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The Barn and Barn Owl Cottage are set within the 16 private acres of picturesque woodland that surround Rainsbury House. The land adjoins the tranquil and exquisitely beautiful 'Upton Arm' of Wimbleball Lake. The Haddeo River runs through one of our fields and into the lake. The Haddeo is bounded on one side by our four-acre wood and on the other by our hilly pastures (full of gambolling lambs in the spring).
Both cottages are fully centrally-heated and family and pet friendly. They can be let as separate cottages (The Barn sleeps 8 and Barn Owl Cottage sleeps 5) or they can easily be interlinked as a whole making them perfect for large family gatherings of up to 13 guests. Cots and highchairs are available upon request
You have direct access from our land to the beautiful, secluded paths through the wooded hills that bound the 'Upton Arm' of Wimbleball Lake. Our guests are free to roam our land and the woods around the lake. Deer thrive in the woodland and can be seen daily around the lake; they are frequent visitors in our fields and gardens too.
The landscape around The Barn and Barn Owl Cottage is breathtaking and is a haven for walkers and cyclists as well as for artists and photographers.
We have a separate games room available for those wishing to enjoy a table tennis tournament or perhaps organise a darts competition. This space can easily be used for other activities, including yoga, art, well-being, dance or any other group activity. If you have a particular interest, please call to discuss and we will try to accommodate your requirements.
For cyclists, we have dry storage area and a convenient bike-wash area with hose facilities. And, for cyclists and walkers we have a drying/boot room in which to dry out your kit.
Parking is not a problem here, we have plenty of space.
Wimbleball Lake boarders our land, a fantastic resource for a wide range of outdoor activities ...
With a minimum stay of 3 nights, prices for The Barn start at £650. And for Barn Owl Cottage £450 ...
Two beautifully renovated barn conversions can be linked for large groups. 7 bedrooms + 5 bathrooms. Sleeps 13 + cots.