…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 2014
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 The Read more about Gold Award![…]
…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 the Read more about We have loved our stay here…[…]
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…[…]
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…![…]
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…[…]
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[…]
Ok so it’s not quite in the holiday let garden but I had to share this stunning rainbow I caught hovering over the holiday let garden at the weekend! Plenty of activity here as the new patio is being laid, the wood burning stove has arrived and the decorators start this week!! The owners have Read more about The end of the rainbow?[…]
The weather defied the poor forecast at the weekend which meant all hands on deck to prepare the holiday let garden now that we are only a few weeks away from being open for bookings!! We also took in 4 new rescue hens to boost our flock of chickens to 16. There will be no shortage of eggs at Bottom Read more about Another outdoorsy weekend…[…]
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[…]
There’s no let up in our corner of Langar at the moment! The holiday let cottage build is progressing at a fast pace and we are only a few weeks away from being able to open our doors to the public. A smart little wood-burning stove was ordered at the weekend to ensure cosy evenings ahead all year round. Watch Read more about Langar holiday let – project update[…]
We really enjoyed having the Belvoir half marathon run past the end our track yesterday. Congratulations to all the runners. Great to have this event run through Langar and on our doorstep. Next year you could make a weekend of it; be part of the event and stay at our cottage!
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[…]
We collected 5 new rescue hens at the weekend. The girls are already settling in with our other chickens, enjoying their new found freedom, and even laying some delicious eggs for us already!