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Woodforde Cottage Pet-Friendly Cottage in Babcary, Somerset

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sleeps 4
2 rooms
1 bathroom

Woodforde Cottage Pet-Friendly Cottage description

Holiday home
Woodforde Cottage is an 18th Century, stone terraced cottage in the Somerset village of Babcary. The cottage can sleep four people in one double bedroom and one twin with a family bathroom. The cottage also contains a fitted kitchen and a sitting room with a dining area and an open fire. Outside the cottage is roadside parking and an enclosed garden. With the beautiful Somerset countryside close by, Woodforde Cottage is perfectly located for discovering this part of the country.

Babcary is a village just off the old Roman Fosse Way, 7 miles from Castle Carey. The glorious Somerset countryside is all around, offering plentiful walks and rambles whilst there are numerous National Trust properties and places of interest to visit nearby.

Somerset offers 3 areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the Quantock, Mendip and Blackdown Hills. Lose yourself in the glory of nature, take a ride on a steam train, visit a traditional farmers' market or explore your mystical side at Glastonbury.

Night storage heating downstairs with electric fires upstairs and open fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, TV, DVD, library of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking outside property. Enclosed front and rear garden. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Village pub 3 mins walk, shop 1 mile. Note: Steep stairs, may not be suitable for the infirm.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Near pub

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Mrs Jones
July 2015
A beautiful Cottage in a lovely little village. The Cottage has everything you need, with a good sized kitchen and a comfortable sitting room. Would love to return.
Mrs Gracey
May 2015
Liked the quietness and the lovely unspoilt cottage, the location was perfect.
Mrs Jackson
May 2014
It was a beautiful cottage, very well equipped, in a lovely part of the country.
Ms Allaker
April 2015
It was quaint and cosy with everything I could wish for as an escape.
Mrs Appel
April 2014
Cosy country cottage in beautiful country village setting. Character property with beams, lovely open fire and cosy bedrooms. Good selection of books and games. Pretty front garden.
Mrs Hinton
October 2013
Peace and quiet. Friendly neighbours. Lots of areas to walk. Loved watching the bats at nights. The cottage had everything you could ask for.
Ms Elliott
November 2012
Lovely old cottage with a comfortable, lived in feel. Walking distance to the local pub. Good range of leaflets.
Mrs Day
September 2013
The owner had provided kindling, logs and coal for the fire which we enjoyed. The cottage had plenty of hot water, and was clean, and in a good condition. The kitchen was very well equipped, and we made good use of it. We loved the village, and the neighbours were very friendly and helpful. We had a great time.
Mr Logan
July 2012
We are from Australia and loved being able to stay in a cottage in an English village, something we have wanted to do for a long time. This cottage was very comfortable, very cosy and everything in it worked beautifully. I enjoyed cooking our breakfast each morning on the Neff cooktop in a very lovely and well set up kitchen. We loved being able to walk down to the local Red Lion pub each evening for dinner - I think they were beginning to think we had moved in! We went to Babcary to follow up some family history which we were able to do at the local church and also by talking to some of the older locals in the village. Apart from that, the cottage is in a good spot for sightseeing. We managed to go to Glastonbury, Yeovilton and Montacute in the few days we had.
Mrs South
July 2012
Plenty of walks and places to drive to and the local pub was within walking distance.
Miss Lovatt
July 2012
The ambience of the cottage was so welcoming - it made the bad weather easier to manage!
Mr Seymour
July 2012
Lovely location and a peaceful and cosy cottage. The weather was fantastic too.
Miss Fraser
December 2011
The cottage was idyllic and just as I imagined. As per my previous bookings with Sykes, I found the process easy and the staff were friendly and helpful. I would definitely stay at the cottage again and use Sykes in the future.
Mr Wagg
July 2012
A nice homely feel about the cottage and a nice village feel to the area.
Mr Clark
March 2012
Good location and very quiet village, near to both coasts.
Mrs Clarke
June 2011
Particularly good central location, able to visit Somerset and Dorset beaches. Plenty of walks with the dog and some interesting towns and villages to visit.
Mr Zealley
May 2012
Very convenient for touring about SW England and S. Wales. Very comfortable. Well equipped throughout the cottage.
Mrs Blackman
September 2011
A very clean and accommodating cottage with a 'homely' feel about it. The Red Lion local pub was very friendly, serving nice food. A trip to Cheddar Gorge is highly recommended and is not too far to travel. If we went to Somerset we would use the cottage again. Thank you.
Miss Moorhead
July 2011
A very peaceful get away from it all location. Beautiful meadows nearby, ideal for dog-walking. Friendly locals.
August 2014
Lovely little cottage that takes you back in time. Just the 2 of us and our 2 dogs and we loved it. Everything you could want was there including broadband that was just great. Very clean and well equipped. The only reason I gave 4 stars instead of 5 was the lack of a shower but otherwise it would have had 5 stars without hesitation.It was so quirky and a welcome retreat after a busy day discovering new places. Well placed for National Trust properties and the Haynes Car Museum is a must. Would return anytime.
January 2013
Great little cottage, close to pub (good food, poor choice of beer) and well located for a good variety of days out. Owners were flexible and accommodating, the booking process was easy and the cottage had everything we needed.
Mr Hepburn
March 2016
A welcoming, cosy and quaint cottage full of character. The real fire was a bonus. The owner provided everything you could think of and more! It was very clean as was all bedding and towels provided.
December 2012
A Fantastic stay. A lovely cottage in a very nice and friendly village. Pub about 2 minutes walk away, and about 30 minutes walk to the nearest shop. Highly recommended
Ted Zealley
June 2012
We found Babcary a great central point for visiting lots of places in Somerset, Dorset and eastern Devonshire. The cottage was very clean and well equipped. Kitchen and bath have been upgraded although a shower attachment in the bath would be nice. The village is very picturesque and quiet.
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