A Very Blakelow Christmas …

It's a Wonderful Life!

Do you hear what I hear? Yes, the sound of rustling wrapping paper, carols being belted out on the radio, recipes being shared & lots of laughter!  I LOVE Christmas! Really I do. I don’t make a big deal about most of the holidays but I LOVE Christmas. It’s the …

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Seasonal Scents and Spices

Our homemade biscuits in the Blakelow hamper come with a dusting of nutmeg – Blakelow Melts recipe below. But did you know that Nutmeg is a great wintery spice which can do so much more than liven up your Eggnog or indeed our Blakelow Melts. It was traditionally used as …

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Autumn is well on it’s way …

Autumn leaves

As October finally arrives, for us and our guests at Blakelow Farm this can only mean … Autumn is well on it’s way … Here are some of the things we love about a Blakelow Autumn … see if you agree: Steaming mugs of Hot Chocolate (Baileys optional x) – …

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Bicycles, bicycles, bicycles everywhere … !!

Route map

Could Mary, the website fairy, be any happier?! Yesterday the lovely people at the Aviva Women’s Tour announced that their 2016 race will run through Derbyshire … twice! That means there’ll be World Champions and Olympians galore riding on our roads. Stage 3 on Friday 17th June will practically go through …

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