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William and Simon decided that we would recognise and honour those employees and key workers who have relieved much of the pressure of the virus, by their work in the NHS. Through Social Media, we offered a 50% discount to all NHS employees to take their holiday when they were able, at Mistletoe Cottage, so […]


For centuries, Northampton Town and Northamptonshire County have been renowned for making some of the best footwear in the world. The finest brand of shoe and boot makers in the county is Joseph Cheaney who set up home in Desborough to the west of the County in 1886. Over the past few years the brand […]


Sometimes, we forget to take care of ourselves, and particularly, our inner selves. And, it’s all been a bit difficult for most people over the last few months. The Inner Healing School of Yoga is based in Rushden, and we have teamed up with David who is the Director at the school to offer a […]


What do you do when you’ve got a few months off with no business and not much else to do? Well! we look for ways to improve our Guest Experience, for when people to come back to visit. Our bathrooms were a niggling thing for us. One of them was across the landing, meaning that […]

No.1 Hind Stile and Viva Beauty Lounge

Phoebe and her team at Viva Beauty Lounge have created one of the most exclusive beauty lounges in this part of central England. The salon is just 30 steps from our front door. You can have pedicures, manicures, suntans, massages, nail treatment, hair treatment, waxes and gels – and there’s more – just talk to […]

Upgraded en-suite bathrooms

Since we moved our boutique guest accommodation from The Old House in the Market Square, to a little lane tucked just behind  – at No.1 Hind Stile, we have always been concerned that our bathrooms did not live up to the standard that we set out to deliver to our guests. While we have been […]


After almost four months of the weirdest experience the world has seen, we are delighted to say that we are now able to re-open No.1 Hind Stile Boutique Guest Accommodation in Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire and at Mistletoe Cottage in Kinnersley, Herefordshire. As always, our guests at No.1 Hind Stile will be welcomed in our usual […]

Come and create a Christmas Wreath in Higham Ferrers

We’ve only just got over a very weird Springtime, but already, people are thinking about Christmas, and how they can make the most of the festive period with their friends and family that they have missed for a long time. Here’s an idea to get you into the festive spirit during early December. Stay for […]

What’s on Winter 2019

IF YOU FIND YOURSELF IN HIGHAM FERRERS EARLY IN 2020? HERE’S A FEW THINGS YOU COULD JOIN IN WITH ~ Tuesday January 21st – 12.30 until 3.00 St. John’s Church, Chelveston Soup and Cake for Lunch Just turn up! Saturday January 25th – 9.00 a.m. until 1.00 p.m. Market Square, Higham Ferrers Farmer’s Market More […]

Mistletoe Cottage, Kinnersley, Herefordshire

It’s been a great year at Mistletoe Cottage, and we are delighted that we have sold just over half of the weeks, in our first year of trading. Our short breaks of 3-days or more have been very well received, and customer just love the thought of getting away for a mini break. There’s space […]