLOTTE, HARRY (7), GEORGE (5), FREDDIE (30) FROM BATH

We’ve had a wonderful week, almost entirely dry and warm. Thank you for a super welcome Barbara. We’ve walked up Stanage Edge and Mam Tor. We cycled the Monsal Trail, enjoyed visits to Chatsworth, Bakewell, Linacre Reservoirs and the Heights of Abraham. Thanks for a great week.

SEPTEMBER 2021, DAWN AND MARTIN FROM BATH

A perfect spot with some great walks directly from the front door. A lovely cottage that worked well for us to drop our son at Sheffield Uni and allow us the opportunity to explore the wonderful Peaks.
Suspect over the next 3 years we will be coming here quite a bit.

SEPTEMBER 2021, PHILIP FROM ESSEX

Been coming here every year for the last 11 years and stayed in both The Swallows and The Robins. A real home from home and Barbara and Allan make me feel so welcome . There are always new things to go and see. Bakewell, Castleton, Chatsworth, Matlock Bath, Padley Gorge, Monsal Head, Chesterfield, Snake Pass, Hassop, Baslow Edge, to name but a few.
Will be back next year.

AUGUST 2021, DEBBIE STEVE, WENDY, MOLLY AND MABEL, THE COCKAPOO

Allan and Barbara welcomed us on arrival. Lovely tarts and wine.
Had a lovely relaxing weekend, lovely clean accommodation and everything we needed. Barbara is on hand if needed with plenty of recommendations. Would highly recommend The Peacock at Barlow – great food and ambiance.

OTHER NEWS

Good To Go England Green

We're Good to Go is the industry standard and consumer mark to reassure guests that this business  adheres to Government and public health guidance.

Anyone booking directly with us can cancel or change dates without charge.

RECENT CHANGES:

THE SWALLOWS AND THE ROBINS

We have continued to replace bedding and towels. The Robins has new curtains and a new gas central heating boiler, cooker hood. The Robins has a NEW BED 

Both cottages have new TV/DVD players. The Swallows has a new leather settee and a new fridge/freezer.

For dog owners we have compiled a folder DOGS WELCOME.  So far this includes information about suitable walks, pubs which welcome dogs and vets.  We will add further suggests from guests. Dog owners are welcome to use our own garden which is enclosed.

OUTSIDE:

THE POD

The Pod in our garden has proved very popular.  ALL GUESTS are welcome to use it.  You may have to evict the grandchildren!

BBQS

We now have 2 charcoal BBQs

PLAYHOUSE

We have a new playhouse for young children.

SWINGBALL

This is proving very popular with all ages.

 

 

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