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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


"Our 3rd visit to this wonderful cottage. Stayed more local this time. Enjoyed New Year Eve's fireworks. Tried all week to photograph the heron, but only visits at night. Next 2 years already booked. Back in May - can't wait!!" January 2017

"We have enjoyed a wonderful relaxing week in a fabulous, quirky cottage. It was wonderful watching the sea through the bedroom window in the mornings with my cuppa! The whole area is such a special place, just beautiful whatever the weather. The cottage had everything we needed and a brilliant place to visit book which was very informative. Thank you!!" January 2017

"Lovely cottage, peaceful, scenic, absolute bliss! We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to return." January 2017

"Beautiful cottage with stunning views. Enjoyed our stay, thank you." January 2017

"hat a wonderful, relaxing break! Have all had a chilling time in a wonderful cottage - Best views in Aberdovey!" February 2017

"Beautiful views. Cottage warm and relaxing - Perfect location to enjoy a relaxing break - Thank you!" February 2017

"Fabulous - Just ticked off bucket list." February 2017

"Yet another fantastic week, regardless of the weather." February 2017

"Yet again a great stay. We always feel totally chilled when we leave! We will be back!" March 2017

"Love the cottage and location, wonderful week, many thanks." March 2017

"Had a lovely stay which included my birthday. Beautiful cottage and village." March 2017

"Another lovely week. Mixed weather. See you next year." March 2017

"Love the location and love the cottage. Hope to book again next year." April 2017

"We have had another totally relaxing week in this beautiful, cosy cottage. Nice to see the heron again in the moonlight. Love the new rug and table & chairs. Next year can't come soon enough! Thank you for all the little extras. x" April 2017

"Fabulous stay, fabulous weather and we'll be back in October!" April 2017

"Wow! What a wonderful week. Our 4th visit (2 more already booked) and the sun hasn't stopped shining. We normally drive to all different places every day, but decided to stay local and leave our car in the car park. Went to 'Coast' today for lunch, absolutely lovely, came away with loads of extras like cheeses, olives and breads, oh and not forgetting wine, to sit out on the patio with. Breakfast is booked for Saturday morning when we leave. Thank you." May 2017

"Well, what can we say that hasn't already been said!! Absolutely fabulous - the best. I BIG thank you for creating this amazing holiday retreat. Even had the 'heatwave' to go with it......." May 2017

"Lovely stay, fabulous." May 2017

"A second visit to our favourite holiday destination and despite the rain still had a wonderful time again. Steven 'seagull' came to visit us and must have remembered me from last time!" June 2017

"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












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