Old Hay Barn Luxury Holiday Cottage - Guestbook

We have had a very relaxing stay in your beautiful cosy cottage! Would definitely recommend to family/friends. Thanks for the welcome gifts.

Nicola, Lyndsey, Emily, Rachel & Sharisse - Warwickshire, 

What a wonderful stay we had in this beautiful and well equipped cottage. Welcomed with flowers, prosecco, cheese board, cakes and snacks a very good first impression! Even dog treats for our little furry friend.

The cottage was well designed and thoughtfully kitted our for a cosy stay in the stunning countryside. Comfy beds, sofas and a hot tub along with everything you need in the kitchen to cook, even a slow cooker and steamer. Very helpful owners on hand if you need them. Testing the hot tub water each day reassuring. Nice little village pub strolling distance and stunning scenery and walks from the doorstep. Would return again and highly recommend it .
If you are taking a dog take a long leash as the garden isn’t secure and there is a cat and chickens to tempt it to run off!

C Nash - Bridgnorth, Shropshire, 

Beautiful! Really made my birthday special, we all had a wonderful weekend. Thanks! x

Jade, Rachel, Luana, Jordan, Nicola and Vali - Sheffield, 

What an amazing find in beautiful Yorkshire. Fantastic accommodation and great, thoughtful hosts - we loved every minute and hope to return - will certainly be recommending you to our friends and family :-) :-) xx

Helen. Mary, Maurice, Matthew, Troy, Donna & Ethan - Derby, Tamworth & London, 

Beautiful well equipped cottage for my 40th birthday celebrations, balloons, wine, cake & flowers a lovely touch. Delicious cheeseboard. I don't think there's anything you haven't thought of. Thank you for a wonderful weekend. Hope to return in the future. x

Louise, Sue, Dianne & Jo, 

Had the most amazing weekend for my 60th and Elsa's 4th. What an amazing place, just like home. Hot Tub was great. The place is a credit to the owners.

Anne, Jen, Vanessa, Lynn, Jenny, Elsa & Molly - Brighouse, Huddersfield, 

Had a lovely weekend in your beautiful cottage. Comfy, clean and cozy. An amazing place!

Ali, Cat, Sarah & Francine (ng girls) - Nottingham, 

Had a fabulous weekend celebrating Joy's 60th birthday is this beautiful cottage & surroundings. The hot tub was an added bonus & was amazing!! Thank you for your welcome gifts x.

Joy, Jill, Liz, Deb & Sue - Nottingham & Durham, 

A wonderful, well equipped 5 star cottage booked as a surprise by our family for Jeff's 60th. A lovely welcome pack on arrival, flowers, cheese board and even a display of 60th birthday balloons! Very peaceful relaxing holiday and loved the hot tub.

J & G Evans & Family - Westhoughton, Bolton, 

Thank you for welcoming us all. This has been a wonderful holiday cottage for us all to gather, relax and enjoy the fresh air. We will spread the word. All the boxes ticked!!

J Lonsdale & Friends & Dogs - Northumberland, London & Cornwall, 

Cosy, lovely views, fantastic local pubs. 5* accommodation - immaculate cottage, nice walks, such an amazing hot tub. Facilities have all you could possibly want! Thank you, we (Lynne & Vanessa) are returning in 4 weeks time, just loved it so much!

Gary, Vanessa, Kel, Lynne, Oliver, Molly & Elsa - Brighouse, 

We had an amazing family Christmas! Lovely house, beautiful location. Hot tub on Christmas Day was a treat! And thank you so much for the little extras, even a gift for the little one! x

The Benjamin. Murray, Woodward, Edwards & Coleman family - Lancashire, Leigh, Leeds & South Wales, 

What a beautiful cottage, just perfect for our mini holiday. Love the personal touches, presents for the kids, wine & cheese for adults. Have had a fantastic time. Thanx

Thank you for the lovely experience over the past 4 days. Could not have wanted for anything, rain, snow, sunshine, you provided everything.

The Hydes & Goodwins - Gold Coast, Australia & Nottingham, England, 

Darren & Amanda thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful cottage. We had a fabulous time. It really is the nicest cottage we have stayed in. The welcome gifts really make is special! xx

Mark, Emma, Ella, Amber & Polly - Leeds, 

Fantastic cottage, absolutely immaculate. Best one we've ever stayed in by far!

Sue & Jo, 

This is the cutest cottage I have ever seen!


We have had a 'perfect' weekend and the 'Bride to be' has had a lovely time! Great times in the Hot Tub under the stairs!

Cottage had everything we needed and more! Loved the personal touches! Thank you very much! xx

Laura P, 

Thanks for the nice time. The Hot Tub was great and I enjoyed egg collecting.

Alfie W, 

THANK YOU - for a wonderful weekend. This is a 5* cottage!! Stunning views, excellent start in the hot tub! Could not have wished for anything better. Would return again. Fantastic hosts with all amenities catered for. Darren and Amanda you are the best!!

M. Coley, 

We had a great time last week and the Old Hay Barn does you credit. The welcome “pack” was fantastic, specially the cheeseboard. That was so unexpected. Nice one. Thanks again for providing a great base of operations. Take care, we will recommend you to our friends with glowing praise.

P Marshall, 

Thank you for an amazing weekend. The cottage is beautiful and the location just perfect. The Hay Barn is well equipped and immaculately clean. The garden has such a beautiful view which was enjoyed even more from the hot tub with a glass of fizz! Thank you for the wine and cheese board, a lovely surprise. An added bonus was the local pub, lovely food and staff (take a torch for your return!!). The Carding Shed is definately worth a visit (I came away with the most AMAZING shoes!). Would love to return in the future as I can't find a fault with this amazing cottage. Thanks again, Nicola.

Nicola Stephenson, 

Dear Darren & Amanda

Thank you so much for such a lovely cottage. We really appreciated all the extra little touches. Even the baby settled in as if she were at home.

We really hope to come again. Good luck with the farmhouse.

Many thanks again, love Kat, Will, Lyra, Sue & Tim


Dear Darren and Amanda

Congratulations that you have been married for 4 weeks. I hope for the best future for you guys. Thank you for letting my family and I stay at your wonderful place and hope to see it again. It is amazing. Thank you again.

Love from Alana, Logan, Auntie Dawny, Mum, Dad and Roxie. Good luck xxx

Alana Kirby, 

Me and a group of friends stayed here for the weekend. Absolutely stunning, the owners have clearly put a lot of love and hard work into this Barn conversion. Beautifully decorated and expertly finished. The views are amazing overlooking the farm and woodland. Especially from the hot tub and raised garden. Hot tub is a great addition (as was the built in Bluetooth) perfect for the bbq area available. Complimentary cheese and Brownies was a nice touch. Thank you Darren and Amanda for having us. We will almost certainly be making a return.

Mr A Roberts, 

Exceeded Expectations

The conversion that Darren and Amanda have done to the barn is exceptional! Beautiful place and stunning location would absolutely recommend staying here to anyone. Plus the pub (the butchers arms) 5 mins walk down the road is also fantastic! Food was excellent.

Mr A Downer, 

We just spent a lovely weekend in The Old Hay Barn. The decor is beautiful and the cottage is immaculate, with very comfy beds. It is in a very peaceful setting and the view over the fields of sheep from the sun loungers or hot tub on the terrace is lovely. We arrived to a well-stocked house, even including wine, cheese and cake - we really did feel welcome! There is a nice pub a few minutes walk away. Lots to do in the area and we hardly managed any of it (too much time in the hot tub?) so will definitely be returning. Thank you Darren and Amanda for a lovely weekend.

Lucy Cunningham, 

Spent Monday to Friday in this beautiful barn, 2 families of 4. Lots of space for us all. Attention to detail was fantastic, they have thought of everything!!! The barn is finished to a very high standard, the beds and bedding are the best I've ever slept in. The hot tub outside was very relaxing, sat listening to only the trees and sheep with a glass of bubbly while soaking was just the icing on the cake for me! Darren and Amanda were very helpful, our welcome gift of a cheese board and wine and cake was very thoughtful. This is a very special place to relax and switch off. 5 stars from me!!

Anne clifton,