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“Peaceful, cosy and well equipped”
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The rear of Midsummer Barn The lounge, with feature full-height window giving rise to stunning long-distance views
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Very good
22 reviews
The rear of Midsummer Barn
The lounge, with feature full-height window giving rise to stunning long-distance views
The lounge, with feature staircase
The feature staircase
The kitchen, featuring a large dual-fuel range cooker
The farmhouse kitchen, with large dual-fuel range cooker
The master bedroom
The family bedroom: double bunk on the bottom, single bunk on the top, plus a cot
The twin-bedded room
The bathroom with shower, bath, basin and toilet
The front access to Midsummer Barn
The view from the back windows, over the garden to the fields beyond
Stunning views from Midsummer Barn
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Darwen, Lancashire, England

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Very good - based on 22 reviews
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Andrew H
Level 2 Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Peaceful, cosy and well equipped”
Reviewed 29 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017
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person found this review helpful

Lovely cottage, that was well equipped, warm and had everything we needed. Was able to cook for friends and family while visiting and there was a well equipped laundry for catching up on the kids washing on our long holiday. Kids games, and DVDs were a welcome extra along with tourism leaflets and local maps. Beds were comfy and our kids slept better in the Bunk beds than they do at home. WIFI/internet was very slow but was helpful as we had limited connectivity on our foreign mobile phone contracts. Good access to motorways and owner seems to take feedback for continuous improvements.

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Management Response
31 Oct 2017
Many thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Slow wi-fi is unfortunately one of the drawbacks of being in a semi-rural area, but we are continually looking at ways to improve it.
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Paul V
1 review
“Midsummer Barn”
Reviewed 21 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Very clean and tidy house in a quiet location. Owner gave very detailed directions to property and on arrival heating was on and fresh eggs and wine on kitchen table. Definitely stay in this house again.

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Management Response
21 Sep 2017
Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed your stay. We always try to provide our homemade wine for guests to try - supply of eggs is dependent on our chickens and tends to go down significantly in the winter months!
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John M
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Amazing View”
Reviewed 13 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Comfortable, well-equipped barn with scenic views. Pet and Child friendly. We used as a base to visit Bolton Octagon theatre and to explore the surrounding area. The Dog Inn in Belthorn village is a wonderful friendly place for the whole family inc. dogs! Food superb. We had an all-round nice time.

Your age range 50-64
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Management Response
14 Jul 2017
So glad you enjoyed your stay - and also our local, Community-owned Pub - The Dog Inn!
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

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Management Response
26 Jun 2017
Thanks for your lovely comments - and we look forward to welcoming you back to Midsummer Barn when you are next in the UK
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bubbles90
Essex
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Cosy, with fantastic views!”
Reviewed 26 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We had a lovely few days at Midsummer Barn. The cottage was comfortable and very well equipped. The owner, Yvonne was on hand next door and ensured that our every need was fulfilled. There are some lovely places to visit around the area and a great way to end the day is to visit the local Community run pub, The Dog Inn. A great selection of local beers and a friendly atmosphere. We are looking forward to returning here again and to try out the restaurant which is currently being refurbished. My only disappointment is that there was no barbeque in the garden which would have been lovely to be able to cook and eat outside taking in the amazing views (weather permitting). Looking forward to returning again in the future, thank you.

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Management Response
26 May 2017
Glad you enjoyed your stay, and our local Community-owned pub. Getting a barbeque for the back garden is a great idea - so hopefully we will have one for your next visit - although I won't be able to guarantee such fab weather next time!
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