This was a pretty last minute booking and wow! What a really lovely surprise which absolutely surpassed my expectations. The barn was super cosy, had everything (and more) that we needed and provided the perfect base for a really wonderful weekend that will be forever remembered.
The information around the surrounding area was really helpful, from our initial welcome we sensed that nothing would be too much trouble and we felt immediately 'at home.'
I am just left wondering when we might be able to return!
My husband and I stayed at the Alde barn. It is a beautiful barn/cottage and we couldn't fault it at all! We booked to stay here for our honeymoon/6 month wedding anniversary and it was perfect! We had a very warm welcome from John who showed us round.
We received a breakfast basket which was amazing and a lovely gesture. Also the shed full of Dvds, books, bikes, logs and etc was very useful and such a good idea! These little extras made the break even more amazing!
We spent quite a bit of our time enjoying the hot tub. Beautiful scenary and peace and quiet...BLISS!
We have already recommended to family and friends and we will definitely be coming back!
Thank you for an amazing break and you should be proud Carl and staff on your business! All these comments, recommendations and customers returning show what an amazing job you do!
Naomi & Connor O'Neil
We have just returned from a 5 night Christmas break and it was absolutely perfect for us and our 2 dogs! Everything was even better than we expected! So many different walks to do followed by relaxing evenings in the hot tub.. I am so glad we decided to go ahead and book! The only bad thing I can say is that we had to leave to come home.. I am already looking to book a return break.
We stayed 2 nights in the Granary Barn and it was perfect. The cottage was cosy and beautiful with all the luxury touches you could want. A fabulous breakfast basket for us and high quality treats for our dog. The cottage had an enclosed large garden so we knew the dog was safe when we let her out. We will definitely be back.
Lovely stay in a well equipped, clean, little barn with a hot tub. Great space for the dog especially the two acre meadow across the road which was totally enclosed and very safe. Lovely breakfast hamper.
I went here for the first time with my fiancé and 2 beagles at the end of November for my 30th birthday. We were greeted by Carl on arrival and shown to the Orwell Barn. A beautiful hamper was left for us with enough for several days, and treats for the dogs. The barn itself was warm and cosy, everything you'd need for a self catering getaway. The hot tub was ready for us at any time we wanted to use it, and enclosed garden and meadow over the road just perfect for our girls Great that the barns cater for more than 1 dog. The place overall was stylish, clean and although all the barns were occupied, it still felt we had our own privacy. We were not bothered during our 4 night stay, only by Carl to deliver a parcel that was delivered for my birthday but we felt if we needed anything at all Carl would have been happy to help. We would 100% recommend!
We have just returned from a wonderful 5 day break, Carl met us on arrival he was very welcoming, the breakfast basket was lovely for us, we were able to have a nice hot drink straight away as we unpacked with the lovely home made biscuits included too, the doggy goody pack was fantastic for our 2 dogs also. It was a very relaxing break made even more special that the garden was completely dog proof, we have been to other places that say they are when we have found out that they are not!! which meant that we could relax in the hot tub knowing that they were safe in the garden with us. Carl has thought of everything, all the little things you need, in the kitchen there was cling film, kitchen roll, tea, coffee, sugar etc which meant that we needed for nothing, very well equipped with cooking things.Towels, slippers & robes were provided for the hot tub which was fab.Carl was at the end of the phone if we needed anything nothing was too much trouble. The meadow was great for the dogs they had great fun running around in this & it was nice that we were able to shelter in the boat seat if it was raining, the small enclosed paddock inside it is such a great idea for older or sensitive dogs.The cottages are in the middle of nowhere yet is was not far to get to where ever you wanted to go, lots of lovely places to go & walk, the seaside & places to eat, just check before you go if they allow dogs in, as we found that they don't all.It was great to relax in the hot tub after a day out, then watch a DVD in front of a lovely fire,Carl has a shed stocked full of DVD's if you forget to take your own to borrow which was fantastic. We had an amazing relaxing break & we will be coming back & recommending to family & friends. Thanks Carl you are doing a great job.