Luxury Holiday Let near to Cambridgeshire

A lder Barn is a stunning barn conversion holiday home nestled in the beautiful village of Ashwell, just one mile from the Cambridgeshire border in North Hertfordshire. Superbly connected in a wonderful village location, this is the venue for a get together or break.

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The property has lots of space and is full of character, comfortably sleeping nine, with wonderful high ceilings and exposed beams. We welcome families and children of all ages.

Run by Jonathon & Abi who have stayed at many UK holiday cottages all over the home counties with their young family, Alder Barn has been furnished and designed to include all the things you would expect to see in a holiday home, including:

Comfortable beds in decent sized well-appointed rooms, tastefully decorated and furnished with black out blinds in bedrooms, travel cot, large TV, Wi-Fi, NetFlix and much more…

We want Alder Barn to be a home from home, to include everything that you would expect to see in a holiday home and we promise no hidden extra charges!

Alder Barn is part of Dixies, a lovely development which also gives you a hairdressers and art gallery literally right on your doorstep.

The village of Ashwell is a stunning place to take a break; it is a relaxed and calming place and was Hertfordshire’s most beautiful village in 2011. There is plenty to do in Ashwell with two country pubs, park and children’s playground, some lovely village stores, plus the famous Ashwell Springs which is a source of the river Cam (which goes to Cambridge).

If you are looking for Holiday Cottages Home Counties and would like to find out more information, or to make a booking please contact Abi or Jonathon on 01462 757 020.

Lee Valley White Water Centre

If you like outdoor activities, then there must be something for you at Lee Valley White Water Centre.

From white water rafting to ice skating, horse riding and more, there is something for all those who like a bit of adventure.

Located just off the M25 and near the A1o, Lee Valley is very easy to get too.

For more information why not have a look at their website:

Cambridgeshire Things To Do

Audley End House & Gardens

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be in a period drama, then why not visit Audley End House & Gardens?

A wonderful country house and gardens owned and maintained by English Heritage located near Saffron Walden just off the M11.

You get to see here the sumptuous surroundings that the aristocratic residents lived in, and behind the scenes in the kitchen and where all the everyday people worked to make the house ‘tick’.

With also children’s play area, café and shop, there is a great deal to see and do.

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Xcape in Milton Keynes is best known for its Snowzone for indoor skiing, and that’s with real snow!

The slope is big enough for those who already know how to ski, but who are looking for a little practice or just a bit of fun. There is also a smaller slope for beginners, plus lessons are also available.

Xcape also has its own indoor skydiving, plus much more.

For full details check out the Xcape website: