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Guest blog by Caron Cooper

We got in touch with Caron Cooper at Fosse Farmhouse in Castle Combe to find out about her fascinating story and the inspiration behind Japanese anime at the farmhouse which has been a massive success story and main attraction for Japanese visitors. 

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your role at Fosse Farmhouse

My name is Caron Cooper and I run Fosse Farmhouse in Castle Combe. Previously I had an amazing career as an international DJ in my 20's and travelled around the world which was an incredible experience. When I finally decided to return to the UK, I wanted to find a place in the country side that I could escape to. Although I was born and raised in London the city no longer held any attraction for me so I simply headed out on the M4 and arrived in Bath - which was just perfect. I found a Farmhouse that was being sold at auction near Castle Combe and decided to attend   - however I never really considered that I would actually be the successful purchaser - but I was!

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Fosse Farmhouse is on The Lonely Planet!

This sleepy English B&B has become a major pilgrimage site for Japanese anime fans

Nestled in the serene surroundings of Wiltshire in south-west England sits Fosse Farmhouse, a gorgeous getaway originally dating back to the 1700s that has been lovingly restored and turned into a B&B by owner Caron Cooper. While it’s understandable why any traveller would love to stay in such a cosy space, Fosse Farmhouse has risen to iconic status for one group in particular; fans of Japanese anime… Read the rest of the article here!