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Plenty of rain but still plenty of fun – Yorkshire weekend break.
22 Apr 2012
by Kirsty Smallman

We always say if there’s water our two-year-old son Eddie will be happy but we didn’t quite need so many downpours during a three day break to Sewerby, Bridlington in East Yorkshire.
But we now know the weather makes no difference when you are staying at the luxury barn conversions of Field House Farm Cottages in Sewerby.
Our cottage, Ostler’s Corner, was fantastic – a conversion with a traditional farmhouse feel (with decorative chickens roosting on the open beams) with a contemporary twist with both rustic and modern furniture and decor.
The three-bedroomed corner cottage, with a loft bedroom which was a particular favourite with Eddie, was perfect. It offered the highest quality and cleanliness all round – decor, bathrooms, facilities and equipment including everything in situ for a one -year-old visitor – stairgate cot and highchair!
The welcome we were given by the owners was lovely and personal touches including a refreshment welcome pack, fresh flowers and offering to take Eddie to collect the eggs from the chickens this morning was great.
In just three days we’ve visited the beautiful Sewerby Hall and Gardens (with a zoo with penguins!) spent a few pennies on the amusements and rides on Bridlington seafront, birdwatched at RSPB Bempton Cliffs, visited stately home Burton Agnes Hall, walked the clifftops of one of the most beautiful coastlines in the UK and of course enjoyed fish and chips! If the sun had shone we would have hit the beach too.
Due to our interest in the superb conversion embarked upon by the owners at Field House, we were given a tour of their newest development High Barn Cottage. Wait for it… five star secluded, luxury barn conversions for adults and children over 12 (due to the dangers of the open ponds and not the risk of spoiling the peace and tranquility obviously!)
You’ve guessed it we are already booking the babysitters for our break at High Barn – it was truely a Grand Designs style conversion where no expense was spared. The original beams of the former barn exposed, original bricks cleaned and reused and idyllic farmland views while lying in bed – Angela and John Foster should be very proud of their vision and determination to create such magnificent bespoke conversions.
We’ll certainly be back – whether that be at Field House with the children or High Barn without! I’m voting for the later!
Have a look at www.fieldhousefarmcottages.co.uk and follow them on Twitter @highbarncottage