Events in the Surrounding Area
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).Read full "Courses and Workshops" article
Tastes of Lincolnshire Award 2010
We are exceptionally proud after winning the top prize for self-catering accommodation in the Tastes of Lincolnshire Awards at an Award Ceremony held by Tastes of Lincolnshire and Lincolnshire Life in February at the Lincoln Hotel. The Awards are scored by secret shoppers during the year and last year we came second, achieving the Award of 'Highly Commended'.
East Midlands Tourism Enjoy England Excellence Awards 2010
We are very pleased to announce that the Manor House Stables reached the finals in these 'Tourism Oscars' in 2 categories - Self catering and Sustainable Tourism.
We were delighted to receive Bronze in Best in Self Catering...
...and Silver in Sustainable Tourism
Best Build Competition
We were very pleased to be one of the 3 finalists in the 'Best Build Competition 2010' in the Lincolnshire Life magazine. Fof full story please see http://www.lincolnshirelife.co.uk/uploads/files/bestbuild/best-build-0610.pdfRead full "Best Build Competition" article
Tastes of Lincolnshire Award
The Manor House Stables achieved the Award of 'Highly Commended' at the Lincolnshire Life and Tastes of Lincolnshire Awards dinner on Monday the 11th January 2010. For more information about the Tastes of Lincolnshire, please see http://www.visitlincolnshire.com/food-and-drink/tastes-of-lincolnshire
Photograph - Lincolnshire Life
A Green Award for Converted Stables
Britain Calling has featured the Manor House Stables in its November issue
See full Issue at http://www.visitbritain.com/en/Images/BC_Nov_09%20(2)_tcm12-176904.pdfRead full "A Green Award for Converted Stables" article
Green Tourism Business Scheme
We are proud to say that we have been awarded a GOLD in the Green Tourism Business Scheme.Read full "Green Tourism Business Scheme" article
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' reviewRead 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)Read full "Waitrose Food Illustrated Magazine - March 2010" article
"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 hereRead full ""Eco and Friendly" - Review in The Guardian 3 October 2009" article
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...Read full "10 top UK green breaks" article
...in the Press
In the Press...
"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..." Country Living Magazine, February 2012. And there's a lovely review in the Woman & Home magazine too!
Rated as one of the top 10 UK Green Breaks by the Guardian, read what the Guardian, Hello Eco Living and the Daisy Green Magazine say about our eco-friendly accommodation. We were also featured in the Ecoguide section of the Country Living See what the Conde Nast Traveller, the Guardian, the Times and Woman & Home say about staying here.
Lincolnshire is definitely a place to come to if you love food! See what the Guardian has to say about Lincolnshire as a place for foodies and what the Waitrose Food Illustrated magazine says about the Manor House Stables!
Read about the Lotions & Lavender courses in the Lincolnshire Pride magazine and our Christmas courses in The Journal. And see what the Good Tastes magazine says about our jam making and chocolate making courses.Read full "...in the Press" article