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The old walled cottage garden with its ancient willow tree and abundance of indigenous flowers.
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The old walled cottage garden with its ancient willow tree and abundance of indigenous flowers.
 Board games and a glass of local mead wine in front of the log burner.
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The old walled cottage garden with its ancient willow tree and abundance of indigenous flowers.
Board games and a glass of local mead wine in front of the log burner.
Skirr Cottage was the home of the acclaimed writer Henry Williamson.
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Relax in the cozyness of a thatched Devon cottage, after a hard day at the beach.
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Georgeham, Braunton, Devon, England

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Andrew B
St Ives, United Kingdom
1 review
“I'll be back”
Reviewed 20 October 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Just like the pictures,a really beautiful old thatched cottage with gardens and parking.
All very clean in a lovely village near to the beaches of Croyde.
The cottage is a stones throw from the local pub which had a great atmosphere and good food.I stayed with friends but it would be good for families or couples.

Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
21 Oct 2015
We are glad you enjoyed your trip to our cottage and the local pub ( which we believe is the best in the area ) We hope you can make a return trip soon.
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cf0z
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
“Real Devonshire Charm”
Reviewed 8 October 2015 for a stay in August 2015

What a beautiful place!! This is the quintessential Devonshire cottage. The lovely garden with a small creek running through one side was a big hit with my 6 year old. The beautiful old world furnishings and cozy feel was a big hit with my wife! The fact that I could walk home down the country lanes from my surf session was a big hit with me (not to mention the nearby pubs)!

Georgeham/Croyde is probably my favorite part of the UK and this cottage is the PERFECT place to stay there.

Many thanks to the Bones family for a a wonderful stay.

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Liked best: Old world charm
Liked least: nothing!
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
21 Oct 2015
Thanks for your kind words about our cottage and village, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you can visit again soon.
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