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New Farm Holidays, Lincolnshire.

New Farm Holidays, Stickney, Boston PE22 8BN, UK

If you've been living under a rock for the past week then you won't be aware that last Friday I had my 25th Birthday. My birthday came and went quickly as it usually does and I do feel differently. There's something about being 25, I feel more motivated than ever within my professional/blogger life and to tick off some things off my list that I've wanted to do for absolutely ages. 

I wanted to share a snippet of my birthday weekend with you. Jordan arranged for myself and him to go glamping in Lincolnshire at a little place called New Farm Holidays. We stayed in the only bell tent on site, there was 3 glamping pods too and it was surrounding a biggish lake. 

It was honestly the most relaxed, internet detox filled weekend that I have been craving since the beginning of 2016. It was so nice not having access to the internet and being drawn into the world of social media.

I am known to work extremely hard and not give myself enough time out to appreciate and enjoy the little things in life. It was nice to be allowed a couple of days peace and enjoy a good book looking across the lake or even better a camp fire in the evening with wine and cheese.

The place was very out in the sticks with the nearest pub around a 30/45 minute walk away. So this place wouldn't be suited for someone who likes to make their weekends full of various activities, unless your like me and Jordan who enjoyed a few board games at the pub before dinner.

The lake itself was stunning, it was so nice to sit reading a book and watch the various dragonflies and butterflies fly around the place. I don't think I have ever seen so many! However I saw way too many huntsman spiders over the weekend than I'd ever want to see in my lifetime!

The campsite had toilet/shower facilities which really impressed me, I wasn't at all nervous about using them and the campsite has obviously been well looked after and appreciated by the other campers on site.

I didn't want to give too much away from this weekend as it's a lovely memory I would like to keep between myself and Jordan without a whole audience engagement to enjoy it too. I really had the best weekend and I am already hoping to plan another visit there and test out one of their glamping pods as they looked pretty cool.

I really hope you enjoyed this more of a photo documentation of something I've experienced.


  1. This is such an amazing idea! I really want to do this - sounds soooo relaxing. I love all your nature pics as well, especially the little dragonfly on your book :) Glad you had a great birthday

    she dreams

    1. Thanks Georgina, I'm really glad that it was booked for me and it was definitely the best way for me to recharge after being so busy!

      Emmie x

  2. It's so good to be able to spend some time out in the green lands and recharge your batteries! :))

    1. Yeah it definitely is, it was well needed Lubka let me tell you! :P

      Emmie x

  3. looks idyllic, I could do with a weekend like this haha! xx

    1. Aha I think we could all do with it tbf, make sure you get a weekend like this planned you won't be disappointed :)


  4. What an amazing way to spend a birthday. I like to be outside as much as possible.

  5. That looks so relaxing! Hope you had a fabulous birthday :-)
    JH |

    1. Thanks Jennifer, I definitely didn't have a fab birthday! :D

      Emmie x

  6. I'm pleased you had such a lovely weekend, the camp site looks lovely. I'll certainly be checking it out for a future weekend break. Also that photo of the butterfly is beautiful :)

  7. Sounds like a total joy, I am well jel!

    Mel ★

  8. The dragonfly picture! Wooooow!! This whole trip looks so amazing and that's possibly the cosiest little tent I've ever seen. I'm off to Leeds festival this week and wish I could bring this post to life to bring with me haha.

    Sarah xx


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