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A RURAL ESCAPE

IN NEED OF A PEACEFUL GETAWAY AND LOVE THE GREAT OUTDOORS? WHY NOT BOOK A STAY AT THE DANDELION HIDEAWAY AND EXPERIENCE GLAMPING AT ITS FINEST.

Set within two hundred acres of Leicestershire countryside and close to The National Forest, The Dandelion Hideaway boasts a hamlet of six beautiful canvas lodge cottages each complete with country house design and nostalgic touches. With space for six, the cottages are a great size to bring along friends and family, each of them features an Aga style range, luxurious bathrooms, two bedrooms and a secret wooden cabin room- perfect for the kids.

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Swap the hectic bustle of everyday stresses for the calm of the countryside. With no electricity, the Hideaway allows you to reflect and be at one with nature. As night time falls, watch the scenery transform in the flickers of light illuminating off the trail of tea lights, church candles and lanterns creating a magical and tranquil atmosphere.

Discover working farm life at Osbastons House Farm and take part in the complimentary activities which include; a welcome walk and talk by Farmer John, an introduction to hen keeping, milking the goats and grooming the Shetland ponies.

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Explore the farms Cow Shed Store, exclusive to guests staying at The Dandelion Hideaway. Here you’ll find homeware, children’s toys and a delectable array of local produce. After dinner, warm your toes around the cosy campfire, a peaceful setting for late-night storytelling, strumming a guitar and toasting marshmallows.

For those that seek adventure, children can explore the den located through an ‘Alice in Wonderland’ door in the Old Cow Shed, where they can read, draw and play with toys. The Games Den is another great area for them to make new friends and enjoy a game of table tennis and table football.

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For those celebrating a special occasion, The Dandelion Hideaway offers the charming Bluebells cottage. Set in a private location on the far edge of a small woodland spinney the cottage is surrounded by far-reaching views and has been designed with relaxation in mind. Curl up with a great book on one of the comfortable armchairs, or unwind in the Jacuzzi under the stars with a glass of something chilled.

Whether you’re after some outdoor fun or want a peaceful break, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at The Dandelion Hideaway.

Photo Credit: The Dandelion Hideaway

For more information or to book your stay, visit: www.thedandelionhideaway.co.uk

By Jessica Challoner-Sterland

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