Walton Thorns Farm Holiday Cottages


East Midlands Self Catering Cottages

Our three, four star holiday cottages were converted from the former courtyard dairy, hay barn and stables on our farm near Six Hills. We look to provide a relaxing environment for guests seeking self catering accommodation in Leicestershire.


The Old Hay Barn - Sleeps 2 - King Shower En-suite, Adults Only


Old Hay Barn Interior Bedroom View View

A character cottage with magnificent views from the large picture windows. It has a vaulted ceiling with lovely oak beams. There are deep local stone window sills complimenting the original arched brickwork of this former hay barn. The open plan living/kitchen/diner space opens out onto the patio through the glazed arched door, ideal for breakfast with a view on a summer morning.

The kitchen is well equipped with an electric cooker, microwave, fridge with ice box, dishwasher and washer-dryer. Freezer available upon request. Deep armchairs, oak furniture, a freeview TV/DVD player, Wi-fi and a tiled floor with rugs ensure a comfortable living area for guests. The spacious carpeted bedroom with views over the fields has a king size bed and an en-suite shower room.

Enjoy breakfast on the patio table as the sun rises across the sky, listening to the birdsong from the wood and in summer the Buzzards circling high up in the sky. The Old Hay Barn is an adults only cottage ideally suited to couples wanting to get away from it all, solo or business travellers looking to stay in inviting, peaceful surroundings.



Shire Cottage - Sleeps 4 - Twin Shower En-suite & King Bath En-suite



				Shire Cottage  Living/Dining Room Views From Lounge Wood Field View King Bedroom Twin Bedroom

Shire Cottage provides two en-suite bedrooms and a spacious open plan living area with views over the fields to the woodland beyond. The spacious living/dining/kitchen area with freeview TV/DVD player and Wi-fi spans the length of the cottage with three full height windows to enjoy the views. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer-dryer.

The open plan layout gives guests plenty of space in this cottage with comfortable leather seating and a large dining table. The cottage patio area is accessed from the living area by the glazed door. The living area, hall and bathrooms all have tiled floors.The carpeted twin bedroom has oak furniture including a triple wardrobe with drawers beneath and a large en-suite shower room.

The double bedroom with views over the fields has a king size bed and en-suite bathroom. Shire Cottage is ideal for families and couples alike. Outside on the patio enjoy a drink round the table in the sun or read a book on the bench taking in the woodland view.



Dairy Cottage - Sleeps 5 - Twin & Family Room (Double & Single) Separate Shower WC & Separate WC


Dairy Cottage Living Room Kitchen Family Bedroom Twin Bedroom Outdoor Furniture

Dairy Cottage is ideal for families or friends requiring 2 bedrooms with 4 separate beds.

The comfortable living area has two settees, solid wood furniture, Wi-fi and a freeview TV/DVD player. The large living room opens onto the spacious hallway through double glazed doors. The kitchen/diner adjoins the living room through an archway.The well appointed kitchen is large and bright with an electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer-dryer. There is a lovely view from the window to the fields and woodland beyond.

The large family bedroom has a double and a single bed and a large picture window with voils overlooking the courtyard. There are tiled floors throughout the cottage with rugs in all bedrooms and the living room. Off the entrance hall is a shower room with wc and a powerful electric shower and also a further separate wc, each having a shaver point. Outside there is a table and chairs for summer meals outdoors and a bench to relax and enjoy the views.



Additional Cottage Information

With woodland views and rolling fields on the doorstep each cottage has a separate furnished patio to relax, watch the wildlife and allow you to enjoy the peace and quiet of the countryside. Our Farm Trail with over 6km of quiet walks around the farm has access to the public footpath network. The nearest villages are approximately 3 miles away and all have pubs providing refreshments.

We have an interesting classic and vintage tractor collection on the farm too. Visit our Facebook Page for other attraction offers and event ideas. Detailed information on local places to eat, shop, fuel etc is provided in each cottage along with Wi-fi.

An access statement is available by clicking this link or in print upon request. Access to the cottages from the car parking is level and all the rooms in the cottages are on the ground floor. There are however two steps down to the patios from Shire Cottage and The Old Hay Barn.

Due to our cottages' peaceful rural courtyard setting alongside the farmhouse and working family farm we are not able to cater for guests looking for a party venue. Sorry we do not accept pets.

All bookings are subject to our full Terms and Conditions, please read this page before making a booking where our Cancellations Policy, Visitor Policy and Occupancy is explained fully. Please see our Booking page to check availability and do contact us with your enquiries. We understand that whilst we try to give as much information as possible on our website our visitors do have specific requests.

We provide the following in each cottage:- Welcome tea, coffee and milk, bed linen and 2 towels per person, heating, electricity, water, hair dryer, iron, ironing board, washer-dryer, washing line & pegs, Freeview TV and DVD player, Wi-fi for email & web browsing subject to our terms and conditions of use. This can be turned off in your cottage if requested.

Further information:-
  • Cottages are available from a minimum of 2 night stays with flexible arrival days throughout the year.
  • Arrivals from 3.00pm-7.30pm (other times by prior arrangement).
  • Cottages are to be vacated by 10.30am on departure day.
  • Sorry we do not accept pets and are not a party venue.
  • We welcome well behaved children.
  • We have a travel cot (cot bedding is not supplied please bring your own) and a high chair - please request at the time of booking.
  • Our visitor policy is important to us and not negotiable after arrival. We are a working family farm and need ensure the safety, privacy and amenity of all guests in our cottages.