10 Coolest Farm Stays in the UK

10 Coolest Farm Stays in the UK

23rd March 2017

If you want to combine a really cool place to stay with all the fun and activities on the farm then take a look a our collection of family friendly farm stays! Bring your wellies and get stuck in......

Drover's Rest

Hay-on Wye - Wales

Sleeps 2-4

An idyllic Welsh farm close to Hay on Wye that has two beautifully restored cottages and five luxury en-suite tents. The working farm and surrounding area includes magical woodlands, babbling brooks and blossoming orchards. Here you can pick apples from the orchards or eggs from the hens before meeting the myriad of furry farmyard friends.

Hogchester Cottage

Charmouth - Dorset

Sleeps 4

Make nature your friend, with fresh fruit to try in the orchard, chicken eggs to collect, four friendly pygmy goats, wild ducks and tadpoles in the ponds to spot and plenty of space to picnic outdoors. Kids will appreciate the trampoline, tyre swing and table tennis, plus there are plenty of board games and classic children's films in the cottage for rainy days.

Warwick Knight Caravan

Longney - Gloucestershire

Sleeps 4

The Glamping Orchard is set on a family-run smallholding surrounded by farm animals and acres of space. On site in the orchard itself is the Warwick Knight Caravan, lovingly restored, this rare 1950s caravan puts a new spin on family glamping! Experience life on a small farm first hand. Spend the morning exploring the surrounding orchards, running through the fields and making friends with the pig, lambs, horses and ponies.

The Dandelion Hideaway - Bluebells and Bluebells Nest

Osbaston - Leicestershire

Sleeps 4

Amazing award winning canvas cottage and accompanying tree house - one of the very few Glamping sites to have been rated Gold standard by Visit England. Bluebells is perfect for nature lovers and is a great backdrop for a tranquil, relaxing break. Amongst the mature woodland and traditional hedgerows, badgers, foxes and deer can be spotted along with an impressive array of wild birds. The Dandelion Hideaway also offer farm tours and a chance to get involved in farm life, from collecting freshly laid eggs to watching the goats being milked.

Fisherton Farm - The Vintage Vardos

Umberleigh - Devon

Sleeps 14

Walk into another world. Set in the heart of a 100 acre working farm in stunning North Devon Countryside, as featured on Channel 4's George Clarke's Amazing Spaces. A truly off grid, eco experience, ethical and sustainable living simply inspired by a bygone era. Woodland living room, with table for 14, covered BBQ area, and stove. Outdoor, high-pressure, hot shower. Make cider in the Autumn, collect eggs, pick your own seasonal fruit and vegetables, or see the bees make honey. Fresh, local food can also be bought, or prepared to order

Secret Meadows Lodge Tents

Hasketon - Suffolk

Sleeps 6 in each luxury tent

The luxurious tents are set within a 115 acre wildlife park, which is full of magical woodlands and wildflower meadows. Six off-the-grid tents can be found dotted around the fields, each with its own private toilet and shower facilities. The tents are full of vintage home touches and have comfy sofas, sink-in beds and well-equipped kitchens. There is plenty to see on the local site, including ancient nature trails, rare birds and friendly, farmyard animals. Additional activities are available to book, including whittling courses, survival skills and indulgent therapies. Organic, locally-grown food is available to buy on-site from the delicious farmhouse pantry in a restored cart-shed.

Sibbecks Farm

Whitwell - Isle of Wight

Sleeps 6

Go glamping down on the farm on the Isle of Wight. Sibbecks Farm offers the perfect island escape. Peaceful farm location with lots of animal inhabitants to visit. Enjoy the spacious living area and 2 good-sized bedrooms. The safari tent has two bedrooms; one with kingsize bed and one with bunk beds. Additional childrens beds can be added. Close to the coast, less than 2 miles from the centre of Ventnor. Bedding, towels, crockery and cookware all provided Children will love the woodland play area and rainy day barn!

Middle Stone Farm

Taunton - Somerset

Sleeps 6

Family glamping or a cottage in the country – head to Middle Stone Farm for a glorious West Somerset break. Luxury tent lodges equipped with bathroom, hot tub and barbecue. Enjoy countryside walks or meet the animals on the farm. Family-friendly with equipment hire and baby-sitting. On-site shop selling all your essentials and fresh local food. Less than 30 minutes’ drive from the coast.

Brownscombe Luxury Glamping

Marldon - Devon

Sleeps 6

Enjoy an unforgettable adventure with all the comforts of home, at one of these luxury glamping lodges in the Great Outdoors. Brownscombe Glamping is nestled in rural South Hams and has been named in The Times’ Top 20 Best UK Glamping sites. The three canvas lodges are brimming with glamping luxuries and have cosy beds, electric lights and modern en-suite bathrooms. The safari sent has one King size bed, a twin bedroom and a Cabin bed suitable for 2 children. Pick up some fresh produce at the on-site honesty shop, or enjoy home-cooked evening meals served in the toasty, wooden lodge. There are plenty of adventures to keep everyone entertained, including secret playgrounds, open-air hot tubs and jobs on the farm.

Withyfield Cottage

Horsham - West Sussex

Sleeps 6

Designed and built by same team as Kevin McCloud’s favourite Grand Design, Withyfield Cottage is an inspiring, eco-friendly and contemporary rural retreat.

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