Guest Comments

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"This place is awesome!! Loved every minute, amazing breakfast, amazing hosts and a welcoming feeling. Thank you very much!! 5 star."
Mr and Mrs A, London, September 2017

"Perfect stay, lovely themed room, great breakfast, perfect hosts."
Mr and Mrs P, Middlesex, September 2017

"Wonderful stay. Lovely accommodation with great views and breakfast."
Mr and Mrs H, Leics, August 2017

"Lovely couple - like being at home. Perfect and restful, don't change anything!"
Mr and Mrs A, Somerset, August 2017

"A lovely B&B, very welcoming. Lovely breakfast! Thank you."
Mr and Mrs S, London, July 2017

"Thank you for a lovely stay. Full marks for everything!"
Ms O, West Sussex, July 2017

"Wonderful place to stay. everything perfect, room, breakfast and especially the owners!"
Mr and Mrs R, Guernsey, June 2017

"Had a really great stay, lovely house, area and hosts, felt genuinely welcome and very accommodated. We will definitely visit again!"
Mr W and Ms M, Cardiff, June 2017

"Lovely house, amazing views, incredible hosts!"
Mr and Mrs B, Hants, May 2017

"Very enjoyable stay, great hosts, lovely breakfast, thank you. Stunning views."
Mr and Mrs K, Derbyshire, May 2017

"Great stay, lovely room with amazing views. Breakfast first class, thank you."
Mr and Mrs N, Devon, April 2017

"Warm welcome, great breakfast and comfy bed-great!"
Mr and Mrs D, Lincs, April 2017

"Fabulous hospitality. Sorted our trip to River Cottage. Lovely comfy bed and great breakfast. Thank you!"
Mr and Mrs M, Hants, March 2017

"Thank you for a very special brand of hospitality! Hope to see you again."
Ms M and Mr M, Essex, February 2017

"Thank you so much, hospitality was fantastic. Cheers from Australia!"
Mr and Mrs C, Victoria, Australia, February 2017

"Super hosts - had a very comfortable stay. Thanks you!"
Mr and Mrs H, Surrey, January 2017

"Lovely stay, made very welcome."
Mr and Mrs F, Cornwall, January 2017

"Lovely stay, fantastic breakfast - thank you for your hospitality!"
Ms W, Oxfordshire, December 2016

"A super stay with great assistance re our visit to River Cottage."
Mr and Mrs F, London, December 2016

"Lovely stay, couldn't do enough for us. Lovely breakfast."
Mrs F, Birmingham, November 2016

"Lovely relaxing stay. Welcoming and interesting hosts. Brilliant time, thank you."
Mrs B, Hants, November 2016

"What a fabulous stay! Thank you so much for all your help and advice. We've really enjoyed our stay. Will definintely be back!"
Mr and Mrs W, Forest of Dean, October 2016

"Lovely room, lovely breakfast, lovely people. Thank you, sure we will be back."
Mr and Mrs B, West Midlands, October 2016

"What a lovely B&B with delightful hosts, look forward to coming back. Thank you."
Mrs W. Hants. September 2016

"A brilliant stay - so convenient for River Cottage!"
Mr E, Cheltenham, September 2016

"Fabulous hosts with great local knowledge, really made us feel at home. lovely breakfasts."
Mr and Mrs T, Herts, August 2016

"Wonderful hosts, so comfortable, lovely rooms, so quiet and fabulous breakfast, thanks."
Mrs D, Highpoint, USA, August 2016

"Absolutely fantastic! So friendly and helpful. Can't wait to come again!"
Mr and Mrs G, Bristol, July 2016

"Very friendly, helpful couple who made the stay so enjoyable."
Mr and Mrs W, Kent, July 2016

"This is our 4th holiday with Judith and Mark, our home from home. We'll be back!"
Mr and Mrs B, Worcs, June 2016

"Excellent hosts, atmosphere and well thought out rooms. Could not have asked for better."
Mrs C, Surrey, June 2016

"Best sleep in five years! Thanks for your kind hospitality."
Mr and Mrs M, Freemantle, Western Australia, May 2016

"Lovely stay, very friendly greeting, great food, wonderful views (especially the deer!)"
Mr and Mrs B, Shropshire, May 2016

"Thank you for a fantastic stay and breakfast. The deer in the garden was a bonus!"
Mr and Mrs E, Surrey, April 2016

"Lovely stay, beds very comfortable and amazing views! Brilliant hosts!"
Mr and Mrs T, Surrey, March 2016

"Comfortable and lovely stay. Gorgeous B&B and friendly, helpful proprieters! Thank you."
Mr B and Ms M, Dorset, March 2016

"Second time around - still perfect."
Mr W, Hampshire, February 2016

"Very comfortable and welcoming - the best bed on our trip by far. You both must have been to a top host and hostess school!"
Ms C and Mr R, Cornwall, February 2016

"Another fantastic stay, perfect hosts and lovely breakfast. Thank you."
Ms D and Mr C, Leics, January 2016

"What a fabulous B&B! Had a lovely time - great hosts and very comfy beds. Great breakfast, we will be back!"
Mr V and Ms S, London, January 2016

"Had a wonderful time in this splendid B&B, will come again, thanks"
Ms D and Mr S, Limerick, December 2015

"A lovely and relaxing stay, wonderful hosts. Thank you so much for all your help with organising for my husbands birthday"
Mr and Mrs L, Barnsley, December 2015

"Lovely stay with every possible thing thought of, thank you"
Mr and Mrs T, Wolverhampton, November 2015

"Thanks for such a wonderful stay. 5* service, lovely room and house. Will be back!"
Mrs L, Chester, November 2015

"Excellent hosts! Very friendly and made my birthday extra special. Thank you"
Ms E and Ms H, Plymouth, October 2015

"Best B&B we have stayed in. Thank you both very much"
Mr and Mrs D, Surrey, October 2015

"Thank you so much for your kind hospitality. What a lovely couple, gorgeous dog and scrumptious food. Beautiful soft bed linen and stunning views."
Mrs S, Woking, Surrey, September 2015

"Amazing stay, best sausages ever! Hope to be back soon."
Ms L and Mr K, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, September 2015

"Thank you for a wonderful stay. The room, breakfast and conversation was lovely!"
Ms K, Japan, August 2015

"Very welcoming and delightful hosts, bed really comfy"
Mr and Mrs H, Cheddar, Somerset, August 2015

"Lovely accommodation, fantastic hosts, really helpful plus a great breakfast!"
Mr and Mrs W, Greater Manchester, July 2015

"Wonderful stay - such a well run place in a great location. Would definitely come back, thank you!"
Ms S, London, July 2015

"Third wonderful holiday with our friends Judith and Mark. Next year again we hope!"
Mr and Mrs B, Birmingham, June 2015

"Real haven. Had a really relaxing night and great evening at River Cottage."
Ms R, Cheshire, June 2015

"Lovely welcome, excellent accommodation and breakfast. Ten out of ten all round."
Mr and Mrs H, Devon, May 2015

"Had a fabulous stay, everything so clean and attention to detail impeccable. Will definitely stay again."
Ms V, Cambs, May 2015

"Excellent in all respects!, Thank you."
Mr and Mrs T, Devon, April 2015

"We were in East Devon attending a course at River Cottage. It did not take us a second thought to book Lyme Tree House with Judith's prompt response and informative messages. When we arrived we loved the personal tocuhes in the rooms like the fresh milk, literature, choice of breakfast etc. Love the warm hospitality, it feels like a home from home! Thank you."
Mr and Mrs O, Hong Kong, April 2015

"Everything we could have wanted, thank you."
Mr and Mrs W, Larbert, Scotland, March 2015

"Very welcoming, clean and a great sleep, fab breakfast!"
Mr and Mrs R, Surrey, March 2015

"Another lovely stay! Mark and Judith are perfect hosts, will definitely be back!"
Mr and Mrs V, Wilts, February 2015

"Lovely stay. Very clean and comfortable and great breakfast. Thank you!"
Mr and Mrs T, Berks, February 2015

"Thank you for a lovely weekend - made to feel very welcome. Great hosts with some great suggestions on things to do and places to eat."
Mr B and Ms W, Hants, January 2015

"Gorgeous aspect, wonderful hosts, great breakfast, lovely dog. Thank you lots."
Ms D and Ms S, Plymouth, December 2014

"Huge cosy bed, friendly warm and very helpful - thank you."
Mrs R, Port Fairy, Australia, December 2014

"Wonderful! Lovely bed, excellent breakfast and a lovely stay. Thank you Judith and Mark."
Ms A and Mr L, Orebro, Sweden, November 2014

"Thank you Judith and Mark for a warm and welcoming stay. After several exhausting but enjoyable days at River Cottage I came back to the most wonderful nights sleep in your luxurious comfy bed. Thank you."
Ms B, Nottingham, October 2014

"Great hospitality, great breakfasts and lovely hosts. Thank you!"
Mr and Mrs E, Wagga Wagga, Australia, October 2014

"Another very enjoyable stay, great hosts, excellent breakfasts, very comfortable rooms with fabulous views."
Mr and Mrs T, East Sussex, September 2014

"Wowed by view and enjoyed a cuppa in warm sunshine on the deck. Loved our luxurious Cobb Room, appreciated Wi-Fi and hospitality. Breakfast spot on to set us up for the day. Loved chatting with other guests over breakfast. Very very clean, well done guys."
Mr and Mrs B, Warwickshire, September 2014

"Thank you for a great stay!. Very welcoming hosts who have thought of everything."
Mr and Mrs S, Essex, August 2014

"Thank you so much - we had a lovely stay. The extra details such as taxi organisation was fantastic!"
Mr and Mrs R, Dublin, August 2014

"Lovely 4 days spent at River Cottage and then relaxing at this wonderful bolt hole - thank you."
Mrs N, Lancs, July 2014

"Lovely place and wonderful people to live with, so friendly. Thank you so much."
Mr and Mrs G, Staffanstorp, Sweden, July 2014

"We were made to feel welcome, like old friends. Lovely room, very clean, would stay again. Thank you."
Miss M and Mr J, Bristol, June 2014

"Simply the best B&B we have ever stayed in!"
Mr and Mrs L, Hants, June 2014

"Fantastic place, great breakfasts. Nothing too much trouble for Mark and Judith as they go out of their way to please everyone. Hope to be back one day. Will recommend."
Mr and Mrs J, Warwickshire, May 2014

"Thank you for a lovely stay - a home from home but with better breakfasts!"
Mr and Mrs T, Sheffield, Yorks, May 2014

"Thank you for a lovely stay. Lovely clean and comfortable rooms and a friendly welcome. Home from home."
Ms L and Mr S, Oxford, April 2014

"Wonderful stay! Beautiful accommodation, delicious breakfast, incredible views and super friendly, hospitable hosts. Thank you!"
Mr and Mrs J, Bristol, March 2014

"Very cosy B&B and you made us feel at home. Will recommend to friends - thanks!"
Ms K and Mr E, Middlesex, February 2014

"Beautiful house, great hospitality, delicious breakfast - faultless. Thank you."
Mr and Mrs B, Leeds, January 2014

"Perfect stay for River Cottage, wonderful hosts, thank you!"
Ms R and Mr E, Wiltshire, December 2013

"Fabulously comfy stay with the perfect hosts. Many thanks!"
Mr and Mrs A, Berkshire, November 2013

"Lovely view, lovely people and beautiful rooms. You will be recommended."
Mr and Mrs O, Hampshire, November 2013

"Lovely welcome, room and breakfast. Top banana!"
Mr and Mrs W, Surrey, October 2013

"Wonderful stay in beautiful surroundings with very welcoming hosts. Certainly be back next year."
Mr and Mrs B, Birmingham, September 2013

"Lovely welcome, great breakfast. Excellent attention to detail in the accommodation. Definitely will re-visit!"
Mr and Mrs J, Surrey, September 2013

"The bed was incredible and we were made to feel very welcome. Great view in the morning."
Mr and Mrs T, London, August 2013

"Very welcoming hosts who went out of their way to help. Excellent breakfasts - we will be back"
Ms C and Mr J, Wiltshire, August 2013

"Excellent service from booking to leaving, fab room - couldn't have asked for more! Thanks Judith and Mark - we will be back!"
Mr and Mrs B, West Midlands, August 2013

"What a fantastic find! We felt like we were at home. Beautiful place and great hosts. We will be back!"
Mr and Mrs W, Bristol, July 2013

"What a fantastic find! We felt like we were at home. Beautiful place and great hosts. We will be back!"
Mr and Mrs W, Bristol, July 2013

"We had a wonderful time and felt so welcome. Great hosts and great place!"
Mr C and Ms H, Vejle, Denmark, July 2013

"Fantastic place and view with even more fantastic hosts! We've had a lovely stay, thanks very much."
Mr W and Ms K, Budapest, Hungary, July 2013

"A very nice and peaceful place. Beautiful house and rooms and amazing views - thank you very much. The best original english breakfast."
Mr S and Mr W, Dahme, Germany, July 2013

"Wonderful time, beautiful rooms, perfect host and hostess - we'll be back!"
Mrs S and Mrs S, Uckfield, Sussex, June 2013

"What a wonderful place to rest a weary head, fantastic."
Mr and Mrs A, Plymouth, June 2013

"A comfortable and friendly stay. Peaceful and quaint setting. Perfect hosts. Perfect hospitality. A short but sweet stay. Thank you."
Mr and Mrs B and family, London and Sydney Australia, June 2013

"Lovely find - really enjoyed our stay. Hopefully be back again."
Mr C, Somerset, May 2013

"Very pleasant two nights. Luxurious fresh bedding, room lovely and clean with spectacular sunset laid on! Great breakfast and a warm welcome. Would recommend!"
Mr F, Worcestershire, May 2013

"Thank you for your hospitality and bed and breakfast accommodation. It more than achieved my expectations, superb presentation and comfort."
Mr A, Southampton, May 2013

"A very peaceful and relaxing weekend, in comfort. Meals well cooked and presented with care. Judith and Mark are very warm and welcoming hosts. Thank you."
Ms G, Hampshire, May 2013