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Gardeners Cottage in the grounds of Newstead Abbey- home of the Poet Lord Byron

Overview

Property

Updated: 26-Aug-2016
Set in the historic grounds of Newstead Abbey

Stay in our Gardener’s Cottage at Newstead Abbey and you’ll be walking in the footsteps of the classical romantic Poet, Byron and enjoying the same stunning park vistas and surrounding countryside that truly inspired him.

Built in the 1860s by the Webb family, the Gardener’s Cottage is situated in heart of the Abbey grounds and is just a few minutes’ walk from many of the parks’ unique features, including the Abbey, Byron’s own Fort and stunning lakes.

Nestled amongst mature trees and shrubs and overlooking the original Rose Garden, this charming Grade II listed building has been sensitively restored to a very high standard, whilst still retaining some of the building’s original features, including wooden floorboards, floor tiles and beautiful stone mullion windows. The interior design has been influenced by rooms in the House and Abbey, which are also well worth a visit during your stay.

The cottage sleeps up to six people and has two double bedrooms, one with a kingsize bed and the other with a “zip and link” super king which can become two singles if required. Off the landing there is a family bathroom with bath and separate “drench” shower cubicle.

Downstairs is a fully equipped kitchen with all modern amenities with a utility room housing a washer/dryer, along with a comfortable lounge and separate dining room with deluxe sofa bed. Accessed from the kitchen is your very own private walled courtyard, just perfect for an alfresco breakfast or relaxing with a glass of wine after a busy day sightseeing.

The cottage is available for week long, weekend and mid-week breaks and is perfect for exploring the wealth of history and culture that the Robin Hood’s county has to offer and is also available to hire for pre and post ceremony accommodation for our happy couples who marry at the Abbey.

Our changeover days are Monday and Friday, we accept bookings for weekends (Fri - Mon), mid week (Mon - Fri) and full week (Fri - Fri or Mon - Mon).

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Speaks English

3 Reviews

5
based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

5

Lovely cottage in peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

We were very well looked after by the friendly staff of the Abbey. The cottage itself has all that you need and is finished to a high standard. It is well located for exploring the area too. We had a very enjoyable stay and will probably come back again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and quiet

  • 5 of 5

The Gardener's cottage was an excellent place to stay if you need some peace and quiet. It offers beautiful grounds to explore in addition to a charming and well appointed cottage. One of the best parts of the stay was walking from cottage to cafe through the gardens for coffee in the morning.

Highly recommended for the purposes of detoxing from stress!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely restored cottage in the grounds of Newstead Abbey.Quiet and secluded in the most stunning gro

  • 5 of 5

We were made most welcome and felt well looked after.

Would highly recommend the cottage for anyone needing to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday living.

Close to Nottingham with good train and bus services

There is much wildlife to share the grounds of Newstead Abbey with. During the day the grounds are guarded by the geese and swans and patrolled by the peacocks and peafowl .We were lucky enough to see the peacocks fantastic tail feather display .During the evening the rabbits and squirrels are out and about with flashes of the stoat nipping around

But the highlight of the holiday was Freddie the abbey cat who visited us twice a day. He is is much loved by all the staff and he knows how to work the visitors who walk through the grounds. He was the perfect host and certainly made our stay very special

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, Thanks for such a wonderful review of your stay at the Cottage. It certainly sounds like you were welcomed by all the wildlife and the staff too! We will be delighted to welcome you back on another occasion when you feel the need to get away from it all again. Kind Regards.....
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Location

From the Owner

This is a unique Grade II listed cottage of great historical significance for Newstead Abbey. It has been lovingly restored maintaining many original features.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : East Midlands at 26 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Hutt outside the entrance gates on the A60 at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Newstead Train Station (East Midlands Trains) at 6 Miles Nearest Motorway : M1 J27 at 6 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Hutt at 2 Miles Car: necessary

Newstead Abbey is 11 miles out of Nottingham City Centre, which is home to Nottingham Castle, Wollaton Park, Galleries of Justice, City of Caves, National Ice Centre. Near to Newstead is Sherwood Forest, Sherwood Pines and Go Ape, Clumber Park, Rufford Park, Cresswell Craggs, White Post Farm, Wheelgate Amusement Park and Sundown Adventure Land.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mid Season
5 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£200
Fri,Sat,Sun
£920
 
 
Mid Season
14 Oct 2016 - 30 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£200
Fri,Sat,Sun
£920
 
 
Christmas 2016
19 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£585
for 3 nights
From
£195
From
£260
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,100
 
 
Mid Season
10 Feb 2017 - 19 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£200
Fri,Sat,Sun
£920
 
 
Easter 2017
31 Mar 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£585
for 3 nights
From
£195
From
£260
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,100
 
 
May Bank Hol 2017
28 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£780
 
 
Mid Season
1 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£200
Fri,Sat,Sun
£920
 
 
May half term 2017
26 May 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£585
for 3 nights
From
£195
From
£260
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,100
 
 
Mid Season
5 Jun 2017 - 23 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£200
Fri,Sat,Sun
£920
 
 
Summer hols 2017
24 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£585
for 3 nights
From
£195
From
£260
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,100
 
 
Mid Season
4 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£200
Fri,Sat,Sun
£920
 
 
Mid Season
20 Oct 2017 - 5 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£200
Fri,Sat,Sun
£920
 
 
Christmas 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£585
for 3 nights
From
£195
From
£260
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,100
 
 
Mid Season
16 Feb 2018 - 25 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£200
Fri,Sat,Sun
£920
 
 
Easter 2018
30 Mar 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£585
for 3 nights
From
£195
From
£260
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,100
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
From
£153
Fri,Sat,Sun
£710
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Bookings are accepted for the following periods Weekend Fri - Monday, Mid Week Monday - Friday and Weekly Friday - Friday. Please bear this in mind when selecting dates. Please enquire if you have any other specific requests for dates.
Booking of this cottage is subject to our terms and conditions, please read these before booking.

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Facilities

From the Owner

The Gardener's Cottage is located centrally in the Abbey grounds and has immediate access to stunning parkland.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, With Kingsized bed, dressing table and wardrobe
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Super king zip link bed can be converted to twin beds
  • There are 2 double bedrooms at the cottage

Outside

  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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