Guest Comments

  1. There is nothing more that we can add to the to the many comments on this lovely old cottage, except if we are ever coming to the area again on holiday this will be our first choice for accommodation.

    Scottish Borders September 2022

  2. Best cottage I've ever stayed in. Couldn't fault it. Thanks for the complimentary items. Thanks again.

    Aberdeenshire August 2022

  3. We had a wonderful stay. The cottage is lovely and so well equipped, thank you. We and our boys have had a fantastic week. Really fun and relaxing.

    England August 2022

  4. Such a lovely peaceful stay. The cleanest, best equipped cottage we've stayed in. The girls loved all the toys and didn't want to go home.

    Sussex August 2022

  5. it's been great to return for our third stay. We've been so comfortable. Thank you for such a clean and pretty cottage and all of the goodies.

    England August 2022

  6. Thank you so much Catherine and Charles for your charming hospitality. Our stay once again was wonderful. Your cosy and comfortable cottage had all the necessities plus many more extras. Our stay was beyond expectation.

    California, USA July 2022

  7. Another wonderful stay. Such a home from home. Very appreciative of everything that's provided.

    England July 2022

  8. Another great stay. Looking forward to seeing you both at Christmas and Summer 2023.

    Sussex june 2022

  9. Thank you for a lovely week. Always such a nice stay, we will be back.

    England May 2022

  10. One of the best places we've stayed in. Many things here, gone above and beyond in the provisions, so comfortable and relaxing. Thank you.

    England May 2022

  11. Thanks again for a wonderful warm welcome. This definitely our favourite place to stay and can't wait to come back.

    England April 2022

  12. Thank you so much for a fab stay. We loved everything and will try to come back again.

    Sussex April 2022

  13. We enjoyed our stay in your beautiful old cottage. Such a warm welcome and generous provisions. Beautifully clean. Delicious eggs! So peaceful here. Fresh flowers much appreciated too.

    Kent April 2022

  14. Been staying here for 10 years now and it gets better every time. In 2009 my parents brought me here, in 2018 I got ready for my wedding here and in 2022 I brought my daughter here. Thank you Catherine.

    Australia March 2022

  15. We enjoyed our stay in spite of storm Eunice. The cottage well deserves a 5 star rating with everything provided of the highest standard. Thank you Catherine for the much appreciated welcome pack and extra treats. Every room is immaculate and tastefully furnished. Thank you.

    York February 2022

  16. Welcoming introduction to Catherine's home. Absolutely beautiful cottage for my birthday weekend. Extra touches, so lovely of Catherine. Thank you, we'd love to come back again.

    England February 2022

  17. Thoroughly enjoyed our weekend break in your beautiful cottage. It really is a home from home property and the additional touches are very kind and thoughtful

    England November 2021

  18. An amazing stay once again!!
    The cottage is fantastic and the added extrs are fantastic. You get so much more than what is expected, you go above and beyond for your guests. Looking forward to our next visit x x

    England November 2021

  19. Really enjoyed our stay, everything that could be said has been written many time. We would highly recommend this beautiful cottage. The awards and certificates thoroughly deserved!!

    Cheshire September 2021

  20. The cottage alone is unique and very special with an immense amount of character and appeal
    It was charming, heart warming, incredibly peaceful and relaxing leaving us with the knowledge that we shall return repeatedly on future occasions
    The facilities included would satisfy EVERY segment of visitor from single person, couple ,family and multi generation family. The hosts are very friendly and very helpful and were far over and above any needs. Thank you so much for an amazing experience

    England September 2021

  21. Thank you for a fantastic stay. Everything we could have wanted was here - and more!! We really appreciated all the extras and the eggs were delicious x x

    England September 2021

  22. Exceeded all expectations. Very enjoyable stay. Thank you for providing so much to make us welcome

    Derbyshire August 2021

  23. Thank you for having us to stay in your beautiful cottage. We enjoyed the peace and quiet.
    Thank you for all the 'goodies' we loved the fresh eggs for breakfast

    Hampshire August 2021

  24. Thank you for a wonderful stay.
    The cottage is well equipped and completely immaculate. We really feel at home here

    Northumberland August 2021

  25. Beautiful. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The peace and quiet and beautiful countryside was just what the doctor ordered. The cottage is amazing. We appreciated the warm welcome
    Some beautiful walks nearby. Would love to return. Many, many thanks x x

    England July 2021

  26. What can I say !! What an amazing stay. So peaceful. Cottage very well equipped. Will look forward to coming back

    Gateshead June 2021

  27. Thoroughly enjoyed our 4 night stay at the cottage. It was so relaxing. Surrounding area picturesque. Appreciated all the nice touches in the cottage.

    England June 2021

  28. Thank you Catherine and Charles
    Wonderful walks around the area
    See you at Christmas

    Sussex June 2021

  29. Lovely stay in a very well equipped and comfortable cottage
    Thanks for a lovely and very generous welcome

    Glasgow Scotland May 2021

  30. Absolutely lovely cottage in gorgeous setting
    I was grateful and impressed with all that was provided for our little one. Above and beyond in so many areas Thank you x

    England May 2021

  31. This cottage is a gem. We had a lovely 2 night stay. The cottage has everything you could possibly want and need and the welcome pack was amazing, such a lovely addition to the stay. We will definitely be looking to book again in the future

    Oxfordshire May 2021

  32. Wow!, wow!, wow! amazing!
    You couldn't ask for anything more. Home from Home
    Catherine and Charles have gone above and beyond to make sure you want for nothing

    Coventry October 2020

  33. Thank you for the lovely welcome and the beautiful cottage you should be proud of - enjoyed the walks and the scenery and although we are only a small distance away it was tranquil and would love to come back in the future

    East Yorkshire September2020

  34. A wonderful start to our Silver Wedding Anniversary
    Beautiful cottage, you go way over and beyond
    Thank you so much

    England September 2020

  35. A lovely stay.
    Great walks, lovely cottage. Immaculate and very well stocked !Thank you!

    London September 2020

  36. Another lovely stay at a welcoming cottage. Catherine is a kind and generous host and everything is catered for
    We hope to visit again

    London September 2020

  37. Thank you for such a wonderfullittle holiday to end the summer
    Spacious, clean and charming animals, we loved the goose. The welcome pack was overly generous but very much appreciated. We will be sure to spread the word about this little gem amongst family and friends. Thanks again x

    South Shields Tyne and Wear August 2020

  38. Thank you Catherine and Charles for a lovely stay in your cottage
    The tranquility is especially welcome, coming as we do from the city
    Also how great to have a decent friendly pub on our doorstep

    Hull England August 2020

  39. We are back for the third year in a row A fantastic holiday again. Love coming and we will be coming back again

    England August 2020

  40. Thank you so much for the warm welcome. We had everything we needed and more. It felt like nothing was too much trouble during the booking process and we will definitely return

    England August 2020

  41. The cottage is very pretty. Came into the cottage and couldn't believe how clean, neat and tidy it was. Scenery is amazing. Thank you so much for catering for us. Hopefully will be back again.

    Hull England August 2020

  42. Thank you for a wonderful stay and for the lovely welcome. Thank you for the goodies. It is really beautiful and restful here

    England 2020

  43. Our first time here and certainly not our last. We have had a lovely time here in your beautiful cottage. Thank you for your warm welcome. We enjoyed the friendly animals and we look forward to seeing you all again soon

    Brentwood, Essex July 2020

  44. Enjoyed by all from the 10 year old to the 92 year old 'queen' of our party
    4 nights is just not long enough

    England 2019

  45. Thank you once again for a lovely time. We look forward to coming again next year. The kids loved the Alpacas, geese and sheep

    England December 2019

  46. Thanks once again - we always love this place - twice a year for 9 great years now
    See you in July 2020

    Shrewsbury December 2019

  47. Thank you Catherine and Charles for making us feel so welcome in your cosy well equipped cottage. A great find for us. We hope to be back soon

    England November 2019

  48. Thank you Catherine for a wonderful 2 night stay at your cottage.
    Beautiful cottage, clean, comfortable, well equipped and quiet
    Thank you for the generous welcome pack

    Llandudno North Wales November 2019

  49. We have stayed here quite a few times and just love the cottage and the village. Everything you need is here. Such a wonderful fabulous place to stay. Peaceful!! x x

    Musselburgh, Scotland October 2019

  50. Fantastic location, superb accommodation and absolutely everything we needed for an extended weekend break. The cottage is ideally suited for walking, we did the Denby Dale circular route (you can walk this from the cottage) visiting many of the local attractions. We had a family gathering at Elsecar Heritage Centre which is well worth a visit (free entry). On top of all this is the icing on the cake – all the provisions that Catherine so thoughtfully provided, truly amazing. We hope to return in the future and will definitely be recommending to our friends.

    Basingstoke September 2019

  51. Could not have asked for better accommodation!!! What an excellent little find! Such a beautifully laid out cottage, so cosy and spacious with everything you could ever want or need. Such wonderful home from home. We felt very welcomed by both Catherine and Charles and was in shock with the welcome hamper, such a delightful touch. The Yummy Yorkshire ice-cream parlour was fantastic, as was The George pub with tasty pies and pizzas. Our girls really appreciated all the indoor, outdoor and bath toys. We got lucky with all the weather and had a lovely walk doing the Denby and Cumberworth circular. The only downside was that we only stayed two nights when we all wanted longer. Thank you so much excellent value for money. Can’t wait to come back.

    Nottinghamshire September 2019

  52. Thank you for a fantastic stay in your spotless cottage. Our young girls loved looking at the animals and all the hospitality you showed us. We enjoyed exploring the local area with family. We will be back in the future.

    London September 2019

  53. A lovely relaxing stay in this cottage. Our daughters loved the animals and in particularly the horses. Thank you for the lovely stay and all you provided for our baby girls.

    Wales August 2019

  54. One of Denby’s most hidden treasures! Thanks again for looking after us and thinking of everything.

    Yorkshire August 2019

  55. Usual wonderful hospitality. What a joy being here. Wanted for nothing.

    Devon July 2019

  56. A wonderful weekend, it’s hard to leave this beautiful place! x

    Devon July 2019

  57. This is our third visit, once again very welcome together with a fabulous welcome pack. The cottage has everything one needs. Lovely surroundings, animals are great. Thanks again Catherine and Charles for a lovely relaxing stay.

    England June 2019

  58. We have really enjoyed our stay in your beautiful cottage. The view is wonderful and the kids loved seeing the animals. It has been great to be able to take such scenic walks right from the cottage. Thank you for the personal touches – the food, fresh eggs and everything. We hope to come back next time we are in the country.

    America June 2019

  59. Thank you so much for a lovely stay in your beautify and very well equipped cottage. We had a wonderful week which has passed by far too quickly. We look forward to returning again in the future.

    England May 2019

  60. We couldn’t have enjoyed our stay any more. Thank you very much, pie and peas at The George is a must. See you again.

    England May 2019

  61. Thank you so much for the lovely stay. We didn’t want to leave it. It was home from home and we love the animals. See you again.

    Bournemouth April 2019

  62. We have had such a lovely stay in the cottage. Absolute luxury and we love the animals and the fresh eggs! Kids loved the toys and the garden. We will definitely be back. Thanks so much.

    Manchester April 2019

  63. Another lovely week. Thank you for the welcome and making it so comfortable.

    England March 2019

  64. Lovely cottage! Had a fabulous stay for a family wedding. Really enjoyed having a chat with Catherine and Charles.

    Cleveland February 2019

  65. Another absolutely brilliant weekend away here. The cottage still relaxes us every time we come. Still the very high standard and the welcome pack is amazing. Thank you, looking forward to our returning visit in February.

    England November 2018

  66. Lovely cottage, lovely surroundings and we love the animals. Everything you could think of was provided.

    England November 2018

  67. Thank you for such a lovely stay, the cottage is very well equipped and spotless. We will definitely be returning.

    England October 2018

  68. Fabulous! What a lovely place to spend 4 days.Far exceeded our expectations. Beautifully presented, tastefully decorated, extremely well equipped and in fab location. Will definitely aim to return. Many thanks.

    Birmingham September 2018

  69. As always a very enjoyable stay in your lovely cottage. Love the new lounge suite and other new touches. The animals have kept us entertained. Thank you.

    Lancashire September 2018

  70. The cottage was immaculate and very spacious. We were impressed with everything including all the toys and books to keep the kids occupied. The welcome pack was an added bonus and lovely touch. We will definitely be back and recommend it to friends and family. Thank you.

    England August 2018

  71. The cottage exceeded our expectations. Everything was thought of. The children loved the garden, toys and games. Such a home from home. Thank you for having us.

    Southampton August 2018

  72. We couldn't have wished for a better place to stay. What an immaculate cottage - so clean and with absolutely everything you should possibly need. we will most definitely be staying again. THANK YOU!!!!

    England August 2018

  73. What can we say. Yet another enjoyable holiday in lovely peaceful surroundings. Cottage perfect, definitely will be back for a 2 week stay.

    Bristol June 2018

  74. A deightful cottage and setting. Attention to detail was most appreciated.

    England June 2018

  75. Thank you so much for the most beautiful stay. We enjoyed every moment, especially the personal touch. We hope to be back again soon.

    Manchester May 2018

  76. Simply perfect in every way. We loved the animals. Would love to come back.

    England May 2018

  77. What can I say? Another chilled out break in an amazing place. Thank you Catherine, Charles and the girls.

    Scotland April 2018

  78. Absolutely amazing cottage. Beautiful view and loved waking up to all the animals. Cottage was equipped with more than expected. Will definitely be returning again in the summer. Thanks so much for the hospitality. Your cottage is amazing. Thanks from us all.

    England April 2018

  79. Once again we had a wonderful stay. Thank you for the lovely welcome pack, especially the delicious eggs. We had everything we needed to entertain family. Can't wait to come back again.

    Sussex March 2018

  80. Lovely cottage, everything provided that one would need. Our 21 month old loved playing with the toys. Next time will be for longer.

    England February 2018

  81. Thank you Catherine for such a lovely stay. We have not yet stayed in such a clean and well equipped cottage before. What a lovely couple of days of relaxing and rest. Highly recommended and we are certain to visit again

    England February 2018

  82. Our 3rd weekend here in 3 years and we love it. The best cottage we have ever stayed in. Everything you could need is supplied. We will be back soon.

    England November 2017

  83. We've had a great stay in your cottage again this year. It is so welcoming and well equipped. We enjoyed visits to local farm shops and cafes. The weather has been a bit hit and miss but has not spoiled anything for us. We love watching the animals from the window. Hope to come back next year

    Lancashire September 2017

  84. We said we would be back. It took 10 years and 3 months but we made it and we'll be back again. Thank you Catherine and Charles for another beautiful, restful week.

    Tasmania September 2017

  85. Thank you so much for providing the perfect base for our holiday. Amazing cottage and the kids loved it. Can't thank you enough. We will be back!

    Scarborough August 2017

  86. Wonderful cottage - everything catered for. Kids loved the toys and we even got to sit in the garden in the sun xxx

    England August 2017

  87. We've had a fantastic stay! The kids have loved their holiday home and all the things you provided were wonderful. Thank you! We'll be back next year x

    Basingstoke August 2017

  88. Thank you so much. It is a marvelous place to stay and visit the North of England.It was absolutely perfect for our holidays. Thank you for your grocery pack

    France July 2017

  89. Simply "ditto, "ditto", "ditto"to everything that has been written before.Catherine greeted us with newly laid eggs, freshly picked strawberries and a vase of glorious sunflowers and a better stocked larder than we have at home! We all had a wonderful stay in this beautiful cottage, the first of many we hope. Thank you Catherine and Charles x

    London and Essex July 2017

  90. Beautiful cottage, wonderful welcome pack! Every tiny detail thought of. Thank you for a relaxing break, we hope very much to come again.

    East Sussex July 2017

  91. A very warm welcome upon arrival with a very generous welcome pack. Cottage immaculate in beautiful surroundings. Very relaxing and comfortable. We will definitely be back for a longer stay

    Bristol July 2017

  92. Fabulous cottage with everything you could possibly need and more! Lovely welcome, Will hopefully come back again soon. Thanks

    Lancashire February 2017

  93. We never stop loving this cottage - will continue to keep coming as long as we can. Thanks again.

    Shrewsbury December 2016

  94. Excellent value, lovely location. Cottage feels really homely. Welcome pack was a lovely surprise. We're looking at our calendars for a return visit.

    England October 2016

  95. One of the best cottages we have ever stayed in - absolutely everything has been thought of to make our stay perfect. Thank you

    Canada October 2016

  96. Wonderful. We were greeted with a true warm Denby welcome. We felt very settled here with many good memories of long ago came flooding back. We look forward to returning in November and next year. Now we have found you we can't keep away.

    Sussex October 2016

  97. Travelling with little kids is never easy but the little extras and thought that you have obviously given makes life a little easier! A very comfortable stay and many thanks for the chocs and coffee!!

    England September 2016

  98. Having stayed in many cottages over the years this is truely the best. Three generations were fabulously catered for.

    England September 2016

  99. Thank you for a fantastic stay and thank you for the eggs, they were lovely! We will be back! Thank you

    England August 2016

  100. Thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful cottage and also your hospitality. Lovely to meet you all and all your animals. Definately coming back.

    Sussex August 2016

  101. Thank you for a fantastic break. A lovely cottage that was perfect for our needs.We will be back.

    New Zealand 2016

  102. The cottage is perfect. Everything has been thought of. It is so comfortable. Probably the nicest self catering we have ever stayed in and we do a lot of travel.

    Australia July 2017

  103. Once again the best stay. It was only a short stay this time but once again the best cottage to be at. Love the surroundings and the walks. Thanks again in ensuring everything was perfect for our arrival and stay.

    Australia June 2016

  104. We're back! Yet again a lovely stay! The little extras make this a home from home only better. Thank you.

    England June 2016

  105. Thank you for such a wonderful cottage and welcome. It has made my 40th birthday even more special to stay in such a beautiful cottage. We will definately be back. x

    The Wirral June 2016

  106. Thank you very much for a lovely stay. We had everything we could have wished for and more.

    Nottingham May 2016

  107. This cottage is the best we have ever stayed in, Beautiful and quiet. Very welcoming. Thank you for the lovely welcome pack and for the birthday card. We'd love to come again.

    Midlands May 2016

  108. How lucky we were to pick Manor Farm Cottage. Wonderful welcome and hospitality beyond any expectations. Thank you and may it always be booked out.

    Melbourne, Australia April 2016

  109. The cottage made our holiday! We loved to wake up in the morning to see all the animals and on our evening return. Thank you to our wonderful hosts. Our son Jack will not forget the fun he had pretending to be a farmer. Thank you for the lovely welcome pack and friendly welcome Lovely cottage.

    Perth, Australia April 2016

  110. Lovely cottage - been to many before but this is the best welcome pack we've had! Grandchildren loved all the toys. Definately will be back again.

    East Sussex April 2016

  111. Lovely cosy stay. Great welcome pack. The George is a great pub with nice pies.

    London March 2016

  112. We have had a really wonderful time here. The cottage is toasty, cozy and gorgeous and the perfect place to see in the New Year. Thank you Catherine and Charles.

    Scotland December 2015

  113. Fantastic cottage, perfect renovation. Well Done ! Thank you for thinking of all the @little@ things that make for a big difference. Much appreciated. The homemade parkin was delicious and so thoughtful. Will definately recommend

    USA November 2015

  114. We all had a fantastic time and have loved our stay at Manor Farm.We visited Eureka, a local soft play centre, The Media Museum and the Foxglove Pub. All of which were brilliant. We'll be back and will be recomending the cottage to friends and family.

    Hampshire 30th October 2015

  115. Absolutely Fantastic stay. Cottage was spotless and had everything we needed. Loved the welcome pack. The area is fantastic and the cottage was a wonderful sight after 7 hours of walking!! Lovely hosts and we enjoyed the Pie and pint in The Goerge. Will be back and highly recommend.

    Liverpool 26th October 2015

  116. We have had a fantastic time, don't want to leave! The children LOVED the toys and their bedroom. Thank you for making us feel very welcome and relaxed

    Cheshire 18th October 2015

  117. WOW! What a beautiful cottage! Hospitality second to none. Have already recommended to family. Will be back for sure! Thank you

    Kent 11th October 2015

  118. Catherine, you have a beautiful cottage!! Your welcome was warm and your hospitality extremely generous. The Alpacas, sheep and hens brought a smile to my face each morning. Home from home, Many thanks

    Yorkshire 9th October 2015

  119. Lovely little cottage, great oudoor space. All the little extras were a lovely treat too. Catherine is very accommodating. The only problem was it wasn't long enough. We will be back A*A*A*A*A*

    Lancashire 3rd October 2015

  120. We have had a fantastic stay. It was a last minute booking. Catherine was lovely, the cottage is beautiful and love how everything has been thought of and catered for. Thank you so much

    Peterborough 27th September 2015

  121. This has to be the best cottage we have ever stayed at. Fabulous welcome pack, friendly people in beautiful surroundings. Will definately be back. Thanks.

    Kidderminster 18th September 2015

  122. Once again we had a lovely week in Upper Denby thanks to our excellent and generous hosts, Catherine and Charles. We have been very comfortable in the cottage and wanted for nothing. Would love to know the history of it and intend to do a bit of research on our return home. Hope to come again next year.

    Lancashire 7th September 2015

  123. Don't know where to start. Welcome - half a dozen eggs, strawberries etc. First time here. Brilliant will be back. The George Pub has not changed since Boxing Day Hunt 1969!!!! Pie and peas brilliant - walk around Langsett reservoir - Holmfirth, Marsden Canal, so much to see and do. Thank you.

    London 21st August 2015

  124. Once again we were met with a wonderful welcome. Cottage is spotless and has everything you could possibly need. The little alpaca is my new best friend. Would love to visit again.

    17th August 2015

  125. Perfect weekend in this beautiful cottage.Everything we needed was here. The children have made some animal friends that they will remember for a long time. We will definately be returning to this gorgeous place again. Longer next time though . Thank you.

    5th June 2015

  126. Fantastic reception - as usual. Everything 5 star. Thank you again.

    31st March 2015

  127. What an amazing cottage. A fabulous home from home where everything is thought of. Thank you so much. Hope you are available when we next visit the family!

    Scotland 28th March 2015

  128. Another very comfortable week. Eggs were beautiful, plenty of sun, couldn't have been better. Thank you

    Rochford 21st March 2015

  129. Once again, fantastic reception - fantastic place to spend a week. Beautiful, tranquil area. Lovely fresh eggs. Thank you for everything.

    February 22nd 2015

  130. Our fourth stay in our 'Yorkshire home'! Thank you once again for a relaxing, comfortable stay. We are always so happy here.

    Kent 15th February 2015

  131. Fantastic cottage and great welcome. Enjoyed our 4 weeks here. Pie and Peas in the George is a great way to spend an evening. As is, infront of the fire while it snows outside. This place has been a real highlight of our trip and would recommend to all. If ever we come back to the UK this will be the first on our list of places to stay.
    The boys enjoyed the animals and the sledge and insist on a 5 star rating.

    Queensland Australia 12th December 2014

  132. Fabulous and cosy, we have really felt at home here. The welcome basket was such a lovely surprise! Greeting the wildlife every morning has made us feel like we’re really in the country. Especially love the alpacas. Plenty of nearby trials to get lost in – literally!!! Will defiantly be spreading the secret of this beautiful spacious cottage. Thank you very much for giving us a slice of country life. We will definitely be back. Home Sweet Home.

    Cheshire 31st October 2014.

  133. Amazing cottage, felt at home. Will be back again very soon. Really enjoyed the wholesome eggs.

    28th August 2014.

  134. Again a lovely cottage stay, we will return again and again and again. Thanks.

    21st March 2014.

  135. Not surprisingly we had a very enjoyable stay at this charming 17th century cottage. Our grandson was just obsessed with all the animals. Can’t say enough about how lovely this little spot is – so quiet, so welcoming.

    Birmingham 11th August. 2013

  136. What a fabulous time we had. The sun has shone in Yorkshire for an entire week. The cottage and garden have been perfect for us. Hope we can visit again.

    July 2013.

  137. Thank you very much for sharing your beautiful cottage with us. Not only did we appreciate its charm but the comfort was amazing. Thank you for all you did for us and hopefully one day we will be back to stay! It really is a hard place to leave.

    California, USA June 2013.