Trail View

Diane & Martin Garde – We had a lovely stay in a beautiful cottage. Thank you for your kindness and
all the little extra’s, it was much appreciated. We will certainly recommend you to our friends – May 2013

Milburn Family – We had a lovely stay in this gorgeous cottage, very relaxing even with two children.
We had busy days between visiting Cheshire, Chatsworth & many local villages + excellent parks.
We enjoyed cycling the High Peak trail (bikes hired from Parsley Hay) and also around Carsington Water.
We had amazing weather every day – a bonus for the wedding we attended – July 2013

Paine Family – We have had a great stay. The cottage had everything we needed and has been a great
place to stay. We have visited so many great places all with lovely countryside. Thank you very much – November 2013

Bryce Family (& Ellie) – Our third stay at Croft Farm has been just as wonderful as our other stays. The cottage is perfect and we have had a fabulous
time exploring the area…we love it here! Hope to see you in October! Judith, thank you so much for everything – we really appreciated the scales, rolling pin and treats.

Howarth Family – We’ve had a wonderful week in Trail View. The cottage is beautifully furnished, very well equipped and very clean.
Thank you very much for your warm welcome – the wine and chocolate fingers were much appreciated. We would love to come back
and will defiantly be recommending it to friends. – August 2015

The Taylor Family – Amazing & beautiful accommodation, we loved staying here in this cosy cottage, beautifully decorated
throughout to a high standard. Lovely welcome from the owner x Thank you. – May 2015

The Ingle Family – What an amazing house! I can’t fault a single thing. So cosy and quiet. Judith has gone out of her way
to make this stay perfect for our family and I can’t thank her enough. I will defiantly be returning and recommending to friends
and family. Thanks again Judith xx March 2015

Jean & Neil Andrews – Another excellent holiday in Trail View. You made us very welcome and look
forward to seeing you again next year. May 2015

Myles Family-We have had a fantastic time, everything from riding our bikes on the Trail, to Heights of Abraham. We had no idea there
was so much to do. The House is beautiful. Back soon-Feb 2016

Standell Family-We had a great time, walking cycling in the area. The cottage is lovely, everything we needed. Many thanks-May 2016

Streatfield Family-Back again. A great time cycling along the Tissington Trail, Monsal Trail and High Peak.Walked the Roaches, Visited
the Royal Oak-great food. To return to a warm and welcoming cottage. Snug and cosy. Great stay-July 2016

Munroes-Another great stay at Croft Farm. We particularly enjoyed hiring bikes and riding the Monsal Trail. Many thanks-July 2016

Bailey Family-What beautiful accommodation. Very clean and well equipped. had an amazing week here, such a pretty area.Visited the
Chestnut Centre, Gullivers, great fun-our girls really enjoyed this-August 2016

Colin Rowena and Ray- Our fifth time at Croft Farm. As usual a very high standard. This time marvellous weather-August 16

Wagstaff Family- A very enjoyable holiday in a wonderful cottage. Loved the home from home comforts and the wine. A great
base for the Trails and beautiful surroundings. A great time was had by all-August 2016

Sally and Peter- We cam we saw we adored. What a great place! The sun shone, we explored and the countryside delivered
with its views. Great cottage and host. Thanks so much for the gluten free info-August 16

English Family- We had a lovely holiday in your beautiful cottage. So cosy and peaceful. Clean and well maintained.
The perfect base to explore the peaks. We will recommend you to our family and friends and hope to see you again soon.
Thank you for your hospitality-November 2016

The Thorpe Family – A perfect family holiday in the most beautiful cottages. We stayed in Trail View with our 2 year old whilst my parents, brother and his family (2 girls aged 5 & 10) stayed in the stunning Old Stables which made for a perfect location to congregate for meals!! We have all thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will be booking to come back VERY soon. Many thanks to Judith. Xx – March 2017

Richard & Sue Hunt, David & Brenda Paterson – We’ve had a wonderful time here. No longer ‘spring chickens’ no walking or cycling for us! But we’ve had a great time driving around the area enjoying fabulous views, good food and pretty villages! The cottage is very well equipped and has been a delight to stay in. Thank you for all the extra goodies left for our enjoyment. We hope to see you again and will certainly recommend you to all our friends. March 2017

The Willsdon Family – Wonderful relaxing stay, beautiful setting thank you for our welcome pack, will definitely be back and will recommend to our friends. Perfect Easter break, visited Gulliver’s Kingdom and Chatsworth House. April 2017

James, Michelle, Toby & Archie Brooks – We have had such a wonderful break, none of us are ready to go home yet! Will definitely look to come again as still have lots to see and do. Thank you. April 2017

The Castillo Family from Lincoln & Malta – Lovely relaxing break – May 2017

Derek & Jean Ravene & Jane Ebbutt – Well-appointed cottage and convenient for visiting Chatsworth Flower Show. Good walking in the area. Thank you very much – May 2017

The Chew Family, Suffolk – Such a beautifully appointed cottage, in wonderful surroundings made for a fab long weekend, thank you! June 2017

Hughes & Hutchinson – We enjoyed our week in this very comfortable cottage. Plenty of bike rides straight from the door. Thank you. June/July 2017

The Langdon-Clince Family – A lovely holiday in a beautiful cottage. Everything we needed was here and great to have our own garden. Area great, shame about the weather!! Thank you very much – August 2017

The McAlisters, Kent – We all had a lovely holiday. Enjoyed Alton Towers, Matlock, Bakewell and other lovely villages. The Poole Caves was pretty but small. Thank you Judith for a lovely stay and all the helpful info. Aug 2017

The Wagstaff Family – Another wonderful holiday here, everything lots of cycling, walking and Alton Towers. Cottage is amazing as always, really homely with special touches making all the difference. Thanks for another wonderful stay Judith. We will be back again! Xx Aug 2017

Tracey, Simon, Leah & Diego – We loved our time at this wonderful cottage. Could not fault the attention to detail, so well equipped, and thanks for arranging the snow!! – Nov 2017

Grenal Family – Warm & cosy – amazing log burner to come home to after a snowy walk! Many thanks – Feb 2018

Barney, Louise, Maisie & Oscar – We have been so happy in this cottage – a real home from home. It’s been brilliant to have a well equipped kitchen so we can cook for our little family. The cottage is warm, cosy and clean!
We’ve loved exploring the local trails in the area and even managed to get our 5 & 8 year olds walking up Mam Tor (Castleton), well worth the views! Would fully recommend the Manifold Inn in Hulme End – excellent food, and a great base to walk
around The Manifold Valley/trail. Thanks for a lovely & relaxing break – Easter 2018

Jenny & Peter Woodley & Susan Welch – Fabulous cottage, fabulous countryside & to top it all Fabulous bank holiday weather! We have seen a lot and know there is a lot more to see but we ran out of time! – May 2018

The Chew Family – Back for a second time one year on! Such a great cottage and lovely outside space too.

The Wagstaff Family – Another amazing time in your wonderful cottage. Home from home as always, so lovely inside and out. Love the personal touches, we’ll be back for our fourth time – August 2018

The Coach House

Pam and Karyn- Weve had a fab short break in your lovely cottage. Judith has left no stone uncovered
to ensure that her guests enjoy a comfortable stay. Very central location for enjoying all the area has to
offer. Well done and best wishes for a continued success- Feb 13

Debbie and Barry – Fantastic accommodation, beautiful location, ideal access for the cycle trails.
Thanks for a lovely time – April 2013

Sara & Andrew – Wow! Thank you so much for yet another amazing stay – really just perfect.
You’ve made our honeymoon so perfect we wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. The champagne,
choccy cake, balloons, card and gifts were all so lovely – very thoughtful indeed. You’re a star.
See you soon – August 2013

Aaron & Alex – A fantastic cottage and break in the New Year. The cottage has been nice and cosy,
perfect for what we wanted. Hope to come back in the future – January 2014

Karon & Amos – A great cottage that far exceeded our expectations! It has everything you could need.
Had an absolutely great time, just wish we could of stayed longer! Thank you very much – May 2014

David & Chris – A great base for our niece’s Wedding in Belper. So happy to return to this clean, cosy
and well equipped place rather than an impersonal hotel. But we need to return to do some serious walking.
Rain on Sunday banished us to the Hardwick and Eyam Halls – both of them wonderful in their own way.
But don’t miss Haddon and Chatsworth is you crave country houses – August 2014

Ben and Zariolle – We had a brilliant time here at the Coach House. It suited all our needs and provided a base
for us to enjoy the Peak District. We will definitely come again. Thank you very much x x – April 2015

Janet & Rob – Just don’t know what to say to give you justice….fabulous!! You though of everything. Quiet, comfortable, everything you could need.
Lots of little extras, thank you. You will defiantly see us again.

Laura & Kieran – Great stay, cottage very well equipped. Thank you for the little extras, will defiantly return – May 2015

Christine & Allan – Here we are once again. Weather mixed. Have had a very good week. Thanks to the cottage, Judith and family, Wine & biscuits – May/June 2015

Pete & Veronica – Very pleasant stay and special touches by Judith appreciated. Hope to return, love the area – April 2015

Anne & David – A wonderful week to celebrate our silver wedding anniversary – with the weather to match! (temperatures were in the 80’s 25 years ago)
Enjoyed all the lovely scenery of the Peak District, took loads of lovely photos. Lovely accommodation – home from home and so well equipped.
Thank you Judith for your help and for the ‘extras’ for our anniversary. We defiantly want to return x – April 2015

Alan and Heather-Lovely relaxing break in the Coach House. The cottage is wonderfully equipped and spacious
and we managed to walk every day despite the rain. Will highly recommend to family and friends-March-16

Christine and Alan- Had a lovely week in the Coach House. Thank you for the welcome pack. Hope to see you
in September-May-2016

Colin and Rowena- A relaxing stay despite the weather in the first class “Coach House”
See you again in August-June 2016

Maureen and George- Had a lovely relaxing week in the Coach House. Thank you for the extras
Summer even arrived for us. Hope to see you soon-June 2016

Lisa and Adrian- Our secret retreat, so feel very privileged if you’re staying here, its a little gem in
Derbyshire-July 16

Daniel & Alex- Beautiful cottage in every way-we often stay in cottages and lodges and this one comes
out tops. Couldn’t fault it. Will defo recommend and would love to come again-July 2016

Lisa and Mark- Lovely accommodation,lovely area-Sept 16
Andrews- Once again a lovely holiday, in your superb cottage. Thankyou for the arrival package-We hope to return-Sept 2016

Ben and Anna, London
Our stay in the Coach House was absolutely perfect. The cottage was beautiful and well equipped with everything we needed. It was comfortable and cosy and really felt like home.
The cottage is located just a short drive away from various places of interest and its tranquil surroundings were gorgeous. Judith was an excellent host and made us feel very welcome, helping us whenever we needed her. We throughly recommend the Coach House-it made our week away extra special. Thankyou Judith

Jill & Chris – Comfortable & happy stay. Thank You – Sept 2016

Jean & Neil Andrews – Once again a lovely holiday in your superb cottage. Thank you for your arrival package, also our day at Chatsworth House. We hope to return. – Sept 2016

Colin & Rowena – Delighted to be here again and we only had one wet day! Many Thanks for everything and hope to be back soon. – March 2017

Clare & Pete – We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the Coach House, it’s so comfortable we could immediately relax. Fantastically well-equipped cottage and a lovely little garden. A good location for our first time to explore the Peak District we’ve enjoyed walks at Dovedale, Mam Tor & Kinder Scout and had a great visit to splendid Chatsworth, thank you! – May 2017

Carol & David, Norfolk – Amazing cottage everything you need in a holiday home. A wonderful relaxing place to spend time. Thank you very much for all the goodies you left us. – June 2017

Sue & Barrie, Suffolk – We enjoyed Chatsworth Flower Show and also visited Chatsworth Farm Shop/Café which was a foodie treat. Learnt about Arkwright at Cromford Mill and had tea at Tissington, an estate village that is very attractive. Enjoyed the Coach House, Thanks – June 2017

Mr & Mrs Woods, Gloucestershire – One of the best self-catering places we’ve ever stayed in! clean, well equipped and spacious. Recommend the ‘Carriages’ at Newhaven – great food and walkable from Coach House. Haddon Hall well worth seeing, ditto Eyam Hall and village. Chatsworth impressive, Treak Hill cavern good on a wet day. Thank you very much for the welcome goodies and Chatsworth discount! – July 2017

Andy & Emma, Norfolk – Thank you for such a great stay – amazing location and fantastic walking straight from the front door! – July 2017

Mary & Nelson McCausland – Best Holiday cottage we’ve ever stayed in – peace & quiet and lots to see in the district. Love to come again, thanks for the goodies and best wishes. – July 2017

Chris & Susan Holliday, Blackpool – Really enjoyed our stay here, so peaceful. Enjoyed getting out onto the trails. Certainly hope to come back. – Aug 2017

Louise & Christopher – We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this lovely cottage, visiting familiar places and new ones. Cycling the high peak trail in glorious sunshine a highlight. Thank you! – Aug 2017

Sandra & Lee, Essex – Thank you Judith for a great stay. Amazing cottage, very comfortable, spotless and very well equipped. We have had a fantastic stay and would definitely recommend. The cottage was lovely and peaceful yet only short drives to various places, which we loved. Celebrated anniversary at Whites restaurant in Ashbourne, excellent 5*, definitely worth a visit. – Sept 2017

Helen & Graham Harrison, Kent – Thank you for wine & chocs. Lovely location and so peaceful. Everything you need and more. Did lots of walking, weather very kind to us. Recommend the Devonshire Arms at Hartington great food. Chatsworth House was great, thank you for the tickets, we will be back – Nov 2017

David & Stephanie Ritchie, Kent – A great weekend spent here in the Coach House. The house is well equipped and great for access to fantastic walks on the trail. Lots of snow whilst we were here which made the walking even better, many thanks. – December 2017

Gary & Angie Toms, Bedfordshire – We have had a wonderful few days and sampled most weather! Loved our walks, good food and the most comfortable warm cottage to stay in. Everything we needed and more. Thank you for a wonderful stay, hope to return soon – February 2018

Jill & John Taylor, Merseyside – Had a lovely few days in the Coach House; we’ve stayed in many cottages and this is by far the best! We love Derbyshire so will hope to return. Thanks Judith for the wine and cookies – May 2018

Jeff & Ann Adams, Suffolk – Came 3 years ago & everything is just as immaculate as it was then! Revisited some places, also went to some new ones, there is so much to do and see in this beautiful area. Weather has been HOT and there was no water supply for 36 hours but Judith and family have been marvellous supplying loads of bottled and spring water and checking we were ok. Can’t wait to come back again. Croft Farm is our #1 place to stay! Many thanks – June 2018

Mark & Ruth Pritchard – This beautiful cottage was exactly what we were looking for. It’s well looked after and furnished very tastefully indeed. Bike storage and access to the high peak trail were fantastic and Judith is brilliant! – August 2018

Ann & Lance Dagenham – A beautiful cottage in every way, well equipped and in a stunning location. So peaceful and relaxing. The weather has been kind to us, autumnal and crisp not a cloud in the sky. Highly recommend a drive over to the Roaches,
amazing scenery! Cromford – so much history we can recommend the Carriages for food at Newhaven. Thanks Judith for the warm welcome & wine & biscuits. We shall be back after Christmas – highly recommended – October 2018

The Old Stables

Hopkin family- We had a lovely night break here,walked everyday went to carsington Water, Bakewell, Hartington and
Tissington. The accommodation was brillant lovely and cosy especially the log burner. A new year to remember we will
definitely be returning with more family Dec to 01 Jan 2013

Mike and Tom- We spent a week here In February. Weather was ideal cold crisp and sunny. House was always
warm and welcoming. The hosue had all we needed plus loads of space, comfort, peace and quiet.
Would be happy to return and recommend. Feb 2013

Patani & shah Family – We had a fab time at the Croft Farm. The cottage is tastefully furnished and kitchen lovely for family gathering,
and well equipped The best is the fireplace which we loved sitting around. Will definitely come back. Not to forget the lovely victorian
sponge when we arrived – August 2013

Des & Lorna Denvir – Our second year holidaying in the Peak District, always lots of wonderful sights, and great for biking. Lovely cottage,
so peaceful here. Hope to come back next year, thank you – September 2013

Carole, Steph, Di, Ginny & Christina – We’ve had a wonderful time in this lovely cottage. A great chill out weekend. A great Sunday lunch
at the Bulls Head in Monyash. Also good shopping in Ashbourne. We will be back – November 2013

The Goys – Very comfortable accomodation and very clean too. The Bulls Head at Monyash and The Royal Oak at Hurdlow were both great,
however, bring your appetite for the latter as the portions are very generous! Bakewell and Dovedale are worth a visit, along with the other well
known sites like Chatsworth and Dunham Masey. Lovely house in a lovely setting. Thank you very much – May 2014

The Bryces & Beresfords – Another fabulous week in this wonderful cottage – so glad we came back again! We loved the Heights of Abraham,
Pooles Cavern, Chatsworth Farm shops, Eyam and we had a lovely meal at The Royal Oak, Hurdlow. Thank you Judith for our chocolates and wine
and for being so helpful – again! Hope to see you soon – October 2014

Graeme, Alex, Kitty & Eleanor – What a wonderful week! The weather has been incredible, the scenery is stunning and the accommodation was
perfect for us. We <3 PEAK DISTRICT! x – April 2015

The Bryces & The Beresfords – We’ve had another fabulous time at your cottage. It’s our fourth time here and as always, everything has been brilliant.
We visited Tissington, Ashbourne, Chatsworth and for the first time Matlock Illuminations! Thank you Judith for our chocolates and for the quizzes and rreats for the Children – you are so very kind. Hopefully we will see you soon! – October 2015

The Pilkingtons – The Stables is an amazing cottage in a superb area. The weather & scenery were superb. Mam Tor & the Blue John caves brilliant
Dovedale peaceful & pretty & having the High Peak trail & Tissington Trail on your doorstep – what could be better!
We would love to come back & explore more in the area. Thank you. – August 2015

The Robinson Family – Thank you for making such a memorable celebration of my 70th birthday. The Old Stables is perfect & so well equipped.
We will be back for another family weekend. – June 2015

The Guy Family – We came up here for my Dad’s 40th birthday and we had a lovely time with all the attractions surrounding us. The accomadation is
amazing and my mum particularly loves the furniture. We went to the Heights of Abraham, on the cable cars, Carsington Water and the Tram Village.
We would love to come back and bring our bikes. – May 2015

Standell Family-We had a great time, walking cycling in the area. The cottage is lovely, everything we needed. Many thanks-May 2016
Streatfield Family-Back again. A Great time cycling along the Tissington Trail,Monsal Trail and High Peak.Walked the Roaches, Visited
the Royal Oak-great food. To return to a warm and welcoming cottage. Snug and cosy. Great stay-July 2016

Munroes-Another great stay at Croft Farm. We particularly enjoyed hiring bikes and riding the Monsal Trail. Many thanks-July 2016

Bailey Family-What beautiful accommodation. Very clean and well equipped. had an amazing week here, such a pretty area.Visited the
Chestnut Centre, Gullivers, great fun-our girls really enjoyed this-August 2016

Jeffery Family- We’ve had a fantastic week in this fantastic cottage. Visited local villages, the caves, cycled the Monsal Trail and two days at
Alton Towers. Busy week and added bonus to come back to a clean and comfortable cottage-August 2016

Weaver family- We have spent a fantastic family week in the sunshine, exhausting the children with walks up Mam Tor, Kinder Scout etc. We
also found time to cycle the Tissington Trail and visit some of the beautiful villages in Derbyshire. We loved our visit to the Peak District and have
returned every day to all we need at the Old Stables. A perfect week with many happy memories-August 16

Doigs – Had a wonderful week, visited Buxton, Bakewell, Chatsworth House and Country Fair, walked the High Peak Trail. Very well equipped and
welcoming holiday home – Sept 16

Christine and Allan- Once again many thanks Judith and we had good weather-Oct 16

Tubbs and Norris- Thank you for the welcome and helpful hints. We loved Chatsworth, Abraham Heights, Hartington, Arkwrights Mill and all
the scenery between. Oct 16

Judi, Michael and Family – A lovely short break great location, very peaceful and a lovely home-Thank you Judith – October 16

Myles Family-We have had a fantastic time,everything from riding our bikes on the Trail, to Heights of Abraham. We had no idea there was so much to do. The House is beautiful. Back soon – Feb 2016

Bill, Irene, Ben, Emily & Imogen Gabbott – “Wonderful weekend, cottages superb. Even though weather not good we thoroughly felt totally relaxed and ‘at home’ and hope to come back shortly. Many Thanks” – March 2017

Paul, Lorraine, Annabel & Freya Ambrose – “Pre-Easter week, first time in Derbyshire for 20 years. The Old Stables was fantastically equipped and had everything we needed. Lots of cycling on the trails, good week, thank you” – April 2017

Ana, Mark, Emma, Leah & Paul – “Wonderful week, great cottage ‘home from home’ everything you need for a great holiday. A place to come back to in the future. Thanks!!” – April 2017

Sewell, Holmes & Jones – “What a wonderful place to celebrate Easter. Everything we needed was here – including the beautiful views on the doorstep. Great base to explore the southern dales. Local fab walks, barrows in abundance, cycling at Carsington Water and tea at Tissington! The kids will have their wish tomorrow – Gulliver’s Kingdom on the way home…. Thank you Judith” – April 2017

Myles Family – “Another fabulous stay. Thanks for all your thoughtful gifts we celebrated my Dad’s 70th Birthday in comfort and style. See you very soon x “ 2017

Deb & Dave Perks & Chelsey – “We have had a wonderful few days in this lovely cottage – thank you so much Judith for all your help and for making this accommodation so comfortable. Hope to return soon!” – May/June 2017

Lesley, Bob, Sandy, Derek & Judith – Just what the doctor ordered and a perfect location for our needs, Thank You” – 2017

Jervis Family – “We have all had a good week. This is an excellent location for us all to meet up. We particularly enjoyed hiring bikes and cycling the Tissington Trail to Ashbourne. We had an excellent meal at the Bulls Head in Monyash as recommended by Judith.” – 2017

The Grant Family – “2 wonderful weeks – cycling, relaxing and also plenty of time at Alton Towers, Meadowhall and Go-Ape to pleasure the kids! Many Thanks, great place.” – 2017