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High Flatts Barn, Tissington REVIEW

[AD] A couple of weekends ago we enjoyed a wonderful weekend away staying at High Flatts Barn in Tissington, Derbyshire. Recently fully renovated to a very high standard, the holiday cottage has been beautifully decorated throughout in a chic, contemporary style that perfectly suits it’s stunning countryside location. High Flatts Barn enjoys stunning panoramic views […]

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Food

Afternoon Tea at Peak Edge

[PR invite] Luxury, boutique hotel, Peak Edge has recently started offering a sumptuous afternoon tea. Last Saturday I spent the most glorious afternoon in the company of a very good friend, sampling the delights . From the proper linen napkins, to the speciality loose leaf tea, to the incredible spread of dainty delights, this was […]

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Food

Bank House Hathersage REVIEW

[AD – PR invite] I was recently invited to review the autumn menu at Bank House Hathersage. Somehow I hadn’t ever been to this stylish, award winning restaurant and cocktail bar. I’ve only ever heard good things about it, and whenever I’ve walked past it’s been bustlingly busy, so I was very much looking forward […]

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Events

Into the Woods at Chatsworth Theatre REVIEW

[AD – PR invite] I remember an argument I had with a previous colleague about whether the theatre was better than cinema. He wouldn’t be convinced that the presence of the players on stage trumped any CGI but I stand by it- The Chatsworth Players immersed me in the world in way that the just […]

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Christmas Local businesses

Derbyshire Christmas Gift Guide

[AD*] Shop small and local this Christmas with this Derbyshire Christmas Gift Guide comprising of only lovely, local, independent brands. This year, I’ve separated the guide into this one, which is shoppable online – and a separate blog post which details some of the loveliest places to shop in person. If you are wanting the […]

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Food

Colemans Deli, Hathersage REVIEW

Post by guest writer, Charlotte A Taylor, follow her on Instagram Hathersage is firmly establishing itself as a foodie base for the Peaks. It’s on the way to north Derbyshire’s most stunning locations so makes a perfect pit-stop for a pre-walk coffee and breakfast, or equally lunch after a morning hike. In the heart of […]

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Christmas Days out

Christmas Events in Derby and Derbyshire 2022

I’ve rounded up some spectacularly seasonal Christmas events in Derbyshire. From South Derbyshire to the very north of Derbyshire, via the Peak District and Derby city centre, here’s my carefully curated guide to the best festive things to do in Derbyshire in 2022. Most events are family friendly but there’s also plenty for couples and […]

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Food

Chakra Lounge, Bakewell REVIEW

Last week I fell in love with the Chakra Lounge. Situated in a gorgeous old building on Rutland Square, the Chakra Lounge brings some seriously boujee vibes to Bakewell. We adored the fresh, contemporary Indo-Western, vegetarian menu. Described as a lounge café, there’s a relaxed, laid back vibe. Grab one of the books from the […]

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Christmas Days out

Christmas at Chatsworth 2022

For both Derbyshire residents and visitors alike, Chatsworth House at Christmas time is the pinnacle of our festive calendars. Chatsworth have just announced their plans for the 2022 season and I thought it was only right to dedicate a blog post to this! Here’s everything you need to know about Christmas at Chatsworth House, Gardens […]

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Days out Family friendly

Family Day Out at Chatsworth

[AD] As part of my previous collaboration with Chatsworth Kitchen, we were gifted family tickets to Chatsworth and finally put these to good use this weekend with a lovely day out exploring the gardens, farmyard and playground as a family. I have visited Chatsworth numerous times over the years. It’s probably my favourite place on […]