Looking for a rural retreat break where you can get away from it all? A stay at Sycamore Farm Cottage set in stunning countryside in the Vale of Belvoir could be perfect.
Sycamore Lodge Farm is a luxury three bedroom barn conversion which is set in stunning open countryside, approximately one mile from the village of Harby near Melton Mowbray. With a spacious lounge and dining area with exposed wooden beams there is ample living space to enjoy with friends and family. There is also a large conservatory with a six person hot tub where you can soak up fantastic panoramic views over the Vale of Belvoir and truly relax.
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At this spacious barn conversion there is also a well equipped kitchen and utility room, a master double bedroom complete with en-suite bathroom and two very comfortable twin bedrooms. There is also a walk-in family wet room with shower, bath, WC and cosy underfloor heating.
Outside Sycamore Lodge there are spacious grounds which feature a patio area, barbecue area, garden and ample car parking.
For larger groups, we also have another property: New Farm which can sleep up to 9 people, this property is less than 1 mile away so could be booked together, ask us for pricing and for more information.
This is a lovely area for a country break. There is farmland all around the bungalow and the chance to spot hares, foxes and a variety of birds. The country lanes travel through fairly flat terrain which is perfect for family cycling on holiday. Visit the wild flower farm, Belvoir Castle which has historical re-enactments or Melton Mowbray in search of the perfect pork pie. There are numerous other places to visit from Sycamore Farm Cottage, Lincoln, Leicester and Nottingham are suitable for a day out.
Some of the local attractions include Belvoir Castle, Sherwood Forest, Rutland Water, Twycross Zoo, The National Space Centre and Belton House. For the more adventurous there is a parachute school, Go Karts, and a water sports centre within 30 minutes of the cottage or relax by walking, horse riding or cycling along one of the many and picturesque foot and bridle tracks. There are also golf and fishing facilities nearby. For a day trip try Alton Towers Theme Park, or walking in the Derbyshire Dales. The vibrant city of Nottingham can offer a visit to the Robin Hood centre The Castle or exploring the Nottingham caves, or maybe a day’s shopping is up your street? Nottingham also has some great nightlife, pubs, clubs, the Theatre Royal or Nottingham Concert Hall for your evening entertainment.
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Melton Mowbray is the nearest railway station with connection to mainline stations at Grantham and Nottingham.
Recommended Places to Visit: For a day trip try Alton Towers Theme Park, or walking in the Derbyshire Dales. The vibrant city of Nottingham can offer a visit to the Robin Hood centre The Castle or exploring the Nottingham caves, or maybe a day’s shopping is up your street? Nottingham also has some great nightlife, pubs, clubs, the Theatre Royal or Nottingham Concert Hall for your evening entertainment.
Annual Events: GlastonBudget Music Festival (May) Remptson Steam Rally (July) Beer Festival (Sept) Food Fair (Oct) Victorian Christmas Fair (Dec)
Recommended Places to Eat Out: The Vale of Belvoir has some fantastic local pubs serving home cooked food and real ales. The Nags Head in Harby is one of the oldest pubs in Leicestershire and is renowned for it’s fabulous menu, foodie theme nights and live entertainment. Call to book a table 01949 869629. Other pubs serving food and within 3 miles of the cottage are the newly refurbished Unicorns Head at Langar 01949 861604 and The Rose & Crown at Hose 01949 358913 Many of the Take-Away restaurants in Melton Mowbray provide a delivery service to Harby (a charge will be applicable). Our favourite Indian is The Spice Club 01664 410716 and for a Chinese try The Golden Choice 01664 411888.
Local Sports: Horse riding, golf, fishing, Holme Pierrepont Water Sports Centre with windsurfing, canoeing and other watersports
Sycamore Farm Cottage is situated in open stunning countryside in the Vale of Belvoir. Approximately one mile from the village of Harby and 7 miles to the Market town of Melton Mowbray ‘The Rural Capital of Food’ home of Stilton cheese and the Pork Pie. Slightly further away is the town of Grantham, birthplace of Margret Thatcher and Sir Issac Newton. Another thriving market town with plenty of visitor attractions.