Vineyard Breaks

Exclusive Vineyard Short Break for weekends throughout August and September* 2019 £399

A truly relaxing and remarkable 2night weekend break for couples.

We are delighted to offer our acclaimed vineyard short breaks throughout August and September 2019.  Stay for two nights and enjoy a tour and wine tasting in our colour blushed late summer and autumnal vineyards and orchards here in the beautiful Amber Valley area of Derbyshire, and stay in either Frith or Strutt Cottage. These Vineyard Breaks are    great immersive experiences, and will provide a truly memorable experience.

You can book these special weekends by emailing us, subject to availability.  They are  popular and make great gifts for anniversaries or birthday presents for that special wine buff in your life.  So don't delay - book soon!

Friday: Arrive Friday evening to a bottle of chilled English Sparkling Wine and a local cheese board. Relax, perhaps pop into town and enjoy a glass of wine or a real ale in one of Belper's excellent pubs.

Saturday: Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and be collected from your cottage late morning and be driven to our vineyards near Wessington where you will enjoy an exclusive personal tour of our vineyards, learn about the cycle of the vine and (weather permitting) enjoy an outdoor tasting in our lovely orchard of our fine English wine. Or an indoor one if the weather doesn't permit!  A two course Lunch with wine at  local pub with Barry, and an opportunity to discuss vineyards, wines and any other topic that might crop up!

Return to your cottage in the afternoon when your time is your own,  maybe   have  dinner in town or  enjoy a movie at The Ritz.. The Ritz is a restored cinema that has made moviegoing a truly memorable and amazing experience; like it should be.

Sunday: The morning is yours to do with as you please.  See our local info pages in the menu for a galaxy of options. On your return (if you decide to go anywhere!) you'llleave with a bottle of our  own white wine.  Depart 10am.

Vineyard break includes:

Two nights stay at Strutt or Frith Cottage for a couple. Wine, breads, and cheeses as described above at the cottage. Vineyard tour and wine-tasting, lunch withs glass of wine and a bottle of wine to take home with you.

Otherwise your stay is self-catering and you will need to make your own arrangements for dinners and breakfast.

For more details about our vineyards visit:

To book email:

Terms & Conditions

A 20% deposit will be required upon booking.

Final payment must be  paid by the Friday 3 weeks before your break.

Deposit non refundable within 6 weeks of your break.  All cancellations must be informed in writing before the start of the sixth week prior to your break.  Balance less 20% (excluding any offers) deposit amount can be refunded within  the described 6 week cut-off. In other words  100% refunds before end of the six week period (if informed in writing), or 80% refund if within the six week cut-off period - up to three weeks prior to your break commencement date.  Within the three-week period prior to your break there are no refunds AT ALL unless proven exceptional circumstances can be verified.  This is due to having to remarket your slot and likely loss of income due to not filling it.

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