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Knowles Barn B&B

London Road | Great Horkesley, Colchester CO6 4BU, England
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Such a gorgeous place up a long drive way. 100 year old beautifully restored barn conversion. Have stayed many times now and it's always a pleasure. Gorgeous gardens with roses, always a dog or two to pat, not forgetting the cat. Great cooked breakfast and always fresh fruit and bread. Lovely hosts, can't wait to go back.

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Thank Vanessa K
Pendoggett, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights and we were absolutely charmed by this place. We were greeted warmly with a pot of tea and biscuits before settling into our lovely room overlooking a very well kept garden, which we later explored. There is a variety of wildlife and birdlife and we were able to watch a green... More 

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Cotswolds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

As per the title,,,a hidden gem...wonderful hospitality, extremely clean and comfortable accommodation. Offering a beautiful hidden away location you will find it hard to beat! Great choice of breakfast so all in all....Excellent!

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Thank Steve S
Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We have stayed here several times now, always with much enjoyment. Immaculate rooms and en suite facilities. Delicious breakfast, with a range of fresh fruit, a new loaf to toast, and tasty cooked food, prepared by the owner, Christopher. A lovely barn conversion set in peaceful gardens and grounds.

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Thank ChrisMcK
Abingdon, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

Two night stay here and we weren't disappointed. Our hosts were so helpful with suggestions for local places to east and walk. Wonderful breakfast with home made bread and marmalade. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Jeremy F
York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Splendid B&B for comfort, quality, cleanliness, architectural interest and beautiful surroundings. We stayed for one night on our way to the Harwich ferry and would love to stay again on our way to the ferry or to Stansted airport. The owners are very friendly and serve a really good breakfast.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

Paid our second visit to Knowles Barn. This is a lovely place to stay, with well-appointed rooms and immaculately clean en suite facilities. The house is surrounded by peaceful grounds, with horses grazing and the sound of birdsong. Breakfast, cooked to order, is delicious - we had rhubarb to start with, marvellous! The bread is freshly baked. Altogether, the height... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

Stayed for one night whilst on business in the area. I appreciated the warm welcome and service was just right, without being over attentive which I have sometimes experienced when I am the sole guest. The bedding, towels and toiletries were all to a very high standard and details like fresh milk in the room was noted. Breakfast, with the... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011

A warm welcome from the owners and a very comfortable room. Knowles Barn has been recently converted into a home and a B&B. It is set in beautiful countryside and has a lovely garden. The owner keeps horses, which are friendly (though mind the electric fence!). Breakfast was very tasty, especially the free range eggs from their own hens.

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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Knowles Barn B&B

Address: London Road | Great Horkesley, Colchester CO6 4BU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester
Hotel Class:4 star — Knowles Barn B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Knowles Barn B&B Colchester, Essex
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