This self-contained cottage is set in seclusion on the edge of the estate, about a two-minute walk from the main hotel. This rustic, weathered-stone residence has a private garden with a furnished patio for alfresco dining, and an original well. The conservatory is set for dining in chillier weather too. Interiors are classic and cosy: the beamed living room is dressed in Persian rugs and tufted couches, with a window nook and a wood-burning stove. There’s a full kitchen; the cottage is fully self-catered, but the hotel can deliver breakfast baskets. The two bedrooms, in restful pastel hues, each have a double bed (one can be converted to twins, on request); two extra beds (for children aged 12 and under) can be added to one of the bedroom’s sizeable landings too. The cottage has two bathrooms, and this is the only accommodation option for families staying with children or dogs; over–12s are welcome in the Baa (bar) and for breakfast at Thyme, but under–12s will need to breakfast in the cottage.