Bay Tree Cottage is ideally located in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside.  There is a wide range of organised activities available to suit all speeds of life – from Llama treking to Formula 1 !   The local Countryside also lends itself to many ad-hoc activities such as walking, cycling, riding, golf.   We have a wide range of in-depth information leaflets to help you decide.

Here are a few of our favourite haunts:-

Places to Eat …

From award winning restaurants to country pubs or delicious tea rooms, we are very lucky to have a wonderful choice of dining options to suit every budget and appetite around Farthingstone.

Here are a few of our favourites!

The Red Lion, Litchborough (1.8 miles from Bay Tree Cottage)

A good honest local run by a local farming family using lots of their home grown produce in the kitchen! They also have a good selection of local real ales on draft, or bottled, including beer from Hoggley’s brewery which is brewed a few hundred yards down the road in Litchborough.

Tel: 01327 830064 www.oldredlionlitchborough.co.uk

The Plough, Everdon (2.3 miles from Bay Tree Cottage)

A lovely local pub, friendly & welcoming with a great selection of Ales,& fine wine. High quality, freshly prepared food, using local & seasonal ingredients, including home produced lamb, Everdon beef & sausages. Great walk from Farthingstone and on a sunny day you can enjoy a drink in the garden.

Tel: 01327 361606 www.theploughinneverdon.com

Bartholomew Arms, Blakesley (3.7 miles from Bay Tree Cottage)

This is a friendly traditional pub set in the heart of Blakesley Village which has recently been taken over. The new owners have got a new menu with a great selection of food on offer, plus a good line-up of real ales!

Tel: 01327 860292 www.bartholomew-arms-blakesley.co.uk

The Narrow Boat, Weedon (4.2 miles from Bay Tree Cottage)

Set on the banks of the Grand Union Canal, this recently refurbished pub has a more modern feel in both its style of food and interior decor. There are lovely views over the canal from the restaurant and there is also a wonderful garden with heated deck area which is great for families.

Tel: 01327 340333 www.narrowboatatweedon.co.uk

The Royal Oak, Eydon (7 miles from Bay Tree Cottage)

A 17th century free house with real ales, fantastic, seasonal locally sourced food and a great atmosphere! Always a warm welcome!

Tel: (01327) 263167 www.theroyaloakateydon.co.uk

The Red Lion, Culworth (8.5 miles from Bay Tree Cottage)

A small country pub that is known for its imaginative menus and great food, served in an unspoiled and tastefully restored 18th century public house with a relaxed atmosphere and attentive staff. …a very popular pub in the area, but it does get busy so always best to book!

Tel: (01295) 760050 www.redlionculworth.co.uk

Places to go …

Local Taxi Services …

MB and Back Cars – 07540 653 064

Don Cabs – 01327 828 336

247 Taxis – 01327 842 961

SMS X Travel Services – 01327 353118