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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 lovely Aberdovey, but this was our first stay here. Gorgeous house and very restful. View whilst washing up is the best! Thank you. x" January 2016

"Everything lived up to expectations as this is the PERFECT holiday retreat." January 2016

"Train to Barmouth great, walked back over wooden bridge, stunning views. Machynlleth's market fun, regular trips to Tywyn to walk Sidney along the promenade (right), left more great walks and endless beach, very secluded, amazing sunsets. Love The Old Lifeboat House! Hope to see you again. Thank you for the lovely welcome and great hospitality." January 2016

"Thank you for a fantastic week. Loved the cottage and the fabulous views. Windy & wet for most of the week, but enjoyed every minute. Thanks for the welcome pack, it was very much appreciated. Will definitely return!" January 2016

"What a beautiful place for a holiday even in mid February. The cottage is well equipped, spotlessly clean, very cosy and in a fantastic location. Being in the sea is a new experience for us and we have loved every moment. We will recommend it to our family and friends." February 2016

"3rd stay here and hopefully will be back! Had stunning weather! Always feels like home." March 2016

"3rd stay. Best weather ever. Back if you'll let us! Try Cellar Bistro, excellent." March 2016

"An absolute gem of a cottage, the best we have ever stayed at, with delightful views whichever way you look! The quality of the restoration is exceptional. Everything here you need. We've already booked for 2017!" March 2016

"Our first stay at The Lifeboat House and it was outstanding. The best! Thank you xx p.s. We love it here." March 2016

"Thank you, we've had a lovely week - The Dovey is fascinating, ever changing, full of interest and life. Spectacular views, good weather. Looking forward to returning. p.s. Wifi a great facility." April 2016

"Thank you for another great week. Third year in a row!" April 2016

"Another fantastic week in this beautiful, cosy cottage. Blue skies all week and celebrated my birthday. The tame robin eats crumbs from the patio table and the heron is a regular visitor at night - under the balcony. Thank you for the fruit and cakes, etc. and Doris says thank you for the biscuits. See you next year!" April 2016

"Wow, that amazing weather - sun, sun and more sun, so different from a year ago when we had rain, rain, rain! A beautiful and relaxing week in this beautiful cottage watching the beautiful blue skies and the world go by. Lots of lovely walks in the sunshine and lots of lazy afternoons eating ice cream. Sadly no sign of the mink or the heron, but the robin joined us every day and even stole some of the husky's food. Back in October and we can't wait! p.s. the dog biscuits were a big hit." May 2016

"Amazing cottage with everything we needed and more. We had non-stop sunshine all week and had to use factor 50! Thank you so much we loved it! xxx" May 2016

"We booked this holiday almost a year in advance for our 33rd Wedding Anniversary and we've loved every minute of it. Great weather and a fabulous cottage. We spent hours on the patio just watching the tide turn, the boats coming and going, the birds. So relaxing. 100% enjoyment - we would love to return." June 2016

"Thank you for a lovely stay. We would love to come back." June 2016

"Amazing stay in a picturesque setting, the cottage had everything we needed and much more. Great walks for us and the dogs. A big thank you." June 2016

"Perfect, thank you." July 2016

"Fantastic stay and what a great building. Weather was dry which certainly helped, but regardless, great walks with the dog. Thank you. Diolch." July 2016

"Absolutely stunning, thank you. Hope to return one day. x" August 2016

"Wonderful Cottage, amazing views from all rooms. Very well equipped." August 2016

"Lovely cottage. Had a great time." August 2016

"Great cottage. Sorry to be leaving. Will try to return." August 2016

"You couldn't find a better holiday destination - Tony. There's no need to leave this patio - Elaine. I've never been anywhere quite like it - Dan. Oh look, a seal!! - Sian. I prefer this to my own house.... also woof - Tilly." September 2016

"Amazing holiday. Everything we needed was here. Lucky with the weather. Would love to live here, felt totally relaxed. Thanks. Booked for next year." September 2016

"Our 4th stay. Fantastic as ever. Weather was wonderful. Back next March. Thank you, thank you, thank you." September 2016

"Our fifth stay. Very lucky with the weather, lots of fabulous walks. Our home from home. Looking forward to bringing our parents next May" October 2016

"Weather superb, place sublime, very happy holiday for all of us!" October 2016

"Will be really sorry to leave my favourite place on earth tomorrow! Weather has been great, so lovely afternoons on the patio - Bedroom doors open all night (as they were when we stayed in December a couple of years ago!). Am already trying to work out dates for our next visit. xx" October 2016

"Another fabulous week and the weather was kind to us! Amazing walks and fabulous views, can't wait to come back next year! Thanks again" October 2016

"13th visit!!! We obviously like it here! Great place to stay for complete rest and relaxation." November 2016

"A beautiful cottage in a stunning area. We will be recommending to our friends - especially those with dogs. Thank you." November 2016

"Our 3rd visit and had the most wonderful holiday. The weather has been fabulous. Thank you, we will be back next year." December 2016

"Another fantastic week, all perfect as usual. See you soon xxx" December 2016

"A lovely chilled week in a beautifully situated property!" December 2016

"Absolutely love the house! Had a fab time, hope to be back again if you'll have us." December 2016

"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

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