Holiday cottages

Autumn at the holiday cottages

Posted by on Nov 30, 2013 in Heckingham Hall, Heckingham Manor, Hellington Hall, Holiday cottages | 1 comment

With the summer extending into October, the excellent weather was enjoyed by all.  We would like to hear about places you have eaten at around our holiday cottages, particularly your view of their price and quality of food.  Loddon Swan has been enjoyed by many  (a little pricey but worth the extra!) .   It sources local produce as much as possible and uses Red Poll beef!    It is more than “pub food” and is situated in the centre of Loddon.     The White Horse in Chedgrave offers free taxis and bottles of wine to our holiday makers  (please ask us for details before you go). Chedgrave is...

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August at the holiday cottages

Posted by on Sep 11, 2013 in Holiday cottages | 0 comments

August has flown by with the weather being as good as it could be!    The pool was enjoyed by all.   All the holiday cottages were fully booked.   We have numerous bookings for 2014 so to avoid disappointment please do book well in advance. We want to make your stay as enjoyable as possible and we have added an  “entertainment”  page to our website, listing all the entertainment that can be brought right to your cottage.   We have ideas for all ages and we would be very pleased to hear of any other ideas for entertainment at the holiday cottages. There is also a “days out” page...

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BBQs and swimming pools

Posted by on Jul 24, 2013 in Farm, Hellington Hall, Holiday cottages, Livestock | 0 comments

The weather is wonderful.   Let’s all enjoy it (although the farm desperately needs rain.)   We have had many holiday makers making the most of the barbeques and cooling down in the swimming pool or hot tub.   Last week a young boy aged 6 asked his mother if he could live at Hellington Hall Barn for ever and ever.  Unfortunately for him, she had to tell him no. We are taking bookings for 2014 and some key dates are filling up . Please do book to avoid any disappointment. Living with a farmer means always looking ahead by a season and I am getting used to it. The excitement of the month...

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Chilling out in the pool

Posted by on Jun 27, 2013 in Hellington Hall, Holiday cottages | 0 comments

With the summer season in full flow, what a treat to meet Naomi and her husband with their lovely 4 month old twins Scarlett and Reuben, and their three year old daughter. They stayed at the Buttery at Hellington Hall and had a great time chilling out. The twins had their first swim in the pool and loved the experience! We would love to hear from any guests about the fun they’ve had in the pool and how many children have learnt to swim during their week in our holiday cottages. Please email us (with pictures if possible) . We are also very pleased to hear about great places to eat to...

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April bookings

Posted by on Apr 30, 2013 in Heckingham Hall, Heckingham Manor, Holiday cottages | 0 comments

We have seen extremely high bookings this month. Weekend breaks (Fri to Mon) and midweek (Mon to Fri) are becoming firm favourites. With the cold weather (snow and ice!) in April, the indoor pool was very popular for Hellington Hall and the hot tub was in full use in the snow at Heckingham Manor. The barbeques were taken out of storage and put back in again several times! We decided that we would have some built and every property has a new brick built barbeque ready to use all year...

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Australian visitors

Posted by on Apr 4, 2013 in Farm, Holiday cottages | 2 comments

We have had many visitors from overseas in our holiday cottages last year but in March 2013 we welcomed  Ian Rodgers,  Lisa Rodgers and Janice Davis from Southern Australia.    The weather must have been a big shock to them!  Ian  farmed a mixed farm in Australia and was keen to see a real English farm in action! The farm walk has been very popular (including the high tea afterwards!). It has been great to  meet people from all over the UK.    If you are interested in booking a farm walk,  please book before your visit to avoid disappointment.    Farm walks are available  all year round but...

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