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Wellie..our new addition 1st September 2014-Ghilly's nephew aged 8 weeks
New Garden Room at night April 2014
Byre Holiday Cottage garden
Byre Holiday Cottage garden
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Byre Holiday Cottage woodland  over 30 acres
Byre Holiday Cottage blue bells
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Westfield, East Sussex, England

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TonyP557
Maldon, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
“Lovely Cottage, great hosts and beautiful quiet location.”
Reviewed June 14, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We stayed here with our 8 month old puppy Hector for a week and it was ideal. There are 30 acres of woodland in which to take the dog for morning walks and we were often accompanied by the owners dog(s) which was great for Hector. There is lot's to see and do around here and I have to mention the Bluebell Tea Room in Battle which has the best scones I have tasted and an exceptional afternoon tea altogether. We went twice and now I have to run a few extra miles. Didn't eat out much otherwise so cannot really comment on local restaurants etc. but we would definitely return as there is still lot's to see and do around this area which we didn't get a chance to do. The hosts were great and really helpful.

Date of stay: June 2016
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Management Response
Jun 15, 2016
Totally agree about Bluebell tearoom in Battle! Hope your open gardens went well despite the weather.
Do hope we will see you in the future.Wellie is missing the adorable Hector.
Julia Paul Ghilly and Wellie
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JBridges4...
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Relaxing base to explore East Sussex”
Reviewed June 5, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Julia and Paul were great hosts, a warm welcome and very informative. Set in beautiful countryside The Byre was well equipped and comfortable, an ideal base to return to after a day exploring the area. A very relaxing holiday.

Date of stay: May 2016
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Liked best: Location
Liked least: The shower, needs updating
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
Jun 6, 2016
Always nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay.Shame the weather wasn't a little warmer.We hope to welcome you in the future.
Julia & Paul
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maureenla...
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Lovely cottage in beautiful location”
Reviewed May 1, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Had a wonderful week at Byre Cottage -I have no hesitation in recommending it to potential visitors.

Date of stay: April 2016
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Traveling group: Solo Traveler
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
May 2, 2016
Thank you.Hope to welcome you and Ollie the Collie again soon.
Julia & Paul
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321Robert
Redditch, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“WHAT A LOVELY PLACE”
Reviewed April 30, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

We have stayed here on 3 occasions and each time , the welcome here has been tremendous .Pattletons is situated ,firstly down a country lane , and secondly down a track to the accommodation. This means is is very secluded and the only noise in the morning is the bird song . What more could any one want . In the guest book , visitors return time and time again . Book in quick .

Date of stay: April 2016
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Management Response
May 1, 2016
It was lovely to welcome you both again and always good to hear you enjoyed your stay in our peaceful spot!. Hopefully see you next year.
Julia and Paul.
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745claire...
Welwyn, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
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“Superb, what more can we say”
Reviewed October 26, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We had a fantastic week in this lovely cottage with our dog. Paul and Julia were very accommodating, letting us help ourselves to their lovely fresh vegetables direct from their allotment. Julia also kindly looked after our dog one afternoon when we went to visit a local house and garden.
The woods that they own are suberb and very secure. Maggie had a wonderful time scampering around with her new best friend Welly. She also became very pally with their other dog Ghilie. We will definitely be putting The Byre on our list to return.

Date of stay: September 2015
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Liked best: The conservatory and the woods.
Liked least: Nothing!!!!!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Oct 27, 2015
Glad you had a nice stay.Hope to see you next year!
Wellie and Ghilly will be delighted to see Maggie again....and given any opportunity.... steal her dinner! We are enjoying glorious Autumn colours in our woods,so September/October are good months to visit.
Julia & Paul
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Reviewed August 25, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Date of stay: August 2015
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Oct 3, 2015
We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We are in such a beautiful part of the country-High Weald AONB. Hope that you will return in the future.
Julia Paul Ghilly & Wellie
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Cannock, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 14, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Date of stay: July 2015
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Liked best: Relaxing in the garden room .
Liked least: Having to go home .
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Older travelers
People with pets
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Aug 18, 2015
We look forward to your 10th visit in 2016 and we are sure there will be even more good pubs and cafes to try!We like the "job" of sampling them all!!
Julia & Paul
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