Once you have decided on your preferred cottage and dates there are two ways that you can book to stay :
1) Book Online :
The easiest way is to book online by clicking the BOOK ONLINE button below.
When the booking window opens, select your accomodation, month and start / departure dates.
Follow the 'on-screen' instructions and complete the booking details.
Finally, choose your preferred payment method and send the appropriate amount.
Please remember your booking remains provisional until payment is received.
Overseas customers may prefer to reduce bank charges by making one transaction for full payment.
Note : If you are booking online, you don't need to complete a separate paper booking form.
2) Book by Email or Telephone :
Either email us at email@example.com or telephone us on (+44) 01797 270 539 or 07770 788 475
Let us know your dates and preferred accomodation and we will be happy to advise you.
If you have any specific needs, such as bringing a dog, please check with us first.
Once we have confirmed availability, price and payment options, we can provisionally book your stay.
To finalise the booking, we require a completed BOOKING FORM.
You can download and print the form by clicking the button above.
If required we can email or post you a paper copy of the form to complete.
Post the form, along with your deposit to finalise booking.
Cheques made payable to Mrs P. Cooke, Great Prawls Farm, Stone-In-Oxney, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 7HB.
DETAILED GUIDE TO USING THE BOOKING CALENDAR :
Upon opening the booking / availability calendar, select the cottage you are interested in.
If unsure, check the box at the top where it says 'SELECT ALTERNATIVE ACCOMMODATION'
Select the month you are interested in, where it says 'CHANGE MONTH'
You may wish to click on different months and different cottages, to assess availability and prices. To compare prices, hover your mouse over an available start date ( shown in red ) and the price for
that week will appear directly above the calendar.
When you have decided on the dates you wish to book, click a valid arrival date ( shown in red ).
You will then be promted to click the date of departure, also shown in red. PLEASE NOTE, the booking calendar will only accept Saturday as a vaild arrival / departure date.
Should you wish to book a short break it is best to email or telephone.
Once you have clicked on your dates, please enter the numbers of your party and whether you require
towels, before clicking NEXT. On the next page, you will need to enter all your details, making sure
you scroll to the bottom of the page to complete all required fields.
Finally, choose your preferred payment method and send the appropriate amount. NOTE : If paying
by Bank Transfer, please make a careful note of the details before closing the booking window.
GREAT PRAWLS FARM HOLIDAY COTTAGES TERMS AND CONDITIONS
THE CONTRACT :
contract entered into is between Great Prawls Farm Holiday Cottages
(the Owner) and the person making the booking (the Hirer).
contract is not effective until either (a) The booking is completed
online and 50% deposit of the total booking fee has been received OR
(b) A completed booking form and 50% deposit of the total booking fee
has been received. If the booking is made less than 6 weeks before the
arrival date, 100% of the booking fee is required to secure a booking.
5 working days are allowed for monies to be received.
BOOKING AND PAYMENT :
Hirers must be over the age of 18. We do not accept bookings from groups of young people.
hirer is responsible for all people within the group staying and should
ensure that they are all aware of our terms and conditions.
Owners reserve the right to decline any booking or to refuse entry to
anyone who has not complied with the booking conditions.
can be made via Bank Transfer, Cheque payable to Mrs P.Cooke or Paypal.
All payments should be made in Pounds Sterling and the Hirer is
responsible for any fees, surcharges or exchange rates.
It is a condition of the booking that the Hirer has taken out their own holiday cancellation insurance.
The balance is required 6 weeks before your arrival date.
receipt of deposit (or full payment should you wish) all bookings are
considered provisional and can be cancelled without prior notice. Upon
receipt of funds, a booking will be confirmed in writing or by email.
Once a booking has been confirmed the hirer is responsible for the
total cost of the stay.
ARRIVAL / DEPARTURE :
Arrival time is after 3pm (Information about keys will be provided in your booking confirmation, after balance payment).
the day of departure, departure time is 10am or before. Please respect
these timings, to allow us fair time to clean properties between lets.
you be excessively delayed in your arrival please try to telephone us.
We generally recommend that guests arrive before dark for their own
ease of finding us.
In the event of
a cancellation by the Hirer (after deposit paid but before balance due)
we will endeavour to re-let the property(ies). Please telephone us
immediately, to allow us as much time as possible to do so. If we are
successful in re-letting the property, we will refund all deposit
monies received less a £50 handling charge per week, per property. If
in the event we are unable to re-let the property, your full deposit
will be forfeited.
In the event of a cancellation by the Hirer
(after full payment has been made) You will be held liable for the full
amount of the booking and all monies will be forfeited. We reiterate,
you are strongly advised to take out appropriate holiday cancellation
Non payment of the balance by the due date (6 weeks
/ 42 days prior to arrival date) may be treated as a cancellation.
However a reminder will be sent before interpreting this as a
In the event of the property being unavailable
for reasons beyond our control, for example fire damage, the Owner will
endeavour to either provide alternative accommodation (after
consultation and agreement with the Hirer) OR give a complete refund of
monies received. If the only alternative accommodation is of a higher
price we reserve the right to charge the difference.
unlikely event of cancellation by the Owners before the commencement of
your holiday, the owner shall only be liable for the return of monies
received. We will not be liable for any consequential loss the Hirer
may suffer or pay any compensation to the Hirer.
TERMS OF OCCUPATION :
entering into the contract, you understand that the cottages are let on
the basis of a holiday only and the term of the let cannot be extended.
numbers of people occupying a property must at no time exceed the
maximum number of bed spaces in that property. As stated on our
website, Tamworth Cottage sleeps 4 (plus cot) and Meadow Cottage sleeps
5 (plus cot).The Hirer is not to allow the property(ies) to be occupied
by more than the maximum number of persons as stated on our web site
unless prior written agreement with the Owner has been made.
Hirer is not to entertain / invite additional guests to Great Prawls
Farm Holiday Cottages (either individual properties or the farm),
without the permission and prior consent of the Owner.
Owner reserves the right to refuse entry to the entire property(ies) or
request the party to leave the site, if the number / names of persons
differs from that stated on the booking form. Full payment will still
be required (no monies will be reimbursed) if the Hirer or any members
of the Hirers party are requested to vacate the accommodation / site.
Owner has the right to enter the property(ies) at any reasonable time,
for any reason they see fit, such as but not limited to;
maintenance/repair/installation of services and at any time in the case
of an emergency. Hirers must also be aware that throughout your stay,
the Owner will need to cut the grass and maintain the garden as
appropriate and we ask that you make allowance for this.
Hirer is responsible for leaving the property(ies) in good order and
clean condition, otherwise an additional cleaning charge may be levied.
Hirer will pay for or make good, any damage (including that caused by
any dogs), breakage or loss (excluding reasonable wear and tear)
incurred during occupation. Major damage / breakages, should be
reported to the Owner immediately, so that it can be remedied.
Hirer is responsible for the party not causing nuisance, harm or
annoyance to occupants in the other properties at Great Prawls Farm.
the Owners consider anyone is causing a nuisance, harm, causing damage
or not treating either the farm, the accommodation property(ies), other
guests, farm animals with respect, the contract may be discharged and
we may repossess the property(ies) immediately. The Hirer will remain
liable for the whole cost of hire and no refund shall be due.
GREAT PRAWLS FARM SAFETY :
embarking on the self guided walks around Great Prawls Farm please make
sure you have read the guidance on using the trails. This is available
in all properties and it is the responsibility of the Hirer to draw it
to the attention of all members of the party who wish to use the trails.
Prawls Farm is a working Sheep farm, and as such there may be times
when tractors and machinery are operating, please keep away. Similarly,
please be respectful to the environment at all times, no running,
shouting, littering or cycling is permitted. The quieter you are the
more wildlife you will see and it ensures the farm remains a peaceful
haven for everyone!
Appropriate sturdy and enclosed footwear
should be worn when on the trails, no open toe sandals or flip-flops
for example. Try to be vigilant of your footing at all times, we know
the views are lovely but please check back regularly to see where you
are putting your feet! Take particular care walking downhill and always
be aware of rabbit holes which can be concealed in long grass.
follow the maps carefully and try to stick to the trail routes. Always
leave gates the way you find them. The trails are open in daylight
hours, but not after 8pm.
Around the farm there are naturally
occurring hazards such as watercourses, steep gradients and uneven
ground, appropriate care, caution and supervision must be exercised at
all times. Never climb fences or trees or play on farm machinery the
farm is absolutely not a playground. Avoid walking through wooded areas
/ under trees in windy conditions and never allow small children near
the water in the ditches or ponds.
Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
may be times when we need to close one or all of the trails for
maintenance or because it is unsafe. We will try to ensure we speak
with you or place a note through the door of the cottage to let you
know and we will always endeavour to re-open them ASAP. The Farm Trails
are for exclusive use of our holidaymakers and are not open all year or
to the general public.
Hands should be washed after visiting
/ touching any animals on the farm. We would also kindly request that
you check your footwear is clean when returning to the cottage, because
the sheep have some messy habits!
When driving down the farm
lane please do not exceed the 10mph speed limit for the safety of
everyone, particularly children and animals. Thank you.
dogs shall be brought to Great Prawls Farm Holiday Cottages without
prior permission of the Owner. At no time can any other type of pet /
animal (except for dogs by arrangement) be brought into the
A maximum of two small or one medium size dog(s)
are permitted in Meadow Cottage by prior arrangement and this must be
stated when making the booking.
Sheep roam freely in the
surrounding fields and around the farm, please keep dogs on a lead at
all times. Particular care must be taken around pregnant Ewes or Ewes
with young lambs, which should at no time be approached with a dog.
must not be allowed to chase wildlife, or cause fright / distress to
other animals or people and should always be under close control.
Under no circumstances can dogs be left unattended in the property(ies).
Please don't allow dogs on the beds or furniture. Please bring your own dog beds and bowls if required.
If the Owner considers your pet is causing a nuisance or damage, the Hirer will be required to remove it from the property(ies).
You must clean up after you pet, both in the property and outside and dispose of all waste hygienically.
DESCRIPTION AND LIABILITY :
information provided on our website is believed to be true and accurate
at the time of writing and all reasonable efforts have been made to
ensure that descriptions given to each property are fair and accurate.
However, minor differences may arise between photographs, illustrations
and descriptions (e.g. when equipment / furniture has had to be
replaced) of a particular property and an actual property, which are
intended to give general guidance and do not form part of the agreement
between the Owner and the Hirer.
It is the Hirers responsibility to raise points of particular importance and ask questions in advance of booking.
Owner takes responsibility to ensure all descriptions are accurate,
however, the Owner also reserves the right to alter, substitute or
withdraw any service facility / amenity if necessary.
cannot accept responsibility for any material loss, damage, injury,
additional expense or inconvenience directly or indirectly caused by or
arising of the property / site, its plumbing, oil, telephone, gas,
electricity and wifi services or exceptional weather, to the Hirer or
any member of the party during occupancy.
No responsibility is
accepted for loss or damage of property (including pets) vehicles or
vehicle contents belonging to the Hirer or any member of the party
during their occupancy.
The Owner cannot accept responsibility
for any material loss, damage, injury, additional expense or
inconvenience directly or indirectly caused by or arising from use of
the property(ies), their amenities, the farm trails (the farm itself,
fields, drive or site) to the Hirer or any member of the party during
Wi-Fi internet access is
available free of charge to guests on the condition that it is not used
to view / download from sites that have illegal content or images that
contravene UK law.
No attempt should be made to interfere
with, change or access passwords or accounts associated with the
telephone / broadband equipment.
At no point should the Hirer
interfere with, tamper or make changes to the telephone equipment in
the property(ies) or connect any additional equipment to the telephone
line. It is forbidden to use the telephone line to make or
receive calls and if any calls were to be made the Hirer would be
liable for all costs incurred.
The Owner is not liable for the Hirers computer equipment or devices not being compatible with our WiFi router / equipment.
complaints should be made immediately by the Hirer or as soon as
reasonably possible and in any case before departure; to the Owner to
give them every chance to rectify the situation.
The Owner is
within their rights to refuse to entertain any complaint, irrespective
of merits, if the Hirer has not brought this to the attention of the
Owner whilst they are in residence at Great Prawls Farm Holiday
LEGAL PROVISION :
validity and performance of this Agreement (contract) is governed by
the law of England and the parties agree to submit to the jurisdiction
of the English Courts.
The Hirer agrees that the Contract with
the Owner is made at the Owners premises and that any proceedings shall
be conducted in the County Court nearest to the Owner.
purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, all personal and other
information and details collected by Great Prawls Farm Holiday Cottages
in the course of its business, belong to us and will not be disclosed
to any third party.