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“A Perfect Holiday Cottage”
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Large paddock for guest use - picnics, barbecues, games.
Ponies in field
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Bluebells
Cocktails in the Summer
Pink roses
Spring snowdrops
Butterfly
Tractor ready to mow the paddocks
Blossom under Suffolk's big blue skies
Gin infusing with hedgerow fruit
Corn field
Spring crocus
Poppies
Summer in the cottage gardens
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Stowmarket, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

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Primrose3...
Southampton, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“A Perfect Holiday Cottage”
Reviewed 21 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Probably the best equipped holiday property I have ever stayed in. The kitchen in particular had a great array of utensils etc. There was constant hot water, comfortable bed, beautiful peaceful surroundings. A warm welcome from a friendly owner, fresh flowers, and milk, cheese, bread and cake in the fridge. I will need to return to complete my list of places to go, and just to enjoy the garden, and paddock, and watching all the wildlife

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: WiFi a bit shaky, but I would expect that in a rural location where the provider service is tenuous
Travelling group: Solo Traveller
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
30 May 2015
Thank you for your lovely review and I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here. I look forward to welcoming you back to Upper Langdales Farmhouse Cottages.
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James C
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent stay, couldn't ask for a nicer cottage!”
Reviewed 11 December 2013 for a stay in December 2013

Recently stayed at Harness Cottage for 3 nights in December and had a wonderful trip. On arrival at the cottage we were greeted by a generous welcome pack of cake, cheese, bread, milk, tea and coffee which was a really nice touch. The cottage was in excellent condition, beautifully furnished which a real home away from home feel. Johanne the owner was an excellent host, providing us with recommendations of where to visit as we were new to the area. I would definitely recommend Harness Cottage to any couple looking to get away for a quiet weekend.

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Liked best: The overall feel of the cottage was extremely welcoming and felt like a home away from home
Liked least: No negative comments about the cottage
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Tinaseck
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
“Home from home (but better)!”
Reviewed 6 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013

Really beautiful cottage in peaceful rural setting. Very well equipped and complete with complimentary pack of goodies! Johanna couldn't have been more welcoming and friendly. Thoroughly recommended.

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Liked best: The attention to detail.
Liked least: When I had finished the complimentary cake!
Travelling group: Friends
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Robert B
Yeovil, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent location, great place”
Reviewed 23 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

Harness Cottage is in an excellent location for touring Suffolk. There are plenty of places to see in the local area. The owner who lives in the main farmhouse is extremely welcoming and thoughtful. The cottage which sleeps two people has been tastefully furnished and in good weather you can enjoy a glass of wine outside looking out for the deer and hares. Though this cottage only sleeps two people I believe that two of the other three cottages sleep up to four. We had a look round one and it was equally well furnished. Once you've been, you will want to return.

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Liked best: The comfortable bed
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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HuffBirmi...
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
166 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Cosy home from home”
Reviewed 6 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013

A lovely little cottage thoughtfully and lovingly presented, down a quiet country lane, central to many Suffolk attractions. Even arrived to find a cake, bread, milk, cheese and flowers, so thoughtful!!! We loved it. Thank you!!!

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Liked best: The cosiness, tasteful decor, and cleanliness
Liked least: Electronic cooker, but we are technophobes!!!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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J E
Bromley Cross, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Second stay at this cottage - just as good as the first”
Reviewed 28 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013

This was our second stay in Harness Cottage. We really like it here.

It is beautifully furnished and to a high standard, making it comfortable and very relaxing.

The welcome goodies are a bonus and very tasty (milk, cheese, cake and bread) all from the local farm shop, not to mention the tea, coffee, sugar salt and pepper in the kitchen.

If you are looking for some peace and quiet and slow pace - stay here, you will not be disappointed

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Liked best: Very relaxing
Liked least: Early morning cockerel!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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