Barlings Barn

Splendid self-catering for Groups of 30 guests with 15 bedrooms and 13 bathrooms/shower rooms to choose from. Two kitchens, huge dining and lounge areas. Additional lounge and lounge diner for some peace and quiet! FREE EXCLUSIVE use of: heated indoor swimming pool, sauna, squash court (with table tennis and badminton), pool table, BBQ, fire pit, 20 acres ancient woodland, flower meadows, gurgling streams & bluebell wood. Sky Sports, Sky Cinema, BT Sport and WiFi (plus 4G). We have a range of caterers offering the opportunity of a restaurant waitress service, drop off or hog roast/breakfast.

Bookings made at this property are made under the followings terms:

Booking Conditions


  1. Definitions:
    "Owner" means, owner of the property being rented, known as Barlings Barn;
    "Applicant" means clients applying to rent property
    "Tenants" means Applicants that have taken up residence in a property;
    "Email confirmation" means the email sent by the Owner, confirming that the booking will be accepted on receipt of the booking fee specified.
  2. Duration and Times of Lettings:
    The Applicant can occupy a reserved property from 1630 hours on the first day of the reservation (unless earlier time is agreed by email in advance), and the Applicant must ensure that he and any third parties who have been in occupation of a property as a result of a reservation leave by 0930 hours on the date of departure as indicated on your invoice or agreed by email in advance
  3. Reservation Procedure:
    Applicants can provisionally reserve the property by email but no contract shall exist between the Applicant and the Owner until the terms and conditions have been agreed to and the Owner has received the relevant payment in accordance with and subject to the provisions of Condition 4 at which time the reservation will be confirmed subject to the Booking Fee having been received as cleared funds to the Owner’s bank / Paypal/Stripe account.
  4. Payment Procedure:
    For reservations made more than 12 weeks prior to the commencement date a booking fee of 25% of the total amount due must be sent after receipt of Email Confirmation. If a reservation is made less than 12 weeks before the commencement date the total amount due must be tendered after provisionally booking the property unless a different payment schedule is agreed by email. In the event that the Owner does not accept an Applicant's reservation all moneys paid will be refunded immediately. 

The balance of the full amount due in respect of the reservation and any additional charges are due 12 weeks before the commencement date. 

Non payment of any sum by the due date will be deemed to be a cancellation and the Owner may re-advertise the property for reservations without prior notice to the Applicant. The Applicant shall remain liable for payment of the full amount due in respect of the reservation in accordance with the provisions of Condition 4, unless the Owner is able to re-let the relevant reservation date. 

Payments under these Conditions may be made by bank transfer or credit card (Paypal, Stripe or similar payment platform). 

In agreeing to these terms and conditions the Applicant acknowledges and accepts that they are entering into a direct contract with the Owner in respect of the letting of the Property.  

5. Cancellation:
Any request to cancel a booking must be made by email to the Owner. The Applicant shall remain liable for all the payments due in respect of the reservation whether or not they have been paid at the time of cancellation. The Owner will offer the property for reservation and will use his reasonable endeavours to obtain a reservation for the property in respect of the cancellation period. 

During the current pandemic, if guests are unable to travel due to local lockdown restrictions, or if Barlings Barn is not able to open to your group size, for your booking date, due to Coronavirus restrictions, we will offer guests the opportunity to rebook any future available date within 18 months of their original booking, at no extra charge for a stay of the same duration.

6. Changes:
The Owner reserves the right to amend the price quoted on their website or any advertising media due to errors or omissions or changes in the VAT rate. In such circumstances the Owner will contact the Applicant. If the Applicant does not wish to pay the increase the Applicant shall be entitled to cancel the reservation and receive a full refund for all monies paid in respect of the reservation providing notice of cancellation is given in accordance with the provisions of Condition 4 and within 7 days from the Applicant receiving notice of the amendment to the price to be charged from the Owner. 

7. Applicant's Obligations:
The Applicant agrees: 

  1. to pay for any losses or damages to the property or its fixtures, fittings or decor, howsoever caused (reasonable wear and tear excluded);
  2. to take good care of the property and leave it in a clean and tidy condition at the end of the tenancy (extra cleaning can be charged);
  3. not to smoke inside any of the buildings and to dispose of cigarette butts in the designated areas outside  the property;
  4. not to cook anywhere on the property other than in designated kitchen areas or the barbecue area; and
  5. not to bring any pets to the property unless previously agreed in writing with the Owner.

8. Damages and Damage Deposit:

  1. We ask for a £ 200 damage deposit. You may make this payment either by cash, cheque or bank transfer before your arrival at your accommodation. This amount is fully refundable providing the property is left clean and tidy, that there have been no significant breakages, extra cleaning required or any extra people found to be staying at the property.  

In the event that the Applicant or anyone staying at the property during the Applicant's reservation period causes damage or incurs a need for professional cleaning services or leaves the property without settling invoices for additional services or supplies received during the Applicant's reservation period the guest will be notified in writing of the details of any extra costs incurred within 10 working days after the end of the reservation period and this amount shall be deducted from the Damage Deposit, if one has been taken, or payment will be required by the applicant. 

9. Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment:
The Applicant agrees that the use of any swimming pool facility, table tennis, squash and badminton equipment is at the Applicant's (or any third party residing in the property during the period of the Applicant's reservation) risk in all respects. The Applicant agrees to observe the "Regulations and Conditions Governing the Use of Swimming Pool, Spa and Ancillary Equipment" which form part of these Conditions and to ensure that any third party residing in the property during the period of the Applicant's reservation also abides by the same. 

10. Authority to Sign / Miscellaneous:
The Applicant acknowledges that he/she/they are authorised to send the email provisionally reserving Barlings Barn on behalf of all persons who will occupy the property throughout the duration of the reservation and that those persons are aware of the terms of these conditions. 

The Applicant shall be a member of the party occupying the property and hereby agrees to the following: 

  1. if the majority of the individuals residing in the property during the period of the Applicant's reservation are under 30 years old, or if the party are all of the same sex, the Owner must be notified by email;
  2. the property details state the maximum number of persons permitted to occupy the property and grounds at anytime;
  3. well-behaved dogs are permitted at Barlings Barn, provided this is agreed prior to provisionally reserving the property. Vigilant “poop scooping” is required;
  4. no smoking is permitted within the property and only within designated external areas;
  5. you must not cause a nuisance or disturbance to neighbouring accommodation or behave in an unreasonable way.
  6. no subletting of the property, in part or full, is allowed.

Any breach of these provisions will constitute a breach of contract, the Owner may terminate the reservation forthwith in which event all moneys paid by the Applicant will be forfeited and the Applicant and any third party residing in the property during the period of the Applicant's reservation may be required to vacate the property with immediate effect. 

The Owner reserves the right to take possession of the property at any time where damage or nuisance has been caused by the Applicant or any third party residing in the property during the period of the Applicant's reservation. In such an event neither the Owner shall be liable to make any refund of any monies paid by the Applicant whatsoever. 

11. Restricted Mobility Applicants:
Where the access to, layout or other physical feature of a property may be reasonably foreseen to cause individuals with restricted mobility difficulties the Owner  have endeavoured to ensure that the information provided in respect of the property has made this clear. Applicant's are required to inform the Owner by email on submission of the provisional reservation of the requirements of any third party due to be residing at the property during the Applicant's period of reservation with regard to any restricted mobility issues that may exist. 

Please note that the Owner do not accept any responsibility for the provision of equipment or any form of care required by any person due to any form of disability or restricted mobility regardless of the cause. 

12. The Reservation:
The reservation confers upon the Applicant the right to occupy the property for a holiday within the meaning of Section 9 of the Rent Act 1977. 

13. Non-Availability of Property:
If for any reason beyond the control of the Owner the property is not available on the date booked or the property is unfit for purpose, the Owner cannot accept any responsibility or pay any form of compensation where the circumstances causing the non-availability of the property amount to "force majeure". 

Circumstances that will be deemed to amount to "force majeure" include destruction or damage to the property as a result of fire; flood; explosion; storm or other weather damage; break-in or other criminal damage or any other occurrence beyond the reasonable control of the Owner. 

All monies paid in advance by the Applicant will be refunded in full but the Applicant shall have no further claim against the Owner. 

14. Liability:
This Condition 14 sets out the entire financial liability of the Owner (including any liability for the acts or omissions of its employees, consultants and subcontractors) to the Applicant in respect of any breach of this agreement; any use made by the Applicant or any third party residing or making use of the property during the Applicant's period of reservation and any representation, statement or tortious act or omission (including negligence) arising under or in connection with this agreement. 

All warranties, conditions and other terms implied by statute or common law are, to the fullest extent permitted by law, excluded from this agreement. Nothing in this agreement limits or excludes the liability of the Owner for death or personal injury resulting from negligence or for any damage or liability incurred by the Applicant as a result of fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation by the Owner. 

The Owner shall not be liable for loss of profits; loss of business; loss of anticipated savings; loss of personal property or possessions; loss of use of the property or any special, indirect, consequential or pure economic loss, costs, damages, charges or expenses in respect of the reservation. 

The Owner's total liability in contract, tort (including negligence or breach of statutory duty), misrepresentation, restitution or otherwise arising in connection with the performance or contemplated performance of the conditions of this agreement shall be limited to the monies paid in respect of the Applicant's reservation under the conditions of this Agreement. 

Any vehicle(s) of the Applicant or any third party making use of the property during the period of the Applicant's reservation is left at the property entirely at the risk of the owner of the vehicle. 

15. Discrepancies
In the event of discrepancy between these conditions and any other document, these conditions shall prevail. 

Regulations and Conditions For the use of the Pool and Play Equipment


The Tenants agree: 

  • That every care should be taken when around or using the pool.
  • To make sure that the cover is always replaced after use to retain the heat.
  • To note that the cover must be completely removed and that it is dangerous to be in the water with the cover on or partially on.
  • That no one should swim while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • Not to take any glass items near the pool area.
  • Guests should note that some pools have a shallow end and a deep end and for your own safety diving is strictly prohibited.
  • To ensure that children under 16, or any novice swimmer of any age, are always supervised by an adult and confident swimmer at all times.
  • To behave in such a manner as not to disrupt the enjoyment of other people staying in the near vicinity or prejudice the reputation of the owner of the property.
  • The holiday of any Applicant or third party residing or making use of the property during the period of the Applicant's reservation in breach of this clause may be terminated immediately and without compensation or any further obligation.
  • Any damage to the pool or games facilities arising out of misuse or as a result of negligence and/or failure to follow the instructions herein will be chargeable to the Applicant.
  • To use the pool and games equipment at their own risk.
  • Not to alter or tamper with the pool equipment.
  • If using the squash/games court, non marking trainers should be worn and not used for any other activity other than indoors activity.