Your dog can play Lord of the Manor in this regal location. Located in the South East, it's the perfect spot for walkies and long river strolls! With plenty of dog-welcoming pubs, restaurants and cafe's it's the ideal pet getaway.
- EnglandCome and indulge yourself at IIsley Farm, an attractive cluster of luxurious barns nestled in the rolling countryside of Berkshire. This is the perfect place for blissful escapes, rural adventures and memorable breaks with friends and family whatever time of year you choose to visit.
These former barns (1 The Pheasant ref UK31228, 2 The Pheasant ref UK31229, The Gallops ref UKC4259, The Downs ref UK33749 and Partridge ref UK33748) are located on a working arable farm and have been sympathetically restored to the highest standards to uncover much of their original charm and character boasting exposed beams with imposing vaulted ceilings, stone walls and lots of wonderful welcome touches have been added for that ultimate relaxation experience.
Step inside and in each property you will be greeted with a large open plan living space which flows seamlessly through to the exquisite kitchen areas, providing the perfect place to cook up your favourite meal, or simply kick back and unwind following a busy day’s adventure! Each bedroom has been tastefully presented with the highest level of comfort in mind, dressed in crisp white bed linen and all bedrooms with the added bonus of en-suite facilities. Outside, the wide open space with south facing patio makes the ideal place to relax, enjoy outdoor games or even al fresco dining on a sunny day!
Berkshire, famed for its connections with the Royal family, is full of character and hosts a wealth of charming towns and villages and countryside to explore make this county the perfect antidote to escape the hustle and bustle of modern day living. The bustling market town of Newbury is within easy reach and is home to a plethora of traditional ale houses and thriving restaurants set along the glistening banks of the River Kennet. The vibrant high street offers a good mix of well-known high street names, local independent shops and is also home to the Corn Exchange arts centre providing a wide variety of entertainment and a cinema complex. Other places of interest nearby include Newbury Racecourse, Highclere Castle, Donnington Castle, Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre and the prestigious Windsor Castle. Whatever your adventure, this wonderful collection of luxury accommodation will be waiting for you when you return from your days out exploring. Kick off your boots, pour a glass of wine and relax in your Ilsley rural adventure.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 42 guests.£206From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Aldermaston, England
A canal boat trip makes a fabulous adventure for your canine friend. You have the freedom to go where you want and your dog will love stopping off for endless new dog-walking opportunities and the gorgeous riverside dog-friendly pubs on route.£320From price per night based on 7 night stay
- EnglandBrand new for 2023 are these two beautiful barn conversions in the stunning North Wessex Downs, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. For bookings for August 2023, the owners are offering a personal farm visit to watch the combine working. They are the perfect properties for both family and friend groups looking for excellent quality accommodation to reunite and get together in a beautiful part of the country. They can be booked together to sleep up to 16 or as two separate houses of 8.
They have been sympathetically designed from their original use as farm buildings and enjoy beautiful beams and many original features. Both Hatchers Barn and its neighbour, Olivers Barn mirror each other and have two ground floor bedrooms and two first floor bedrooms, each with their own staircase leading from the open plan living space. The comfortable sofas are centred around the cosy log burner, perfect for relaxing with family and friends. The well-equipped kitchen and dining area, with a huge oak dining table made in the Estate’s own workshop will provide the perfect setting for cooking and eating. The private garden gives you a lovely space to enjoy outdoor living during the warmer months.
The barns are situated on a farm in a quiet rural area in Berkshire’s ‘Valley of the Racehorse’ with the bonus of being within walking distance of a great public house, where you can enjoy great British seasonal food and the warmest of welcomes. It’s a wonderland for walkers with footpaths from the front door which will take you into the beautiful countryside. Cycling is also very popular in this area with plenty of routes to take and discover.
Approximately 3 miles away is the charming and historic market town of Hungerford, best known today as a centre for antique shops and fairs. The town is also home to other unique shops and boutiques, where you can lose yourself for a few hours. There’s also a range of warm and friendly pubs, cheery tea shops and restaurants with lots to tempt you. Other local attractions and activities in the area include Barbury shooting school, Lambourn racing stables, Newbury Racecourse, Highclere Castle (also known as the filming location for Downton Abbey), Avebury Stone Circle, Donnington Castle, Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre, and the prestigious Windsor Castle.
Hatchers Barn and Olivers Barn are midway between London and Bristol, and Oxford and Winchester, so there are plenty of lovely areas to explore during your stay. You can even take a day trip to London with trains to the capital from Hungerford taking less than an hour.£196From price per night based on 7 night stay