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Visitors’ Books Snippets

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Comments and Local Recommendations from our Guests

…With lots of links so you can see for yourselves…These comments below all come from the Visitors’ Books too, but as they have some very helpful recommendations I have extracted them and put in links to help any research (I haven’t repeated any links (e.g. the George, which doesn’t appear after the first one). I [...]

Trying to Keep on Top…of everything

…A tall order, indeed…We really do try to keep on top of things, as best we can… On one level that is relatively easy, trying to keep a critically objective eye on the state of the barns, decorating and replacing before necessary rather than after, so that the barns always look pristine and well-equipped, although [...]

Douglas’s Barn: update on what our guests think

Recent snippets gleaned from the Visitors’ Book‘A fantastic cottage and location; thank you for all the small things like marmalade (yum!) and eggs. Would love to come back. For food: we had a great meal at the Coach and Horses in Fenny Bentley.’ Nov 2010 ‘Beautiful cosy cottage, exceeded our hopes. Had a wonderful relaxing [...]

Some Comments from our recent Tom’s Barn guests

…It’s about time to have a catch up…‘Another fantastic visit (their fifth), fully relaxed following our stay.’ Nov 2010 ‘Would definitely revisit. We highly recommend Ladybower Dam, Poole’s Cavern, Bakewell…’ Nov 2010 ‘Came here last year and immediately rebooked. We weren’t disappointed. Once again Marion and John have thought of everything and the place is [...]

Douglas’s Barn: ‘This place is a gem’.

Now here as promised are the latest comments from our guests, gleaned this summer from the Visitors’ Book in Douglas’s Barn. In many ways, Douglas’s Barn is the ‘dark horse’, dwelling with quiet dignity beside  the older, better-known dog-friendly holiday cottage, Tom’s Barn. It has been going just four years. Its name is not reflected [...]

What are our guests saying about Tom’s Barn?

‘What a treat to stay here!’ Here is a selection of the latest comments made by our guests in the Tom’s Barn Guest Book.  Douglas’s Barn will follow tomorrow. All the comments are taken exactly as written,  and can be seen in the relevant Visitors’ Books if anyone wonders if we spend our spare time [...]

Douglas’s Barn Guests’ Comments – Spring 2010

And here are the comments from our recent guests in Douglas’s Barn… “The accommodation is beautiful, the setting superb. We have really enjoyed our stay here.” April 2010 “Our stay here has been truly relaxing: lovely weather, lovely cottage, perfect hosts. What more could you ask for?” April 2010 “Losing track of how many times [...]

Tom’s Barn Guests’ Comments – Spring 2010

At last I’ve found the time to enter the recent comments for Tom’s Barn. Douglas’s to follow… “At the risk of becoming repetitive another superb week here in Tom’s Barn – John and Marion, wonderful owners, nothing too much bother for them. No complaints! New cooker a doddle, Marion!!” April 2010 “Yet another fabulous week [...]

Good Food Updates

We do appreciate all your comments but, particularly in this case,  about where you’ve enjoyed (or not) eating;  they can be  very helpful for future guests planning their stay. Here are some recent comments from our guests about some of the local pubs and eateries: Good food (iffy service) at the Druid, great food and [...]

Recent Guests' Comments from Douglas's Barn

One or two more comments from our guests who were here over Christmas and the New Year  and enjoyed almost more snow than we did in the Alps! “A wonderful end to the year and beginning of a new one. I think we started planning our next trip the minute we walked in the door! [...]