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“Misleading - Not Dog Friendly”
Review of Holly Meadow Farm

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Holly Meadow Farm
Ranked #1 of 1 Bradley B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 17, 2012

Holly Meadow gives a false impression by advertising itself as 'Dog Friendly', they are extremely selective on the breed type they allow opposed to the behaviour of the animal. We have a PAT (Pet As Therapy) dog which was not of an acceptable breed for this establishment and declined to stay. My advice is snobbery is not dead......As a professional couple I find it bizarre that this business should judge purely on breed which isn't even on the dangerous dogs list and is a total asset to the breed. The B&B is somewhat prone to looking down its nose, very short sighted decision making.

Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Babette L, Owner at Holly Meadow Farm, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2012

We do appreciate this dog owner's disappointment. Having experienced a problem with a Staffordshire Bull Terrier in the past and following the advice of our vet, we are unable to accept this breed of dogs.

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Reviewed October 30, 2011

Lovely rooms and lovely farm land to let the dog run free.
And a harty breakfast

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Additional Information about Holly Meadow Farm

Address: Holly Meadow Farm Pinfold Lane | Ashbourne, Bradley, Ashbourne DE6 1PN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Ashbourne > Bradley
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Bradley
Price Range: $125 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holly Meadow Farm 4*
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our farmhouse Bed & Breakfast lies in 280 acres of one of the most picturesque parts of Derbyshire. A few miles from Dovedale and the Peak District, the stunning surrounding countryside affords our guests an ideal opportunity to relax and enjoy the many attractions which are on our doorstep. We offer spacious en-suite double rooms with far reaching views, period furniture and genuine home comforts including a room fridge.Our generous Aga cooked breakfasts using locally sourced ingredients, award winning sausages and bacon, our homemade preserves and our own freerange eggs will set you up for a full day of exploring. You can walk from the front door and go for a stroll on the farm. We are very keen to protect and enhance our environment. We have installed solar panels to produce electricity and you can use our E-car socket to recharge your vehicle. We have planted over 3000 trees and have attracted many bird species to the farm.In the evening local foody pubs offer a good range of dishes and prices all within a 5 miles radius. Holly Meadow Farm is a peaceful and relaxing oasis away from the crowds and you are assured of a very warm welcome.Visit England has awarded us 4 star with silver and breakfast award. ... more   less 
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