The Manager's Suite was the perfect size for 2 people, with a huge, comfy bed and generous bathroom. The industrial period features had been kept, which gave it a lovely atmosphere. I like that it had a dining table that seats 4, as we were in the area visiting friends and it gave us the option of eating in (after raiding the yummy cheese shop next door) as well as out. The suite was clean, customer service excellent and the area beautiful. I'd definitely go back and think it represents very good value for money.
This place really is "a hidden gem" and an oasis of tranquility. It is a stunningly beautiful location, steeped in history and with fabulous walks from the doorstep. We loved having our morning coffees sitting up on the terrace in the woods, watching the squirrels in the trees and looking down to the river running past. Blissful! The accommodation is spacious and comfortable and the sight of the old mill machinery in the roof space made it feel very special. Philippa was very welcoming, and the offer of a free tour of the renovations being done on the mill was eagerly accepted and ins...more
A lovely place to stay. We parked our car and did lots of walks from the doorstep. Accommodation was comfortable with additional home comforts such as blankets on the sofas. Towels were lovely and soft. Kitchen was well resourced. It was a delight to eat breakfast and watch the steam train go by. The evenings were quiet and we rarely heard our neighbours or people leaving the Shrub Club - think the lovely thick walls helped to isolate the sound. There was a good selection of DVD’s and books which we enjoyed. We had a lovely stay.
Great use of an industrial heritage site. Striking and interesting. The site was quiet and the cottage really comfortable and very well equipped. The use of partitions within the Clocking In House was clever giving the space an easy flow without losing its cosiness. Great kitchen facilities - really useful having a full sized fridge/freezer and a slimline dishwasher. The quality of the utensils was variable but the kitchen had everything - from a butter dish to pots , pans graters - the lot! The bathroom floor was stone so a bit chilly on the feet - slippers very necessary. But we were warne...more