We have had a fabulous stay between Christmas and New Year…enjoying the Vale of Belvoir

“We have had a fabulous stay between Christmas and New Year, visiting family and enjoying the beautiful Vale of Belvoir and Leicestershire. The cottage has been a wonderful retreat and the snowfall on Boxing Day night coupled with the Christmas tree and log burner made the festive atmosphere perfect! Many thanks!” The Robinsons December 2014

A great chance to relax in a comfortable cottage

“Thank you for the welcoming pack of goodies, including mince pies. Having a real tree made it feel really homely for Christmas. A great chance to relax in a comfortable cottage, near enough to Melton for one of us to get to the army camp but remote enough to feel like a holiday. We will Read more about A great chance to relax in a comfortable cottage[…]

A great place to spend a few days or a week

“We had a great time here. We went to lots of different places every day and visited many different towns; Bingham, Newark, Melton Mowbray etc.. We also saw some great views and stretching fields -very pretty. We also went go-karting (Langar Karting) which was very exciting and adrenalin-filled! The Unicorns Head was a great pub Read more about A great place to spend a few days or a week[…]

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  – Read more about Another beautiful weekend in the Vale of Belvoir…[…]

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 are Read more about The time has come…![…]

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 enjoyable Read more about Finishing touches…[…]

Grazing the Vale – local events and attractions

This weekend  the lovely village of Belvoir played host to ‘Graze the Vale’ www.grazethevale.com  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 stallholders Read more about Grazing the Vale – local events and attractions[…]

Springtime in Langar – my favourite time of year

I love this time of year in the Vale of Belvoir. The countryside looks at its most colourful and particularly so when driving towards our village of Langar. The oil seed rape fields are a scorching yellow colour and tucked behind them is the beautiful burnt orange building belonging to Langar Hall. The spring lambs Read more about Springtime in Langar – my favourite time of year[…]

Monday morning highs

What a stunning view to wake up to this morning. The minus temperature made a beautiful frosty and misty start in the paddock and fields beyond the cottage! It would be a perfect day for heading out for a crisp walk around the Vale of Belvoir after breakfast, or a shorter stroll around Langar village then later on Read more about Monday morning highs[…]