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“Cosy comfortable cottage”
Little Thatch - Luxury Rutland Cottage and Charming Cottage Garden  nr. Stamford /Uppingham, Rutland
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Little Thatch - Luxury Rutland Cottage and Charming Cottage Garden  nr. Stamford /Uppingham, Rutland
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17 reviews
Little Thatch - Luxury Rutland Cottage and Charming Cottage Garden  nr. Stamford /Uppingham, Rutland
Traditional Thatch (with Pheasant!)
Little Thatch Landmark - Old British Red Telephone Box
A Warm Welcome Awaits You
Beautiful & Tranquil Cottage Garden
Little Thatch Slate Sign
Cozy & Comfortable Lounge with Inglenook
Cozy & Comfortable Lounge with Inglenook
Cozy & Comfortable Lounge
Dining Room
Cottage Kitchen
Well Equipped Cottage Kitchen
Main Bedroom (Double)
Main Bedroom (Double)
Twin Bedroom (ie 2 single beds)
Twin Bedroom (ie 2 single beds)
Comfortable Single Bedroom
Normanton Church, Rutland Water
Rutland Water (Aerial View)
Harringworth Viaduct, near Seaton
Fort Henry, Exton Park
Oakham Signal Box (original Airfix model prototype)
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Uppingham, Rutland, England

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Simon R
London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
“Cosy comfortable cottage”
Reviewed 3 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014

Our Christmas stay was wonderful. The cottage was very well equipped and lots of extra little touches made us feel very welcome. Highly recommended.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
6 Jan 2015
Many thanks for taking the time to post your kind & positive feedback following your stay at Little Thatch over Christmas week. It is always good to welcome back repeat guests to our cottages, following on from your previous Christmas stay at Sticky End in Cottesmore. Martin & Julia
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Melissa Y
1 review
“Beautiful Cottage...”
Reviewed 26 December 2014 for a stay in November 2014

We stayed at this fabulous property for a week in early November. The grounds are beautiful and as well maintained as the cottage which has all modern conveniences without sacrificing the historical integrity. Everything is in its proper place with plenty of living space and more than enough bedrooms for my husband, young daughter and I...in fact there was a bedroom we did not use. We were greeted upon arrival by a very friendly Martin who took us on a property tour and left fresh made cake (thanks Julia!) and plenty of food in the fridge and pantry. We were able to buy supplies at a market in Uppingham which was a few miles away and we walked to the local pub quite often for delicious food and lively conversation with the lovely couple who owned the pub and the fabulous locals. We loved our stay and would not hesitate to return!

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Liked best: Thoughtfulness of owners in anticipating what travelers would require
Liked least: Trying to remember to duck in a few areas to avoid hitting our heads on the low doorways..:)
Travelling group: Other
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
27 Dec 2014
Many thanks for taking the time to post such kind feedback on your stay at Little Thatch. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit & hope to welcome you all again before too long. Martin & Julia
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Deepa M
1 review
“Beautiful cottage in a peaceful location”
Reviewed 25 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014

It's the perfect cottage to experience the English countryside. The cottage is well equipped and beautifully maintained. The garden is so inviting and on a sunny day it's the ideal place to relax and while away a few hours. The cottage is set in a beautiful village, walking distance from the local pub serving traditional food. The surrounding villages and countryside are well worth exploring. The owners Martin and Julia were very friendly and accommodating.

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Liked best: Charming well equipped cottage in a beautiful location
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
4 Nov 2014
Many thanks for the positive feedback & kind comments that you took the time to post. We are delighted that you enjoyed your fortnight at Little Thatch & had a safe journey back home to Australia. Martin & Julia
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Bryan D
Ayr, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A perfect country hideaway.”
Reviewed 2 September 2014 for a stay in June 2014

A beautifully maintained thatched country cottage, situated in an idyllic small village surrounded by picturesque open countryside.
The property is well furnished, well equiped, and has a well maintained private and secluded garden.
The cottage is situated only a two minute walk from the village pub, which serves very good traditional food, at very reasonable prices.
Many walks are available from the cottage, and the village is well located with many country roads leading off in all directions.
This cottage is a great place to come to if you want to escape the busy world, and enjoy some quality time, and relax, in very comfortable surroundings.

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Liked best: The garden, and the cosy ambience of the cottage.
Liked least: Having to leave.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
3 Sep 2014
Many thanks for your kind comments. Look forward to welcoming you both back again soon. Martin & Julia
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AsiaCamer...
United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Stunning”
Reviewed 12 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014

If you are looking for the perfect location coupled with the ultimate in " Chocolate Box" country cottages then please look no further. Martin & Julia have left no stone unturned (more to the point no expense spared) in creating the gold standard of Little Thatch.

We had a wonderful week in June, excellent personalised touches inside, the landscaped garden is so relaxing, safe for children and practical in its layout. No rusted up barbecues here just a gleaming expensive "Jamie Oliver" offering. Sums it all up really!

The only downside is when you stay somewhere else you will always be comparing it to your time spent in the oasis of Little Thatch. We will be back in the Autumn...and again and again.....

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
23 Jul 2014
Thank you so much for the great review that you have taken the time to post. We are delighted that you loved the cottage & look forward to welcoming you back soon.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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