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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 3, 2017

We stayed over the New Year's with our dog. The cottages are in a beautiful spot overlooking a lovely lake. The accommodation is comfortable and contains all necessary amenities. The spa area could do with minor improvements (eg a relaxation area for the sauna or heating the entrance corridor and providing a bench to sit for people taking their shoes...

1Thank Couscous_Sandals
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Great location & facilities. Lovely pamper sessions. Lake fishing good. 2 good local pubs. Thanks Jim & Gillian, who are good hosts. The area of Bude, Sandymouth, Hartland point all worth a visit. We will be back.

Thank Angie B
Reviewed December 16, 2016

We stayed at Forda in August 2016 for a 2+2 family holiday and it was like a breath of fresh air. Gillian and Jim are wonderful hosts who catered for our every need. We stayed in one of the A-Frames and it was a perfect base to explore the locale from. The grounds are so peaceful, great for walks and...

Thank MizunoMad
Reviewed December 9, 2016

Set in a superb relaxing site with plenty of wildlife and walks nearby. Very helpful owners who were attentive without being intrusive. The pool is lovely and the spa treatments are excellent. Sadly the A frames are in need of updating and whilst very clean and functional are rather spartan and cold in October without having a noisy blow heater...

1Thank Karl G
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Overall experience was excellent. Staying in the Barn with everything a family needs. Beautiful surroundings with a swimming pool, games room and a beautician on site Forda is an excellent holiday retreat.

Thank revill982
Harwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Our 27th visit to Forda. An ideal place for families to enjoy a relaxing holiday Lodges are always spotlessly clean, well equipped and comfortable. Excellent swimming pool. Forda is set in acres of quiet countryside with 4 fishing lakes, but is within easy reach of the local village. and shops. Bude is only 5 miles away, with lots of beaches...

Thank shieldsg5
Ickenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Myself, husband and our Jack Russell Tilly stayed in an A Frame lodge for four nights. The lodge was comfortable and well equipped. Being able to take the dog was a real bonus for us. My husband enjoyed fishing in two of the lakes, catching Chubb and Roach. The facilities are excellent and the spa treatments on offer are very...

Thank wendy b
Evesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 30, 2016

A last minute Autumn break was needed during half term and we decided to go back to Bude area (had not been for 3 years or so). We used to go 2-3 times a year having previously got family in the area. We found this place via TA and it was a great find. Very spacious and nice location was...

1Thank SNAW1971
Fordalodges, Owner at Forda Lodges & Cottages, responded to this review

We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us but sorry that you noticed that you were in a pet-accepting lodge. Our cleaners are very thorough but it is true that this was a pet-accepting lodge and there had been dogs staying in previous weeks and immediately before this booking. We accept pets in half of our lodges...

Reigate, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

As a family we have been coming to Forda since 2005, sometimes twice a year if we are lucky. This year it was our puppy, Lilly's first visit and she loved it as much as the rest of the family. The setting is heavenly and lodges are spotlessly clean and well stocked with the essentials one needs. I liken it...

Thank eisbill
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Another wonderful stay at Forda. Very friendly and welcoming staff and amazing spa treatments. The swimming pool and other facilities were spotless and easy to access. We will definitely be booking to go again.

Thank em181
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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ten award winning lodges and two luxury cottages in a quiet secluded valley, with woodland, open spaces, walking & nature trails, recreational areas and river. A tranquil haven, but with the facilities usually associated with a larger site: indoor heated pool, sauna, jacuzzi, tennis court, spa treatments and complementary therapies, including aromatherapy, Swedish & hot stone massage, facials & pedicures as well as three coarse fishing ponds - all for the exclusive use of guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forda Lodges & Cottages

Address: Kilkhampton, Bude EX23 9RZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Bude-Stratton > Bude > Kilkhampton
Price Range: $87 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Forda Lodges & Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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Forda Lodges & Cottages Kilkhampton, Cornwall, UK
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“ask for one of the cottages overlooking the lake”
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 of 5 bubbles Couscous_Sandals, Jan 3, 2017 | Read review
“We have stayed in the lodges and Barn all excellent value.”
 of 5 bubbles revill982, Nov 27, 2016 | Read review
“All lodges are quiet and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles shieldsg5, Nov 27, 2016 | Read review
“If no pets ask if there are any pet free lodges”
 of 5 bubbles SNAW1971, Oct 30, 2016 | Read review
“A frames very close to lakes”
 of 5 bubbles 212pate, Jul 1, 2016 | Read review
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