Friday, 24 May 2019

Park Farm Country Cottages, Norton Hawkfield, Pensford, Chew Magna, Bristol


Two beautiful barn conversions near Chew Magna offering family friendly self catering accommodation, fantastic views, just 6 miles from Bristol, and ideal for visiting Bath and Wells.

The Dairy is a delightful single storey cottage which has been converted from a stone milking parlour. It has large French doors to the living area, so enjoys the sun well into the early evening. It has 2 bedrooms and sleeps 4.

The Barn is a stunning 2 storey converted barn that sleeps 4/5, with vaulted ceilings, exposed traditional peg jointed oak trusses and a gallery which can be used for additional sleeping. It has large French windows opening out onto a patio with own garden furniture and enjoys the sun well into the early evening.

Within a 30 minute walk of the cottages is the ancient stone circle and toll house at Stanton Drew and Maes Knoll Tump an iron age hill-fort from which there are panoramic views of Bristol, The Severn Bridge/Estuary as well as the Chew Valley with its lakes! Maes Knoll Tump is part of the 3 Peaks Circular Walk, (Forest of Avon) the Community Forest Path also passes through the farm, as well as the National Cycle Route 3. Chew Magna has 3 pubs all serving good food, a good village food store, a traditional butcher, a bank, a post office/gift shop and a cafe/gift shop and is an excellent place to wander and explore.

Chew Valley Lake (2.5 miles) along with its sister lakes are very popular with anglers and birdwatchers, with over 260 types of birds have been recorded there, the restaurant and picnic facilities at Chew Valley and Blagdon Lakes provide a lovely setting for refreshment perhaps followed by a walk along a waterside trail.

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East Hook Holiday Cottages, Okehampton, Devon, Dartmoor National Park


East Hook Holiday Cottages have 3 self catering holiday homes situated in the heart of Okehampton in glorious Devon, on the fringe of Dartmoor National Park with a beautiful 6-mile panoramic view, in their own quiet parkland grounds.

We have been welcoming visitors from all over the world to this unique haven since 1970 - see the "Visitors Comments" on our website, and then come and enjoy yourself too!

Daisy Cottage:
Our stunning cottage sleeps 7 and is a 300 year old real Devon country cottage with exposed oak beams and wonderful charm. This originally thatched semi-detached cottage has a warm and cosy sitting room with wood burner and TV with DVD. The fully equipped kitchen includes an electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher and fridge freezer. Also downstairs is the bathroom with bath/shower. Storage heaters throughout. Upstairs are three bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, and one single en suite. An extra guest bed can be put in this room, so the cottage can sleep a maximum of 6 people.

Clover Cottage:
This charming self catering holiday home is our largest cottage. A lovely 300 year old real Devon country cottage, semi-detached and originally thatched! It has a large nearly 5-metre square sitting room with log fire, TV & DVD player. A spacious and well-equipped kitchen includes an electric cooker, microwave, fridge freezer and washing machine plus a family size kitchen table. Also downstairs is the bathroom with bath and shower. Storage heaters throughout. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms, 2 double, 1 twin and a toilet. An extra guest bed can be put into either of the double rooms, so the cottage can sleep a maximum of 7 people. 

Meadow Sweet:
Our cosy country cottage sleeps 4. There is ample parking outside, a picnic and BBQ area and plenty of grounds for children to play in. In the cottage is a cosy sitting room with TV, video and a video library, DVD, as well as lots of information including what’s on and where to go to sample the best of Devon ‘s produce. The country style kitchen has an electric cooker, microwave, washer/dryer and fridge freezer where a welcome basket of fresh local produce will be waiting for you to get your holiday off to a good start. The kitchen leads on to a pleasant dining room, there is also a W.C. and shower downstairs. Upstairs overlooking the fields is a romantic master bedroom with double bed and a pretty twin room with views over Okehampton and Dartmoor. Beds are all made ready for you when you arrive and two towels per guest are supplied. The bathroom has a W.C. hand basin and a bath with overhead shower. 

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Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Chapel Cottage, Exford, Somerset, Exmoor National Park


Chapel Cottage offers wonderful accommodation close to the Devon-Somerset border, nestled in the centre of Exford. Our charming property is an excellent base for those wishing to discover everything the Exmoor National Park has to offer.

This superb property sleeps up to 6 people and is a true home from home.

The open plan kitchen is fully equipped and comes with a dishwasher, large fridge/freezer, microwave, a radio/CD player and plenty of crockery, glasses etc. The comfortable dining area opens out through double doors onto a large patio overlooking the village green; perfect for al fresco dining or a summer barbecue. The cosy lounge boasts a log burning stove and ample comfortable seating to curl up on, as well as HD TV and DVD player. 

The bedrooms are particularly spacious, comprising of one double room on the first floor (with a super king size bed) and one twin/double room on the top floor. The twin beds can be linked to make a wonderfully wide double bed. The top room also contains a sofa that easily pulls out into two guest beds, providing ideal sleeping accommodation for children.

Our large, immaculate main bathroom (with a shower over the bath, hand basin, bidet and WC) is on the first floor. On the ground floor, there is a large shower room with a hand basin, WC, washing machine and excellent drying facilities. All linen, towels and a small welcome pack of local produce are provided. Private off street parking for two cars is available opposite the cottage.

There are over 700 miles of paths and bridleways, over rugged moorland or alongside babbling brooks and many stunning walks pass through Exford. For instance, there is a path north from the village to Exford Common and on to Dunkery Beacon, the highest point on Exmoor, with outstanding views over 7 counties. Many more walks are detailed in the cottage.

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Sea Front Holiday Flats, Pwllheli, Gwynedd


Sea Front Holiday Flats are a collection of self catering flats located in a quiet cul de sac just yards from the Pwllheli beach, Gwynedd. The holiday flats have wonderful sea views and provide a great gateway for visiting the Llyn Peninsula.

These self contained flats all have sea views. There is a ground floor and first floor flat. The largest flat can accommodate up to 5 people in a double room, twin room and a single bedroom.

Both properties come well equipped with a flat screen TV, cooker, fridge, washing machine and microwave.

You only require own towels. It is an ideal place for water sports, fishing, golf and walking activities.

The town centre is only 10 minutes walk from the self catering flats where you will find shops, restaurants, a recreation ground, launderette, golf course and new marine. There is a leisure centre with swimming pool and tennis court at the back of the houses.

There are many interesting attractions to visit include Criccieth Castle, Harlech Castle, Anglesey Sea Zoo, Snowdon Mountain Railway and Segontium Roman Fort.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Gwynedd/3242

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Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Peasecroft, Coniston, Cumbria


Peasecroft offers charming self catering accommodation in Coniston, Cumbria. Situated in 8 acres of stunning woodland, the property boasts breathtaking views of Coniston Water and the surrounding mountains.

Our wooden coach house has been lovingly converted to offer high-quality accommodation in a tranquil location. We are nestled away behind a big gate and down a long drive, an ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

This luxurious property comes with a wonderful open plan living and dining area with whitewashed walls and comfy seating covered in sheepskins and merino wool cushions. A wood burner will keep you warm and toast on a chilly evening. A well-equipped contemporary kitchen comes with a range of excellent appliances to suit all your needs, including a Nespresso coffee machine. 

A gorgeous double bed is on the mezzanine floor which is reached by a ladder. Pretty fairy lights, linen from The White Company and a deluxe mattress complete the area’s lavish feel.

Magnificent walks to The Old Man of Coniston start from the gate. The village is only a 5-minute walk away and has a great selection of pubs. Chesters by the River and The Drunken Duck are both a 15-minute drive away. A superb selection of Michelin Star restaurants, gastro pubs and cosy cafes are nearby. Taxis can be booked should you need them. You can enjoy a variety of activities in the local area, including water sports, cycling, off-roading and horse riding.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Cumbria/16492

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Tanylan Farm, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire


Tanylan Farm in Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, offers stunning self catering accommodation on a former dairy farm. Situated on 200 acres of stunning land, we are the perfect place to unwind and relax for a holiday.

Situated along the coastal road between Ferryside and Kidwelly it enjoys the convenience of being close to local amenities, whilst enjoying the tranquillity of being in the countryside. Being one of the few holiday destinations between the Gower Peninsula and Pembrokeshire offering breaks in West Wales, Tanylan Farm Holidays is ideally situated for you to explore the beauty and magic of the area.

At only 400 yards from the golden sands of Carmarthen Bay, we can offer you not only the opportunity of relaxing on the beach but also the splendours of the surrounding countryside affording you a truly memorable holiday in west Wales. 

Tanylan Farm Holidays is proud to offer four stunningly restored farm cottages and 3 luxurious barn conversions; we challenge you to find more beautiful and relaxing self catering accommodation in South West Wales at such an affordable rate.

We have three 5 star barn conversions to choose from, all providing the perfect place for peace and relaxation. They are ideal for short breaks or holidays away with friends or family.

Tanylan Farm is located in a beautiful part of Carmarthen Bay in South Wales. Along with the coastal and countryside scenery, there are plenty of other local attractions to keep you occupied throughout your visit:

Boating - The Ferryside based yacht club is active and accepts holiday membership. It has a slipway, changing rooms, storage and bar facilities.

Golf - There are six fantastic golf clubs within 30 minutes of Tanylan Farm, all of which offer pay as you play membership.

Walking - There are a number of designated walks in the area and are mapped and listed in a Carmarthenshire walks leaflet. 


For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Carmarthenshire/8745

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The Durrance, Upton Warren, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire


The Durrance is a large Victorian farmhouse that offers self catering accommodation in our three holiday cottages set in a peaceful location at Upton Warren near Bromsgrove, with views of open countryside and surrounding Worcestershire farmland. We are situated 2 1/2 miles from the picturesque village of Chaddesley Corbett between the towns of Bromsgrove (4 miles) and Kidderminster (9 miles).

The Farm House, Oxen and Cider Mill Cottages are recently renovated single-storey barn conversions. Each holiday cottage has its own individual characteristics with high ceilings to expose the original oak beams. Local crafts people have added their own special touch with handmade pottery, wrought ironwork and a magnificent mural painted in Cider Mill's bathroom. Oxen Cottage has one double bedroom and a twin bedroom. Cider Mill Cottage has a double bedroom and a single bedroom, all fitted with solid pine furniture. 

Walking - Maps are available and may be borrowed. 
Cycling - Bicycle hire is available locally. 
Golf - Bromsgrove Golf Centre, a 9 hole golf course and golf range is 5 miles away. 
Sailing - The Upton Warren Sailing Centre is situated 3 miles away and offers a variety of activities to suit all ages. 
Bird watching - The nearby Upton Warren Nature Reserve is renowned for its beauty and rare breeds of birds. 

As we are situated close to the motorway network we are ideally located for visiting the Cotswolds, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwick Castle, Ragley Hall, and the NEC. Other nearby attractions include; the Avoncroft Museum of Buildings, the West Midlands Safari Park and the huge Merry Hill Shopping Centre.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Worcestershire/446

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