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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 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

"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










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