Walton Thorns Farm Holiday Cottages


Local Attractions

In addition to our farm trail and classic and vintage tractor collection on site, there are a wide variety of attractions in the local area to cater for all ages and interests of our guests. Take a look at the extensive list of local attractions we have prepared below, all within 40 miles, to give you a flavour of the diversity. We post regularly on social media including Facebook and Twitter about attractions, events and offers local to us here in Leicestershire and the East Midlands.

Farm Trail


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The marked and mapped trail of over 6km has been created around the farm passing woodland, ponds, streams and hedgerows alongside our arable crops.

We take great pride in our farming and hope you enjoy walking round our farm. There are many species of birds and animals to be seen - Muntjac & roe deer, fox, hares, rabbits, buzzard, barn owl, chaffinch, goldfinch, yellow hammer, song thrush, blackbird, robin, wren, various tits, greenfinch, wagtail, dove and kestrel.


Classic & Vintage Tractor Collection


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On the farm we have a collection of tractors we have built up over the years including Ford, Ford Conversions, County, Roadless, McCormick, International, Massey Ferguson and Nuffield.

We are happy to give guided tours on request for interested guests. There are numerous Vintage Tractor events nearby throughout the year including Rempstone Steam Rally and Harby Country Show. We welcome anyone who is exhibiting or visiting any nearby events who may need accommodation in our self catering Holiday Cottages.


Local Attractions


We post information on Twitter & Facebook about local events and activities in the area (please check with the promoter of each event as to the confirmed date before making an accommodation booking as we cannot be held responsible for any changes). Take a look at our events page for details of some of the popular annual events that take place in the area.

Leicestershire and our neighbouring counties of Rutland, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Warwickshire, Northamptonshire and Lincolnshire provide numerous opportunities for a day out during your stay at our self catering holiday accommodation. Below are just a selection of visitor attractions listed nearest to furthest, all within 40 miles of our cottages and usually achievable by car within approximately one hour, traffic permitting.