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The Stables and the Hen House at Manor Farm – December 23

Dec 13, 2023

A huge thank you to all of our guests for visiting us this year. Whatever the reason for your visit we hope that you’ve had a great time in The Stables and The Hen House and judging by the number of repeat bookings we guess that you like it here almost as much as we…

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view over Marlborough Downs

March 2022

Mar 16, 2022

Another busy year has begun on the farm and in the cottages and spring is definitely here – we have just found a robin nesting in our straw bales.  Typical! 

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Looking forward…

Dec 22, 2020

Thank you to everyone who has booked and stayed with us during such a difficult year – we have lots of moved bookings and last minute changes but for those of you who did get here we hope you all enjoyed everything this special part of Wiltshire has to offer. Every day we recognise how…

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Seasons greetings from The Stables and The Hen House…

Dec 18, 2019

And a big thank you to everyone who has stayed with us this year….

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Need to re-charge this autumn?

Oct 25, 2019

Why not combine a short break in one of our super comfortable cottages with some fabulous walks in Savernake Forest, wander along the beautiful Kennet and Avon Canal or blow the cobwebs away high up on the beautiful Wiltshire Downs –guaranteed to relax and restore. Take a break along the way for a long lunch…

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Six reasons you will want to stay this autumn

Aug 21, 2019

Firstly – Savernake Forest will be at its best. Savernake is an amazing Forest to visit any time of the year. Read more…

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Summer fun on The Kennet and Avon Canal…

Jun 18, 2019

We are so lucky to be just a mile from the beautiful Kennet and Avon Canal, an awe inspiring piece of engineering that was built to link the Bristol Channel to London…

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Why wouldn’t you visit Wiltshire …. pyramids and all!

Mar 22, 2019

If you want a great summary of all that Wiltshire’s ancient sites have to offer then grab a copy of Neil Oliver’s recent book “The Story of the Bristish Isles in 100 Places” in which he devotes five chapters to the incredible importance of Wiltshire’s ancient monuments

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Seasonal greetings……from The Stables and the Hen House

Dec 31, 2018

A big thank you to all who have stayed with us this year – we enjoy sharing our special bit of Wiltshire with you and are thrilled that so many of you make return visits and during 2018 we have welcomed many old friends to The Stables and The Hen House as well as making…

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What a summer….

Aug 14, 2018

If I had to sum up our summer in four words it would be….. Weddings, kestrels, ducklings and drought! The drought bit is pretty obvious – like everyone else we’ve been loving this summer (endless evenings sitting outside until dark, BBQ and not having to carry a coat “just in case”) and hating it (can’t…

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Spring News

May 24, 2018

The upside to a winter that seemed to last too long is that spring seems sweeter than ever – the colours are brighter, the blossom smells stronger and the skies seem bluer. I don’t think I have ever seen the countryside look more beautiful! All the cows are now out in the fields happily grazing…

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hen house outside front

Happy New Year news from “The Stables” and “The Hen House” at Manor Farm

Jan 4, 2018

2017 was a very busy year – work on The Hen House began in January and was finished at the end of April and it has been an eventful first few months in our new cottage! Our first guests came to host their own wedding in the village hall and our lovely village Church. It…

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Autumn at The Stables and Henhouse

Oct 4, 2017

Autumn is ideal for getting active and The Stables and Hen House are the perfect base for getting out and about. Walking is really popular with our guests and it doesn’t get much better than around here – whether is half an hour or half a day the walking is varied and interesting with lots…

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hen house outside front

Summer News

Aug 21, 2017

It has been a busy few months here – The Hen House is finished and is now up and running and proving a big hit with our guests. I may be a tiny bit biased but it is lovely – beautifully finished by our small team of local builders – Pete, John and Andy who…

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First Glimpse of our new Cottage!

May 12, 2017

The first glimpse of our new cottage – The Hen House – the builders left on Friday and our first guests arrived this Month!

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First News Post of our brand new website! The Hen House

Mar 29, 2017

The Hen House On this initial News Post many of our guests return year after year to enjoy our comfortable accommodation and now with our new cottage, The Hen House, we can provide the perfect set up for two families, several generations or groups of friends to meet up and catch up. Easy to reach…

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