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Switch off for Earth Hour and help change the future.

March 26, 2022
March 26, 2022 - Switch off for Earth Hour and help change the future.
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Will you be switching off for Earth Hour?

Are you switching off your lights in support of WWF Earth Hour on Saturday 26th March? Let's come together to take care of each other and the one home we all share.

Each year, Earth Hour provides people around the world with the opportunity to show how much they care about nature and to help others understand its vital importance in all our lives as well as the devastating threats to people and planet. A time to celebrate, but also a time to highlight the need for action.

Earth Hour

At 8.30pm hundreds of landmarks across the UK switch off their lights as a visual display of their commitment to the future of our planet – The Shard, Piccadilly Circus, Big Ben, London Eye, Buckingham Palace, and Edinburgh Castle to name a few.

It's a global commitment and the world’s most iconic landmarks also switch lights off to show support – such as the Sydney Opera House, Empire State Building, the Eiffel Tower and the Taj Mahal.

Join in by switching off your lights for one hour from 8.30pm on Saturday to show solidarity, and create an unmissable sight on-ground. Earth Hour reminds us that even small actions can make a big difference. Making just small changes in our own lives to reduce our carbon footprint does make a difference and inspires others to do the same. Together as a collective we are more powerful and can influence governments and businesses to help build an equitable, nature-positive and net-zero carbon future.

How to get involved in Earth Hour

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of something big this Earth Hour, find out how to get involved.

Switch the lights off at 8.30pm, and put your phone down! Reconnect with friends and family and take time to observe nature. Here at Hoe Grange we are very lucky to be in a dark skies area and can clearly see the stars up above. Go our for a walk in the dark and listen to the sounds of the night. Reconnect with loved ones and cook your favourite meal and eat by candlelight. Or relax and listen to music, play board games or charades. Discover more ideas of how to celebrate and enjoy #earthhouruk 

Making Nature Matter

Nature underpins everything. The air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat all rely on functioning natural systems. The production of common goods, livelihoods and our health and wellbeing also rely on nature. Protecting nature is also key to counteracting the effects of climate change. We can’t beat climate change without protecting nature nor re-establish a thriving natural world without a stable climate.

Over time we have taken more and more from nature, altering landscapes and ecosystems beyond recognition, without consideration to the effects this may have; polluting waterways, filling the oceans with plastic waste and destroying nature on a massive scale.
It’s vital that we reverse the loss of biodiversity - the variety of life on Earth and places where they live - and it’s vital that we restore destroyed and deteriorated ecosystems as they underpin a healthy natural world.

Growing support for Earth Hour has helped WWF find solutions for the environmental challenges faced the world over. This includes influencing national climate policies, planting new forests in Uganda, and banning plastic in the Galapago.

The problem is we think we have time. But for a future where people and nature thrive we need to act today! Help shape our future: why not take the first step by calculating your environmental footprint,

Change is possible but only if we act together!


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  •   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

      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

      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
  •   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


      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


      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 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

      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

  •   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 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

      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

  •   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

      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


      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

  •   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


      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


      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 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


      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

  •   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


      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


      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

  •   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


      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


      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

  •   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 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


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