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“Great bolt hole!”
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Hayloft Cottage
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11 reviews
Hayloft Cottage
Outdoor Play Area with football pitch
The Stackyard Holiday Cottages
Modern well equipped kitchen
open plan lounge area
open plan lounge area
Open Plan Kitchen Diner and lounge
King size bedroom with en-suite bathroom
King size bedroom with en-suite bathroom
Twin bedded room
Shower room
Limousin Cattle
Lakeland Herdwick sheep
The first lamb of 2014
The first lamb enjoying spring sunshine
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Wigton, Cumbria, England

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Ladyjaneb
Somerset, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great bolt hole!”
Reviewed May 9, 2016 for a stay in October 2015

We have stayed in these cottages a few times now. Beautiful countryside all around, some great roads for cycling and lovely walks. You can buy produce from the farm and Natalie provides a lovely welcome pack. There is a great outside space for bbqs and the such. There are plenty of things for the kids to play on.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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27L09R
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
120 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Quiet and relaxing stay”
Reviewed April 20, 2016 for a stay in September 2015

Hayloft cottage was presented in a very clean condition and would say it was very like the photos show.

We found the kitchen to be well stocked, the fire alarms are very sensitive though!

There is plenty of parking directly in front of the cottage door, we found it to be easy to drive to the local tourist attractions around the lakes. Be aware though that around the local towns in the Lake district they've gone parking charge mad. So expect to pay for each village / attraction, parking soon adds up.

The bedrooms and both bathrooms are on the ground floor. The living area and kitchen are up the stairs. Free WiFi available which was handy.

No issues while we stayed there. Didn't see the owners around.

Small issue on the booking process with owners direct website quoted me one price, then when the owner got back it had been an error and I was charged an extra £99.14 on to the rate - initial quotes need to be accurate, otherwise it's misleading!

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
21 Apr 2016
Thank you for your kind words regarding your weekend stay in our cottage in September, we are so pleased to hear that your party enjoyed their break.
I am sorry that you are still not satisfied with the explanation of the initial quote error. The error arose when you were quoted the weekly per night rate for a minimum of 7 nights but because your party were enquiring about a three night weekend break you should have been quoted the short break nightly rate in line with other similar rental properties.
This error on the quote system has now been rectified.

We hope you found Hayloft Cottage Comfortable clean and affordable base from which the three of you could enjoy the area.
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Janiescad...
1 review
“Absolutely brilliant”
Reviewed April 17, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

We have now stayed in the Hayloft 10 times, brilliant place to stay, the owners are there if you need anything, but they leave you to enjoy . Spotless accommodation. All done to a high specification

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Ledley37
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Can't wait to return - would definitely recommend this fab cottage...”
Reviewed February 18, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Our 4 night stay was too short in this lovely cottage. The attention to detail provided by the owners was just perfect and made it even more welcoming for me, my husband and our 2-year old son. The owners had ensured the cottage was lovely and warm upon our arrival and they had left fresh eggs, milk, tea and coffee to welcome us. The cottage is on a working farm so there is lots to see and two lovely sheep dogs who came to see us each day. The inside of the cottage feels very newly decorated and the quality of the bedding, towels, furnishings is very high. The cottage had everything we needed and more and the owner Natalie was very helpful with our questions. I would thoroughly recommend this cottage for couples on their own or with children. It is very child friendly too with a large garden with swings, slides, climbing frame and a massive trampoline (all of which we used). We look forward to spending another holiday in this cottage. The Tyson Family

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Liked best: The cosy feel to the cottage, the high standard of accommodation and the location.
Liked least: We couldn't get the wifi to work but that did not worry us as we were only there for 4 nights. We didn't report this and I suspect if we had it would have been fixed immediately.
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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TheJollyB...
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Just perfect”
Reviewed September 29, 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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First impression is that it's a beautiful place, tastefully decorated, spotlessly clean, great. But once you settle in you realise that the cottage is even better than it looks - because it has everything you you could possibly need, and everything is in a sensible place. Truly it's like a second home. Reading the guest book I noted the little messages all began "this is our seventh stay...", "fourth time here...", "another weekend visiting...".
Lovely cottage, obviously run fantastically well. Highly recommend it!

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Glasgowla...
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
“Very relaxing peaceful stay”
Reviewed May 17, 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Would highly recommend this cottage. Very we'll presented, everything you would need for your holiday was there. Both myself, daughter and the grandchildren loved it. Look forward to booking again.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing to dislike
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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barbofa
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“This is a must for anyone who wants to destress”
Reviewed February 21, 2014 for a stay in February 2014
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person found this review helpful

From Booking the Hayloft i knew we would be well looked after Natalie responded to my request straight away from then on was just perfect.
We stayed at the Hayloft whilst looking for a house to buy on arrival we opend the door to a beautiful cosy cottage everything was so clean fluffy towels and a welcome pack ,
Homemade lemon cake which was heaven all the touches to this cottage were so special i have stayed at lots of places and this tops the bill.
Natalie and John have thought of everything from couples to people with children they have opened up the farm and made it so inviting .
Dont want to tell everyone about this Gem but i have to be prepared to be wowed lots of great places to eat close by too.

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Liked best: Everything
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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