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Award Winner Wild Thyme Organic Farm/ Eco Cottage

Farmhouse -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Popovo, Targovishte Province
A stay at Wild Thyme is an experience to remember offering something for all the family. Kids love the freedom of being on the farm. Our retreat was awarded the no 1 TripAdvisor People's Choice Award in Bulgaria for 2016 and 2015. You can read reviews from our guests on our eco retreat TripAdvisor page. Our eco holiday cottage located on our small organic farm has 3 large airy bedrooms and a small single in farmhouse style with exposed beams. The eco holiday cottage has been restored using natural materials including cob plaster and limewash. Three bedrooms (1 double, 1 single, 1 twin) open onto the wooden verandah which overlooks the guests' private garden and the fourth bedroom opens to the garden. There is a comfy living room, modern kitchen and dining room with exposed beams and lots of period features including the or... Read more
Listing #HL5894686
About the Owner
Claire C
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2012
Interaction with guests
We are only next door so if you need anything, we are available. Guests can join in activities such as collecting eggs from the hens; feeding the animals; taking the goats to pasture; and yoghurt and cheese making. There are also opportunities to meet local people through our organised activities such as a ride on a horse and cart; foraging; an evening of Bulgarian music; and learning to cook a Bulgarian meal. Kids love it here - there is so much freedom for them to play! We have a large box of games and art materials and there is endless fun to be had on the swinging beds, hammock and with the animals.
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Smoking in barn space or outside. Please check with us about pets as we have pets ourselves.
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Sofa
    1 Crib
    2 Fulls
    3 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
The village of Palamartsa is a traditional village, off the beaten track, where you will experience Bulgarian rural life. You can visit the cultural display in the centre or just wander around the village and be greeted by friendly locals who often want to show off their gardens in summer time. The village is surrounded by open countryside and there are lots of places for walking. We have created a number of self guided walks for our visitors and provide maps. We also have a weekly group walk on Saturday mornings and guests are welcome to join. There is a fishing lake and a Roman fortified archaeological site 5 km away. In summer there is an outdoor public pool about 7km away, beautifully located among the hills. Popovo is our nearest town, 8 km away. It has a daily fruit and veg ma... more
Getting around
There are several buses to Popovo, the nearest town, 8km away. Popovo also has a train station. We also have several adult bikes available to borrow. For excursions to local towns and historic sites, a car is very useful. If you fly to Bucharest, we can recommend a good company in Ruse for car hire. There are many companies available in Sofia.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bucharest Airport: 160.0 km
Railway: Popovo: 8.0 km
You can fly to 4 major airports. From the UK and Ireland, flights are cheapest to Bucharest which is a 3 hour drive. You can hire a car or we can order a taxi to pick you up which costs approx 80 euro for 4 people. It is possible to get two buses from Bucharest, changing at Ruse on the Danube. Or there is a direct bus from Bucharest airport to Razgrad (just 30 minutes away). Or fly to Varna which is a 2 hour drive to the east. a lovely old city on the Black Sea. Also on the Black Sea is Bourgas which is a 3 hour drive. Pomorie is a nice seaside town for a stopover, about a 10 minute drive from Bourgas airport. Or fly to the capital Sofia and spend a day or two exploring there. Hire a car or take a bus or train to Popovo which is 8km from us. The train and bus take 5 hours but are... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Nearest Beach: 100.0 km.
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