Sarah has a self-contained, self-catering, cottage at her smallholding near Melbourne, that you can hire when coming on a course. Please enquire when booking and feel free to extend your stay. You are welcome to bring a guest.

Prices: £75 per night (1 or two people sharing bed). There is a sofa-bed which sleeps an extra 1 or 2 people for an additional £10 per night.

Bedding, towels and wifi included. The cottage has an en-suite shower-room with shower, toilet and sink.

The fully-equipped the kitchen there is: combi microwave/oven, hob, sink, fridge, toaster, kettle, pots, pans, crockery and cutlery.

We are really sorry that the cottage is not wheelchair accessible, so please contact us if you would like us to signpost you to wheelchair accessible accommodation nearby.

Nearby: Melbourne is a lovely small town with cafes, restaurants and an art gallery.

Melbourne Hall Gardens are open in the summer. Calke Abbey National Trust house and gardens is very close too. Meet the ancient trees of Calke in the extensive grounds.

For the more active, Trent Adventure offers canoeing. There are many lovely walks, including the National Forest Way, nearby.

We are in the National Forest so there are no shortage of trees, young and old, to meet.