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“A country retreat!”
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The Byre; Luxury holiday cottage, Somerset
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The Byre; Luxury holiday cottage, Somerset
Master bedroom with luxury furnishings and superb views Back garden with views over open fields
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46 reviews
The Byre; Luxury holiday cottage, Somerset
Master bedroom with luxury furnishings and superb views
Back garden with views over open fields
Lounge, furnished in oak and leather, underfloor heating, log fire
Modern kitchen with quality built-in appliances
Dining area
Bedroom 2; twin , linking to superking double bed if needed
Bathroom
Ensuite to main bedroom
Front garden, with ample parking area
Bedroom
View from terrace. to open countryside
Luxury hot tub to rear of property
View from back garden
Swan with cygnets on canal
Canal
Hot tub
Hot tub
Local geese
Evening
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Wellington, Somerset, England

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Barbet K
Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A country retreat!”
Reviewed March 20, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

A very lovely place to stay, great views. The canal is on walking distance, its great for dog walks. The cottage has everything we needed, very cosy! We really enjoyed the hot tub under the stars.
Well equipped and very spacious.
We hope to come back soon!

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Liked best: The hot tub was a great bonus!
Liked least: shower was a little bit small
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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jen082011
Oldbury, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Perfect peaceful retreat......”
Reviewed August 29, 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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If you are looking for a quiet countryside getaway in a modern cottage then look no further than The Byre. Excellent choice for us as dog owners with the Great Western Canal 2 minutes away for dog walking. Also a lovely garden with friendly sheep in the adjoining field ! The hot tub proved a big hit with us and our 2 children too. Great owners Tim and Merry live next door and are there if you need them for anything......nothing was too much trouble. Thank you......we will be back !

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Liked best: Location and hot tub
Liked least: WiFi not brilliant
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Fam_Heijd...
Breda, The Netherlands
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“wonderful stay and amazing view”
Reviewed August 17, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We had a wonderful stay at The Byre. The house was lovely and clean. We slept very good. Especially the hot tub was super and the view was spectaculair. We could stay there forever. It was a pity that the owner was nog there so we could not speak to him in person. He could not fix our internet access, the kids missed the Wifi. We enjoyed our visit at The Byre and we would come back any time.

Traveling group: Teenagers
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Waltzerho...
2 reviews
“Simply bliss”
Reviewed May 5, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Gorgeous accomodation and wonderful facilities. We cannot wait to visit again soon!! Surroundings were beautiful and peaceful. Prefect location for exploring the West Country !

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Robert B
South Wales, United Kingdom
1 review
“fantastic”
Reviewed February 18, 2015 for a stay in February 2014

cant give any tips as it was faultless, went for valentines weekend and it was perfect. everything there to relax and chill out, clean tidy and tim (the owner) is very friendly and helpful. would love to go back with partner for a weekend again. would recommend to anyone as there is nice paths to go for walks and the area is people friendly.

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Liked best: jacuzzi and log fire cosy
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
People with pets
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Fiona B
Abercynon, United Kingdom
1 review
“Lovely relaxing quiet break! Hot tub is amazing!”
Reviewed February 16, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Was a nice relaxing break for valentines weekend. Lovely jumping into the hot tub on a cold day/ night. Would defiantly go again!

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect peaceful getaway”
Reviewed January 6, 2015 for a stay in December 2014
1
person found this review helpful

This is a lovely quite cottage! We stayed over new year and I wouldn't of wanted to be anywhere else, we stayed with our 3 children ages 10, 7 & 3 and they all enjoyed it too, staying in playing board games or playing the wii that's in the bedroom, they also loved the hot tub and found it hard to get them to come out!! We decided to go for a walk along the canal and take the foot path signs to the nearest village but some how went wrong & it took 3 hours and we didn't find it but did have a nice walk! The cottage itself is beautiful and the beds are so comfy! The bath is lovely and has a powerful shower. The kitchen amenities are brilliant and I loved cooking in there once I worked out the hob! The washer/dryer and dishwasher were a plus and used plenty!! I really can't fault the property at all and the owner is lovely & just let's you get on with it but is there if you need him. He brought us a lovely chocolate cake, apple juice & cider from the local farm shop which were all delicious! I would Definatly stay here again and hope to book for next New Year's Eve too. The only thing I would say is that the cleaner could possibly do a little bit of a better job of the cobwebs & there was quite a few spiders but I can't fault that as we were in the country in a converted barn! Also the heating and under floor heating doesn't take long to warm up the whole place so much so we didn't even use the log fire!! Would recommend this cottage to any age and any time of year, it has everything you need!!

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