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“Lovely, spacious accommodation in peaceful, beautiful surroundings” The house is very spacious with a large living room/dining room area, which made it ideal for the the 6 of us to share - it could have easily accommodated more. The kitchen and bedroo
We stayed at Gaddens Manor House for a large extended family gathering, and had a fantastic time. The house and garden are lovely, and the house is situated in the heart of the New Forest with great … More
Caroline thanks for coming to Gaddens so pleased your surprise party went off so well. Chris at Gaddens
“An amazing family break!”
Reviewed 22 Aug 2016
I would like to thank Jayne and Chris for a wonderful 5 day break with my mother and sister in law and six children. The house really was a home from home and we all felt very settled and relaxed ther… More
Copper ( the Labrador)is still talking about the children!!, so pleased you saw all the meteors. Jayne at Gaddens
“Away from the madding crowds in the heart of the countryside, perfect.”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2013
The Gaddens Manor House apartment was perfect for us, 6 adults an 8 year old and two under 15 months. Needing plenty of room the most appealing feature was the gardens and security mainly for the chi… More
The wonderful thing about renting our home in the heart of the New Forest in England,is the meeting of amazing families from the UK and around the world. Jayne & Chris Edwards.
“Awesome View of the Douro. Great House.” We have been at Palmira's Home for some days. The House is well located near the Douro River, in a quite area where you can see an awesome view over the Douro Valley. The Swimming pool is very nice and well loc
“Mrs” This is a beautiful house in a beautiful location. There is plenty of space and yet lots of cosy corners to relax and unwind. Stunning views. This is a perfect place for a base for a walking, cycling or running holiday/weekend. The house is full
What a wonderful place. A lovely, quiet house with beautiful views of the lake and surrounding countryside. Plenty of space to spread out both inside and out but also with lots of peaceful corners to … More
Thank you for your lovely words, it was a pleasure to have you stay and you are very welcome back! Many Thanks Andrea and Mark
“Amazing country house in beautiful rural S.W. France”
Reviewed 8 Nov 2016
Stayed at Maison Tranquil with group of friends for an extended weekend stay and could have stayed there longer - stunning house - masses of space and facilities - perfect for a house party to suit al… More
Thank you for your lovely review - always great to know that the house and area have been enjoyed, It would be lovely to see you again! Many thanks Andrea and Mark.
Reviewed 7 Nov 2016
A truly wonderful house in a fantastic setting. A magnificent place to relax, the views from the patio across the lake are stunning. The decor is beautiful and tasteful and totally in keeping with the… More
Its wonderful to know that Maison Tranquil was the right setting for your special birthday celebrations! We really enjoyed meeting you all and would love to see you all again. Thank you for choosing our house for your break!
“Excellent facilities, lovely house and garden and very welcoming - a great place for an extended family to celebrate.” Spotlessly clean and with good sized bedrooms. Plenty of indoor activities for all. Great barbecue. Thoroughly recommended. Tip -
“This was the holiday house that makes you wish you owned it yourself”
Reviewed 27 Oct 2011
I took my family for a long weekend because I had work locally on the Monday. We found the Coach House online and thought the pictures and explanations looked ok. We are cautious because we have twin … More
“a unique place in a peaceful setting”
Reviewed 24 Oct 2011
A great holiday cottage/home with all the mod cons but loads of character in a peaceful setting. Well equiped kitchen with great dining room. The lounge and sunroom are spacious with a nice log burner… More
“Autumn break at the Coach House”
Reviewed 27 Nov 2012
I stayed at the Coach House with my husband, mother and three teenage children for a half term break. We had a wonderful peaceful and relaxing week. The Coach House is a very comfortable and atmospher… More
“A magnificent place to stay with your family and friends.” We had the time of our lives at Llandrinio Hall. It was a truly magnificent place with fantastic facilities and highly comfortable accommodation. The massive kitchen was conducive to many a fa
This was our second stay at Llandrinio Hall and we were not disappointed. The house keeper is very helpful and friendly and met us upon our arrival. We celebrated a special birthday with our family.… More
“Great house in the middle of nowhere” Just returned from a two week holiday in Le Moulin the house is wonderful loads of space lovely bedrooms and bathrooms, great kitchen. We were a group of 9 ranging from 10years through teens to adults we all enjoy
My second visit to the chateau, was as good as the first. Went with friends/children the first time and then with family and children this time. Worked well both times...so much space to get away...fr… More
Thank you for a lovely review. It was a pleasure to have such great guests :) See you again soon we hope....
“Absolutely Perfect Party Venue” I hired Pettistree House for my 40th birthday celebrations and was blown away by how perfect it is from the size to the decor to the attention to detail to ensure whoever stays there has everything they need. My guests
“Fabulous Georgian house, beautifully decorated and everything we needed for a 5 day stay”
Reviewed 31 Jul 2014
We were a large extended family and friends group staying at the house before and after a wedding in the area. We were greeted by the friendly owner Peter, who showed us around the beautiful house. Ea… More
“The most amazing weekend in the most amazing venue”
Reviewed 30 Nov 2013
We went here with our closest friends to celebrate my 50th Birthday. As soon as we walked through the door I knew it was going to be fantastic - the property was stylish yet cosy and the party room w… More
Reviewed 24 Jun 2013
I celebrated my 50th Birthday at Pettistree recently and cannot speak highly enough about the property. The bedrooms are decorated to a very high standard as are all of the bathrooms.
Downstairs the … More
“Spacious manoir in French countryside” We spent a wonderful week in the Manoir which was spacious enough to accommodate our large group of 11. There was something for the older and younger members of our party. A splash in the pool or just a game o
The Manoir was the perfect place for our summer holiday. We were a group of 3 families with children ranging from 20 months to 8 years old. We loved the peaceful and picturesque location and it wa… More
From the Quercy Blanc to Bermuda with love: we are delighted you enjoyed our little corner of France and the comfort of our manoir, and we look forward to welcoming you and your delightful guests again!
“Five star accommodation in a five star location”
Reviewed 10 Jan 2012
The accommodation was superb and the Manoir furnished to a very high standard, with all the bedrooms having en suite facilities. A perfect location for several people who want to enjoy a holiday toge… More
Thank you for your lovely comments. We are delighted you enjoyed our Manoir, and look forward to welcoming you again soon. This is typical of the reviews we get for Manoir Les Gaillardoux. Our guests love the peaceful yet stunning countryside of the Lot (Midi-Pyrenees), the atmosphere of the local villages and the delicious food of the nearby restaurants. Combined with the style and 5 star comfort of our Manoir, with its heated swimming pool and sunny terrace with wide open views, most say that it is a luxury holiday that is hard to beat.
“Fabulous house and facilities” We rented Manor Farm for my partners 50th birthday weekend. It was a family occasion so our group included adults, teenagers and 3 small children. Everybody absolutely loved it, the bedrooms were lovely, the fire in the
I organised this weekend for my boyfriend's 30th birthday in February. I had all of our friends arrive early so that they could surprise him which was amazing. Abi and Luke (the owners) couldn't be mo… More
Thank you Lauren! It was fabulous having you all here in February and we cannot wait to see you again for your second visit! The hot tub will be ready for you with a couple of bottles of fizz too! Don't forget your swimmers!
“We had a lovely holiday and would happily spend our holiday there all over again!” Overall a lovely place to get away to, in a good location close enough to sea and some fantastic beaches yet not in the thick of it all. The property was in good order
“Wonderful well equipped home, close to lovely beaches”
Reviewed 29 Sep 2012
The house is set in the most beautiful location with lovely gardens in a quiet setting but within a central location for easy access to the whole of the region and it's beaches and historic centres.
“Fabulous” The manor house was so special. Entering the grounds was magical and the house was marvellous.
Everything about the house was spectacular. Each room was fab, the kitchen, the bedrooms, etc,
Had a barbecue, played Archery as we took
Hi we checked in and each and everyone one of us went hunting our rooms lol.
Positive: Nice big house, very very quite area, great views all round the house. Great rooms and bathrooms aswell, nice… More
“Highly recommended” I have just returned home from a wonderful weekend at Fletchers Hall. Myself and 10 others spent the weekend here for my 30th. Upon arrival there was birthday banners put up and a lovely bottle for us, it was as such a thoughtful t
Fletcher's Hall was inviting, cosy, warm and comfortable in providing accommodation for 5 couples, one single adult, 2 babies, 1 toddler and 1 dog. Travel cots were taken for the babies and there was… More
We have just got back from a fabulous weekend at Fletchers Hall celebrating my husbands 30th Birthday! There were 14 of who stayed and on arrival we were all blown away by the beautiful features, clea… More
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
we hired Fletchers Hall to celebrate my daughters 21st birthday, we had a fabulous weekend with some lovely personal touches from the owners. Its was spotlessly clean & had more than enough equipment… More
Glad you all enjoyed yourselves. Wish you had told me it was for your daughters 21st as I had some special 21st decorations I had been waiting to use
“Very Good” This is a great place to go if you're looking to have a nice quiet weekend away. Me and my partner were looking for somewhere to go to relax and get away and this was perfect for that. We stayed in the naseby suite and the first night did p
“fabulous place to stay, peaceful setting, beautiful room”
Reviewed 8 Oct 2014
Stayed here as a birthday treat with my mother in law. We enjoyed the peaceful location, watching squirrels and rabbits in the grounds. The room was beautiful and kitchen very well equipped. Bottle o… More
“Beautiful, relaxing, fun...everything you could possibly need!”
Reviewed 1 Jul 2014
We stayed in the Naseby Suite in May. We needed some rest and recuperation for a couple of days and spent a very restorative weekend recharging the batteries at Orton Hall. It’s an interesting plac… More
“Beautiful Historic Manor House” It was a pleasure and a privilege to holiday at Ebbingford Manor. Our expectations were exceeded by the quality of this holiday let. The owners Jon and Gina could not have been more welcoming. The location is ideal for
“Great stay in nice location with lovely hosts” We (4 adults) stayed in Wightfield Manor during a visit to Cheltenham for the horse racing festival. The Fettiplace apartment was perfect for us, with historical and quaint features evident throughout. Ou
The cottage was part of a beautiful manor house set in extensive grounds. We were made to feel very welcome and the owner even took our 5-year-old to feed the ducks and have a go on the swing! The ro… More
“Fantastic accomodations in Beautiful Manor House in Clifden for large group” A large group of us stayed at this beautiful manor house to celebrate a 50th birthday and to bring a group of American friends to Ireland who have never been.....We can't sa
I cannot say enough about how wonderful a time my family (21 in total between two houses) had staying at Sunnybank House. The space is amazing... beautiful and welcoming. Shane and Rachael are so he… More
“Great facilities both in the house and the surrounding area, perfect for friends and family.”
Reviewed 15 Aug 2011
We booked the house for my parents 50th wedding anniversary and it was ideal for a very large group with a mixture of children with varying ages.
The rooms were well equipped, tastefully decorated … More
“Surpassed our wildest expectations!!!”
Reviewed 18 Jun 2013
Sunnybank is a fabulous facility and located in a beautiful little town. The rooms were clean and bright, bath in each, great kitchen and dining room (fit all 18 of us comfortably), and there was ple… More
“Thanks for a lovely holiday again!” We all enjoyed another relaxing holiday at this lovely house; mainly relaxing around the pool but also bike rides through the countryside and a day out by train to Les Sables d’Olonne. Diana & Graham were great host
We had a really Beautiful Escape at La Belle Echappee. Excellent facilities - beautiful pool, table-tennis, badminton, football, bikes, cricket.... and more. Very rural location which was perfect fo… More
Thank you for taking the time to write this excellent review for us, it was lovely meeting you all and hope to see you again.
“A wonderful large child friendly home with fantastic outside space”
Reviewed 23 Sep 2014
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at La Belle Echappee. The owners could not have been more friendly and helpful and have created a home that is ideal for big families or even two families with large , c… More
Thank you so much for submitting such a wonderful review about La Belle Echappee. It was a pleasure to meet you all and we are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday so much and look forward to you visiting again.
“Well equipped house and large garden”
Reviewed 11 Sep 2014
We arrived in the middle of the night to a warm welcome from Diane. Our welcome pack meant we could immediately make hot drinks of tea and coffee and when our toddlers woke up early next morning we ha… More
Thank you very much for writing this wonderful, very detailed review for us which gives future guests a great insight. We are so pleased that you had such a relaxing family holiday and enjoyed all that La Belle Echappee has to offer. It was lovely to meet you all and we hope you will visit us again.
“A truly rewarding experience!” Glenmore House Manor combines Victorian style with elegant touches that has its own speciality. It is a luxurious, first class and feels very homely inviting as we really enjoyed our time there. We stayed at Glenmore Ho
“Couldn't have wished for better...” We absolutely loved our stay at L'Ancienne Ecole, it totally exceeded our expectations. We were a group of nine, ages ranging from 4 to 60+. This was our first large family holiday so it was important we found somew
We highly recommend L'ancienne Ecole. It is a really beautiful house, very private yet in the heart of the village with its bars , restaurants and local shops. The swimming pool is fantastic to cool o… More
“Excellent property - Excellent location”
Reviewed 16 Jan 2012
Lovely property enhanced by a very relaxing location. Long time since we have stayed in a residential area -usually opting for more remote properties. But location added so much to the enjoyment of … More
“A lovely place to stay, and perfect hosts” We stayed for a week - three families, all with 2 year olds. The house was perfect for all, space to enjoy time together, or to be more private. Bedrooms were well spaced so that all the children had their
We travelled as a large family party of 12 plus toddler,the oldest guest being a sprightly 90. The house is beautifully situated down a long drive and has large gardens, a lake with ducks and large fi… More
“A wonderful relaxing week”
Reviewed 26 Sep 2012
The Manoir is a beautiful and very old manor house just outside a small village in northern Brittany. It is about 1.5 hours from StMalo ferry terminal and an easy drive - we found it very easily. The … More
“Wonderful place to stay, charming, great friendly hosts and we booked for a great meal which was excellent”
Reviewed 7 Sep 2012
The indoor area was a great bonus for the children and adults with the gym area, games & table tennis. Great park area at the back of the manor with lots of space and room for ball games, relaxing & w… More
“A Jewel on the Ring of Kerry” We rented the entire property - the House, Cottage, Stables and Pier Cottage - for an Irish heritage (American) family reunion of more than 40 family members. The high quality of the accommodations, the incomparable beau
“Amazing” We had an incredible time for our family reunion. Can Tapas was an amazing place to accommodate all our family, with the three separate apartments creating a sanctuary for the different age groups. We dined every night on the outdoor terrace,
Our extended family from the UK and Canada of 24 had a fantastic week at Can Tapies, a huge and wonderful house in Aug 2012. The little kids called it "the castle". This 400 plus year old "villa" wa… More
“best holiday ever”
Reviewed 13 Nov 2011
We`ve been a large group of families and friends. Our children (age 8 month to 15 years) loved the place and so did we.
The place and house is big enough to be together or on your own for a while (if… More