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School Cottages Bed & Breakfast

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The Street, Farmborough, Bath BA2 0AR, England
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Ranked #1 of 3 Farmborough B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
soph_diddly Gateshead, United Kingdom
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the School Cottages for 2 nights as part of our honeymoon roadtrip of the UK! We are so glad we did! Our room was lovely and the house was really welcoming. The garden (complete with chickens and goats!) is also beautiful, and we were really grateful to be able to spend some time in the sunshine relaxing... More 

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Portsmouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've just returned from our second stay at the self-catering cottage and would recommend it highly. The property was spotless, and the beautiful garden and animals made for a relaxing environment. Tim was very friendly, welcoming and helpful throughout our stay. The cottage is ideally situated for sightseeing around the area and there are a good number of enjoyable walks... More 

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Nazeing
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights in June 2015 for a break to visit Bath. The bedroom was absolutely spotless and we didn't expect the room to be serviced daily, something you would expect from a 5 star hotel not a B&B. The ensuite bathroom was immaculate with a fantastic shower and the luxury toiletries were a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for two nights and I must admit it is the best B&B we have been to. The bathroom was absolutely spotless and it was a lovely touch to have the luxury toiletries. The bedroom was very comfortable and we did not expect to have our room serviced daily, I've only known this in hotels... More 

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Surrey, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We have just returned from our seventh mini break to the wonderful School Cottages just outside Bath. This has become our home from home and we try and visit at least once a year (sometimes more!) for a weekend away with fantastic hospitality, great hosts and the best breakfasts ever! Eggs from the hens at the bottom of the beautifully... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I have to say this Bed and Breakfast was a fantastic find :>)and i would challenge anybody to find a better B&b in the area and that includes Bath.Beverley and i wanted accommodation somewhere near Bath for 5 nights,i had done lots of searching online as i normally do,checking reviews etc, Tim and Nigels B&B sounded great so i had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Just returned from a 3 night stay at school cottages. It really was outstanding in every way. Tim was extremely friendly and helpful and gave us information to ensure we made the most of our time in the area. The accommodation is extremely clean and to a high standard. Had an excellent nights sleep each night followed by an awesome... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The hosts bring the B&B to life and along with the fantastic garden and lovely room we both had a wonderful night. The room was very clean and the bed was nicely made. The en-suite was also spotless. Breakfast was delicious. We both started with a fruit salad and proceeded with scrambled eggs which came from the chickens in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My wife found this place when we were planning a 3-day trip to visit Bath and its surroundings for the first time. The reviews we read online gave a very glowing account of the place...and our own stay confirmed that staying at School Cottage is indeed a delightful experience. Firstly - the host. Tim was very friendly and accommodating. A... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We've just returned from a 3 night stay. Tim was an excellent host with tea and coffee on arrival for us, and plenty of local information. We stayed in the king size em suite room, it was perfect, spotlessly clean, comfortable bed with a tray of tea and coffee. Delicious breakfast with everything you could ask for cooked to perfection.... More 

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