Welcome treats

Welcome treats We spent ages deciding what should go into the Long Barn welcome hamper when setting up the barn. In fact, our builders Mike and Stan along with Ian all benefited from many of the baking tests that Jackie did to help us short list the baking entries. We...

Our Story

The Long Barn is the result of what we like to call our midlife crisis (although at the time, a good friend of Ian’s told him that he was way too old for one of those!) In 2013, we made the decision to escape from the corporate world and set up our own business in the...

Two year anniversary

In October the Long Barn has been open to guests for two years, we have been amazingly lucky with almost all the weekends booked since we opened and in the busier months we have been full all week as well. The line from the film Field of Dreams “If you build it...

A Long Time Coming

We have had some grief from some of you recently that we haven’t up-dated the blog for a while! There is a reason for this, we have had a major job that we wanted to show from start to finish and now we can. We think the West Barn was one of the things that...

Biomass goes live

After all of the disruption of digging the yard up to install our pipework, the boiler is now installed and heats the house as well as the long barn, the west barn and the pig pens.This is Richard, Callum and Chris from VG who spent a week installing our system....

Skiptastic

As a kid I had a toy dumper truck and always thought how fantastic it would be to really drive one. This week we have hired a mini-digger and dumper to dig out the floor in the West barn in preparation for the new floor. I can honestly say that after a day of rattling...