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“Fabulous place” Booked this at short notice and Lorna was very flexible and welcoming. Superbly kitted out, spotless, comfortable and private with excellent wi-fi and SKY TV in a superb location virtually on the seafront at the charming resort of Sil
Well what can we say wonderful place house is extreamly clean and tidy home from home I feel the house has everything you need right down to tennis rackets. you couldnt need another thing we had a fab… More
Reviewed 28 Jul 2016
My wife and myself couldn't have been happier with all aspects of our holiday.
The accommodation was excellent as was the town and location to north lakes and many other great spots.
Lorna and Marti… More
Thank you so much for your kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and Arnie was a real gentleman. We too hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Lorna
“Another lovely stay, home away from home”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2016
Just returned home after another brilliant stay, such a lovely relaxing stay, definitely gave me some much needed chill out time, and the dogs loved it as well. Wasn't sure how Ruby would react being … More
Thanks for your kind words Tom, it was good to see you again. I am really pleased that you got your time to relax.
Booked as weekend accommodation for a beach party at Crusoes Cafe on Longsands (right below the property). The apartment is lovely - spacious, modern and fresh - with amazing views.
The kids (old and… More
Thank you for your positive comments, much appreciated
“Didn't want to leave and cannot wait to return again!” Once again a most wonderful stay, last year we stayed in The Borrowers and we couldn't wait to come back and experience the other cottage, The Bee's Knees. We were not disappointed, once again we
“Absolutely Beautiful accomodation with everything you need”
Reviewed 17 Jan 2016
Everything has been thought of from start to finish in this beautiful cottage, we arrived late and there was a torch hanging on the door and a scrumptious welcome pack waiting for us.
The cottage is … More
Thank you for your kind words Carole and it was a pleasure to have you to stay with us. I am sorry that we could not do anything about the weather - but we do try to make sure that once guests are inside the cottages they want for nothing! We look forward to seeing you again when hopefully the sun will shine and you can enjoy exploring the gardens - I have great plans for them in the Spring and Summer! Kindest regards Dalene & Alex
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
The welcome was very good with a lovely welcome pack. We brought with us dried foods but it was not necessary as there was sufficient already there. Accommodation and facilities are excellent.… More
It was our pleasure to have you to stay with us and it makes us very happy when our guests enjoy their holiday with us. We always try to go that extra mile and it is so worthwhile because it works! We look forward to seeing you again at Olde Farm. Kindest regards. Dalene & Alex
“Excellent Apartment” Beautiful surroundings, coastal pathway and sea just out the front. The apartment was really lovely. Clean, ground floor - good for mobility issues, quiet, big bedrooms, good kitchen, comfortable living area. It was close to to
The accomodation was fantastic & it was lovely waking up looking out of the pation doors with view of the sea.
Plenty to do from the beach to bike riding.
My teenage children already want to go agai… More
Reviewed 3 Aug 2016
The flat is lovely, feels like you are at home, the location Is perfect , there is a lovely pub 10 minutes walk away with a great kids soft play for people with children, Chris is lovely, so friendly … More
This was our first trip to South Wales, and I'm sure it won't be the last. The cottage was ideal, very clean and comfortable, with everything that you are likely to need. The owners Dave and June were… More
It's great to hear your thoughts about Acorn Hedge Cottage, whether good or bad as it helps us to keep trying to do the right things for the comfort of our Guests
“Excellent in every way.”
Reviewed 19 Jun 2011
This was my 3rd stay, all as good. Lovely cottage, good location and very nice and accommodating owners. Thank you.… More
Thank you for taking time out to provide future guests with an insight of your experience during your stays at Acorn Hedge Cottage
“perfect stay in the country, but close enough to the city”
Reviewed 20 May 2011
very homely and comfortable place to stay with all mod cons,need own transport as slightly isolated although not too far from motorway! great for walking and good base for visiting Swansea, we visited… More
I want to thank you for your comment about the cottage being homely as I want guests to feel welcome and make the most of their time spent in the cottage especially upon their return after a day out exploring the beautiful countryside and all Carmarthenshire has to offer
“Perfect in every way” We stayed in the flat over Christmas to enable us to visit family and friends -we couldn't have asked for more. Superbly appointed and every comfort you could require. Really loved the balcony overlooking the woods. Excellent loc
“Wonderful stay” Stayed here on honeymoon with my wife and it was absolutely fantastic, a quent little apartment which we found comfortable and relaxing. Sarah and Gary were so kind to us leaving us a starter hamper for our stay including butter and mi
I loved the location of this lovely smart apartment, central to Buxton and all Peak District attractions. Sarah was the most helpful host and answered all communication quickly. The little touches In … More
Thanks Jane for your review , we hope to see you again.
“Could not recommend more!”
Reviewed 10 Mar 2016
We stayed at The Cobbles for three nights to visit our son who lives and studies in Buxton. We found the accommodation extremely comfortable and found that it had that home from home feel about it. Th… More
Thank you for your review and thank you once again for choosing The Cobbles to stay . We would happily welcome you back in September and hopefully there will be some sunshine then too .
“Enjoyable stay in a well fitted appartment”
Reviewed 11 Apr 2016
I feel it very easy to recommend this place to others. It is handily placed for all Buxton has to offer. The owner is extremely helpful, and the appartment is clean and well fitted.
In conclusion a … More
Thankyou for your lovely review , we hope to have you visit again in the future .
“not to be missed” Lovely cottage,arrived on a very cold day into very warm comfortable accommodation,endless supply of logs was a big bonus, faultless, everything just as described. lovely views- wonderful scenery- excellent walks and Lock Ness on t
“Absolutely ideally situated and welcoming and comfortable.”
Reviewed 12 Mar 2015
The cottage is really lovely and we loved having an open fire every evening. It suited all of our needs and was very comfortable and cosy. It is ideally situated in a fantastic location, with awesome … More
“Stunning views of Loch Ness in great comfort...”
Reviewed 8 May 2014
We have just returned from a wonderful week at Mor Carraig overlooking Loch Ness.
The views are truly stunning, and we enjoyed spending time in the large comfortable conservatory admiring the breath… More
Reviewed 23 Mar 2014
I stayed in Mor Carraig along with 3 other adults for 4 nights. Renting this cottage was like having your cake & eating it. Even after reading the other positive reviews, I was still pleasantly surpr… More
“Perfectly placed, comfortable bungalow” we enjoyed a great week over Christmas this year. A very comfortable, home from home, bungalow. Not far from centre of Keswick but quiet and off street parking a big plus. The beds were exceptionally comfortabl
A perfect holiday property; very convenient, comfortable, clean and a quiet location, just a 10 minute stroll into Keswick town centre and 5 minutes to Fitz park, perfect!… More
Thank you very much for the kind words and we are glad you found the bungalow so convenient. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!
“Excellent Location, good facilities”
Reviewed 4 Apr 2013
I stayed here over Easter with my wife and two kids. It's located very close to the towncentre of Keswick and park which has a play area for the children. The main bedroom has plently of room and the … More
Thank you so much for the feedback we are in the process of improving the cottage and hope that you will visit again soon. WIFI is a great idea, so maybe later on in the year we will think about putting it in. We were also thinking about putting a washer machine in instead of the dishwasher as we have limited space.
We hope that you visit again.
Reviewed 30 Oct 2016
Comfortable accommodation, great location for easy access to the town, buses and walks.
Welcome pack of tea/milk/biscuits was a very nice touch. Secure space in lockable garage great for anyone with… More
Thank you you for taking the time to review Ferndale, we really appreciate it. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon.
We found this to be a lovely holiday home with spacious rooms and all the mod cons. The kitchen was well equipped and the breakfast room sat nine 9 of us comfortably. We rented the property for a fam… More
“A lovely house which is well equiped for your holiday needs”
Reviewed 10 Sep 2016
The house is well equipped and has a good layout, the area is quite and the beach is very close and private a good place to get away from it all!… More
Hi Peter, thank you for your lovely review - I'm sorry we didn't have a hot tub to achieve a 5 star review, very glad to hear that everything else was perfect. Hope to see you again. Sally
“Wow! An exceptional cottage, excellent location - home from home.” We travel to Scotland every other year, to stay for Christmas and New Year - this was by far the best cottage we have stayed in. Everything you needed was there, plus little extras.
What an unbelievably great experience staying in this cottage was! It was extremely clean and well-organized, and the kitchen is lovely and there were many little extras included. The bed was very com… More
Reviewed 15 Sep 2011
This was the best cottage we had ever stayed in. Modern & comfortable in an ideal situation.… More
We stayed in the cottage for five nights with our two French friends who had never visited Derbyshire before. It was very cosy, clean and comfortable and had everything we needed and more. Biggin was… More
Thank you for this review. The cottage is in the heart of the White Peak area so is a good base for exploring. Glad to hear you found all you needed in the cottage.
“Warm welcome to perfect apartment, highly recomended” This was a fabulous apartment in a perfect location, The owners couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful to ensure that we enjoyed our stay in Edinburgh
“Fantastic property in a great location for a fair price with brilliant customer care.”
Reviewed 4 Sep 2013
We very much enjoyed our fifth visit to Edinburgh. This property is really well located almost in the heart of the City but pleasingly quiet too. Lots of bars, restaurants and shops nearby and buses, … More
Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed the apartment and we would love to welcome you back in the future.
“Great host, great apartment, great location”
Reviewed 20 Aug 2013
North Castle Street apartment is well located within easy walking distance of Edinburgh's tourist sights and restaurants. Convenience stores (for some food and sundries) are within walking distance b… More
Thank you for your review, it was a pleasure to welcome you to our apartment and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Just to be clear for our future guests, the apartment is on the top floor of a 3 storey apartment building, so there are actually 3 flights of stairs, not 4. There are stairs in the apartment but this is because it is a double upper. Being at the top affords us the fabulous views we enjoy across Edinburgh.
Using paypal allows our guests to make credit card payments from all over the world. Whilst there are transaction charges for international payments, there are no charges for payments made in the UK. This is a secure and safe way of taking credit card payments. As owners we do have to pay for each transaction but this is not passed on to our guests. We do also accept direct payments.
Reviewed 1 Aug 2013
The flat is right in the centre of things, but still quiet. It was extremely comfortable, with an excellent welcome pack. The owners had gone out of their way to make life easy for us, setting up a … More
Thank you for your kind review - it was a pleasure to welcome you and your family to our apartment and I'm glad your little boy liked the toy cars. We hope you are able to visit us some time again in the future.
“Great” A lovely little place in the heart of the countryside. Cozy and well appointed.
Only spent 3 nights there but would happily book for longer visits too.
Great place to recharge away from my normal city life.
Cant recommend highly enough.
What Can I Say Absolutely Lovely Little Cottage Perfect Location very Peaceful Really Homely Thank You Fiona The Little Xmas Tree And Crackers Was The Perfect Touch Hope Too Be Back Again All Going We… More
Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to write such a lovely review, I am delighted that you enjoyed your Christmas in The Bothy and may I wish you a very Happy New Year and a speedy recovery. We look forward very much to welcoming you back. Kindest regards, Fiona
The hospitality, the location, the layout, the facilities, it was like coming home every evening. Had a wonderful stay in Taffs Well, Rob and Jo are so welcoming and accommodating, nothing was a prob… More
“superb holiday escape a real gem!!”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2015
we had an amazing stay at the railway cottage ,couldnt have wished for a better place to holiday ,well kitted out didnt want for anything and the owners Rob and Jo were lovely people
highly reccome… More
“We will be back!”
Reviewed 27 Oct 2014
The stay in the Railway Cottage in Taffs Well was superb! The apartment was very tidy, clean and cozy. Thanks to Rob and his nice family, our holiday was top class from first day on. They live next do… More
“lovely chalet” This is a lovely chalet has everything you need.Bed linen is supplied only need to take you towels.The living area has a very cosy feeling.there is a club,cafe,chip shop and launderette on site only few minutes walk from the beach.Ideal
Great little chalet. Well worth the £85 for three nights. Lovely and warm and cosy. Fab beaches, would definitely go again.… More
So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Hope to welcome you back soon.
“Excellent value for money & well equipped”
Reviewed 14 Oct 2016
This was a very homely chalet, with everything we needed & very comfortable. There were two of us and our dog, and we found it ideal for the three of us. The holiday park itself is maintained to a hig… More
"Thank you for your lovely review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay"
A lovely well equipped cottage, with extras of milk, squash and biscuits on arrival. The children loved the animals - dog, goats, sheep.
Very relaxing stay!… More
“Absolutely wonderful. Beautiful setting. Spacious, clean, home from home.”
Reviewed 27 May 2013
We stayed here for some months whilst waiting to move into new house. All 3 children (13, 8 and 6 years) loved it. The house is spacious and felt like home straight away. The views are stunning. The h… More
“Completely at home”
Reviewed 30 Nov 2012
A beautiful, clean, well laid out cottage with everything that you could possibility need for a peaceful getaway. There is lots of outdoor space to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Situated in idylli… More
“Lovely apartment in idyllic position” Abbotsleigh is a comfortable stylish well equipped apartment with views of lovely wooded hills. We were looked after very well by the friendly and helpful owners. Area beautiful with lots of walks and excellent
If you're going to visit Bath this is the place to stay for peace and quiet,a beautiful village with locals who care.Our host were helpful with anything we need but left us quietly to ourselves.The co… More
“A great place to stay”
Reviewed 9 May 2014
A very pretty cottage with wonderful views.Comfortable and well equipped,a great place to come back to after a day out.We will definitely visit again.… More
“Perfect Hidden Gem”
Reviewed 17 Feb 2014
After an eventful drive down (winter storms) we arrived to meet Philip who quickly showed us around before leaving us to explore. Having read previous reviews prior to booking I had a clue what we may… More
“Cozy, comfortable - a home from home” The house provided everything we could want, the owners had thought of everything. I would thoroughly recommend it 100%. Not only was the house perfect but the location was ideal, just minutes from the harbour a
“Absolutely perfect, ticked every box” I am not usually moved to write reviews but I must take this opportunity to say how completely perfect this flat was for us for a weekend in Bath. It is perfectly presented, every convenience supplied and spotles
“Amazing!” My boyfriend and I stayed here for a weekend away and it was perfect! The location was great, it was peaceful and perfectly situated so that we felt as though we were totally on our own and due to the big size of the area around us we didn't
In the quant village of bearstead, Kent sits this secluded lodge.
Myself and my partner stayed for three nights for a romantic get away. From the outside you expect the lodge to be small, however … More
“Perfect relaxing long weekend”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2016
The lodge was perfect for a quick escape out of London, being only an hour from Victoria station and walk-able on the other end we didn't any transport. We couldn't get over the idyllic setting just 5… More
“A smart 'home from home' with plenty to do from the doorstep.” Percy cottage is a very smart, bright, comfortable and spacious property with so much to do from the doorstep. Less than 5 minutes walk to Alnwick castle, the lovely old town with theatr
Percy Cottages are ideally located for seeing all in Alnwick which in itself a great town to visit. Very friendly owners and cottage finished to a good standard and good instructions and information i… More
“Best place in Alnwick”
Reviewed 17 Aug 2014
We've visited Northumberland many times and wholeheartedly this is the best place we've stayed.
The place is immaculately clean, perfectly positioned to get around, has a lovely courtyard garden wi… More
“Home away from home”
Reviewed 12 Jan 2014
Beautiful character cottage in a perfect central location to explore the historical town of Alnwick - all within walking distance (the castle is just a few minutes walk). Close to stores and the farme… More
“Fabulous place to stay and really helpful owners!” Just returned from a two week stay at the delightful Valerian Cottage with my wife and daughters (aged 6 and 4). The cottage is beautifully presented and extremely comfortable - more like a proper hom
“Amazing apartment in perfect location” No matter how good the photos are on an advert you always expect something not to be quite the same. Nothing could be further from the truth with this fabulous beach side apartment. The location is amazing with s
“Excellent property in a good central location.” A very pleasant stay. The apartment was warm and comfortable, and very well equipped. We liked the central location with easy walking distance to the town and sea.
“Well equipped, clean and comfortable chalet, great base for exploring the area” We have just returned from a wonderful week away which we all enjoyed immensely.
The chalet was very comfortable and clean and had all that we needed.
The owner was ver
“absolutely lovely and couldnt have been nicer,fantastic”
Reviewed 20 Aug 2013
This chalet was perfect and cant find anything negative to say it was a lovely site and the chalet itself was clean, comfortable and high quality.the reception staff were very helpful.we had a really … More
Thank you for your review. We are pleased you had a good holiday.
“Excellent choice for a holiday”
Reviewed 26 Jul 2013
We stayed in the chalet from 6th - 13th July 2013. The accommodation was excellent, very clean and well provided. Everything you need for a holiday was there. We have stayed in several other chalet… More
Thank you. We are so glad you liked the chalet.
“Ideal base to explore the wonder's of Cornwall.”
Reviewed 18 Jun 2013
Another excellent holiday in "The Chalet" which is found on a quiet family friendly site in North Cornwall. It is ideally placed to discover all of Cornwall especially the North coastline, It is close… More
Thank you for your review I am sure this will be helpful to other people. We are glad you had a good time.
“Nice stylish apartment in the heart of Northern Quarter” I received the code to the apartment and the key box prior to my stay, which was really convenient.
We had breakfast in the kitchen every morning, after filling the fridge on the first day. Cof
“Lovely, home from home” Had a lovely weekend away with the girls, the cottage was clean and comfortable. Charlotte the owner was really friendly and kind. We were provided with milk and breakfast which was a lovely touch. I would highly recommend book