Thanks to the kindness of owners and the help of Dream Ireland, two families happily arrived in Grangecove, after the SCI debacle.
We had selected our house this year, based on its location in the site, and its size - we have now stayed in both styles of holiday cottage, and the slightly larger B model is definitely our favourite. There are downsides, ie no patio doors to rear of house, but the rest makes up for it.
The houses are simply decorated and well equipped. Lots of delph, cutlery, pots, pans etc - Bedrooms are comfortable, but could do with a few hooks on the back of doors, even just for drying bath towels!
As usual, the weather forecast was completely wrong, and we had the most wonderful fortnight. The kids, not used to such freedom, were outside from morning till night, playing safely in sight, in the playground or on large grassy areas.
Our fellow holiday makers and long time friends rented the house one away from us, and we ate in... more