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“Drumcorn - Perfect Retreat”
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland

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jackiem63
Workington, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Drumcorn - Perfect Retreat”
Reviewed 10 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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I believe this is our 7th time in 4 years, to stay at Drumcorn. As always we are made to feel most welcome by Elaine & Robert and not forgetting Oscar the dog. Over the past 3 months we have stayed at other cottage locations in Northern Ireland but none can compare with Drumcorn. We keep returning to Drumcorn when visiting family, as it offers everything we need and ensures we have a peaceful, restful and relaxing break whilst catching up with family. Elaine & Robert are undoubtedly the perfect hosts and are most kind and thoughtful.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Michael B
Orillia, Canada
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204 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“100% satisfaction @ Drumcorn!”
Reviewed 9 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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When we were looking for a place to house our entorage for a family wedding, we settled on Drumcorn because it had many rooms, and TWO bathrooms. (When there are 7 females in the same house, you need bathrooms!) This cottage turned out to be more than that. Robert and Elane were amazing hosts, with plenty of ideas, help and encouragement. Plus, they own "Oscar" the resident farm dog! He greeted us almost everyday! Late July proved to be cool and wet this year, and the heat had to be on. Robert and Elaine provided wood, coal and peat for fires in the fireplace too! The rooms are well appointed, with lots of blankets, towels and a HOT PRESS to keep everything warm! (What an amazing thing, the "hot press". Google it!) There are also pull out beds, a cot and many sleeping arragements available. We had at one time in the two weeks we rented, NINE people staying at Drumcorn. And everyone fit in with lots of room to spare. The kitchen has everything you need to feed and entertain. The outside grounds and garden are beautiful. You just look out a window from anywhere in the cottage, and the views are dynamite! Again, what a great place, what great hosts, and what a great and memorable time we all had. Thank you Robert and Elaine!!!!

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Liked best: It exceeded my expectations
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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famwhite
Dublin, Ireland
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81 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Home from home with a wonderful welcome”
Reviewed 29 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014

Our extended family spent the 9 days of the Maritime Festival at Drumcorm Farm Cottage and everyone was delighted with our choice. From booking to the time we left, Elaine and Robert made us feel very much at home, with home baking and a bottle of wine as a bonus! While our days were busy it was lovely to come home to the peace and quiet on the farm and our only regret is that we didn't have more time to spend on and around the farm! The children were delighted to meet Oscar, the cats and all the calves and hopefully they'll get to see them again.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Workington, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: I have no negative comments
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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ks53
San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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“Practically Perfect!”
Reviewed 10 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

We just returned from five weeks in Europe, staying mostly in vacation rentals. Drumcorn Farm Cottage was by far our best accommodation.

Elaine is a great hostess! We arrived late in the evening, but she was there to greet us. The cottage was warm, and she had kindly supplied breakfast items (bacon, eggs, bread, milk, butter and jam). She showed us around the lovely cottage, then left us to ourselves.

The cottage was bigger than we needed, but we did appreciate the two bathrooms (no sharing!). Everything was comfortable, neat and clean. Though set close to their working farm, the views from the windows were all beautiful (see photos). Note that there are the smells (and some flies) that accompany a dairy farm.

Elaine gave us helpful tips for shopping and checked often to see if we needed kindling or anything else. We also had fun with the family dog, Oscar.

I would not hesitate to return to Drumcorn cottage.

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Liked best: Comfortable, well-equipped cottage and the views.
Liked least: The flies (consider window screens).
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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