Our three cottages, Orchard Cottage (sleeping 8), Barn Cottage (sleeping 6) and The Old Stables (sleeping 6) comprise tastefully converted farm buildings offering all the modern conveniences that you would expect located within the boundaries of a 650 acre working farm and benefiting from a glorious indoor heated pool and sauna. All of the cottages have been converted using natural materials, including traditional cob and oak with natural slate roofs.
Our week at the Old Stables was thwarted somewhat by poor weather!! but there was still so much to see and do, both on site and further afield. We all loved the pool and found ourselves planning our days out around our swimming times! The cottage was beautifully furnished and it was bliss to sink down onto comfortable sofas for family movies or to sit on the patio overlooking the vegetable garden and valleys beyond and with properly dark skies at night – loads of stars without any light pollution. We love to cook as a family and found that the kitchen had everything we needed, especially th...more
We were very lucky to be able to secure the beautiful and peaceful Barn Cottage for our family holiday. From the first moment we arrived (to be greeted by homemade cake) to the minute we left the barn was a haven of peace and tranquility. We were very lucky with the weather and sampled the barbecue pack one sunny evening, accompanied by a chilled glass of wine on the cottage’s terrace.
We all loved playing family games on the games field and there was much laughter and many raucous moments in the daily croquet tournament!!
We thoroughly enjoyed our recent stay at Orchard Cottage. The children loved collecting the eggs and meeting the (very!) friendly chickens and getting to know Apple and Crumble the rabbits. We all loved the indoor pool and the children's confidence soared being able to use it every day. The cottage was immaculate and the staff friendly and approachable. Great Holiday!!