08 Leisure, Activities, Travel & Holidays

Wringworthy Cottages

Description

A small, friendly place with space for everyone, this is a hidden hamlet of eight characterful stone cottages set in four acres of Cornish countryside yet only minutes from Looe. The 4-star rated cottages, sleeping from 2-8 and each with every modern convenience, provide the perfect place for your holiday. Outside is a heated swimming pool, friendly farm animals and a play barn. The Old Barn is also available for whole-site group bookings. All baby/toddler equipment is provided free of charge. Read more »

Location

Morval,
Looe, Cornwall PL13 1PR
United Kingdom

South Torfrey Organic Farm Holidays

Description

Sitting above the charming waterside village of Golant and three miles from the historic port of Fowey, our five stunning holiday cottages have been stylishly converted from the original stone buildings. At the heart of a working organic farm, nestled above the Fowey estuary, they offer the perfect base from which to explore the delights of Cornwall. Read more »

Location

South Torfrey Farm, Golant,
Fowey, Cornwall PL23 1LA
United Kingdom

Coombes Farm Tours

Description

Enjoy a trailor ride over 400 hectares of farmland in the South Downs. The journey will cover conservation areas where you will see wildflowers cascading along the bank and areas planted to encourage wildlife. Lambing from 800 ewes and calving from 90 cows takes place from March to mid-April. There is also a barn available for hire for special occasions. The farm houses an 11th Century church famous for its frescoes. Stunning views across the Wealds and over the downs out to sea.

Location

Church Farm, Coombes,
Lancing , West Sussex BN15 0RS
United Kingdom

Kingsbury Water Park

Description

620 acres of woodland and waterside walks, adventure playgrounds, bird hides, Children’s Farm and more. An ideal starting point for exploring North Warwickshire. Call the Countryside Information Officer on the number above for more information.

Location

Kingsbury Water Park,
Bodymoor Heath,
Sutton Coldfield B76 0DY
United Kingdom

Clearwell Caves - Ancient Iron Mines

Description

Working mining museum still producing natural, iron-based pigments (ochre): yellow, red, purple and brown colours. Mined on a small scale by free miners. Suitable for artists or home decorators using natural finishes such as lime wash, distempters, washes etc. Beautiful colours. Also, nine large caverns with mining displays, cafe, shop, picnic area, open to the public daily.

Location

Royal Forest of Dean, Coleford, Gloucestershire GL16 8JR
United Kingdom

The Blue Pool

Description

Surrounded by 20 acres of tranquil woods and heathland, criss-crossed by sandy paths which climb to views of the Purbeck Hills or lead down steps to the water’s edge. The Teahouse offers morning coffee, lunches and cream teas with homemade scones.

Location

Furzebrook,
Wareham, Dorset BH20 5AT
United Kingdom

Pynes Farm

Description

We offer a natural and relaxing experience. The Shepherd’s Hut is situated by a small carp lake set in woodland ash, cherry, oak, alder and birch trees. The Hut, called Shepherd’s Delight, is very comfortable and uses solar energy for all power needs, such as shower, lighting etc.

There is a small log burner and kindling and wood is available from the adjoining woodland. There are 60 acres of beautiful Devon pasture land to walk in with views across East Devon and Dorset. Seclusion and privacy is the essence.

Location

Poltimore, Exeter EX4 0AA
United Kingdom

globalhelpswap

Description

globalhelpswap is a travel blog/website that focuses on responsible, authentic and local travel. We visit destinations that are working in responsible tourism and help create campaigns to highlight the
work they are doing.

Location

129 Albert Road,
London E10 6PA
United Kingdom

Bangors Organic B&B, Restaurant & Farm Shop

Description

Bangors Organic is an award winning B&B, Restaurant and from the summer of 2014 a newly opened organic Farm Shop located in the beautiful coastal hills of North Cornwall.

Set in a five acre horticultural holding, it is one of three Soil Association-certified B&B’s in the UK. Using an 11KW wind turbine to generate electricity to the house, the home and business is proud of it’s eco credentials. If you arrive by electric car there is a free hook up in the car park. Read more »

Location

Bangors House,
Poundstock EX23 0DP
United Kingdom
Syndicate content