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“Comfortable cottage”
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Glen Cottage, Exterior photo showing Patio area
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53 reviews
Glen Cottage, Exterior photo showing Patio area
Lounge showing sofa bed
Contemporary gloss white kitchen
Bedroom with overhead reading lights
Bedroom with feature bath (and large shower)
Lounge showing Jacqui's Pink wall
Toilet with travertine tiles
The Castle Pub
Fox & Hounds Pub
Village Hall
Doctors Surgery
Carpenters Workshop
Ducks
Duck Pond
Our Church
The Castle Mound
Ducks in the snow
Yew Tree Avenue, Clipsham
Castle Bytham Sign
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Castle Bytham, Lincolnshire, England

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LandGNort...
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Comfortable cottage”
Reviewed 24 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

This is a small, cosy cottage, equipped with everything you need. We were surprised how warm it was in September, without any heating on. The bed was particularly comfy - I liked the duvet so much I've bought one the same for myself! Wifi worked well. Good location for visiting pretty, unspoilt villages in lovely countryside, and several places of historical interest.
Castle Bytham is a quiet village: its shop closed 2 years ago so the nearest store is 4 miles away. Only one of the two pubs was open during our stay, the beer was good and food OK but basic. There was an inconvenient plumbing problem throughout our stay: the owner compensated us and promised it would be resolved when we left, so we felt he'd done his best.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
23 Jan 2016
Thank you for your review. Apologies for the plumbing problem. It's now completely fixed - I totally bypassed the old pipework so the cistern now fills very quickly! Oh, we've also upgraded our broadband so it is now much quicker in the cottage as well!
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Widdershi...
Fort McMurray, Canada
1 review
“Highly recommend!”
Reviewed 21 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

My stay at Glen Cottage was a wonderful experience, not just because it is a warm, welcoming space but because Jacqui and Mike are amazingly generous and accommodating hosts. The cottage itself is clean and well stocked and very comfortable and you will be hard pressed to find a more beautiful village in the U.K.
I was very warmly welcomed and Mike makes sure that any questions you have are fully answered as he gives you a tour of the cottage. This is my second stay here and I hope to see beautiful Castle Bytham along with Mike and Jacqui next year! Thanks again for much for everything!!

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Travelling group: Solo Traveller
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Lisa A
Preston, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful place”
Reviewed 11 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Stayed here for a weekend on my own,left hubby and kiddies at home. What a treat it was to stay here, such a lovely cottage, the owners have carefully thought about everything, very comfortable bed, the bath was lush, I certainly recharged my batteries here, would highly recommend staying here, whether it be alone, a couples romantic get away or a family break, I for one cannot wait to return :-)

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john1731
Brisbane Region, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Charming hosts in wonderful accomodation”
Reviewed 4 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We have been fortunate enough to travel to a number of international destinations quite frequently over the years (we are Australians), with the majority of the travel being in the U.K..On the basis of this past experience, I can say that we have never felt more welcome than we did when we experienced Jacqui & Mike's hospitality. We were treated to coffee, cake & conversation in the morning, & ( more importantly) wine , savouries,& more conversation in the twilight. We felt more like visiting friends than paying guests. When one has been travelling for weeks, & has experienced the difficulties that often accompany travel, this type of welcome lifts ones spirits. The cottage itself is wonderful, as is the delightful villiage. Our vist to Castle Bytham was the highlight of our tour (this is primarily due to the ministrations of Jacqui & Mike). I cannot recommend the holiday venue highly enough, a wonderful experience.

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Liked best: The hosts, the cottage itself, & the wonderful village
Liked least: Leaving to continue our journey
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers
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46gwendy
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Absolutely Fabulous”
Reviewed 20 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

What a fantastic cottage, brilliantly planned every convenience thought of. The small touches made it all the better. We would have loved to have stayed longer the peace and quiet and the close proximity to places of interest. Can't wait to have another visit.

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Liked best: Loved it all
Liked least: Nothing we didn't like
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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