Animals at Hall Farm Holidays

Here at Hall Farm Holidays, we are genuine lovers of all things animal, as you will see from the happy menagerie who already live here. Whether it is dogs, cats, sheep or chickens, we adore them all and hope that you will too when you come to stay.

We have a small flock of friendly sheep who lend their charm to any holiday and are happy to welcome you when you stay and all of our pets are respectful of our visitors, wanting you to enjoy your stay with us as much as we do.

If you have a well behaved dog that you would like to bring on holiday, do ask us if they can come. as we are happy to welcome them. All we ask is that they, and you, comply with relevant Terms and Conditions ( see item 4.10)

Local Eateries

Please see below a list of our favorite eateries , click on the link and you will be able to get more information.

The Red Lion, Hollington
The Saracens Head, Shirley
The Three Horseshoes, Long Lane
The Duncombe Arms, Ellastone
The Cock Inn, Mugginton
The Lighthouse, Boylestone
Friends Café, Ashbourne

Outside Catering

Delish Dishes provides totally delish dishes for every occasion.

Whether you need a weekday meal (fresh or frozen), a casual supper or even a private dinner party, Delish Dishes caters to all requirements and specialises in Holiday Cottage Catering.

Dinner Party Menu – £25.00 per head

T: 01335 664 590 M: 07702909484 E:

Prawn & Crayfish Cocktail with Bloody Mary Sauce
Smoked Salmon & Prawns in Dill Mayonnaise
Roquefort & Parsley Mousseline Creams (V)
Roasted Figs with Parma Ham and Goats Cheese (V)
Sweet Potato Soup with Cumin & Ginger (V)
Chicken Liver Parfait with Semi Dried Tomato Chutney
Salmon & Asparagus Terrine
Goats Cheese & Shallot Tart with Walnut Pastry (V)
Homemade Hummus with a selection of Crudities (V, VEGAN)

Salmon & Asparagus with a Basil Sauce (GF)
Chicken Breast with Pesto, Taleggio and Vine Roasted Tomatoes (GF)
Pan-Fried Chicken with Mushrooms and Tarragon
Sun-blushed Tomato and Herb Chicken (GF)
Red Wine Sausage Casserole
Pork Fillet with Maderia, Mushrooms and Cream
Harissa Spiced Lamb with Canellini Beans (GF)
Beef & Ale Casserole with Parsley & Herb Dumplings
Morrocan Spiced Chicken Tagine (GF)
Butternut Squash Lasagne (V)
Baked Salmon with Parmesan and Parsley Crust
Fillet of Beef with Spinach, Mushroom and Brandy Sauce – £4.00 supplement per head

Baked Lemon Curd Cheesecake
Salted Carmel and Chocolate Torte
Lemon & Raspberry Meringue Roulade
Apricot Frangipane Tart
Banoffee Cheesecake with Pecan Toffee Sauce
White Chocolate & Orange Mousse
Individual Chocolate Truffle Pots served with Clotted Cream

Cheese and Biscuits – £4.00 per head supplement

All main courses served with seasonal vegetables, potatoes.
Chicken Tagine and Harissa Spiced Lamb served with Cous Cous
The above menu is cooked and served on site.
One selection from each section is chosen and all guests are served the same, with a Vegetarian option as an exception.


Delish Dishes also offer:

Events and Drinks Parties
Corporate Lunches and Events
Children’s Party Food
Cakes, Baking and Desserts for Individuals and Coffee Shops

So, if you are wanting a totally relaxing break, spent at Hall Farm Holidays, and you want to get away from cooking, call Nicki Hetherington on 01335 654590 / 0770 290 9484, to discuss your requirements, or for full details

Things to do and places to go

Chatsworth House and Estate

Chatsworth House, the home of the Dukes of Devonshire, is one of the Peak District’s premium tourist attractions 

Haddon Hall

Haddon Hall, a medieval manor house belonging to the Dukes of Rutland, is another major attraction in the area

Alton Towers

Alton Towers is one of the country’s foremost theme parks and is situated on the southern edge of the Peak District

Crich Tramway Village

Crich Tramway Museum is a major tourist attraction of the area, near Matlock

Tissington Hall

Tissington Hall, built by Francis FitzHerbert in 1609 to replace the moated manor house to the north of the church, it has served the FitzHerbert family as their main home for the best part of 400 years.

Eyam Hall

Eyam Hall, the historic Derbyshire home of the Wright family. The current family is the latest in a long line of Wrights who have been fortunate enough to live in this beautiful house for over 300 years.

Gullivers Kingdom

Gulliver’s is a family theme park designed to cater for families with children between the age of two and thirteen.

Carsington Sports and Leisure

Carsington Sports and Leisure have been providing training courses for professionals and amateur enthusiasts for many years in water
based activities.

Heights of Abraham

Your visit to the Heights of Abraham starts with a spectacular cable car ride but there is much more to see and do once you are at the summit.By exploring our web site you will soon come to realise that it is just part of a unique place to visit.

Pooles Cavern

Poole’s Cavern is a 2 million year old, natural limestone cave situated in the  beautiful woodland of Buxton Country Park. One of the great caves of the Peak District.

Go Ape

We see ourselves as an eco-educational experience in the respect that participants absorb valuable risk assessment and risk management skills,
whilst having a naturally thrilling time on an environmentally responsible
and sustainable activity.