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Ashby Wells House

The property has been stylishly renovated creating a relaxing and spacious base for a break in Ashby-De-La-Zouch in the National Forest.

Ashby Wells House Self Catering Holiday Home

Ashby Wells House is set in the heart of the National Forest in Leicestershire and the historic market town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch. Recently refurbished to a high standard, the house sleeps up to five people and can accommodate up to two well behaved dogs.

The property has parking for three cars, a secure dedicated building for cycles and is available to let on a short break or weekly self-catering basis.

Cycling, walking, water sports, golf and skiing … or grand country houses, beautiful parkland, steam trains and a health spa. Whichever your preference Ashby Wells House provides the ideal base for relaxing and activities. You can even bring your dog.

Individual and specialist shopping and delicious and locally sourced food awaits your enjoyment within Ashby-De-La-Zouch and it’s surrounding areas.

Follow this link to BBC radio 4’s programme Open Country which features Hicks Lodge and the National Forest.


Ashby is a small market town close to the borders of Leicestershire and Derbyshire. Steeped in history, today’s Ashby holds an appeal for a wide range of tastes. Ashby’s timber framed buildings line the Market Street and the town boasts many independent retailers, including boutiques, delicatessens, artisan bakeries and a range of coffee shops, restaurants, pubs and takeaways.

Cycling and the National Forest

The Hicks Lodge Cycle centre is on the doorstep of Ashby Wells House. The cycle centre has 10 miles of off road trails, including some through woodlands. The trails include easy yellow and green trails which are suitable for walkers and bikers. There are also trails suitable for mountain bikes only. There is a café serving hot and cold food and you can hire bikes from the centre. Early in the morning you might see and/or hear the sounds of husky dogs mushing through the woods.

About the owners

Sisters Karen Avins and Jack Beech welcome you to their property in Ashby-de-la-Zouch. Karen lives and works in Ashby and so is easily contactable if any queries arise during your stay.