Browse through our blog posts to find out what life is like at Hoe Grange Holidays along with some great ideas for hobbies and days out in the Peak District.
Today one of our holiday guests, Eva Tucker, celebrated her 101st birthday whilst staying with us in Pinder cabin. Yes you read it correctly, an amazing 101! A charming and still quick witted woman, Eva was born in Stockwell in 1913 and has lived through 2 World Wars. It's incredible to think that when she was born over a century ago horse drawn carriages were the general mode of transport and The Model T Ford was just 5 years old; now we are just a few years away from driverless cars! The telephone had only recently been invented by Alexande...
Now on our new Daisybank holiday cabin I am concentrating on the decking and garden areas , getting things ready for our first guests. Fortunately the predicted January snow hasn't materialised in the Derbyshire hills and I have been able to carry on working most days - although sometimes it has been very cold. Decking frame Firstly constructing the frame, ensuring that the finished height will leave a level threshold to the doorway, making life easier not only for our disabled guests, but for everyone else too. decking Then laying the dec...
Daisybank under constuction 'Daisybank' our fourth self cateering log cabin is well underway in the Island Leisure's factory at Perth, Scotland. Delivery to us here in the Peak District will be some time in early December. Its design is almost the same as our Rainster cabin with adjustable wash basin in the shower room and spacious entrance hall for Wellies, rain coats and riding gear. Daisybank will also have an accessible kitchen, and we hope to achieve a rating of Mobility Level 3 Assisted in the National Accessibility Scheme. All four...
Fantastic news, Our new cabin Rainster has just been awarded 4* Gold by Enjoy England, Quality in Tourism inspector. It was also rated M2 for accessibility under the National Accessability Scheme. It has a superb wetroom shower only missing M3 because of the standard kitchen lay out. With it's extra little touches, such as log effect fire, LCD TVs, entrance porch, 100% cotton bedding and high standard throughout, it is truly a wonderful base for you Peak District holiday. Why not come and give it a try, but don't be to long as bookings are a...
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
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
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
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
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
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
What can I say?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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