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“Peaceful rural retreat”
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Barn Cottage entrance and parking
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Very good
31 reviews
Barn Cottage entrance and parking
Sitting room with log burning stove
Sitting room
dining area in sitting room
overlooking garden
sitting room comfortable arm chairs
sitting room
downstairs entrance hall
Entrance hall        and front door
Kitchen
kitchen
kitchen
bedroom twin beds
bedroom
entrance hall
bathroom
outside in winter
storage biar
sitting area outside
Garden and seating
View from the garden
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Very good - based on 31 reviews
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Catherine...
Perth, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Peaceful rural retreat”
Reviewed 30 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Fantastic to read so many lovely reviews of our favourite cottage from all the nice people who have enjoyed staying in Barn Cottage as much as we have over many years. Thank you for letting us enjoy this peaceful, warm, cosy cottage yet again. Lookin forward to seeing you and that view again next year.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
18 Nov 2015
Thank you see you again soon
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Jon B
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful, comfortable and relaxing Lakes Retreat”
Reviewed 18 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015
1
person found this review helpful

We travel lots, rarely return to the same place twice and have sampled holiday properties at most price points. However, we must have stayed at Barn Cottage half a dozen times over the last few years, which says it all.
Each week we have spent there has been wonderfully relaxing and memorable.
The cottage has everything you need for a Lakes holiday and is in a fabulous spot, accessible for both the Northern Lakes and Solway Coast but nicely tucked away.
The cottage is set in a private spot within the grounds of the owners property. They are very welcoming and helpful should you require their assistance, but otherwise leave you in complete peace to enjoy your holiday.
We can't recommend the cottage enough, and hope to return again soon.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
18 Oct 2015
Thank you Jon I am so glad you have enjoyed your stays with us see you again soon I hope, Joyce
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ryeboy
Prestib
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Relaxing week away in a lovely setting.”
Reviewed 17 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
1
person found this review helpful

A nice relaxing week at Barn Cottage with a lovely welcome gift of a home baked Chocolate cake and 1/2 a dozen eggs from the owner Joyce. The log stove a great and the cottage was always lovely and warm. We were also blessed with glorious weather. Thank you Joyce.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
20 Oct 2015
Thank you you were very welcome guests I am so glad you had a goo d holiday
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941kandy
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Wondeful stay in a clean and tidy cottage with a warm welcome”
Reviewed 15 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
2
people found this review helpful

A lovely few days in a beautiful setting. The owners of the cottage could not have been nicer and so knowledgeable about the area,

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Liked best: The wonderful setting.
Liked least: We had a bit of inclement weather but that's Cumbria!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
20 Oct 2015
Thank you so pleased you had a good holiday
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4x4Hawk
Coventry, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Dirty, rodent ridden, exposed wires, ground in dirt”
Reviewed 13 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
2
people found this review helpful

On arrival at this 'dog friendly' accommodation we were met by open bowls of mouse/rat poison which were accessible by the dogs, the place looked like it hadn't been cleaned properly for a very long time. I could write a long list of problems but I think it was simply too much for the old lady who owns it to prepare it to an acceptable standard and hope she makes an effort to put things right.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
15 Oct 2015
This guest arrived arrived early before we arrived back and entered the cottage without our permission and before we had chance to clean it after the departure of the previous guest. He arrived with three dogs and a partner. Our understanding was that the dogs would be gaged while in doors but this was clearly not the case.
The present occupants in the week following and all previous guest have been delighted with the cottage.Please see other reviews.
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