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“Lovely part of country England”

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Farthing Corner Bed & Breakfast
Hobart, Australia
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“Lovely part of country England”
Reviewed 6 October 2012

My wife, daughter and I recently stayed with Liz at Farthing corner and had a wonderful time. Liz welcomed us on arrival with tea and cake which was really appreciated after 36 hours of round the world travel! We were also treated to a very tasty home cooked meal and dessert that night before climbing into very comfortable beds. The breakfast Liz provided would satisfy any appetite with plenty of good quality local produce to choose from. In meeting some of the local folks who came by Farthing Corner in their travels, you could really sense the community unity amongst the people here.
Liz was also very helpful with providing tips on what to see and do, including loaning us a comprehesive road atlas.
All in all I would highly recommennd staying at Farthing Corner to see a quiet and lovely part of country England.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with family
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 September 2012

From the tea and cake on our arrival, to the fantastic breakfast of home made sausages and locally sourced products, including lardy cake (which we took on our walk) the six of us thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Farthing Corner.

Liz was charming and informative and helped us with our map reading to return to the Clarendon Way to complete our walk to Winchester. We hope to stay with her again next year!

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 22 September 2012 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Farthing Corner on a trip we took throughout most of England and Wales. We stayed in the Cottage which is an outbuilding to the main B&B. I would underline that if it was simply cleaned more thoroughly it would have been a cute place to stay, provided you like being in the country and dont mind the rustic nature of this place.

The owner was somewhat friendly, but slightly condescending at times. Im sure it wasnt intentional, but is a matter of fact.

In the cottage we found the floors and bathroom very dirty, a shower head in need of repair and spiders in most corners. The bed was comfortable but the sheets musky.

We requested an early breakfast which was kindly accommodated, however my wife upon taking her first spoonful of cereal noticed that her spoon was dirty. Yuck!

My parents, who stayed in a room in the main building reported that their room was cleaner but could not stand the smell of the place. Again, it is very old, so not sure why this is, but again, it's hundreds of years old.

Generally speaking this place is not worth the price, nor is it a five star by any standards.

Stayed September 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 22 September 2012 via mobile

Farthing Corner was truly sensational. One of the very best b and b we have stayed in. The house dates back to the1400s and is magnificent. The countryside around was simply stunning as was the inside of the house. A huge bedroom with many homely touches including a teddy bear sitting on the bed reading a book! Spotlessly clean and tidy it was a real privilege to stay here. Liz was the prefect host with some fantastic suggestions for trips and a really scrumptious breakfast. We both could not speak highly enough of this place and we wished we could have stayed longer.

Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 12 September 2012

15 minutes off the A303 takes you into a pastoral delight. Picture perfect thatched cottage/house set in lovely gardens with immaculate lawn and bountiful herbacious borders. Beautiful back garden leading to pond which must be gorgeous in the spring with bluebells. Chickens pottering around the back and producing excelent eggs for breakfast.
Inside the rooms are cosy, tucked upstairs. Comfortable bed and a good bathroom down the end of the hall. Good towels and bathrobes. Copious hot water, good shower and an inviting tub. Good selection of books to browse if you are staying for a while.
Downstairs a very nice dining and sitting area. Large communal table which sparks good chats with a suprsiing mix of guests. Liz produces a huge and excellent breakfast. She is a warm and knowledgeble host. Our only regret was that our stay was so brief. We ate at the local pub; fine but would try Liz's cooking next time. This would be an excellent place for a relaxing weekend with Winchester, Salisbury, Romney and Stonehenge all within 15-30 minutes.
Excellent value. We paid more for much less elsewhere on our trip.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with family
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 June 2012

We couldn't have asked for more from our 3 night stay for a nearby wedding.
A fantastic breakfast at whatever time we wanted was usually finished off with a long chat with Liz. She is well travelled and the common areas of the house are interspersed with trinkets and interesting paintings.
We stayed in the 'garden room' which came with kettle, tv, choice of dvd's, and a very comfy bed. There was a curtain missing from over the glass door at the front but a well-positioned towel kept out the morning sun.
Overall, happy with the accommodation, and the house and gardens are beautiful; the view finished perfectly with the chickens running around!

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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with friends
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 June 2012

Tucked away in north Hampshire, this is the ideal place to relax. Liz is a great host, friendly warm and welcoming. Her house oozes country charm from the thatched roof to beamed ceilings and chickens roaming the drive. Our room was a delightful mix of olde-worlde and modern appliances ( but no TV ) and was extremely comfortable. We could get internet connection and used the laptop to catch up on events. The real winner for us was the "breakfast platter". Breakfast included everything you could want and if you like your full English you won't be disappointed. Within striking distance of Bournemouth, The New Forest, Winchester and Salisbury we found it a great location - a hidden gem.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
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Property: Farthing Corner Bed & Breakfast
Address: Farthing Corner Dean Road, West Tytherley SP5 1NR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > West Tytherley
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in West Tytherley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 3

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