Lower Damgate Farm Cottages & Wedding Venue Dovedale Animal Sanctuary

Dovedale, llam, Nr Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 2AD
Tel: 01335 310367 Mob: 07779 210791 Email: info@damgate.com

Availability and Prices

We would love to welcome you to Lower Damgate Farm for any occasion be it a family and friends weekend away, a group party or even a romantic break.
Dovedale Barn is licenced for weddings and the Garden Room has facilities to host working groups, workshops and retreats 
Whatever your occasion please take a look at our farm, holiday cottage accommodation prices and availability below and we hope to welcome you soon. 

To view availability calendars please click on the links below

If you would like to view availability for the Courtyard as a whole please click on Reuben’s Roost 

Reuben’s Roost – Courtyard Property

Bremen Barn – Courtyard Property

Hope’s Hideaway – Courtyard Property 

The Farmhouse B&B 

The Alpaca Hut and Hot Tub

Dovedale Barn – Weddings – Events – Workshops


The Courtyard PropertyReuben’s Roost, Bremen’s Barn and Hope’s Hideaway.

These properties have all been adapted for large groups or individual depending upon your needs, However there is a large kitchen/dining area for everyone on site to be together

There are 11 bedrooms in the Courtyard Property with 22 guests in permenant beds (all these beds are made up to welcome you)

Also on the Farm we let 2 Luxury B&B rooms in the Farmhouse. These sleep up to 4 or 5 guests. 

For those looking for a romantic break for 2, we have our quirky Alpaca Hut. This little shepherd’s hut and situated close to the animals. It is Adults only and has all the luxuries you could wish for (well most! as it is a hut)  The Alpaca Hut has it’s own Hot Tub. 

If you hire exclusive use of the farm then  The Hot Tub is available to share with friends! terms and conditions apply.  

Pets are welcome in the Courtyard properties however we try and keep The Farmhouse B&B and Alpaca Hut pet free

(though this isn’t always easy with the farm being home to an animal sanctuary)

The Price for all our accommodation includes bed linen on the permenant beds (beds made up to welcome you ) power, heating, Wi-Fi and a welcome pack.


Dovedale Barn is licenced for civil ceremonies

All our events and weddings support Dovedale Animal Sanctuary 

Our weddings include:

Exclusive use of the Farm for 3 nights which includes all the accommodation on site

A unique, relaxed and informal venue where you create your dream wedding  

Stunning location in the Peak District National Park with far reaching views

Dovedale Wedding Barn and Garden Room  on the day of your wedding including staff, washroom facilities, food prep and bar areas, Fairy lights, Tables, Chairs, Dance Floor, Stage, Greenery, Electrics and Props

Interaction with the Goats, Alpacas and all the Animals in Dovedale Animal Sanctuary, last count there were over 80

Meet and Greet areas, all the farm grounds with its stunning views, gardens, fields and woodland areas  for your photographs 

3 days to enjoy time with your resident guests, which is often as lovely as the day itself!

Your own suppliers – we feel its important that you create your own bespoke wedding using your own suppliers (though we have built a helpful information list with loads of excellent suppliers….)  

Our Help –  There are times in every DIY wedding that you may feel daunted, You don’t need to as we will help you on the day and be there for you throughout the planning as much (or as little) as you need us!

We can’t guarantee the weather!


Dogs, Horses and Pets are welcome at the Farm as we also have dogs horses and pets!
However we try and keep the B&B rooms and Alpaca Hut allergy free so no pets in these properties please….. please be aware that we cannot guarantee allergy free as we have a Farm Animal Sanctuary on site!
If you would like to bring your Horse we have fields they are welcome to use, but no stabling. 
There are a few rules for dogs and if you are bringing one or two please call us before you arrive as we need to register them in. 
No dogs can be left unattended at any time in the cottages and consideration in cleaning up after them as well as leaving the properties clean and tidy upon departure is asked.
Other pets are also welcome and we are happy for you to meet and greet our own!

Guests are welcome to feed the Alpacas and Goats as well as go and collect eggs from the Hen House (subject to laying) so please ask when you are staying and we will grab you to help at feeding time!

Hot Tub

The Hot Tub is hired exclusively with the Alpaca Hut Terms and Conditions apply



Bookings are made in agreement and in acceptance of the Terms and Conditions found on this website 
To secure a booking confirmation will be sent via email upon the return of a completed booking form and payment of a deposit of £500
This can be paid either by Bacs Payment Transfer Cheque or paypal
The balance is due eight weeks before you arrive and at this time a returnable Housekeeping and Cleaning Deposit of £200 is also payable