Our Holiday Self Catering Cottage Facilities

Swimming Pool – we have a very warm outdoor pool. Lots of pool toys, a changing room and astro turf around the pool so it isn’t slippery. We also have a playpen for younger children to be safe until you are ready for them .If our pool isn’t open there are a couple of indoor pools in the area. The pool is fenced and always kept locked when not in use.

The Wilderness Area – this is our most popular play area on the farm. There is  a stream running through for damming, fishing and paddling. Lots of trees to climb, build a den or a camp. A mud kitchen perfect for making mud pies. A tyre swing and a rope swing. A fairy garden complete with stepping stones ,a picnic bench,  a wishing tree and fairies to find. And not forgetting the shelter which has a campfire area for cooking sausages, toasting marshmallows or anything else you may fancy- yum !

The Adventure Playground – with a large wooden climbing frame that has a sky deck, helter- skelter slide, climbing wall and a sand pit. A stream for more water play with a bridge over to the island! Rope ladder, treehouse, aerial walkway, tunnel slide. Log balancing beams and steps. Tyre swing and a picnic area.

The Farmyard Play Area  – with ride on toys, trampoline, playhouse, play – farm with slide, sandpit, swing and a children’s play shop. This area is fenced to keep our dogs out and has bark chippings for safety and to keep it clean and dry.

Straw Pit – a section of the barn full of straw bales for building camps, jumps and generally just having fun! There is also a table tennis table in the barn. Please note both of these facilities cannot be used when we have lambs in the barn !

Utility/games Room – washing machine, lazy daisy, sink and a coin operated tumble drier and pay phone (not all mobile phones work here) .You will also find the barbies, back packs  (and box of assorted outdoor toys, a football and air hockey tables and the children’s DVD library).

Farm Shop – in the freezer bread, milk, local bacon, sausages and burgers. Frozen take-aways from the COOK range and all the bits to go with them, puddings and local ice cream. ln the fridge – dairy produce including milk, butter, local cheese and bacon. Fresh hen and duck eggs. Local preserves and jams, NBF clothing and bags. Charcoal for the barbie.

Farm Box Delivery  – a local company who will deliver a box full of fabulous farm produce – for more details please see www.localfarmbox.co.uk

Grocery Delivery – both Waitrose, Tesco and Sainsbury deliver to us. Ideal for your self catering holiday.

Massages  – we have a lovely mobile masseuse, Suzie, who offers a range of fabulous massages and facials in the privacy of your cottage. For more details please see www.suzieblanche.co.uk

DVD Library’s  – with over 300 titles suitable for children and adults.

WIFI – free Unlimited WIFI ( please remember we do live in the middle of the country!)

Children’s Library – lots of children’s books to choose from to borrow and take to your cottage.

Games Cupboard – packed with family games to borrow.