Beechenhill Farm is a multi award winning gem in the Staffordshire Peak District overlooking the historic village of Ilam and minutes from the stunning George pub in Alstonfield. Staying at Beechenhill Farm you will find secluded cottage holidays for two or amazing family holidays on the organic farm. All the cottages have log fires for cosy evenings. There are walks from the door in every direction and you have so many choices for wonderful days out, you’ll have to come back to try them all.
Home the Prince family, Beechenhill Farm is now run by Ali and Rob. There are 3 comfortable cottages with beautiful views, a romantic hideaway for two, Beechenhill Cottage (not another house in sight), the Old Wash House and The Cottage by the Pond, a comfortable well equipped cottage for six with full wheelchair access.
Alex says, ‘We are lucky to live in a beautiful place and we want to share it with people in a way that pleases us and pleases the planet. We are environmentally aware, innovative and welcoming and are constantly working to improve the experiences our guests have here.’
The ‘book ahead’ Swedish wood fired hot tub and secret cave is hidden at the bottom of the farmhouse garden. It is very popular, so please make sure you check availability before booking your accommodation. Costs start at £100 for a simple experience for two people.
It is a magical experience, to sit under the stars with flickering candles the only light and then relax in the log fire heated cave. Book the luxury experience to get fluffy white robes, a bottle of fizz and local handmade chocolates.
The ‘book ahead’ Swedish barrel sauna is hidden behind a trellis in another section of the farmhouse garden. The sauna has a small lobby for changing and outside there are low chairs and a fireplace with a hot and cold rainfall shower. Book the luxury experience for marshmallows to roast on the fire and fluffy white robes to snuggle up in afterwards.