Our Farm and Classic & Vintage Tractor Collection

From your patio you have grassland and woodland views with many species of wildlife to be seen - Muntjac & roe deer, fox, hares, rabbits, buzzard, red kite, barn owl, chaffinch, goldfinch, yellow hammer, song thrush, blackbird, robin, wren, various tits, greenfinch, wagtail, dove and kestrel.

We also have a collection of tractors including Ford, Ford Conversions, County, Roadless, McCormick, International, David Brown, Massey Ferguson, John Deere and Nuffield. We are happy to give guided tours on request for interested guests. Several Vintage Tractor events are run nearby including Rempstone Steam Rally and Newark Tractor Show.

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Local Attractions

We post as regularly as we can on social media about attractions, events and offers local to us here in Leicestershire and the East Midlands.

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Leicestershire and our neighbouring counties of Rutland, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Warwickshire, Northamptonshire and Lincolnshire provide numerous opportunities for a day out during your stay at our self catering holiday accommodation. Below are just a selection of visitor attractions, all within approximately 40 miles of our cottages and usually achievable by car within one hour, traffic permitting.

Sports, Leisure and Relaxation

  • Six Hills Golf Club (18), Six Hills. Our local golf course and driving range.
  • Ragdale Hall Health Hydro and Thermal Spa, Ragdale. We are lucky to be such a short distance, just over 2.5 miles, from the spa where guests have enjoyed spa days and twilight visits.
  • Race Hub, Frisby. There is so much on offer at Race Hub - cafe, Wattbike studio, bike shop & repair, open water swimming in the lake & triathlon training backed up by physiotherapy and sports massage provision.
  • Beedles Lake Golf Centre (18), Fishing and Weddings, East Goscote
  • Watermead Country Park, Wanlip
  • Beacon Hill Country Park, Woodhouse Eaves
  • Lake View Fishery, Holwell
  • Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford
  • Leicester Tigers Rugby Football Club Stadium, Leicester
  • Leicester City Football Club, Leicester
  • Somerby Equestrian Centre, Somerby
  • The National Watersports Centre Nottinghamshire, Nottingham
  • Rutland Water Nature Reserve, Rutland
  • Rutland Water Cycling, Fishing, Watersports, Climbing, Rutland
  • Foxton Locks, Foxton near Market Harborough
  • Go Ape at Sherwood Pines Forest Park, Edwinstowe
  • Local Pubs

  • The Anchor Inn, Walton On The Wolds
  • Take a walk on the bridleway from the cottages leading to Six Hills Road, Walton and stop along the way for a refreshing beverage.
  • The White Horse, Seagrave
  • The Greyhound, Burton On The Wolds
  • The Windmill, Wymeswold
  • The Crown Inn, Old Dalby
  • The Blue Bell, Hoby
  • The Three Crowns, Barrow Upon Soar
  • Manor Organic Farm Shop, Long Whatton
  • Farm Shops and Village Stores

  • Thrussington's Village Store, Thrussington
  • March House Farm Shop, Great Dalby
  • Stonehurst Farm Shop, Mountsorrel
  • Manor Organic Farm Shop, Long Whatton
  • Relaxed Eating and a Nice Cup of Tea...

  • March House Farm Shop, Great Dalby
  • Stonehurst Family Farm and Museum, Mountsorrel
  • Heritage Railways, Motor Museums and Vintage Tractors

  • Stonehurst Family Farm and Museum, Mountsorrel
  • Great Central Railway, Loughborough
  • The Great Central Railway Nottingham Heritage Railway & Road Transport Collection, Ruddington
  • Stapleford Miniature Railway, Stapleford (only selected weekends of the year)
  • The Battlefield Line Railway, Shackerstone
  • Castles, Stately Homes, Halls, Beautiful Buildings and Gardens...

  • Belvoir Castle, Belvoir
  • Wollaton Hall, Nottingham
  • National Trust Woolsthorpe Manor, Woolsthorpe
  • Easton Walled Gardens, Easton
  • Barnsdale Gardens, Exton
  • National Trust Belton House, near Grantham
  • National Trust Calke Abbey, Ticknall
  • Grimsthorpe Castle Park and Gardens, Grimsthorpe
  • Rockingham Castle, Rockingham
  • Burghley House, Stamford
  • Theatre and The Arts

  • Loughborough Town Hall and Sock Gallery, Loughborough
  • The Curve Theatre, Leicester
  • Century Theatre, Coalville
  • Local History, Visitor Centres and Museums

  • The Bellfoundry Museum, Loughborough (by appointment only)
  • Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum, Loughborough
  • Charnwood Museum and Queen's Park, Loughborough
  • Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe - Dickinson & Morris, Melton Mowbray
  • Melton Carnegie Museum, Melton Mowbray
  • The National Space Centre, Leicester
  • The Framework Knitters Museum, Ruddington
  • King Richard III Visitor Centre, Leicester
  • New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester
  • Burrough Hill Iron Age Hillfort, Burrough on the Hill
  • The Records Office for Leicestershire and Rutland, Wigston
  • Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham
  • Rutland County Museum, Oakham
  • National Forest and Conkers Visitor Centre, Moira
  • Bosworth Battlefield, Market Bosworth
  • The National Brewery Centre, Burton Upon Trent
  • Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre, Edwinstowe
  • Theme Parks, Farm Parks and Wildlife Parks

  • Stonehurst Family Farm and Museum, Mountsorrel
  • Twinlakes Family Theme Park, Melton Mowbray
  • Tropical Birdland, Desford
  • White Post Farm, Farnsfield
  • Twycross Zoo, Twycross
  • Showgrounds and Venues

  • Prestwold Hall, Loughborough
  • The Carriage Hall, Plumtree
  • Newark Showground, Newark
  • Stanford Hall, Lutterworth