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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Peter and Sue must be the best hosts that we have come across. lovely home baked cookies in our room. Great attention to details, exceptional support with organising what you want to do. Nothing is too much trouble. The breakfasts are excellent and do try Sue's home made Granola

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at Fern Cottage to be greeted by Sue a pot of tea and delicious scones with homemade jam and cream. We had booked to stay in the Chamomile room for 3 nights, the room was beautiful with wonderful views and extremely clean. Breakfast was fantastic, I loved Sue's homemade granola. Pete was on hand with ideas of places... More 

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Fern Cottage for a birthday weekend at the Therma Spa and for some sight seeing. It was perfect, Sue and Pete were so warm, welcoming and attentive. There were home made cookies in our room every day which were lovely and Sues home made granola was delicious. Cooked breakfast was lovely and poached eggs were perfect. The... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Fern Cottage is a gem run by Sue and Pete. Pete really knows the area well and will suggest places to visit, show you a guide book and offer a map. This was so helpful. Pete also makes a great fruit salad for breakfast. Sue is quick to respond to room requests which is great. For breakfast Sue offers plenty... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

What a wonderful place to stay! Sue and Pete are so welcoming and we were greeted with a delicious cream tea. Our room was really comfortable with a luxurious en-suite and everything you could possibly need - the attention to detail was incredible. The breakfast menu is impressive with a wide choice and the resident chickens provide lovely fresh eggs.... More 

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

We decided to take a break and go to Bath, we could not visit Bath without stopping with Sue and Pete at Fern Cottage luckily they had a room available, this was our 6th stay with them starting back in 2008, we certainly were not disappointed as always everything perfect from the friendly welcome tea and scone on arrival the... More 

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

A perfect place to stay for the Bath and Bristol area. Sue and Pete welcomed us into their home almost as if we were family. Great breakfasts and entertaining conversation started each of the five days we stayed. Advice and literature on where to go and what to do was freely given . After a day out returning to a... More 

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

We had a delightful time at this lovely B and B. Sue and Pete were so welcoming, and nothing was too much trouble. The cottage is quaint and very pretty, with a gorgeous garden, while the ensuite was very modern and the Rosemary Room, where we stayed, was absolutely charming. Although we have dietary requirements, that was no problem, and... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Fern Cottage is an absolute gem of a B&B the food and Service is second to none, Sue & Pete and Molly are excellent hosts. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. The attention to details is really apparent in the rooms and breakfast. I would highly recommend a stay.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Sue and Pete were wonderful hosts. Rooms were comfortable as well as private and the ensuites were great. Food was wonderful! Try the baked eggs. Gave us great advice about exploring the area and even made last minute dinner reservations for us tired travellers.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
National Award Winning Fern Cottage Bed and Breakfast is set in 2 acres of delightful gardens within a designated conservation area - 15 minutes from the City of Bath and the vibrant Maritime City of Bristol. We are very proud to have been re-graded by EnjoyEngland and received a 4 STAR GOLD Award in March 2016. The GOLD Award is presented for exceptional quality of accommodation, customer service, food and hospitality. We have also received the Highly Commended Award for Bed and Breakfast of the Year from VisitEngland after attending the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2013 in Manchester on 20th May. We are very proud to be in the top 5 bed and breakfast businesses in England. We have now received 20 Awards for customer service, hospitality and our home made, home grown and local food. We have cooked for Gary Rhodes and Michael Caines in the UKTV Local Food Hero and received Finalist for the whole of the South West. We are also the only Bed and Breakfast in this area to have received a GOLD Award for Green Tourism for the 7th year running. Three rooms are in our beautifully converted stable block with panoramic views overlooking fields and the fourth room is situated at the rear of the cottage overlooking the rear garden. All rooms have their own entrances, so guests can come and go as they please. We have put together a unique breakfast menu using only local, home made and home grown produce. Baked eggs, devilled kidneys on hot buttered toast, local naturally smoked haddock with home made potato cakes, fresh herb omelette using our own delicious eggs from our hens and of course our own South West full English breakfast, using locally produced maple cured bacon specially prepared for us, old English sausages, potato cakes with home grown chives, a taster portion of devilled kidneys, grilled local tomatoes, sauteed mushrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fern Cottage Bed & Breakfast

Address: 188 Shortwood Hill | Bristol, Pucklechurch BS16 9PG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Pucklechurch
Price Range: $101 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Fern Cottage Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All rooms perfect”
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“We loved the secluded Rosemary room overlooking the garden with a lovely seating area.”
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