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The Cottage

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2 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Cottage
This self catering holiday cottage is situated on the edge of Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire. It is ideal for exploring the myths of Robin Hood. The beautifully restored early Victorian cottage is situated in the conservation area on the edge of a quiet village and gives easy access to the attractions of Sherwood Forest and Nottinghamshire. The cottage is ideal for walkers, cyclists, National Trust enthusiasts and families looking for a child friendly holiday. A pet is welcome by prior arrangement. The cottage sleeps 4 guests in 2 bedrooms (one double bed & 2 singles). There is a bed settee in the sitting room that can accommodate a further 2 guests. The cottage stands in its own garden which is lawned with flower beds and mature trees. The large south facing sheltered garden is perfe...This self catering holiday cottage is situated on the edge of Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire. It is ideal for exploring the myths of Robin Hood. The beautifully restored early Victorian cottage is situated in the conservation area on the edge of a quiet village and gives easy access to the attractions of Sherwood Forest and Nottinghamshire. The cottage is ideal for walkers, cyclists, National Trust enthusiasts and families looking for a child friendly holiday. A pet is welcome by prior arrangement. The cottage sleeps 4 guests in 2 bedrooms (one double bed & 2 singles). There is a bed settee in the sitting room that can accommodate a further 2 guests. The cottage stands in its own garden which is lawned with flower beds and mature trees. The large south facing sheltered garden is perfect for relaxing. The cottage has been assessed as 4 star Self Catering property by Visit Britain & has the Gold Award for exceptional quality of accommodation & customer service. It also has the Visit Britain Walkers Welcome & Cyclists Welcome Scheme approvals. Advance Notice: The Cottage is 15 minutes away from the East Coast mainline train routes from either Newark or Retford into Kings Cross, London, station. The journey by train is 75 minutes at peak times. From Kings Cross the 2012 Olympic is only a few minutes away. There are major Antiques Fairs at Newark 4 times a year. Nottingham is the venue of several major sporting events every year as well as hosting gigs by leading entertainers, touring plays and orchestras. Nottingham also has a number of leading cultural venues, including the new art gallery.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable for kids Pets allowed by arrangement. Smoking not allowed.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Shower, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Richard H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:September 2009
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Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

We stayed for a a few nights because we were attending a wedding at Hazel Gap Barn, which is 10 minutes away by car. The house is beautifully renovated inside, with plenty of space for 4 people... Good size kitchen, under floor heating and 3...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Camper745027, VR Owner at The Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2018

Thank for taking the time to write this review. We are pleased that The Cottage worked so well for you. The front view of The Cottage is on the additional information that we send out to all guests, but we think that the rear view...More

Reviewed May 10, 2017

The Cottage was our base for attending a family wedding in nearby Southwell. It was also the perfect location for going to Nottingham, Newark & Grantham. Cosy & comfortable - my husband was really impressed with the leather sofa! Sitting in the garden room watching...More

Date of stay: May 2017
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1234bowie, VR Owner at The Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2017

Thank you for this very kind review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at The Cottage & that there was plenty of wildlife to watch. Best wishes - Wendy and Richard.

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Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: April 2017
1234bowie, VR Owner at The Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2017

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Reviewed March 30, 2017

Spent 17 days in this fantastic cottage. Top quality fittings throughout. Which other holiday rental could you have your meals on "Eternal Beau" china? Large garden enjoyed by our four small dogs when the pheasants were not around. This is without doubt the best holiday...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank david1wilkin
1234bowie, VR Owner at The Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2017

Thank you for this very kind review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay & we look forward to your next visit in September.

Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

This was one of the best cottages we have stayed in. We had 5 adults and 2 young children and there was more than enough room for all. The owners kindly put in a lovely small bed for our 3 year old in the twin...More

Date of stay: August 2016
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1234bowie, VR Owner at The Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2016

Thank you very much Simon & Elaine for this kind review. We are glad that you found plenty of local attractions & enjoyed the facilities at The Cottage. It would be great to welcome you back sometime. Best wishes - Wendy and Richard Holloway.

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Reviewed June 7, 2016

We stayed for a week in May for a country music festival at Walesby. We were amazed at the contents and comfort of this luxurious cottage. Wendy and Richard are the perfect hosts and living next door is a bonus as always on hand to...More

Date of stay: May 2016
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Reviewed September 20, 2015

Stayed at The Cottage with my partner and our 18 month twins for a few nights in September when visiting family in the area. The cottage is probably the best accommodation I have ever stayed in. Beautifully presented, immaculately clean and child friendly. With 2...More

Date of stay: September 2015
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1234bowie, VR Owner at The Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2015

Hi Lorna & Andy - thanks for this lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed staying in The Cottage while visiting your family. We look forward to you all staying again. Wendy & Richard

Reviewed July 6, 2015

Tucked away at the end of the village next door but one to the church is this exquisite cottage where we stayed for three nights. The attention to detail is fantastic . From the underfloor heating, log burner in the snug, leather sofa in sun...More

Date of stay: July 2015
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1234bowie, VR Owner at The Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2015

Hi Louise & Dave - thanks very much for taking the time to write this review. We are glad that you enjoyed your time at The Cottage. Best wishes - Wendy & Richard

Reviewed December 16, 2014

I highly recommend this beautiful Cottage for anyone looking to stay in the area. I stayed for 2 weeks with my wife, 2 children and our dog. It was fab and the owners couldnt do enough to look after us. Thanks again Richard and Wendy

Date of stay: December 2014
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Management response:Responded December 18, 2014

Thanks very much for this review Tony & Debra. We hope that you are getting settled in your new home & that you have a wonderful Christmas & New Year with the family. Best wishes - Wendy & Richard

Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stayed here for four nights, 13th - 17th October with my wife and 10yr old daughter. Only way to describe it is a fabulous cottage in a great area and we would love to return.

Date of stay: October 2014
Thank williammV6484HP
Management response:Responded October 20, 2014

Thank you very much for this kind review. We pleased that you enjoyed your stay & hope to welcome you back (& meet you) in the future. Best wishes - Wendy & Richard.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Porch
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The Cottage is ideally suited for guests who wish to relax, explore, be active, shop, view historic attractions, walk &/or cycle & visit children’s attractions – and much more besides. From the cottage door you can enjoy: • Walking – we are 30 yards from access to a number of local walks of varying distances (www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk) • Cycling – local routes and about 6 miles from the National Cycle Network (www.sustrans.org.uk) Visit www.visitnotts.co.uk to see what Nottinghamshire has in store for tourists Within 15 minutes by car: • Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre & the Major Oak for the myths & legends of Robin Hood – www.robinhood.co.uk • Sherwood Forest Centre Parcs – day visitor passes – www.centreparcs.co.uk/villages/sherwood. Please book early, especially during school holid...
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Cottage

The Cottage is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

The Cottage has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.

The Cottage has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at The Cottage must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.