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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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 >

Llawrdref Farm Cottage, Abersoch, Gwynedd, Wales

3 bedroom Rural Retreat, Llyn Peninsula in North Wales.

This lovely 3 bedroom holiday home is nestled on a farm by beautiful unspoilt countryside on the Llyn Peninsula, just 1 mile from the nearby sandy beach with its long stretch of golden sands.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £600 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 10 September 2016 to 01 November 2016;

phone 01758712570 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Barn at Redcliffe Farm, Cheddar, Somerset, England

2 bedroom Country Cottage, The West Country.

Delightful two bedroom country cottage nestled in a secure garden ideal for children to safely play, on the edge of the village of Cheddar, this could be an ideal base for visiting some of the West Country's top attractions such as Cheddar Gorge, Wells, Weston-super-Mare, the Mendip Hills and Bath.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £395 to £620 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 03 September 2016 to 10 September 2016;

phone 01934 744772 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Y Cartws Farm-Stay, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Newport, Pembrokeshire, Wales

2 bedroom Farm Cottage, Pembrokeshire and South Wales.

Two bedroom farm cottage with superb views over fields and pastures, located along with another 3 holiday properties on a farm close to Nevern, this family-friendly and dog-friendly property is located 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: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 14 October 2016 to 24 December 2016; from 02 January 2017 to 14 April 2017;

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

Daffodil Cottage at Thatched Farm Cottages, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, East Anglia.

Situated in rural Suffolk within the grounds of Thatched Farm this pet-friendly cottage has ample character and charm with features such as exposed wooden beams.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £350 to £460 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 18 September 2016 to 19 September 2016; from 24 September 2016 to 07 October 2016; from 10 October 2016 to 14 October 2016;

phone 01473811755 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Suran Y Coed, Knighton, Powys, Wales

2 bedroom Farmstay, Mid Wales.

High quality 2 bedroom wooden holiday lodge with its own private hot tub and beautiful valley setting by hills and woodlands, ideal for a relaxing rural retreat break.

Special features: games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £320 to £600 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 12 September 2016 to 30 September 2016; from 03 October 2016 to 24 October 2016; from 28 October 2016 to 01 November 2016;

phone 01547 550 348 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Crepe Farm Cottage, Symondsbury, Dorset, England

4 bedroom Farmstay, West Country.

This 4 bedroom country cottage has a definite wow factor with high quality interiors, an inglenook fireplace, a woodburning stove and a hot tub along with a secluded garden and a location in rural Dorset close to the Jurassic coast.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £875 to £2175 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 19 September 2016 to 23 September 2016; from 03 October 2016 to 07 October 2016; from 10 October 2016 to 14 October 2016;

phone 01308 424116 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Cabin - Countryside Cabins Herefordshire, Moreton Jeffries, Herefordshire, England

1 bedroom Log Cabin, Heart of England.

Idyllic Herefordshire rural retreat located right next to a tranquil lake, guests are free to enjoy fishing or boating on the lake during their stay, families welcome but any children must be aged 8 or over because of the proximity of the cabin to the lake.

Price range from £910 to £910 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 02 September 2016 to 05 September 2016; from 09 September 2016 to 15 September 2016;

phone 07889106426 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cider Mill Country Cottage, Westhope , Herefordshire, England

1 bedroom Grade II Listed Barn Conversion, Heart of England.

Idyllic sleeps two rural retreat with exposed wooden beams and stylish interior, situated by apple orchards in the village of Westhope close to both Leominster and Hereford, with one romantic bedroom with a super king-size double bedroom, this cottage is ideal for a couple.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £306 to £538 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 03 October 2016 to 07 October 2016; from 11 October 2016 to 14 October 2016; from 28 October 2016 to 04 November 2016;

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

The Stables, Boston, Lincolnshire, England

3 bedroom Farm Cottage, Lincolnshire Fens.

Gold award winning luxurious 3 bedroom holiday cottage on a family-run working farm within the beautiful Lincolnshire Fens, this property has level-access throughout the inside and there is a level access carpark on site.

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

Price range from £550 to £780 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01205290840 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Sycamore Farm Cottage, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England

3 bedroom Farmstay, East Midlands.

Fantastic 3 bedroom rural retreat with hot tub and a lovely secluded setting surrounded by fields and farmlands.

Special features: free internet access, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £575 to £650 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)

phone +44(0)1949 860 640 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Tamarack Lodge, Otterford, Somerset, England

3 bedroom Log Cabin, West Country.

High quality 3 bedroom log cabin situated on a farm close to the Blackdown Hills with gorgeous views of the Yarty Valley.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £650 to £1375 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 12 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 03 September 2016 to 30 September 2016; from 03 October 2016 to 22 December 2016; from 30 December 2016 to 05 May 2017;

phone 01823601270 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Dorset/Somerset Borders Cottage, Henstridge, Somerset, England

1 bedroom Farm Cottage, Dorset and Somerset.

Get away to the Somerset countryside for a tranquil rural retreat break.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £254 to £465 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 24 September 2016 to 03 October 2016;

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

Bolberry Farm Cottages, Bolberry, Devon, England

3 bedroom Rural Retreat, South Devon.

Get away for a rural retreat break to Bolberry Farm Cottages, choose from 3 holiday cottages with lovely valley views and an excellent location just 1 mile from Hope Cove with its beach and picturesque charm, all cottages are family-friendly and dog-friendly.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £350 to £1050 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 7 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 24 August 2016 to 26 August 2016;

phone emailClick here to email owner more info >

Upper Rectory Farm Cottages, Appleby Magna, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, England

15 bedroom Cottage, East Midlands.

Collection of gold award winning 5 star rated holiday cottages offering peace and tranquility amongst the farmlands of Leicestershire just outside Appleby Magna.

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

Price range from £330 to £1315 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 30 people in 15 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 15
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 05 September 2016 to 09 September 2016; from 12 September 2016 to 19 September 2016; from 23 September 2016 to 18 November 2016;

phone 01827 880448 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 18 May 2017 to 03 June 2017;
Late availability: from 02 September 2016 to 17 September 2016;

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

Y Sgubor Holiday Barn, Llangynog, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales

5 bedroom Farmstay, North Wales and Cheshire.

Beautiful high quality barn conversion set in the scenic Pennant Valley, with what has to be one of Wales' best sited hot tubs, sleeping up to 11 people plus 2 pet dogs in a lovely countryside setting, just 2 miles from Llangynog.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £760 to £1610 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 11 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 07 November 2016 to 11 November 2016; from 14 November 2016 to 18 November 2016; from 20 November 2016 to 21 November 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 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)


Special Offer: from 23 September 2016 to 31 October 2016;

phone 01271 812414 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Bryn Howell Holiday Barn, Trevor, Wrexham, Wales

3 bedroom Farmstay, North Wales and Cheshire.

Get away for a relaxing break in this stylish and supremely comfortable 3 bedroom barn conversion, both family-friendly and pet-friendly, this high quality holiday home sits next to lush Welsh countryside, close to the Pontcysylitte Aqueduct World Heritage site, canals and hills.

Price range from £332 to £719 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 15 October 2016 to 22 October 2016; from 12 November 2016 to 26 November 2016; from 03 December 2016 to 15 December 2016;

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

The Granary, Little Quebb Cottages, Eardisley, Herefordshire, England

2 bedroom Farmstay, Shires.

Located on a tranquil rural smallholding in Herefordshire, this holiday cottage is 4 star rated and gold award winning and with wooden beams and luxurious accommodation offers plenty of country charm.

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

Price range from £525 to £630 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 27 August 2016 to 02 September 2016; from 05 September 2016 to 16 September 2016; from 19 September 2016 to 01 October 2016;

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

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