Understanding the food chain

One of our favourite parts of running a family farm stay. Collecting eggs for breakfast direct from our hens in the orchard, is just one of the magical parts of children having the opportunity to reconnect with nature. For more information on booking a family farm stay and the range of accommodation on offer visit … Continue reading Understanding the food chain

Exceeding Our Guest Expectations

This week has seen the enhanced installation of a guest 4G network linking The Granary, The Coach House and Shepherd's View to the EE 4G network. What this will mean for our guests, access to Netflix and Amazon Prime accounts, higher download speeds and full network access around the farm. Additional benefits have given the … Continue reading Exceeding Our Guest Expectations

Save 20% Book Your Farm Stay Holiday Direct

Beware of sensational headlines "Holiday makers are losing thousands of pounds through fake holiday destinations"' there are some steps you can take to secure your accommodation direct and save money at the same time. Booking direct also means that all of your payment goes to supporting your chosen holiday destination. 3 Ways to Validate Your … Continue reading Save 20% Book Your Farm Stay Holiday Direct

Contractors Welcome

Having both worked away from home, we fully understand the needs of contractors looking for something else other than another night in an isolated hotel room. Being away from home is hard enough but here at Oaks Barn Farm we aim to provide home from home comforts to suit even the most weary of contractors. … Continue reading Contractors Welcome

Measuring our Contribution

In a world where travel is how we relax and escape the trappings of our modern society I spent some time today to calculate the true value of what our guests contribute when booking a farm Stay with us. I have based the contribution on a few assumptions for a typical 7 night stay, these … Continue reading Measuring our Contribution

10 Things that make our Shepherd Hut Farm Stay Unique

Both our huts are supplied by Riverside Shepherd Huts Locally based in the village of Hanbury, they produce full steel framed huts, each uniquely designed for the site with a quality second to none. We have both their first Hut which has been recently refurbished to include an ensuite bathroom, and hut 150 which is … Continue reading 10 Things that make our Shepherd Hut Farm Stay Unique

Getting guests through the door and leaving great reviews

Next year will be our 10th Anniversary of running our Family Farm Stay Business, like most small businesses, you have to wear many hats, in addition to feeding the pigs sheep and chickens we also play host to a variety of guests both domestic and international. We are happy to share some of our secrets … Continue reading Getting guests through the door and leaving great reviews