Category Archives: Bed and breakfast

Ralph Court Gardens

All I can say is visit these gardens as you’ll love them and you don’t have to be a garden lover to enjoy the experience. It’s one of those places that you cannot really describe in order to do it … Continue reading

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Birds are clever little things…

With the sun shining so bright and hot this past weekend it was an ideal opportunity to do some tidying up in the garden.  I decided to rake up the pea gravel and replace it with much larger stones so … Continue reading

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Wine or beer lovers, we cater for both!

Last weekend, there was an alcoholic theme which our guests created unknowingly. Firstly, I was made aware that we have three pubs within 2 miles of us that are all featured in the Good Beer Guide.  I already knew this … Continue reading

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Everyone’s happy – Stephen gains a car, Dad a discount, and the dogs, their freedom!

Our 2 collie cross dogs, Sooty and Sweep, have become more and more promiscuous recently and our long suffering neighbour 3+ fields away is starting to  lose her patience, understandably so.  Every time one of her bitches is on heat, … Continue reading

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3 Aussies, 1 Norwegian, and an English guest…

Sat on the train en route home from work, Stephen is in Oxford, my mobile rings, its Dad… ”David, his wife and son are here to stay the night” ”Who’s David?” “David from Australia” is the reply, “they’re not booked … Continue reading

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A new year, a new challenge(s)!

I’m never one to sit back and relax; always need a challenge and always wishing to improve things to make life that little bit more enjoyable.  So, the beginning of this year is focused on finishing our two Georgian bedrooms … Continue reading

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Upholstery is an addictive hobby, beware!

Upholstery can become incredibly addictive in a very short space of time and I warned my first students of this fact when they arrived clutching their old chairs and stools. A class of 3 students, all eager to learn and … Continue reading

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You may leave Huntlands Farm Bnb with more than you bargained for..!

My last guests left with the husband realising that their weekend away could potentially be expensive for him as his wife turned to me as she left and said, “Thank you Lucy for inspiring me to go home and redecorate … Continue reading

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New additions to the bed and breakfast

I think every farm ought to have a cat, and as I’ve not had one since I was a child there seemed even more reason to get one.  Having found out that a lady in the village had a litter … Continue reading

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New life

The most memorable story recently was when Dad came out of hospital having had a total knee operation and I was frantically wondering what to do with a ewe who was obviously in trouble lambing.  In the end, Dad supervised … Continue reading

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