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Cuckoo Down Farm

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Pets Allowed
Paid Wifi
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Being first time glampers we were dubious what to expect. Our doubts soon disappeared on arrival to this lovely farm. Being end of the season we had the site to ourselves! We stayed in a safari tent -Primrose, it was perfect. Furnished with a leather...More

Thank Sharon B
Response from Becky S, Owner at Cuckoo Down FarmResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks for a lovely review! Best wishes Becky and John Sheaves

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed early September as a family with our dog in one of the yurts. The yurt was wonderfully furnished for the stay with super comfy beds and duvets. The outdoor kitchen offers all the essentials, though very tricky to cook in wind/rain. Handy to...More

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Management response:Responded 13 September 2017

Hi there, thank you so much for a lovely review, very much appreciated! Best wishes, Becky and John Sheaves

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This is our 4th visit to Cuckoo Down Farm and as always we have loved every minute. Becky and John are the perfect hosts and make everything perfect for our stay! There have been a few upgrades to the Safari tents since our last visit....More

Thank Natalie T
Management response:Responded 13 September 2017

Thank you so much for a really wonderful review, we really do appreciate you taking the time. It was lovely to see you all again and we're so glad you had a good holiday - see you next year! Best wishes, Becky and John Sheaves

Reviewed 21 August 2017

We spent a week in the Daisy safari tent. Everything we needed was provided by Becky and John, who are really friendly and made us feel welcome straight away. The tent is really clean and comfy and I'm a convert to compost toilets! We had...More

Thank Beckchen
Management response:Responded 22 August 2017

Hi there! Thanks for a great review, much appreciated and glad you all had a good time. We also give a big thumbs up to fossil hunting at Lyme Regis and Charmouth - something for all the family to enjoy. Crealy is really good too...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

If you're lucky to enough to find this site, don't hesitate! We spent 2 hours looking for something suitable on the internet and this was the best we came across. We are a family of 4 (chidren aged 9 and 5), used to camping with...More

Thank thechristiefamily17
Management response:Responded 16 August 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review, so glad you had a good time! Best wishes, John and Becky Sheaves

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"Take extra bedding in case of cold nights."
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"All the yurts and safari tents had plenty of room and great locations."
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"Primrose Safari tent is on the edge of the wood - very private!"
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"Safari Tents have lovely big inside table, for all weather eating/playing board games."
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