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A very BIG welcome at Owslow Cottage
Master bedroom
Front of the cottage
Our family of Lamas
View of the reservoir from the cottage
The reservoir at night
Lambing Live on the farm throughout March/April
A lovely icy shot taken by a guest
The Daffodils are out - April 2016
Sheep sheep and more sheep
Baling view from 'top barn' field
Exactly!!
Kitchen
Lounge/dining room
Example of the main bedroom with the put-up bed made up
Lounge area
A crispy cold winters morning at Owslow Farm
Master bedroom
Alleyway to the cottage entrance and keysafe
Pigswill in the alleyway - a piece of history
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Carsington, Derbyshire, England

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davedood
burton on trent
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4 reviews
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“Excellent home away from home- beautiful scenery and perfect location”
Reviewed 12 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We travelled from Luton because we wanted a few days away with our kiddies in the peak district. This cottage/ farm is literally a few hundred yards away from Carsington reservoir and on the south East edge of the peak district. The rental property was perfectly placed for all of the things we wanted to do- such as dovedale, matlock bath and alton towers etc.

The cottage itself is very adequately equipped and with our two children (2 and a half and 1 and a half) they had an awesome time on the farm- playing with the boys who live in the farmhouse and with the animals on the farm. The beds are comfy, the amenities are great, and they ensured we had all of the kiddy safety equipment and other items such as travel cot and high chair, all sorted ready for our stay. i would stay again in a heartbeat and we are looking to do just that at the end of the summer. :-) Thanks to Dave and Natalie for making our familymoon one wonderful time.

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Liked best: The location and cleanliness
Liked least: no bad points at all.
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 25-34
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colin b
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“Lovely cottage in lovely surroundings”
Reviewed 6 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Spent a great few days in Owslow cottage. Very well furnished and refurbished. Set in lovely surroundings, amongst the workings and animals of an organic farm. Very relaxing with friendly local pubs and restaurants. Try The Gate in Brassington...... Superb.
Only one thing I would say against this accommodation is that we had to leave...... Thank you!

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Liked best: location and quality of cottage
Liked least: going home
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Peter H
Solihull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Excellent family holiday”
Reviewed 12 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

We had a great stay as a family with two young children. The accommodation was great and the experience of watching lambs being born, chasing chickens and experiencing farm life is all they have talked about since coming home. Being situated in a beautiful setting and close proximity to a variety of activities, was ideal in keeping everyone occupied and happy. A special thanks to all for a wonderful holiday.

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Liz M
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“A real country cottage”
Reviewed 9 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

This cottage was lovely and clean with great decor. It was in easy walking distance of carsington water with its many activities . The children were encouraged to look and play around the farm and to check on the ewes that were lambing. The cottage had loads of
little extras that enhanced the experience e.g binoculars, books. We would definitely recommend this cottage.

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Millie196...
1 review
“Pleasant , clean cottage be prepared for rural location.”
Reviewed 6 April 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Nice short stay, clean cottage. Bit chilly in downstairs area as only 1 radiator but then think we picked the coldest days of the winter to come. Right in middle of working farm yard so be prepared for associated noise. Wasn't a issue for us though. Would recommend .

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