Henfield Barn

Henfield, South Gloucestershire
15 Guests
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    Henfield Barn, sleeping 15, has an heated indoor jacuzzi and swimming pool
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    Relax in the landscaped grounds featuring a barbecue hut, outdoor furniture and large egg chair
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    The barbecue hut with a central grill and flue ringed by bench seats enables guests to enjoy alfresco eating at any time of the year
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    Relax in the indoor jacuzzi, or take a dip in the indoor swimming pool, both of which are heated the whole year round
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    Blending boutique-style luxury with rural charm, Henfield Barn is a barn conversion for up to 15 guests with 6 en suite bedrooms, spa facilities and an indoor pool
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    Relax in the landscaped grounds featuring a barbecue hut, decked patio area and outdoor furniture
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    Decked patio area with garden furniture, gas barbecue and raised ornamental pond with Koi Carp (shown open)
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    Decked patio area with garden furniture and gas barbecue
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    Decked patio area with garden furniture and gas barbecue
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    From his unveiling at London’s Paddington Station in summer 2015, Paddington Shaun has now ventured to pastures new to make his home at Henfield Barn
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    Henfield Barn enjoys its own pretty, landscaped gardens
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    The sauna and steam room
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    Ground floor: Entrance hallway
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    Ground floor: The kitchen diner is a space that works perfectly for groups, providing a convenient layout that allows you to be sociable and cook at the same time
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    Ground floor: There’s plenty of room to move about in the kitchen diner which is enhanced by an AGA, plus ample worktop space
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    Ground floor: The kitchen/diner has shaker-style units and an expansive oak dining table
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    Ground floor: The kitchen diner has ample worktop space, including island spaces that work well for informal eating
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    Ground floor: The sunny kitchen dining area has bifold doors which lead straight onto the new covered pool area
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    Ground floor: The country-style theme of the kitchen/diner is enhanced with an AGA
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    Ground floor: Main living room featuring a deluxe, velvet corner sofa and wood burning stove
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    Ground floor: Cosy up next to the wood burning stove in the main living room
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    Ground floor: Main living room with wide screen TV and wood burning stove
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    Ground floor: The second living room has an intimate, cosy ambience with exposed beams and brickwork and a wood burning stove
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    Ground floor: The second living room has a step up to a dining area
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    Ground floor: Oak beaming adds to the charm of the kitchen diner and state-of-the-art kitchen utensils make your catering as convenient and pleasurable as possible
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    The two sitting rooms feature wood burning stoves for cosy evenings
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    Ground floor: Conservatory games room featuring a full-size pool table
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    Ground floor: Conservatory games room featuring a full-size pool table, bean bags and doors to the garden
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    The fully equipped gym next to the conservatory games room
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    The fully equipped gym next to the conservatory games room
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    The fully equipped gym next to the conservatory games room
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    The fully equipped gym next to the conservatory games room
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    Ground floor: Bedroom 1 has a 5′ lock and link bed plus two singles and an en suite wet room
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    Ground floor: Bedroom 1 has a 5′ lock and link bed which can convert to twins, plus two singles and an en suite wet room
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    Ground floor: Bedroom 1 has a 5′ lock and link bed plus two singles and an en suite wet room
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    First floor: Master bedroom with a 6′ bed and en suite bathroom
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    First floor: Master bedroom en suite with free standing roll top bath and separate shower
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    First floor: Bedroom 3 with a 4’6″ bed, free standing oval bath and en suite wet room
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    First floor: Bedroom 3 with a 4’6″ bed, free standing oval bath and en suite wet room
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    First floor: Bedroom 4 is a double bedroom with a 4’6″ bed and a 3′ bed and an en suite wet room
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    First floor: Bedroom 4 is a double bedroom with a 4’6″ bed and a 3′ bed and an en suite wet room
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    First floor: Bedroom 4 is a double bedroom with a 4’6″ bed and a 3′ bed and an en suite wet room
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    First floor: Bedroom 5 is a twin room with an en suite wet room
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    First floor: Bedroom 5 is a twin room with an en suite wet room
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    First floor: Bedroom 6 with a 4’6″ bed and en suite wet room
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    First floor: Bedroom 6 with a 4’6″ bed and en suite wet room
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    Enjoy restaurant-style dining without leaving the property – Henfield Barn can arrange for a private chef to provide catering during your stay
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    Book a welcome hamper – Choose from a golf lover’s hamper or a ‘girls’ night in’ welcome pack
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    Weddings at Henfield – a range of additional services can be provided, such as hairdressers and beauty therapists
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    Start your culinary tour of Bristol at the bustling St Nicholas Market, where you can buy delicacies to enjoy on the go or eat in at one of the many bijou cafés
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    Bristol has an eclectic culinary culture and a thriving restaurant scene that puts great emphasis on locally sourced, ethical produce
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    Bath has a limitless array of eating options, from the very formal to the casual, as well as some excellent gastro pubs and bars
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    The modern SouthGate quarter in Bath boasts over 55 high-street stores and restaurants
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    Milsom Street shops, Bath
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    For a mix of designer shopping, homewares, cafes and restaurants head to Milsom Place, Bath
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    If outlet shopping is your thing, make a trip to Gloucester Quays, around 45 minutes from Henfield
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    Henfield Barn overlooks the 2nd green of The Kendleshire Golf Club so you could not be better situated
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    You can combine a round at Kendleshire with a trip to The Player’s Club, located 7 miles away
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    Thermae Bath Spa is Britain’s only natural thermal spa where you can bathe in naturally warm, mineral-rich waters in the open-air rooftop pool, overlooking the stunning Bath skyline
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    The Roman Baths, Bath
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    The well-preserved architecture of The Royal Crescent, Bath
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    Bristol can boast some impressive historical landmarks including Brunel’s awe-inspiring Clifton Suspension Bridge
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    Brunel’s beautifully restored steamship, the SS Great Britain in Bristol
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    Dyrham Park (8 miles), offers 270 acres of ancient parkland, gardens, a 17th century mansion and historic herd of fallow deer
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    Badminton House and Estate, home of the famous horse trials, is just a 20 minute drive away
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    The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials
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    Westonbirt is known internationally for its spectacular autumn colour display
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    The imposing Malmesbury Abbey
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    Goose Bridge, Malmesbury
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    South West Countryside
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Complete with an indoor heated pool and jacuzzi, our spectacular barn conversion has been finished to an extremely high standard, promising complete comfort in glorious Gloucestershire countryside. Sleeping 15 in six en suite bedrooms, Henfield Barn promises a relaxing, stress-free getaway for your family or friends.

Henfield Barn is a fluid, sociable space that has a warm and welcoming feel. Take advantage of the excellent Wi-Fi access and the secure gated entry which ensures total privacy.

Explore the historic cities of Bath and Bristol and enjoy the property’s whole range of leisure facilities, including an indoor heated pool & hot tub, sauna & steam room, gym, games room and barbecue hut. Check out too the luxurious add-ons to add a bit of extra sparkle to your stay, including restaurant-style dining with a private chef.

Henfield Barn enjoys the added bonus of being situated close to one of the region’s premier golf clubs – The Kendleshire – an established and well-regarded golf course just a few minutes’ walk from the property. Featuring 27 championship holes spread over 260-acres, the course has been voted a top 10 new course by ‘Golf World’. Take advantage of the special golf packages, created exclusively for guests at Henfield Barn, including special rates.

As well as enjoying the luxurious living areas, gardens and leisure facilities, there are plenty of things to do in the area.

Nearby, Dyrham Park offers 270 acres of ancient parkland, with breathtaking views, landscaped gardens, a beautiful 17th century mansion, tea room and historic herd of fallow deer.

Badminton House and Estate, home of the famous horse trials, is just a short drive away, as is the World Heritage city of Bath, with its stunning Georgian architecture and unique shops and restaurants. Bath’s attractions include year round festivals and the world-famous Thermae Bath Spa, Britain’s only natural spa where you can indulge yourself under a starlit sky.

The city of Bristol has a large number of museums featuring outstanding collections of art and archaeology, geology and natural history. Step on board the world’s first great ocean liner, Brunel’s SS Great Britain, in Bristol’s historic Harbourside.

An easy drive takes you to the pretty unspoilt village of Castle Combe, well known for its car racing track, and the quaint National Trust village of Lacock, used in the filming of the BBC serial Cranford. Malmesbury, with its 12th century Benedictine Abbey, The Cotswold Water Park, Westonbirt Arboretum and the Forest of Dean all make a lovely day out.

Henfield Barn benefits from easy access, being within convenient reach of both the M4 and M5 motorways, and just 4 miles from the nearest train station.

 

Overview

  • Up to 15 Guests
  • Six bedrooms, all of which are en suite
  • Two baths, six showers
  • Two spacious living rooms
  • Suitable for children and baby (cot and highchair available)
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Heated indoor pool
  • Heated indoor hot tub
  • Large games room with pool table
  • Sauna and steam room
  • Well equipped gym
  • Patio area with garden furniture and gas barbecue
  • Set in landscaped grounds with a barbecue hut, an open pond and raised ornamental pond with Koi Carp
  • The property’s back courtyard and gardens are enclosed
  • A chef and butler service is available by arrangement
  • A range of beauty and therapeutic treatments are available by arrangement
  • A range of additional services for special occasions such as hairdressers are available by arrangement
  • Secure gated entry
  • Welcome hamper, linen and toiletries
  • Parking for 4+ cars

Features

  • An ideal base for families and groups of friends at any time of the year.
  • An amazing barn conversion, with charming features and elegantly furnished throughout, beautifully done with great attention to detail.
  • Designed with your comfort and relaxation in mind, its fluid design and spacious proportions create a comfortable home-from-home.
  • The two sitting rooms feature stripped oak flooring throughout, roomy, “sink-in-to-them” sofas, wood-burning stoves and wide-screen TVs.
  • Music system throughout the house and garden.
  • Games room with pool table and bean bags.
  • Cosy bedrooms are all en suite and have an almost alpine lodge quality to them, with their warm, wooden panelling, tactile bed linens and full-length windows, offering unbroken views across the surrounding countryside.
  • Relax in the indoor jacuzzi, or take a dip in the indoor swimming pool, both of which are heated the whole year round.
  • The outdoor barbecue hut (Reindeer hut), supplied with sumptuous reindeer skins from sustainably managed Scandinavian reindeer herds, has a central grill and flue ringed by bench seats, enabling guests to enjoy alfresco eating, entertaining and barbecues at any time of the year.
  • Henfield Barn can provide some luxurious add-ons that add a bit of extra sparkle to your stay. You can even hire your own private cocktail bartender for your celebration.
  • Surrounded by green space – including the acclaimed Kendleshire Golf Club, a stone’s throw from the property – and enjoying its own pretty, landscaped gardens.
  • The ideal setting for Autumn and Winter breaks, a New Year gathering or Christmas morning with central heating, an AGA, wood burning stoves in both living rooms, a Jacuzzi heated all year round, in-house pampering treatments, a sauna and steam room and very comfortable beds.
  • Kendleshire Golf Club has created some exclusive packages for Henfield Barn, offering Guests to enjoy this impressive 27-hole course, as well as two other nearby courses, at very special rates.
  • The Folly pub restaurant is less than a mile (about 15 minutes’ walk).
  • Within easy reach of the culture-rich cities of Bath and Bristol as well as the pretty unspoilt villages of Lacock and Castle Coombe, Badminton House, Westonbirt Arboretum and many National Trust properties.

Property layout

  • Floor Plan
    Please click here to view our floor plans
  • Ground floor

    Entrance hallway, cloakroom, separate wc.

    Kitchen Diner: A space that works perfectly for groups, providing a convenient layout that allows you to be sociable and cook at the same time. There’s plenty of room to move about in, plus ample worktop space, including island spaces that work well for informal eating. The country-style theme is enhanced with an AGA and shaker-style units, a deep Belfast sink, and expansive oak dining table. Oak beaming adds to the charm. With state-of-the-art kitchen utensils you’ll find everything you need to make your catering as convenient and pleasurable as possible during your stay.

    There is a separate utility room off the kitchen.

    Main Living Room: Made for relaxation, featuring a deluxe, velvet corner sofa, liberally scattered with tactile throws and plush cushions and a wide screen TV. Natural sunlight streams through a bank of skylight windows while on colder days you can cosy up next to our wood burning stove, set against a wall of exposed stonework. During the summer months, open the patio doors wide and spill out into our pretty gardens, the perfect backdrop for enjoying a sundowner or two.

    Second Living Room: An intimate, cosy ambience of a traditional country property, with its exposed beams and brickwork, and roomy, Chesterfield-style leather sofas. Boasting an additional wide screen TV, desk and wood burning stove, this room is the perfect place to curl up with a book, unwind with a tipple from our honesty bar or enjoy an after-dinner coffee. There is a step up to a dining area with a table which will extend to seat 15 guests.

    Conservatory Games Room: Featuring a full-size pool table – a sort of ‘grown-up’s den’, designed with the sole aim of giving guests the perfect excuse to have a little fun, kick back and relax. There are doors to the garden.

    Bedroom 1: With a 5′ lock and link bed which can convert to twin beds, plus an additional two single beds, making an ideal family room and an en suite wet room.

  • Main House First floor

    Bedroom 2: A second staircase from ground floor rear hallway leads to the Master bedroom with a 6′ bed and an en suite bathroom with free standing roll top bath and separate shower.

    Bedroom 3: Double bedroom with 4’6″ bed, free standing oval bath and an en suite wet room.

    Bedroom 4: Double bedroom with a 4’6″ bed and a 3′ bed, and an en suite wet room.

    Bedroom 5: Twin bedroom with 2 x 3′ beds and en suite wet room.

    Bedroom 6: Double bedroom with 4’6″ bed and en suite wet room.

Equipment

  • Oil-fired central heating , wood burning stoves in both living rooms
  • Six oven Aga (part oil/part electric), microwave, American fridge freezer, second large fridge, dishwasher
  • Washing machine, tumble dryer in utility room
  • Sky multiroom, full package, large flat screen TV in each living room
  • WiFi internet access*
  • Telephone (for incoming calls only)
  • One travel cot (without linen) and one highchair available
  • Indoor heated 6 seater jacuzzi
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Barbecue hut (Reindeer hut) with a central grill and flue ringed by bench seats
  • Driveway with parking for 4+ cars

Luxuries

  • Please click here for details on the extras we offer.
  • Henfield’s exclusive 8-seater Mercedes can deliver guests to the centre of Bath in style and comfort.
  • Enjoy restaurant-style dining without leaving the property – Henfield Barn can arrange for a private chef to provide catering during your stay.
  • If you are spending the days running up to your wedding at Henfield Barn, or are hiring the property for some of your wedding guests, a range of additional services can be provided, such as hairdressers and beauty therapists.

 

”Many thanks for the excellent service provided in booking Henfield Barn. Your helpfulness, online and on the phone was great and I received all the information I needed very easily. If I was looking for similar facilities in the future I would definitely come to you and have already recommended you to others.
Henfield Barn was fantastic providing everything we needed to make my 70th birthday celebrations just perfect.
Thank you for your help.”
V Marsh – 14/11/15
”Don’t want to leave. We will be back to Henfield – what an amazing place and service. The barn is beautiful and perfect for our stay. All the added touches were lovely and everyone wishes we could stay longer.”
Randell party – 20/07/15
”What a lovely weekend – fantastic barn – beautifully decorated and very well appointed. Children never came out of the pool. Oldies in the steam and sauna. Thank you so much.”
Robey families – 05/07/15
”Fantastic week, beautiful house and gardens and will return.”
Walker family – 03/07/15
”Amazing location. Came here to celebrate my wonderful husbands 50th birthday. Ate plenty, drank plenty and laughed a lot. Thank you.”
Parris/Prantl/Staples families – 01/06/15
”Thank you for a wonderful stay, we enjoyed relaxing in the pool and also loved the trampoline.”
Berridge & Williams families – 29/05/15
”There are no words to express how wonderful our time in this amazing place has been. Our wedding was magical and there is nothing more we could have done to mark our stay. Memorable. Thank you.”
Wassell Wedding – 15/05/15
”Amazing stay. The house was perfect for just what we wanted. Thanks for the papers. Hopefully we will be back.”
Jen & Heri – 08/05/15
”An amazing place. Fantastic weekend. A great escape from the real world will definitely be recommending Henfield to others and cannot wait to come back. Thank you.”
Claire & Co – 24/04/15
”Just brilliant! The only thing that could have made it better would be to have stayed longer! Lovely family break. Kids loved being in the pool, and the adults have completely relaxed.”
Parsons & Norfolks – 17/04/15
”We had a brilliant enjoyable time. Thank you so much.”
Harder & Co – 29/03/15
”We have enjoyed a wonderful week in this amazing house. Everything about it was perfect!”
Josephine and Martyn
”A fabulous place for both children and adults! The house is amazing. Thank you so much!”
Vicky and Tim
”Thank you so much for an incredible weekend, it was everything we could have wished for and more – can’t wait to book again!”
Anna and Chris
”Great time!! Lovely house, especially gardens. Thank you so much.”
Robert and Julie
”Best birthday ever! Thanks for everything xx”
Cassie

 

IN-HOUSE CATERING

TYRONE POWER

With over a decade of experience as a personal and private chef around the world, Tyrone is able to offer a professional and discreet service. His passion and ability to be able to tap into the best local produce and use his contacts all over the world means that he can create a menu truly unique to the situation at very short notice and with the minimum of fuss. Should you wish to book Tyrone please go to his website for further information. Tyrone does not provide a set menu but charges a day rate plus the cost of food to create a menu that best suits your own individual requirements. This means that prices will vary so please contact him directly for a quote. If you would like catering, please give as much notice as possible so we can ensure the caterers are available for the dates you require.

Contact Details:
Email: info@tyronepower-personalchef.com
Phone: 07920 066075
Website: www.tyronepower-personalchef.com

THYME CHEF

Contact Details:
Phone: 07584 053146
Website: www.thymechef.co.uk

JOSH EGGLETON

Eggleton’s career started at his local chippie when he was 15. After becoming a Gordon Ramsay Scholar in 2003 (which allowed him to take in the culinary cultures of Sicily, America and France), he turned down jobs with the likes of Ramsay, Angela Hartnett and Marcus Wareing to return to Chew Magna near Bristol and transform The Pony & Trap’s kitchen into what it is today.

He acquired The Pony’s freehold in 2009 and unsurprisingly – since Eggleton won Somerset’s only gastropub Michelin star – business is better than ever. The restaurant ticks along smoothly, with Josh’s sister, Holly, taking care of front of house duties.

The Pony & Trap is unique in that Eggleton likes to make sure his customers know where all his main ingredients come from. Eggleton has outlined his commitment to artisanship; bucking the trend for all things molecular by going back to making as much as he can in-house. As for the food itself, as Caterer Search observes, “The menu seems simple but there is a great deal of effort involved in each dish”.

Speaking to This is Bristol, Eggleton said, “One Michelin inspector said that to get a star even the steak and chips has to be the best steak and chips, so we use the best beef, we triple-cook the chips and we slow-roast the tomatoes.”

No wonder The Michelin Guide said Eggleton ‘shows a real understanding of ingredients and flavours’. His recipes are both simple and highly playful – his Pimms jelly is served with a cucumber sorbet while scallops wrapped in bacon, a dish he has titled “scallop pops”, come served on cocktail sticks.

Eggleton made his debut on Great British Menu in 2014, competing against Emily Watkins and Dominic Chapman in the South West heats.

AWARDS
AA culinary accolade – Restaurant of the Year 2010
The AA culinary accolade – 2 rosettes
The Michelin Guide – One Michelin star
National Pub Awards – Chef of the Year

Contact Details:
Email: info@theponyandtrap.co.uk
Phone: 01275 332 627
Website: www.theponyandtrap.co.uk

JONATHON BUTLER – Private Chef and Caterer

A multi-award winning professional chef with over 25 years experience as both a chef and restaurateur. Make your holiday more memorable and relaxing by engaging Jonathan to provide your party with the highest quality restaurant experience. He is able to provide everything from simply breakfast to lunch, dinner, canapés or Barbecue. Using only the finest local ingredients and creating bespoke menu’s for your stay. He draws on his experience in some of the UK’s best restaurants and time in the Caribbean.

Interactive cookery classes and workshops can also be catered for – please contact for details.

Below are some examples of what is on offer:

One off Lunch or Dinner for 12 people – from £25 per person
A private chef would create and agree with the client a menu. They would prepare, cook and clean down the kitchen, the chef purchases all required ingredients and is included in the price. Staff could be provided to serve the meal (at extra cost).

Half Board for 12 people – from £30 per person per day
A private chef would create and agree menus for 2 meals per day, either breakfast & lunch, breakfast & dinner or lunch & dinner. They would prepare, cook and clean down the kitchen, the chef purchases all required ingredients and is included in the price. Staff could be provided to serve the meal (at extra cost).

Full Board for 12 People – from £40 per person per day
A private chef would create and agree menus for 3 meals a day, could also include afternoon tea’s, cakes etc.
They would prepare, cook and clean down the kitchen, the chef purchases all required ingredients and is included in the price. Staff could be provided to serve the meal (at extra cost).

Contact details:
www.outsaucedconsultancy.co.uk
jon@outsaucedconsultancy.co.uk

ENTERTAINMENT

PRIVATE COCKTAIL BARTENDER

Hire your own private cocktail bartender for your celebration.

There are 3 options available:
Personal Cocktail Bartender – A personal bartender to come to your home and make cocktails for you and your guests
Personal Cocktail Bartender and a Butler in the Buff
Cocktail Clinic – A personal fun training session to teach you about cocktails and how to make them.

Contact Details

Email: info@thebartender.co.uk
Website: www.thebartender.co.uk/
Phone: 0117 941 5825

BUTLERS IN THE BUFF

Charming, innocent and just a little cheeky!

Experts in etiquette, “Butlers in the Buff” will transform any party or event – whether it’s a corporate event, a birthday celebration, hen night or just a girl’s night in – into a truly memorable evening.

Operating nationally, they have a range of Butlers on offer. So wherever the event, you will be provided with the perfect butler! And if you would prefer them to wear something other than their pinny, the Butlers can tailor their outfit to match the party’s theme. How about a topless Butler in trousers, or even a kilt?!

So, let our lovely butlers take the stress out of entertaining, sit back and enjoy the view while your butler tops up your drinks and waits your guests hand and foot.

Butlers in the Buff provide a premium, highly professional, bespoke service that is at once truly decadent and truly sophisticated.

SHOPPING

Discover the quaint villages, peaceful countryside and traditional pubs that characterise the surrounding region or take a drive a little further afield to picturesque Cotswold villages and bustling market towns.

Experience the unique ambience of Bristol, where you’ll find a rich cultural landscape that takes in everything from Banksy’s world-famous street art to the industrial heritage of Brunel, eclectic shopping to Georgian architecture.

BATH

Bath is a shopper’s paradise, whether you’re into designer fashion, high street brands or antiques. The modern
SouthGate quarter boasts over 55 high-street stores and restaurants, including big names such as Apple Store, Superdry, Kurt Geiger and Topshop. For a mix of designer shopping, homewares, cafes and restaurants head to Milsom Place where you’ll find retailers including Cath Kidston and Ted Baker, plus a bustling Jamie’s Italian. For something totally different try the atmospheric The Corridor, a covered colonnade packed with quirky independent shops selling everything from homemade fudge to designer jeans.

But there’s much more to Bath – a stroll along any of its side streets and lanes will reveal some lovely artisan producers, handmade jewellery shops, and interesting antique showrooms, packed with unusual, quirky pieces.

BRISTOL

For a comprehensive range of big name brands look no further than Cabot Circus, located in the Broadmead district of Bristol. Flagship stores include House of Fraser, Zara and Urban Outfitters, alongside smaller retailers, a deluxe cinema and a host of cafes and restaurants. Quaker’s Friars is home to some of the most luxurious shopping in the city, including Harvey Nichols (and 5th Floor Restaurant), Reiss, French Connection and The White Company. There’s also an outpost of the acclaimed London bookshop Foyles.

For a more unique shopping experience head over to the Georgian suburb of Clifton Village, where you can browse unusual independents, upmarket boutiques and stop for a coffee and cake at some of the city’s prettiest cafes – try the Primrose Café or the Arch House Deli & Café.

A 20 minute drive will take you to The Mall at Cribbs Causeway featuring big name retailers such as John Lewis and M&S, Apple and Molton Brown, as well as leisure facilities such as a 12-screen Vue Cinema and Hollywood Bowl.

FURTHER AFIELD

If outlet shopping is your thing, make a trip to Gloucester Quays, around 45 minutes from Henfield. This expansive development is the perfect place to track down a bargain or two and features stores including LK Bennett, Calvin Klein, The White Company, Le Creuset and Nike, as well as eating options such as Costa Coffee and Pizza Express.

For more outlets, you can visit Swindon Designer Outlet, just 40 minutes away. You’ll find over 90 leading brands such as Kurt Geiger, Hugo Boss and Levis. You’ll even be able to indulge your sweet tooth with chocolatiers like Cadbury, Lindt and Thornton’s.

EATING & DRINKING

LOCALLY

Botteginos

Botteginos has developed a fine reputation for the very best in Italian dining – from the satisfying snack, important business lunch, special evening dinner to private party. They have always insisted on the highest standards using only the freshest ingredients and herbs. Their authentic pastas are especially imported from Italy and our top quality meat, chicken and fish are all cooked using our own traditional recipes, guaranteed to produce the fullest flavours with the taste of Italian home cooked food. Just like our Mama still makes!

Contact details:
Website: www.botteginos.uk.com
Phone: 0117 9573722

Tamarind Indian Restaurant

This fabulous restaurant is one of its kind offering 96 seats in superior surroundings. The restaurant specialises in all types of Indian cuisine. Some of the dishes are unique to the Tamarind only and lots of customers ask to take the secret recipes home as they are so delicious.

Contact details:
Website: www.tamarind-bristol.co.uk/
Phone: 0117 9573030

The Swan Inn at Nibley

The Swan Inn embrace the principle of good food in relaxed surroundings and have always endeavoured to use the freshest and best of ingredients and buy locally wherever possible. Whilst their Evening Menu is fantastic, the Specials Board is where their chefs get all creative so we would definitely recommend you have a look at the specials before ordering!

If you are looking for a quick, satisfying lunchtime meal, try one of their ciabatta rolls. For those with a bit more time and a bigger appetite, their New Fixed Price Lunch Menu represents superb value for money and offers some of our best dishes at superb prices. Or you may just want to enjoy a glass of wine or local ale on one of their bar stools and enjoy the friendly, welcoming bar atmosphere. Children are more than welcome at The Swan – they have plenty of high-chairs and of course a special menu for the little ones too!

Contact details:
Website: www.theswanatnibley.co.uk/
Phone: 01454 312290

The Folly

Just six miles from Bristol City Centre, this charming countryside pub is a welcome respite from the busy city. The Folly is the perfect place to come and experience a tranquil afternoon, sitting on the heated patio listening to the Folly Brook running alongside. Top this off with home cooked pub food, choosing from traditional to more continental meals and a wide range of specials. The Folly is the perfect way relax and escape the hustle and bustle.

Contact details:
Website: www.follypub.co.uk/
Phone: 01179573961

The Leap Pub

Phone: 0117 9561666

The Golden Heart

Simply put, The Golden Heart in Winterbourne Down is a fabulous village pub and restaurant serving up tasty, top-notch food alongside an eclectic range of wines and cask ales in cosy, stylish surroundings.

Contact details:
Website: www.thegoldenheartwinterbourne.co.uk/
Phone: 01454774392

BATH

Bath has a limitless array of eating options, from the very formal to the casual, as well as some excellent gastro pubs and bars. The locally brewed Bath Ales can be sampled at pubs across the city, while there are a number of critically acclaimed restaurants to try, too, from the Michelin starred The Bath Priory to nationally renowned vegetarian restaurant Demuths. There are also plenty of well-known chain restaurants to choose from, as well as quaint tea shops and speciality stores – don’t miss a trip to The Real Italian Ice Cream Company for the best ice cream this side of Rome, or sample an authentic Bath bun at Sally Lunn’s world-famous tea shop.

BRISTOL

Bristol has an eclectic culinary culture and a thriving restaurant scene that puts great emphasis on locally sourced, ethical produce. Start your culinary tour of Bristol at the bustling St Nicholas Market, where you can buy delicacies to enjoy on the go or eat in at one of the many bijou cafés. Then, take a wander towards the docks, where you’ll find some of Bristol’s best contemporary dining rooms, such as Riverstation and Bordeaux Quay.

Clifton Village is another foodie hot-spot where you’ll find a wide choice of intimate, independent restaurants, such as Fishers fish restaurant and modern Italian Prosecco, an elegant dining room serving contemporary-style Italian dishes.

If you want to experience some of the most cutting-edge cooking the city has to offer, make a trip to Westbury-on-Trym, just a few miles from the city centre. Here you can sample inventive gastronomy at Casamia, a Michelin star restaurant inspired by the haute cuisine of chefs such as Heston Blumenthal and Ferran Adria.

After-dark drinking haunts range from the cluster of cosy pubs around Cotham and Clifton to sophisticated cocktail lounges and members’ clubs –try Goldbrick House for the city’s most imaginative cocktail lists.

GOLF

Henfield Barn overlooks the 2nd green of The Kendleshire Golf Club so you could not be better situated. Kendleshire’s greens have water on many of the holes, offering an added challenge for golf buffs. The number of holes at the Kendleshire allows you to play three different courses – combined that makes no less that 54 holes!

Of course, no trip to the golf club is complete without a stop at the club house and Kendleshire’s has all the comforts you’d expect from a top club, plus a sunny terrace overlooking the 18th green.

In addition to the Kendleshire-only package, you can see what other local courses have to offer. You can combine a round at Kendleshire with a trip to The Player’s Club, located 7 miles away, or Cumberwell Park, situated just outside Bath.

The expert team at Kendleshire have picked these venues not just for their proximity to Henfield Barn, but for their exceptional quality and warm welcome. They will be delighted to help you with any aspect of your golfing arrangements during your stay at Henfield, and can help you create your very own bespoke golfing package at alternative venues if you prefer.

PAMPERING

IN-HOUSE PAMPERING

For the ultimate in relaxation we can arrange for beauty therapists to create an in-house spa experience for you at Henfield Barn, the perfect treat for your hen party or girls’ weekend. Indulge yourself with a choice of relaxing body and beauty treatments without leaving the comfort of our warm and cosy barn – what could be nicer than having a treatment before curling up on our comfy sofa for an afternoon nap?

Or combine a treatment with a dip in our re-invigorating Jacuzzi… Pure heaven!

PAMPERING IN BATH

Don’t miss the opportunity to indulge yourself at one of the UK’s most breath-taking spas, Thermae Bath Spa. It’s Britain’s only natural thermal spa where you can bathe in naturally warm, mineral-rich waters in the open-air rooftop pool, overlooking the stunning Bath skyline. A wide range of massage, facial and body treatments are also available.

HISTORY & CULTURE

With the culture-rich cities of Bath and Bristol on your doorstep there’s plenty to explore on excursions from Henfield Barn.

BATH

The Roman Baths and the well-preserved architecture of The Royal Crescent are obvious attractions, or you could take in some top-class theatre at the city’s Theatre Royal. Komedia, meanwhile, is an award-winning venue hosting comedy, cabaret and music nights.

The American Museum at nearby Claverton Manor makes for an interesting visit, or you could hire a bike and explore the gorgeous scenery along the Kennet and Avon Canal towpath.

BRISTOL

Bristol can boast some impressive historical landmarks, too, in the shape Brunel’s awe-inspiring Clifton Suspension Bridge and his beautifully restored steamship, the SS Great Britain.

For contemporary art don’t miss the achingly hip Arnolfini, while just across the river you’ll find the Watershed, one of the city’s major cultural hotspots where you can catch indie and art-house films, see an exhibition or grab a drink overlooking the docks.

The city’s major theatres and concert halls include the Bristol Old Vic, the Colston Hall and the Tobacco Factory, while more mainstream touring productions are on offer at the Bristol Hippodrome.

OTHER ATTRACTIONS

Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (7 miles). Steam trains run right to the edge of the scenic Avon Valley, providing spectacular views. Special events are arranged throughout the year – please check their website for details.

Dyrham Park (8 miles), owned by the National Trust, offers 270 acres of ancient parkland, with breathtaking views, landscaped gardens, a beautiful 17th century mansion, tea room and historic herd of fallow deer.

Avon Valley Adventure & Wildlife Park, Keynsham, Bristol (9.8 miles). The park covers 50 acres of beautiful countryside adjoining the River Avon providing country walks, a boating lake, play areas for children, a small petting zoo and a miniature railway.

The Wild Place Project, Blackhorse Hill, South Gloucestershire (10.3 miles). A wildlife park with animals from Madagascar, east Africa and the Congo on the outskirts of Bristol. The Wild Place Project is the first stage in the creation of a much bigger wildlife conservation park. An extension to Bristol Zoo, visitors will see much larger animals than those which can be housed at the small city zoo.

Badminton House and Estate (11 miles), home of the famous horse trials, is just a 20 minute drive away.

Castle Combe (13 miles), called ‘The Prettiest Village in England’ and well known for its car racing track, and the quaint National Trust village of Lacock (22 miles) famous for its picturesque streets, historic buildings, Abbey and Museum and more recently as a TV and film location.

Westonbirt Arboretum (17 miles), managed by the Forestry Commission, is one of the finest collections of temperate trees and shrubs in the world. The 600 acre arboretum is home to 3,000 different species of trees and around 15,000 individual specimens. Westonbirt is known internationally for its spectacular autumn colour display, but offers an unforgettable day out all year round. There are 17 miles of paths throughout the arboretum and dozens of leafy glades with levels of accessibility to suit a range of visitors and you can fire your children’s imaginations with an adventure into the trees along the play trail.

Malmesbury, (19 miles) is rightly called the “Queen of Hilltop Towns” being England’s oldest borough with a rich history over 1000 years. Set on a hill, circled by the River Avon, the skyline is dominated by the imposing Norman Abbey. The historical sites of the town, the fine 15th century Market Cross, the Old Courtroom and Almshouses, narrow medieval streets, quaint alleyways and the riverwalk can easily be discovered on foot. Internationally renowned, Abbey House Gardens offer a romantic and unique oasis in the centre of town. Many of the town’s restaurants and shops serve succulent, locally produced produce in atmospheric surroundings. Unusual, independent retail outlets offer plenty of shopping opportunities.

Chavenage House (20 miles) is an Elizabethan house containing furniture, pictures and relics of Cromwellian period, amid the tranquil Cotswolds. There are spacious gardens with unspoilt views and tours are conducted by owner or his family. Featured in BBC2’s Curious House Guest and as Candleford Manor in the costume drama Larkrise to Candleford, amongst many others, it is a hidden gem of the Cotswolds.

The Cotswold Water Park (31.5 miles). With more than 150 lakes spread over forty square miles, there is something for everyone – from angling to archery, watersports to walking, birdwatching to biking, to name just a few things.

EVENTS

JANUARY

Sherry & Mince Pie Specials at Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (7 miles).
Bristol’s Winter Wonderland at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway (6.8 miles).
Bath on ice, Royal Victoria Park, Bath (14 miles).

MARCH

Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival, Bristol (9 miles).

APRIL

Bath Comedy Festival, Bath (14 miles).
Enchanted Easter, Wild Place Project, Blackhorse Hill, South Gloucestershire (10.3 miles).
Easter family fun, Bristol Zoo (9 miles).
Noah’s Easter Egg Hunt, Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, Wraxhall (15.6 miles).
Bristol Folk Festival, Bristol (9 miles).

MAY

Tetbury Wacky Races, Tetbury (20 miles).
3-7 Badminton Horse Trials, Badminton (11 miles).
Paddington Family Fun Weekend, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (7 miles).
Nailsworth Festival, Nailsworth (20 miles).
19-28 The Bath Festival, Bath (14 miles).
20-21 VegFest UK, Bristol (9 miles).
26-31 Bath Fringe Festival, Bath (14 miles).
26-29 Chippenham Folk Festival, Chippenham (21 miles).
29 Tetbury Woolsack Races, Tetbury (20 miles).
31 The Royal Bath & West Show, The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset (28.5 miles).

JUNE

1-11 Bath Fringe Festival, Bath (14 miles).
1-3 The Royal Bath & West Show, The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset (28.5 miles).
2-4 Let’s Rock Bristol!, Ashton Court Estate, Bristol (11 miles).
Bristol’s Big Green Week, Bristol (9 miles).

JULY

Bristol Shakespeare Festival, Bristol (9 miles).
Bristol Harbour Festival, Bristol (9 miles).
27-30 WOMAD, Charlton Park, Malmesbury (24 miles).

AUGUST

4-6 Festival of British Eventing, Gatcombe Park (23 miles).
5-6 South Gloucestershire Show, The Windmill Fisheries Showground, Westerleigh Road, BS37 8QZ (1 mile).
10-13 Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, Ashton Court Estate, Bristol (11 miles).
12-20 Bath Folk Festival, Abbey Chambers, Abbey Churchyard, Bath (14 miles).
12-13 Tortworth Vintage Rally, Showground off the B4509, Wickwar, GL12 8LF (10 miles).
Bristol International Kite Festival, Durdham Downs, Stoke Road, Bristol BS9 1FG (9 miles).

SEPTEMBER

8-17 The Jane Austen Festival, Bath (14 miles).
28-30 Tetbury Music Festival, Tetbury (20 miles).
30 Bath Children’s Literature Festival, Bath (14 miles).
Malmesbury Carnival, Malmesbury (21 miles).

OCTOBER

1 Tetbury Music Festival, Tetbury (20 miles).
Bath Children’s Literature Festival, Bath (14 miles).
Annual Open Exhibition at RWA, Royal West of England Academy of Art, Queen’s Road, Clifton, Bristol (9 miles).
Great Bath Feast, Bath (14 miles).
Circus City Festival, Bristol (9 miles). A biennial contemporary circus festival across Bristol.
End of Season Gala, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (7 miles).
Halloween at Avon Valley Country Park, Keynsham, Bristol (9.8 miles).
Spooky Half Term Train Rides, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (7 miles).
Halloween Festival at Wild Place Project, Blackhorse Hill, South Gloucestershire (10.3 miles).

NOVEMBER

Annual Open Exhibition at RWA, Royal West of England Academy of Art, Queen’s Road, Clifton, Bristol (20 miles).
Bath Film Festival, Bath (9 miles).
Bath Rotary Club Fireworks Display, Bath (14 miles).
Bristol’s Winter Wonderland at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway (6.8 miles).
Novemberfest Beer Festival, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (7 miles).
Bath MozartFest, Bath (14 miles).
Bristol German Christmas Market, Broadmead, Bristol (9 miles).20 Bath Artisan Christmas Market, Green Park station, Bath (14 miles).
Gloucester Quays Victorian Christmas Market, Gloucester Quays (33 miles).
Bath on ice, Royal Victoria Park, Bath (14 miles).
Bath Christmas Market, Bath (14 miles).
Santa Specials, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (7 miles).
Enchanted Christmas at Westonbirt (Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings), Westonbirt Arboretum (17 miles).
Made in Bristol Gift Fair, Colston Hall, Bristol (9 miles).

DECEMBER

Enchanted Christmas at Westonbirt (Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings), Westonbirt Arboretum (17 miles).
Bath Christmas Market, Bath (14 miles).
Bath on ice, Royal Victoria Park, Bath (14 miles).
Bristol German Christmas Market, Broadmead, Bristol (9 miles).
Made in Bristol Gift Fair, Colston Hall, Bristol (9 miles).
Santa Specials, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (7 miles). Selected dates.
Bristol’s Winter Wonderland at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway (6.8 miles).
Bath Artisan Christmas Market, Green Park station, Bath (14 miles).
Sherry & Mince Pie Specials at Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (7 miles).

 

 

Visitors’ Notes

Things you need to know about Henfield Barn if you’re thinking of booking a holiday there:

  • Smoking is not allowed inside any of our properties
  • Sorry, no pets are allowed at this property
  • This is an old, Grade II listed property and has many character features, including low beams, which could pose difficulty to guests with limited mobility
  • Minimum stay 3 nights Friday to Sunday, 4 nights Monday to Thursday and 7 nights Friday to Thursday
  • Minimum stay 7 nights during Christmas and New Year
  • A £500 security deposit is required on arrival at the property

*Internet access is offered at this property for recreational purposes only and is not meant for business use. Speed/service may vary depending on the package obtained by the owner which is provided to guests free of charge. Should guests experience difficulties or loss of use, neither the owner nor the agent will be held responsible.