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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri
4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.
A beautifully restored Grade II listed thatched barn dating back over 300 years, now divided into two beamed holiday cottages. They reside in the grounds of Boyke Manor, the owners’ 500-year-old home, where the great grandfather of Edward Elgar once lived.Blackbird Cottage retains beams throughout and is spendidly furnished. Ideal for a family or two couples holidaying together it offers a wonderful retreat. A lovely shared garden can be enjoyed by all guests. Set in the unspoilt Elham Valley, an AONB, there are many outdoor activities available in the area. Walking, horse riding, cycling, wildlife viewing, golf, beaches and art and crafts are all easily accessible.If you prefer the hustle and bustle of the city, then London can be reached in just 55 minutes via the fast train link, yet the peace of the countryside awaits your return. Don’t forget your passport either as day trips to France can be enjoyed from Dover, just 20 minutes away. Alternatively, discover historic Canterbury for great sightseeing and shopping.
Living/dining room and well-equipped kitchen area with butler sink and tiled floor. Shower room with toilet and tiled floor. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft zip & link bed (can be twin beds on request) and sloping ceiling. Twin bedroom with sloping ceiling. Bathroom with toilet and tiled floor. Beamed throughout.
Note: Blackbird Cottage (ref PLLP) may be booked with Wren Cottage (ref PLLT) to sleep 9+1 people, with seating space for all guests at Wren Cottage.
English Country Cottages is the trading name of Wyndham Vacation Rentals (UK) Ltd.
Registered Office: Spring Mill, Earby, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB94 0AA.
Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 00965389.
VAT Registered Number: GB 598 22 99 77