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2 days ago

The Laurels B&B looking fabulous in the sunshine
#bedandbreakfast #boostlyuk #altontowers #staffordshiremoorlands #bookdirect
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The Laurels B&B looking fabulous in the sunshine
#bedandbreakfast #boostlyuk #altontowers #staffordshiremoorlands #bookdirect

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We arrive next thursday but wont be till after 5 ... are we ok to get some food and eat in the lovely garden if weather permits? x

thankyou for having us last weekend ❤ top hosts with beautiful accomodation xxx

Cycling the Tissington Trail and the old Churnet Valley railway line. Right on our doorstep 😎 #cyclinglife #tissingtontrail #churnetvalley #bedandbreakfast #BookDirect #boostlyuk #altontowers ... See MoreSee Less

Cycling the Tissington Trail and the old Churnet Valley railway line. Right on our doorstep 😎 #cyclinglife #tissingtontrail  #churnetvalley #bedandbreakfast #bookdirect  #boostlyuk #altontowers

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Looks good.👍

1 week ago

#altontowers have extended their opening hours, so you get even more time to enjoy yourselves #bedandbreakfast #BookDirect ... See MoreSee Less

#altontowers have extended their opening hours, so you get even more time to enjoy yourselves #bedandbreakfast #bookdirect

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Our family look forward to staying 3 nights soon 💗

1 week ago

A lovely evening to be waiting for the guests to arrive 😀
#bandb #bedandbreakfast #altontowers #BookDirect
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Why is There Money in Trees in Dovedale?

Money, they say, doesn't grow on trees.  I have to tell you, that it most certainly does. Well, around here it does anyway. Before you all jump in your cars and descend on our green and pleasant bit of the country, let us explain. The money, in this case, coins, are...

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A Walk Around Ilam (9 Miles)

For some reason, we decided it would be a good idea to do a 9-mile circular walk from the beautiful village of Ilam as our starting point. Ilam is pronounced 'Eye lamb' by the way and not 'Ill am' as I first thought. Such stupidity will get you in trouble with locals,...

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How to Run a Luxury B&B

Four Tips for Running a Succesful B&B One of the reasons we decided to open a B&B in the first place, apart from a lack of knowing there are a lot of Idiot Builders around, was that we'd been to dozens of them over the years, so we knew how they worked from...

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Cycling the Tissington Trail

The Tissington Trail is part of the National Cycle Network. It runs along a disused railway (as all the best do) built in 1899, that goes from Ashbourne to Buxton. We decided to hire a bike from Ashbourne Cycle hire. Our favourite mode of transport is the tandem. This...

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The Roaches and Luds Church

Unless you've never read this blog before, you'll have heard me bang on about how much fabulous countryside there is, just minutes from our front door. To continue in that vein then, let's have a look at The Roaches. (or Les Roches as our garlic eating friends would...

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Emma Bridgewater – A Rainy Day to Remember

If there's one thing you can rely on in the UK - it's the weather. Yep, you can always rely on it to mess up your plans on a regular basis. Especially when you're on holiday. I've always loved holiday-makers, in the 'hot spots' of England, wandering around in their...

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