The best way to see the stunning scenery around Notgrove is on two wheels and we have mapped out our favourite cycle routes for you.

In partnership with Far Peak Cycles, we have brand new Claud Butler and electric bikes and accessories, checked and maintained before every ride.

Each hire is provided with an accessory pack, including multi tool, puncture repair kit, pump and lock to make your journey as hassle free as possible, wherever you decide to ride.

Cycle Hire & Routes

Tennis Court Hire & Lessons

Bring your tennis racket and book the Estate Tennis Court during your stay, the court can be booked daytime and evening. Please bring your own racket and balls. Tennis Court Hire £5 per hour. To book the Tennis Court please email Harry or call 07775 902921.

If you would like your own private tennis lesson, Mark Jacobsen is a qualified coach and would be happy to help.  All details on prices and how to book Mark are on our Activities page.

Babysitting & Childcare

If you are looking for a night out without the children whilst staying at Notgrove, Alice Cutting is a qualified and experienced babysitter and child minder who lives locally, is full insured, security checked and first aid certified.  You can book Alice direct for evenings or weekends by calling her on 07769 186593 or email

The Black Farmer

Notgrove Holidays is proud to support The Black Farmer.  You can order fresh West Country meat for cooking or to BBQ from The Black Farmer which will be delivered to the Barns Games Room for you to collect on the day you arrive.  They also have a lovely range of locally sourced delicatessen groceries, pies and pastries, crisps and drinks including wine you can preorder too to accompany your shopping.  Please visit the website for a full list of products and to place your order using our 15% discount code Holiday15:

Other Activities & Adventures

We have lots of other activities and adventures you can prebook for your stay at Notgrove including:

  • Forest school, bushcraft and falconry experience
  • Yoga, fitness classes and art classes
  • Beauty treatments (see details below)
  • Tennis and football lessons
  • Electric quad bikes

They are all listed on our Activities & Adventures page here on our website.

Grocery Delivery

Arrive to a cottage stocked up with all your favourite goodies. Do your supermarket shop on line and have it delivered to your cottage on the day of your arrival. We receive the delivery at your cottage and ensure the frozen and chilled goods are stowed away in the fridge/freezer. We can unpack the rest of your items or leave them for you when you arrive.

Delivery address……

Please ensure you put your surname and the name of the cottage you are staying in on the booking.

Hazelnut, Chestnut, Cobnut, Walnut, Wainway, The Grove and The Courtyard

Village Farm Holiday Cottages
Gloucestershire GL54 3BS

Please let me know before you book to ensure we can receive the shopping, we take delivery between 2 & 3 pm only, by emailing Kate at .

We charge a fee of £25 for this service.

 Dinner Parties & Home Cooking

Mark Arthurs is a very good local chef (he lives in Notgrove) and works at the Nuttery in the village. Mark is also available for guests who stay in the Barns to book him to cater for private dinner parties, celebrations or special occasions.

Mark has many years’ experience in providing delicious food to suit any occasion.  He is happy to discuss your requirements and tailor make a menu to suit your style and occasion. Please see the sample menu on The Nuttery website for some ideas or Mark can create a bespoke menu just for you.

Pricing includes the shopping, preparation time and food. Mark will shop, prepare and cook in your kitchen, serve, clear and lastly leave your kitchen spotless. For a quote and sample menus click here or call Mark on 07760 663004 or email

If you are wanting a homemade meal such as lasagna, shepherds pie or casserole followed by a pudding delivered to your door so you just have to heat it up and serve, then Anna MacCurrach is a local cook who will be happy to help. She is married to a local farmer and takes pride is supporting local food producers wherever possible  She can also make celebration cakes for birthdays and special occasions.  To view her sample menu options, click here.  To place your order, please contact Anna at least two days in advance on 07968 049372 or email

Beauty Treatments

The ultimate in relaxation. Phoenix Rose Beauty offer a range of treatments all provided in the comfort of your own cottage, ensuring you are left as relaxed and tranquil as possible to continue your break in the Cotswolds. They can cater for groups, couples or individual bookings.  Treatments include:


Relaxing Combination £40
30 min Back Massage followed by a 30 min Facial

Indulgence Combination £40
1 hour Massage of Head, Face, Shoulder, Feet and Hands

Pamper Parties

We can also arrange pamper parties for group bookings with mini versions of our normal treatments.

  • Indian Head Massage
  • Express Manicure
  • Express Pedicure
  • Facial
  • Foot Massage

20 minute mini treatments are £15 each


A great way to unwind; help stimulate circulation and can improve muscle tone.

1 Hour Facial £40
Cleanse, Tone, Exfoliate, Massage, Mask, Moisturise

Luxury Facial 1 hour 20 mins £55
 1 hour Facial including a scalp, hands and feet massage

Indian Head Massage

A traditional treatment that can help to:

  • relieve stress
  • ease tension in the neck, back and shoulders
  • ease and reduce the frequency of headaches

35 Minute Indian Head Massage £30

Swedish Massage

Massage is not only relaxing, but offers additional benefits including stimulating circulation and helping to clear toxins through lymphatic drainage techniques

40 minute Swedish Massage £30
Back, Neck and Shoulder

60 minute Swedish Massage £40
Back, Neck and Shoulder

1 hour 20 minutes Full Body £55
Include feet, legs, back, neck, shoulders, scalp, arms and hands

Pregnancy Full Body Massage

Our Full Body Massage can be adapted to cater for all stages of pregnancy

40 minute Sweidish massage £30

Full Body Massage 1 hour 20 minutes  £55

To book any of the following treatments please book with Sadie direct 07859 052668 or email Please book treatments at least 7 days before your arrival.