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Mallard Lodge is one of eight fully-accessible lodges set in over 10 acres of Devon countryside.
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Mallard Lodge is one of eight fully-accessible lodges set in over 10 acres of Devon countryside.
The kitchen/diner seats up to 6 and has dishwasher, washer, oven, microwave and fridge/freezer The light and airy living space features a faux-leather sofa and sofa bed
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Mallard Lodge is one of eight fully-accessible lodges set in over 10 acres of Devon countryside.
The kitchen/diner seats up to 6 and has dishwasher, washer, oven, microwave and fridge/freezer
The light and airy living space features a faux-leather sofa and sofa bed
The Master bedroom has a luxurious rosewood sleigh bed with lake views
All beds are made with crisp white Egyptian-cotton linen.
There's no better place for morning coffee than in the lounge with views over the lake and beyond
All lodges have South-facing private balconies with views across the fishing lake to the countryside
The 11m x 5m indoor heated swimming pool (open April-October) and has South-facing sunbathing deck
The fully-accessible wet room features lever taps and grab rails for people with limited mobility
The newly fitted fully-accessible wet room has a roll-in power shower
1.5 acre coarse fishing lake, with carp (common, mirror and ghost), rudd, roach, perch and bream.
Lodges have covered porches where you can store bikes, surfboards,fishing kit and mobility equipment
Our Games Room offers a comfortable space to relax in inclement weather.
There is plenty to do in the Games Room, including a book, DVD and games library.
There is a snooker table and TV in the Games Room to enjoy in the evenings.
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Ashwater, Devon, England

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Yvonne L
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Mrs ”
Reviewed April 3, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Cannot fault this holiday best in a long time just what we all needed and we all thank you for making our holiday memorable
Spotlessly clean and tidy
Beds comfortable
Great swimming pool
We have arranged already to go back next year

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kategcamb...
Cambridge
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Perfect relax”
Reviewed July 27, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Arrived home safely from Blagdon Manor Farm .Devon. Mallard Lodge. Had the most fab fishing holiday ever. Such a relaxing time,beautiful views,lots of wild life,loved seeing woody each day and many other wild birds. Spoilt the chickens each day too . My husband caught lots of different varieties of fish,while i sunbathed on the balcony. The lodge has everything you need and more. Lovely place lovely people. Will certainly be back. Thank you for all your hospitality Sarah Ian and family, nothing was to much trouble what ever you needed was there.

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Liked best: Absolutely everything.
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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ALISON B
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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“Can't wait to go back!”
Reviewed July 19, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Absolutely stunning location and a very high standard of accommodation which is fully wheelchair accessible. The site itself offers everything for a relaxing holiday; fishing lake, swimming pool, games room, football and on site bar which is a great opportunity to socialise with other guests. We were able to buy free range eggs curtesy of the resident chickens and the most delicious apple juice from the orchard fruit. We spent ages watching the numerous birds on our veranda including woodpeckers and I didn't even mind accompanying my hubby on his 5 hour fishing stint because it was so beautiful at the lake. We had a lovely holiday and I really can't find any faults or even offer any constructive criticism. I can't imagine anyone would be disappointed and we will definitely be booking for next year.

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Traveling group: Teenagers
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Andy S
Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
“A lovely relaxing place to stay.”
Reviewed March 30, 2015 for a stay in October 2014

We have stayed in many holiday properties over the years but Blagdon Farm is the first one we have ever gone back to as we stayed in October and again in February this year. It is a lovely peaceful setting but with facilities you wouldn't necessarily expect such as an indoor swimming pool and games room. The bar is a nice touch as well as it gives you the opportunity to meet up with fellow guests. Karen and Ian are very helpful and nothing is too much trouble and the welcome packs are a nice touch.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Barrie W
North Cornelly, null, United Kingdom
1 review
“Exceptional holiday experience definitely to be repeated.”
Reviewed August 12, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Mallard lodge was excellent, having every appliance and implement required. The lodge was exceptionally clean and well furnished with good accessibility for our son in his wheelchair.
The location was stunning with beautiful views from all the lodges across the lake and beyond, and travel to local activities was easy by car.
The bar on site was welcoming, reasonably priced, with a good selection of drinks including 'local ales' and we spent a few relaxing evenings there in the company of the owners and several other guests.
The swimming pool was warm and not overcrowded as the guests tended to police themselves as to the number of bathers at a time, and the hoist was suitable for disabled access to the water.
The games room had a good selection of activities especially for younger visitors should the weather be poor, which however was not the case during our stay.
The owners, Karen, Ian, and their son Robert were amazingly friendly and helpful, making everyones holiday enjoyable and they deserve to succeed with their new project.
We as a family usually find a week is too short for a good break with fourteen days being too long. This time however after our fourteen days at Blagdon farm we all could have stayed longer, and will definitely be returning at some time.

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Liked best: Everything
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Traveling group: Extended Family
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ilminster
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
29 hotel reviews
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“wonderful holiday at Blagdon”
Reviewed May 31, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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Newly reopened by the friendly new owners Karen & Ian, Blagdon is being restored to its former glory. We had great time last week with the family, mallard is beautifully furnished and equipped, the indoor pool was a great hit with the family, a drink in the bar was appreciated, and the grounds are lovely. Still very suitable for disabled. Karen and Ian we wish you well!

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Newton Ferrers
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7 reviews
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“FANTASTIC TRANQUIL RETREAT”
Reviewed April 1, 2014 for a stay in March 2014

My husband and I visited BLAGDON FARM HOLIDAYS and stayed in "MALLARD" lodge for the first time - just so beautifully furnished and stunning views over their fishing lake. So quiet and peaceful and gave us the quality time away from our busy lives. Karen and Ian Stockdale were so helpful and provided us with lots of useful information during our stay - and their son Robert gave us some useful fishing tips.
We were also impressed by the immaculate cleanliness of the lodge and all its fittings.
If you want a "get away from it all" holiday - this is absolutely the right location for you!
Michael@mhnewman.com

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Liked best: The peace and quiet and stunning views
Liked least: No complaints - dishwasher, washing machine - all facilities available
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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