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Buck Farm

from £47 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Good 3.5/5 Score from 13 reviews

Good 3.5/5 

from £47 /night help Price for guests, Nights

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Rear Elevation of house with stunning views and the place to relax

Cottage / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10

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Cottage / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed

This authentic 16th century Tudor Inn, with attached Coach House, offers superb accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere.

Originally built in 1540 as a place of rest for travellers. This family run cottage set in over an acre of land retains its period ambience and original features whilst offering comfortable rooms overlooking the countryside or secluded garden. Furthermore, boasts magnificent sun setting views across a picturesque valley.

Situated just 5 minutes outside Bangor on Dee with all its local amenities, the cottage sleeps from 2 upto 10, in three or 5 bedrooms: One being a mezzanine.

•All linen & towels are included in the price

•Ample parking space for 5 cars

•Lawned garden and woodland to rear

•Garden furniture & BBQ facilities

•Television (Freeview), DVD, video, CD player & radio

•Various games/activities

This extensive holiday cottage is attached to Buck Farm Bed & Breakfast, where meals can be provided at a supplement (depending on availability)

Booking for 10 (Full Occupancy)

Bedroom Configuration

1 Triple (ground floor), 2 double (1 ground floor & 1 upstairs), 1 twin (upstairs) and 1 single mezzanine (ground floor)

Depending on the group make-up 1 double and 1 single mezzanine is accessed through one front entrance, while the triple, double and twin bedrooms are accessed through a second front entrance.

However, for close knit groups and families all parts of the cottage can be accessed from either front entrance by walking through the triple and adjoining double bedrooms.

For smaller groups the cottage is extremely flexible and can be segmented and is priced accordingly e.g.

Basic Booking for 8 consists of either

1 Triple, 2 doubles and 1 single mezzanine or

3 double and 1 twin

Basic Booking for 6 consists of either

1 triple, 1 double and 1 single mezzanine or

3 double rooms

Basic Booking for 4 consists of either

1 triple and 1 single mezzanine or

2 double rooms

However, those smaller groups who are not couples or close friends or just want more space and privacy can choose to have sole use of the remaining double and twin rooms which would then attract a single person supplement.

The chosen configuration to be confirmed at the time of the quotation and booking.

Local Attractions:

In brief, Bangor on Dee and Chester horse racing, coarse and game fishing, golf, walking, hiking, white water rafting, horse riding, steam railway, horse drawn boat trips across the county's biggest navigable aqueduct, various castles and much more.

Furthermore, just 30 minutes from the Roman city of Chester with its numerous attractions including zoo and cathedral, 10 minutes to the historic market town of Whitchurch and 15 minutes from Llangollen renowned for its breath-taking natural beauty, horseshoe pass and Telford's world heritage site aqueduct,.

Chirk Castle (8 Miles), Erddig Hall, Gardens & Country Park (4 miles), Valle Crucis Abbey (8 Miles), Llangollen Motor Museum (7 Miles), Llangollen Railway(7 Miles), Greenacres Farm Park (10 Miles), Cheshire Military Museum (15 Miles), Beeston Castle (19 Miles), Rug Chapel and Llangar Church (16 Miles), Oulton Park Race Circuit (23 Miles), Boat Museum (17 Miles). Cholmondeley Castle Gardens (14 Miles), Carden Park and Plassey Golf Courses and Attractions

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
General TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (3), Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking

The North Wales region


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Review 1-10 of 13

12 Apr 2015


"Homely and comfortable"

Returned two weeks ago from Buck Farm. Originally wary of booking but we were pleasantly suprised. We had an enjoyable stay in clean surroundings with large outdoor space. Unusual bedroom layout that … More

7 Apr 2015


"Fabulous place to stay"

Booked the cottage for a group of friends to meet up. We had a mixed group of adults and children and found the cottage a perfect place to stay. The cottage was well equipt for our needs and plenty of… More

3 Apr 2015


"Nice house unusual layout"

A nice house in a quiet countryside location. The kitchen is basic and the layout is unusual as you have to go through some of the bedrooms to get to the other rooms. I was staying here with workmates… More

11 Mar 2015


"comfortable and homely"

We stayed at Buck Farm during February half term, three adults and three children. The cottage was clean and homely. There was plenty of outside space for the children to run around. We found our shor… More

26 Oct 2014


"Misleading booking"

When making the booking for this holiday I selected I wanted 4 bedrooms for 4 adults + 1 infant. We arrived at buck farm to find we had been allocated 2 double rooms and the mezzanine bedroom (situate… More

When this booking enquiry arrived on our system it requested a quotation for 4 adults and one child, however, never stipulated that each adult wanted individual bedrooms and therefore was quoted accordingly as couples. The layout of the building enables us to segment the cottage, (i.e. close bedrooms) for smaller groups and therefore charge pro-rata for less than full occupancy as was in this case. Once this misunderstanding was raised, we immediately gave the group an option of opening up the remainder of the cottage, therefore giving them a further two double bedrooms, however, they declined to pay the single room supplement for these additional double bedrooms. In the past we have had several successful corporate bookings and groups of friends and family that requested individual bedrooms for either some or all of the party, which the cottage has the flexibility to facilitate. However, here each quotation took into account the under occupancy of any double or twin room which accordingly attracted a single room supplement. Furthermore, I am disappointed to read in their review that the mezzanine bedroom was chilly, particularly as during their stay we spoke to them several times and on each occasion stated everything was fine or ok? If this issue was raised at the time it could easily have been resolved.

20 Oct 2014



I stayed at this property in August with my sister and four of our grandchildren. From start to finish the whole experience was APPALLING! We believe the description of the property is fraudulent … More

Unfortunately the majority of what this lady states I would politely describe as “pure poppycock” aimed at trying to viciously discredit the holiday let. In short the cottage has been wired up in accordance with statutory IEE regulations and has a fire safety inspection certificate. Furthermore, the large gardens have been safely enjoyed by many of our guest’s children. Then she uses poetic licence as she fails to mention that her party arrived several hours early but was allowed to sit in the kitchenette/lounge while the cottage was still being cleaned from the previous guests that had just vacated earlier that day. Hence the soapy water and dish cloths in the sink. Originally she asked for a quote for 8 and on receiving this then changed it for a quote for 6 (2 adults and 4 children) which she accepted. Then on arriving was not happy with the allocated triple, double and single bedrooms, which equates to 6 beds? However, due to the make- up of the party (2 grandmothers and 4 grandchildren) my wife agreed to open up another bedroom for their use but removed the two spare beds, which greatly upset the lady. Surely it’s a coincidence that one of the parents also arrived mid-stay, making a total of 7? Then on leaving she demanded her £200 damage deposit and was very unhappy being told this would be forwarded once the cleaner had cleaned the cottage and checked for any damage. Here, it was found that the grandchildren had damaged bedding and linen, furthermore, each bed is religiously fitted with a mattress protector for the hygiene of all guests, however, some of these were missing from the children’s beds? We purchased and replaced these items ASAP, forwarding the shop receipts with the remainder of the damage deposit. Here, using some choice derogatory expletives, this lady accused us of lying about the damage and fabricated the missing mattress protectors? . To justify our actions we retained the damaged items and took photographs of the rest for inspection, however, she was not interested in viewing them. Finally, the cottage was left in such a state that the cleaner took almost three times as long to clear, clean and sanitise the cottage, plus some walls required repainting. Examples being smears of human excrement on the toilet walls, food and sweets remains ground in the carpets, wax crayons drawn on the tables, chairs and walls, the oven/grill and pan left with cremated food remains and grease, etc., etc. In hindsight we made a huge error by not charging for the rectification of any of this. In conclusion, it cost us more than we received to remedy the after mass of their stay and as such this lady would not be welcome back at any one of our holiday lets, irrespective of her vicious derogatory review.

18 Sep 2014


"buck farm wrexham,sy147lx"

condition of property and facilities not as advertised.poorly renovated"heath robinson"plumbing and electrics.needs fire safety inspection.owner acknowledges poor quality.furnishings,it would appear,h… More

Unfortunately on arriving this lady was upset that the cottage never had a large country kitchen as in her words “she wanted to invite and entertain a number of friends and family at the holiday let”. Here, the online facilities description clearly states that the cottage is furnishes with a kitchenette, therefore I am not sure how this lady assumed otherwise? However, going forward this is planned for the 2015 season, making Buck Farm suitable to facilitate such events as a traditional large family Christmas. Subjectively in her opinion she states that the property has serious fire and electrical issues. Conversely to her review, the property was inspected by the fire safety officer who in total only made a couple of minor recommendations which where address in full. Furthermore, the building was rewired in accordance to statutory IEE regulations. Finally trying to be derogatory she states that the furniture was reminiscent of a charity shop purchase. Sadly I have never been in a charity shop as they do a great deal of good for needy causes. However, to make such a comment I assume her own charity shop visits and experiences where negative and not up to her own high standard. For the record all the diverse furniture at Buck Farm was purchased new 18 months ago in order to facilitate a warm, homely, country cottage environment which the majority of our previous guests have enjoyed. In conclusion Buck Farm will not suit everybody and on this occasion as they were looking for a longer term holiday let, it did not live up to this customers high expectations and needs, However it has been enjoyed by many large and small diverse groups prior and since this review. Sadly this customer fail to mention that as a good will gesture once they found more suitable accommodation that met their longer term needs, we refunded part of their second weeks rent in order for them to move.

9 Sep 2014



Please be aware of booking this property. All is not well with it!!! We returned from the property 12 days ago having paid £200 deposit. We have still not had our deposit returned. HOLIDAY LETTI… More

During the summer holiday lettings changed their policy from Landlords to themselves retaining and repaying the £200 damage deposit. This is something we had advocated from the beginning. However, during this short transition period there was confusion who actually held the damage deposit relating to some individual guests such as Jean Malcolm. Furthermore, being on a week’s holiday during this confusing therefore exacerbated the delay. I have apologised and continue to apologise for the delay and for any upset this lady experienced chasing her deposit. However, on a positive note, I am extremely pleased that going forward a neutral agent will hold and police the damage money deposit scheme.

2 Jun 2014


"An outstanding experience"

Overall the experience was extremely positive - as the owners and the place were most welcoming and relaxing. the two lunges were great as the younger part of the group could decamp there leaving the … More

27 May 2014


"Pleasant and comfortable accommodation with friendly and helpful owners"

Buck Farm is a very spacious and comfortable building with a large amount of outside space to explore too. The owners are very warm and friendly, making you feel welcome right from arrival. The area h… More

Review 1-10 of 13

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