Learn the art of creating that trust-based partnership with your horse that you’ve always dreamed of. On May 4th, 5th and 6th 2018, International Natural Horsewoman Anna Twinney, founder and director of the USA based Reach Out to Horses, will be delivering three workshops here at Manor Farm House focused on holistic horsemanship and animal communication….

The Village and the Vale

The Neighbourhood Colston Bassett (pop. 225) is an exceptional village, beautifully kept and little developed. It lies in the heart of the Vale of Belvoir, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty whose rolling landscape dotted with ancient villages under wide open skies begs to be explored on foot or by bike. “The village of…

Cycling in the Vale

Colston Bassett is a very popular area for cyclists and we can arrange for your cycle to be kept securely during your stay – or borrow one of ours and make a circuit of local hostelries in surrounding villages. We can always pick you up….

Good food and Eating Out

We’re lucky to be in an area where culinary excellence is prized and traditional food is at the heart of the culture. Just next door to us you’ll find a dairy producing Colston Bassett Stilton, one of the finest Stilton’s money can buy. And if you buy it direct from their lovely little shop it’s less…

Exploring Local History

Throughout the area there are opportunities to step back in time to when this part of Britain was alive with passions and conflicts that resonate down the ages. The Civil War, the birth of Quakerism, the rise of the landed gentry, the Industrial revolution. From Viking trails to restored Canals, grand Stately Homes to austere Victorian workhouses, here…