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“Well Located Home from Home”
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Private Courtyard with BBQ, Chiminea and  Garden Furniture
Roaring AGA Logburner and Multifuel Stove
Sitting Room with Log burner
Champagne in the Courtyard
Moors above Brough
Complimentary Welcome Basket
Easily accessible and a Central Location
Brough Castle
Courtyard with Gas BBQ and Patio Set
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Brough, Eden District, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Yorkshire
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Well Located Home from Home”
Reviewed December 16, 2017 for a stay in November 2017

We booked a four day break at this well appointed and managed property. The property is located on the main street in Brough (Cumbria) with a number of local amenities close to hand. The cottage has been expertly renovated to a high standard with every possible comfort catered for and is ideal for both short and longer stays. While the weather was extremely cold during our visit, the cottage was cosy with the lounge wood burner a welcome addition. The property was well equipped and the welcome pack was very much appreciated. There was a 'one stop' shop opposite the property to top up on supplies. The property is ideally located for visiting the North and South Lakes and into the Yorkshire Dales. The nearest town is Kirkby Stephen where there is plenty of 'coffee' restaurants and takeaways. While we visited many locations over the visit, our favourite was Kennedy's Chocolate Factory and café in the village of Orton. This is only a short drive and well worth it. The vast amount of local information and recommendations provided at the cottage enabled us to make full use of the time we were there. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and we would have no hesitation in recommending this property to both couples and families.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Dec 17, 2017
We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found lots of the many interesting places around to visit.
Also thank you so much for leaving our cottage so beautifully clean and your recommendation
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gary m
burnley
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“perfect little cottage, attention to detail brilliant”
Reviewed December 12, 2017 for a stay in December 2017

Bills cottage is located on the main street in brough, easy walking distance to pubs and eateries, also walking distance to castle ruins. the owners have covered every detail, even leaving milk, butter etc in the fridge.the cottage was immaculately clean on arrival and very cosy once I got the hang of the log burner!!
We only stayed for the weekend so we didn't get time to explore enough of this beautiful area, next time we will stay a bit longer, (there will be a next time!!)
the back area was perfect for our dog too
gary meakin

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Dec 17, 2017
We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and welcome you back anytime
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alloverTr...
uk
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Absolutely fabulous cottage in an ideal location.”
Reviewed October 30, 2017 for a stay in October 2017

The cottage was a dream from start to finish. Clean, modern with all amenities. Paul lays on little touches that make it even better that give you an indication he appreciates his guests.
Everything you need from food, drink and fantastic walks are nearby.
Our little Jack Russell settled straight in without fretting so this was an added bonus as well. Little extras for her was a lovely touch.
Thanks Paul.
Highly recommended everyone.

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Management Response
Nov 5, 2017
Thanks for the review and recommendation......glad you enjoyed your visit to Bills Rest and for looking after it so well
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JaneNorth...
North of England
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Home from home!!”
Reviewed October 28, 2017 for a stay in October 2017

We have just spent a few days in this cottage .Considering you can take dogs it was very clean and well equipped ( dog bowls and towel was a nice touch ! )
The welcoming basket was nice considering we had forgot to bring milk!
The location is very handy for Kirby Stephen and I would recommend a visit to the High Falls which is about a 30 min drive .
I would recommend a visit to The Bay Horse Pub in the nearly village of Winton and also to eat one night at the Inn at Brough which is a 5 min walk from the cottage .
There is also a chippy nearby by and a village shop which sells most things so you can’t go wrong!
I would definitely recommend this place to stay for the location and the fact that everywhere is dog friendly!!

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Management Response
Nov 5, 2017
Thanks for the lovely review....so pleased you enjoyed your stay and looked after our cottage so well....always welcome to return
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1 review
“Perfect little cottage”
Reviewed October 15, 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Perfect little cottage, warm, cosy and very well equipped with everything we could have wished for (including board games and DVDs to entertain the kids on a rainy day!). We had a lovely stay and would definitely visit again.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Oct 18, 2017
Thanks for the great review,we are happy you enjoyed your stay and would love for you to stay again...also big thanks for leaving our cottage so clean and tidy
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Max C
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great place ”
Reviewed October 14, 2017 for a stay in August 2017
1
person found this review helpful

Very highly recommend place to stay and visit, very nice area and very close to the lakes loads to do :)

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Management Response
Oct 14, 2017
Thanks Max for your review, we are really glad you enjoyed your stay with us.
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LesleyC82...
Portpatrick, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great stay”
Reviewed October 6, 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Bills Rest was a lovely clean & comfortable cottage, it had everything we needed for our stay and our dog was catered for too. We really appreciated the welcome pack we could not have asked for any more.
Thanks for having us to stay.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Oct 9, 2017
We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay we would love for you to come and stay again some time
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