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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I can't recommend this place highly enough, the site was so friendly and safe our kids went completely free range within a couple of hours. We loved collecting our eggs in the morning, seeing the baby goats, the unbelievably comfy bed and cooking on the fire. John and Sharon are perfect hosts and provided a really interesting insight into farming...

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Sharon E, Owner at The Dandelion Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Emma & Jags, Benjamin, Molly & Sam, Thank you so much for sharing your experience of glamping at The Dandelion Hideaway with others on Trip Advisor, it really does help in deciding where to go on holiday. Farmer John and I were genuinely heartened by your generous comments of us, we loved meeting you and your family and the...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our third visit to the beautiful Dandelion Hideaway and it was just fantastic. Our children love the farm activities - grooming ponies, milking goats, collecting eggs, visiting the baby goats and a special Easter egg hunt in the farmhouse garden! The canvas cottages are beautifully decorated and so comfortable, the children love sleeping in the cupboard bed! Farmer John and...

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Sharon E, Owner at The Dandelion Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Ian, Louise, Amelie & Nathaniel, We love welcoming you and your family to the farm; Amelie & Nathaniel are a true delight and such adorable children. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your Easter holidays, the weather was kind to us too! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others on Trip Advisor, which...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was our 4 th visit to Dandelion hideaway, each visit has been fantastic , but for our family this was extra special as my husband wanted to celebrate his 60th birthday with our children and grandchildren. Our 3 generation family were aged between 3 and 60 loved it. We booked bluebells and badgers sett specifically as they are close...

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Sharon E, Owner at The Dandelion Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Angela & Anton, Simon & Nicola, Nancy, Stanley & Andrea, Millie & Annie, It’s always a pleasure to host you and your beautiful family Angela, and for Anton to have chosen us as the location for his very special birthday celebration we feel very honoured. I’m so pleased you enjoyed Bluebells and the hot tub, as you say it...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We visited for a short break with the kids after Easter, and couldn't have had a more perfect time. The accommodation (we were in Badgers Nest) was fantastic, beds were super comfortable and the bathroom great too. It really lived up to the "glamping" promise - the best of both worlds. The farm was a great environment for us and...

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Sharon E, Owner at The Dandelion Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Richard, Melenie, Benjamin & Rose, firstly thank you for your lovely review of your stay here at The Dandelion Hideaway. It’s so heart-warming to Farmer John & I when we read that guests have loved and enjoyed their stay and wish to return, so thank you, we’d love to welcome you all again, hopefully for a longer break, three...

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Rabbits Warren for four nights over Easter and whilst our expectations were high, having read so many great reviews, we were totally wowed on arrival! Sharon is super welcoming and makes you feel at home from the moment you arrive. The cottages themselves are simply beautiful with fabulous attention to detail and everything you need, for anything...

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Sharon E, Owner at The Dandelion Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Natalie, Bill, Freddie & Woody, Firstly, thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience of Easter-time at The Dandelion Hideaway, its very kind of you. We try immensely hard to create a 'wow' for everyone and I've carefully selected beautiful fabrics and soft furnishings to create a relaxing, country-home ambiance in each of the canvas...

Widnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dandelion Hideaway is in a amazing location for glamping and Sharon and Farmer John are the perfect hosts. They provide a lovely warm welcome on arrival, help with taking your bags to your canvas cottage and even bake a cake for you on arrival! Our 7 year old son had a fantastic time seeing and milking the goats, playing...

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Sharon E, Owner at The Dandelion Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Dawn, Paul & George, thank you so much for your glowing review, it was lovely to meet you last week and I’m so pleased you enjoyed your first glamping holiday, let’s hope it will be the first of many! Your review is the first of the 2017 season so thank you for taking the time and sharing with others...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We visited The Dandelion Hideway in August, and from the moment we entered the site it was pure magic. There were all sorts of wonderful animals, and lovely tents. There's just 6 of them, and each have a small porch, an outdoor seating area and a barbecue. The inside has plenty of space, and is absolutely beautiful. The farmer was...

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Sharon E, Owner at The Dandelion Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind comments, we try to make each and every holiday a magical experience, so to read your review was heart-warming for Farmer John & I. Delighted that you enjoyed our 'family of animals' and the gentle farm activities, which are always a favourite. I do hope that you will come and stay with us again,...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Just thinking about booking again for the fourth year running when I remembered I told Farmer John I would write a review upon my return. This is a trip like no other, but it's as much about what's missing, (TV, electricity, WiFi) as it is what replaces it, (monopoly, laughing, conversations). My sister, brother-in-law, our three teenagers and two dogs...

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Sharon E, Owner at The Dandelion Hideaway, responded to this review

What a lovely, heart-warming review. You’ve summarised so beautifully the epitome of glamping and the allure of nature albeit with utterly luxurious furnishings. It’s so very lovely and genuine of you to compliment us on our hosting. We understand that our responsibility and duty is to create lifelong memories and happiness for our guests and that time away from the...

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Our second visit to the wonderful Dandelion Hideaway, just as magical as the first. We absolutely love it here, being able to switch off and relax in the beautiful surroundings. The canvas cottages are cosy, very comfortable and beautifully decorated. The children loved milking the goats, visiting the newborns, pony grooming, collecting eggs from the hen house and kite flying...

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Sharon E, Owner at The Dandelion Hideaway, responded to this review

Firstly, we thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with others, it’s important to us that our reviews are timely and recent and we do appreciate your glowing review. To have re-booked already, on the day you left us (!), is testament to how much you enjoyed your glamping escape. We love welcoming you to...

Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We just got back from a half term break at the dandelion hideaway. We had an absolutely amazing time getting away from it all and decompressing from our busy lives. The kids had a great time milking goats and collecting eggs, and for me the simplicity of building the fire and relaxing made it a break to remember. We can't...

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Sharon E, Owner at The Dandelion Hideaway, responded to this review

So, lovely to read your review “we can’t wait to go back”. And its super that you’ve already re-booked for next Easter, Farmer John and I love it when we can welcome back friends. Its lovely that you enjoyed your holiday, relaxed, had fun and laughter. It was a pleasure to host your holiday and to see you all enjoying...

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dandelion Hideaway offers the finest farm glamping holiday. Six, luxury country canvas cottages, nestled into the idyllic countryside, offer fun for families and pure indulgence and romance for couples. There are beautiful luxurious interiors, vintage touches and a roll top bath & shower in the en suite bathroom, with oodles of hot water! Each sleeps six guests in two bedrooms, plus a "hayloft", and the well equipped farmhouse kitchen includes a butler's sink and a traditional range cooker. Bluebells canvas cottage is just for two and is perfect for romance, proposals and celebrations, its very secluded, private and has its own delightful hot tub. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dandelion Hideaway

Address: Osbaston House Farm Lount Road | Leicestershire, Osbaston CV13 0HR, England (Formerly Osbaston House Farm)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Leicestershire > Osbaston
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
The Dandelion Hideaway Hotel Osbaston
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“all cottages have great views”
paulsu2016, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We have now stayed in two of the tents and both were excellent”
68stephenp, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All tents are beautiful, but if you want privacy, Bluebells is tucked away.”
885Jane, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to book a mini tractor with young kids, it makes it very special for them.”
sophiem790, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“we had Hares Form which has it's own field! To be honest they all looked good.”
KateH341, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
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