Littonfields Blog / News

Highwaymen & Hangings

April 3, 2018

A beautiful walk just minutes from Littonfields Barn will bring you into the stunning Cressbrook Dale. In the dale you you will find a tall limestone stack dominating the north…

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Time to Celebrate

February 22, 2018

Where did the last ten years go? It was the end of November 2007 when we welcomed our first guests to Littonfields Barn, and what a fantastic ten years it…

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Litton Village Shop

April 1, 2017

We are very proud of our wonderful Village Shop and Post Office in Litton! Not only is it a shop, café and post office but it’s a focal point for…

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Derbyshire Oatcakes

February 10, 2017

The Derbyshire Oatcake seems to be a rather well kept secret of the culinary world! Whilst most people have heard of the Bakewell Pudding (definitely not tart, unless you are…

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The Derbyshire Hare

January 27, 2017

We have been having our very own Winterwatch this week at Littonfields Barn. On the daily walk through the fields we have been on the lookout for one of our…

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Springwatch at Litton

January 20, 2017

Anyone who knows me well will tell you that I am a prolific list maker – a holiday cottage will do that to you! I love making lists, shopping lists,…

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July 18, 2016

No visit to the Peak District would be complete without a trip to Bakewell to enjoy the delights of this beautiful, old market town – and of course sample the…

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Well Dressings

July 18, 2016

  A huge part of any village life is tradition – and it’s no different in the village of Litton! Every year, on the third week of June, there is…

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Eroica Britannia Cycling Festival – 19th -21st June 2015

June 1, 2015

Eroica Britannia, 3 day summertime, style and cycling festival returns to Bakewell later this month for it’s second year. Known as “The Most Handsome Festival in the World” and celebrating…

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Lambing Time

February 20, 2015

After quite a few sleepless nights and some tense moments, most of our sheep have now given birth to their lambs, and we are catching up on our sleep. Many…

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Red Sky in the Morning, Shepherds Warning

January 20, 2015

As we start the new  year and the days are just beginning to lengthen, thoughts on the farm turn to new beginnings and in our case lambing time. The pregnant…

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More Pedalling the Peak District

January 8, 2015

The Tour de France may have come and gone, but we are delighted to say that cycling is here to stay in the Peak District! The Peak District already has…

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