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

Stay in the Peak District. Visit the alpacas and Goats and walk straight from your door into Dovedale. We would love to welcome you to Lower Damgate Farm for any occasion be it quiet escape from it all romantic break with the Hot Tub, a family and friends weekend away, a reunion, university get together, a general gathering or occasion such as a birthday party, BBQ, anniversary, or just come for a staycation to escape from the world and take some time out from the past years Covid Lockdown. 
We have just won the Farm Holiday Cottage of the Year award for 2021 in the North West so come and enjoy the cottages individually or combine them to work with your numbers for an amazing break away from it all. 
In addition we have Dovedale Barn which is a unique apex wooden barn, with 4800 square feet of floor space.  The Barn is licenced for weddings, has stunning views across the peaks and farm where you can see the Alpacas, goats and all the rescued farm animals at Dovedale Animal Sanctuary. The Barn also has a 25 ft sq light and airy Garden room, as well as a another prep work room to enjoy teas coffee food etc . The barn and Garden room come with tables & chairs, dance floor and stage as well as toilets and shower areas. There is also a large outdoor area where you can feed the animals, enjoy the firepit or just escape with those wonderful views. 
Whatever your occasion please take a look at our farm, holiday cottage accommodation prices and availability below and we hope to get to welcome you soon. Please call us on 01335 310367 if you have any questions as we are always happy to help.

To view availability calendars or send an enquiry please click on the links below

Reuben’s Roost – Courtyard

Bremen Barn – Courtyard

Hope’s Hideaway – Courtyard 

Purdy’s Place – The Farmhouse 

The Alpaca Hut and Hot Tub

Dovedale Barn – Weddings – Events – Workshops

25% of the profits of all our bookings goes to support Dovedale Animal Sanctuary



Stunning Licenced location in the Peak District National Park

Exclusive use for 30 plus guests for a minimum of 3 Nights in the award winning 5 star Accommodation on site 

Exclusive use of the Alpaca Hut for 3 nights to include your Wedding Night with the Hot Tub and Fizz! 

Exclusive use of Dovedale Barn for 180 guests on the day of your wedding 

Exclusive use of Dovedale Barn, The Garden Room, 22 acres of Farm grounds and Gardens for up to 30 guests over three days

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

Ability to choose and use your own suppliers

Staff and Help on the Day as well as for the lead up to your wedding

No Corkage, you provide welcome, speech and wine for the table. We supply a Charity bar in the evening. 

Use of all equipment in the barn on the day of your wedding. 

To include Tables, Chairs, Benches, Dance Floor, Arch, Stage, Greenery, Props and speech mic!

Interaction and Photographs with the Goats, Alpacas and all the Animals at Dovedale Animal Sanctuary

Stunning Photograph spots with amazing views, gardens, fields and woodland areas

3 days to relax and enjoy time with your resident guests, (which is often as lovely as the day itself) This enables you to prepare and get ready without rushing, enjoying your day to the full and on the following day to relax with your family and friends who are staying with you onsite! Thus creating another smaller bespoke event such as a BBQ for you to enjoy. 

We can’t guarantee the weather!


Dogs, Horses and Pets are welcome at the Farm in the Courtyard Properties by arrangement. We do not Charge for any animal, however in bringing a pet to the farm your agree to our Terms and Conditions and agree to clean up both inside and out before you leave. 
we also have resident Dogs, Cats, Horses, Alpacas Goats, Geese, Ducksw, Chickens and hedgehogs! and our two dogs sometimes like to come and say hello as this is their home……
Sadly No Pets are allowed in The Farmhouse Purdy’s Place nor the Alpaca Hut as we try and keep these as allergy free as possible.  (Please be aware that  we cannot guarantee these being allergy free as we have a large number of animals on site at the Sanctuary)
If you would like to bring your Horse we have fields you can use for turning out
You can find our Pet Rules in our Terms and Conditions. Please be aware that no dogs can be left unattended at any time in the cottages and supervision is always required. Leads are not always required around the farm unless we have young or infirm animals in the fields, however we always work on trust and ask you to be mindful of your pet. We have farm fields and paddocks you can exercise your pet in. Consideration in cleaning up after them as well as leaving the properties clean and tidy upon departure thank you.
Guests are welcome to feed the Alpacas and Goats as well as go and collect eggs from the Hen House (subject to laying) This is a great experiance and we can arrange this with you when you arrive. 

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 Book please email info@damgate.com and we will send you a booking form and all the information you need
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