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“Truly An Idyllic Piece of Scottish Heaven” Our third stay at this wonderful house and garden which provides everything we need for a totally relaxing, and private, break away from the hustle and bustle of urban life. We hope to visit again in the not
“Excellent *****” We stayed in no7 for a long weekend with 2 adults 2kids & our dog, the owners were friendly & helpful gave us all the info needed. Great location for all local ammenitties, we travelled up for the santa train & also visited landmark a
“3 Coopers Cottage” We stayed at coopers cottage over the Christmas period, we found from booking process to the end of our stay a truly pleasant one, our hosts catered for our needs and we can not fault our stay , very clean and lovely Christmas deco
“Lovely cottage in a friendly village in a beautiful part of our country.” This cottage is spacious, comfortable, a little quirky and very well equipped. We stayed for New Year, with some other friends staying nearby in another holiday cottage. On comp
We stayed at Weavers for 4 nights in total during October. Firstly, the house is kitted out with everything you'd need for self-catering. We arrived late Friday evening and the lights and heating were… More
“Great place, would definitely recommend for couples of small group of friends”
Reviewed 22 Nov 2011
Really cozy cottage with a full kitchen, 2 bedrooms, a bathroom and 2 loos. Well laid out outside space - terraced garden with multiple levels. The cottage was clean, the linens were fresh and the pla… More
“A cottage of charm and character right in the pretty village centre”
Reviewed 23 Jun 2011
This charming cottage has a great location in a pretty village and is a gentle stroll to The Barley Mow pub which we would recommend for food. The kitchen is well equipped and it is comfortably furn… More
“Cottage in the Woods” "We have been going to Craiglarach Cottage now for the last 20 years, both as a couple & as a family. It is a most relaxing, well equipped and extremely comfortable home from home away from the hub-bub of city life.
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“A little gem in Monpazier” Fabulous situation set on the edge of the village. Beautifully appointed with high quality finishes and run by the most delightful and charming couple, John and Edell.
This gîte met all our expectations, and more. The rooms were of good size, the bed very comfortable, and the living areas met all our needs. . Our hosts, John and Edèll, were unobtrusive but always… More
“A Touch of Class!” A beautiful period cottage which was very homely, well kept with everything you would wish for and more. Owners are very accommodating and could not do enough to make our stay a special one. Would highly recommend.
My self and partner have just stayed for 2 nights. Cannot speak highly enough of this property. Is small but very well designed and furnished. Lovely little private garden. Was immaculately clean … More
Many thanks for the kind review . It was lovely to meet you and will try & organise some better weather for your next visit.
“Fantastic cosy character cottage”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2012
The very friendly, helpful and responsive new owner met us to give us the keys and show us around.
Once you are inside the cottage it's like being in another world. Really cosy, characterful (lots … More
Thank you so much for your kind review, so glad you enjoyed stay. Hope to see you again in the future, best wishes
“A Lovely Cottage”
Reviewed 5 Mar 2012
A wonderful place to stay overnight when exploring Cambridgeshire or surrounding market towns. The cottage is of a very high standard - lovely authentic decor, brilliantly equipped kitchen, good bath/… More
Thank you so much for your positive review, glad you enjoyed your stay!
“Beautifully welcoming cottage, all mod cons in a beautiful setting” Fantastic cottage, lovely flowers and welcoming gifts. House is very tastefully presented and modern. Set in stunning Donegal hills. Relaxed pace of life, great base for exploring or
I had a great time when I stayed at Tailor's Cottage. The cottage had everything you need!! Kathleen even went to the trouble of making sure the essentials were provided on arrival - not only fresh mi… More
Reviewed 15 Jul 2016
Kathleen welcomed us. She left a welcome pack which was a very nice touch. The fire was lit House was clean, few cobwebs. Front bedroom smelt of damp, small but has 3 bedrooms. Generally a good base.… More
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
Very small living room/kitchen 3 bedrooms one with bunk beds very dark and second one was narrow and dark and just about fitted a double bed. Room facing front was bright not a bad size but had a drea… More
In reply to your review, sorry you did not enjoy your stay, the rental is described as "a cosy cottage" therefore is not a large house,other visitors remarked looks bigger inside than out, as for damp smell, as I stated previously to you, that was traced back to a loose slate in extreamly wet summer and has since been rectified straight away when noticed, the one faulty chair on BBQ area has been replaced , part refund was returned for your inconvienience, and many happy guests have enjoyed staying in The Tailor's Cottage since your stay in June, aplolgies again we wish you well .
“lovely” Lovely house well renovated and designed. Three good sized bedrooms. Knock through living area a bit tight for six, but I imagine in the warmer weather with the sweet comfortable courtyard open that would be resolved. Lovely, courteous owners.
Central location on small holiday island only 10 minutes walk from sandy beach. 5 minutes from shops, pub and restaurants. Famous for seafood and oysters. Good area for yachting, fishing and nearby country park. Colchester Zoo and Castle 10 miles. Golf/Spa resort 7 mile …see more
“Excellent” We arrived at Poppies to find a spotless beautiful cottage A cream tea awaited us and after a 7 hour journey it was much appreciated. The cottage is in a lovely village and walking or short drives give you great places to see and enjoy. Wou
Fabulous cottage which really was a 'home from home' for me and my husband. We were looking for a break to allow us to relax, enjoy some fresh air and explore too. We were also wanting somewhere mem… More
“excellent accomodation for holiday break in north devon.”
Reviewed 11 Oct 2012
this property enhanced our holiday as with its up-todate decor, fully equipt kitchen , large shower, the place was very comfortable. sky tv was a plus on a rainy day.
pleasant patio area.… More
Reviewed 30 Sep 2012
what a little gem. well presented moden very clean. with everything you could want waiting for you. fresh milk in the fridge.fresh cream and scones when you arrive. fresh flowers on the table.a lot of… More
My brand new eco cottage is built in the heart of the lovely village of Badby. Built to a very high standard it uses natural material finishes where possible. It has two bedrooms with flexible sleeping layout (twin or super king to master bedroom), two bathrooms, comfor …see more
“Beautiful gardens” The cottage is well appointed and surrounded by the owners beautiful gardens, with plenty of places to sit and enjoy the sunshine. Our one dissapointment was the lack of an overhead shower, ok though if you like having a bath in the
“Excellent family and toddler friendly base for exploring the local area” Fabulous cottage, very clean, neat and tidy. Excellent dog walk to Cam Peak 2 mins from front door. Beautifully situated to explore local countryside but also near to amenities w
We had a warm and comfortable stay at a very cold time of year. The cottage was well equipped and homely . Our 2 year old really enjoyed the toys the books and the chalk board. The stair gate was use… More
“Excellent cottage, great value for money in a lovely location”
Reviewed 3 Mar 2013
Convenient base for walking the Cotswold Way, the cottage was lovely warm and clean with everything we needed. Thanks:)… More
Thank-you very much for your lovely review, we hope you will enjoy another holiday at Onespringbank again soon.
“Fabulous Relaxing Time!”
Reviewed 28 Apr 2012
Travelled with 2 teenage girls and we had a lovely time at OneSpringBank.. Cottage was lovely with loads of ammenities. Many thanks for the little presents on arrival. A very nice touch. It was a goo… More
Hodgehay Cottage is a charming Quaker cottage built at the start of the 20th Century. It has been lovingly restored, retaining many period features, to give you a comfortable and cosy home from home. …see more
“Awesome Vacation” Our stay here was fantastic! The location is perfect for touring the area and the accommodations are great! Helen is wonderful and most helpful! When I return to Ireland this is my destination! Do not hesitate to book this house for
“An enchanting cottage in a captivating location - west of Ireland bliss!”
Reviewed 12 Sep 2015
As we drove over the hill to Pollclabber Cottage, the full horizon unfolded before us - the world was suddenly rid of clutter and in its place lay an unending expanse of rock, sea and sky! It was for… More
“Comfortable, cosy, great facilities and lovely location”
Reviewed 7 Apr 2013
Great information from the owners about the area and things to do. Beautiful cottage, in a lovely location. Excellent facilities and very cosy. Lots to do in the area and lovely places to eat.… More
“great house in great area”
Reviewed 8 Jan 2013
My family & I stayed here for a week after Christmas & had a wonderful time. The house is located in a beautiful area, right in thecentre of the Burren, with amazing walks, some starting from the fron… More
“Perfect holiday location” Cairnbaan Cottage was a delightful holiday home with all the necessary facilities. It was a perfect centre for exploring the extremely historical Kilmartin Glen, and also the beautiful west coast, from the Mull of Kintyre to
We thoroughly enjoyed our 7 day holiday in July 2013 at Cairnbaan Cottage. The cottage is spotlessly clean and well equipped with everything you need for an enjoyable stay. We were lucky enough to ha… More
“Cosy cottage by the Crinan Canal, Scotland”
Reviewed 21 Nov 2013
Attractive, well equipped cottage. Ideal situation for walking the dog and riding the bike. I enjoyed watching the boats sail by the window.… More
“A fantastic little cottage in a beautiful and unspoilt location.”
Reviewed 20 Nov 2013
The accommodation consists of an end-terraced two bedroomed whitewashed cottage right on the bank of the Crinan Canal. The owners are very friendly and helpful and go out of their way to make sure yo… More
“High quality and peaceful holiday cottage with excellent facilities” Brilliant holiday cottage for all the family. Well located for easy reach of coast at Tenby, local attractions e.g Folly Farm for the kids, and many restaurants are within an easy dr
We have just had a great week away in this stunning 5 star cottage. The location is great for families to explore Pembrokeshire (beaches, Folly Farm, Blue Lagoon - all within a short drive away) and … More
“Extremely comfortable, child-friendly and stylish property”
Reviewed 15 Nov 2013
I stayed here for the week with my husband, almost 3 year old and almost 1 year old. As soon as I walked through the door I felt at home. It was warm, stylish, clean and cosy and the open plan layout … More
“Amazing Cottage with great facilities great base " Home from Home"”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2013
What a great cottage very well equiped to a very high standard with little touches which make you feel very relaxed as soon as you enter the cottage.Very nice welcome pack after such a long journey w… More
“Immaculate Cottage in Great Location” Have just spent an enjoyable new year in Arran, staying at Alt Ardoch Cottage. The cottage is in a wonderful location with views off the Holy Isle. The kitchen is well equipped and the bathroom spacious with a g
My partner and I stayed in this cottage for a week and enjoyed the experience thoroughly. The cottage was well equipped, beautifully decorated and well situated close to the town of Lamlash. The manag… More
“A perfect week in a lovely cottage”
Reviewed 7 Aug 2016
Spent a week in this lovely cottage with fantastic views across Lamlash Bay to Holy Isle. The accommodation is exactly as described in the advert and provides a comfortable and homely base from which … More
A delightful character home situated in a rural location yet within easy reach of Oxford City Centre, M40 to London and to the north and the A34 to the South. The property has plenty of rustic charm and offers a great deal of peace and tranquility. It is set in attrac …see more
“great holiday in a scenic area and wonderful stay in a warm and cosy house” Falkland is a very scenic, touristic place, with nice people, crafty shops, restaurants, tearooms and a great pub. For everyone of our family ( aged 19- 57) the best place to
This renovated former steading cottage is set amidst 70 acres of rolling farmland in glorious Galloway, yet lies only 4 miles from the busy country town of Dumfries and twelve miles from the food town of Castle Douglas in an ideal touring base.<br />Ideal for fami …see more
“an absolutely delightful place to stay !” arriving in the very peaceful and beautiful village of gittisham we were greeted by the lovely carol who manages the property . the building is a very traditional thatched cottage surrounded by delightful gard
“Lovely cottage” Stayed here over Christmas week and it is a absolutely beautiful cottage. The reason why it hasn't got 5 stars is because cooking xmas dinner for 6, we struggled with baking trays and had to buy more. Also the garden wasn't totally sec
“Perfect Cottage” A great location to stay with a gastropub practically on the doorstep. The cottage has everything you need - and then some ! The owners are nearby, very friendly and helpful. We will certainly return and recommend this to our friends
“Wonderful cottage in a lovely village - a little gem'”
Reviewed 8 Feb 2016
It's lovely to find owners which are trying to do the right thing - the cottage itself was great but in addition to that it was clean, had all the crockery, pots and pans that you require and on top o… More
Thanks so much for your review and we really look forward to seeing you again.
“Paradise Found in the Oxfordshire Countryside” My wife and I and our toddler stayed here originally for a week and loved the cottage so much that we extended our stay for another four days. We are pretty well travelled and have holidayed in some very
“Beautiful location with great accommodation and an amazing pool” Our party consisted of five adults and a baby and everyone had a fantastic time. We were given a welcome tour. Mike and Caro were helpful and accommodating but not at all interfering.
This immaculately-presented, cottage is located in the centre of the friendly village of Kilmihil, County Clare. This cottage in Kilmihil provides large groups of families and friends with bright and airy accommodation, offering a wonderful base for those wishing to dis …see more
“Delightful” The welcome was warm...the home grown fruit and vegetables delicious...the location peaceful but well placed for exploring...the byre charming and well equipped...Julia, Paul and Ghilly delightful hosts!
This is the second time we have stayed here , and once again we had a great time . Julia and Paul provided us with milk,bread,free range eggs,tea,and coffee (I am sorry if I have missed anything out).… More
It was lovely to welcome you both again. We are pleased you enjoyed the food at the Red Lion and New Inn-we are lucky to have so many good pubs close by.
We look forward to seeing you next year.
Julia & Paul
“Lovely cottage, good base to see the area.”
Reviewed 24 May 2015
Very clean and comfortable with everything we needed for our stay. Julia and Paul were helpful with advice on what to see etc without being obtrusive. Lots of information including booklets and maps… More
So pleased you enjoyed your stay and you certainly managed to include lots of walks and outings to wear out the dogs!
Do hope to welcome you again in the future.
Julia Paul Ghilly and Wellie
“Another superb stay at The Byre”
Reviewed 3 Aug 2014
This was our 8th stay at the Byre and we were as usual given a very warm welcome from Paul, Julia and of cause Ghilly. The Byre now has a fabulous addition of a Garden room which is a fantastic place … More
So pleased that you will be staying for two weeks next year and that the dates are in our diary! Such a pleasure to welcome you back each year-just wish the years did not fly by so quickly..is that a sign of age!!! Good that the later journey home worked well, especially at the Dartford tunnel.
We await news of your granddaughter! Julia,Paul & Ghilly
“Excellent” We enjoyed our stay at Tiffyhall very much. The cottage is in a peaceful quiet location (apart from the lovely calling of curlews). It is well equipped and very private with a restful view from the large 'picture' windows upstairs and down.
The picturesque Haybarn Cottage is set in a beautiful country estate in the sun-drenched hills west of Funchal. The cottage is set apart and has its own private garden with lovely views and is surrounded by mature trees. The ideal choice for those seeking a combination …see more
“Relaxing getaway” Loved the cottage; not huge but very comfy. Very small kitchen, but we already knew that, OK for snacks, not for serious cooking. Enjoyed staying opposite the Livery stables with beautiful horses, friendly dogs and a few chickens p
Needed a place to stay whilst visiting my sister who lives about a hundred yards away, so this was perfect for location. The annexe itself was warm, cosy and comfortable. I like peace and quiet and … More
“Relaxing and enjoyable”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2016
This is just what we were looking for : a quiet retreat yet near enough to places of interest or shops. We have enjoyed most places we have stayed but we have a rather small list of places we would r… More
“perfect romantic break”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2012
beautiful and clean accomadation in a quiet scenic area. The owners were extremly friendly and had provided tea/coffee/towels etc for a perfect romantic break. There is a pub a 3 minute walk from the … More
“A wonderful place to stay, fantastic for family celebrations.” I hired this place to celebrate my father's 80th birthday with family and believe we could not have found anywhere better. The property was perfectly maintained containing everything you r
“Fabulous accommodation with a great welcome, it was just perfect.”
Reviewed 27 Jul 2014
This is a fabolous accommodation, great space both inside and out. The gardens are beautiful and private. The bedrooms are well presented, spacious and comfortable. The living areas very homely and th… More
Reviewed 21 Jul 2014
We booked The Grange for my sons Graduation , myself my husband and our 4 children aged 23,21,20 and 17. There was plenty of room and everything you needed was to hand. We all slept well thanks to th… More
“Amazing luxurious home from home”
Reviewed 11 Jun 2014
What a fantastic find! We needed accomodation for 6 adults and 2 children in the Cawthorne area to attend a family wedding. Could not have been better.
We had very good communication from Hilary from… More
“A beautiful retreat for two” The hidden cottage in Cheadle is truly remarkable. Just a few yards from the busy High Street it is hidden away and incredibly quiet. With its own exclusive small well-maintained garden the cottage provides a wonderful ret
We had a great stay in this lovely flat nested in the heart of a very pleasnat village.The place is very peaceful but all the shops are very close as well as restaurants and pubs.The cosy flat is spot… More
Reviewed 24 Feb 2015
This cottage is well titled. It is Hidden behind the high street in this little town. It is perfect for two and has just what you need for a self catering holiday. Everything has been thought of to ma… More
“Excellent property in unique location”
Reviewed 20 Jul 2016
Just what we were looking for- peace & quiet with all modern comforts and nicely presented.
Good position to visit Peak District, Stoke on Trent & surrounding area.… More
Thank you, I'm pleased you enjoyed the cottage and liked the location.
“Peaceful haven has all you need” Stayed 20-27 July 2013. I would recommend 8 Carpenters to any couple looking for a quiet getaway and who want to access what North Norfolk has to offer.
Holt is a beautiful Georgian town and offers fantastic hospital
What a wonderful cosy little cottage. We booked this cottage the evening before arrival for five nights in May and Anne was most helpful at such short notice. The cottage is beautiful and immaculately… More
“5 Star and 5 C's.”
Reviewed 1 May 2013
5 C's? Clean, comfortable, cosy, convenient and classy. Responsive and conscientious owner. Central location in gourmet and shoppers heaven, town of Holt. Walk to restaurants and shops. Perfect.… More
“Great place to get away from it all”
Reviewed 25 Apr 2013
Had a lovely time in no.8 carpenters cottages! It is a lovely and cosy cottage in great condition. The piano was excellent, and tuned prior to my arrival so sounded fab. Very good location, feels qui… More
“Perfect location.” Just returned from 1 week stay at Tweed Cottage and already missing Pebbles. Stayed with my wife and although the weather wasn't what we had hoped for, it certainly didn't spoil our stay. Cottage itself is cosy and fully equipped wi
My husband and I stopped for a week in this delightful, cosy and spotless cottage. We were greeted with a welcome basket of goodies, and milk in the fridge, just what was needed after the long drive u… More
Thanks for your lovely review . You had unusually cold weather that week but the frost did look beautiful as you said . It's back to a balmy 9 c in December once more . Look forward to you returning . Kind regards owner
Morrison Cottage is a semi-detached cottage situated in Satran at the head of Loch Harport and overlooks Glen Drynoch. Satran is in the area of Skye known as Minginish and a ten minute drive from the Cuillin Hills. The area around abounds with wild life; otters, oysterc …see more
I am very hard to please. Just ask my friends and family. So was not expecting much from my first holiday on my own.
It was amazing. The owners had thought of every thing. From supplying a washing li… More
WoW! What can i say, Thank you for taking the time to do a thorough review of your stay and i'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay. I look forward to having you and your 2 pets as valued guests again in the future. Thank you
“very peaceful comfy cottage”
Reviewed 6 Mar 2014
sunshine cottage was clean comfy and peaceful. close to beach which pleased eric the dog.also close to other seaside resorts… More
It has been our pleasure having you stay and look forward to being of service in the future.
“This was a nice cosy cottage very near sea with excellent amenities”
Reviewed 21 Feb 2014
I would highly recommend this cottage it had every thing we needed even towels. A very nice location and the neighbourhood was excellent. Very clean every thing you could want in a holiday rental an… More
Thank you for your kind review, It was our pleasure having you as guests at Sunshine cottage and we look forward to being of service again in the future