Clown reclining on bed

Please join me

Please join me darling in this wonderful, comfortable bed in Wincle, Peak Disrict

Dolls on the bed

What goes on in bed

The bed in our shepherd’s hut is most comfortable. People who share it seem to get on very well. Wincle, Peak District

Pots with plants

Christmas Roses

We have had a very wet but mild winter so far and the plants at our Shepherd’s hut have done very well. Wincle, in the Peak District is well sheltered and, thank goodness, not subject to flooding

picture of Wincle sign

New Wincle Village signs

Image by Charles Tunnicliffe RA our new sign was carefully created and cast for us in aluminium. The bill was paid out of the takings of Wincle Fete last year.

picture of Wincle sign

New Wincle signs

Picture through hut window

Walking in the South of France

Walking now in the Peak District after this long Summer with no rain, reminds me very much of walking in the Cevennes in the south of France. The ground is dry and hard, no mud, an easy walking. Your boots … Read More

Drought in the Peak District

Here in Wincle it hasn’t rained since mid-May. It is now the end of July and it has been very hot. The consequence for farmers is that they are using up their winter feed in order to feed the cows … Read More

2018 Wincle Beer Festival

Wincle beer festival gets bigger and bigger. The village is full over the two days, all accommodation booked and bookings already taken for 2019! Over the weekend there were 5,200 pints of beer consumed which were served at the rate … Read More

Extra accommodation in Otter’s Retreat

Early in 2018 if you are looking for accommodation for up to 6 adults, then it can be achieved by booking our Shepherds hut (Shepherd’s Paradise Retreat) in conjunction with Otters Retreat. The hut sleeps 2 and has its own … Read More

people douside Wincle Brewery

Wincle Beer Festival

Wincle Beer Festival took place at the end of June and was a tremendous success. Wincle, a picturesque village in the Peak District boasts a thriving micro brewery. The brewery stages a beer festival every year where beer from all … Read More