Farm and Farmstay Holidays

Farm holidays are ever popular with families with young children. Rent a self catering country cottage on a farm and allow your children to discover the farmyard, animals in fields, the big red or blue tractor and what the countryside has to offer. 


 

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Staying on a farm can also be appealing if you just want to spend some relaxing time in the beautiful British countryside. A cottage for 2 on a farm also appeals to couples looking for a rural weekend escape.

Children never tire of feeding animals and meeting the chickens, ducks, sheep, goats, cows, pigs and other farmyard characters. Children can help feed the animals with some farm holidays.

The level of interaction with the animals and farm life will vary from one farm to another so do read about each and decide which are the best farm holidays for your children. Do pack welly boots because farmyards can be muddy!

A holiday on an organic farm in the UK could result in lovely farm fresh produce for breakfast in your cottage. Sizzling organic British bacon and sausages - what a great start to your holiday in the country!  If you're seeking a rural retreat, take a look at these rural country cottages.

You may wish to combine a farm stay with a coastal location for optional days at the beach, in which case, a farm cottage holiday in the Isle of Wight would be perfect.   Explore farm cottages in the Cotswolds and other areas of outstanding natural beauty such as the Isle of Anglesey in north Wales where there are plenty of farm cottages available to rent for self-catering holidays.  See the below for farmstays throughout the UK.


If you are looking for a farm stay with that added extra why not take a look at the following different types of farm cottages:

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Garden Cottage at Twistgates Farm Cottages, Honiton, Devon, England

1 bedroom Cottage, East Devon.

One bedroom stone-built country cottage with its own garden, situated by the Blackdown Hills in Devon with the Jurassic Coast easily accessible for days out, ideal for romantic breaks or for small family holidays with its large bedroom offering enough room for an extra child's bed to be added.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £550 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 03 April 2017 to 07 April 2017; from 17 April 2017 to 21 April 2017;
Next availability: from 02 April 2017 to 07 April 2017; from 17 April 2017 to 21 April 2017; from 28 April 2017 to 26 May 2017;

phone 01404 861173 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Large Devonshire Barn with Hot Tub, Axminster, Devon, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion, West Country.

Six bedroom Devonshire barn conversion in the Axe Valley with high quality interiors, ideal for large groups, big families or hen parties.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £3600 to £3600 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 27 March 2017 to 31 March 2017; from 02 April 2017 to 07 April 2017; from 09 April 2017 to 14 April 2017;

phone 01245 425 718 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Grouse Farm Cottage, Johnstonebridge, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Scotland.

Charming dog-friendly and family-friendly farm cottage situated close to Lockerbie.

Price range from £319 to £698 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 27 March 2017 to 01 April 2017; from 15 April 2017 to 24 April 2017; from 01 May 2017 to 16 May 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Yeka Cottage at Woodcroft Farm, Frosterley, Durham, England

2 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, Northern England.

Four star rated holiday cottage located on a working farm in a very peaceful and private position providing open-plan and spacious accommodation all on one level with a private walled garden and stunning views of the surrounding fields.

Price range from £250 to £495 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 27 March 2017 to 07 April 2017; from 05 May 2017 to 12 May 2017; from 19 May 2017 to 26 May 2017;

phone 01388 528572 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Bwthyn Bach Farmstay, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Newport, Pembrokeshire, Wales

2 bedroom Farmstay, Pembrokeshire and South Wales.

Cosy and cheerfully decorated 2 bedroom family-friendly and pet-friendly barn conversion offering superb countryside views close to the village of Nevern, situated close to the coast and within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

Price range from £333 to £818 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 07 April 2017 to 14 April 2017; from 23 April 2017 to 05 May 2017; from 12 May 2017 to 19 May 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Three Peaks Barn, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Chapel le Dale, Yorkshire, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion, Yorkshire Dales.

Farm-stay holiday cottage with 6 bedrooms, games room with pool table and warm bubbly hot tub and generous gardens, accommodating up to 13 in a tranquil rural location close to the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1101 to £2596 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 13 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 10 May 2017 to 12 May 2017; from 25 May 2017 to 26 May 2017; from 19 June 2017 to 23 June 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Court Barn at Shelley Farm Barns, Shelley, Suffolk, England

3 bedroom Holiday Barn, Constable Country.

Court Barn is one of the charming barn conversions at Shelley Priory Barns, which are set in a wonderful rural location with plenty of walks right from the door and enjoy access to an outdoor swimming pool and full size tennis courts.

Special features: free internet access, pool (shared use of swimming pool), tennis court.

Price range from £1500 to £1800 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 27 March 2017 to 03 April 2017; from 07 April 2017 to 14 April 2017; from 17 April 2017 to 29 June 2017;

phone 01206 337470 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rock House Farm Holiday Cottages, Foxt, Staffordshire, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversions, West Midlands.

Collection of just 3 family-friendly holiday cottages, set by unspoilt countryside in a tranquil rural Staffordshire village just outside of the Peak District National Park, with children's play park facilities on site, as well as an inviting warm bubbly hot tub for the adults.

Special features: free internet access, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £230 to £667 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 08 April 2017 to 12 April 2017;

phone 01538 266611 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Meadow Cottage at Twistgates Farm Cottages, Honiton, Devon, England

2 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, East Devon.

Secluded 2 bedroom country cottage with meadow views, exposed wooden beams, character features and a lovely garden located by the Blackdown Hills in Devon with the Jurassic Coast close by, both family-friendly and dog-friendly.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £350 to £875 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 29 March 2017 to 01 April 2017; from 29 April 2017 to 03 May 2017; from 07 May 2017 to 13 May 2017;

phone 01404 861173 emailClick here to email owner more info >

America Lodge, Oakham, Rutland, England

4 bedroom Cottage, East Midlands.

With dreamy countryside views, a large garden and a location within the Chater Valley, this 4 bedroom country cottage in Rutland has plenty to recommend it for a rural retreat break.

Price range from £400 to £600 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 9 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3 star)

phone 01572 723944 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Little Comfort Farm Cottages, Braunton, Devon, England

5 bedroom Farmstay, West Country.

Collection of idyllic dog-friendly country cottages set in a tranquil valley with coarse fishing lake, only around 5 miles from Ilfracombe and the beautiful Devon coast.

Special features: free internet access, games room, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £864 to £2063 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Late availability: from 26 March 2017 to 31 March 2017;

phone 01271 812414 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Old Barn, Little Quebb Cottages, Eardisley, Herefordshire, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Shires.

Beautiful 3 bedroom rural retreat which is both dog-friendly and family-friendly and benefits from exposed wooden beams, a wood burning stove and a high quality interior.

Special features: free internet access, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £650 to £775 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 27 March 2017 to 29 March 2017; from 02 April 2017 to 08 April 2017; from 18 April 2017 to 21 April 2017;

phone 01544 327 121 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Court Farm Cottage Collection Sleep 2, 4 - 17 people, Bude, Cornwall, England

9 bedroom Luxury Cottage, south west.

Court Farm Holidays are a collection of child-friendly Cornish holiday cottages with shared access to a swimming pool, games room, tennis court and children’s play area, an ideal place for families.

Special features: pool (AT COURT FARM (NOT NORTHCOTT FARMHOUSE)), tennis court, games room, indoor hot tub, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £300 to £4600 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 17 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 10
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 26 March 2017 to 31 March 2017; from 26 March 2017 to 07 April 2017; from 26 March 2017 to 07 April 2017;
Late availability: from 26 March 2017 to 28 April 2017;

phone 01288 361 494 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Brookbank farm, Blackden Heath, Cheshire, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

Large and spacious holiday farmhouse with outdoor hot tub and games room, set in the stunning Cheshire countryside, ideal for groups or family breaks.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1300 to £3300 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 16 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 27 March 2017 to 29 March 2017; from 03 April 2017 to 04 April 2017; from 06 April 2017 to 07 April 2017;

phone 01477 518448 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rock Farm, Taunton, Somerset, England

7 bedroom Self-Catering Farmhouse, West Country.

Beautiful thatched self-catering farmhouse with a total of 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms (with 4 bedrooms in the main house and 3 in the annexe) sleeping up to 14 offering stylish and luxurious accommodation combined with beautiful original features, with a fantastic 8 seater hot tub with wonderful countryside views and a games room, fabulous holiday home for families and groups of friends looking to enjoy a special holiday in the West Country.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2050 to £3950 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 27 March 2017 to 31 March 2017; from 02 April 2017 to 07 April 2017; from 09 April 2017 to 13 April 2017;

phone 01935 840964 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Audreys at Barms Farm, Buxton, Derbyshire, England

2 bedroom Bungalow, Midlands.

5 star rated, gold award winning holiday bungalow with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and private gardens, just outside of the lovely spa town of Buxton.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £419 to £829 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 21 April 2017 to 05 May 2017; from 19 May 2017 to 26 May 2017; from 23 June 2017 to 30 June 2017;

phone 01298 77723 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Weathervane Cottage at Twistgates Farm Cottages, Honiton, Devon, England

3 bedroom Cottage, East Devon.

Three bedroom character cottage, both family-friendly and pet-friendly, with own garden in a peaceful location by the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with the Jurassic coast just a short drive away.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £350 to £975 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 15 April 2017 to 22 April 2017;
Next availability: from 15 April 2017 to 23 April 2017; from 20 May 2017 to 27 May 2017; from 03 June 2017 to 12 August 2017;

phone 01404 861173 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lakeside Barn, Crediton, Devon, England

2 bedroom Stone-Built Barn, Devon.

Breathtaking views of the surrounding farmlands and pastures along with stylish accommodation await you at this wonderful 2 bedroom rural retreat, get away from it all and treat yourself to a special holiday in Devon's Ruby Country.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £285 to £700 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 27 March 2017 to 04 April 2017; from 21 April 2017 to 12 May 2017; from 26 May 2017 to 02 June 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Hayloft Rural Retreat, Lake District National Park, Newlands, Keswick, Cumbria, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Lake District National Park.

With a setting to die for right next to the Lakeland Fells and a beautiful luxurious interior, this is a fantastic dog-friendly Cumbrian farm cottage with 2 bedrooms which boasts a setting next to awe inspiring countryside in the Newlands Valley.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £347 to £759 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 08 December 2017 to 22 December 2017; from 29 December 2017 to 26 January 2018; from 02 February 2018 to 09 February 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Dartonia Cottage, Appledore, Bideford, Devon, England

3 bedroom Farmstay, West Country.

Dartonia Cottage is a charming 3 bedroom cottage set high above the quaint fishing village of Appledore on the North Devon coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £450 to £1175 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01271 321941 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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