Dating back to the 19th century, the farmhouse and barn conversions sit in arable farmland, set back from but with direct access to the A1. We are 1/2 mile off the A1. 4m South of Newark & 11m North of Grantham.
The atmosphere is relaxed and informal, and the proprietors offer a friendly welcome. Bedrooms are individually appointed and have nearby private bathrooms.
:: B & B Facilities:
Full central heating, large garden, private parking, all rooms fully equipped with colour TV, tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer etc.
No smoking in the bedrooms.
No dogs (except guide/hearing dogs).
Each room as an exclusive bath or shower room.
:: Local Area:
Shepherds Bush Farm Local Area
There are many things to see and do in the area when visiting Shepherds Bush Farm. Please take a look at the alphabetical list below.
Batemans Brewery - George Bateman and Son Ltd,
Salem Bridge Brewery, Wainfleet, Lincolnshire PE24 4JE
Batemans Brewery is one of the country’s oldest, just 4 miles from Skegness on the banks of the River Steeping. Based in an old windmill dating back over two centuries, definitely the most picturesque of breweries! A trip to the brewery is a great day out, take a fun tour around the Victorian brewhouse and the new brewhouse.
Belton House - Grantham, Lincolnshire NG32 2LS
Belton House is a restoration country house with stunning interiors, fine silver and furniture collections. Built in 1685-88 Belton offers a great day out whether you are looking for peace and tranquility or lots to do. There are also formal gardens, a landscaped park and a large adventure playground.
Belvoir Castle - Belvoir, Lincolnshire NG32 1PE
Built in the 11th century by William the Conquerors standard bearer. It became derelict and fell into the hands of the Manners family – later Dukes of Rutland – in the 17th century. They rebuilt and added to it over the years, and in 1952 the family opened it to the public. Breathtaking views over the Vale of Belvoir and parklands. Fine period furniture and art collection with events all year in house & grounds.
Bourne Heritage Centre - Bourne, Lincolnshire
The heritage of Bourne, including Raymond Mays racing exhibition. Open all year Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday 2-4pm.
Bourne Market Town - Bourne, Lincolnshire
The red brick market town of Bourne has been a settlement since Roman times and is reputedly the Saxon birthplace of Hereward the Wake. Strange earth mounds are all that remain today beside the fresh water of St. Peter's Pool. Red Hall, a fine Elizabethan mansion, stands near the centre of the town and the Abbey Church, founded in 1138, is one of the oldest remaining buildings.
Bubble Car Museum - Byards Leap, Cranwell NG34 8EY
A collection of microcars and bubblecars of the 60s and 70s and related memorabilia. Check the site as there are sometimes special events and rallies.
Burghley House - Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 3JY
Burghley House is the largest and grandest house of the first Elizabethan Age. Built by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer to Elizabeth I, and still a family home for his descendants to this day. Eighteen State Rooms contain unique and important collections of porcelain, art, furniture and textiles. Specialist, general interest, evening or VIP tours available. Orangery Restaurant, Gift Shop, Sculpture Garden and Deer Park. Coach drivers and Couriers enter and eat for free.
Doddington Hall - Lincoln LN6 4RU
Unspoilt Elizabethan home of the Jarvis family for four centuries. Elegant Georgian interior, fascinating collections, gardens, events and a cafe.
Easton Walled Gardens - Easton, Nr Grantham, Lincolnshire NG33 5AP
Easton Walled Gardens are 12 acres of gardens undergoing a major revival. Continuously gardened for over 400 years until they were abandoned in the 1950s, they are now attracting serious national interest.
Grantham Market Town - Grantham, Lincolnshire
Grantham Museum - Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6PY
Exhibits featuring Isaac Newton, Margaret Thatcher and The Dambusters. Open Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm.
Grimsthorpe Castle - Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 0LY
16th century home of the de Eresby family set in 3,000 acres of parkland. Granted to the family by King Henry VIII, it is today a treasure house of furniture, paintings & tapestries. There’s gardens, woodland and park with picnic area and playground.
Harlaxton Manor & Gardens - This immense architectural masterpiece is located 4 miles from Grantham on the A607. Now a private college, the building was once considered as a royal residence by Edward VII. The Gardens were designed as a 'Walk around Europe' with terraces, colonnades and ornamental water features. House and Gardens open twice a year. At other times, guided tours (minimum 20) by appointment.
Lincoln Castle - Castle Hill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3AA
Lincoln Castle ceased as a ‘dwelling’ to become a prison in medieval times, but today is a must for visitors to Lincoln, with its Norman gateways and one of only four original copies of Magna Carta
The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust - The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust is a voluntary charitable organisation which cares for Lincolnshire's wildlife and countryside. The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust is one of the oldest of these county trusts, having been founded in 1948. The Trust covers the whole of the historic county of Lincolnshire – from the Humber to the Wash and there are over 100 places to visit.
All Saints Brewery - Melbourn Bros. All Saints Brewery have brewed traditional fruit beers since the mid 19th century. Award winning strawberry, apricot and cherry beers and fresh cooked Lincolnshire produce in the brewery’s medieval dining room – exquisite! Brewery tours by appointment.
Museum of Lincolnshire Life - Burton Road, Lincoln, LN1 3LY
Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair - Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire
The Newark fair is the largest event of its kind in Europe and has up to 4,000 exhibitors. World famous, the new format of Thursday, Friday and Saturday opening, will allow even more people to attend this phenomenal event.
Notts County Cricket Club - Trent Bridge, the home of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, is a world famous cricketing landmark. Recognised as one of the finest cricket venues across the globe, it has acted as host for county and Test cricket since 1838 and is the world’s third oldest Test ground.
Oldershaw Brewery - Harrowby, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 9HB
Oldershaw Brewery is a small family brewery where they’re passionate about beer, maintaining the traditional style that Britain enjoyed for centuries. Visitors welcome by appointment. It is a British Microbrewery producing a dozen hand-crafted traditional beers, including a stout, a lager and a wheat beer.
Rockingham Castle - Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 8TH
Built by William the Conqueror Rockingham was a Royal fortress for 450 years. Home to the Watson family for the last 450 years. The pre-dominantly Tudor building, within Norman walls, has architecture, furniture and works of art from practically every century. Twelve acres of formal and wild gardens command a splendid view of five counties. Stunning “Castle under siege” audio visual. Gift shop and Tea Room for lunches and teas.
Southwell Racecourse - For racing enthusiasts, Southwell Racecourse is one of the country's few all-weather racecourses. The town is a busy shopping centre, boasting many markets, tea-rooms, restaurants and pubs. It is a place you will want to return to again and again.
Stamford, Lincolnshire - Stamford stands in the southern part of South Kesteven and is renowned for its historical, religious and architectural heritage. Proclaimed by Sir Walter Scott as 'the finest stone town in 'England', Stamford was declared a conservation area in 1967. The town has over 600 listed buildings and is edged by the estate of the impressive Elizabethan mansion, Burghley House. Gallows still stretch across the High Street as a reminder of the town's past during the era of the stagecoach - and highwaymen!
Stamford Museum - Excellent displays of local history, including life size model of England's largest man. Open all year, Monday - Saturday 10-5pm. Sundays in summer 2-5pm.
Stamford Shakespeare Company - Tolethorpe Hall, Stamford, Lincolnshire
Tallington Lakes - Barholm Road, Tallington, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 4R
Tallington Lakes is unique and has over 205 acres of lakes. The water is exceptionally clean, originating from a natural spring beneath Lagoon Lake, which in turn feeds into all of the surrounding lakes. The Lakes are surrounded by mature trees and situated in picturesque countryside. You can ski, wakeboard, ringo, jet ski and more.
The Deepings - The Deepings comprises of four settlements nestling alongside the River Welland - Market Deeping, Deeping St. James, Deeping Gate and nearby West Deeping. The area is idyllic for walking and cycling, with picturebook villages, low-lying scenery and tranquil river walks and fishing. Market Deeping is regarded as the gateway to Lincolnshire from the south and features a traditional town centre with fine stone buildings, historic coaching inns, a 12th century church and a large antiques and craft centre.
Woolsthorpe Manor - Newton Way, Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth, Lincolnshire NG33 5NR
A National Trust property located 7 miles south of Grantham, off the A1. This 17th century farmhouse was the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton in 1642 and rooms on view reflect life of the period. The apple tree in the garden is said to have been grafted from the original tree which inspired Newton's theories on gravity. Discover the wonders of the interactive science exhibition which explains the life and work of Isaac Newton. Open: April to October (closed Mon & Tues).
:: B&B Price Guide:
?25.00 per person per night. - This includes a full English Breakfast.