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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Wigton, Cumbria, England

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RuthAbbot...
Larnaca, Cyprus
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“High-end self-catering property, perfectly located, suitable for ages in all seasons”
Reviewed 2 March 2014 for a stay in December 2013
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We travelled from Cyprus to the UK for Christmas: 2 adults and 2 children aged 6 and 11, and then picked Granny up on our way! So with a group ranging from 6 to 72 years a lot of boxes needed to be ticked. The property is perfectly suited to explore the Lake District and the Scottish Borders. From shopping, to castles, to museums to wildlife parks, we ran out of time in our two weeks to do everything we wanted to. Particularly in the cold, winter months - and the weather was particularly wild, we were looking for a cozy home-from-home experience. The attention to detail and comfort that Joanne and Martin have paid is second to none, creating nothing short of a small, boutique hotel experience. You feel with them, that providing a special experience goes beyond the contract detail. The working farm provides a really 'real' experience of life on a farm and how it goes on no matter what the weather or season. Again, provision of wellies for our 'Mediterranean Living' children was a touch beyond what we expected but so gratefully received and appreciated. Martin and Joanne have created something very special that I heartily recommend to everyone and anyone.

Date of stay: December 2013
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Liked best: The clean, warm, comfortable attention to detail creates a luxurious experience.
Liked least: Having to leave!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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441Doroth...
Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“totally wonderful weekend.”
Reviewed 25 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014
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people found this review helpful

The Old Grainstore is a lovely place to stay. it is furnished to a very high standard and presents those who are lucky to stay there with a welcoming comfort at the end of a long walk! Nothing is too much trouble for the owners who are there to offer help if needed. Joanne's homemade scones were especially scrummy! Families with young children will enjoy the experience of living on a working farm. The Old Grainstore would be the perfect choice for a perfect stay in Cumbria.

Date of stay: February 2014
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Liked best: everything
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Mamaof2li...
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Perfect”
Reviewed 8 December 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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A lovely place, beautifully decorated. We went with a 3 month old and 2 year old and Joanne had put everything in we needed. Great space for then to play indoors and outdoors and very comfortable. Would really recommend.

Date of stay: October 2013
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gary h
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“superb”
Reviewed 4 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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Joanne and Martin have thought of everything you will need for a lovely stay. They were very welcoming and all the facilities you require are in the cottage. The cottage itself is finished to a very high standard - very much a home from home. Martin was willing to share his farm with our children (which they loved) and the environment was very relaxing. Highly recommended.

Date of stay: July 2013
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Liked best: everything
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Andyw5091...
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
Reviewed 3 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013
2
people found this review helpful

The Old Grainstore is a beautifully converted farm building on a working dairy farm and is the perfect place for a relaxing family break close to the lakes. The owners Joanne and Martin and their family are really friendly and welcoming and went out of their way to ensure we enjoyed our stay; fresh scones, eggs, bread and cake were very welcome.
It's so nice that we will be planning a return visit.

Date of stay: May 2013
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Liked best: The property was fantastic
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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