6 OF THE BEST FARM STAYS
1 Carmarthenshire On the Junior Farmers Break at Cwmcrwth Farm, four to 13-yearolds can take care of pigs and chickens, collect eggs, groom horses and milk cows. A three-night break in one of the farm cottages is £450 for four. cwmcrwthfarmcottages.co.uk.
2 Devon Set in a secluded valley, Little Comfort Farm allows you to enjoy a relaxing rural break while experiencing life on a working organic farm. You can fish, meander along nature trails and help out with animal feeding. A three-night break in a cottage for four costs from £286. littlecomfortfarm.co.uk.
3 East Lothian Get away from it all with a stay in one of the treehouses at Lochhouses Farm in East Lothian. Young guests can feed the chickens and there’s also a sandy beach to enjoy. A weekend break for up to six costs from £630. harvestmoonholidays.com.
4 Isle of Wight Nestled amid green fields, Nettlecombe Farm offers luxurious selfcatering accommodation along with the chance to get to know the animals. Grown-ups can also have a go at fishing or yoga. A weekend in Robin Cottage, which sleeps up to five, costs from £261.60. nettlecombefarm.co.uk.
5 Somerset You can choose between a woodpanelled room in the Grade II listed manor house, a cosy apartment in the apple loft or a stay in a gypsy caravan for two at Huntstile Organic Farm, where visitors are welcome to meet the chickens, pigs and cows. B&B from £60 a night. huntstileorganicfarm.co.uk.
6 Nottinghamshire Foodies will really enjoy a stay in Glebe Farm Cottages, as you can stock up on local delicacies at the nearby Gonaldston Farm Shop. A weekend break in Swallow’s Rest cottage, which sleeps two, costs from £345. glebefarmcottages.com. Ursula Hirschkorn