About Squirrel Barn

Squirrel Barn at night. Families, children and pets are all very welcome :) WiFi, hot tub, free parking, very hi-tech, extensive music facilities, very well equipped. A sociable place for friends, groups, children and pets.
The very hot tub at night
family bathroom with twin head shower, bath, basin and toilet with child insert
Squirrel Barn exit drive to Sandon Lane.
Landing with bathroom and cupboards
Bedroom 4 with adult size bunk bed, sprung mattresses. Landing and family bathroom
Snug with large corner sofa bed and TV
House games on top of American fridge freezer
Lots of lego, Brio, blocks, 2 blackboards and 2 white boards.
Barney the Squirrel
The back of Squirrel Barn at night with rats, bats, gnats, cats, nightingales and frogs
Drinks fridge :) Very sadly, you must bring your own plonk :(
Patio table and fire pit at night
Sofa bed with books and films
Family room/kitchen with table extended and laid for 14
Welcome gargoyle on gate to Squirrel Barn :)
Games house with 100 games, bikes, trikes, scooter, skateboard, boules, bowls, lawn darts, croquet, water cannon, bat and ball games, badminton, twister, frisbees.....
Snug with sofa bed, smart TV, Blu ray, blue tooth speakers
Downstairs cloakroom with toilet and sink
Family room curved screen TV, Alexa sound bar, surround sound, Blu ray, DVD, Firestick, Chromecast, Apple TV, Apple computer
Fire pit and zip wire with swings
Sandpit in children's secure garden
Front of Squirrel Barn with logs for hot tub
Bedroom 3 with triple bunk bed for slim guests who feel athletic. Good for children but adult size sprung mattresses.
Fire pit, paddling pool and patios
Book room/DVD room sofa bed made into a double bed, ideal for short stays, temporary extra guests
Double ceramic hob with 6 rings and extractor. Fan assisted oven below
Front of Squirrel Barn with sandpit
En suite bathroom for master bedroom
Children's secure play garden with sandpit, swings and slides and toys
The hot tub simmering with bubbles:)
Fido the gate guard pig
Squirrel Barn entrance at night
Bedroom 2 with double bed and bunk above
Patio bowls
Gnasher the gate guard dog
Swing seat with boxing ball and boxing bag
Dinning table in family room extended and laid for 14
Garden with patio, firepit, paddling pool, darts, archery and zip line
Master bedroom
Intercom for Squirrel Barn arrivals to the right of gate on gate post
Snug with entrance to family room and view of main garden and patio
Badminton, zip wire, archery, darts, fire pit and paddling pool in secure garden
Children's secure garden
Zip wire seat, paddling pool and hot tub
Wood fired hot tub, chiminea and paddling pool
Squirrel Barn entrance drive from Sandon Lane
Master bedroom with en suite and door to gardens
Squirrel Barn entrance gate from drive leading from Sandon Lane
Squirrel Barn sign at entrance drive
Patio with furniture, bowling lane, hot tub and paddling pool
Games house, zip wire and basket ball
Bouncy Castle always available.
Zip wire and basket ball

Squirrel Barn is an extremely hi-spec+hi tech ancient barn conversion, secure, secluded, very friendly+informal, very safe for children+pets.


Squirrel Barn is set far back from the lane in the small very beautiful ancient village of Milwich. Very close is the Green Man Pub, Gold Award Winner of best local country pub. The pub is very child+dog friendly, with a small restaurant, large beer garden, does takeaway stone baked pizza:) The pub hosts a very good summer music festival with food and marquees. We do not cater for events and large formal parties but we are happy to host sociable groups and can provide catering. We have regular supermarket and takeaway deliveries.

Squirrel Barn facilities+equipment available are extensive+well maintained, the cottage is kept extremely clean. There is sleeping for 12+2 in double sofa bed in the curtained book room, with 2 bathrooms+1 downstairs toilet. Extra beds and an extra bathroom are available.


The sleeping accommodation includes bunk beds, these are adult size bunk beds with deep sprung mattresses but the upper bunks are much better for children or teenagers. All rooms+bedrooms have internet TV's, Amazon Firesticks+bluetooth speakers. There is a very big TV in the kitchen/diner/family room with cinema surround sound/bluetooth system+Amazon Alexa.

There is abundant secure gated off-road parking+gardens. The gardens have extensive child+adult games including basket ball, darts, swing ball, bowls, boules, quoits, bat+ball games, water bombs, archery, badminton, frisbees+croquet. There are extensive inside games, including many popular board games, Monopoly, Scrabble, Risk, chess, backgammon, draughts, dominos, Brio, Lego, small snooker+table

Kitchen equipment is extremely extensive, including main oven with separate 6x ceramic hob, American fridge/freezer+additional fridge, halogen oven, slow cooker/frier, microwave/oven/grill, meat, cheese+chocolate fondues, chocolate fountain, cafetière, teapot, garlic press, pestle+mortar, toaster, double +single electric whisk, cold water+ice dispenser+very extensive equipment. Also large BBQ, cauldron tripod, chiminea with roast chestnut pan, marshmallow forks, toasting forks.

The Squirrel Barn welcome pack includes milk, juice, bread, butter, free range eggs, sugar, tea, instant+ground coffee, coffee beans, marmalade, jam, soaps, shampoo, conditioner, skin lotions, extensive cleaning materials and antiviral agents, sanitiser and wipes.

Extensive bedding & towels. Travel cots, high chairs, moses basket, booster seats, toilet inserts, waterproof mattress covers, portable wheelchair, Zimmer frame, walking sticks, everything you can imagine+more:) Private secure car parking for many cars.


We like all guests to have a wonderful time at Squirrel Barn, so it is very important to read our information and look at all of the photos. All guests are also sent extensive information including a welcome letter, maps and directions when we receive notification of your booking. Have a very good holiday:)

Guest access
All Squirrel Barn guests have full access to everything in Squirrel Barn+gardens+extensive secure parking. Free wood for the fire pit+hot tub is supplied. Free high speed wifi. Digital TV's+Amazon Firesticks, Amazon Alexa+bluetooth speakers in every room. Our guests are here to have a fantastic stay, that is what Squirrel Barn always hopes to supply :)

Other things to note
Squirrel Barn is exceptionally well equipped, we hope we have just about everything for a happy+relaxed stay for adults, children, babies+pets. The kitchen is especially well equipped, with main oven+halogen hob, separate work top oven, 3 portable halogen hobs, microwave/grill/oven, 3 x fondue pans+chocolate fondue, steamer, slow cooker/hot pot, halogen oven, chocolate fountain, chiminea with chestnut pan, marshmallow forks, 2xBBQ, fire pit with cauldron, iced water+ice dispenser. We have travel cots, stair gates, booster seats, high chairs, folding wheel chairs+walking sticks,+everything imaginable in the kitchen+every technology in all rooms. Guests should please always ask if they need to bring something or if we supply it. If we have not got it, we will get it immediately. There is nothing we will not supply for our guests.

  • Four/five bedrooms with TV with Amazon Firestick and Bluetooth speakers: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x bunks (double on bottom, single on top), 1 x triple bunks (three high, top bunk suitable for teenagers), 1 x adult bunks
  • Book room with a double futon (available as an extra bedroom) Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Dining room/Family room seats 12 with an additional portable table that seats 4
  • Kitchen with dining area and small sitting area (seats 2)
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with corner sofa that can be used as an adult double sofa bed.
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, 3 x single ceramic hobs, halogen oven, slow cooker, steamer plus table top oven, microwave, American fridge/freezer with ice/cold water dispenser, chocolate fountain, plunge cafeteria
  • 2nd fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 7 x HD TVs with Freeview and Amazon Firestick, 6 x DVDs, DAB radio, surround sound system, WiFi, USB charging point in all rooms, telephone for incoming and outgoing calls, large selection of books, games, DVDs and local information, iron, ironing board and hairdryer
  • Fuel, power and fuel for hot tub included in rent
  • The wood fired hot tub is always hot on arrival, guests can adjust the temperature of this to suit the party mix
  • There is also a fire pit, chiminea and 2 BBQ's
  • All fuel for everything is included in the rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • 3 travel cots, 3 highchairs, 1 moses basket and stairgate at top and bottom of stairs
  • 3 booster seats for children to use at the dining table
  • Welcome pack with cereals, free range eggs, bread, milk, butter, strawberry jam, marmalade, ground and instant coffee, and ground salt and pepper
  • Toiletries are also included
  • Gated secure off road parking for 10 cars
  • Secure bike storage
  • Enclosed lawned garden with sun deck, Scandinavian wood-fired hot tub (seats up to 8) and furniture
  • Lit decked area with table and 14 chairs
  • Separate enclosed children's garden with play equipment including climbing frame with swings, slides, trampoline, swingball, croquet, bat and ball games, quoits, child's archery, outdoor darts, outdoor table tennis, paddling pool with hot and cold shower, sun deck, small bouncy castle for 2 children available on request
  • Outside rotary clothes drier and internal clothes airer
  • There is also a garden bubble machine, helium balloon inflator, electronic keyboard, along with boxing ball and gloves. Any number of well-behaved pets are always very welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles, pub/restaurant 2 mins walk
  • Note: The wood-fired hot tub is always hot on arrival
  • Note: There is a folding wheelchair available, please contact the owner for further information
  • Note: The top bunks are more suitable for children or teenagers.


As well as offering a superb location for your holiday, Squirrel Barn is used as a film set. The next film scheduled is the upcoming film Hollowhood.

Hollowhood was produced by Siren Stories.

If you are interesting in using Squirrel Barn as a location in a film or TV show, we are always happy to accommodate and will go out of our way to ensure everything runs smoothly.