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Gorge View Cottage

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The cottage with the gorge view in the background
A view to the gorge
Green Tourism GoldStar award in national awards (highly commended)
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Gorge View Cottage is an old gardener's cottage recently fully renovated to exacting environmental standards, with access to the large permaculture garden. This four-star and Gold graded (Visit England) and Gold award (Green Tourism) accommodation is ideal for one or two people and it is available for week or weekend self-catering hire throughout the year. We accept booking for complete weeks on TripAdvisor/FlipKey, but please contact us if you are interested in stays from 2-days and upwards. Better still check out our own website. Situated in a small lane, conveniently located in Cheddar village, the cottage has uninterrupted and panoramic views to the gorge. It is the perfect holiday location with easy access to stunning walks around the Mendips and the gorge itself; with the caves, shop...Gorge View Cottage is an old gardener's cottage recently fully renovated to exacting environmental standards, with access to the large permaculture garden. This four-star and Gold graded (Visit England) and Gold award (Green Tourism) accommodation is ideal for one or two people and it is available for week or weekend self-catering hire throughout the year. We accept booking for complete weeks on TripAdvisor/FlipKey, but please contact us if you are interested in stays from 2-days and upwards. Better still check out our own website. Situated in a small lane, conveniently located in Cheddar village, the cottage has uninterrupted and panoramic views to the gorge. It is the perfect holiday location with easy access to stunning walks around the Mendips and the gorge itself; with the caves, shops, pubs, restaurants and cafes all just a few minutes' walk away. Slightly further afield are attractions such as the beautiful city of Wells, more caves at Wookey Hole, the Somerset coast at Brean Down or Weston-Super-Mare, and of course Glastonbury with the Tor, alternative shops and the ancient Abbey. For anyone needing a gentle break from the pressures of life Gorge View Cottage has it all.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Huw R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
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Reviewed 31 August 2019

Just returned from a 5 day stay at Gorge View Cottage and can not recommend it enough. The cottage has everything you could want and more. Huw and Mary have put lots of maps and local information for you to use in the cottage, which...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank susieb1
Maps399081, VR Owner at Gorge View Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2019

Thanks for this lovely review, Sue. We're so glad you enjoyed it and got so much out of your time here. We'll look forward to seeing you here again sometime. Remember if you plan on Blagdon next time to maybe check-out (and book) the Yeo...More

Reviewed 3 July 2019

We stayed only two nights but we just had to post a glowing review. The cottage is comfortable; the hosts are the perfect combination of being there and very friendly without interfering or being fussy; the view of the gorge is tremendous; and for ev...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Martin C
Maps399081, VR Owner at Gorge View Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2019

Thanks for the lovely review. We are starting to get more guests choosing us for EV charging and we love to be helping pioneer destination charging. We trust the onward road trip is proving both enjoyable and low (charge) anxious 🙂

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Reviewed 22 March 2019

We spent 5 nights at Gorge View Cottage in March, we were welcomed by Huw who made us feel very welcome. The cottage is spotless, warm and comfortable, perfect for 2! Comfy bed, and waking to the dawn chorus was a treat. The location is...More

Date of stay: March 2019
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Maps399081, VR Owner at Gorge View Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2019

Thanks for the lovely review Fleur. SO pleased you had a good time here. We also love that dawn chorus and also try and have our window slightly open overnight to hear all the birds get going ... this year including an exuberant Robin who...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

We’ve just got home from a fantastic stay at gorge view cottage this is second time we’re stayed hear and it gets better every time. We found a loverly cider farm near street which is worth a visit (heck’s cider farm) had a loverly meal...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank knighedw
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We only stayed a few days but the cottage was so homely and beautifully situated and I would strongly recommend it to anyone. Can't wait to come back and see those views again!! Claire and LinziMore

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank claire b
Management response:Responded 28 January 2018

Thanks for the feedback both of you. It's nice that even at this time of year the cottage is a cosy place, and we also love that the view to the gorge and the trees on the hills changes day to day and often hour...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Books
Central Heating
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Porch
Private Garden
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Is this holiday rental renovated / up-to-date?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Cheddar nestles on the sunny southern slopes of the lovely Mendip Hills, a British Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). A small village of just 5,000 Cheddar is famous for the natural beauty of the gorge, the limestone caves beneath, the birthplace of Cheddar cheese, and the strawberries the area produces. It lies 20 miles south of the historic city of Bristol one of England's great cities, dominated by the 'floating' harbour designed by Brunel in the 1800s and with buildings going back to the 1600s. Nearby is the beautiful city of Bath famous for it Georgian architecture and the whole city is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Despite their proximity to these lovely cities the area is very rural. Apart from the hills with their walks and nature reserves, villages and pubs, there are als...
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