Canal Farm Cottages

Austen Fen, Louth, Lincolnshire

Sleeps 1-11
£430 - £600


Canal Farm Cottages are three homely self catering cottages. They consist of Ticklepenny, Barn Owl and Kingfisher. They are located in the small hamlet of Austen Fen near Louth in Lincolnshire and are on the banks of the Louth Canal.

Each has its own private courtyard area and there is a shared utility room with laundry facility, tourist information, books, games and a toilet. Children are very welcome - there is a grassy games area where they can play safely. A cot and high chair are available on request.


A cosy single storey cottage which provides quality accommodation for four people. The kitchen is galley style, and is well equipped including a microwave. The dining and lounge area is a L shaped room, with television and DVD. The large bedroom is en-suite with shower and bath, with one double and twin bed.

There is a private courtyard area in front of Ticklepenny, with a garden table, chairs and a barbeque. Sit back and enjoy the peace and lovely views of the Lincolnshire Wolds!

Ticklepenny is suitable for people with limited mobility as there is a ramped access to the door. Parking is available immediately next to the cottage.

Barn Owl

Barn Owl is a sympathetic conversion of a large traditional barn and still retains many of its original features. The family sized accommodation (sleeps 4-5) comprises of:

Well equipped kitchen and open plan dining and sitting area, which is both spacious and comfortable.
Ground floor bathroom which has a bath and a shower.
Feature spiral staircase leads to the first floor mezzanine landing to provide sleeping accommodation for a fifth person.

Barn Owl has its own private patio, with picnic table, chairs and barbque sit and enjoy the views of the open countryside and the Louth Canal. You may be fortunate enough to catch a view of our resident Barn Owl. Parking is available immediately next to the barn.


Situated close to Barn Owl and Ticklepenny, it has been sympathetically converted from a traditional red bricked and pantiled farm building. It also still has original beams giving the cottage charm and character. The cottage benefits from an enclosed patio / BBQ and private parking space.

Inside you will find two bedrooms, one twin and one double, a spacious bathroom; well equipped kitchen with dining area and a comfortable sitting room. In addition provision has been made for people with limited mobility.

Visiting Austen Fen & Exploring Lincolnshire

Canal Farm Cottages at Austen Fen offer a pleasant setting for a peaceful break. From our cottages guests can enjoy lovely views over open countryside to the Lincolnshire Wolds and the majestic spire of St. James Church in Louth, just a few miles away. Louth is a beautiful unspoilt Georgian town, with a bustling market.

Bird life is abundant, and you may catch a glimpse of our resident Barn Owl. Walkers and birdwatchers will love the coastal nature reserves which are close by. Seal pups can be seen on the beaches in autumn and the Marsh Orchids in the early summer are spectacular.

For those wanting livelier entertainment the resorts of Mablethorpe and Cleethorpes are nearby.

The Louth Canal offers opportunities for fishing and walking along the Tow Path Walk. Canal Farm is on the Lincolnshire Cycle Route and bicycles can be hired. Further afield for day trips are the city of Lincoln, the Humber Bridge, The National Fishing Heritage Centre in Grimsby, and many more other interesting visitor attractions; information about these will be provided for you.

The local facilities are excellent, with 3 pubs and a cafe serving good food, and a village shop within three miles.

For more information please visit our website.

Rates: From 430 - 600 per week depending on season and unit.
Short breaks available.
Maximum of 11 people.
Children are welcome.
Pets are allowed.
Disabled facilities - please enquire for details.
Off street parking.
Wi-Fi/internet access.
4 Star Visit England.
On site course fishing is now available in a private lake and canal.

Please note that map locations may be approximate.

Some of the Amenities available are:

Disabled Facilities
Pets Accepted
Wireless Broadband Available
Off Street Parking
Fishing Onsite

More Information

Visit the accommodation owner's website.
Canal Farm Cottages Website
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