Park House Self-catering Cottage, Harlaxton,
near Grantham, Lincolnshire, for holidays
and short breaks
Our guests have enjoyed short breaks and holidays here at
Park House since Aug 2013!
If you like to check availability
call or email us today on 07752 376870 or
We are happy to provisionally reserve your dates while you finalise your plans.
We have an independent Revoo rating from guest reviews of
9.6 out of 10 (June 2021)
"Thanks for a wonderful stay and for making everything so effortless. Lovely house, beautiful area and looking forward to coming back again soon. Thank you also for the hamper full of goodies - we enjoyed our cake say by Rutland Water - beautiful. :) x "
The Huxley family, Suffolk
"We love your home and garden! Charlie the spaniel enjoyed a few walks but as he gets anxious it was so good to let him enjoy the garden on the days he couldn't walk. Loved Harlaxton Manor, the canal, Naturescape. Thank you x."
The Kirkwood family, Cheltenham
"Such a lovely house. Really spacious and well equipped with a beautiful garden, while also being very cosy. We ended up spending a month here between moving house during lockdown. Nikki was fantastic - so helpful, very communicative and accommodating. It’s set in a beautiful, peaceful village, right next to a park with amazing views. Park House was a lovely, peaceful haven for us and our children and I’d highly recommend it."
"Had a lovely time staying in Park House. Would definitely love to return. Great hosts and lovely setting. The kids and dogs had a blast. Thank you!"
The Millichaps and Hilliers
"Another relaxing holiday on our return to Park House. Grantham Canal walk is terrific and garden centres galore. Thanks again."
Jack and Nancy, Hawes
"Had a wonderful weekend. Thanks so much to Nikki. Hope to be back sometime."
Jenny and family, Northampton
"Another relaxing stay. Great walks, great food, great scenery, great house and great hosts - what's not to love!! See you next year!! :)"
The Baldwins, Colchester
"Fantastic week. Weather gorgeous. Lovely comfortable cottage. Great walks, fantastic scenery. Belvoir and Burghley both great to visit. Thanks for welcome!"
Pyzers, Great Yarmouth
"Thanks for a lovely long weekend break in a beautiful home and gardens. So private. A very tranquil village, everything we needed and more. Would definitely recommend. Thanks."
The Lowe family, Stoke-on-Trent (September 2020)
"What a beautiful holiday home! Perfect village location. Enjoyed the garden and local walks. Great to visit Belton House, Belvoir Castle Gardens and Grantham Canal walk. love to come back again. Wonderful hosts"
The Vince family, London and Stowmarket (August 2020)
"We have greatly enjoyed this fantastic home-from-home. Walks along the canal, around the village, trips to local children's places etc. Lovely garden and clean, warm home. Thank you."
The Getting family, Farnham, Surrey (August 2020)
"A beautiful, perfect base for our weekend wedding stay."
Newly weds Rachel and David
"This is just the right house for the 8 of us. Lovely Relaxing weekend. Will definitely be back. Thanks!"
Hanrahan/Parks families, Yorkshire and London
"Had a great time in this lovely cottage. Great location for a meet up and very comfy, cosy accommodation."
Hotch, Migs, Miles, Guy and Tom, Grimsby, Stamford, Lincoln, Edinburgh, Keelby
Reviews from Aug 2013 - October 2018
"A perfect end to summer! Sunny days spent in the beautiful garden.
It is a fab house with lots of hiding places. (child's comment)
Thank you for sharing it!"
Dickens/Hughes family – Yorkshire/Derbyshire - August 2013
"Perfect location for our family gathering. House and garden are both wonderful. Thank you."
Hilton family – Yorkshire/London - September 2013
"Beautiful house in a charming village, we were all very comfortable. Hoping to return next year for Burghly Horse Trials again."
Taylor family – Kings Langley, Herts – September 2013
"Such a lovely house, full of character – we were so comfortable here, just wish we could stay longer! See you next year!"
Down family, Harrogate – September 2013
"Great cottage and garden. We had a very relaxing weekend and found everything we needed. Thank you."
Wilkinsons, Parkinson and Donohoe families from Copenhagen, Mull and Warwick - Sept 2014
"Lovely house, great facilities and super helpful owner. Had a lovely get together. Garden is perfect for the kids."
Sunner family, London and Leeds - September 2014
"Lovely comfy beds! Really nice house and grounds. Everything we needed for a great family get together. Very relaxing feel to the place. A great stay all rounder. Thanks."
The Rhodes, Wickham and Randte family, September 2014
"Four generations got together for the week after a difficult year. My 87 year old recently bereaved father managed to join us from Mon to Fri and it was just the change he needed. The property was perfect and we were able to enjoy each other's company but also have our own space if required. We felt at home immediately!! The cottage was very well equipped and the baby items were excellent. I have no doubt we will return. Thanks again."
Wendy Veness, October 2014
"Had a very pleasant stay in a beautifully appointed home. Nikki and Nigel were the perfect hosts. Would recommend Belton House and Lincoln. Lovely surroundings and fabulous walks. Harlaxton is a picturesque village."
The Girlie Weekenders (Herts, Cambs, Norfolk & Cheshire) October 2014
"This house was perfect for our stay. Very spacious and homely. The beds are so comfy. We loved having books, magazines and plenty of leaflets to find places to go Thanks so much."
The Barrett Burnham families, October 2014
"We have enjoyed our stay at our lovely home. Thank you for making it so welcoming. We will recommend to friends and family."
Scott & Turley family, Staffordshire, October 2014
"We have all had a great time. The house worked really well for us all. It was very clean and had everything we needed. Thank you."
Skinner & Northcote family, Nov 2014
E"xcellent stay once again. Lovely to visit the village tea rooms and pub tea at The Gregory. Plenty of wine and laughs and catch up. Thanks you x"
Jane, Sharon, Jenny, Sarah & Sue (Wirral, Stockport, Norfolk & Wetherby),
"Thank you for a wonderful stay. The house is perfect for a family holiday and child friendly with the high chairs, cots etc. Very accommodating hosts too - thank you!"
The Turner Hales family, Worcestershire, Nov 2014
"Perfect for us. Thank you."
The Smiths and other halves, Nov 2014.
"We have all thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Park House for Harry's 80th Birthday :) Perfect venue and all amenities catered for. Thank you x."
Harry, Julie, Linzi, Adam, Averil, Alex & Lola the Beagle, Dec 2014
"Great location, wonderful house, perfect birthday weekend! Thank you."
The Stewart family, Dec 2014
"A very enjoyable break. Hope to come again."
Seabrooks, Downs, Howes families (Northants, Leics), Dec 2014
"Wonderful Christmas holiday, made very special by Park House. Thank you xxxx"
Dobson, Fund & Pickering families (Yorkshire & Sussex), Dec 2014
"Great footprint, snow and sunshine. Great walking area. Ciao xxxx."
Lappin, Jamieson, Grainger & Everall families (Yorkshire & Hants), New Year 2015
"A lovely house - perfect size for friends' get together. Very child friendly."
The Ludlows, Naylors, Thayre & Staines families, Jan 2015
"We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We've been friends for 30 years but our first reunion for 10 years. Lovely house. We really appreciated everything you left for us."
Ski-ing reunion, Essex, Norfolk, Cheshire & Leicestershire, Jan 2015
"We had a lovely time here. Fantastic, well-equipped house. A real home away from home for a girlie weekend. Nikki and Nigel so helpful, friendly and welcoming. We would like to come again! Thank you!"
40th birthday, Leicester Jan 2015
"What a lovely cosy cottage. We really enjoyed chilling out by the lovely fire and manager to tear ourselves away to enjoy a walk to the Manor. Look forward to the next time! Thank you."
Girlie Weekend, Hertfordshire Jan-Feb 2015
"A lovely cottage in a good location. Beautiful surrounding and good places to eat nearby. Nikki - the owner - very friendly and helpful. Thank you."
Shirley & Val, Kent Feb 2015
"The house was perfect for us all and we had a great weekend. Hopefully we'll be back again soon. Many thanks."
Aimee & friends. Shropshire Feb 2015
B"ack for the second year in a row. Brilliant time - enjoyed it as much as last year. Lovely walk in the Manor grounds, gorgeous house with everything we needed."
Katy, Carline, Kirstie, LIsa & Jo (Hemel, Guiseley. Doncaster, Norwich & Cambridge) Feb 2015
"Another successful Belvoir Challenge completed and a lovely cosy log fire on return. Already planning next year."
Elizabeth, Katherine, Tracey (Manchester) and Jane (Cumbria) Feb-March 2015
"All facilities really good. Fire a must for us. The Gregory a good eating house. Southwell racing good but not profitable!"
Susan, Richard and Thomas Cooper, Essex March 2015
"Enjoyed our stay very much."
David and Laura Harper Lee (American guests of Harlaxton College) from the US March 2015
"We had a great time in your house. It was perfect for us! Thank you very much."
Kirsty and friends, Manchester March 2015
"A lovely relaxing stay at your cottage. Beds very comfortable and very well equipped kitchen. Our dog loved the garden and the walks by the canal. Excellent meal at 'The Gregory' and the pitch and putt at Ropsley was a resounding success!"
The Harrison (Nottingham) and Sleuce (Northants) families and Dillon the dog. March 2015
"A wonderful week for a visit to Lincoln, a treasure hunt and duck race in Grantham, a bike ride around Rutland Water, walks to the canal, the Manor and the pub, and an excellent spa day at Urban Spa. The house was perfect for us, for games, relaxing, egg and spoon races around the garden, picnics outside and watching the birds! Thank you for everything! x"
Rhys and friends including Isla (14 months) and Monty the dog. April 2015
"Here to celebrate Tony's 70th birthday and have had a wonderful time. Lounge and dining room provided perfect setting for birthday tea party and evening dinner. The Adventure Playground and gardens were great for an outing on Saturday at Belton House and we had an excellent Sunday lunch at The Chequers at Woolsthorpe on Sunday. Weather perfect for tea in the garden here afterwards."
The Oldershaw family from Swaledale, Essex and Harrogate. April 2015
"Lovely village, lovely house, lovely garden. Everything you could need in house for a relaxing break. Very attentive hosts. Don't miss Sunday lunch at The Gregory and tea & cakes in the Teaspoon Tea Company tea house in The George Centre in Grantham."
'Nutt clusters' from East Sussex, West Sussex & Norfolk May 2015
"Amazing place. Thanks so much. We will be back in summer for sure."
Mike & The Hens, L:ondon May 2015
"Brilliant weekend, lovely house. Great stay had by all! Would recommend to anyone wanting a great weekend away. Thanks."
The Martin family, Huddersfield, Manchester & London) May 2015
"It's been a great place have a birthday and spend time with the family. Lots for all to do and see. Thank you."
The Gray family, York, Kettering, Northampton May 2015
"Absolutely wonderful cottage. Excellent location for our son's wedding at Harlaxton. A home from home. Thank you."
The Little Family, May 2015
"Brilliant base for golfers. House great. All mod cons. Wanted for nothing. Will be coming back. Thank you."
"The Senior Golfers" - Dave, Brian, Allan, Terry, Ron and Paul., June 2015
"Ideal location to spend weekend with friends for a wedding in Harlaxton. We intend to return again."
Danielle, Doncaster June 2015
"Wonderful stay, house and daughter's wedding at Harlaxton Manor. Idyllic!"
The Pratts & Melsomes, Hampshire, June 2015
"Wonderful weekend. Even the sun shone for us."
The Farndon girls. July 2015
"Beautiful house. Lovely location. Perfect setting for bridal photography. Highly recommended.
Semple family, July 2015
"An amazing and peaceful location to stay in. Fully equipped for anything you need. Clean, spacious and homely. Lovely garden. We used the BBQ and made the most of the one week of summer."
Chapman and Rodd families, Aug 2015
"Amazing house with a luxury garden for us and our dog. A really relaxing stay altogether, thanks you."i
Morris & Schoenmakers families, Aug 2015
"Lovely sitting room for all of us. Nikki ^ Nigel are very kind and helpful hosts - the extra DVDs kept our teen happy. The horse over the wall is a bonus."
Dobbs family, Aug 2015
"Thank you so much for a lovely relaxing stay. Nikki & Nigel were the perfect hosts. Fabulous house/garden/location, however, my daughter now wants a horse! Thanks and see you again soon."
Jarvis family, Sept 2015
"Lovely house, had a relaxing stay. Thanks Nikki."
Rogers family, Krowera, Australia, Sept 2015
"Lovely cottage, warm welcome, beautiful location - everything we were looking for."
Czerniak & Connelly families, Sept 2015
"Have had a lovely weekend in your lovely house. Very well equipped for a most enjoyable stay. Very many thanks."
Liz, Phil, and friends, Sept 2015
"An enjoyable week. Grantham's Saturday street market is excellent, so are the National Trust properties in the area. A comfortable cottage. Thank you."
Keynsham & Roberts, October 2015
" A lovely house with plenty of room for the kids to chill out! Fab circular walk via canal, Wlsthorpe by Belvoir and Denton. Thankyou."
Efford and Higson families, October 2015
"An amazing house, had a great weekend, fab weather, fab friends, lot of food, fun and wine!! Thank you."
Debbie & Mark Needham, Nov 2015
"Very comfortable stay, lovely cottage, thanks very much for the wine and choccies."
Julie and friends, Nov 2015
"Fab relaxing weekend. Thanks again Nicky. Will definitely be back again."
Baldwin family, Nov 2015
"Wonderful house, very well equipped. Everyone in the family loved it. Lots to do and see in surrounding area. Great time had by all."
Sheridan family (3 generations), Dec 2015
"Wonderful house to spend a relaxing weekend with friends. Very comfortable and felt like home. Spent many hours playing the board games. Thank you for the welcome hamper."
Danielle & Tom, Dec 2015
"Thank you for providing us with a fabulous venue for our multi generation family holiday at Christmas. Superb house and beautiful village. We will be back. Thanks again."
The Mortimer family, Dec 2015
"A very well equipped house especially for children. Perfect for a group of friends with their expanding families."
Ludlows, Naylors, Grants, Thayres & Staines' urban family, Jan 2016
"A lovely weekend in a lovely house. Great facilities, super level of equipment in the kitchen and very comfortable overall. We've had a great time. Thanks!
Kirby and Upton families, Feb 2016
"We have had a lovely stay in this beautiful house and relaxing village. Very well equipped with comfortable beds. We ather started off poor but did brighten up allowing us to make the most of our days out at Belvoir Gardens and Lincoln. We had a successful BBQ and recommend Wellies Fish Chips. Thanks you."
The Tidwells plus Bella the dog, March 2016
"We had a fantastic time staying at Park House. Nikki & Nigel were very helpful,. We would come back again. Thank you."
The Beatties and Frank the dog, April 2016
"Perfect weekend! Beautiful setting, stunning cottage, supplied everything a weekend needs for 3 x families with children. Games, garden and space!! BBQ Friday on arrival. Sunshine also supplied and plenty of local information provided. A great weekend for friends to meet, spend time with the kiddies and have adult time relaxing. Thanks you!"
Hetherington, Hodgkinson and Jones families and Sam the dog May 2016
"A wonderful house and garden with lovely views! Great location. Great birthday weekend with lovely walks and meal at local pub. Would definitely come back."
Wilson family and friends, Stowmarket. May 2016
"A great house to relax in. Lovely garden. We both had a very nice stay here. Very pretty village. Belton House worth a visit (the downstairs tour is very good). Thank you for making us feel welcomed."
Kevin and Julia Staff, Norwich. May 2016
"What a fantastic house to stay in for a lovely family break. Very comfortable and well equipped and we were made to feel very welcome. Beautiful village - we did the tour round. Thank you."
Bunyan and Ovendon families June 2016
"A beautiful house with a great garden. Had a great time, enjoyed walks and nice food at The Gregory. Thank you for making us feel welcomed. Would definitely love to come back."
Fam Dijkestra, Rainworth (Notts) and The Netherlands, June 2016
"2nd visit. Just as good as we remembered and excellent weather - pity about the golf! As before, made to feel very welcome. Home from home. Thank you."
Senior Golfers Dave, Brian, Allan, Paul and Rono. June 2016
"Fab place. Everything 5*. Adore the well kept garden. Lots of interesting places to visit and can recommend highly the local pub, The Gregory. Will be back but need to pray to the rain god as never seen so much rain in 4 days!"
John and Mary and Joanna the cocker. June 2016
"An excellent, well equipped cottage in a lovely part of the world. Nikki has thought of everything! Looking forward to coming back next year. Brilliant garden."
The Whitely family, St Alban's and Bradford, July 2016
"A beautiful house, perfect for celebrating and preparing for a family wedding. Thanks very much Nikki. Very accommodating and welcoming - we all loved it here. (Wonderful bath)."
The Yeung family, Orkney, Sheffield, Turkey August 2016
"Excellent base for the family to gather for a family friend's wedding. Well -equipped and beautiful setting. Thank you Nikki, a super host."
Ruthine, Peter, Emma, Lloyd, Alfie and Lucy, North Lincolnshire, August 2016
"Had an amazing weekend staying in a beautiful cottage, well-equipped, completely exceeded our expectations. The owners were lovely and extremely helpful. Can't wait to return next year! Thank you."
Emma and friends, Newcastle. Sept 2016
"We have had a wonderful few days, really enjoyed our time here. The house and garden are stunning, so relaxing. We will definitely be coming back again. Thank you Nikki and Nigel xx."
The Jackson family, Sept 2016
"Warm welcome, spacious house, comfy beds, great weekend! Super walk from Harlaxton to a lunch at the Mucky Duck. Toby loved the treasure hunt, many thanks."
Parker family, Hertfordshire, Lincoln, Edinburgh, Tokyo, Nov 2016
"A wonderful second Christmas at Park House. Very welcoming and homely. Much enjoyed by all. Many thanks."
Mortimer family, Nottingham, Dec 2016
"Beautiful house with so many facilities and well equipped. Owner is very welcoming. Thank you."
Ludlows, Naylor, Staines & Thayre familes, Jan 2017
"Very pleasant stay. Plenty of room for all. Thank you."
Davey family, Cleethorpes, Jan 2017
"Thank you for an enjoyable half term break. We enjoyed doing the treasure hunt."
Snowden family, Feb 2017
"Very late family Xmas!! Ho Ho Ho! Have had a great time, loads of laughs. The house is the perfect venue for family gathering. We'll be back. Thank you."
Kirby, Hughes and Webster families & Mia the dog, Feb 2017
"2nd visit! Fabulous again! The perfect getaway! See you again!
Liz and friends, Feb 2017
"Lovely house, perfect for us whilst woring down here. Nikki is great. She can't help enough. Brilliant stay. We will be back!
Kieran and colleagues, CLC Transmission, Feb & March 2017
"Roomy, comfortable warm and well equipped. Thank you for welcoming us to your lovely home."
Thomson family from Newcastle, Ware, Birmingham and Cambridge, March 2017
"Thank you for a lovely welcome. Plenty of good advice about places to visit. We have been very comfortable and have enjoyed our holiday, although the weather could have been kinder. Special thank you for helping sort out Vera's flat tyre! We would have been in a real trouble without your assitance."
Freda, Ant, Tony, Theresa and Vera, Merseyside, March 2017
"Thank you very much for a lovely stay at your beautiful cottage. It has been relaxing, enjoyable and both children and adults do not want to go home today!! We will be back."
The Gosal & Uppal families from Norfolk
"Beautiful house and garden. Clean and comfortable. Perfect location for catching up. Lovely canal walk to the Dirty Duck and the food at The Gregory is excellent. Thanks you Nikki & Nigel. We'll definitely be back."
The Lamberts, Leighs, Foxes and Potters, Griffin and Cooper, April 2017
Peter & Beryl Mansell, Alan and Marion Filby, April 2017
"We had a local race and this AWESOME place acted as the PERFECT HQ. Loved every second of staying here. Cheers to the owners for being so helpful."
Wilkins, Cheek and Moody, Southend, May 2017
"Thanks Nikki for a fantastic stay. Lovely house and garden, we would love to come back. Thank you for all your help."
The Clarke family May 2017
"We had a great stay. Thank you for the lovely accommodation and all the little extras you gave us. It was cosy, warm and comfy. Loads to do and so peaceful. Thank you x."
The Dooleys from Hartley Whitney & The Parkers from Thetford, June 2017
"Arelaxing place for the Pawletts to meet up with space, comfort and location. Thank you."
Pawletts from Bedford, London and Cambridge, June 2017
"Third visit and just as good as ever. Cannot fault anything. Weather unkind but still 'home from home'. Many thanks."
Senior golfers, Dave, Brian, Allan and Ron, June 2017
"Lovely stay, plenty of space with everything we needed. Beautiful wather so the garden was great. Great walks around the Manor parklands and a visit to the splashpool in Grantham. Thank you Nikki & Nigel."
The Wrights from Lincs and Herts, June 2017
"Beautiful house, very comfortable stay. Had a couple of BBQs in your secluded garden. Grimsthorpe Castle well worth a visit. Thank you for making us welcome."
The Wood family, Angus (Scotland) and Leeds, June 2017
"Great house! Great location! Great garden! Great time had by all! Very warm welcome. Thanks Nikki."
The Lamberts, Andersons, Barrells and Hugo the Cockerpoo x (July 2017)
"Second visit and already looking forward to returning next year! Fun Farm and trampoline park proved successful as did little local park. Best of all, we just LOVE the house and garden. Thanks Nikki and Nigel for a great stay."
Whitley family, St Albans and Bradford (July 2017)
"We have really enjoyed out stay - it has been very restful, enjoyed the Stately Homes etc. all around, also the lovely countryside. The house - it's lovely - it's been good to be here - garden lovely and enclosed for the dog. Thank you so much."
The Gillis family (August 2017)
"A wonderful stay - made lots of very special memories. We haven's been disappointed with any of the local attractions etiher - Woolsthorpe Manor, Belvoir Castle, Belton House Grimsthorpe Castle! Fab!
The Kerrs and the Laisters (August 2017)
"A really lovely, comfortable house - great for a family reunion. We were particularly grateful for the suggested walks."
The Madigans, Glasgow and London, August 2017
"What a fantastic weekend we all had. The cottage and gardens are beautiful. Thank you so much for your hospitality. We will return as soon as we can. It was everything and more than we could have asked for. Thanks again x."
The Ashtons, Braybrooks, Harpers and Watsons, Sept 2017
"What an awesome place. We had a great time both I and around the house. Perfect for a friends get-together. Nikki was spot on with support. Will tell all our friends about this place. Thanks."
Leanda, Helen, Alix, Sharon, Gareth, Mark, Martin & Russel, Oct 2017
"Yet another fantastic weekend set in fabulous settings. Thanks again Nikki !! :) xx"
The Baldwins, McInallys & Maddocks Oct 2017
"Always stay here when in area. Lovely house and Nikki is always great. Be back soon I'd imagine. Thanks again, always a pleasure!"
Kieran, Dean, Fat Chris, Marc and Joe, CLC Transmission Services, March 2018
"Perfect location for a short stay when going to a wedding at Harlaxton Manor. beautiful gardens in a lovely village location. It's a shame we couldn't stay longer to explore the area more. We will be back I'm sure. Thank you."
Kantharia family, June 2018
"We all had a lovely week in this lovely house. The weather was sunny and warm, so the splendid garden was well used. We especially liked our trips to Oakham and Stamford. Thank you Nikki and Nigel."
Jim, Margaret, David, Nan and Katie the dog from Glasgow, Scotland, June 2018
"Thank you for a relaxing break in your very comfortable and well equipped holiday cottage. We all thoroughly enjoyed out time there - our only complaint was that we should have booked a longer break! We look forward to a return visit sometime."
The Thomas family, July 2018
"We had a lovely stay at Park House. I believe you have the most comfortable beds this side of the pond :) We are very grateful for a couple decent nights sleep. Thank you very much for having us!"
Lampert family, Indiana, USA, July 2018
"Absolutely fabulous weekend. Thanks for a lovely stay."
Dru and friends, London, July 2018
"We've had a lovely family holiday - the house has been an ideal 'home' for all of us. We love the area. So pretty and loads to do."
The Shelbourn family, Kent, London, Bristol and Yorkshire, Aug 2018
"Thank you Nikki and Nigel for your hospitality and the welcome pack! We have enjoyed being in this lovely house and have found some excellent places to eat, especially The Chequers and The Woodhouse Arms."
Colin, Mary, Pam and John, Leeds and Colchester, Sept 2018
"Fantastic House. Just enjoyed a brilliant weekend here with friends. Highly recommended. Thanks for having us."
Cheryl, York, October 2018