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Barend Holiday Village

Certificate of Excellence
Sandyhills, Colvend DG5 4NU, Scotland
Barend Holiday Village
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to surprise a family member. The lodges are lovely and so comfortable. I haven't slept so soundly. We've also taken advantage of the facilities of a pub/restaurant, swimming pool and sauna. Everyone is so nice and friendly. The views are beautiful and it's so easy to relax. There's plenty to do away from the lodges too for couples,... More 

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Ramsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in a lodge which sleeps 6 comfortably arranged through a friend of a friend. The location is great with beautiful scenery, stunning views and walks with plenty to do. The site is good and well maintained; facilities include a bar and restuarant serving good quality and tasty "pub grub"; a swinging pool and sauna; laundry facilities should you need... More 

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Wirral
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a gem. I think many visitors to the area miss out not realising that non residents are welcome, even dogs ( there is a bowl of water at the entrance for four legged guests.) The food is fab with a wide choice, also wines. The restaurant is clean and nicely decorated and you are immediately made to feel at... More 

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Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have just returned from a bank holiday break with our grandchildren and two dogs. A stunning location with outstanding views and some wonderful wildlife. The whole experience let down by a very old fashioned lodge. The whole place was carpeted a real no no for dog owners especially on a wet weekend like we had. Kitchen was minuscule and difficult... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Just returned from our 2nd visit to barend this year, had a brilliant time on both occasions! This time we were 3 families, 18 people in total, and all really enjoyed the well appointed lodges, family friendly pool and amazing food at the barend bar restaurant. Location stunning, with so much to do for kids in the area (including the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Just spent Easter weekend in a log cabin here . The location is stunning and so peaceful with a 5 minute walk to an amazing beach . The chalet we stopped in was approx 35 years old so was not "modern" inside but everything you need for your stay is there . Although not dirty it could do with a... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

What an amazing place! A beautiful homely lodge with private views over woodlands which offered an insight into the local wildlife who cheekily ventured close to the home...... I felt like I was in an episode of Springwatch!! My Partner and I were looking for a place which was easy to drive to but still felt like we had "gone... More 

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Cambuslang, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We stayed here on the 20/3/15 long weekend .and the park is excellent .the staff were very helpful .great place for seeing the wildlife and peace & quiet .would highly recommend to anyone. Can't wait till we are back to explore more

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Falkirk District, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We have just returned from a short break to Barend Holiday Village & were very fortunate to have been allocated Lodge No.2. The Lodge was immaculate both inside and out and was furnished to a really high standard. The heating had been put on prior to our arrival and this created a lovely welcoming, cosy, homely feel! Though- with the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This was my first visit to the holiday village and I can't wait to come back. We stayed in lodge number 38, one of the smaller lodges and was very pleasantly surprised at how much room we had inside. Very cosy, very clean and a great location. The restaurant there is fantastic. I ate out two nights in a row... More 

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