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The Granary

(Ref. 925804)

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Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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38 Customer Reviews

  • "A lovely peaceful location Would definitely stay there again"

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Apr 2024

  • "I had an amazing stay at the granary!"

    The hosts were lovely and so attentive. Will definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by Yasmin5.0Feb 2024

  • "Thank you for a lovely, albeit brief stay, and for the warmth of your welcome."

    We would love to come back sometime im the summer months.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Dec 2023

  • "We booked The Granary barn conversion in October because it was all on one level and dog friendly for our pooch."

    The property is lovely - spacious, comfortable and clean. It was tastefully kitted out, with ceramic floors throughout, ample crockery and kitchen equipment, and quality linens. Handy parking next to front door. It is a quiet rural area with everything you might need for a very restful holiday. We enjoyed visiting historic Lincoln Cathedral, shopping in Newark and Retford and magical Sherwood Forest. Sue was a delightful and welcoming hostess. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Virginia5.0Oct 2023

  • "Brilliant well decorated friendly owner."

    A good base for exploring the local amenities.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Aug 2023

  • "Nice apartment in a nice courtyard."

    Near to several towns to visit. Local pub a short walk away serving good beer and lovely food. Apartment contains everything you need . Owner very welcoming and extremely friendly with plenty of good advice as to where to go. Good comms from owner as well. Would highly recommend this place

    Reviewed by William4.4Aug 2023

  • "Lovely central location for the Peak District, Lincolnshire Wolds and South Yorkshire."

    The owner was very nice and made us feel very comfortable. We would definitely stay again if we had the opportunity.

    Reviewed by Claire-louise5.0Jul 2023

  • "Excellent holiday, beautiful location, fantastic property clean and tidy, 5 stars."

    The owner was friendly, helpful and cheerful. A big thank you

    Reviewed by Terence Ronald5.0May 2023

  • "The Granary is so peaceful and a relaxing place to stay,"

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Mar 2023

  • "Owners very helpful and welcoming."

    The cottage was comfort and clean. Good amount of kitchen equipment, lovely views from the property and quiet country lanes to go for a walk. The cottage was lovely and warm, as when we stayed the weather was very frosty and cold. Visited Lincoln Cathedral which was lovely but very cold inside.

    Reviewed by Sheila5.0Jan 2023

  • "We had a lovely time."

    Great spot for a couple, good location for exploring a new area for us. One minor piece of feedback is that in the short summer nights the bedroom got really bright in the early morning which made sleep hard. Blinds or curtains that were better at blocking the light would be good.

    Reviewed by Edward4.7Jul 2022

  • "Our fourth stay here."

    As always a perfect holiday, with restful scenery every day you wake up.

    Reviewed by Stephanie5.0Jul 2022

  • "Simply fabulous, can't wait to return."

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Jun 2022

  • "Host very welcoming and helpful."

    Excellent property. Really enjoyed our stay

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jul 2021

  • "The owners were very welcoming and helpful."

    We had a lovely week and really enjoyed the area.

    Reviewed by Paul3.8Jul 2021

  • "We had a really nice time and the owners were really friendly and helpful we had ..."

    We had a really nice time and the owners were really friendly and helpful we had a great time in the area and the cottage was ideally situated for all we need and out of the way For the lovely please and quite is pub was great to nice and near

    Reviewed by Kevin4.7May 2021

  • "The Granary is in a beautiful countryside setting yet close to main routes for visiting surrounding areas."

    It is set in a quintessential English village with a great village pub, which we highly recommend. The accommodation is very clean, comfortable & beautifully presented with everything you could want or need. The owners are on hand & very helpful to answer any questions you may have. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this lovely apartment for a get away from it all break, and we look forward to another visit in the future.

    Reviewed by Annette5.0May 2021

  • "Absolutely amazing place with plenty of walks to explore in the area, I'd recommend this place to anyone."

    Definitely a place we will be going back to.

    Reviewed by Robert4.4Oct 2020

  • "We had a wonderful holiday."

    The owners could not have been more helpful and friendly. The cottage has every luxury you could wish for and it was a delight to be there for a whole week.

    Reviewed by Stephanie5.0Sep 2020

  • "We needed to get away for needed rest."

    This place was just what we needed. The owners were friendly and available for help when needed.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Aug 2020

  • "Set in a lovely peaceful location."

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Aug 2020

  • "The cottage is well equipped, with a good size kitchen, nice shower and a comfortable bed."

    It has some stylish touches and is in a quiet location, with an outside seating area. Lincoln and Newark are a short drive away. Sarah and Sue did everything to make us feel at home. We really enjoyed ourselves.

    Reviewed by Jolanta4.4Aug 2020

  • "I travel fairly extensively through the UK and I tend to rent apartments or cottages rather than use hotels."

    The cottage was very tidy and clean, unfortunately the owner may need get up to speed with modern times the TV was very small, was not smart, if they're not going to supply Netflix or something similar at least a smart TV Also its probably the 1st time I've been charged to use a washing machine.

    Thank you for your feedback. Since your stay the owner has replaced the TV with a larger smart TV. Kind regards. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul3.1Nov 2019

  • "Lovely ground floor apartment set on farmland, friendly welcoming hosts."


    Reviewed by Mark5.0Oct 2019

  • "This is one of the best holiday rentals we have ever had in our numerous years of using such properties."

    The quality of the furnishing,the comfort of the bed,cleanliness and a decent shower room ticked all the boxes plus a friendly welcome.

    Reviewed by Pearl5.0Sep 2019

  • "Sarah and Sue were the perfect hosts living next door in the farm house adjacent to The Granary."

    It is an idyllic location in the countryside with plenty of local attractions and quaint villages and towns to visit. Clumber Park is a mere 20 min drive away, Half an hour sees you in Sherwood Forest! The Granary facilities are of great quality and numerous. The farm animals (pets!) are friendly and fun , giving you a warm welcome when they see you by the gates . My wife and I had a great stay here and will definitely be staying here again!

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jun 2019

  • "Very pleased with our accommodation- location was ideal and the granary had all we needed to make our short stay there perfect ."

    Our hosts couldn’t have been more helpful and although we were on a working farm there was absolutely no noise and was very quiet. Would recommend this property highly

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Jan 2019

  • "We have never felt so relaxed on a weekend break before, Everything was spotlessly clean, comfy bed nice hot powerful shower."

    Sue and Sarah were the perfect hosts, Sue waited for us to arrive even though it was late, Sarah offered to pick us up from a wedding we had, they both went above and beyond to help us wherever it was needed. We will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Jade5.0Dec 2018

  • "As comfortable and stylish as the pictures portrayed."

    What you can't show on line is the friendliness of the hosts, Susan and Sarah. They were wonderful and made my stay really memorable.

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Oct 2018

  • "Lovely family very friendly but not intrusive"

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Sep 2018

  • "Susan and Sarah were extremely helpful and provided us with everything we needed."

    The location is well placed to enable us to explore the Lincolnshire countryside. As members of the National Trust we had lots of places to visit. Newark was a lovely town to visit and even the weather didn't dampen our spirits. One thing visitors need to do which is to find out the costs of entry to some attractions as some can be expensive for 2 adults like Lincoln Castle. Not good value for money at £13.50 pp. plus parking.

    Reviewed by Leslie5.0Mar 2018

  • "Fabulous place to stay."

    Lovely rural location, excellent hosts and modern, high standard facilities.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Mar 2018

  • "I was snowed in for four days; although this was frustrating, the cottage remained cosy and warm and I was very comfortable there."

    Reviewed by Helen4.1Feb 2018

  • "Owners very welcoming."

    Quiet and peaceful with lovely views but close to village and main rioutes for easy access.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Aug 2017

  • "What a warm welcome!"

    Very friendly owners, a very clean and comfortable cottage. We loved the home baked cakes and fresh flowers on the table, a very interesting area with great houses and lovely towns.

    Reviewed by Jan5.0Jul 2017

  • "The owners Sue and her family made us very welcome and made our stay really enjoyable."

    There little dog Teasle is a joy and greeted us with a lovely lot of tail wagging and kisses. Will recommend this cottage toy colleagues.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Jun 2017

  • "The accomodation exeeded all expectations."

    The owners were very friendly and helpfull, realy wonderfull people. They gave us a warm welcome and a more than pleasant stay. I certainly recomment this location. We're looking foreward to our next visit. Suzan, Sarah, Roger and Teazle thanks again for a wonderfull time. Jeanne & Wim

    Reviewed by Wim5.0Sep 2016

  • "Quiet, relaxing venue."

    Helpful, friendly owners. Excellent location for visits out. Good local pub.

    Reviewed by Patricia4.8Aug 2016

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  • All ground floor
  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Shared annexe/utility.
  • Air source underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, shared use of washing machine in annexe, Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Shared lawned garden with orchard, yard and furniture
  • One small dog allowed
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pub 5 mins walk.

The property

This delightful cottage was originally the grain store for this working livestock and arable farm, but has now been lovingly transformed into a cosy rural retreat, nestled on the edge of the village of Askham.

This lovely ground floor apartment has underfloor heating throughout, making it warm and cosy no matter what time of year you visit.

The open plan living area has every comfort on hand with a kitchen, dining area and a sitting area, from which you can enjoy a timeless view of the orchard.

The Granary is surrounded by pleasant country lanes, perfect for a relaxing walk or bike ride in these beautiful surroundings.

The village inn serves locally produced food and real ales, which is just the ticket for ending a perfect day.

This fantastic apartment is perfectly placed for exploring every taste from countryside to city.

Historic Lincoln offers a vibrant and contemporary day out with plenty of things to keep everyone busy.

There is plenty of history on offer with its medieval cathedral and a copy of the Magna Carta housed at the castle.

Why not walk the castle walls and take in the views across the city?

The National Nature Reserve of Sherwood Forest is a short drive away and was once part of a royal hunting forest.

The area now covers 450 acres with plenty of walking and cycling routes, and includes some ancient trees, some of which are over 500 years old.

The Granary offers a perfect retreat for that special break, whatever time of year.

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About the location


Markham Moor 1.6 miles; Retford 5.5 miles; Newark 15 miles; Lincoln 17 miles.

Askham is a small rural Nottinghamshire village just off the A57 and close to the A1. The village has a pub. Sherwood Forest is just 11 miles away, with the Robin Hood visitors centre providing wonderful woodland walks including to the renowned Major Oak tree, with picnic areas also available. The National Trust's Clumber Park has 3,800 acres of spectacular scenery where you can walk or cycle, gardens, and a lake with 200 species of birds. The Wetlands Waterfowl Reserve is seven miles away with 32 acres of fishing lakes and woodland, along with an exotic birds sanctuary and animals. The area offers galleries and museums, while the Roman city of Lincoln, 17 miles away, has a cathedral and castle, and historic Newark, 15 miles away, has two castles, frequent antiques fairs, a fine Georgian market square and a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas