Holiday accommodation in our shepherds huts  and self catering cottage
Badger Cam ! Latest pix
New lambs due in May
Recent Reviews
Sally, Dave and Jet - March 2019
“Just had a wonderful 3 night stay at Bern and Nic's place. The cottage was everything hoped and more....clean, cosy, welcoming and full of everything we needed. (more),,,, "
Steph - December 2018
“ Loved every minute of it!! First time clamping, thought these huts were awesome and so cosy with the log fire. Loved thors cave, the hikes are awesome too.  ” 

See our Cottage feedback 
Things to do and places to go
Local Attractions
Guests' Suggestions
Manifold Way cycling
Although lots of people associate the Peak District with Derbyshire, the southern part - and we think the most beautiful part -  of the Park is actually in Staffordshire.  

This is where you'll find Lowes Farm

The area is great for walking and cycling with plenty of local footpaths and major trails such as the Manifold Valley, the Tissington, High Peaks and Monsal trails.

There is beautiful scenery in every direction - Dovedale, Milldale  and Hopedale for just a few examples

There are stacks of places to visit and things to do and one of the best places to see what's going on is here

For now here are just a few suggestions : -

the Red Lion at Waterfall.  Great atmosphere. Most people arrived on a horse!
If anyone is going to Chatsworth House, there is a brilliant award winning pub (The Royal Oak, which is on the way back.  Approx 30 mins from Lowes Farm
Baked Camenbert in the stove!
Definitely used the firepit to cook dinner on, as it added to the whole experience!
Explore the surrounding , such as Leek.  If you love vintage and old fashioned shops it will be right up your street.
Just relax and take advantage of the peaceful surroundings

Alton Towers (just 8 miles away)
Well dressings
Phones off and chill :)
Chestnuts Otter Sanctuary
Poole Cavern
Food at the George is great
Peak Wildlife Park
Bakewell and Buxton
Don't eat out - cook on the firepit.
Beautiful walks and cycling

Chatsworth House
Day trip to Buxton and Poole's Cavern.  Really nice ! "
Lambing at Lowes
Embrace the 'down to earth' time
Churnet Valley Railway was a lovely family day out.  You can take a picnic - if not there are options for a pub lunch.
Lambing is over - not as amny as expected, but Miffy, Max and Midge are all doing very well!  3 very cute budles of fun!
Stock up on food and drink on your first day and spend the rest of the time reading and relaxing !
Have an idea where you want to visit during your stay and pre-plan as internet reception is tricky in many places
More Suggestions
Just enjoy yourselves and relax!  Visit Dovedale
Visit the monkey forest - loved it!
Don't forget to enjoy and spend time at the hut itself.  It's so calm.
Must feed sheep !  Breakfast on the firepit !
Staffordshir Knot - Sheen (pub/restaurant) 
Manifold Inn - Hulme End (pub/restaurant)
Leek Cafe - little alleyway in Leek - lovely food!

Try out the log burner oven - works really well
Would certainly recommend the Leek food and drink market
Don't forget to enjoy and spend time at the hut itself.  It's so calm.
The Roebuck in Leek has beautiful food with plenty of vegan and gluten free options as well as great beers!
<Meet Mungo and Max - they are gorgeous and cheeky!  Been a pleasure to be able to get involved and feed them
Log burner keeps you nice and toasty so you needn't bring as many layers as we did !
Recommend a visit to Wedgewood, a very chilled and friendly place.  Leek unspoilt and fun.  Bring food and enjoy the field!
* if planning walks ensure you buy a map of the area first
* Visit Leek!  And ensure you eat at least once at 'Penguin'
* Try delicious jacket potatloes in the log burner
The 'Cottage Kitchen', Winkhill (10 minutes from here).  Friendly staff, dogs welcome on decked areas, tasty food
Call in advance when going for dinner - even to a pub.  Don't miss Thor's cave (very short drive away) and Dovedale.  Bring food, especially for breakfast as no shop nearby
Use the firepit/stove.  Look at the stars.  Go to Bakewell on a treasure hunt!