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Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

we stayed this farm house B&B 3 years ago and loved it, so we went back and stay again last week. It was still clean, nice , comfortable and felt like home. I especially love the real organic real farm foods breakfast. I loved the potato cake served with full breakfast. This time special for me was scrambled egg and... More 

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Edinburgh
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful stay! Cannot fault the hospitality. Louise and Graeme, thank you for giving my sister, nieces, and I a holiday to remember. Beautiful, well equipped cottage. Already planning a return visit in time for baby farm animals...

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Thank tartanzulu
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

"Perfectly set-up. Farm tour great for adults and kids alike. Breakfast was amazing - we hadn't expected the beautiful dining room and so much lovely food! Louise has thought about so many extra touches in all areas of the stay - she is a perfect host. Freerange Phoebe the goat and Chicco, the Lab were big hits with our 8... More 

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Thank Marnie M
drammylou, Owner at Newton Farm Holidays, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet your family and show you round the farm. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us especially as you were able to experience the whole of our offering by staying in our holiday cottage, having the Taste of Angus breakfasts in the farmhouse and also taking... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the farm's self catering cottage which was spotlessly clean and really comfortable. The cottage has fantastic views of the surrounding countryside. We did the farm tour on the Saturday evening after dinner and it was really informative. Our 8 year old daughter loved meetings all the animals in particular the goat "free range Feebie"! We also had... More 

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Thank Doug M
drammylou, Owner at Newton Farm Holidays, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us on the farm. It was great you were able to experience all areas of our offering - the cottage, the Taste of Angus breakfast and our new farm tour and we really appreciate your great comments on them all. Its really rewarding to know what guests love about a stay with... More 

California and Ireland
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This is genuine farm life. Lovely working family, very helpful hostess. We visited during the harvest season when it’s go-go all day long. The trauma of the morning was the missing duck. The house is on country roads. If you enter the postcode (DD8 2JU) in your GPS, you’ll get there. Excellent breakfast – with superb Eggs Benedict. They offer... More 

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drammylou, Owner at Newton Farm Holidays, responded to this review

Thanks so much for writing such a lovely review of our farm. We have also recently started farm tours to engage people with our farming life and let them meet all our special animals. Unfortunately the next day we lost another duck so left with one lonely female who hasn't been right since so I have been giving her lots... More 

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We arranged to visit the farm one afternoon for the farm tour. It was very good value for money at just £10 each, we met the various animals including a selection of goats which love to be fed and petted, a micro pig who again loves the attention. We were walked around the farm (a working farm with the farmer... More 

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drammylou, Owner at Newton Farm Holidays, responded to this review

Thanks so much for reviewing us especially our new farm tour offering. We are delighted you enjoyed your real farm experience and thanks so much for sending your pictures which I hope to have on the website shortly. Its been a really busy summer on the farm. Now nearing the end of harvest we are now planning for Spring so... More 

Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

We have stayed here twice. Lovely family and everything is done to make your stay as comfortable as possible. All necessities are there but lots of little touches that make all the difference. Really is a home from home. Local area is lovely with the town of Forfar nearby.

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Thank lenareid
drammylou, Owner at Newton Farm Holidays, responded to this review

Thanks so much for reviewing us. I really appreciate you commenting on all the extras we include to make our guests stay extra special and I do try to think of everything guests may need. Delighted you enjoy the area and hope to see you again More 

Manhattan, Kansas, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Having been to scores of farms this visit had to top them all. Not only is the host family welcoming and hospitable, they are also great educators. Above all else, we were treated like family. We learned a great deal about farming in Scotland, especially livestock production, and received a great tour of the operation. This farm family was entertaining... More 

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Thank Jack L
drammylou, Owner at Newton Farm Holidays, responded to this review

Dear Jack Many thanks for your kind words. They are very humbling but I am delighted that you enjoyed the tour of our farm so much. As our first "big" tour and especially with a group of farmers we felt you would know everything so that is wonderful were able to offer you new information and answer your questions. The... More 

Beloit, Kansas
1 review
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Great experience!! They really do all that is possible to make your time special. We were very interested in sharing farm life in Scotland and observed a great cross section of livestock, crops and good old farm family friendly atmosphere. They are a super family wanting to please.

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Thank cfrasier
drammylou, Owner at Newton Farm Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and taking the time to write a review for us for our new farm tour experience. You have really picked up on how much we want our guests to enjoy their visit to our family and farm. I hope you both had a great trip to Scotland and maybe we will be... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Wonderful family with a very nice farm. They were excellent hosts that answered all our questions and provided a great snack for all 30 of us. We did not stay overnight but they have a very comfortable looking cottage and were very accomodating.

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Thank Shawn A
drammylou, Owner at Newton Farm Holidays, responded to this review

Dear Shawn Many thanks for making the effort to write a review for us, especially with your busy work schedule. We are delighted you & Tracy enjoyed our new farm tour offering. Thanks again and hope to meet you again sometime. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the peace of rural Angus in our warm 4 star farmhouse near the small village of Inverarity, 6 miles south of Forfar. An authentic working family farm experience with a farm tour, explore the nature trail and friendly animals including cows, lambs, alpacas, goats and Lucy the micropig. Savour a Taste of Angus breakfast, includes homemade butter and our happy hens' eggs with rich orange yolks. Central to explore Glamis Castle, Kirriemuir & the Angus Glens, Dundee, St Andrews and Perth, all within 30 minutes drive. Newton of Fothringham Farm lies just 2 miles off the A90 between Dundee and Forfar in the scenic Angus countryside. The magical Glamis Castle and the Angus Glens are a short distance away as well as several famous championship golf courses, including Carnoustie. The Farmhouse is part of a large mixed family farm which guests are actively encouraged to explore and enjoy. This warm and friendly property offers flexible accommodation including one large ground floor double / family room (en suite) in the main farmhouse and a 3-bed cottage available on a B&B basis for a 3 night minimum stay or book for self catering. Enjoy the panoramic views across the farm. A breakfast feast is served in the farmhouse dining room, with produce from the farm and surrounding area included in many dishes on offer. Newton Farm is ideal for lovers of the countryside wishing to experience life on an authentic working Farm. Enjoy a farm tour with the family and learn about their daily lives and those of the animals. Have a unique experience and meet Lucy, the micropig, and Leandra, Leila, Lantern and Luxury, some of our pedigree goats. You may be lucky and see a newborn lamb, kid or calf. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Newton Farm Holidays

Address: Newton of Fothringham Farm, Forfar DD8 2JU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Angus > Forfar
Price Range: £28 - £38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Newton Farm Holidays Forfar, Scotland
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“clean, little refrigerator outside of the room so can put your things in for the tea or lunch”
 of 5 bubbles 87AnnaM, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There is only one room to stay in unless you stay in the cottage. Did not see the cottage so can not comment.”
 of 5 bubbles annadZ9878CN, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Newton Farmhouse is a working farm, so allowances should be made, but we slept well, and enjoyed the peace & quiet”
 of 5 bubbles MargaretJ696, 4 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The room we had could house 4 people.”
 of 5 bubbles 5robs91, 9 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Postcode for sat nav gets you close but the instructions by email following our booking were great.”
 of 5 bubbles mozzasam, 31 Mar 2014 | Read review
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