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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Baltonsborough, Somerset, England
The corrugated cottage was built in the spring of 1940, around the beginning of the Second World War when Britain felt under imminent threat of invasion. The cottage was built for the Women's Land Army, or 'land girls', who were young women working in agriculture to help the war effort. More than a third of land girls came from major cities, so many rural accommodations had to be built. The cottage is built out of corrugated iron with tongue and groove wooden panelling inside with insulation between.
It stands alone beside the owner's house in some small woods with lots of badgers, foxes and tawny owls. The cottage is just a few miles from Glastonbury on the edge of a small village called Baltonsborough, which includes a shop/post office,church and pub within short walking distance across the fields.
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About the Owner
Michael and Mary C
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

An excellent place to stay. Took mum back to her childhood. She loved the old papers and magazines plus all the memorabilia. Position is so quiet and peaceful and in between showers we sat watching the wrens fly in and out of shelter.

Thank julie h
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Absolutely loved our stay here. My 2 grandsons didn’t want to leave and learned so much despite being only 3 and 8. Warm, cosy and lots of little interesting Knick knacks. Plenty of things to do in the surrounding area too, can’t wait to return!

Thank Lisa197014
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed as a surprise for my partners 40th, he loves history AND Dad's Army! There were 4 adults and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! It's so unusual & you find little, well thought out, gems everywhere! 2 of us slept in the attic the first...More

Thank Julie C
Michael C, VR Owner at Corrugated cottage landgirls accommodation, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

So glad you enjoyed your stay. Apologies for Storm Brian!

Amenities
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    4 Twins
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RM 428
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RM 2,678
£500
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Fees
  • Cleaning fee: RM 155 / stay - Fee
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Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bristol: 48.0 km
Railway: Castle carry: 13.0 km
Ferry: Southampton0.5: 113.0 km
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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