Guest Comments

Thank you for all the people who have found time to write the below comments and the thank you cards. This is very much appreciated.

If you have time, please scroll down to read what our guests said regarding their stay in our cottages.

Please phone or email us if the cottage you require has already been  booked as we can offer you accommodation or maybe a reduced occupancy rate in one of our other cottages if available.




Cannot fault the hosts or bungalow with plenty of walks.

David & Hillary


Really enjoyed exploring the meres and mosses plus the nature reserves. The bungalow has been a great base camp.

Isabel & Mike


Thank you for making our week so comfortable and this is one of our best holidays especially the safe garden for

Lizzy our dog. Everything we needed in the bungalow and so clean.

Ena & Carol


Thank you Bev & Mark for being the perfect hosts. We loved the cottage and will be back again.

Clive & Angela


We had a wonderful week here. The bungalow is perfect and so peaceful and was nice to wake up to hear the many species of birds. Hope to come back in the near future.

Chris & Les


our only regret is that we are not here for longer. What a beautiful area and the bungalow was beautifully clean with lots of little touches. Bev is lovely and extremely welcoming and we hope to stay again in the future.

Philippa & david


Bungalow is fabulous, clean, spacious and well furnished and great for the dog.

Susan & Richard


A very comfortable bungalow in a peaceful place. Bev could not of been more welcoming and thoughtful from start to finish. Not only the homely touches but the wonderful website with so many suggestions of what to see and do.

Lillian & Miguel


Great week, great place, great cottage and great hosts.

David & Melanie


Oakwood is beautiful

John & Doleen


Cottage beautiful and all we could wish for in a holiday cottage. Hope we can book the cottage again next time we come back.

Denise & Ian


The bungalow is perfect and very clean and is in a quiet position.  The garden is brilliant for dogs with plenty of good dog walking.

Cliff & Dianna


A good very well equipped bungalow.  We enjoyed our stay here and the cake was excellent. Thank you.

Carol & John  xmas 2014






We have had a lovely amazing relaxing week. The cottage is very clean comfortable and romantic and the hot tub was fabulous. Have already recommended highly to family and friends.

Jill & Steve


This is a very special place, so clean and tranquil and caring owners.

Hillian & Steve


Read all the comments can not add much more. Just fantastic stay.

Derek & Janette


A lovely place to spend our few days as a married couple and the hot tub was fantastic.

Ben & Emily


Our second time here in this5 star cottage and really blessed to stay here in this beautiful and well equiped cottage.

Simon & Helen


Last time good. This time better still. 5 star.

Reg & Pauline


Another fantastic 2 weeks. Thoroughly enjoyed it and will be back again.

Campbell & Gail


Our third visit and a Lovely lovely 2 weeks and going home now feeling incredibly relaxed and refreshed.

Jill & Steve


What a lovely cottage which is home from home and spotlesley clean. Hot tub was fantastic and so nice to wake up on a icy morning with views of the sunset.

Darius & Claire  xmas 2014



Much needed break. 3rd time visit. Clean, comfortable and warm accommodation. Excellent location for travelling. Many thanks Bev & Mark. We will be back.

Simon & Helen  january


Gorgeous cottage and amazing spa. We have loved our stay. Thank you.

Jo & Rob  february


Once again a brilliant weeks holiday. We truly love it here, so relaxing. Great cottage, great views it feels like you have come home when you come here. This is our 5th time here and still wanting to come back.

Campbell & Gail  march


A lovely cottage in a beautiful and quiet location. Thank you for all your lovely touches. A great place for a short break.

Daniel & Angela  Easter


Great place with loads to see and do. Bev & Mark are so helpful and they respect the wildlife.

Elaine & Phil  april


A warm welcome and an extremely comfortable cottage ensured a lovely stay in a beautiful area.

Peter & Jane

 This is our family cottage that sleeps 4 people but as you can see we do have a lot of couples (2 people) staying in this cottage as it is just as warm and cosy for couples.


Great weeekEnd. Hydrotherapy spa amazing, will recomend but not to too many people. Dont want to lose this little gem to too many people. Will definately be back.



Amazing weekend in a beautiful location. Loved watching the birds and wildlife . Thanks

Lyn & Jen plus family


Another fantastic stay at both oaktree and oakpond cottages. Everything is 1st class. As previous given a warm welcome to our home form home. We hope to return soon and tell others of this hidden gem.

John & Becky plus family


Thank you Bev & Mark for allowing us to stay in your wonderful cottage. We thoroughly enjoyed our week here.

Clare & Matthew plus family


Fabulous cottage, spotless, tranquil setting, an absolute perfect de-stressing holiday. Hot tub and welcome tray great and we hope to return in the near future.

Leon & Gill


We have very much enjoyed our stay in your cosy and welcoming cottage. we have enjoyed all the walks in the local towns and along the canals. Thank you for being so attentive and for the welcome tray. It was lovely to see the birds and the stars.

The Holiday family


Wonderful cottage in a perfect setting. The hot tub was fantastic and very de-stressing.

Lisa & Martyn  xmas 2014


Fabulous cottage with everything just so. Hot tub amazing. Thank you Bev & Mark for your kindness.

Jakie & Dave plus family xmas/new year 2014



So glad we choose this little piece of paradise. Thank you very much Bev & Mark

Liz & Richard plus family  february


Cottage is so wonderful, clean and tidy and very well presented. You have thought of everything to make our stay amazing. Loveley people, thank you very much.

Ann & Morgan plus family  April


Real gem of a place you have here Bev & Mark. A wonderful place to relax and have some lovely family time at Easter. Comfortable home from home place and loved the spa too. Thank you.

Jeet & Dimple plus family  Easter


After a fabulous new year at Oakpond we find ourselves back here for the bank holiday. We will be back again.

Jackie & Dave plus family  may


Truly wonderful cottage and so relaxing but tons to see. Bev & Mark couldnt be better hosts. Thank you and the spa was fabulous.

Vanessa & Phil & Family  May   Bradford


 Definetly an award winning cottage. Peaceful, spotless and lots of thoughtful attention to detail. Thank you.

Claire & Ian plus Family   June   Berkshire


We have just had the most wonderful few days in this lovely cottage in a beautiful area. Spoilt for choice on what to do each day. Silaging come out on top for some of us! Bev & Mark you should be very proud of these cottages. We will be back very soon to enjoy once again the tranquility on offer

Geoff & Jane   June   Wales


Wonderful hosts, beautiful cottage. The cleanest place we have ever had for our holidays. The perfect setting for our first family holiday. Thank you Bev & Mark, i would reccommend you to everyone and oh the cake was so gorgeous.

Hooper Family  July   Birmingham


Having just spent the week at this superb cottage, we could easily do another week. It is that good we cannot fault it in any way. Thank you Bev & Mark for a lovely time. We would not hesitate to come back, its everything you could wish for and more.

Steve & Sue plus Family  July   Tyne & Wear


Another lovely break had by us all. Thank you.

Jacqueline & Nigel plus Family   August   Lancashire


We had a wonderful time. Thank you so much. The cottage is beautiful and oh so comfy. Hope to stay again.

Eileen & Bob    August   Lincoln


 Have been regular Cottagers for years and its getting harder to find a cottage of this standard. It is warm and welcoming as are Bev & Mark. We have had a perfect week and thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you for the cake and mushrooms they were delicious.

Lyn & Bill    September   Durham


Lovely peaceful break and fantastic after a stressful few months. Cottage is lovely and looking foreward to coming again.

Colin & Lesily    October   Norfolk


Fantastic accommodation and could not fault it. Attention to detail, superb area, Loads to do, All very relaxing. Was lovely to sit down for a cuppa and cake when we arrived. Thank you.

Kim & Sandie plus Family   Half Term week   Nottingham


 Truly wonderful again!  Thank you so much, its the friendliest, most comfortable, cleanest and most welcoming holiday you could ever have. Bev & mark you are amazing hosts.

Vaness & Phil plus Family   Xmas week   Bradford

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