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The Straw Bale Cottage


Property Address: The Straw Bale Cottage, Village Farm, Brind, Howden, Goole, DN14 7LA

Property Type: Self Catering

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East Yorkshire



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Property Description :
Our straw bale holiday cottages, tucked away in a peaceful corner of East Yorkshire are the perfect place for a relaxing, environmentally friendly holiday in the countryside.

The Straw Bale Cottage and the Straw Bale Cabin are unique and beautiful. We built them ourselves with locally grown wheat straw and a great deal of love and care.

This is sustainable tourism at its best! Natural buildings in a rural setting, renewable energy, local food, organic towels and a whole host of eco features. What better way to unwind?

Simply relax in the natural surroundings or explore the quiet lanes and paths on foot or with the bicycles that we provide for guests to use. Being only one mile from Howden railway station, arrival by train is an easy option. The train is also perfect for those wanting to venture a little further. Plenty to see and do on day trips into Hull, York or Leeds or the smaller towns along the way. Find out more.

Discover the lovely historic market town of Howden, only 3 miles away. Friendly family run shops and restaurants, inspiring architecture and live arts. Find out more.

We do our very best to ensure an enjoyable and memorable holiday for all our visitors.

Accept ChildrenAccess to Golf CourseBBQBusiness FacilitiesCycle Hire AvailableCycle StorageFishing NearbyGarden PatioGround Floor BedroomLaundry FacilitiesLinen ProvidedMicrowaveParking On-SitePony TrekkingReal FiresWorking Farm



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Things to see and do in East Yorkshire :


Burton Agnes Hall
Burton Agnes Hall


Built between 1598 and 1610 by Sir Henry Griffith, Burton Agnes Hall is an Elizabethan stately home that has stayed within our family for more than four hundred years. Fifteen generations have filled the Hall with treasures, from magnificent carvings commissioned when the Hall was built to French impressionist paintings, contemporary furniture, tapestries and other modern artwork in recent years.


Cruckley Animal Farm
Cruckley Animal Farm


Cruckley is a traditional family run farm, set in the heart of rural East Yorkshire, close to the Wolds. For the last 20 years our doors have been open to the public, educating school parties and providing families with hours of fun and a countryside experience which is hard to match. If you want a fun filled day of animal antics, or just a relaxing stroll in a beautiful setting then Cruckley is the place for you.


Dinostar - Hulls Dinosaur Experience
Dinostar - Hulls Dinosaur Experience


Hear a Raptor roar - Touch Triceratops bones - See a T rex skull! Visit our exciting, interactive dinosaur museum. Highlights include a Tyrannosaurus rex skull, Triceratops bones you can touch and our unique Dinosaur Sound Box. Dinostar, Yorkshire's only dinosaur visitor attraction, is close to The Deep in the Fruit Market area of Hull's Old Town. Dinosaurs you can see, touch and hear. Hull's own natural history museum.


Fort Paull
Fort Paull


We would like to welcome you to our Fort Paull website and hope that you find it very informative. Explore 500 years of history within the walls of this superb Napoleonic fortress set in 10 acres with magnificent views over the Humber estuary.


Hands On History Museum
Hands On History Museum


The old Grammar School where William Wilberforce studied now houses the story of Hull and its people, including a fascinating glimpse into Victorian times. The Egyptian Gallery is home to a 2,600 year old mummy and unique replicas of King Tutankhamun's treasures. Hull's oldest secular building c1583, used as a grammar school and merchants hall. Restored 1985-88. First floor, 'The Story of Hull and its People'. The attraction has been developed as a school's curriculum resource centre, featuring the Victorians and Egyptians and is open to the public at daily.


Humber Bridge
Humber Bridge


The bridge once held the world record as the longest single span suspension bridge. More than 100,000 vehicles use the bridge each week.


The Deep
The Deep


The Deep, one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world is located in Hull, East Yorkshire. This award-winning visitor attraction is home to over 3,500 fish including spectacular sharks and rays – making it the perfect family day out.

The dramatic building which overlooks the Humber estuary was designed by Sir Terry Farrell and is only a few minutes walk from Hull Marina and the museums quarter. The Deep is operated as a charity dedicated to increasing enjoyment and understanding of the world's oceans.



The Guildhall
The Guildhall


The Guildhall houses a fascinating and high quality public collection that includes fine art, sculpture, furniture, the Civic Insignia and silver. Through the years the collection has grown through Royal favour, civic commissions, donations and good fortune. It provides a fascinating insight into the local history of Kingston upon Hull and some of its leading personalities through the ages. With acres of oak and walnut panelling and marble floors and staircases, the Guildhall is a prestigious historic building in its own right. The Guildhall, designed by the architect Sir Edwin Cooper, was completed in 1916. However, many of the items in the collection date back to well before this, some even from Hull's medieval history.


The Rocking Horse Shop
The Rocking Horse Shop


Traditional hand-carved wooden rocking horses and associated goods. Books on making rocking horses and other toys. Wood carving, turning, rocking horses in the making or being restored. Craft plans for home woodworkers. Rocking Horse Museum, British Toymakers Guild display. DIY plans and kits for would be rocking horse makers.


Wilberforce House
Wilberforce House


Wilberforce House is the birthplace of William Wilberforce, famous campaigner against the slave trade. Admission to Wilberforce House is free. The museum tells the story of the trans-Atlantic slave trade and its abolition, as well as the impact of contemporary slavery, offering a fascinating glimpse into West African culture. The permanent displays at Wilberforce House include journals and items that belonged to William Wilberforce, including his court suit. There are many significant items linked to slavery and the campaign to abolish, like the Brookes ship model.