Bed down in the bucolic splendour of Britain’s wildest corners with our pick of the 10 best conservation sites offering overnight accommodation

This historic country estate has been in the same family since the 1800s. Today’s inhabitants moved in with their young family five years ago and have slowly introduced a form of traditional, sustainable grazing management that is transforming the once intensively farmed fields into a species-rich landscape. Guests can stay in one of three cottages that surround a central courtyard that’s alive with bees and butterflies. There’s an honesty shop on site, featuring fruit and veg from the walled garden, locally made bread and vintage bits and pieces from “the big house’s attics”. The owner – the ninth Sam Bosanquet – is an ecologist offering guided nature tours of the estate. There’s also a weekend forest school for kids, a treasure hunt, and the option to preorder a fridge-full of homemade meals on arrival. • From £300 for three nights,

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