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    Puddle Duck Cottages

    The Old Stables, Bassenthwaite CA12 4QP, England
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    1 - 5 of 37 reviews

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    What can we say that hasn’t already been covered by previous reviews? We have just returned from our fourth visit to Puddle duck Cottages in two years and our second stay in Jemima. The cottage is located in the beautiful and quite village of Bassenthwaite...More

    Thank Les R
    Response from alisontrafford, Owner at Puddle Duck CottagesResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for a splendid review.! I enjoy making the place welcoming for our visitors, and Puddle ducks are the icing on the cake, with their many antics and little routines. I must also thank Les , Julie and Stephen for putting my ducks to...More

    Reviewed 11 October 2017

    Made a very last minute booking here based on its name and reviews .My wife and I stayed in the Nest on a two night break -spotlessly clean ,everything you needed an absolute delight perfect for 2. The nest is tastefully decorated being a conversion...More

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    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    We stayed at Rebecca Puddle Duck cottage - it had all that we required- it was clean, comfortable and cosy. We had a lovely stay here - our daughter didn't want to leave. The Indian runner ducks are lovely especially the 2 young ones. The...More

    Thank whiteboar13
    Response from alisontrafford, Owner at Puddle Duck CottagesResponded 14 October 2017

    Hi So pleased you enjoyed your stay here. The Indian Runner ducks are a huge attraction. The 2 young ones have not got their real feathers yet, but they are growing and will soon be ready for their first swim on the stream and join...More

    Reviewed 12 August 2017

    We stayed in Rebeca cottage. It's a very unique upside down cottage and well equipped throughout.The owners were always available for a chat or information and they were very kind and helpful. Village verry quiet and local people verry friendly. The area and the views...More

    Thank Egajauskas
    Response from alisontrafford, Owner at Puddle Duck CottagesResponded 14 August 2017

    Thank you for your kind review. We were pleased to help you enjoy your holiday in the Rebecca Puddle duck cottage here in Bassenthwaite Village and you found our cottage comfortable . So pleased you climbed Skiddaw mountain, not once but twice during your stay....More

    Reviewed 11 June 2017

    This is my families favourite place to stay and we have been going back year after year for over 10 years. I always enjoy it more than expensive holidays abroad. Lovely low key location with stunning scenery. High quality cottages and Mrs Trafford is a...More

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    Response from Mike H | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Mrs. Harrison, I think you have selected the wrong person to ask your question to. I am not staff at the cottage. I suggest you contact: 01768 776828 or you can look up their website. Unfortunately due to Trip Advisor... More
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