Covid-19MAY 17th and we REOPEN _ YippeeStay safe and keep well……..In line with the Government Directives Whitstone Farm will re-open to visitors from the May 17th 2021. The health and safety of our guests is paramount and we know all have understood the need the obey the ‘isolating and stay at home’ message. We have always taken the need for exceptional cleaning as normal, between every set of guests, beds are stripped off including mattress and pillow protectors,, deep cleaning has always been done in bathrooms and bedrooms and in all public areas. We will now ensure we have time, between each booking, to do deep cleaning for the ultimate safety of our guests.BUT we have been enjoying our very special garden on our own. - we have also been advised by the National Garden Scheme That we may re-open our garden to visitors and are doing so with ‘visits by appointment (tel;- 01626 832258) and hope greet visitors over the next few months. The garden is a peaceful haven for humans , animals and birds so come and enjoy ! You can also make contact by email email@example.comApart from the plants and trees of course we have numerous birds who visit our garden, we recently watched a Sparrowhawk on patrol and the buzzards wheel around overhead in the sunshine which has finally made an appearance after the awfully wet winter and now sparrows are twittering at each other across the courtyard .Swallows - have reappeared , nesting in next door’s barn…….Bluetits in and out of crevices in the barn walls, Wrens nesting on top of the calor gaz cylinder, Thrushes and Blackbirds madly collecting food for their broods, Woodpeckers attacking the lawn for ants and grubs so a lot of areas now off limits for us until the babies have fledged. - wildlife heaven.. Even Ravens are strutting across the lawn with two male pheasants fighting it out to be the supreme champion, never a dull moment in the ‘bird’ world !STOP PRESS, we have seen Red Fork Tailed Kites overhead……….