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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Troutbeck, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Charlotte...
Wysall, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Comfortable, warm, spacious and well equipped”
Reviewed 2 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We stayed at Beckwood over a very wet Easter weekend 2016. We were an extended family group coming together from Scotland, Shropshire and Nottingham.
House is delightful, plenty of room, well maintained, warm and equipped with everything needed.
The setting is lovely with beautiful views.
We had two dogs with us. The house was great for them with slate and wooden floors. The garden not quite so brilliant as not fully enclosed and shared with next door. Dogs have to be tied to a rope provided. Manageable but not the most relaxing space for them. As the weather was so dire this did not affect us too much as we were indoors.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Apr 2016
Thank you for your kind review, we are delighted that you have a lovely family holiday at Beckwood and would love to welcome you again in the future.
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Helen S
Lower Brailes, null, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“WOW Thank you”
Reviewed 25 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

WOW, WOW, WOW!!!!!!!
Thank you so much for supplying such a beautiful place to stay.
8 of us came to stay for a long weekend for my fathers "big" birthday, we arrived early evening were taken aback as soon as we walked in the door, let alone when we saw the view in the morning.
Such a warm, welcoming house with plenty of room for us all to spend our time, the pictures on the website are great but by no means do it its full justice. The kitchen and bathroom are amazing. All fixtures and fittings supplied to such a high standard.
Really cannot rate this house and experience highly enough, would well recommend to anyone A*****************

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Liked best: The kitchen and Bathroom
Liked least: Our stay was too short
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
28 Oct 2014
Thank you for your review following your stay at Beckwood.

Thank you for recommending Beckwood to others!

We are delighted you found the property warm, welcoming and found the fixture and fittings to be of a high standard.

Lakes Cottage Holidays hopes to welcome you back to Beckwood soon!

Kind Regards,

Lakes Cottage Holidays
017687 74060
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Bridget R
Dundee, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“more 'dogs tolerated' than 'dogs welcome'”
Reviewed 16 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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We holiday often in self catering properties, and have found it to be unusual to not receive a welcome basket on arrival, which in itself is a small thing, but it is almost unheard of for the owner of a property not to offer at the least a pint of milk and a teabag or two. Instead we sat down to read the surprisingly extensive list of do's and don'ts, which included instructions such as any dogs are not to be on the top floor of the property - which was not mentioned on the website, and given that most of the lower floor is open plan, basically meant that the dogs were required to be locked in the porch every night. Any trace of a dog was to be removed before leaving the property. Obviously any mess in the garden would be removed, however specifically requiring that any residual dog hair was to be hoovered up by the guest seemed a little bit intolerant. This, along with no outdoor shoes allowed, and under certain circumstances the toilets are not to be flushed all added up to something slightly less than what we had expected.

Toilet roll was rationed to half a toilet roll each per guest per week, however there was a positive glut of cleaning products, in full view. Ironically, the house wasn't particularly clean, (residual food in the recesses beside the oven, and serious overhangs of cobwebs and a dead crane fly spring to mind)

The clay pigeon shooting two fields away was another little nugget which wasn't mentioned on the website. Not loud enough to shake the windows, but loud enough to be irritating, as was someone on a quadbike rattling around at nine every morning, tooting their horn to round up the horses for work at the riding stables a field away.

The property itself is amazing, and we had a lovely time in the lakes, but if you have a dog, and your dog is nervous of gunfire or loud noises, this isn't perhaps the best place for you. And be warned, you will have to take the contents of your kitchen cupboards with you.

We felt that the overall impression was that we weren't made to feel particularly welcome, which makes the difference between visiting again, and not.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
1 Jul 2014
Thank you for your review of your stay at Beckwood, Troutbeck.

We are pleased you thought Beckwood was amazing and you enjoyed your holiday exploring the Lake District.

In regards to your comments made in your review, Lakes Cottage Holidays do not advertise that a welcome pack is included. Therefore, a welcome pack would not be supplied.

On our website, we do state Beckwood sits within 14 acres of grounds adjacent to Rookin House Farm Activity Centre.

As Beckwood is self catering accommodation, only the initial supply of toilet roll is supplied.

Regarding the information in Beckwood about dogs in the property, Lakes Cottage Holidays have terms and conditions for pets in the property, which would of been sent to you with your holiday confirmation at the time of booking.

It states in our terms and conditions for pets that pets must never be left in the property unattended. Pets must not be allowed on the furnishings and never in the bedrooms. There must be no evidence of the pet on departure, this means that all dog hair must be hovered and any excrement must be picked up and disposed of sensibly. Any damage caused by the pet must be reported immediately to the owner/our office in order that we can rectify before the next guests arrival, any expenses in fixing/rectifying the problem will be passed on to you.

Regarding the cleanliness of the property on arrival, we do ask in our holiday confirmation that if there are any problems to contact our office or the owner of the property. This is because we would be unable to rectify these issues during your stay with out being notified.

Lakes Cottage Holidays hopes to welcome you back to Beckwood or another Lakes Cottage Holidays property in the future and we hope the comments you have raised in your review did not detract from your holiday.

Kind Regards,

Lakes Cottage Holidays
017687 74060
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Bedfordshire
Reviewed 16 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014

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Management Response
16 Mar 2014
Thank you for your feedback of your stay at Beckwood.

We are delighted this property lived up to your expectations and found the accommodation offered you high standard fittings and the views during your stay.

Lakes Cottage Holidays hopes to welcome you back to Beckwood soon!

Kind Regards,

Lakes Cottage Holidays
017687 74060
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High Wycombe
Reviewed 12 March 2014 for a stay in February 2014

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Management Response
12 Mar 2014
Thank you for your review of your stay at Beckwood.

We are delighted you found the accommodation superbly appointed and spacious.

We are very pleased to hear you would like to return to Beckwood and Lakes Cottage Holidays looks forward to welcome you on your return visit.

Kind Regards,

Lakes Cottage Holidays
017687 74060
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Cornwall
Reviewed 22 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013
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Management Response
22 Nov 2013
Thank you for your review of Beckwood.

We are delighted you found the property warm and inviting with masses of space and in a good position to explore the Lake District.

Thank you for recommending Beckwood to others!

Lakes Cottage Holidays looks forward to welcome you back to Beckwood next year.

Kind Regards,

Lakes Cottage Holidays
017687 74060
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West Yorkshire
Reviewed 1 June 2013 for a stay in April 2013

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