Hareley Barn is a restored 16th Century Grade II listed barn, situated on a traditional rare breeds farm. It has panoramic views over an unspoilt rural landscape of woods, streams and pasture. The farm is a haven for wildlife where we rear rare breed sheep, pigs and poultry.
The Barn is spacious and comfortable, with a king-size bedroom and en suite bathroom which has one small step (apart from this access is level throughout) and twin-bedded room and separate bathroom with splash shower and spa bath. There is a woodburning stove in the living area, a separate kitchen and a laundry room.
The original stone walls, cattle stall and hayrack have been preserved and most of the Barn is open to the eaves. A fenced grass playground is available from April to October and the barbecue area
My husband and I stayed at Hareley Barn for 5 days, along with our children aged 4 and 6 years. Gillian made us feel very welcome, and we were greeted by fresh garden flowers and eggs from the farm. The barn was clean and comfortable, with 2 spacious bedrooms and bathrooms. The living area has comfortable sofas and is open plan with a dining table and small kitchen area (which is well equipped for making simple meals). It might be helpful to know that the twin room is adjacent to the living areas, so this might be a problem for light-sleeping young children in the evening (though we didn't fin...more