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Independent on Sunday   A review written by a travel writer




The comments below have been copied verbatim from 
our visitors book over the past year

"We have been coming to Aberdovey for 40 years and The Old Lifeboat House is by far the best place that we have stayed. A lovely week and we look forward to next year." June 2017

"Fantastic. Thanks for a great week. x" July 2017

"Another fabulous week in our favourite accommodation. The Old Lifeboat House has worked it's magic once again! Frankie loves the new dog basket full of goodies and toys. Such a thoughtful addition to an already well laid out cottage. Already looking forward to returning next year (May & Sept)." July 2017

"So happy to be back again. We treasure every moment we spend in this beautiful cottage. A mixed week for weather, but nothing stopped us enjoying the estuary. See you next year. :)" July 2017

"Our 2nd stay. Fab as usual. A special place. Will return when we can. Thanks for being so accommodating." September 2017

"Had a lovely week. Superb accommodation - So well equipped and so welcoming. Look forward to returning in May." September 2017

"We have had a wonderful stay in your cosy house. Very well equipped and comfortable. It provided a safe and homely shelter from Storm Ophelia. Hope to return again." October 2017

"Yet another stay in your wonderful cottage. Hope to come again." October 2017

"Another restful, wonderful week in your special, cosy holiday home. We can't wait to return when you have a vacancy. Thank you so much." October 2017

"Great stay again! Hope to return." November 2017

"A perfectly restful stay, just the ticket." December 2017

"Another fabulous time. Loved the snow storm, could you have another one delivered next year please? Thanks again." December 2017

"Another wonderful week. Marco loved the basket of toys. See you again soon!" December 2017

"A wonderful, relaxing stay in your cosy home. Thank you for the lovely Christmas touches." December 2017

"Had a wonderful relaxing week after a stressful house move. The boys loved the new doggie basket and they both loved their walks on the beach. We are now relaxed and ready to unpack more boxes when we get home. Thank you, see you next year (our 40th Wedding Anniversary!)." January 2018

"Thank you for a lovely relaxing week. Very cosy even in tempestuous weather! Hope to be back soon." January 2018

"What a lovely few days we have had. In January there isn't much you can do and weather isn't the best, but the Lifeboat House has been a lovely, cosy place to nestle away and have a break from busy work life. Beautiful views and lovely local food. My 2 year old daughter loved the beach and watching the boats!" January 2018

"What a fantastic place. Love Aberdovey. This has to be our favourite cottage ever. Sunshine ans snow made our holiday. Thank you xx"

"We appreciate the hard work, love and car that it has taken to create this outstanding property which has been a delight to occupy this half term holiday." February 2018

"Fabulous as always. 'Home from home' with the sea on the doorstep! Thank you for all you do, it is very much appreciated!!!" February 2018

"I am so glad we have discovered The Old Lifeboat House, it is my favourite place to stay. Amazing weather with Storm Emma. Thanks so much, enjoyed my 50th birthday here." February 2018

"We have wanted to see rough seas for a number of years and waves going over the sea walls and splashing up on all the back windows from Storm Emma has been very interesting. Thank goodness The Old Lifeboat House is so comfortable and cosy. See you again in 2019." February 2018

"Well worth making our way through the snow. Was told about the accommodation. It has well exceeded our expectations. Loved our stay. Many thanks." March 2018

"A great, relaxing holiday, mixed weather, but so what. Mum and Dad came to stay a while and really enjoyed it. Perfect place to watch the ever-changing views. The sea right to the windows was a wonderful sight and experience. We will come again. Thanks to all involved in making this place such a comfortable place to stay." March 2018

"Mixed weather, snow Saturday and Sunday. Our 6th visit to the cottage, lovely as ever. See you in September. Thanks." March 2018

"Good stay. Mostly good weather. Excellent views. Good butcher in town, lovely meal out at Penhelig Arms. Machynlleth has an excellent bakery and deli - The Royal House and Mona Gallery. Borth - Libarus 1877. Excellent luna. All calm apart from the jetski!" March 2018

"Lovely week, lovely accommodation. Alfie the dog thinks it's 'pawfect'! amazing views, thank you!!!" April 2018

"Lovely, comfortable accommodation. Thank you!" April 2018

"There can't be many holiday cottages in Britain where the 'sea view' is actually from the sea's edge itself! What an amazing location, we loved the ever-changing views and weather effects from the twin vantage points of patio and bedroom balcony. Thank you for providing the perfect setting for a thoroughly relaxing holiday week. We have loved being in and around Aberdyfi, it has been great! A beautiful, thoughtful and intelligent conversion of an interesting old building." April 2018

"Another fabulous stay in your beautiful Old Lifeboat House. Thank you. See you soon!" May 2018

"Yet another fantastic stay in this beautiful, unique little cottage! Having been before in autumn and winter, I have to say that this week has been the best ever. Relaxing in the sun on the patio has been heaven and a much needed rest and break for my hard working hubby - It has been wonderful to see him so chilled out! Will be definitely looking at dates to come back as soon as we get home. I think I can honestly say it's my favourite place on earth!!!" May 2018

"Another fabulous holiday in sunny Aberdovey, staying in our favourite place The Lifeboat House. There's nowhere like it! Looking forward to doing it all again in September. x" June 2018

"A wonderful week in this beautiful cottage. Perfect weather. Lovely meal at Seabreeze. Looking forward to next year." July 2018

"Another fabulous week in this wonderful house in Aberdovey. Just love it here - So relaxing in beautiful surroundings. Will be back next year x." July 2018

"Another great holiday here. Enjoyed every minute. It has everything we want, great views, weather and people. It is such a tonic to be here, wish we could stay longer." July 2018

"Another fab visit to unwind and just gawp at the views! Mach Loop and CAT highlights. Thanks so much for sharing this beautiful place." July 2018

"We wanted somewhere special to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary and this wonderful property made it. A really lovely week, a wonderful special place to stay. Hope we can visit again. Thank you for everything." August 2018

"Long-held wish to come here! Ever since I saw the renovation work done at The Old Lifeboat House, I have wanted to stay!Every time I'd passed, I'd hoped and now wish fulfilled. Expectation so high and exceeded! Loved every moment! Thank you very much." August 2018

"Thank you for yet another lovely, relaxing holiday in our 'special' place. See you again soon. xx" September 2018














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