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Single storey Converted barn situated in a small hamlet. Birthplace of Alfred Lord Tennyson. An area of outstanding natural beauty in the heart of the Lincolnshire wolds. This property provides tranquility and an escape to the country. Away from shops and the hub bub of noisy cities and built up area. Somewhere to explore all the beautiful surrounding areas. 20 minutes from the sea side.
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Lovely place, secluded, very quiet and peaceful, just what was needed. Everything you needed was there. Close enough to things of interest, we visited Woodall spar and did the 617 squadron trail. We also went to the pet wood hotel for lunch. We also went to the Battle of Britain memorial flight. We also did a lot of walking with our dog.
Visited May 2023
Written 3 June 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Norfolk, United Kingdom13 contributions
Absolutely perfect & very relaxing. A well laid out bungalow (CowShed) with all the essentials and extra's. What we enjoyed, was walking round this beautiful hamlet village and finding hardly any traffic on the country lanes! We could even hear owls hooting early evening. (Heaven)
Many beautiful attractions nearby. For our 3 days, we went to Alford, Tattershall, Woodnall Spa, Snipe Dale & Louth. Would love to do more, but we will be back I'm sure. Thank you Jane for the lovely Plumloaf, milk, eggs & butter plus extras, much needed when we arrived, along with a cuppa tea :)
Visited September 2022
Written 16 September 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Such a lovely cottage and location. Immaculate inside, big comfortable bed and good Wi-Fi! Little extras were nice too, milk, eggs, bread ect. Will be back!
Visited August 2022
Written 10 August 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Second visit to the Cowshed and well worth a visit if you’re after a quiet retreat. Just far enough away from all the hustle and bustle but close enough to visit the attractions with ease. You won’t be disappointed and we’re looking forward to visiting again soon. Great Holiday on the hottest days on record.
Visited July 2022
Written 25 July 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Huddersfield, United Kingdom1 contribution
A lovely cottage. Amazing views
I spent 6 nights at Cowshed. It’s well equipped and decorated. There are many beautiful paintings on the wall.
Its location is very convenient. You can visit the places that have Tennyson connections. Across the Bridge Road is St Margaret’s church. Set off in a Westwardly direction and you will find Tennyson’s babbling brook. And it’s near Bag Enderby.
There are also many lovely footpaths around here. The scenery is absolutely amazing. People in this area are very nice.
I definitely enjoyed my stay.
Visited May 2022
Written 25 May 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Truro, United Kingdom2 contributions
We stayed at the Cowshed for 3 nights. What a fantastic find. The cow shed is not quite a shed but a very spacious 1 bed bungilow. It was spotlessly clean and had everything required for a self catering break. We were blessed with lovely bright weather for our break. Really enjoyed sitting outside after our day of rambling around the country fields and lanes. The Lincolnshire wolds are blissful . Somersby is a splendid quiet little village where you can really unwind
Loved our break in the cow shed and the outstanding location
Visited April 2022
Written 26 April 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Fabulous place to stay to explore the Licolnshire Wolds
We had a great stay at the cowshed, it was our first visit to the Lincolnshire Wolds and we could not have picked a better accomodation. The cowshed is comfortable and well equiped to support self catering (just what we wanted during covid restrictions) THe bed is huge and very comfortable with soft fluffy pillows. We had a great week and can throughly reccomend it for a quiet walking break or to explore the area.
Visited August 2020
Written 17 August 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Raithby, United Kingdom23 contributions
I cannot praise this place enough!
A truly quintessential cottage set in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds. Great for lovely walks, ( with or without your pooch). All walks within this lovely village are well sign posted.. You do need a car to visit the neighbouring main villages..but if you're an avid walker the routes are straightforward e.g. Horncastle. The Cottage is just perfect for chilling & " recharging your batteries" decorated to an excellent standard with such an immediate homely feel with regards to the furniture & fittings..All appliances are easy to use throughout, well maintained in excellent working order & scrupulously clean. I loved the little homely touches which include a welcome pack of bread, milk &eggs. Everything was just perfect for my needs. Thank you so much Jane... I will certainly be back.. X
Visited October 2019
Written 15 October 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Very comfortable, stylish and well equipped cottage amid lovely countryside. Hamlet where Alfred Lord Tennyson was born.
Visited October 2019
Written 9 October 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Darlington, United Kingdom2 contributions
We stop here for a weeks holiday it’s wonderful very clean big grass area for the pup you got a welcome pack that was very much appreciated would definitely stop here again
Visited August 2019
Written 11 August 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Thank you for coming to stay In so glad you enjoyed our little bit of the Lincolnshire wolds. Do come again.
Written 26 August 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Situated in the heart of an area of natural outstanding beauty. Rural countryside with no main roads or sounds of traffic. Ideal for someone looking for some peace and quiet. Unusual to find a property in the uk which has so little passing traffic and is quite so secluded.
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