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“Fabulous, well equipped cottage with great views”
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Briscoe Mill Cottage
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Briscoe Mill Cottage
Master bedroom with king size bed, tv/dvd Path to garden at rear
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Briscoe Mill Cottage
Master bedroom with king size bed, tv/dvd
Path to garden at rear
Briscoe Mill bridge over the River Ehen
Lounge with TV, dvd player
Kitchen with fold away dining table, microwave, oven, fridge
Twin room with toy box and trundle for 3rd child - bedding provided
Picnic bench over beck
On Briscoe Mill Bridge looking north up the River Ehen
Great place to set off on your cycle ride, close to the Coast to Coast route
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Egremont, Cumbria, England

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Richard M
Swindon
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fabulous, well equipped cottage with great views”
Reviewed 16 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We were visiting friends in Whitehaven so using cottage as a base, however it is so lovely we didn't want to go out! The cottage is beautifully decorated, warm and we loved the garden, especially the bench near the stream. Lovely touches like wine, bread, eggs were here when we arrived and Easter eggs for the kids. Owners are very helpful and friendly. Cottage is well equipped with lots of character, beds were very comfy and the bathroom is beautiful. Thoroughly recommend Briscoe Mill to anyone wishing to visit and we hope to return soon. Many thanks Sean and Sarah

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Management Response
26 May 2014
Hi there, glad you had a great time and weather wasn't too bad!. Thanks again for choosing our cottage and that is was a good base for you all. All the best Sarah and Sean
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Richard C
Yeovil, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful location and accomadation”
Reviewed 10 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014
1
person found this review helpful

The cottage is warm and cosy and in an ideal location we really enjoyed our stay there and would not hesitate to book it again.The large private garden is an added bonus.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
26 May 2014
Thank you for the review it is very much appreciated, glad you enjoyed your time here. Take care Sarah and Sean
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karenfran...
Radlett, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Quaint, peaceful and an Ideal base”
Reviewed 28 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013
1
person found this review helpful

Our first time to the Lake District we were a bit wary of going so far west but, it was ideal, there was so much to do we will have to go back to finish our list. The cottage is lovely, very well thought out, very well equipped if you want to self cater, close to local shops. We packed quite a bit in each day and going back to the cottage to the peace and tranquility was wonderful. Sarah and Sean were there if we needed them and nothing was too much trouble all we had to do was ask. We have been to places where the owners are so protective always turning up that we have had to dodge their visits and its very off putting. Not so in this case they leave it up to you. They do have sensible rules for how the property is treated and they definitely work, the place was spotlessly clean, a wonderful welcome pack meant we could get settled and not have to worry about going food shopping straight away. We have and will be recommending it to friends and family.

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Liked best: How well equipped and quaint the cottage was
Liked least: Can't fault it it more than met our expectations
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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Management Response
26 May 2014
Thank you so much for the lovely review. We're glad you had a great time and that list will need ticking off soon! All the best Sarah and Sean
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lindalous...
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A hidden gem”
Reviewed 23 August 2013 for a stay in June 2013
1
person found this review helpful

we booked a weeks stay at this cottage and was delighted on arrival at the facilities and the location. easy access to all that we needed throughout our stay. the family that own the property could not have been more welcoming, we left feeling relaxed and truely satisfied with our holiday and will be returning to this location in the near future. really would recommend this and it is suitable for couples and families alike.

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Liked best: friendly atmosphere and clean
Liked least: coming home
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
24 Aug 2013
Thank you so much for your kind review. Guest's feedback is extremely important to us and we welcome any comments which can help us improve. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and would love it if you came for another visit. Look out for our short breaks during the winter months. All the best!
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Rebecca D
Widnes, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful Cottage in Peaceful Location”
Reviewed 8 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013
1
person found this review helpful

We're coming to the end of our stay at this lovely cottage. Sarah and Sean and their lovely children are welcoming and friendly, and the holiday gets off to a fantastic start with a welcome pack including eggs, milk, bread, wine and treats for our two dogs. The cottage is well equipped and comfortable, with plenty of room for the two of us and our two dogs.

We were incredibly lucky with the weather - bright sunshine each day - which meant that we were also able to enjoy the beautiful garden, which is well maintained and pretty.

All in all, a fantastic week in a lovely place, we'll definitely return.

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Liked best: The cottage itself and the location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
11 Jun 2013
Thank you so much for your lovely review and comments in the book. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting you all - hope the boys weren't too sad on the way home!. Yes indeed, food for thought - hope to see you all soon. Sarah, Sean and gang
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