New Outdoor Play Area

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We are delighted with our new play frame, supplied by the Outdoor Play People who we bought the old play area from 25 years ago! With so many different ways to get up and come down, it really is great fun for children of all ages.  The new frame has replaced the old wooden frame […]

Our Brand New Renovation, The Barn.

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We started renovating The Barn in December 2013.  We completely gutted the building, which was previously two cottages, Barn and Elm.  Andrew and Janice converted the old farm building, which was previously a home to about 14 cattle downstairs with a hay loft upstairs, into Barn and Elm in 1978.  The cottages were mirror images […]

Farm Ride

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Here at The Olde House our guests have been enjoying the weekly farm ride for over 20 years. Back in the old days, Wilf would drive the tractor and Andrew talked to the visitors. Since Wilf’s retirement, Andrew’s son Olly has taken over the driving, but Andrew is still talking! But who better to tell […]

Progress update on The Barn

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The end date is in sight, everything is coming together and we’ve already had several bookings; there are only two weeks remaining for the summer holidays! We haven’t posted many photos of the progress because we want to put a storyboard together showing the transformation from start to finish, but here are a couple to […]

Easter Fun and Games

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What a lovely Easter Holiday we’re all having! On the past two Mondays we have been having some fun and games in the Cornish sunshine. The children gave their all in the egg and spoon race and the egg bowling and were rewarded with chocolate treats on the easter egg hunt. Then while we waited […]

Lambing begins at The Olde House

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With a steady stream of newborns arriving day and night, we’re in the full swing of lambing now. Beginning on 12th February 2014, this is our second lambing period of the season after we welcomed hundreds of lambs to the farm in November and December 2013. We welcome all of our guests to visit our […]

New bird hide at The Olde House

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Introducing our brand new purpose-built bird hide. Built 8ft above the ground, the new bird hide overlooks the wetlands and is a perfect viewing point for watching the birds without causing disruption. We have flooded 15 acres of our farmland to create wetlands as part of the Walmsley Bird Sanctuary to protect the Amble Marshes SSSI […]