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Knowles Barn B&B

London Road | Great Horkesley, Colchester CO6 4BU, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cotswolds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As per the title,,,a hidden gem...wonderful hospitality, extremely clean and comfortable accommodation. Offering a beautiful hidden away location you will find it hard to beat! Great choice of breakfast so all in all....Excellent!

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We have stayed here several times now, always with much enjoyment. Immaculate rooms and en suite facilities. Delicious breakfast, with a range of fresh fruit, a new loaf to toast, and tasty cooked food, prepared by the owner, Christopher. A lovely barn conversion set in peaceful gardens and grounds.

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Abingdon, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

Two night stay here and we weren't disappointed. Our hosts were so helpful with suggestions for local places to east and walk. Wonderful breakfast with home made bread and marmalade. Would highly recommend.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Splendid B&B for comfort, quality, cleanliness, architectural interest and beautiful surroundings. We stayed for one night on our way to the Harwich ferry and would love to stay again on our way to the ferry or to Stansted airport. The owners are very friendly and serve a really good breakfast.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

Paid our second visit to Knowles Barn. This is a lovely place to stay, with well-appointed rooms and immaculately clean en suite facilities. The house is surrounded by peaceful grounds, with horses grazing and the sound of birdsong. Breakfast, cooked to order, is delicious - we had rhubarb to start with, marvellous! The bread is freshly baked. Altogether, the height... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

Stayed for one night whilst on business in the area. I appreciated the warm welcome and service was just right, without being over attentive which I have sometimes experienced when I am the sole guest. The bedding, towels and toiletries were all to a very high standard and details like fresh milk in the room was noted. Breakfast, with the... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011

A warm welcome from the owners and a very comfortable room. Knowles Barn has been recently converted into a home and a B&B. It is set in beautiful countryside and has a lovely garden. The owner keeps horses, which are friendly (though mind the electric fence!). Breakfast was very tasty, especially the free range eggs from their own hens.

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