Please check the date of the photos of the cabin, I think they date from when it was first erected some years ago. My dog trashed a venetian blind and the proprietor very properly asked for compensation. So far so fair; but at 22:00 on my last night he impounded the cabin key so that I could check neither the blind nor the dog without first handing over £200 in cash. (The blind replacement proved to cost £107.) An utterly utterly horrible experience. --He also left no water in the cabin on my day of arrival when he cannot have thought that I would carry a bucket of water 300 miles to cope with the advertised water stoppage. I could not wash after my 300 mile drive.
We hadn't been to the area before and just needed a place to stay for three nights.
We wanted a mid-way break as we were driving down from Yorkshire to Cornwall.
Malcolm's lodge was ideal.
Extremely clean and tidy.
Even a complementary bottle of ale from Malcolm's micro brewery.
Others have said it is small but having been a caravanned and motorhome owner for about 10 years we have stayed and holidayed in smaller "units" before.
The lodge has everything that you need.
Can certainly recommend the lodge and the area (& the beer!!)
My partner and I stayed at Pear Tree Cabin with our dog, for a few days r&r, and we could not have asked for more! I was amazed by how well equipped it is in proportion to its size. It really does have everything you could want and more, the complimentary use of two lovely white fluffy robes were a nice touch!
The location is great, very close to lots of the South West's fantastic tourist attractions yet set in beautiful Wiltshire countryside right by the canal. There is a lovely pub opposite and two good sized towns within 5 miles.
Malcolm and his fiancée are lovely, very easy to communicate with and very helpful. They are there if you need them but also allow you your own privacy.
The only minor problem we encountered was the shower as it is small (although we knew this having spoken to Malcolm before we booked), and the doors on the unit don't close properly. However, Malcolm mentioned he is looking for a replacement unit while we were there, and it may already be done by now. It didn't detract from our stay in any way though. I highly recommend this place.
Many thanks for a wonderful stay, we hope to return soon!