Mill Farm House
Child friendly cottage, Wiltshire – Family Friendly Self Catering at Mill House Farm, Poulshot, Devizes, Wiltshire
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About Mill Farm House
The children will love the the tractor ride to feed the cows and the play area is decked out with hay bales.
Mill Farm is an organic farm and boasts a tranquil spot for a family getaway. The Farmhouse sleeps 8 and has its own private gardens where you can enjoy splendid views of the farm and surrounding Wiltshire Countryside. This beautiful holiday home has been completely refurbished, with four large bedrooms and two en-suite bathrooms. Up to two well-behaved dogs are welcome. There's plenty of wildlife on your doorstep - spot deer, owls, badgers, buzzards and more. Why not ask farmer Joe for a vintage tractor ride or a farm tour, both are great fun. Or try a paddle in the stream. Let your kids enjoy donkey rides, horse riding or even try their hand at laser clay shooting.
The Away with the Kids review
Mill Farm House is a former home of a famous highwayman. Set down a quiet country lane in the village of Poulshot there are two local pubs within a fifteen minutes walk across footpaths or you can catch a lift on the gater ride. The nearby village of Poulshot is three miles from the local town of Devizes. With 100 heifers, 200 baby calves, wild geese, and Moto the donkey, it’s always someone’s dinnertime! Families staying at Mill Farm House are welcome to visit the animals and chickens in the meadow, collect eggs, and experience a tour of the farm to feed the cows. This family-run operation is buzzing with life, yet still peacefully located in the heart of rural Wiltshire.
Self Catering Accommodation at Mill Farm House
The house sleeps a family of 8 comfortably and is set in its own grounds with ample parking. The bedrooms are spacious and with 2 en-suites and a family bathroom providing all the privacy needed.
Ground floor – Farm house kitchen, dining room, sitting room equipped with a 50inch screen digital TV with a DVD player, games room, shower room with wc and utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing board, high chair and fridge freezer. The kitchen is equipped with electric cooker, fridge, freezer, tv and radio. The rooms are sunny with pleasant views of the farm.
First floor – Two double bedrooms one of which is ensuite, a generous landing and two twin rooms, there is also a cot available for younger guests and a large family bathroom with double sinks, bath and shower. All bedrooms are sunny and have generous wardrobe and storage space. Each bedroom is also equipped with a digital TV for bedtime viewing.
Outside – The games room leads out onto a covered patio area, ideal for, reading, BBQ’s or a glass of wine in any weather. Guests can enjoy some great local walks and there is a choice of local pubs just a short walk or drive away.
There is additional self-catering accommodation available should a larger group of friends wish to stay, in the form of luxurious safari tents within the grounds of Mill House Farm. Each of the four canvas lodges sleeps up to six. For more details see click here.
Extra Family Friendly Facilities
There are bicycles available for hire during your stay. Please book them on arrival at the farm. Prices Adults £8.50 /day. Children £5.50/day. Child Seat £3.50/day.
Children aged ten and under can enjoy the special fun of riding on the friendly donkey, Moto. If you turn up five or ten minutes earlier you can also help with the tacking up. At the end of the session, young riders can also groom Moto and give him some treats! Prices £5 for short ride, £10 for a long ride.
Horse riding is available on the neighbouring, organic farm Five Lanes Farm. Prices start from £25.00 per hour and the farm can accommodate riders of all ages and experience levels.
Mill Farm has outdoor Laser Sport available. This system is just like real clay pigeon shooting but in a completely safe environment, which all the family can enjoy. Suitable for ages 5 and above, it’s unique attraction – up to five people can shoot at the same clay creating a competitive atmosphere. Prices: £5.00 per person for 50 clays.
The battery powered, John Deere Gator mini tractor is great fun for your kids. Put your feet up and relax while your kids have endless fun zooming round the camping field. Price: £18 per day Age range 3 – 8.
Farmer Joe is very proud of his farm: he loves showing guests around and explaining the day-to-day running of an organic farm. Depending on the time of year, your farm tour will include hands-on fun with feeding, harvesting, digging for worms and much more.
Within easy reach are The Raven Inn, Rowdey Cow Café & Ice Cream Parlour and local attractions such as Bowood House, Avebury and Longleat.
Terms & conditions
30% of final amount before 10 weeks before arrival.
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Arrival & Departure days are Mondays & Fridays.
Cancellation by you at any time will result in your deposit being forfeited, as all deposits are non-refundable. All monies paid for a holiday (deposit and balance) are non-refundable within 10 weeks before check in date.
Cancellation of any holiday after it has been paid in full and at a date 10 weeks or more in advance of your check in date, will result in forfeiture of your deposit (or an amount equivalent where one was not paid as the holiday was paid in full) and the balance being returned to you.
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