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“Fabulous location and lodging”
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13 reviews
River Room
East View
West Terrace View
Lounge
Conservatory/River Room
Kitchen Island
Kitchen
Entrance Hall
Cloakroom
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 4
Ensuite
Wetroom Bath
Wetroom Shower
Utility Room
West River View
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Barnard Castle, Durham, England

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Kathryn F
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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10 reviews
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“Fabulous location and lodging”
Reviewed 9 June 2015 for a stay in April 2015

River cottage exceeded our expectations and our expectations were high. The location and facilities were outstanding. The sunroom to the back of the house opened to a peaceful view of the tranquil river with Beatrix Potter bunnies frolicking on the opposite bank. Upriver, nestled beyond the gardens of the other cottages, was the picturesque steeple of the town's 11th century church, still operating. In contrast, the River Cottage itself was thoroughly modern, open, airy, and filled with the latest technological wizardry, all of which worked.
Though a small village, Gainford is graced with a local butcher, a caterer who provided an excellent homemade dinner, and a topnotch restaurant, Bridgewater Arms, a couple of miles away in Winston. All the Gainford facilities are within easy walking distance. For hikers there are several country walks to set off on from the house.
Thanks, Sarah and Paul! We loved our stay.

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Liked best: The river view
Liked least: Nothing. Everything was great.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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London
Reviewed 19 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013

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Liked best: View/Location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2012 for a stay in November 2012

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Liked best: Location, conservatory
Liked least: Having to leave
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Walsall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2012 for a stay in October 2012

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Liked best: Property and location
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2012 for a stay in May 2012

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Liked best: The property and its location
Travelling group: With Friends
Your age range 65+
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