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From the rugged country of the Whanganui River and National Park to the Ruahine Ranges, to the awe inspiring Manawatu Gorge, this is great country for the outdoorsman (or woman).
Experience the past with a trip on the restored Whanganui River paddle boat or have a go at white water canoeing. There are 239 named rapids! The region is also home to the "Bridge to Nowhere".
The urban centres of Palmerston North and Wanganui have their own attractions too. Try the Jazzboat Festival in Wanganui and visit Cook’s Gardens, famous for athletics. It was here that Peter Snell set the world mile record in 1962.
In Palmerston North visit the Rugby Museum to learn about New Zealand’s passion for the sport. Also in Palmerston North you will find the stunning, 3 hectare Rose Gardens. Then for a completely different insight into the world of New Zealand farming, take a tour of to the livestock sale in Fielding where up to 15,000 sheep are sold at each sale.
Prices from $180 to $220 per couple
10 mins drive from Palmerston NTH CBD & Airport, 3 mins from Ashhurst
Enjoy an entire 3 bedroom guest suite in a beautiful garden setting. The suite consists of two double bedrooms, bathroom and separate toilet upstairs, and single bedroom, sunny lounge, toilet and dining room downstairs. All rooms have views of the garden and are well appointed with quality linens and electric blankets. Iron, toiletries & hairdryer available. You can choose between a King or Queen bedroom on arrival.
There are NO areas shared with the host.
You have a private entry, free parking and EXCLUSIVE use of the suite which is shared only with members of your family/group.
Relax under the trees or on the patio, which can be accessed through the lounge. There is a smart TV (Netflix etc) in the lounge. WIFI available.
Continental breakfast with gluten free options included in the price of accommodation. No cooking facilities but breakfast will be set out in the dining room at a prearranged time. We offer a welcome afternoon tea with home baking. A Jug, Espresso coffee machine, large assortment of teas, toaster, microwave and small fridge are available for use at any time.
9 km south west from Palmerston North City (10 minutes)
We designed our home over twenty years ago, creating a haven on the family farm. The home is a lovely spacious home with two lounges for you to enjoy the farm from. There are panoramic views of the hills from the house; every window has a lovely view whether it is farm, garden or hills. The two bedrooms are located down a private wing, it accommodates a maximum of three adults or two adults and two children. The rooms are privately positioned with separate bathroom, shower and toilet for your sole use. Toiletries are supplied and a hair dryer is available. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout.
Penhaven sits upon 35 acres where we rear calves in a purpose built shed every spring. We also have 40 free range hens and many pet animals that just enjoy life.
Take a leisurely farm tour and enjoy feeding the various friendly farm animals and learn about life on the farm. Our large vegetable garden produces a range of vegetables, and we have a selection of fruit trees providing seasonal fruits. We are nearly self sufficient with all the seasonal variety of produce. We have a true love for the land and our animals.
The breakfast is complimentary and is both cooked and continental using fresh and preserved farm produce. An evening meal is available on request which focuses on using mainly farm produce and is enjoyed with Marie and Paul.
We have extensive knowledge of the local area, including glow worms, nature walks and local swimming holes.
Prices from $200 to $220 per couple
422 Kairanga Bunnythorpe Road
Our tiny home is newly nestled in it's spot!
Interior is bespoke and ready to accommodate you in stylish comfort.
Exterior surrounds are work in progress, so for now the deck is in the making and beautification of the surrounds is in creative design mode.