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    Shorland Old Farm Holidays

    Shorland Old Farm, Challacombe, Exmoor National Park EX31 4UB, England
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    “art studio” (4 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 54 reviews

    Reviewed 26 September 2017

    This was our 3rd holiday to Shorland, and each one has been excellent . For 9 of our group it was their first time. Sandy and Mark are unique hosts and nothing is too much for them. The atmosphere they create through their warmth, attention...More

    Thank Colleen C
    Response from SandySOF, Owner at Shorland Old Farm HolidaysResponded 3 October 2017

    Thank you, Colleen. That's so good to hear. We're very flattered by the kind words, and so glad you enjoy returning to Shorland, year after year. And we were delighted to welcome all the new faces you brought with you this time. You are a...More

    Reviewed 20 September 2017

    I have just returned from a painting holiday at this wonderful place and cannot rate it highly enough. 10 stars at least! A stunning location with glorious views in every direction, The farmhouse is very beautiful, and radiates warmth and welcome. Sandy and Mark are...More

    Thank Rosina P
    Response from SandySOF, Owner at Shorland Old Farm HolidaysResponded 23 September 2017

    It was such a shame about the unfortunate start to your holiday with your car problems, but so glad you didn't let it spoil your painting holiday. And the sun came out as well, which was a bonus! Thank you so much for the kind...More

    Reviewed 1 August 2017

    Fantastic painting holiday last week, despite the wet weather. Sandy and Mark are great hosts: food, accommodation, studio and Tony's tuition all excellent. First time for me but won't be the last. Wifi was a bit hit and miss, but it was refreshing not to...More

    Thank SeaTea1
    Response from SandySOF, Owner at Shorland Old Farm HolidaysResponded 3 August 2017

    Thank you for the compliments. Much appreciated. Sorry about the wifi. It's never great, but it's been particularly temperamental the last few weeks. Am trying to get it sorted with BT but it's an uphill battle! Glad you saw the positive side. That's life in...More

    Reviewed 30 July 2017

    A perfect venue for a painting course. Excellent home cooking from Sandy and well looked after by Mike. Cosy comfortable room, beautiful building. We all ate together at a large table and afterwards sat in the comfortable sitting room. Good studio for wet days. Can't...More

    Thank Agapanthus_9
    Response from SandySOF, Owner at Shorland Old Farm HolidaysResponded 1 August 2017

    Thank you for your kind comments and for taking the time to review. Delighted to hear you enjoyed yourself in spite of the wet weather!

    Reviewed 30 July 2017

    This is my third art holiday at Shorland and I will be going again. It is set in lovely countryside and a short drive from the coast - perfect scenery for a painting holiday. Even if the weather is bad there is a big studio...More

    Thank JenniCB
    Response from SandySOF, Owner at Shorland Old Farm HolidaysResponded 1 August 2017

    So pleased you enjoyed yourself. It was lovely to see you again. Sorry we couldn't lay on better weather for you, but you all still managed to turn out some pretty impressive paintings in spite of the rain. Look forward to seeing you next time!

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    • US$56 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 9
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    • Exmoor National Park >
    • Challacombe
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    • Shorland Old Farm Holidays Challacombe, Exmoor National Park - Devon
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    It's fine for basics, like emails. You wouldn't watch catch-up TV or anything like that.
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    "Some rooms are downstairs if you prefer not to have many stairs."
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