A short walk at Eyam

Eyam Church

Eyam Church

Thursday was another fine day at our Bolehill cottages near Bakewell (see here).  No departures or arrivals and the morning went in odd jobs.  Chris spent some time phoning for quotes as our electricity price plan is due for renewal.  After lunch we went to Eyam with the dogs primarily to pick up a pair of glasses that a guest had left behind last week.  After we collected the glasses we did the short walk down to Cucklet Delph which was featured in last Sunday’s Countryfile programme.  The Delph is a natural amphitheatre where they held church services during the

Cucklet Delph

Cucklet Delph

plague.  I had been meaning to do this walk for a while.  It didn’t take long but at least we have seen it.  We then went back to the hall where we had tea and cake and the dogs were given dog biscuits.  It got humid during the afternoon and clouded up but it stayed dry.  Back home via Calver Garden Centre.  Friday was fine again but with more of a breeze.  Two departures and one arrival and one cleaner here.  Chris spent time strimming verges and after lunch I caught up with some paper work and chatting with guests.  It’s been nice to hear guests

Cucklet Delph

Cucklet Delph

chatting to each other out in the courtyard during the week.  Cottage arrived at 5.30.  Keeping up with the recent run of fine weather days Saturday was sunny and warm.  Five departures and five arrivals and three cleaners here.  Cleaning finished by lunchtime and checks completed by time of guests arrival.  Chris watered and fed the hanging baskets and cut the grass.  Four arrivals here between 3.15 and 3.45, all have been before with final cottage here at 4.30, also a previous guest.  Felt quite tired so had a relaxing evening and a take

keeping a watchful eye

keeping a watchful eye

away pizza from Riccis in Bakewell.  Birchover carnival took place on Saturday and that always finishes with a great fireworks display which we can see from here.