Keeping our guests safe

Keeping our guests safe

The wellbeing of our guests and cleanliness of the barn have always been the highest priority for us here at Gospenheale Barn. It looks like Covid-19 will be around for a while yet so we have undertaken training, written a new risk assessment and put in place measures...
We miss you too!

We miss you too!

They say (they being the Findland’s University of Tampere) that a “holiday lasting between 7 and 11 days is needed to ensure we properly relax”, and the “bliss point” happens at day 8 or so. Did you also know planning holidays makes us feel happier? It has been said...
A funny old year!

A funny old year!

We think is safe to say it’s been a funny old year, one that feels like it’s been a whole year in six months, with what felt like twelve months of rain in February, summer peaking early in May, and one where the whole world stopped for 12 weeks. It’s been strangely...
Buying local

Buying local

It’s this time of year when we start to restock for the coming season that we remember how many local companies we are able to support through Gospenheale Barn. If you enjoy eating and using their products then please consider visiting them while you are in the...
Buzzard Rescue

Buzzard Rescue

Yesterday (July 28th 2018) I went down to our land by the River Inney to continue to saw up a tree that had fallen across the river. When I arrived I discovered a Buzzard sitting on the tree.  Normally I am unable to get very close to these beautiful wild birds but...
Winter trip to Widemouth Beach

Winter trip to Widemouth Beach

There have been many days this winter when the best thing to do is to snuggle down in the lounge with a good book or watch a good DVD or your favourite boxset on Netflix or Amazon Prime on the Barn new smart TV. However when the sun doth shine you just have to make...
ROSE Award winners 2017

ROSE Award winners 2017

We had a lovely surprise email a couple of weeks ago from Visit England. As you maybe aware, we are part of the Visit England quality assurance inspection scheme have been awarded 4 Star GOLD every year.The email told us that we have been selected as one of 100...