Meet the animals

Meet the animals

Say “hello” to our mischievous pygmy goats, Jack and Ben, gather fresh eggs from our clutch or rescue hens, or admire the majesty of our resident horses. With 60 acres of countryside at Duckhaven Stud, we have plenty of room for our friendly farm animals and pets..

As a former thoroughbred racing yard, many famous horses have been bred and trained at Duckhaven Stud.  Today, the Stud continues to be home to many of our beloved retired racehorses (and a few others who a have joined us along the way). You'll often see them grazing in the fields, but they'll trot over to greet you if you wait patiently. Our racehorses are now in training with professional West Country Racehorse Trainer Jimmy Frost. Do let us know if you are interested in horse racing and we will be delighted to chat with you and share our knowledge of upcoming races.


We have exceptionally high Standards of Cleanliness and are Super Safe

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Wow Kala’s cottage is amazing, peace and tranquility with amazing views.  The cottage it’s self is beautiful, a sense of that home from home feeling
Tripadvisor Review
We got married here last year and returned this summer for our first anniversary.  I can not justify in words how wonderful this place is.
Camilla E, Suffolk
Tripadvisor Review
We loved our stay, the cottage has stylish decor and furnishings and its right on the South West Coastal footpath with wonderful views, great for early morning and late evening walks to see the sunrise and sunset.
Fiona & Jerry
South Hampton
A totally relaxing and romantic stay, we loved the hot tub and views. It was so peaceful and perfect, just what we needed
Nick and Emma
South Kensington