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Tom's Barn and Douglas's Barn

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2011

Toms Barn is the perfect holiday cottage in a perfect location. Its our 6th visit and we will return. John and Marion offer the warmest of welcomes and the cottage could not have better facilities! If you are looking for the perfect romantic bolt hole, with a pub down the road, a roaring log burner and walks from the door...

Thank STScotton
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2011

My Wife, Dog and I spent a fantastic week here over New Year 2010/2011. On arrival we were warmly greeted by Marion and John (the owners) who were very welcoming and explained all that we needed to know. The cottage was absolutely charming, very well stocked with all sorts of goodies upon our arrival. There is nothing one needs to...

Thank hamd23
Reviewed 25 November 2010

My husband and I have just enjoyed a long weekend in Douglas’ Barn. We had a smashing time, only saddened we couldn’t stay longer. The barn is beautifully decorated, contemporary with traditional touches, a romantic feel also. We loved the warmth and cosyness, the soft furnishings and lighting all adding to the ambiance. The lilies in the lounge and the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2010

We stayed 3 nights at Douglas's barn and loved it. Not only is it a lovely place and the location is fantastic, but all the little touches really make it special - in fact, I don't quite know where to start on them! For a start, John & Marion provided eggs, bread, milk, butter, home-made marmalade (yum!) and bakewell tart...

Thank 2FK
Reviewed 11 November 2010

My husband and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary at Douglas's barn. After a long and delayed drive up from London we were very happy to walk into the barn and see the soft lighting, a flickering fire and hear soft classical music playing. Douglas's barn is thoughtfully and stylishly decorated - and an ideal setting for a couple. The...

Thank YaminiLondon
Reviewed 5 November 2010

We have stayed at Tom's Barn twice now and would thoroughly recommend it to anyone. The Barn is very clean and VERY well kitted out, with everything you could think of needing or wanting. The personal touches, such as home made cake, fresh flowers, flre being lit (if cold!) when you arrive only add to your experience. Lots of information...

1Thank Simmos3
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2010

From the very warm welcome from John and Marion, the home-made gingercake, the little extras of bread,freshly laid eggs etc, to the spotlessly clean cottage,this really was a lovely place to unwind for a week.There are walks from the cottage, but, aswell as those we chose to go further afield, including a great walk at Chatsworth and one that encompassed...

Thank gillcevans
Lancashire, UK
Reviewed 15 October 2010

We stayed at Douglas Barn absolutely brilliant, furnished and equiped to the very highest standard. It is the kind of place where you can have eactly the type fof holiday you want, you can just relax and enjoy the peace and quiet or you can be as active as you wish with lovely walks all around and lots of activies...

Thank Latchford9
Reviewed 11 October 2010

My husband and I stayed at Douglas' Barn for four weeks and at Tom's Barn for one week from August-September, 2010. We can safely say that they were the best self-catering cottages we have ever stayed at. Everything is top quality--from the appliances, to the sheets and towels and the bed in Douglas' Barn was one of the most comfortable...

1Thank idnar2008
Stamford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2010

We stayed in Douglas’s Barn in early April and have to say that it was pretty much perfect for what we wanted. I’ll try not to bore readers by spending TOO long eulogising yet again about all the things that make it so nice…. you’ll already have gathered by the extraordinarily high percentage of 5 star reviews (which as we...

6Thank magnoliiatree

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tom's and Douglas's Barns are two romantic cottages for two in the beautiful Peak District. Both Tom's Barn - which welcomes dogs - and Douglas's Barn are luxury 5 Star & Gold Award self-catering cottages, ideal for solo travellers or couples. You'll enjoy 21st century comfort and warmth in 18th century ancient limestone cowsheds, attached to the owners’ home in the peaceful White Peak village of Parwich. Next to open countryside – with walks in every direction – the generously equipped cottages are secluded and peaceful, yet only a shortish stroll from the village pub and shop. There is much to see and do nearby: the countryside is stunning, Chatsworth is nearby and also Dovedale, the famous beauty spot. There are plenty of good local pubs and restaurants to enjoy. ... more   less 

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Address: Orchard Farm | Parwich, Parwich, Peak District National Park DE6 1QB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Peak District National Park > Parwich
Price Range: $119 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Tom's Barn and Douglas's Barn 5*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Tom's Barn has character and charm, Douglas's Barn is the modern alternative.”
BoneyScamp, 19 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Both Barns are excellent. Douglas's is a little more modern and Tom's is more rustic.”
LukeB1985, 6 Jan 2014 | Read review
“The spiral staircase in Douglas's Barn would be difficult for anyone with mobility issues. Tom's Barn would be easier if that is the case.”
lovelyladyEssex, 4 Mar 2013 | Read review
“If a spiral staircase gives you a problem go for Tom's Barn next door as it has stairs”
Martin1615, 16 Sep 2012 | Read review
“You definitely need a car/bikes to get there and about as I didn't see that many buses/local transport.”
KimL170, 11 Sep 2012 | Read review
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