British post boxes in Derbyshire

British post boxes in Derbyshire

Take a closer look at our letter boxes I recently posted some postcards for a guest at our local post box at Matlock Green and noticed the Victorian Royal Cypher and how unusual it was. That got me thinking about their history. Will these objects of British heritage...
Spring is in the air in Matlock

Spring is in the air in Matlock

Glendon’s garden is waking up, which means spring is in the air. New signs of life are starting to appear. Our first snowdrops appeared in early February followed shortly after by the yellow crocuses (February Gold). New leaves and buds are forming on the Magnolia...
Meteorological, Astronomical or Hogmanay

Meteorological, Astronomical or Hogmanay

Spring cleaning at Glendon Spring is not too far off now. Meteorologically spring beings on the 1st March and runs until the end of June. Astronomically the start of spring is determined by the tilt of the earth and is marked by the spring equinox – when the length of...
A “nice” New Year’s Resolution

A “nice” New Year’s Resolution

Since Roman times the idea of stopping off at an Inn, to have some form of Bed and Breakfast has been common place. From this, the notion of hotels emerged, initially from French monks providing shelter in houses called hospitale and from the 19th century more as...
Christmas gift ideas

Christmas gift ideas

Christmas at Glendon Guest House Matlock. Christmas has arrived at Glendon Guest House. The mantle over the fire place is decorated with fresh flowers and foliage in a traditional Victorian style. The Christmas tree is assembled and placed in the breakfast room for...

Bed & Breakfast Matlock, Derbyshire

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