Escape from it all

Comfy beds and wonderful welcome

“Thank you so much. We couldn’t have asked for a nicer place to stay…we are very grateful for the comfy beds, wonderful welcome (home made cakes etc) and such a beautiful place….thank you for everything”… September 2014Continue Reading

A lovely stay while here for a trip on the Great Central Railway…

“A lovely stay while here for a trip on the Great Central Railway for Grampy’s 70th birthday. Very well equipped and beautiful cottage – thank you!” N, A, E and G, Newcastle Upon Tyne  (September 2014)Continue Reading

Superb Sawdays award for our local hotel and restaurant Reading

Lovely cottage, beautifully presented…

…it was a perfect place to meet up with our son who has just finished his degree at Nottingham University. It was just perfect sitting out in the sun on the patio chairs fore pre-dinner drinks. Thank you very much for all the little touches.” 7-10 August 2014Continue Reading

Gold Award!

We’re not talking about the Commonwealth Games but our recent visit from Visit England’s  Quality in Tourism team.  The cottage not only achieved a high 4 star rating but also a much sought after Gold Award for exceptional quality of accommodation and customer service. Come and see us! From the very happy Langar Near TheContinue Reading

We have loved our stay here…

…it has been extremely relaxing because of the location and because everything has been thought of and provided to ensure it. The welcome basket went the extra mile and the home-made chocolate treats were lovely. Thank you for a great weekend, we have vowed to come back in the winter to make use of theContinue Reading

Another beautiful weekend in the Vale of Belvoir…

It was possibly the hottest day of the year here yesterday! The cottage garden is looking very green and  inviting; just in time for Experience Nottinghamshire’s visit on Friday. It was good to meet them and we are looking forward to working with them in future. We  also await a visit from Visit England  –Continue Reading

The time has come…!

We are opening our doors this week, having waved farewell to the builders. All the lovingly chosen items we have been collecting are now installed in the cottage.  If you haven’t noticed the website updates already then do take a look at the website Gallery and the Cottage Gallery where all the photographs are now uploaded. Bookings areContinue Reading

Finishing touches…

So, it is June already and we are opening later this month!! The final touches are being made over the next few days, carpets being fitted, furniture to assemble and the most exciting bit will be putting in those little finishing touches we have been hunting down over the last few months to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyableContinue Reading

Grazing the Vale – local events and attractions

This weekend  the lovely village of Belvoir played host to ‘Graze the Vale’  an event to promote local produce including a range of delicious  foods, hand packed teas and local suppliers of pretty homewares. The event is a relatively new concept and is building in number and momentum. Next year will hopefully see an even greater number of both stallholdersContinue Reading