05 Jul 2021

Summer 2021

Well, we are now well into the Summer season and it has been so lovely to welcome back our regular guests and also welcome new ones.  The weather has been mixed, however, the colours in the gardens and in the fields more than make up for a wet day in the Peak District. We are […]


30 Mar 2021

Plans to re-open and a new gas stove fitted

Well, Spring has arrived in Litton at last. The daffodils are out on the greens, the lambs are out in the fields and the curlews are calling over the tops. The weather is forecast to be warm today, which is unusual for the Peak District at this time of year! We are also preparing to […]


27 Feb 2021

Spring 2021 and plans to re-open

Well, thankfully Spring appears to be on the way with lovely sunny days here in the Peak District, lots of bird song and shoots appearing in the garden. We are really looking forward to welcoming guests back to Tub Cottage and hope we will be able to re-open again on Monday 12 April for our […]


09 Jan 2021

Lockdown 3 – January 2021

Firstly a Happy New Year to all our guests – past, present and future! It has been a strange Christmas and New Year for everyone and we have really missed welcoming our Christmas and New Year guests to Tub Cottage this year. Sadly, we will be closed until at least the middle/end of February. However, […]


16 Nov 2020

Lockdown 2 Update November 2020

Once again Tub Cottage is closed to guests due to the second Covid lockdown. This time it feels very different, with the village as busy as ever with day visitors, walkers and cyclists. The Red Lion is open for takeaways – Wednesday pie night, Friday curry night and Sunday roast lunches. We are treating ourselves […]


26 Jul 2020

Back up and running!

We are pleased to say that our first guests, since lockdown, arrived last week, so we did our first Covid clean yesterday.  All went well and we are now ready to welcome our next guests on Saturday 1 August.  We are fully booked until the end of October which is great news for us and […]


10 Jul 2020

Covid-19 Update – July 2020

We are pleased to say that after nearly 4 months of being closed, we are now able to open our doors again to guests.  Our first guests arrive in the middle of July and we are really looking forward to welcoming them to Tub Cottage! Obviously lots of things have changed over the past few […]


24 May 2020

Covid-19 Update – 24 May 2020

Firstly, I hope this message finds you safe and well in these difficult times.  It has been a very strange and challenging time for us all and we have really missed welcoming guests to Tub Cottage and sharing the beautiful Peak District with them.  We have been very fortunate to live in Litton during the […]


01 Feb 2020

Winter 2020 Refresh

We have been busy doing the Winter refresh of Tub Cottage ready for the year ahead.  Everything has been stripped, cleaned, washed and, where necessary, given a fresh coat of paint.  We have also had new cushions in the bedrooms to reflect the wildlife and nature theme of the rooms. The cushions depict my two […]


04 Jan 2020

New Year 2020

Firstly, a Happy New Year to all our past, present and future guests! 2019 has flown by and we’ve had a great year with bookings and met some lovely guests. I finished my GCSEs and am now studying A levels at 6th form in Sheffield.   The weather has been very wet this Autumn/Winter, but great […]