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The Dairy at Burghley

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10 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
20 guests
3 nights minimum
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The Dairy is comprised of two wings named Cecil Cottage and Exeter Cottage, making it ideal for a group of friends, family reunions and all manner of celebrations including wedding parties. Wherever possible, original features from the dairy have been kept and reused along with the introduction of some antique paintings, prints and furniture from the collections at Burghley House. Award-winning interior designer, Thomas Hamel, has created spectacular dining and living spaces enjoying open fires and wonderful views. Every room has the advantage of an en-suite bathroom with deep bath tubs and walk-in showers. There is space for your dogs and an enclosed garden. The Dairy is within walking distance of Burghley House which offers a full calendar of events and facilities. These include concerts...The Dairy is comprised of two wings named Cecil Cottage and Exeter Cottage, making it ideal for a group of friends, family reunions and all manner of celebrations including wedding parties. Wherever possible, original features from the dairy have been kept and reused along with the introduction of some antique paintings, prints and furniture from the collections at Burghley House. Award-winning interior designer, Thomas Hamel, has created spectacular dining and living spaces enjoying open fires and wonderful views. Every room has the advantage of an en-suite bathroom with deep bath tubs and walk-in showers. There is space for your dogs and an enclosed garden. The Dairy is within walking distance of Burghley House which offers a full calendar of events and facilities. These include concerts, country fairs and food markets, car rallies, the Burghley Film festival and the world class Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials. The Orangery Restaurant, is open most days from mid-January to Christmas and while the park around the House is accessible all year during daylight hours, the House and Gardens can be enjoyed from mid-March until November. Guests at the Dairy will have privileged access through the park and be able to walk down the 18th Century drive known as ‘Capability's Cutting' to the beautiful Lion Bridge and across the lake, one of Brown's most iconic landscape features. This holiday at a glance Sleeps 20 guests with the options of a sleeps 12 and sleeps 14 guests. Extraordinary views of Burghley House and its surrounding parkland. Two open fires and a wood burning stove. French windows leading from Exeter Wing to an enclosed garden. Two open plan kitchen and living areas. Dining table seating 20 guests can be set up in the Exeter dining area. Two master bedrooms with en-suites. Four family bedrooms with double or twin beds, en-suite facilities and four mezzanine twin bedrooms. Front and rear gardens. Access to the Burghley Estate's Capability Brown landscaped grounds and parkland. WiFi. Parking for ten vehicles. Children and infants welcome. Two well behaved dogs welcome (small additional charge per dog). Minimum stay of two nights.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Up to two well-behaved dogs are welcome, please note that additional charges do apply.
Bathrooms
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About the Manager
Rural Retreats
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2015
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Reviewed 26 April 2019

This is a wonderful property with plenty of wow factor in every room. The accommodation is in a perfect rural location, waking every morning to a beautiful sunrise and the sound of wildlife. Each room is individual in style and character and clearly someone has...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Kpg1813
Reviewed 18 March 2019

Have just returned from a fabulous weekend at the Dairy to celebrate a joint family birthday. The Dairy is simply stunning, set in a wonderful location overlooking Burghley House All rooms are exquisitely and luxuriously designed ensuring the most comfortable of stays A very special...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank thesherb
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The Dairy is perfect - luxurious, comfortable, spacious & welcoming. Situated in the beautiful Burghley Park, very close to the charming town of Stamford. It was ideal for our party of 20 and could not have been bettered.

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Arabella65
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We stayed at The Dairy for my grandmothers birthday with the whole family, Twenty of us! Everything about the cottage is lovely. Ample space, log fires were a real hit and I really can't fault anything. We are planning a family new year celebration and...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Vissen A
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I booked the Dairy at Burghley for my husband's 40th birthday celebrations and it truly went above and beyond our expectations. The location is spectacular and the Dairy boasts glorious views from every window. Walking into the beautiful town of Stamford through Burghley estate (via...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Chopper1980
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

The Dairy has been converted to the highest of standards, with every single detail thought through and taken care of. The space is very flexible, and it can easily accommodate large gatherings of friends and family. Everything in The Dairy is to a very high...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank william353
Reviewed 3 August 2017

From the minute we arrived at The Dairy we were super impressed. The setting is lovely (set opposite historic buildings, with a view of parkland and the house beyond), it's easy to find and there's plenty of parking. The interior has been converted from its...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Beautiful surrounds and stunning interiors. Very comfortable stay and particularly loved the roll top bath and views over the Cross Country course. Very child friendly as well.

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank sarahtX76
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The Dairy was perfect for our large group of friends and their children of various ages under 4. Furnished to a really high standard, it felt very luxurious while also relaxing and child friendly. It's an easy walk to Stamford as well as to the...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank CGAFloyd
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We stayed here for a weekend with a group of friends with children and to be honest, would have been very happy not leaving. The house is set up perfectly and is very luxurious so you feel as though you have been staying in a...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Emma E
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Dairy at Burghley

The Dairy at Burghley is able to accommodate up to 20 guests. See all property details.

The Dairy at Burghley has 6 bathrooms available. See all property details.

The Dairy at Burghley has 10 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at The Dairy at Burghley must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.