5 Holiday Homes for the World Conker Championships, UK
When attending the World Conker Championships you need the perfect accommodation, so look no further. These homes are the best of the best
If you’re heading to Northamptonshire in October for the World Conker Championships, then we’ve got the perfect accommodation for you. When enjoying an event as incredible as this, your home has to match the standards, so heed our expert advice and book one of these gems to truly complete the experience.
Where to reside near the World Conker Championships
Take a look at 5 of the very best holiday homes in our Northamptonshire collection. If these don’t meet your high expectations, then nothing will.
Click to book Rectory Barn now: from £339 per night Part of Rectory Farm in the East Midlands (fifteen minutes from the lovely Market Harborough), this slick barn conversion is the epitome of luxury country living. Outside, you're surrounded by fourteen acres of rolling countryside, while inside, soft furnishings, mood lighting and striking original artwork create a cosy and relaxing atmosphere. We loved the folding glass wall in particular – it overlooks the landscaped garden, and on warm days, you can open the doors and bring the outdoors inside. Spend days roaming the grounds and finish the evenings with a board game or family movie night in the lounge. Your hosts have considered every single detail, and the list of mod-cons feels endless – we're talking a popcorn maker, electric blackout blinds, power showers, no less than four Amazon echos, two smart TVs with Netflix, an Xbox One (complete with games) and a super high-spec kitchen that has everything you'll need to rustle up a delicious dinner. During the winter, the underfloor heating protects toes from getting chilly, and there's a full summer kitchen with a gas barbecue and seating for eight on those long summer nights. And if you're worried about the strain all the gadgets might put on the environment? Don't be – the hosts have even considered that, and the whole home runs on solar power and air-source heating. Sleeps up to 8 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms
Click to book Rectory Cottage now: from £209 per night This fantastic dovecote conversion pairs thoughtful, rustic decor with high tech amenities – air conditioning, Netflix, Xbox, Amazon Echo and ultra-fast (100Mbps) internet. The bathtub is a particular highlight – deep and free-standing with a roll-top and Rituals toiletries to boot. Use it all guilt-free – solar power, air source heating and filtered well water make this an environmentally friendly stay. Though set in a private 14-acre estate, it's within easy distance of local attractions: Market Harborough, Kelmarsh Hall, Silverstone, Leicester Racecourse and the Sourdough School. Even London is only an hour away by train. Sleeps up to 4 | 1 Bedroom | 2 Bathrooms
The Old Rectory
Click to book The Old Rectory now: from £625 per night Chintz is back, baby. Well, let’s face it, it never really went away. And certainly not in the Cotswolds; the collection of chocolate-box villages scattered around the idyllic countryside between Cheltenham and Oxford. This old Georgian rectory is a fabulous example. Every design detail here is wonderfully vintage way, and you’ll feel like you’re staying in a very comfortable, very welcoming Laura Ashley museum. We love the floral drapes everywhere; in the sash windows, around the four-poster bed and behind the dresser doors. Tasselled ottomans and jacquard wallpaper keep up the motif. The stone spiral staircase is an architectural marvel, and worthy of an Instagram snap or two. Head outside and the flora will follow you, with roses arching around the main door and a gorgeous country garden filled with fragrant flowers. It’s a view best enjoyed from the hot tub, which your host can organise. Sleeps up to 15 | 7 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms
Click to book Rectory Loft now: from £240 per night Don’t let the low-key name throw you - this slick conversion is a luxury country life experience. Part of the Rectory Farm estate, the Grand Designs’ worthy loft is sleek and minimal with lots of oak, steel-framed windows and Scandi meets English country furnishings. Throughout you’ll find intimate nooks of space for quiet contemplation, from the family bath with views of the sky through the Dorma, to the double workspace in the eaves. While the whole place is top drawer, the highlight has to be the glass-fronted balcony, looking out over the pond. Sitting here as dragonflies dance over the water, you’ll fancy yourself a million miles away from civilisation. In fact, you’re just ten minutes from the hustle and bustle of Market Harborough and five minutes from the all-important local pub. As an added bonus, you’ve got the run of the estate’s verdant 14 acres, complete with a lakeside picnic area. You won’t want to leave. Sleeps up to 6 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms
Click to book Old Rectory now: from £1500 per night In the middle of the quaint Northamptonshire village of Tiffield lies this lovingly renovated Georgian rectory that's ideal for large family getaways. It's a country home where each room tells a different story, with unique finds ranging from antique plates to watchful bird art and even a crocodile in the downstairs loo — a model one, don't be alarmed. In the ten acres of grounds that surround this property, you'll be greeted by a heated swimming pool, a barbecue, a huge alfresco dining area and some manicured gardens where you can escape for a moment's peace. Say hello to the bantam chickens wandering about too, they're sure to be firm friends by the end of your stay. There's even a games room so you can start a table tennis tournament or practise your putting on a mini-green. When you fancy a day out, the stately home and gardens at Canons Abbey are twenty minutes away in the car, while the ears of motorsports fans will prick up when they hear Silverstone Circuit takes about half that time. Sleeps up to 14 | 6 Bedrooms | 5 Bathrooms
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