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Manor House Stables Events

  • Courses and Workshops

    Our new course programme is now available - please ring us or email us or send your booking form in stating which course you would like to attend - please see Courses and Workshops page for more details.  Courses range from Knitting to Chocolate making. All are 1-day courses starting from between 9.00-10.00am and continuing all day with a special home-made lunch and a glass of wine, finishing about 4.30-5.00pm (depending on course). 

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Our Achievements

The Press

  • Country Living Magazine - February 2012

    We are delighted that the Manor House Stables has been featured in the 'Ecoguide' section of the Country Living Magazine pulished in February 2012.

    "The Manor House Stables outside the village of Martin in LIncolnshire is an eco-friendly, self-catering retreat where you can simply relax or learn a new skill..."

    Read more in February's edition of the Country Living magazine.

    Read full "Country Living Magazine - February 2012" article
  • The Times - October 2011

    The Times featured the Manor House Stables in their Travel Section called '20 chic rural retreats'.  We were number 5 in a list of 20 best British Barns.  Here is an excerpt from it;

    "These 18th-century stables in the heart of rural Lincolnshire have been converted into two snug, stylish holiday homes using eco-friendly materials and traditional methods..."

    Read full "The Times - October 2011" article
  • The Conde Nast Traveller - October 2011

    We were Number 1 in this 'Autumn's Havest' section of the Conde Nast Traveller magazine (October 2011).  Sally Shallam, who picks five of her favourite places to stay has included us in her reviews.  We were particularly delighted that she spoke so highly of Lincolnshire (and rightly so!) and here is an excerpt;

    "An often overlooked county, Lincolnshire has a wild coastline, Georgian market towns and significant wartime airfields... Manor House Stables is made up of two self-catering apartments... Sherry Forbes has thought of everything...You'll wonder why you've never heard of this place before."

    For full report, read the Conde Nast 'Autumn Harvest' review

    Read full "The Conde Nast Traveller - October 2011" article
  • Waitrose Food Illustrated Magazine - March 2010

    The Manor House Stables was featured in a short article entitied "Escape - Stable and Table" - here is an excerpt from it;

    "Lincolnshire is getting greener this spring...Sherry Forbes is aiming to get the county on the green map with her recently opened self catering accommodation...The luxuriously converted 18th-centruy stable block has already won a Green Tourism Gold award....With a commitment to all things local, Sherry is also a member of Tastes of Lincolnshire - her generous welcome hamper includes local sausages, cheese and home-grown veg..." 

    For the full article, please see the Waitrose Food Illustrated magazine (March 2010)

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  • "Cool in the Country" - Woman and Home - March 2010

    The Bothy at the Manor House Stables has been featured in the March 2010 edition of the Woman & Home magazine. 

    "Luxury goodies and eco-credentials are piled equally high in this converted 18th-century stable block near quaint Woodhall Spa and historic Lincoln.  It's a self-catering retreat for two or three, where an antique organic-mattressed bed competes for attention with a hi-tech shower, and a welcome hamper groans with homemade jam, wine and organic veg..."

    Read full ""Cool in the Country" - Woman and Home - March 2010" article
  • "Eco and Friendly" - Review in The Guardian 3 October 2009

    "This self-catering converted stable takes its eco-credentials seriously, but there's no skimping on comfort"

    From Travel Journalist Sally Shalam's Check-in Column http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2009/oct/03/sally-shalam-reviews-manor-house-stables

    And here is another exerpt;

    "Sherry has left us veg from the garden, and sumptuous edibles in a wooden trug beside a jug of sunflowers on the table – her own-label apple wine, jams and chutney, homemade bread and eggs – and vegan champagne truffles by a company called Booga Booga".

    For full Report, please see below or click here

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  • 10 top UK green breaks

    The Guardian  - Saturday 12 July 2008

    A twin renovation of former farm stables, the Bothy and Hayloft at Manor House Farm in the village of Martin offers guests a comfortable, rural hideaway...

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