Wonderful walks over wild Atlantic beaches and through wooded valleys. Deep water, high tide swimming at Hartland Quay and lots of local beaches to choose from for swimming, surfing, climbing and kayaking. Surf lessons high ropes, wakeboarding, riding and bicycling all available locally. Book a boat going out round the bay from Clovelly. Enjoy bonfires on the beach, BBQs in the garden and the huge expanse of stars in the night sky. If you would like to do a silk workshop, make organic face creams, do Afrobics or dance, learn to make little books, take good photographs, get into some spontaneous music making on the old pianos all these are possible at Little Barton. And there is a spa nearby where you can relax afterwards. The S W Coastpath is only 20 mins walk away and the nearest spot for a cream tea is just down the road. Hartland Quay (7 mins by car) and Clovelly Harbour (10 mins by car) are great places to enjoy the sunset.
There are two houses run on organic principles: the farmhouse which can accommodate 10 and the cottage which can accommodate 6.The main farmhouse has a table where you can all eat, next to an open fire. The kitchen can cater for all 16 of you. There are 6 bedrooms in the farmhouse and 3 in the cottage. Lots of space inside and out, with big gardens and a wildflower meadow. There is also a 45ft barn with a full sized ping-pong table and badminton plenty of space for dancing. Checkout the website for more information:
Catering: If you would like an in-house meal, my daughter, Pop, is an experienced, versatile, professional cook - "Moro' style food a speciality!. Doing your own? Lots of good local, well raised food. Please check out the Little Barton website for more information.
Moroccan style loft: You can choose to party in the loftspace of the barn, set up as an informal Moroccan style space for a small additional fee.
Pubs and restaurants: There are lots of good local pubs and Bude has some excellent restaurants.
Other hens: Yes, you will have competition 5 hens on site as permanent fixtures plus their old man.
House Rules: no smoking anywhere indoors; please recycle, and use the Ecover products provided, (we have our own eco sewage system); please dont wear heels as there are wooden floors throughout; no loud music in the barn after 12pm.