Reviews Archive: Child Friendly

Cliff Barns ~ Norfolk

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Standing ready to greet us at the double doors of Cliff Barns is George, whose birthday we’re here to celebrate, wearing a stetson. “Welcome to Cliff Barns y’all!” he beckons in his best Texan drawl. “C’mon in and join the par-dee!”

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Staying Cool, Birmingham

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It’s impossible not to head straight for the floor-to-ceiling windows – they offer a sweeping panoramic view of the city below. It’s stunning.

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The Pavilion ~ Dorset

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We couldn’t feel more relaxed in this gorgeous self catering country idyll – Cleo and Andrew have thought of everything, and more. There’s even a Power Plate.

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The Punch Bowl ~ Lake District

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A sign by the door of The Punch Bowl advises that it is also the village post office – very Larkrise to Candleford; we’re beginning to feel like Pearl and Ruby Pratt – we can tell we’re going to like it here!

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The Garden House ~ Somerset

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A combination of rural charm, urban style and plain good taste, packed with quirky features we love. And a 15m indoor swimming pool.

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Milsom View ~ Bath, Somerset

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Is Bath the most perfect place in Britain? They’ve got it all: Roman bits, Regency swank, stunning countryside and some of the most contented locals we’ve ever met.

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The Victoria ~ Richmond, London

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As we walk along East Sheen’s leafy streets lined with grand old houses it’s so quiet we could be in the countryside.

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