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33 reviews
St Edmond's Church in the centre of Sedgefield.
The quintessential English duck pond!
The annual Medieval Fayre in Sedgefield
Hardwick Park - a 10 minute walk from the cottage.
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Sedgefield, Durham, England

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Very good - based on 33 reviews
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tracey b
Newmarket, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A real home from home.”
Reviewed 25 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

My husband and I stayed at Cherry Blossom Cottage with our 2 adult children and 2 dogs for a local family christening. The cottage was very comfortable and welcoming to come back to, a real home from home. So much more relaxing and comfortable for our family than staying in a B & B. Although no parking at the cottage, there was easy parking directly across the road and lovely parkland for walking the dogs just across the road. Lesley was very approachable and helpful. Would recommend anyone to stay and would not hesitate to stay again when visiting our family in Co Durham.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
1 Jun 2015
Thank you very much for your kind comments and I look forward to welcoming you again to Cherry Blossom Cottage.
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Thomas B
Sankt Augustin, Germany
1 review
“Lovely”
Reviewed 23 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Very nice cottage. Excellent location, nice village, bus stop around the corner. Local supermarket has broad offering, including Continental-style bread rolls for breakfast. We did not try the restaurants, but multiple pubs and restaurants are available in Sedgefield. Cottage is very clean, windows close excellently. Cosy living room, nice and functional kitchen, bedrooms are also great.
WLAN worked without problems.
The only minor criticism is that the stone floor in the bath is pretty cold, but we are used to floor heating at home. The bath is quite modern and built as an extension in the back.
We would definitely recommend the cottage if you use public transport or have a car.

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Travelling group: Family with Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
24 Apr 2015
I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay in the cottage. It is always lovely to get such positive feedback. I am sorry the bathroom floor was cold, they are stone, perhaps we need to put in some fluffy slippers for people! I hope to see you again in Sedgefield next time you come and visit.
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bcoleman2...
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
1 review
“Lovely cottage, lovely village.”
Reviewed 4 April 2015 for a stay in February 2015

We stayed at the cottage to visit friends in the area and show my young family where I grew up and all the places I loved as a child. It was a lovely cottage to base ourselves and we loved coming back and making a roaring fire in the evenings. Super village to wander around and walk the dog.Durham city is beautiful and just as friendly as I had remembered. The cottage was an ideal base.

Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
13 Apr 2015
I hope you had a lovely stay and your children loved the area as much as we do!
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Ljdavies6...
Bury, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Brilliant cottage in a quaint village within driving distance of Durham.”
Reviewed 1 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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We stayed here for a week at the end of October. Although the weather was unusually warm we still lit the fire and the hot tub. It was a much needed rest for us.
The cottage was lovely with everything we needed. We only had to buy our food to cook. Although all of the pubs around serve food and there are lots of takeaways too. The only place that our dogs weren't allowed was in The Dunn Cow but it is more of a restaurant.
Across the road were plenty of fields to walk them and they were shattered most days.
The landlord of the Hardwick Arms recommended we drive to Durham College and then walk up the river into Durham. A lovely 25 minute walk along the river bank. It was just a shame the salmon weren't jumping the steps.

I would certainly consider staying at Cherry Blossom Cottage again and Lesley couldn't have been anymore helpful.

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Liked best: The open fire.
Liked least: Nothing.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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  • 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 this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
4 Nov 2014
I'm delighted you had such a relaxing week. County Durham is certainly a great area to explore and I am pleased you found plenty to do whilst still having time to chill. I look forward to seeing you in the future the next time you come to visit the area.
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Mark M
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Ideal cottage for a family holiday, fantastic hospitality throughout.”
Reviewed 2 September 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

This was a lovely cottage set in the heart of Sedgefield, a beautiful village.The owner Lesley, could not have been more helpful in ensuring our holiday was as good as possible. Large bedrooms and plenty of space overall. Fully equiped kitchen, including washer dryer, an essential if you have small children like us. Locals are very welcoming and Sedgefield has several good cafes, well stocked with delicious food and cakes! Plenty to do in the surrounding areas, you will not be bored. Tonnes for kids to do within a 30-40 min drive of the village. Great access to the motorway.

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Liked best: The owner had a stock of travel/tourist information specific to the kids++++
Liked least: The double bed looked good however it was very shaky and squeeky when trying to get to sleep.
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
  • 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 this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
13 Sep 2014
Thank you for your kind review. I'm pleased you had a great time and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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