Our Visitor Book

A wonderful stay, lovely cottage, excellent location and, surprisingly, fine weather for outside activity, thank you.
Philip and Lbi  – Hayling Island

What a fantastic little cottage – We have enjoyed some lovely walks and will certainly return to explore more, thanks, John.
Alan and Paula – Lincoln

We loved the cottage and the town of Bakewell –We will definitely be returning, there is so much to do and see in the area.
Hanna, Dan and Perran – London

Perfect location and lovely cosy cottage – John has been a friendly and helpful host – We’ve had a brilliant time walking and trying many Bakewell puddings! – Highly recommend a pizza and a Pint at the  Thornbridge Taproom – Thank you for a great mini-break.
Charlotte and Tim – Exeter

Fantastic few days in Bakewell – Cottage is perfect, lovely and cosy and great location – Thank you, John, for your recommendation to visit Castleton and your warm welcome, we look forward to returning!
Chris and Sophie – Bristol

A lovely stay in a cosy cottage – It was so good to on walks directly from the cottage and leave the car behind.
Keith and Sylvia – Cambridge

Cute and pretty on the outside, cosy and comfortable on the inside! – Ideal location – We all enjoyed the delightful Bakewell and staying in the cottage – A very relaxing short break. Cheers!
Jennifer, Trevor and Harley – Stockport

Fine walking weather and cosy cottage = Lovely weekend, thank you.
The Simpsons – Sleaford

Beautiful cottage, perfect little getaway, walking through the dales, Otto loved it!! – Bakewell is brilliant… as is John! Thanks
Duane and Brooke + Otto – Derby  

Lovely cottage in a great location, welcoming hosts, we will definitely be back and will recommend to friends
Richard and Clare – Northampton

Dear John, Thank you for your hospitality, it’s a lovely place and we appreciated your attention to every detail inside and outside

Alex and Tina – London

A most enjoyable stay in this great cottage with outstanding scenery on the doorstep – We will be back in 2020 for more walking and relaxing here in Bakewell

Jill and Alan – Stockton on Tees

Thanks, John, a perfect short stay with ‘food heaven’ only a few minutes walk away!!

Michael and Tracey – Dunstable 

A beautiful, cosy little cottage with everything you could possibly need…a real ‘home from home’ – fantastic walks to Lathkill Dale and a superb meal at the local pub The Manners – Thank you so much

Chris, Abbie and Rancho – UK

STUNNING !!…and we don’t just mean John’s trousers – Gratius tibi agimus

John and Nicola – Dublin

Lovely sunny week again !! – we love this cottage, taking the dog home for a rest…we always manage to find new things to do and sights to see…very comfy, we will be back
Helen and David – Birmingham

Thank you John and Moira for a great stay, the cottage is lovely and in a great location. Pub quiz at The Queens Arms, we lost but the locals are so friendly – We hope to be back in the future
Raphael and Joanna – London

Lovely cottage with great hosts.  Bakewell is lovely and a good base to explore the Peak District.

We had a lovely meal at The Manners, we will be back
John and Gwenno – Anglesey

Our second stay in this lovely cottage – Even the weather didn’t dampen our spirits! Thank you for a perfect break
Tony and Julia – Nottingham

Our second stay too!  Another lovely few days exploring the area, thank you so much
Caroline and Russ – Hampshire

Many thanks, our third visit. More sightseeing than walking this time – Again a most enjoyable stay at the cottage and town
Ron and Margaret – Cambridge

We had a wonderful time, an idyllic cottage within an outstanding area – Plenty of fun things to do – if you are ever stuck John is always willing to help with great local recommendations. Thank you for a lovely stay, a welcome break from work
Stefano and Grace – Surrey

Another lovely week in Barn Cottage – Thank you John and Moira for your kind hospitality as always –    Everything as comfortable as ever and thank you John for all the information of lovely walks in the  area – We had a wonderful day at the RHS Chatsworth flower show also Thornbridge Hall gardens, a lovely find xx
Sue and Keith – Epping Essex

Lovely week here, we hope to visit again.  No car and perfect location for us, everything so accessible. We sketched the beautiful countryside and learnt more about Keith’s ancestors who owned the Marble Works now the Woodyard restaurant in circa 1900 – Thank you!!
Pam and Keith – London

We love Barn Cottage!! – Thank you John and Moira for making our stay so comfortable. The rain held off and we visited Arbor Low, the Nine Ladies, Eyam and every pub in Bakewell!!
We had a delicious takeaway from Raja’s, we hope to be back again soon xx
Esther and Phil – Kidderminster

What a wonderful place !! – John and Moira are utterly fab hosts and filled with the knowledge of the local area – Fantastic stay, we will be back soon xx
Emily and Alex – Oxfordshire

Beautiful cottage, perfect little getaway, walking through the dales, Otto loved it!! – Bakewell is brilliant… as is John! Thanks.
Duane and Brooke + Otto – Derby