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First garden, poppies and picnic table
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First garden, poppies and picnic table
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24 reviews
First garden, poppies and picnic table
Lounge with log burner
Double Bedroom
Hallway into bathroom
Single Bedroom
Bathroom
Bathroom; has separate shower cubicle as well
View from kitchen window
Christmas!
Second garden - more poppies! Kissing chair, and outdoor table for dinning. Out door toys for garden
Summerhouse. Wonderful for sitting in with a book and a glass of vino.
First garden with picnic table
Open in winter!
Cockermouth High Street 7 miles away. Wonderful quaint shops and Wordsworth museum.
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Bassenthwaite, Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Pludmugge...
Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
“Wonderful cottage. Our 'home from home' for a week. Excellent”
Reviewed 21 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013

Poppy Cottage is a real credit to its owners. Attention to detail was astounding. The cottage has a real cosy and welcoming atmosphere to it. The whole cottage was really well equipped. All those things you usually forget, were there. Everything was very clean and well maintained. With 2 adults and a 2 year old we all felt truly spoilt. Stair gates and high chair etc. were all provided. My son (Harry) called it 'Harry's house' for the week. He loved the garden. We will definitely be recommending 'Poppy Cottage' to everyone!!!!

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Liked best: The fact the owners had made that extra effort to make or stay special.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Brenda E
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
1 review
“WONDERFUL COSY COTTAGE WITH EXTRA LUXURIES”
Reviewed 28 April 2013 for a stay in April 2013

One of the best cottages we have stayed in, the furniture was very comfortable and cosy. A lot of thought has gone into providing all the necessary items, plus lots more luxuries that we have not found in any other cottage Not only was there a bottle of wine, but also chocolates, eggs, milk, jam, tea, coffee. There was also boxes of tissues in every room, bathroom luxuries such as flannels, body lotion, soap wash and many more.

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Liked best: The comfort and cosiness of the cottage
Liked least: No toilet brush in the bathroom
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Penny C
Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“what a beautiful cottage”
Reviewed 30 July 2012 for a stay in July 2012
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Poppy Cottage has got to rate as one of the best and most well equipped of all of those we have stayed in. Perfect for those who want to get away from it all. The added little extras were so well done, and very much appreciated !

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Liked best: The cleanliness and comfort of the cottage, together with the beautiful garden and summer house.
Liked least: can't think of anything we didn't like.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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retford
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed 19 May 2012 for a stay in May 2012
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Very comfortable with lots of amenities

Clean and well appointed.
Ideal for 3 persons with good access to Northern Lakes.

Bottle of wine and chocs were a nice surprise, even biscuits for the dog.....good marketing.

Excellent value for money.

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Liked best: Well appointed, clean and quiet
Liked least: Stairs were a little steep
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
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