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Sweet Rose our gorgeous 1 bed 

 
August 22 
Marie, Gareth & Tia 
We are so thankful we found your stunning home – what a little gem, already looking at dates to come back. We loved the relaxed atmosphere that left us super chilled; a short break away from the fast pace in London. Our dog also loved the garden and the lovely other guests. Loved the roll top bath with Sweet Rose giving everything we needed. Thatched Tavern for diner. Totnes for a cute village, stroll and cake. Becky Falls. And so many coves with crystal clear waters. Thank you. 
Guest Score 42 
 
July22 
Julie , Vernon & pooch 
We had a wonderful time at Sweet Rose. Very dog friendly and with a wonderful outside area and garden. Perfect spot for our stay, being able to explore the local area with Watcombe Bay, Babbacombe, Dartmoor, Hope Cove, and Goodrington. Thank you and hope to see you soon. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
July 22 
Tony & Allison 
We will remember most the peace and quiet break that we loved every minute. The cottage was lovely and the location ideal to visit all of South Devon. Thank you for a lovely stay. We enjoyed our time with you. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
July 22 
Neil, Janice & Tia 
Sweet Rose had everything we wanted, needed and more with a lovely, fully enclosed garden that was great for our 5 month old pup. A lovely, relaxing week. Not sure how it can be improved. We visited Babbacombe Downs, Steam Railway and River Cruise, Dartmouth, Totnes and Goodrington Beach to walk the dog. Eating out at The Buccaneer, Angels, The Drum Inn – thanks for the recommendations! 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
June 22 
Andy, Linda & Ruby 
We came for a relaxing week and that’s what we got; perfect little cottage with everything we needed. Loved the cottage, the garden, the village – all dog friendly. Everywhere just stunning and so much within a short drive – Torquay, Paignton, Brixham. The Model Village in Babbacombe is FAB as is the steam train from Paignton – all dog friendly as well. Thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful cottage, it was a privilege, we had an amazing week. 
Guest Score 42 
 
Apr 22 
Yvonne 
Very enjoyable and relaxing stay 
Beautiful cottage, very clean warm and cosy, lovely dog walks and beaches near by.  
Guest Score - 10/10 
 
 
Mar 22  
Justine, Jon and 'Piggy' 
Exceptional 
Hosts really lovely ,safe location ,pet friendly ,clean cosy accommodation.  
Guest Score - 10/10 
 
 
Feb 22 
Julie, Mike & the pooches 
Very relaxing and enjoyable stay for a Mini break with our canines with first trip after a case of Covid. We found a Quaint bijou cottage, Warm & Friendly, Great bath. Close to all amenities. Everything we expected and more with a big thank you for the welcoming gifts – woof from the dogs for theirs as well. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
Jan 22 
Pamela & Julie 
Thoroughly enjoyable experience in a unique cottage. We came for a quiet ‘away from it all’ weeks break – it was great! Wonderful location to explore. We particularly enjoyed the Model Village and Bygones not far up the road and also Brixham, Totnes and quaint Cockington. Look forward to returning in the future. Thank you! 
Guest Score 42 
 
Dec 21 Christmas 
The Marshalls 
Excellent in every respect. We took over Sweet Rose and Threshing Barn for an extended family Christmas holiday after all the Covid stuff. Delightful cottages so tastefully restored combining an old-world charm with modern fittings in every room. Look out for the information folders provided that gave us extensive information on all the location has to offer! So many local attractions and local beaches to explore for older and younger generations. The cottages really are the jewel in the crown – such a wonderful place to spend a relaxing break at any time of the year 
Guest Score 42 
 
Dec 21 
Liz Boakes 
Fabulous 
A lovely little cottage for two in ideal location for exploring the coast and countryside. Shops within walking distance for any last minute needs. Cottage perfectly equipped. 
Guest Score - 5/5 
 
 
Nov 21 
Janet Humphrey 
Excellent stay 
Beautiful property great location perfect host 
 
Nov 21 
Liz & Terry 
Looked fabulous for a cosy retreat for 2 to celebrate a 60th and was exactly what we wanted. Warm welcome, Excellent facilities. Fabulous bedroom and bath! Lovely soak with a glass of wine. So glad we found this place. We changed plans for 60th several times because of Covid and then last-minute Omicron. Plenty of places to walk in the area. Make us of the owners information packs – we did. The Thatched Tavern is open – well worth the walk. Had the best time!!! Such a fabulous and cosy place! Thank you 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
Nov 21 
Alison, Alex & Nora 
Fantastic week at Sweet Rose and the surrounding area to celebrate my retirement! Lovely weather even for November. Beautiful beaches and still water! Lovely dog walks along the front at Babbacombe. Cream tea in Angels. Steam Railway and Ferry to Dartmouth. Thank you so much for a wonderful, relaxing week and the ‘welcome pack’ after a long drive. It was brilliant having the garden for our greyhound who loved a run. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
Bernard 
I liked the location and the history associated with this building, finding a Devon Longhouse well preserved was like winning the lottery I wasn't aware of this cottage c1450 and I'm from the region, the owners Martin and Kim were lovely. 
Guest Score - 10/10 
 
 
Alex Thurrell 
Lovely stay in beautiful accommodation 
Sweet Rose cottage is small but very pretty with loads of character. The kitchen is deceptively well equipped having everything you might need. Owners are friendly and helpful. We had a relaxing break and would recommend staying here. 
Guest Score -5/5 
 
 
The Thomas' 
We had such a beautiful week in Sweet Rose. Our welcome on arrival made us feel at home immediately and the welcome gift after a long journey was beautiful. The cottage was warm, homely, clean and very well stocked with everything you need. The location is also perfect to explore the Devon coastline. 
Guest Score - 10/10 
 
 
Oct 21 
Mum & Daughter 
Thank you for the welcome, the privacy and the coolest little cottage ever. Sweet Rose has been perfect. Lovely and warm, well equipped, and clean, in a great location. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
Oct 21 
Nick, Niki & Zac 
Lovely cosy cottage; cute and quirky. Peace and quiet and relaxing garden with everything very convenient. We had a wonderful few days away. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
Oct 21 
Darren & Melissa 
Perfect for our Honeymoon. Very quiet, private, comfortable, and beautiful cottage with beautiful garden and courtyard. Your tips on places to visit, places to eat, things to do were very useful with your information folders. Beautiful meal at the Thatched Tavern. Beaches at Oddicombe and Watcombe. Days out at Brixham and Dartmouth including the Butterfly Sanctuary. Thank you so much for your warm hospitality and welcoming gifts. We will definitely visit again. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
Oct 21 
David Tracy & 'Trixie' 
We came to explore this lovely part of Devon. We found Sweet Rose to be the perfect inner sanctuary. The peace and quiet. The fantastic location for visiting Torquay, Paignton, Brixham, and Teignmouth. Loved relaxing ij Sweet Rose and had restful sleeps. We loved the spiral staircase. Lots of great information in the brown folders; especially if you bring a dog. The Buccaneer, Mirch Masala. Oddicombe beach. Anstey’s Cove, to name a few places. Sweet Rose had everything for a luxurious break in a beautiful part of Devon. We will definitely return. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
Sep 21 
Kathy Reeves 
Lovely cosy cottage. Had a lovely stay, Martin very helpful, plenty to do around the area, cottage big enough for the 2 of us, nice and cozy, lovely to have a bath in your bedroom, bed very comfortable, so is the settee, would stay again. Thank you for your help. 
Guest Score - 5/5 
 
 
July 21 
 
The Duncan's 
 
The location is great for visiting nearby attractions, with a bus stop only a 5 min walk away. If you want to park your car up during your stay, parking is available on site and the 31 bus runs regularly to Torquay harbour. There you can catch onward connections. The cottage is comfortable with a lovely garden area. Martin and Kim are great hosts, and made us feel at home from the moment we arrived. A lovely welcome pack is provided and the cottage contains everything you will need for your stay. 
 
Guest Score - 9/10 
 
 
July 21 
 
Jacquelin Harris 
 
Sweet Rose Cottage was a little 'chocolate box' piece of heaven. Everything you could possibly need was in the cottage, Martin and Kim have thought of everything. To welcome us, there was tea, coffee and milk and some gorgeous choc chip shortcake biscuits, not to mention Prosecco! There was washing up liquid, cloth, sponge and T. Towel in the kitchen and sumptuous white towels and hotel quality bedding (and a VERY comfortable bed) in the beautiful bedroom upstairs, topped off by a deep free standing bath - all made for a perfect and very romantic setting. We were lucky with the weather and were able to enjoy the cottage garden as well. It is a perfect location either for walking or if you want to travel a little further afield and don't want to use the car, the bus stop is literally a stone's throw from your front door and we found the buses were very reliable. Martin and Kim (and previous guests) have provided a wealth of information contained within 3 folders. So you'll never be stuck for ideas on places to visit (rain or shine) or recommended eateries, whether they be eat in, takeaway or delivery. We had fish and chips from Paul, just down the road - very tasty!! We managed to get a last minute booking at Angels in Babbacombe for afternoon tea, which was lovely! We would recommend that you pre-book if there are particular restaurants you want to eat at, as many are fully booked due to restricted numbers etc because of Covid, although this may change after 19 July. There are also details of numerous walks straight from the cottage and further afield, all put together by Martin and Kim. We asked Martin if we could park our car whilst we did some exploring on our day of arrival and until we could check in, but Martin went one step further and as circumstances allowed, he was able to let us into the cottage earlier, which was fantastic as we could unpack, freshen up and make a day of it! 
 
Guest Score - 10/10 
 
 
July 21 
 
Richard Strick 
 
Sweet Rose cottage is in a great location to explore the many and various beaches etc. Very comfortable with all you need to enjoy including a nice enclosed private peaceful garden. Local shops within a short walk ideal. Martin was extremely helpful giving us lots of information tips in folder for a very enjoyable holiday. 
 
Score - 5/5 

Honeysuckle our luxurious gem of 2 beds 

 
August 22 
Sam, Mark, Phoebe, Libby, Ruby & Treale 
Our second stay. Enjoyed as much as the first. Fantastic as ever with everything a family could need. Comfy beds = great sleeps. Paul’s Plaice up the road delicious. Pastries for breakfast from ‘Crusty Loaf’ bakery, amazing. The garden in the morning – heavenly. Location very good for everything – beaches, shops, eateries, attractions, towns to visit etc. Rock Solid Coasteering was amazing!! Again, Martin and Kim, you have enabled us to have a special and memorable family holiday! We shall be back once again! 
Guest Score 41 
 
July 22 
Annmarie, Simon, Amy, Summer & Gracie 
Had a fantastic stay and could have stayed longer. Thank you! Gorgeous cottage found on website. Very peaceful setting, private garden at back not overlooked. Ideal for families and couples. Beck Fall. Goodrington Beach. Bianco Restaurant. Small World Tapas Bar. Babbacombe Inn. Ideal local chip shop. The list goes on! Thank you to Martin and Kim. 
 
July 22 
Gemma, Thomas, Ralph & Henry 
We loved our holiday home. It was perfect in every way. We made some amazing family memories as this was our first holiday since our boys were babies; now 5. The Water Park and Paignton Beach were fun for the twins. We also loved Maidencombe beach. The Miniature Village is a must, and we loved the Station Café in Babbacombe with lovely views and delicious. Thank you for having us and the generous gift of wine and biscuits. We hope to be back soon. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
June 22 
Edward, Venetia & Daphne 
Came for the beach and sea air. Beautiful cottage and garden; very tranquil and relaxing. Thank you for our wonderful stay. ‘Daphne’ our dog had a great time visiting the sea for the first time. Watcombe beach was very quiet and a lovely place for a swim (although hill down!) The Orange Tree tasting menu was a treat. 
Guest Score 41 
 
 
June 22 
The Hands Family 
Honeysuckle is a lovely hideaway, not far from the Hussle and bussle which was great for our purposeful short escape break! Reading the excellent information pack from Martin, out we went to explore the quaint villages nearby. A good mixture of traditional, coastal, quaint, fun, and scenic. And all easy with dog and grandson. Thank you for providing a lovely cottage. 
Guest Score 42  
 
 
May 22 
The Evans Family 
Staying last year in Threshing Barn we decided to come back and stay in Honeysuckle. It was perfect for the 3 of us and our dog. Nicely tucked away but near all, we loved venturing out with camera in hand. Oddicombe beach is great for dogs. All we can say is ‘just thank you’. 
Guest Score 40 
 
 
April 22 
The Fisk Party & pooch 
Honeysuckle is a very peaceful, quiet, lovely sanctuary. Had a lovely stay with the family and our dog – all very secure in the lovely garden and courtyard. Very useful instructions and suggestions that led us to the Bickley Mill with its fabulous food. Walking along the south west coast path was lovely whilst a visit to Brixham well worth it. Thank you 
Guest Score 42 
 
April 22 
Andrew 
A lovely quiet private cozy cottage that feels like a great escape from the hurl burly. Very welcome gifts on arrival with fantastic communication throughout. Very good if you have a dog. 
Guest Score 40  
 
 
April 22 
Matt, Katka & pooches 
Good value cottage that is only a short drive to everything and is dog friendly. The local fish and chip shop is lovely as well. 
Guest Score 41 
 
 
April 22 
Parr Family 
Honeysuckle was just beautiful. Warm, cosy, comfy and full of charm. Loved the garden as well. 
guest Score 42 
 
 
 
Mar 22 
Becky 
A great stay, cottage is very comfortable, equipped and cosy. Very peaceful setting, we enjoyed listening to the birds with a morning coffee in the courtyard. Location is good, in a quiet street but a short stroll to a selection of local shops. Wifi speeds excellent, we were able to make video calls for work without any problem. The welcome goodies were a lovely touch. Communication by hosts was excellent, check in/out very easy. Would recommend. 
Guest Score - 5/5  
 
Cathryn Jenkins 
Lovely! 
Beautiful little house - perfect for us on our first post-covid holiday. Tucked away from the road but so close to the shops. Ideal. Really lovely walks all around and would love to return when the weather is less February-like! Martin was very welcoming and his mum was absolutely charming. Definitely recommend! 
Guest Score - 5/5 
 
 
Feb 22 
Marina & Christina 
Honeysuckle was wonderful for my get away with my daughter. I want to come back! I couldn’t believe how much was so close – the information folders (past guests, and others) are so good. Such a relaxing cottage. Thank you. 
Guest Score 41.5 
 
 
Jan 22 
The Griffiths 
Coming for a birthday break to enjoy coastal walks – Honeysuckle did not disappoint. Loved the old-world character of the cottage – was very warm and cosy. Very useful information in folder provided about local walks and places to eat. 
Guest Score 40 
 
 
Jan 22 
Julia Hendry 
Home from Home 
Overall impressions of the Cottage were spotlessly clean & cosy. It was equipt with everything you need & everything you didn’t think you needed until you did! A very warm & cozy cottage that felt like home. 
Guest Score - 5/5 
 
 
Dec 21 
Harris Family 
Thank you for a wonderful stay and for your flexibility with our booking. A real home from home feeling. We enjoyed just relaxing and enjoying the cottage. 
Guest Score - 6/6 
 
 
Marina and Christine Fournier-Farmer 
I can’t wait to come back! Thank you for making us feel so very welcome. All the extra touches made it more special. 
 
 
Nov 21 
Louise, Tyler & pooch 
Really enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend. Cottage was great for a son’s operation recovery. Very quiet and lots of shops within walking distance plus pet friendly. Paul’s Plaice, just down the road, was very good. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
Nov 21 
Bernie, Vee & Clinton 
A trip down memory lane meeting up with family. Nice to see part of Torquay’s history being preserved in the beautiful longhouse with Honeysuckle, one of its restored barns – lovely. We enjoyed our stay very much. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
Nov 21 
Jan, Keith & pooch 
Perfect holiday. Came for a relaxed birthday celebrations and found a beautiful cottage and dog friendly. Spot on location with lots of local places to visit all within a short drive. Perfect outside areas. Just keep doing, what you are doing. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
Nov 21 
Dave, Lisa & Ghost 
We came to Devon for an escape from work and found a lovely, comfortable cottage and very dog friendly. Very clean, cosy, and quiet with all the amenities you need. All for good value and in a great location. We are going home relaxed and chilled. It was great exploring with lovely weather for November and then coming home to a warm & cosy cottage to relax. Ghost enjoyed his first time at the beach. The coastal path walk to Maidencombe to Watcombe was beautiful. Same as Dartmeet on Dartmoor, whilst food at The Thatched Tavern and Badgers Holt were excellent. Thank you so much for making our stay very special and all the information and advice supplied. We shall definitely be back again! 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
Oct 21 
Alix, Sue & Boo 
A delightful cottage – perfect position to visit beautiful Devon and so peaceful and warm inside. Everything we could possibly need was thought of – thank you. Spotlessly clean on arrival. Lovely bedding and towels. So, dog friendly. Visits to Brixham (by ferry from Torquay) and Dartmouth were lovely. The Drum Inn did amazing food. The Thatched Tavern as well plus Angels’ cream tea! Thanks for the recommendations. Keep up the good work. 
Guest Score 41 
 
 
Oct 21 
Angela, Mark, Nick & pooch 
Found Honeysuckle by accident on the internet and so pleased we did – just a lovely place to unwind and recharge. Beautiful cottage; nicely decora 
ted and equipped. With information folders provided by Martin, really helped us to plan our days – with daily fun on the beaches with our dog who just loves to run like Broadsands, Elberry & Ness Coves. Amazing local bakery provided great sandwiches for our outings. Thank you. 
GUest Score 41 
 
 
Sep 21 
Chris Staves 
Lovely quiet accommodation with private garden. We had a great time at Pilgrims Rest, a great base for exploring the South Devon Coast and the South West Coastal Path. Lovely Coves and small beaches, plenty of good value pubs. Comfy accommodation within easy walking distance of shops and takeaways 
Guest Score - 5/5 
 
 
Aug 21 
Andy, Karen, Maisie & Edith 
We’ve had a wonderful stay in Honeysuckle and its been a great place for us to explore this area of Devon. Honeysuckle is a really cosy and luxurious cottage. The kids loved the spiral stairs! We loved visiting Shaldon and Teignmouth along the coast road – Clipper Café and London Inn are superb places to eat! The Shack in Torquay does the best burgers. Discovering Maidencombe Beach and having a beer in the historical Wild Goose Inn were also memorable – thanks for the recommendations. Thanks again – you have a great place here. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
Aug 21 
Karen, Iain, Ben & Alfie 
We had a lovely stay at Honeysuckle. Very comfortable and doggie friendly with fresh croissants and pain au chocolate from nearby bakers on a morning! Babbacombe on an evening for a drink or alfresco fish & chips from award winning Hanburys. Goodrington beach for dog friendliness in August and a visit to the Cantina for food + Crazy Golf (thanks for recommendations). 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
Aug 21 
The Hawkins Family 
Everything perfect. We previously stayed in the largest barn, so knew we were going to be greeted with a warm and comfortable welcome. Keep up the good work. Outside even more lovely. Church House Inn was a new, excellent find! Many thanks to you both. 
Guest Score 42 
 
Aug 21 
Smith Family 
One of our best holidays ever! Honeysuckle was great – beds so comfy, lounge to play uno or watch movies in the evening, So clean. Top marks for Amenities and value! All with plenty to do nearby – with Kents Cavern, Steam Train, Boat rides, Watcombe Cove…thank you for the warm welcome, the bubbly and shortbread was a lovely surprise. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
July 21 
The Southward Family 
Just what the doctor ordered! We have recently returned from a relaxing peaceful stay at Pilgrim’s rest residing in Honeysuckle cottage. Martin was a brilliant host, very supportive to our family before we travelled, accommodating our extra requests to bring an extra guest and our dog Elsie. Any minor issue such as WiFi problems or requests for an iron were dealt with immediately..The set up of the three cottages and communal areas worked perfectly for us, we were blessed with lovely residents in the other properties so it was lovely to share a run down of our respective day’s adventures over a brew or a gin and tonic. The gardens are a real sun trap and a lovely spot to sit and enjoy the evening sunshine. The cottage itself is welcoming and comfy, and we were kindly gifted a welcome pack on arrival. Gorgeous rooms with exposed beams and very comfy beds. It is ideally placed for sightseeing. Local shops and takeaways are within walking distance. Can’t recommend the spot highly enough. Martin is a brilliant host with bags of enthusiasm and lots of local knowledge. Would love to return one day. 
 
Guest Score - 5/5 
 
 
July 21 
 
The Hale Family 
 
Lovely cottage - lovely welcome. Everything was in place and it was a great base for exploring the Torbay area and beyond. Martin and Kim have an extraordinary amount of local knowledge. The cottage was charming. The advice on where to go very useful. 
 
Guest Score - 5/5 
 
 
July 21 
 
A truly wonderful place to spend your holiday in. We were made to feel very welcome from the instant that we arrived and thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Not only was the cottage beautiful, with its own private courtyard and orchard garden, the location is also perfect. Only a five minute drive to Torquay and local attraction. We stayed for seven days, the cottage was beautiful, very homely and the owners were wonderful, extremely friendly and helpful. We will be back again next year. 
 
Guest Score - 5/5 
 
 
April 21 
 
Beverley Rough 
 
Beautiful cottage in a lovely area , friendly and welcoming hosts 
 
Guest Score - 10/10 
 
Dima K 
 
Simply Beautiful Honeysuckle – Ideal for us as a couple 
 
We stayed at Honeysuckle for few months last winter. The place is beautiful, looks better in real life that on the photos and had everything we needed.  
 
Guest Score - 5/5 

Threshing Barn our historical 4 bed 

 
August 22 
The Evans Family & pooches 
Thank you for a perfect stay and warm welcome, we will definitely be coming back. Threshing Barn has been perfect for us as a family. It had everything we needed for our stay. All the rooms were made up perfectly and the beds very comfy! Perfect location for our holiday in Torquay and very reasonable for time of year and quality of Threshing Barn (6*). 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
July 22 
The Youngs Family & Pooches 
We wanted a special holiday venue for my daughter’s 40th and found it at Threshing Barn – simply a fantastic, beautiful accommodation where we could have fun as a family, being together, whilst being so near to so many great beaches. Meadfoot Bay was great for pets, surfing and sandy beach. Hole in the Wall in Torquay was a great diner out. Close to local shops, takeaways and a great bakery. Loved the personalized message to our dog, Max. Such comfy bedrooms and beds. So family and dog friendly. Thank you. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
June 22 
Jenkins 80th Birthday Celebration 
We have just had a lovely stay in Threshing Barn for my father’s special 80th birthday. Your hospitality is amazing; we were amazed at the stock left for us for a short stay with Prosecco and Chocolates! The barn was very neat and clean on arrival. The bedrooms, linen in bathroom, all seemed new. Top marks for family and dog friendly. 
Guest Score 41 
 
 
June 22 
Khaku Family 
We have just had an excellent family holiday in very good accommodation here at Threshing Barn in a good position to explore South Devon. Thank you for looking after us! 
Guest Score 40 
 
 
May 22 
Brindle Party 
We came for my 40th birthday. Threshing Barn is great accommodation for 8 people! Thank you for the lovely stay; all the little touches made it feel special. Cocktail making at Park Lane is a must with Decades night club to follow! 
Guest Score 40 
 
 
April 22 
The Castle Family & pooches 
We came to a lovely cottage where we celebrated one of our grandchildren’s 13th birthdays. We had a wonderful experience. Very spacious and good for dogs with gates around to keep them safe. Extremely clean and tidy. Fun activities for everyone to do – Becky Falls is great if you’re adventurous. House of Marbles – excellent. If you fancy a lazy night in then order a takeaway from the Devon Dumpling – the food is absolutely amazing. We will 100% be coming here again! 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
April 22  
Catharina Fella 
Lovely Cottage 
We passed a wonderful time in Pilgrims Rest Cottages with a very warm welcome. The cottage is well situated and equipped and we even had the chance to enjoy a bit of sun in the garden. Matin is a very caring owner and ensures a wonderful stay for his guests. 
Guest Score - 5/5 
 
Tennesse 
Cottage was beautiful , in a good location. About 10 minute drive to Torquay. 4 minute walk to local co op and Tescos. Was in a quiet location and cottage was clean and tidy. Cottage downstairs was open planned so perfect for a family holidays. 
 
 
Jan 22 
Sophie Ramsden 
We had a really wonderful stay here. The living space was great for socialising and the outdoor space was great for our dog. The bedrooms are very comfortable. Goodrington sands is a lovely wide beach and great for walking the dogs. Wonderful find, lots of laughter and games galore. 
Guest Score - 5/5 
 
 
December 21/ January 22 
Ramsden Party & pooches 
We have really had a wonderful stay here in Threshing Barn. The living space for great for socialising , the outdoor space great for dogs, and the bedrooms very comfortable. We enjoyed walks along Goodrington Sans with its lovely wide beach; great for walking dogs. Wonderful food, lots of laughter and games galore had by all. Thank you. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
December 21 
The Powell Family 
Martin and Kim were so welcoming and helpful. Lovely family feel and my children loved the garden. Thank you for making our stay so enjoyable. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
November 22 
The Smith Family 
Thank you as always; our fifth stay and once again a home from home, very relaxed and comfortable. We always enjoy coming to Threshing Barn! Whilst going out, exploring, this time Buckfast Abbey, Paignton Zoo, and walks along the seafront we still love coming home, eating together and watching some films – so relaxing. See you again. 
Guest Score 42 
 
Oct 21 
The Kirkby Family 
Great property for a family get together. We had a warm welcome from the owner Martin, and we were all delighted with the size and comfort of the property. There was ample space in all the bedrooms, and enough bathrooms/shower rooms for us all. There is a safe garden for the children to play in. The spiral staircase could be challenging, but we all got used to it. I thoroughly recommend this property. 
Guest Score - 5/5 
 
 
October 21 
The Cecil Party 
We have all enjoyed our stay at Threshing Barn – the bedding and towels were top standard and the kindness of the owner to move our holiday at no extra cost! The Cott Inn. Wok Chinese up the road. Both wonderful. The Model Village was enthralling for us oldies. Babbacombe beach via the railway was fun with an excellent café at the bottom. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
October 21 
Buckingham & Parson Family 
We have all enjoyed our stay at Threshing Barn – the bedding and towels were top standard and the kindness of the owner to move our holiday at no extra cost! The Cott Inn. Wok Chinese up the road. Both wonderful. The Model Village was enthralling for us oldies. Babbacombe beach via the railway was fun with an excellent café at the bottom. 
Guest Score 41 
 
 
Sep 21 
 
The Kemp's 
 
The Old Threshing Barn is great accommodation for up to 8 people. IT is very comfortable and there is lots of room to spread out in the lounge, dining room and kitchen areas and 3 bathrooms, so less of a wait to get out in the morning. The kitchen is very well equiped for catering for a larger gathering with lots of large saucepans, serving dishes, etc. There is also WiFi and a large Smart TV with the possibility of logging in to your netflix, iPlayer, etc. There are some great local shops very close (a Tesco Express, a CoOp, a bakers and a chemist). A bigger ASDA and a big Sainsburys are a short car ride away. There is a bus that goes into Torquay or a short car ride. There are many things to do and see in the surrounding area. Just be aware that the spiral staircase takes a little getting used to and that there is a short walk from the car park. Martin and Kim and family were very welcoming and very helpful. In particular, they kindly did some research for us and found lots of restuarants and cafes providing gluten free food. 
Guest Score - 5/5 
 
 
Sep 21 
The Annan Party 
This was the first family trip since the pandemic and its been brilliant. We really have loved every minute. Beautiful place and fantastic location. So comfortable and genuinely like a home away from home. There’s so much to do, so plan your days in advance so you can see as much as possible! Kents Cavern. Beaches like Anstey’s Cove, Oddicombe/Babbacombe, Maidencombe & Blackpool Sands. Cappello’s Italian Restaurant. Thanks for all the information. We will 100% be back. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
Sep 21 
The Grannell Family 
Really loved this place. Martin is really helpful and a great host. Great location for exploring the South West Coast path and the Dart Valley. Highly recommend 
Guest Score - 5/5 
 
 
Aug 21 
The Spicer Family 
Fabulous Break! First trip away post-Covid with 3 generations of the family - we were greeted at the Threshing Barn by Martin and quickly settled in! The Barn is clean and spacious and very well equipped. We enjoyed lazy evenings in the Old Orchard with a G&T and ventured out during the day. All in all, super easy from end to end and a really lovely week had by all. Thank you Martin & Kim! Xxx 
Guest Score - 5/5 
 
 
Aug 21 
Grimshaw Party 
Loved the quiet spot, felt a little like pilgrims far from home and amongst the happy / emotional moments at our son’s wedding found rest and relaxation her! Youngest in the family loved the bunks and started sleeping on the bottom for the first time! The toy box for him was so kind. All the kids loved the garden (did a running marathon – won Gold). God bless you and the family. Thank you for the little, personal touches, getting all our names right& on each bit of correspondence. Made it really special. 
Guest Score 41.5 
 
 
Aug 21 
The Edward Family 
We wanted somewhere near to relatives that live locally. The barn was ideal, clean and full of character. The fizz, biscuits and sweets for Flynn were a lovely touch. Lots of laughter had by all. Thank you. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
July 21 
Ruth K. 
Great property for a family get together 
We had a warm welcome from the owner Martin, and we were all delighted with the size and comfort of the property. There was ample space in all the bedrooms, and enough bathrooms/shower rooms for us all. There is a safe garden for the children to play in. The spiral staircase could be challenging, but we all got used to it. I thoroughly recommend this property. 
Guest Score - 5/5 
 
 
July 21 
The Kirby Family 
Returning to Devon which is my husband’s home county, Threshing Barn offered accommodation for the whole family, spacious and welcoming. Watching our grandchildren playing in the garden was so special, with the enclosed area safe for them and our dogs too. Babbacombe with its Railway, Maidencombe with their Thatched Tavern, The Ness beach along in Shaldon with the little foot ferry over to Teignmouth were excellent recommendations. Thank you for your warm welcome and relaxed approach. We have really enjoyed our stay in the barn. 
 
 
July 21 
The Evans Family 
We found Pilgrims Rest on the internet and having stayed in local B&Bs we were looking for extra room that we definitely found! Threshing Barn was amazing; fantastic rooms, quality of bedding, stunning buildings, spotlessly clean with beautiful gardens, and so family and dog friendly. We could not have asked for a better place to stay. Watching dad and daughter on’ jet set go’ was something really special. Oddicombe beach, No7 and Cary Arms, Jet Set Go for trills and Babbacombe – all lovely. We will be sure to visit again. Thank you. 
Guest Score 42 
 
July 21 
The Lawence Party 
With the kids growing up, we needed a break but couldn’t go abroad so headed for South Devon (1st time in years) – Threshing Barn was the perfect base for us. We have had the best time. The barn was exactly what we needed. Great barn. Great walking. Great restaurants. Chilling inn the barn late afternoon. Being with the kids and generally having fun having forgotten how much fun you can have in a UK holiday. Hope to see you again soon. 
Guest Score 42 
 
 
July 21 
The Cohen Family & pooches 
We usually go abroad, but with this crazy Covid, we came to Torquay instead of Tenerife – and we are so pleased we did. Threshing Barn provided us with precious family time together, making memories. 100% recommend Pilgrims Rest Cottages. Martin and Kim are extremely friendly and accommodating. Loved how much thought they’d put into making their cottages so homely and comfortable. Perfect – welcoming, cleanliness, family friendly, amenities, value for money, and location. 
Guest Score 41 
 
 
June 21 
Antonietta F. 
Amazing place definitely go again. 
Guest Score - 5/5 
 
 
Fiona P.Aylesbury 
A fantastic property 
Pilgrims Rest Holiday Cottages are a fantastic choice for a welcoming and relaxing holiday. The hosts were great, making us feel right at home and leaving us a wonderful welcome pack of goodies. The Threshing Barn is cosy and spacious, comfortable and has everything you could need, and the garden is perfect for soaking up some seaside sun. The location means that you are close to local shops and a short hop into town. There are so many beautiful beaches to visit and options galore for a day out. We would highly recommend this property ! 
 
Guest Score - 5/5 
 
Oct 20 
 
Craig K. 
 
Great place and good location 
 
Perfect week away, place was a home from home and the furniture is of good quality, comfy beds and linen. The weather was mostly dry so made the most of visiting local beaches and places of interest. Nice pubs a short drive away for good food. It was dog friendly and walks locally were handy. Definitely recommend the place. 
 
Guest Score - 5/5  
 
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