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… Read more »

New Play Area

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You, but especially your children, will be pleased to know that we’re having a new outdoor play area installed at the end of June. Our current play area is 25 years old and has served us well, but sadly it has needed more and more maintenance in recent years and the never ending rain we… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

Woodpecker Watch

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Whilst out and about near the Chestnut Tree a couple of weeks ago, a few of us could here a woodpecker pecking at a tree in the small wooded area by Chestnut Cottage. Shaun found the tree and fitted our wildlife camera nearby to see if we could catch some footage of the woodpecker in… Read more »