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Staycations are back! Here’s our Covid safe measures

October 30, 2020
October 30, 2020 - Staycations are back! Here’s our Covid safe measures

Strange times! As we move towards tighter restrictions we thought we would keep you updated with what’s happening here at Hoe Grange.

Book your Staycation

The Corona virus has brought many challenges both personally and business wise. I am sure we are not alone in this, but we try to stay as positive as possible. Book your staycation with us in the Peak District and you'll have something exciting to look forward to!

Locked down for now!

Here in the Derbyshire Peak District we are now in Tier 3, very high risk, Covid restrictions. Although unable to welcome guests at the moment we are still able to take bookings for future holidays, providing there are no more than six of you and you all belong to the same household.

Don’t forget when we reopen, we will continue to have contactless check ins and safe social distancing. Our housekeepers are all Covid cleaning trained and there are extra cleaning measures in place to ensure we all stay safe, as detailed below.

Book ahead

Although you may not be able to stay now, always look on the bright side of life - rather than focusing on what you can’t do now, plan ahead for what you can do!

You can book ahead for 2021 with confidence knowing you will get a full refund if you are still in strict measures at the time of your holiday. Having something positive to look forward to can make all the difference to your mental wellbeing.

Our extra measures to keep everyone safe!

We’ve been busy behind the scenes making changes to help keep everyone safe.

David and Felicity and all the housekeeping staff have completed a certified Cleaning and Infection Control course, including detailed Covid-19 procedures.

We're Good To Go

We have achieved the Visit England "We're Good to Go" Mark. This certification means we are following Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines and have all the correct cleaning protocols, risk assessments and preparations in place for making your holiday as risk free as we can.

Here's what to expect when you come to stay


  • Our check in time is now slightly later at 4pm to enable us to carry out the extra cleaning measures
  • We will be operating a self-check in, but will be on hand at a social distance if you need any help
  • We will provide extra cleaning products and hand sanitiser to use during your stay
  • When you enter your cabin or pod please take your shoes off and leave in the entrance
  • We have removed non-essential items to reduce risk and make cleaning easier, but if you need anything let us know


  • In addition to our usual thorough cleaning routines we will be sanitising all high touch surfaces with virucidal disinfectant spray
  • In the cabins all cutlery and crockery and glasses will be run through the dishwasher ready for your arrival
  • Remote controls are in a plastic bag to reduce risk


  • We will provide pillows, duvets, sheets and towels as usual. Pillow and mattress protectors will be changed between stays. If you feel happier bringing your own pillows and bedding just let us know
  • Linen and towels are washed at 600C

How you can help us

  • Adhere to social distancing during your stay
  • Tell us immediately if you feel unwell
  • Before you leave open all the windows and give the toilets a final flush
  • Strip the beds and place linen and towels in the bags provided
  • Empty all rubbish bins


Some of our local Peak District attractions may not be open but there are plenty of wonderful walks from the door and you can still hire ou pizza oven or sit round the firepit in the twilight.

We will keep you updated on social media as to what pubs, cafes, attractions, and activities are open. Bear in mind that you will probably need to prebook tickets in advance.

Book with confidence!

We already have bookings for 2021 as our customers are thinking ahead to the glorious Spring sunshine, Easter bunnies and the lazy, hazy days of Summer. It's so important to have something positive to look forward to, so why not book your holiday at Hoe Grange now?

Book before 8th January 2021 to get our 100% money back guarantee, which means you can cancel your holiday for ANY reason, (including COVID-19), up to 3 days before arrival and still get a full refund.

Booking a holiday will uplift your spirits throughout the winter months, so don't delay, book today before someone else does!

We are here to help

If you have any concerns or there is anything else you want to know please ask

David and Felicity 

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Hoe Grange Holidays Tripadvisor Comments...

  •   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


      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

      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

  •   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


      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


      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

  •   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

      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

      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 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


      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


      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

  •   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


      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


      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

  •   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


      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


      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

  •   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

      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

      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

  •   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


      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


      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
  •   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


      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


      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

  •   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

    Angie B

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