Thursday, 17 September 2020

Manton Lodge Farm, Oakham, Rutland (Sleeps 1-2)


Manton Lodge Farm offers outstanding self catering accommodation next to Rutland Water. With NGS gardens and nestled in 100 acres of private grass and woodland, the property is an oasis of calm surrounded by nature. There are two holiday apartments available in the southern wing of an 18th Century ironstone farmhouse and each has its own entrance. 

The property offers fantastic access to the county’s range of attractions. It is on the Rutland Water's cycle route, within a few minutes’ walk of Manton village and perfect for walking, cycling and exploring Rutland.

There are many local attractions and activities in the local area. Rutland Water is the largest man-made lake in Western Europe. The attractive 3,100-acre reservoir has an international reputation for providing a balance of sport, leisure and wildlife conservation and offers everyone the opportunity to try something new.

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The Green, Market Overton, Rutland (Sleeps 1-6)


The Green offers wonderful self catering accommodation in the conservation village of Market Overton. The cottage in Rutland is just a stone’s throw away from the Rutland Water and the perfect base for exploring lots of walking and cycling routes.

The grade II Listed stone-built property is bustling with character whilst offering modern country-style accommodation. The cottage sleeps up to 5 people in total.

You can relax and socialise in the two seating areas. The sitting room has a flat-screen TV, DVD player and iPod docking station and the snug has lots of books and games. A well-equipped kitchen comes with a fridge, freezer, dishwasher, electric oven and gas hob. The dining area is in the magnificent light-filled conservatory. A lovely spot for a morning coffee whilst the sun is shining. The hosts provide a lovely welcome pack and kitchen essentials.

Outside there is a delightful garden and a lawn with flowerbeds. A secure stone outhouse is available for bicycles, fishing rods and outdoor accessories.

The pretty village of Market Overton has lots of scenic walks to enjoy. Only 5 minutes away is The Black Bull pub which serves great food and there’s also a well-stocked shop nearby which sells a range of essentials. A country cafe is also just a 5-minute walk away. Lots of gorgeous villages can be discovered in Rutland. Exton, Braunston, Empingham and Ryhall have lots of beautiful walks and the town of Oakham has a range of interesting shops. Fantastic attractions to visit include:

Rutland Water.
Barnsdale Gardens.
Clipsham Yew Tree Avenue.
Rutland Falconry & Owl Centre.

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https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Rutland/16853

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Bevan House, Hundred House, Llandrindod Wells, Powys (Sleeps 1-7)


Bevan House offers wonderful self catering accommodation in the village of Hundred House near Llandrindod Wells in Powys. The self catering accommodation is five miles from the Royal Welsh Showground and eleven miles from the famous book town of Hay-on-Wye.

The living room has 32’’ flat screen television with Freeview and a DVD player. There is a log burner so that the room is really cosy in winter. A perfect place to stretch out and relax! The window overlooks the front garden making the room light and airy throughout the year. The dining room looks out over the front garden. It has a parkway fire and a dark wood dining suite for six people.

There is a kitchen and utility room. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric hob and oven, dishwasher, fridge, microwave, freezer and washer/drier. There is plenty of storage space and drying facilities in the utility room.

Outside there is a decked area with a hot tub with jets and lights and can seat 6 guests. The perfect place to relax after a day walking or sightseeing around the Elan Valley Dams. Facilities also include a BBQ and bike storage.

The property is nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a great base for exploring the Brecon Beacons National Park. The Hundred House Inn is within easy walking distance and serves excellent food. Walking, cycling, exploring fascinating towns, enjoying nature at its unspoilt best or simply relaxing - there is something for everyone!

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Penyrallt Fach, Pentre-Cwrt, Llandysul, Carmarthenshire, West Wales (Sleeps 1-4)


Penyrallt Fach provides comfortable, traditional style accommodation in what was originally a 19th Century piggery. The self catering cottage is on a secluded organic working dairy farm overlooking the beautiful Teifi Valley, West Wales. A wood-fired hot tub in the garden.

The accommodation is on one floor and comprises a fully equipped kitchen/dining/sitting room with a very efficient wood-burning stove.

There is a large farmhouse table with seating for 4 and in the sitting room area, there are 2 comfortable sofas in which to relax after long summer days on the beach or invigorating walks in the hills. Many books and board games are provided, also a TV, radio and DVD player with a good selection of DVDs.The fully equipped kitchen comes with an electric oven, hob, microwave and a fridge.

This particular corner of West Wales is perfectly situated for visiting the glorious coastline of Cardigan Bay, the Cambrian Mountains and the spectacular scenery of Pembrokeshire and the coast-path of the Pembrokeshire National Park.

As well as super beaches and hills, there are many wonderful historic sites to visit. The area abounds in ancient sites, burial chambers, forts and superb castles - reminders of Wales’ ancient and turbulent past.

There are many lovely gardens such as Aberglasney and Picton Castle and the National Botanic Garden of Wales to visit and also several National Trust properties.

For more information please visit our website:

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Knowle Manor, Dunster, Minehead, Somerset (Sleeps 1-50)


Knowle Manor is a stunning listed manor house offering self catering accommodation for up to 50 guests in 20 bedrooms within the Exmoor National Park. The property has extensive views over the surrounding lakes, trees and beyond.

There is a spacious, very well equipped kitchen with everything you will need for up to 60 guests including 3 American style fridge freezers, commercial dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, commercial 6 burner gas oven, separate electric oven and microwave.

The impressive house has a games room with table tennis and a pool table and there is an indoor heated swimming pool which is available all year round. Knowle Manor is also available as an exclusive wedding venue.

Set within Exmoor National Park, there is plenty to discover in the area. There are lots of scenic walks available and bike trails. Dunster itself is a very pretty, medieval village and Dunster Castle is well worth a visit. Other places and attractions nearby to visit include:

Minehead.
The West Somerset Railway.
Soutb West Coast Path.
Splash Waterworld.
Yarn Market.
Blenheim Gardens.

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https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Somerset/16831

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Wednesday, 16 September 2020

The Bee Cottage, Cottesmore, Oakham, Rutland (Sleeps 1-5)


The Bee Cottage offers wonderful self catering accommodation in the quaint village of Cottesmore. The 16th Century thatched cottage near Oakham is only 5 minutes away from Rutland Water and sleeps up to 5 people.

This charming cottage offers high-quality accommodation whilst maintaining original features including gorgeous exposed beams.

Three bedrooms are available. On the ground floor, there is a single room which enjoys lovely views and garden access. Upstairs is a master room with a king-size bed including a stunning handmade wooden headboard. A third room comes with twin beds and lavish hotel quality cotton sheets. Upstairs there is also a family bathroom with glossy metro tiles and an electric power shower.

A welcome pack including locally baked pastries and locally ground coffee is provided. The hosts also provide 1 bag of wood in the winter for the open fire and a Bee Cottage map of Rutland.

Within 10 minutes of Cottesmore is Rutland Water, a fantastic water park offering fishing, walking, cycling, watersports, beaches and picnics. Stamford is a centuries-old town with magnificent Georgian architecture, excellent shops and riverside meadows. The towns of Oakham and Uppingham also offer a variety of individual boutiques and fantastic art galleries. Great attractions to visit while staying with us include:

Oakham Castle.
Cold Overton Park.
Rocks By Rail Living.
Rutland Farm Park.
Rutland County.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Rutland/16861

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Greygles, Melcombe Bingham, Dorchester, Dorset (Sleeps 1-7)


Greygles offers charming self catering accommodation in Melcombe Bingham near Dorchester. Set in the hills of central Dorset, it enjoys stunning countryside views. It is just off the Wessex Ridgeway walkers’ path and the Jurassic Coast is only 30 minutes away.

This wonderful house offers the feel of a country cottage but with modern facilities and space for a family party. It comfortably sleeps up to seven people. There are four bedrooms in all – 2 doubles with king-size beds, 1 twin and 1 single. Of the double bedrooms, one - with a bathroom and toilet next to it - is on the ground floor. For young children, there is the fun of a Wendy house in the garden.

Greygles is only 10-15 miles from several other pleasant towns – Sturminster Newton, Sherborne and Blandford Forum. The nearest large town is Bournemouth, about 30 miles to the south-east. The Jurassic Coast with its dramatic cliffs and coves, as well as ancient abbeys and castles, wonderful gardens, lovely old towns and even a tank museum, are all within a half-hour drive. Great attractions to visit include:

Dorset County Museum.
Max Gate.
Roman Town House.
Kingston Maurward Gardens & Animal.
Maiden Castle.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Dorset/2891

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Gore Cottage, West Milton, Bridport, Dorset (Sleeps 1-5)


Gore Cottage offers outstanding holiday accommodation within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at West Milton in Dorset. Bridport and the Jurassic Coast are within five miles, making this a great base for exploring the local area.

The charming cottage sleeps 5 people plus a cot in 3 rooms. Upstairs there is a double bedroom and a twin room. Downstairs there is a single room that also has the telephone in.

There are some beautiful walks from your doorstep and there are lovely open grounds. Parking is available 100 yards from the cottage. West Milton, a rural village away from main roads, is situated about 4 miles from Bridport, 5 miles from West Bay, Bridport’s harbour and 5 miles from Beaminster. Bridport was the centre of the rope making and net making industries and a ‘Bridport dagger’ was a hangman’s noose!

West Milton, a rural village away from main roads, is situated about 4 miles from Bridport, 5 miles from West Bay, Bridport’s harbour and 5 miles from Beaminster.

The main streets of Bridport, East Street, West Street and South Street are exceptionally wide to accommodate the rope walks and the twice-weekly markets with their stalls are sited there. West Bay with its harbour and dramatic cliffs, was the setting for ‘Broadchurch’; there is a good selection of places to eat, from kiosks along the harbour to pubs and restaurants and the piers to walk along. Fishing trips and boat tours of Lyme Bay can be booked.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Dorset/3969

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