|By Matthew Lobas||
|January 15, 2014 07:00 PM EST||
New farms for 2014: life under canvas has never been so good!
Feather Down Farm Days holidays, are firmly lodged in the hearts of British holiday-makers with their unique offering of luxury camping on the grounds of working farms. Families in particular have embraced the experience of getting back to nature in wonderful countryside, while seeing first-hand how their food is grown and reared and even rolling up their sleeves to help out!
In fact, over 90 per cent of guests at Feather Down Farms have described their stays as ‘excellent’ or ‘very good’ and the company was twice voted ‘Top-rated UK Camping Holiday’ by influential website, Mumsnet. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, Feather Down Farm Days, first established roots in the UK and the Netherlands, and has now spread to France, Germany and the USA with a total of 60 locations worldwide, each with its own special experience to offer.
There is something magical about leaving the frenetic world of screens and deadlines behind for a few days to enjoy a simpler life under canvas and take in the gentle rythms of nature. Children are thrilled to have a real working farm to explore, with animals to meet and feed and real fires to sit around at night – while adults can chill out over a glass of wine with only the stars for company.
In 2014, Feather Down Farm Days is proud to announce a new farm to welcome holidaymakers in the South Downs National Park in the UK. The region is recognised as an area of outstanding beauty, dotted with small and vibrant working communities and steeped in history and culture.
Mill Farm Lurgashall forms part of The Leconfield Estate in Petworth. The land is a mixture of arable, pasture, woodland, marshland and features a lake, while the farm is home to sheep who graze on the grassland areas and pigs who thrive in the woods. Colombian Black Tail chickens provide the eggs and the lake is renowned for its coarse fishing.
FEATHER DOWN COUNTRY RETREATS
Also new for this year, Feather Down Farm Days is thrilled to unveil four Feather Down Country Retreats. These are situated in fantastic country estates in Essex, Shropshire, Lancashire and the Scottish Borders.
Guests can enjoy the comfort of a spacious Feather Down tent benefitting from its own verandah, where they can while away their days in the hammock taking in the spectacular surroundings. At Feather Down Country Retreats we are offering the same luxuries associated with our hugely popular Frills tents such as private hot tubs, flushing loos, a comfy sofa and a proper working shower. They can be booked on featherdown.co.uk/country-retreats
FEATHER DOWN ABROAD
For those who like their tent pitched a little further afield, Feather Down Farm Days is introducing a number of new locations in France, Germany and Holland. All details are on the website and a variety of tent styles are on offer.
FEATHER DOWN FARM DAYS PRICES
The 2014 season starts on April 4th and ends with the October half term. All prices are per tent and all tents sleep up to six people (with a maximum of five adults). A Feather Down stay starts from just £245 for 4 nights.
Our website: www.featherdown.co.uk is packed with even more info on each farm and estate. For reservations and bookings visit www.featherdown.co.uk or call 01420 80804
We have a limited number of press facility visits in 2014 available. Please contact us to discuss or if you fancy a private trip to one of our farms we can offer a 10% partner discount.
To catch up with the latest news, or to browse through the lovely photos our guests have left, please subscribe to our Facebook pages:www.facebook.com/featherdownfarmdays We’re even on Twitter. Our handles are @FeatherDownFarm
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