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Book direct to get the best Peak District holiday

January 31, 2023
January 31, 2023 - Book direct to get the best Peak District holiday

Did you know it’s always best to book direct with holiday accommodation owners to make sure you get the best deal and don't pay over the odds?

We work hard on our own marketing and social media so most of our holiday guests already book direct with us. However you may find us on a few other websites such TripAdvisor.

Like many small businesses we only have a relatively small marketing budget so we sometimes advertise with the larger accommodation websites to get our message out there. By booking through these large OTAs, (Online Travel Agents), such as booking.com, Vrbo or Airbnb, you could inadvertently be paying a lot more for your holiday.

5 Good reasons to book direct

Today 1st February 2023 is #BookDirect day - an international campaign to encourage you to book directly with the owners of hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and glamping sites. Why? because it's better for everyone!

1. The Best Price

It's Simples! Our own website lists the best price for our log cabins and glamping pods.

Tt pays to book direct as there is

NO extra Booking Commission

NO Booking Fee

NO Service Fee

Only this week a guest booked through a large OTA paying an extra 20% more for their holiday - money that could be better spent on a night out at our local pub!

If you know the name of the accommodation, you will quickly be able to find them on Google and book direct!

2. Communication is key

Communication is the key and something that you definitely don't get when you book elsewhere!

You can speak to us directly so we can help you decide which glamping pod or log cabin best suits your needs. You might need extra specialist equipment, to know which properties are dog-friendly, or what the riding routes are like.

Our website is the only place you can find the full selection of offers, and extras to enhance your stay. You can book stabling for your horse, or treat yourself to a log-fired hot tub or sauna, or a pizza oven evening. It's these little extras you won't find on the big sites but that will make your holiday much more fun.

3. Expert local knowledge

David has lived here all his life so we have a wealth of local knowledge and can help you make the most of your stay in the Derbyshire hills.

We want our guests to enjoy their stay and are happy to share the best dog-friendly places to visit, the most scenic horse routes, the best places to eat and the quirkiest local traditions such as Ashbourne Shrovetide.

4. Love local

We work with lots of #lovelocal independent businesses to make your stay in the Peak District that little bit extra special. For example your welcome pack includes milk and butter from Peak District Dairy, and ground coffee from Peak Bean.  You can preorder delicious locally sourced groceries from Sauced Here ready for when you arrive or buy delicious ice cream from Coldeaton Jersey Ice Cream in our little onsite shop.

5. Book with confidence

  • Booking direct with us online is quick and easy and only takes a few simple steps.
  • There are flexible payment options so you can pay by card or bank transfer.
  • You can add any extra equipment and experiences and you'll receive email confirmation straight away.
  • We handle all your booking information securely and will never pass your details to third parties.
  • Don't take our word for it, you can easily check out our latest reviews on TripAdvisor or Google My Business
  • By booking direct you know exactly what is included, so there are no hidden extras or nasty unexpected charges.
  • We have a flexible terms and conditions so you rearrange your holiday dates if necessary. We are here to help before you even arrive!

Book Direct at Hoe Grange Holidays

How Can You Help Spread the #BookDirect Word?

  • Always book direct and encourage everyone you know to do the same
  • When you get a great deal booking directly, TELL everyone about it
  • Share our message using the #BookDirect hashtag on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms

Booking Direct with Hoe Grange Holidays

The good news is that most of our guests already book direct and therefore get the best deal! #BookDirect with us rather than through a third party and you can spend the money you save on enjoying yourself on your holiday!

We hope you find our online booking process easy, however if you prefer to chat in person just call us on 01629 540262.


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Hoe Grange Holidays Tripadvisor Comments...

  • star rating  On arriving at Hoe Grange in a downpour, we doubted if we’d made the right decision to go glamping, but after the warm welcome from David and a quick tour,... read more

    June 25, 2019

    star rating  Felicity and David made us feel very welcome right from our booking. The pods are well equipped and spotlessly clean. The area is very peaceful with great views and we... read more

    January 30, 2020

    star rating  Another great holiday at Hoe Grange - such a great place for us all to holiday as a family - this time with a baby, a 3 yr old, a... read more

    October 4, 2019
  • star rating  Myself and my sister travelled to Costa Rica and Panama via Viva Holidays Ltd. The holiday was exceptional and one to be treasured forever. Andrew at Viva Holidays... read more

    Paula C
    July 4, 2019

    star rating  We spent four nights at Hoe Grange and had a lovely time. The location is fantastic and right next to the High Peak Trail. The cabin was very clean and... read more

    July 16, 2019

    star rating  Arrived and was shown to our pod, fantastic location and the pod was very good indeed plus we had home made bread and milk and tea and coffee. A... read more

    July 28, 2019
  • star rating  Recently spent a week in "Pinder" and had a lovely time. The location is stunning - the site is nestled in a beautiful valley on the edge of the Peaks... read more

    July 16, 2019

    star rating  A beautiful place to stay! Amazingly run family business! Everyone were very welcoming, friendly and cozy! The skylark pod we stayed in was very clean, cozy and well equipped! The... read more

    January 2, 2020

    star rating  Second visit to the accessible holiday cabins at Hoe Grange. David and Felicity were as helpful and friendly as ever. We had a welcome pack of freshly baked bread, butter,... read more

    Charlotte M
    August 7, 2019
  • star rating  Loved every minute of our stay, and so did the family and friends that came to stay. Excellent facilities in our cosy Hipley log cabin. By far the best... read more

    October 25, 2019

    star rating  We love this place. Very wheelchair friendly, really well equipped and comfortable, with easy access by car to lots of places of interest particularly Crich Tramway Village, Chatsworth, Bakewell and... read more

    David H
    October 25, 2019

    star rating  Lovely place to holiday near to interesting locations and easy access to the High Peak trail and Carsington Water. Part of a working farm with fresh produce to enjoy during... read more

    Angie B
    August 3, 2019
  • star rating  We love this place. Very wheelchair friendly, really well equipped and comfortable, with easy access by car to lots of places of interest particularly Crich Tramway Village, Chatsworth, Bakewell and... read more

    October 25, 2019

    star rating  It's been three years since we last visited but once we arrived it certainly didn't feel like it!
    We stayed in Hipley again which had had a refurbished wet... read more

    September 21, 2019

    star rating  What a lovely weekend away! We stayed in the lovely gypsy caravan, which was a wonderful and really unique experience. We took along our two horses, who also had a... read more

    June 18, 2019
  • star rating  We stayed in the Skylark pod last October (2018) and had a lovely time. There was homemade, rustic goods (bread, biscuits etc) when we arrived. Felicity and David who run... read more

    September 15, 2019

    star rating  We have just returned from a short stay in one of the pods on site at Hoe Grange Holidays. We couldn’t recommend them enough. The pod has everything you could... read more

    August 17, 2019

    star rating  We stayed for a night in one of the cabins . The cabin was spotless and very well equipped , lots of extra touches were added like fresh eggs and... read more

    February 3, 2020
  • star rating  Stayed last week, from 6th to 13th September in the log cabin called Hipley. This was amazing, it was our first visit but certainly not our last. Gold standard disability... read more

    September 14, 2019

    star rating  lovely surroundings real farm country with chickens paying you a visit nice decking area to chill at the end of the day accommodation very good plenty to do nearby... read more

    vincent s
    July 28, 2019

    star rating  We stayed in Skylark, one of the two glamping pods available at Hoe Grange in February 2020.

    Felicity & David welcomed us when we arrived to show us around... read more

    February 6, 2020
  • star rating  We wanted a complete break and some peace and quiet and this was perfect. The caravan was secluded with beautiful views over the countryside. Everything was spotlessly clean and well... read more

    joanne B
    June 4, 2019

    star rating  We've just returned from our second visit to Hoe Grange. The suggested riding routes with stunning scenery were enjoyed by my daughter and I while the menfolk were delighted with... read more

    July 11, 2019

    star rating  We stayed in Rainster cabin for a long weekend 6 th to 9 th September. This was my 5 th visit to the amazing Hoe Grange. I had visited before... read more

    Jan Horsman J
    September 17, 2019
  • star rating  We had a lovely time staying in one of the incredibly well equipped pods. I bought my pony along and we had some great rides on the high peak trail.... read more

    June 7, 2019

    star rating  What can I say?
    Absolutely superb!
    We have just returned from a family weekend staying in Daisybank cabin and the Skylark pod.
    It was our first trip away with my... read more

    June 13, 2019

    star rating  We stayed in Pinder cabin and had a lovely stay, the cabin was spacious and comfortable, nice and warm after cold days out. The children loved meeting the animals and... read more

    November 5, 2019
  • star rating  For the second year running, we have had a great family holiday at Hoe Grange. We had one cabin for the week, for two sisters and our elderly wheelchair-using... read more

    June 25, 2019

    star rating  What a wonderful find. As our first experience of needing accessible accommodation we could not have wished for better. Beautiful well equipped lodges in lovely surroundings. We stayed in both... read more

    April 3, 2020

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