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Bowerland

East Bowerland Farm | Sourton Down, Devon, Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton EX20 4LZ, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Spent a fabulous week at The Old Dairy last week. Great accommodation and huge dog safe garden which Lola & Freddy loved........ almost as much as the paddock over the lane which Lola considered her own. Lovely welcome packs for us and the dogs. Fab dogs walks nearby We've been to lots of dog friendly cottages before and, for us... More 

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Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, and for your comments and suggestions, all duly noted! It was great to meet you both, and specially not forgetting your 2 lovely dogs. We love it here so much ourselves and it is very rewarding when our guests feel the same way as we do. Don't forget to book early to get the... More 

Sherborne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I have just returned from a wonderful visit to East Bowerland Farm where I stayed in the delightful Annexe with my dog and had both private and group dog training at the farm with an excellent trainer. Everyone was welcoming and friendly and the facilities were outstanding. I shall definitely plan to return.

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Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, many thanks for your comments. You were a lovely guest and very responsive to the training from what I have heard from our trainers. You are very welcome to come back, we would love to meet up with you again. I hope you are keeping up with the training tips. All the best Carole More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Mum and I had a week in The Old Dairy with our 2 Bichon Frise, Oliver and Lily, and we all loved it here! Very relaxing (mum loved the conservatory‼), very secure garden for the dogs (fully fenced) with a table and chairs for meals al fresco. There is a meadow opposite the cottage for the guests to use for... More 

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Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland, responded to this review

Thank you both so much for your lovely review. We are so looking forward to seeing you again very soon. And to think you have the luxury of 2 whole weeks this time!! It can't come soon enough. Not long to go now. All the very best Carole, Alan & Lauren More 

Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We love Bowerland!! We have stayed 4 times now in the Old Dairy and it is our country home from home. I have a 9 year old son and 2 dogs so finding the right place is essential to me getting some time to relax! Bowerland is perfect, dog friendly, beautiful, well equipped cottage, gorgeous garden, walks from the door... More 

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Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland, responded to this review

It was so lovely to see you again Alison, you are such a great guest. It is good to see your son growing up each year, what a lovely boy he is. We would to have you stay more often, but real life often gets in the way! Hope to see you all again next year. Thank you so much... More 

Calne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We have just enjoyed a midweek break at Bowerland. The Annexe was spotless and very cosy. The secure garden was ideal for Lewis to enjoy the outdoors. We had 2 training sessions with Martina and picked up some useful tips to work on. We will definitely be going back later this year.

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Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland, responded to this review

Thank you for finding the time to write a review for us. You were a lovely couple and I hope you all enjoyed the holiday, including Lewis the dog!! I heard that he did very well with his dog training and lessons. We would love to see you back here later in the year. Don't forget to book the larger... More 

Mere, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Very relaxing, private and quiet stay in the Annexe with my two cocker spaniels. Nice outside space for the dogs and me to enjoy. Easy to get to other places and enjoy fun on the beach. To round it all up we had some excellent and fun training which we all very much enjoyed. A very dog friendly environment.

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Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland, responded to this review

Hi Annie, many thanks for your kind words. We are so pleased you enjoyed your break with us, you were a lovely guest and we hope to see you back here again. There are lots of lovely dog training events coming up over the summer months, keep a look out to see which one suits you! Carole Langman More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Me, my husband and our dog stayed at the annexe for 3 nights in December. It was a perfect break for us and the dog. The annexe is peaceful, comfortable and private with its own enclosed garden which is great for the dog. Very relaxing break with lots of nearby walks. We will definitely be going back. Thank you Bowerland.

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Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland, responded to this review

Thank you so much for spending the time in writing the review, we really appreciate your comments. It will be great to see you again, either for a short break in the Annexe, or for a week in the Old Dairy, have a look at the details on our website. The Old Dairy is a much bigger cottage with a... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We had a lovely stay with our one year old Labrador. The cottage is spacious with a useful conservatory for drying and feeding dogs. The garden was secure and we had use of a separate paddock. Good walking along bridle paths close to the cottage that pass through managed woodland. Local towns and pubs were all dog friendly and I'm... More 

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Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland, responded to this review

Thank you for writing the review, we are grateful that you took the time to write such a lovely piece about our accommodation. You stayed in The Old Dairy which is a wonderful old stone cottage, it was built around about the 15th Century and is very quirky in its own way, and very cosy. We hope that both people... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This was our first visit to Bowerland and definitely not the last, already planning next year's visit. We had a 3 night stay in The Annex which was exceptionally well equipped and so comfortable and relaxing. It was great having our own safe garden for the dogs with a lockable gate so we knew they were safe and the icing... More 

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Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed the Annexe, it is a lovely spot, and so peaceful. It is great that we have the paddock as well, especially for our guests to use - we are very fortunate. The views across Dartmoor are amazing, it is always majestic here, winter or summer. We are already looking forward to seeing you again... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Just returned home from 4 nights staying in the annexe... the dogs loved it! They were booked in for 2 days doggy day care which they settled into easily, tired themselves out both days and came back with neatly trimmed claws! It was quite a way away though, my fault for not checking. But it did allow us to get... More 

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Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We aim to provide accommodation that is good for both people and of course, the dogs who are really important! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Don't forget we offer a full range of dog training workshops and classes throughout the... More 

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