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Glynn Barton Cottages Bull Run

Light and bright.
Light and bright.
Light and bright.
Breakfast in the morning sun
Endless fun for your little ones
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

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Laurie E
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
“Toddler Holiday Heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013 for a stay in April 2013

Before we visited Glynn Barton it was hard to believe that a holiday with two toddlers (a 3 year old and an almost 2 year old) could be enjoyable and relaxing for all the family. Set amidst lush green Cornish countryside, Glynn Barton offers 8 immaculately clean and fully equipped self-catering cottages. Within one minutes walk there is an abundance of toddler activities including a ride-along area, indoor soft play with a ball pit and slide, an indoor heated swimming pool, a large Wendy house, a playground, tennis courts (with free equipment), a playroom full of toys, and a mini maze.
We were able to let our children choose where they wanted to play whilst we sat and enjoyed the views and the peace. With only 8 cottages and so much to do it never felt busy or crowded.
The owners, Steve and Shirley made us feel welcome, as if we were joining their family for the week. Each morning we were able to take part in the animal feeding, which the children loved. It was lovely to see my daughter grow in confidence with animals as the week progressed. Collecting the eggs was a highlight.
There are plenty of Cornish delights only a short drive from Glynn Barton, if you can convince your children to leave the play areas that is! Gorgeous beaches, The Eden Project, quintessential Cornish villages, and Bodmin and Wenford steam railway is only 5 minutes away.
I could go on and on singing Glynn Barton’s praises, but perhaps the best two compliments I can give is that within a week of returning we’ve booked to go again next year, and my husband (who likes to moan in depth about things that bother him) could not find a single thing to complain about. Praise indeed!! Thank you Glynn Barton for our first family holiday that actually felt like a holiday.

5 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 4 of 5 stars How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 stars How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 stars Overall condition of the property
5 of 5 stars Bedding & mattresses 5 of 5 stars Kitchen & utensils
5 of 5 stars Bathroom cleanliness 5 of 5 stars Other facilities & amenities
5 of 5 stars Service
Liked best: Seeing my children have fun whilst I could relax
Liked least: Nothing. I loved it all!
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
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158Merckx...
Poole, United Kingdom
1 review
“We keep going back!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013 for a stay in April 2013

We have been back to Glynn Barton 4 times but this was the first time we have stayed in The Bull Run. Previously we have stayed in The Tack Room with our little boy. Both are fitted out to a high standard but we decided to give ourselves a little more space this time. The accommodation is important for us as we spend alot of time at the cottage and they are a home away from home. More important are the wider facilities on offer at Glynn Barton. In the week we were there we went swimming at least once a day, rode on the ride ons daily and filled our time with the many other activities on offer. Some days we didn't leave the farm and that is what we love about Glynn Barton, we like to stop and enjoy time with our son. If we want to get out and about there are plenty of places to visit. We will go back.

5 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 stars How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 stars How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 stars Overall condition of the property
4 of 5 stars Bedding & mattresses 4 of 5 stars Kitchen & utensils
5 of 5 stars Bathroom cleanliness 5 of 5 stars Other facilities & amenities
5 of 5 stars Service
Liked best: That my son is so excited to go back and the peace and quiet.
Liked least: Having to leave,
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
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swilson75
2 reviews
“Stunning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013 for a stay in March 2013

I would highly recommend glynn barton for a relaxing family holiday in a stunning location.I have a 4 year old daughter and she loved every minute of it. It is the only place we have ever stayed that delivers on everything it claims on its website,so many times have I been on holidays that claim to be family friendly and have been disappointed.the owners make you feel at home and its obvious they love children as they are so good and patient with them.the location is excellant for exploring cornwall and the cottages are stunning and well kept as is the other facilities on site,swimming pool and childrens play areas of which there are a few.Theres plenty to do on site to keep the little ones entertained even if the weather is bad and my daughter loved the animal feeding and egg collecting each morning.we have booked to go back again next year.

5 of 5 stars Value 5 of 5 stars Location
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Mattj2009
Newbury
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3 reviews
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“Glynn Barton Great break with children”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013 for a stay in March 2013

I highly recommend Glynn Barton Cottages. Combining the stunning local area, with modernised cottages in keeping within the traditional farm buildings, the swimming lessons, soft play and animal feeding during the working week, and this is a great place to go on holiday. Our toddler loved playing in the designated areas and went swimming each morning. Steve and Shirley understand children and are excellent with them, even giving our son a certificate for animal feeding and egg collecting at the end of our dtsy.

The location of the farm is close to the A30, meaning there is lots to do within 30 mins to an hour's drive.

We had a great time
Matt

4 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 4 of 5 stars How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 stars How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 stars Overall condition of the property
4 of 5 stars Bedding & mattresses 4 of 5 stars Kitchen & utensils
5 of 5 stars Bathroom cleanliness 5 of 5 stars Other facilities & amenities
5 of 5 stars Service
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
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