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Mike and Lynn Basset Accommodation and Devon at it’s best. We will be back.
The Druces Beautiful setting and lovely cottage. Kids loved the trampolines, swimming pool and going surfing on the beach. Northern Burrows great for everyone including dogs- lovely and clean with great waves for boarding/surfing. Excellent to have field and wood for dog walking. Loved all the animals and wildlife.
Davies and Walker Family Lovely clean cottage with everything you need. A real home from home. Pool and trampoline great. Eggs yummy! Milky Way a good day out for all family. Will be back and many thanks.
The Ward Family Stephanie, age 7 has enjoyed going to see Bilbo and Blossom every day and using ‘The Sheep Dip’. We were met with the most friendly greeting and were shown around. This place is perfect for us all. Such a haven of peace. The grandchilden love the play area and ponies, sheep, hens and ducks, the sheep dip is a big hit. Enjoyed chilling in the garden. Proper peaceful. This has been a lovely holiday. We will return one day.
The Dodds family We had a wonderful time here at Stowford Lodge. The countryside is wonderful around here. The accommodation is wonderful as are mine hosts Di and Rich and Eddie and all the menagerie. We will be returning, hopefully for longer next time.
The St Johns and Harrimans families We have had another fantastic stay. Stowford is such a wonderful peaceful location. Rich, Di and Eddie are lovely hosts and the ‘menagerie’ is loved by all.
The Aldridge family Our first visit here and we were all very imressed. Have enjoyed the peace and quiet, the ‘Sheep Dip’ and play area. Great holiday. Thank you.
The Semple family As obvious from the childrens’ comments, we’ve had a wonderful 5 days here. Beautiful area and gorgeous surroundings and lovely comfortable, clean cottage. We definitely recommend the cottage and may well be back ourselves.
The Crooks family The Old Nog is very sweet and cosy. The pool is fantastic, a great plus! We have all had a great relaxing time in wonderful surroundings. Great place to explore Devon. Have told lots of people about this place and how great it is!
Paul, Becky, Sam, Lucie and Pip the dog Great short stay, very quiet. I can’t remember the last time we were somewhere so dark. The kids love the trampolines and the swimming pool kept the kids happy. Will return.
The Bacon family Very pleasant, nice warm pool and well kept grounds. Enjoyed walks along the Tarka Trail and the coastal paths.
The Beverley family This is our third visit to Stowford Lodge but our first stay in Tarquol cottage which is very comfortable and well equipped. The boys love the outdoor space and ‘The Sheep Dip’ which is why we revisit. It is so safe for them to play outside.
The Blythe Family Fabulous 5 days of hot sunshine. Really relaxing break. Cycling Tarka Trail a highlight. Enjoyed pool every morning. Hopefully we’ll be back soon.
The Powell family Had a lovely peaceful break in Warren Cottage. Lovely scenery, perfect place to relax and rest. Accommodation very well equipped. Free range eggs were delicious. Swimming pool well maintained and perfect depth for families. Many thanks for the very warm welcome. Really enjoyed this break, perfect for families. Kids loved the play area and animals. Hire bikes for Tarka Trail, well worth it. We’ll definitely be back.
The Howells family Thank you for a fantastic stay. Such a cosy feeling and clean. Stowford Lodge is set in such beautiful surroundings like something off a postcard and is very quiet and peaceful. Looking forward to coming back next year and staying in the lodge. Thank you for your great hospitality. You have made us feel very welcome.
The Halliday Family This was the perfect choice for a holiday. The cottage is lovely and welcoming. Thank you for making us so welcome.
The \McGregor family Had a wonnderful, relaxing week. The cottage was well equipped. Thank you Rich and Di for a very enjoyable stay. Hope to come back again in the future.
The Olsen Family The cottage is lovely with everything thought of and provided, plenty of info. too. Had a really nice time here, very comfortable. Sheep dip great too. Thanks for a nice stay.
The Cotton family Have had a lovely stay. Our 6 month learnt to swim ! Well, lots of splashing !
The Pearce family Perfect accommodation for us. The tiny grandchildren loved the freedom and the pool. We are already starting to plan a return visit. An excellent base and great for the differing needs of the generations.
The Shakespeare Family We’ve had a lovely week. Thank you.
The St John and the Harman Families Had an absolutely lovely week. Rich and Di were lovely and made us very welome. Cottage was lovely and homely.. All in all, a fantastic stay and we want to come back in 2011.
The Appleton family Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The cottage was lovely and a great location for seeing Devon and Cornwall. We have been made to feel very welcome and would definitely recommend to others.
The Jenkins Family We enjoyed the peaceful location of Stowford Lodge.
The Haughton Family Arrived to a warm welcome and tour around, cottage homely and setting amazing.We have had a lovely week here re charged our batteries and have really enjoyed ourselves. Hopefully we will be back next year.
The Latham Family We have really enjoyed our short break in this beautiful place. Thank you for making us feel very welcome.
The Mee Family Had lovely 2 weeks stay here. Kids all loved it. We will certainly recommend the place.
The Drummond and Hayes Families Lovely comfortable cottage, lovely countryside and relaxing atmosphere. Riley the dog really loved playing with his friend next door every day. Kids enjoyed the trampolines and pool. Thank you for making our stay enjoyable, hope to come again.
The Roth Eckes Family We spent 2 wonderful weeks in this nice cottage. The kids especially enjoyed the swimming pool. We enjoyed our 2 weeks here very much. Thanks to Rich and Di
The Cameron Family Enjoyed stay at cottages. Very restful, hope to see you soon.
The Collins family We all found the cottage complete and absolute bliss. My brother loved the ‘sheep dip’ (it’s about time he had a bath !) We also loved the lambs and ponies. We will definitely come again. Thank you for a wonderful time.
The Newth Family We have really enjoyed our week at Stowford Lodge. We have found it a beautiful area. Full marks to Rich and Di for makng the cottage so comfortable and providing every facility to make our stay a happy one. We would be more than happy to return in the future.
The Pimlotts The 5 and a half hour journey was worth it. Cottage lovely, ideal. It was looking out onto the play area. Our 3 children 11, 7 an 3 loved it as well as the pool, lovely and warm, came in handy as we had some rain ! We need to come back as there is still so much to see. Cliff loved the fishing at Lazy Acres and so did the kids. Fantastic place – plenty to do and see around.
The Cymore-Argent family A short but brilliant holiday. We hope to come back to Old Nog soon. Very cosy and relaxing!
Victor and Christine We found the cottage delightful with everything we could possibly need for our comfort. The comfy beds and Devon air ensure a good night’s sleep. The garden and play areas are lovely so are the lambs and ponies. Rich and Di have done a wonderful job with the cottages and grounds.
Ron and Margaret Lovely cottage in a great setting. We have had great weather. There’s lots to do in this area but we enjoyed coming back to the cottage. Spent time in the ‘Sheep Dip’ every day. Just great.
The Roth-Eckes family (Germany) We spent two wondeful weeks in this lovely cottage.The kids especially enjoyed swimming in the ‘Sheep Dip’ as often as possible.
Fiona and Harry Lovely surroundings to chill and rest, comfortable, cosy cottage to come back to at the end of the day.
The Sharpes Had a fabulous two week stay at Stowford. Cottage very comfortable and outside space brilliant for our two energetic boys! Sheep Dip proved invaluable. Enjoyed the fresh air and open spaces, excellent beaches. Well worth the trip from Aberdeen.
Alice,Simon and Sam A great stay. A great time had by all – lovely cottage and location and great fresh eggs
Wallace family A beautiful holiday retreat. Had a great time and will definitely be back.
Mandy, Paul, Samuel and Rebecca We have all enjoyed our holiday. What a beautiful and welcoming place to stay, feels like home from home as you can really relax and feel at ease in the cottage and surrounds. Thank you, we have already recommended before we have left. Let the next family enjoy.
Mandy, Paul, Matt and Vicky Home today. Had a lovely few days break with great weather. Cottage lovely and clean in a lovely setting. Would definitely return in the future.
Paul, Amy, Ethan George and Dillan We’ve had sunshine, rain and snow but it has been a good week.
The Scott-Frimes A wonderful 3 day break. Fantastic location. The kids enjoyed the freedom and us parents enjoyed the peace.
The Roberts, Lovells and Williams’ Thanks for a great holiday. Accommodation was great, lovely and comfortable. A very leisurely and relaxing holiday. Thanks for looking after us. Thought the lodge was great.
Becky, Colin,Harry, George and Tom Our 8th visit to Stowford Lodge and as usual a wonderful welcome and comfortable accommodation. We like your new lodge ! …….. very posh. See you again next year.
The Gammons crew Fantastic weekend relaxed and chilled. Went on the Tarka Trail and other than a sore bottom, excellent. Recommend to others.
Ceta, dawn and Millicent Enjoyable stay, cottage very clean and comfy. Will come again.
John andJoanna Very nice stay. Weather very kind for the time of year. Lovely cottage everything we needed.
Connie, Theso and Annie We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Halcyon Cottage. The grounds are beautiful. Rich and Diana are a lovely couple and made us feel so welcome and they were very hospitable. We had Sunday lunch at The Cavalier Inn and the staff were very friendly. Took a trip to Bideford and Exeter. We will definitely be back again.
Dave, Bev, Zac and Jake Fantastic accommodation, spacious and great kitchen facilities. The surrounding grounds are brilliant and the children loved playing on the trampolines. The swimming pool was an added bonus for us and the childen. The location is ideal for short trips around Devon and Cornwall. Richard and Diana were informative and made us feel very welcome. Thank you. We’re looking forward to returning.
Tim Hughes I just wanted to say thank you for an excellent stay in North Devon. Your set-up at Stowford Lodge is first class and I am busy recommending your premises as an ideal holiday location. Thanks again for looking after us so well and best wishes to you all for continued sunshine and success.
The Williams-Jones Family Arrived and straight away we thought it was very well kept and comfortable.Lovely gardens. We have had an excellent easter break. Have all enjoyed our holiday. Will be back again next year.
The Dean Family Arrived after a good journey from Bedfordshire. Weather gorgeous. Cottage clean and welcoming.
The Beardsall Warm welcome, cottage lovely. We had a great time staying in Old Nog Cottage. Thanks to Rich and Di for letting us share their beautiful surroundings.
The Cobb Family Enjoyed our stay in the Old Nog and had fun in the ‘Sheep Dip’. Thanks Richard and Di for a lovely stay.
The Colemans Thanks to Richard and Di for being so friendly and helpful.
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery Beautiful surroundings. Well worth the long drive approach. We’ve had a great time-still so much more to do so will have to return !!
Mr and Mrs Smith Have had a lovely time visiting friends and sightseeing. We have been very lucky with the weather.
The Haskells We have made good use of the swimming pool every day. A lovely restful break.
The Hendersons Great short break in very comfortable and relaxing accommodation. Our 7 year old enjoyed the swimming pool-especially having it all to herself !! Thank you.
The O’Connels We find it easy to relax here
The Groves Loved the pool and grounds at the cottage. Swam everyday
The Edwards We have enjoyed our stay here this week – the children loved the open spaces to play and especially the swimming pool
The Waddingtons Really appreciated the “Sheep Dip” all week and enjoyed the tranquility of the cottage and our surroundings. Many, many thanks
The Foys We have had a lovely relaxing week here at Stowford
The Olivers Happy, relaxing stay – 3rd year here which must say something!!
The Simpsons The cottage and setting are lovely and the pool has been a real bonus – a lovely stay
The Searles We enjoyed this lovely cottage and were grateful for a warm welcome when we arrived. We had a heavenly time.
The Haskells A lovely restful break. Thank you.
The Chohan family Hospitality at it’s best
The Mitchell family What a delightful pool, what a delightful place. We’ve had a wonderful week, cottage very clean and cosy. Will recommend to our W.I. friends as they will love the Tarka Trail etc. Many thanks Rich and Di.
The Rees family We have had a wonderful stay. Would like to return.
The Winmill family An enjoyable, unpredictable week. Very peaceful here. Thank you both for such a lovely week with you at Stowford Lodge. A tranquil setting although the weather could have been kinder. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and enjoyed the pool too. Arthur misses it madly!!!!!
The Nisbetts Thanks for a lovely stay.
The Milhench family Arrived to a warm, informal and very imformative welcome from Di and Rich. We were very impressed with our accommodation. It was like home from home.
The Kean family Enjoyable holiday despite the mixed weather. Sorry to be leaving. Hope to return.
The Fox family Very sorry to be going home especially as the sun is shining this morning. Had a great time, roll on next year.
Daphne and Joan Stowford was a pleasent base for our varied points of interest in this part of North Devon. We had a very relaxing week in comfortable accommodation. Thank you.
Brenda and David Connor Thanks for a lovely week at Stowford Lodge and Old Nog Cottage suited us down to the ground-and the sheep dip proved to be a real plus. Really lucky with the weather- enjoyed RHS Rosemoor, Clovelly and the North Devon coast . Friday’s pannier market in Barnstaple is fun! Enjoyed our holiday.
The Sandersons Despite the weather we’ve had an enjoyable and relaxing family holiday. Made better by the knowledge that you have Old Nog to come back to.
The Cotton family Arrived today to warmest welcome we have ever had on holiday. Cottage is pucker as is the swimming pool and trampoline.
Mark Witt We had a very nice time at the Warren, it was easily the best accommodation we have had in the west country, and we have every intention of coming back in the future.
The Witt family Thanks Rich and Di for fabulous accommodation and very warm welcome – won’t hesitate in recommending Stowford Lodge to friends and family.
Helen Had a cracking holiday. Thanks so much. We will be back in a couple of years time, Grandson will enjoy play area and pool !
The Prince family We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Stowford, it’s been great. Love north devon.
The Guard family Lovely holiday. Hope to return next year as accommodation is A1 and ideal!
The Johnsons Lovely cottage with great play area for children. Stowford Lodge has been great too. Would love to come again sometime. Thank you.
The Liversidge family We have really enjoyed our stay at Stowford Lodge again. We are sure to visit again soon. Thank you Rich and Di for making us so welcome again.
Tha Hamers We have had a very enjoyable week. Highlights for children beach horse riding from Mullacott near Ilfracombe.
Kathryn I hope I can come to stay again next year.
The O’Connells Thank you Di and Rich for making the cottage so cosy and welcoming. We totally relax here. We will be back.
The Braziers A perfect 3 day break. A warm welcome from Rich and Di. A charming and comfortable cottage. Wonderful countryside, fantastic Tarka trail. Continuous sunshine and beautiful flowers on our table. Very much appreciated. Many thanks to you all.
The Lunnons The cottage is beautifully clean as always. Thank you once again Rich and Di for making us very welcome. We have had a great week. It has flown by and we’re looking forward to seeing North Devon again in September. See you then!
Dr. Bridger Rich and Di are very friendly and helpful and the garden is lovely
Florence Hughes Rich and Di have been wonderful hosts. We hope all who follow us have as enjoyable a holiday as we have and we will be recommending a holiday here to all our friends.
The Traceys Weather has been glorious. The cottage is excellent with plenty for the children to do.
The Nightingales Made to feel very welcome. It’s a beautiful area and place. So many animals.
The Woodleys Beautiful sunny day. Fed Whitty and the chickens. What a wonderful stay.
The Singletons This is one of the nicest cottages we’ve stayed in. Very comfortable with plenty of space. Boys have enjoyed the pool. Great weather, very relaxing with odd bursts of activity. Good holiday.
The Berneys Cottage and surroundings beautiful. Very impressed, will return again next year. Beautiful location and child friendly.
The Sparrows We have enjoyed a lovely stay in a delightful, very peaceful spot.
The Jones’ We have loved our stay and we know what we mean by saying that Stowford Lodge is a recommended stay.
Kim The cottage is really fun, I’d like to live here.
The Armours We were very impressed by the cottage (the best we have ever stayed in!) Shaun and Kim love the pool, play area and cottage. We have been impressed by how much was in the cottage.
The O’Connells The week has flown by. We have thoroughly enjoyed it here. See you again.
The Olivers Don’t miss the walk along the Tarka Trail. As oldies we mourned the loss of the railway but the track bed has been put to good use. This holiday home has been so convenient, both inside and for outings and comfortable. We shall happily come again (if old age permits.)
The Oakleys A great holiday, we will be back with the family.
The Haynes Lovely setting and cottage will definitely come back to Devon-lots more to explore.
The Dorans A lovely visit and very warm welcome. I’m sure we’ll be back.
The Lunnons We have had a wonderful week.
The Grants Had lovely accommodation here at Stowford Lodge. Best in the area as we’ve stayed in quite a few places in the past few years.
The Clements We have had a good time in spite of the weather. Di and Rich are very good hosts – will recommend Stowford Lodge to our family.
The Guests Had a fantastic week. Just chilled out nicely. Heaven in a barn – definitely.
The Connors Our children have especially enjoyed the sheep dip and huge garden and they’ve enjoyed meeting the animals.
The Vickers/ Giffiths’ Pool been lovely all week – we’ve really enjoyed it. Thanks for a lovely family holiday. We had a great time.
The Robinsons Have all had a really good time enjoyed the pool and gardens and found the cottage cosy and comfortable, well equipped and hope to be back. Thank you Rich and Di.
The Smiths Stowford Lodge has everything you need – a home away from home in a lovely part of the country.
Mr. and Mrs. McAnsh Everything we expected and more. Fab place to stay. We must come again.
The Jacksons The cottage has been fantastic and very comfortable with everything we needed. It’s a great place to explore North Devon and then come back for a relaxing time. Hope to be back sometime in the future.
The Brownlies This cottage has proved ideal. We certainly live in a beautiful country. Richard and Diana have been very welcoming.
The Woods Many thanks for a fantastic 2 weeks at one of our favourite holiday venues-see you in 3 years!
The Cookes Packed our bags reluctantly after a very enjoyable fortnight made all the better by our cottage and hospitality. The pool and outside play area and field etc. are a great bonus which you would struggle to match elsewhere.
The Liversidges We have had a lovely stay at Stowford Lodge. The Old Nog Cottage is gorgeous and we have felt very at home. Stowford Lodge provides the ideal base to explore the North Devon area. There is lots to do. The amenities at Stowford Lodge make it a very enjoyable stay.
The Hayes family Great holiday thanks so much Di, Rich and Eddie for your great hospitality and for all your kindness and friendliness. It’s a great place and we’ll be back
The Grahams We have completely relaxed and thoroughly enjoyed doing nothing much at all. Anna doesn’t want to leave. An amazing array of wildlife; birds, bats flying passed the window. Dodger has never had so many walks. Certainly a place to completely relax and unwind. Thank you for a fantastic week.
The Squires Very nice stay; quiet and peaceful . The swimming pool was great. Would love to come again sometime. Thank you.
The Lunnons Lovely week away from it all. Nice weather again. Will be back in the Spring.
The Womersleys We’ve had a wonderful few days here at Stowford. Will recommend it to friends
The Whittinghams A truly beautiful place. We’ve had a wonderful relaxing weekend. We’ll be back.
The Willcoxes None of us feel ready to leave. We’ve had such a lovely time in this beautiful part of the country. A big thank you to Diana and Richard for making us so welcome in their excellent accommodation.
The Tathams The perfect place for my 60th Birthday family western style weekend. Stowford Lodge (ranch for the weekend) was everything and more for the whole family. A memorable experience. Guess we’ll just have to take over the 4 cottages again for another celebration. Thanks a lot.
The O’Neils It was like arriving home from home to us as we have been here many times over the years. Indeed the improvements made to the place have simply added to a wonderful place to stay. Will recommend it to all our friends and family.
The Bradleys The layout of the cottages is just what we needed for the family get – together, the grounds too. We appreciated having the dogs with us and the crackers and Christmas trees Di and Rich left in the cottages and flowers, nice touch.
The Underwood gang It’s been a great place. Thanks.”Everyone’s said how fab all the cottages are”. The best new year ever !
The Giffen family Lovely, comfortable, cosy cottage. The kids just want to stay here and go in the ‘sheep dip’ . The pool is delightful – like a swimming pool in your front room!
Kirsty The pool is cool and my bedroom is warm on the top floor.
Zoe I love everything here and want to stay for a whole month. Trampoline is great.
Paula and Sheri The Old Nog Cottage is wonderful, with its truly country cottage homely feel. The views surrounding Stowford Lodge are breathtaking and to die for. You’ve made us so welcome that we’re bound to be back. Thank you so much for allowing us to share your little piece of Heaven.
The Hollingsheads We have thoroughly enjoyed every day including our accommodation at Old Nog Cottage. We have been most contented and very comfortable – we shall be back again soon.