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 […]


14 Nov 2019

Autumn 2019

Feedback received from guests following their stay at Tub Cottage: As it is nearing the end of the 2019, we thought it would be helpful to share the feedback we have received from our guests over the last few years.  We always read the feedback form and aim to address the comments where we can.  […]


04 May 2019

Spring 2019

Hello and Welcome to my Spring 2019 blog This year has been flying by and I’m busy with my GCSE exams coming up in a few weeks! Eek!! Litton is looking amazing this Spring! The leaves are starting to come out, Spring flowers are blooming and the lambs are gambling in the fields! The Easter […]


06 Aug 2018

Summer 2018

Welcome to my Summer 2018 Blog! The weather in Litton has been glorious! Sun everywhere! Very unusual for this part of the Peak District, so we have been very lucky. Sadly one of our Buff Orpington fluffy chickens, Orzo, passed away last week.  We are not sure why as she was up and about in […]


25 Oct 2017

Autumn 2017

Hello everyone, We now have 3 Aylesbury ducks called Angelica, Eliza and Peggy after characters from my favourite musical, Hamilton. Aylesbury ducks are your typical Jemima Puddle-Duck kind of duck. So, if anyone wants to come up and see them and the chickens, feel free! The ducks won’t start laying their eggs until next Spring […]


11 Apr 2017

Spring 2017

Welcome to Spring at Tub Cottage The daffodils have now flowered in Litton and the trees are starting to grow their leaves, there are lambs jumping and playing in the fields and Tub Cottage looks lovely.   Our six chickens are doing very well and are enjoying the sunny weather, although it has made one […]


20 Dec 2016

Christmas 2016

Merry Christmas and welcome to my blog, We have exiting news! We have donkeys!!! Their names are Callum and Jones and they are adorable. We are fostering them from the Donkey Sanctuary.  They are both brown,  Jones is aged 6 and is slightly smaller than Callum who is aged 4. They are still getting used […]


10 Sep 2016

The Tale of Two Naughty Herdwick Sheep

Once upon a time there were two Herdwick sheep named Jemima and Beatrix.  They lived in a lovely field in the Peak District surrounded by drystone walls and full of rich juicy grass. They had recently moved to this field from another part of the Peak District where they lived with their mother and father, […]


18 Jul 2016

Summer 2016

Hi Past, Present and Future Guests of Tub Cottage, I have more very exiting news since my last post, we’ve got sheep! They are called Beatrix and Jemima after Beatrix Potter and Jemima Puddle-Duck because they are Herdwick sheep which originate from the Lake District also, Beatrix Potter basically saved the breed from being wiped […]