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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Bassenthwaite, Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Aaronnata...
Hayes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Mrs ”
Reviewed August 28, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Excellent cottage, we had everything we needed and it was very clean and cosy . Our son who is 9 throughly enjoyed our stay and read lots of the books which were already there.
Will be booking again for next year. England is very beautiful and our stay in little byre was something we will remember for a very long time.
Over 6 days we walked 35 miles but the views and surroundings made it all that enjoyable .

Date of stay: August 2016
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Management Response
Aug 29, 2016
Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and took advantage of seeing all the beautiful scenery of the Lake District. We will be more than happy to welcome you back to Little Byre.
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lynnieash
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A brilliant short break”
Reviewed August 14, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

The cottage was immaculate. Perfect for my husband, daughter and myself. Beds were really comfortable.
Thank you for the welcome tray: tea, coffee, hot chocolate, biscuits and wine, plus milk in fridge.
Would definitely stay here again.

Date of stay: August 2016
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 16, 2016
Thank you so much for your kind comments. So glad that you enjoyed your stay. We would love to welcome you back.
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525daveo
Lexington, South Carolina
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Perfect Cottage”
Reviewed July 19, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We had a great 4 nights stay at Little Byre! The cottage has everything you need and more. It felt like being at home. The house was very clean, comfortable beds and a quiet, peaceful atmosphere. The location is great. A short drive to Keswick or other areas in the Lake District. The owners provide a lot of good info about the area, including restaurant recommendations, books and maps. Plus a great welcome package with a bottle of wine and shortbread! Our only regret was not staying longer.

Date of stay: July 2016
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Management Response
Jul 27, 2016
Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and would be glad to welcome you back should you ever stay here again. We love the peace and quiet but also love the proximity to Keswick and Cockermouth.
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davesarah...
Mansfield, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Wonderful”
Reviewed June 4, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We had a wonderful week staying at Little Byre. The cottage is well equipped with everything you need for a stay in the lakes. You even get a bottle of wine and some rather tasty biscuits waiting for you.
The location is amazing. A tranquil little village, perfectly picturesque with superb views which feels like it's another, better world!
But you're only about ten miles to the seaside, to the forests and to the heart of the lakes. I'm not sure there are many places that can say that. I've already recommended Little Byre to family and we will be staying again. We loved it.

Date of stay: May 2016
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Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
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Management Response
Jun 4, 2016
Thank you Dave for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Little Byre and would gladly welcome you back. We love the location, especially the peace and quiet but at a convenient distant from everything the area has to offer.
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clb1953
staffordshire
Level 5 Contributor
81 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Home from home”
Reviewed September 13, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

What a great find. We enjoyed a relaxing break at this beautiful cottage. Everything was first class, from the cleanliness to the comfort. The furnishings were lovely and there was a lovely patio area to sit outside and enjoy the stunning views of Skiddaw. Little touches such as leaving a welcoming bottle of wine, shortbread and even fresh milk, made this holiday rental just that little bit special. The whole process from enquiring to receiving directions to the cottage and key collection details was made so easy by Margaret. We can definitely recommend this cottage and hopefully we will return in the future.

Date of stay: September 2015
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Liked best: Peace and quiet and homeliness
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
Sep 15, 2015
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for Little Byre and for your kind comments. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and found the cottage to your satisfaction. We would love to welcome you back for another holiday.
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Nicola A
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Lovely and great location”
Reviewed September 2, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

This cottage is well equipped and is ideal for young families, we recommend a trip to solway Coast, a river cruise on derwentside to ashness bridge and lodore falls. The Lake District wildlife park is great for those with children, and we enjoyed a trip to Windermere where we got a boat to a steam train! I recommend little byre and the little extras like toys and board games were well used during our stay! Only negative comment would be the need for wifi, we found it difficult to explore the area without wifi as we couldn't see opening times for local attractions nor how far away they were! Would recommend plenty of research before as no internet can hinder your trips otherwise!

Date of stay: August 2015
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Management Response
Sep 15, 2015
Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your holiday and were able to take advantage of some of the attractions in the area. We are always looking at ways to upgrade the cottage and are looking into having wifi installed. There is a wifi internet service available in the area that you can purchase from an internet provider on a daily or weekly basis but we just assumed that people would access the internet via their mobile phones as we do. We do try and ensure that there are plenty of up to date tourist leaflets in the cottage which give information about the various attractions in the area to help our guests plan days out. We have however, taken your comments on board and hope that future guests will soon be enjoying free access to the internet.
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Morganmin...
lincs
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“so pleased I have found it again.”
Reviewed November 13, 2013 for a stay in October 2011

Stayed here about 3 years ago, beautiful, cosy home, everything we could possible need plus extras. Handy for all areas. My mother was with us and we are old age pensioners, she loved it.

not certain if it was 2010 or 2011, cannot remember the month, memory not that good.

Date of stay: October 2011
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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