visitor reviews

                                                                      Visitor  Comments

       Reverse chronological order from 8-10-2016.

      These quotes are extracted from the visitor book and convey the  tenor of the comments for that week

7-11-16; "wiil be sorry to leave this lovely spot Peter, Au Revoir"

8-10-16 ""A brief glimpse of an otter on the opposite bank here. Kingfisher, Merlin & Barn Owl seen - lovely"

24-9-16 " Thanks for making our holiday so enjoyable, Peter "

17-9-16 " A lovely place, a lovely cottage, what more could anyone want? Enjoyed the fishing caught a nice mixture "

10-9-16 "So peaceful and relaxing. Have never stayed in a cottage with so many extras!"

2-9-16  "Blackberry picking, bird watching and trout fishing.  We now name the twin beds, marshmallow beds, so soft and cosy"

26-8-16 " For the 7th time - was magical"

12-8-16 " How lovely to be back! No shortage of things to do, and places to visit"

6-8-16 "everything we could possibly need provided"

30-7-16 "We couldn't have hoped for more - felt at home as soon as we walked through the door"

16-7-16 "Terry has loved fishing in this tranquil location and caught trout,roach,chub and pike"

9-7-16 "As we expected, a wonderful 2 weeks in River Cottage. we have seen all our usual favourites including otters"

28-5-16 "we have has a lovely week,cycling along all the lovely lanes and through some beautiful villages. The location is idylllic, seen lots of wild life, and the peace and quiet"

14-5-16 "I have so enjoyed sitting on your seat by the river and absorbing the\ delights of the English countryside"

23-12-15 "we have enjoyed a lovely stay at your warm and cosy cottage"

3-10-15 " What a wonderful hjidden gem, comfortable and clean cottage. All our needs met, such a peacefuland quiet place. loved seeing the swan and cygnets visiting each morning"

19-9-15 - "Lovely cottage. Enjoyed our stay with the weather not as bad as advertised."

2-9-15 - " What a gem!  Immaculately clean and extremely comfy"

26-8-15 - "The cottage is beautiful, you thought of everything...a place to relax.."

22-8-15 "Time to leave this wonderful little cottage. Amazing views whatever the weather..we will be sharing our wonderful little find"

15-8-15 - "We have had a lovely week at the cottage - drinking wine on the bench by the river. The cottage was perfect"

8-8-15 - " The peace and quiet was greatly appreciated. Have already recommended to friends"

31-7-15 - "It is a very comfortable cottage and this year's bad weather did not trouble me"

25-7-15 - A lovely cottage, extremely well appointed, and a very warm welcome from Peter"

18-7-15 - "had a lovely week, found the cottage very comfortable and enjoyed the view"

4-7-15 -  "Lovely comfortable cottage; we loved it. We haven't walked so much for a very long time"

20-6-15 - "Once agian we have had a lovely time in your cottage"

13-6-15 - " truley wonderful in every way"

6-6-15 - " We have enjoyed our stay in this delightful cottage - so welcoming and comfortable"

30-5-15 - "Lovely cottage, most comfortable bed ever! Great area for wildlife, birds a plenty including resident owl & kingfishers. Norfolk is truely a most wonderful place & still unspoilt"

25-4-15 - "my sister loved Norfolk and I enjoyed showing her my favourite cottage."

march 2015 - "My stay here has been like a jome from home. Numerous sightings of two barn owls circling the marshland opposite as well as deer and the otter."

20-1-15 - "We've had an amazing holiday and really enjoyed staying in your delightful cottage. Your owls, deer and kingfisher were brilliant and seeing everything in mid-winter was very different from last June.                                                                                                                                             Warmth and comfort from the moment we opened the door. We are already planning to come back"

1-11-14 - 'lovely  stay - just wish it could have been longer

13-9-14 - 'Have seen barn owl, most sightings this week have been 8am-ish and 4pm-ish....these times are usually good for seing the otters..have seen the kingfisher two mornings...tawny owl perched in tree at front.'.

23-8-2014 - 'We have enjoyed another peaceful week in your delightful cottage- we will return - '

16-8-2104 - 'If we could stay on, we would !'

9-8-2014 - 'We have enjoyed our stay in this lovely comfortable cottage'

19-7-2014 - 'We've truly had a glorious week, / Pleasures here, not hard to seek./ Wild life too is worth a mention,/ It really does grab your attention.'

13-7-2014 - ' Just lovely, Many Thanks Peter'

5-7-2014 - 'We enjoyed several evenings sitting on 'Peters' bench watching the sunset, with the cows for an audience'

28-6-2014  - 'many thanks for an excellent week in your comfortable cottage. Loved the riverside seat with owls and kestrels to watch.'

21-6-2014 - 'This is a lovely cottage in a pretty and tranquil location'

14-6-2014 - ' A lovely cottage - very spacious and well equipped & in an idyllic position.'

6-6-2014 - 'superior accommodation and facilties -very thoughtful for all needs'

1-6-2014 - ' Once more we have enjoyed a lovely peaceful  holiday in wonderful surroundings'

3-5-2014 - ' our third visit in the last 11 months and have already booked our next'

18-4-2014 - ' Aylsham is a lovely town...all feeling relaxed and we would like to return'

5-4-2014 - 'great week once more. Thank you so much'

22-3-2014 - 'Many thanks Peter, we found peace and contentment'

15-2-2014 - ' Tremendous wildlife with Barn Owls and Roe Deer across the river.'

3-1-2014 - 'The cottage is just as lovely as we remember it....The fire made the sitting room very cosy and the whole cottage was very warm'

 23-10-2013 - 'Another wonderful four days - not long enough. Just gets better'

 19-10-2013 - 'We have much appreciated this lovely cottage. It exceeded  our expectations in comfort, warmth and equipment. We had to stop using the stove in the evenings as we were too warm! What a relaxing spot'

 28-9-2013 - ' couldn't wish for a more perfect location...thanks Peter for the loan of the bikes, that was great fun..'

 21-9-2013 - 'Drabblegate River Cottage certainly exceeded all our expectations. It is without doubt the most comfortable and well equipped cottage we have ever stayed in'

 14-9-2013 - 'Another wonderful week..we can recommend all the eating places in Aylsham - we've been to all of them this week'

 22-8-2013 - 'I think we can safely say that Peter's cottage is one of our favourite places on the planet'

 9-8-2013 - 'The cottage has been all that it was last year - so clean & comfy'

 26-7-2013 - 'fantastic holiday, all we could ask for, great place, great location, excellent host'

 29-6-2013 - 'Drabblegate Cottage in clean, comfortable and has everything you need. Peter has thought of every single item needed'

 21-6-2013 - 'Had a great time at River Cottage...loved the river with our evening drinks and seein the ducks with their babies'

 14-6-2013 -  'we have enjoyed our stay in you lovely cottage....what we love is the peace and tranquility'

 1-6-2013 - 'What a wonderful week we have enjoyed at River Cottage....excellent cottage and facilities. Have seen barn owl and best of all an otter in the river..'

  9-5-2013 - 'here we are at River Cottage again and what a restful time we have had'

  3-5-2013 - 'many thanks Peter for the opportunity to stay in a lovely cottage with lovely scenery'

  15-3-2013 - 'we four have enjoyed a fabulous week in Peter's cottage...the woodburner is very good'

  30-10-2012 - 'It is a perfect location, lovely warm cosy cottage with everything you need for a relaxing time'

  21-10-2012 - 'What a joy to be back at River Cottage.'

  22-9-2012 - 'we have really enjoyed staying in this lovely, peaceful cottage. We've seen swans flying down the river, kingfishers andmost exciting of all we saw an otter paddling along the river bank.'

   15-9-2012 - 'great home from home accommodation,....Everything needed is provided'

   1-9-2012 - 'horrible to leave but definitely 2 weeks next year'

   25-8-2012 - 'We managed to see two Barn Owls this year and a kingfisher together with lots of other wildlife'

  11-8-2012 - 'a super holiday in a most excellent cottage and quiet tranquil setting.'

  28-7-2012 - 'Drabblegate cottage surpasses the photos on the website...excellent area for cycling.'

 21-7-2012 - 'At last a cottage that has lived up to all expectations and was true to it's website image and information.'

  30-6-2012 - 'a very peaceful week at this charming cottage. Quite a find!'

  23-6-2012 - 'what better way to relax and watch the river roll by'

   9-6-2012 - 'the Barn Owls gave a good evening display'

  26-5-2012 - 'had a super week in a lovely peaceful spot'

   17-9-2011- 'another week in beautiful Norfolk & Drabblegate in particular! We have enjoyed walking, cycling the delightful lanes'

     9-9-2011- 'the cottage is wonderful,has everything you could possibly need'

     2-9-2011- 'thank you for a wonderful relaxing place to stay with all the comforts of home'

   20-8-2011- 'wildlife spotted/heard here-heard tawny owls and spotted barn owl, frogs, bats,woodpecker, kingfisher,lots of lady birds!                                                                                      

                  Heard foxes and possibly deer. Lots of pond life! Bench is a good place to sit'.

     6-8-2011- 'peter, as always is wonderful and the cottage is perfect'

   30-7-2011- 'we will take home many happy memories and the sincere hope we will return one day soon'

   29-7-2011- 'the cottage is very comfortable with everything you need to make it home from home'

   25-6-2011- 'cottage as lovely as ever'

     3-6-2011- 'we have had a fantastic week staying in this lovely cottage'

   22-4-2011-  'beautiful surroundings - J. enjoyed painting the views'

 29-03-2011- 'had great views of deer and barn owl at the cottage'

     6-2-2011 - 'another good week in Norfolk'

    5-11-2010  - ' we had a lovely time in your wonderful cottage'

   25-10-2010  - 'thanks Peter for a perfect holiday cottage'

    25-9-2010 - 'you supplied everything that we could possibly need'

   18-9-2010 - 'yet once again a lovely holiday, thank you for the cleanliness and wonderful hospitality'

   11-9-2010 - 'this was a wonderful week for us in your idyllic cottage'

     3-9-2010 - 'we have had a great week at the cottage again'

    21-8-2010 - ' another 2 weeks in our little haven'

      7-8- 2010 - 'we found the cottage very comfortable and well equipped'

      24-7-2010 - 'as usual another good week, walking, cycling, golfing. Still great location'

     17-7-2010 - 'thank you for the.....that were very welcome on our arrival and very much appreciated'

     10-7-2010 - 'we have had a most enjoyable holiday visting places of interest'

      3-7-2010 - 'thank Peter for the lovely house'

     26-6-2010 - ' we have had such a lovely week in your perfect cottage' 'definitely the best standard we have ever had'

    19-6-2010 - 'we have stayed elsewhere in Norfolk but nowhere as well equipped or with as lovely a location'

     12-6-2010 -'lots of thoughtful touches and warm! (despite the cold outside)'

    29-5-2010 - 'It is wonderful sitting by the river of an evening'

    22-5-2010 - ' The wildlife is amazing'

    10-4-2010- 'we both thought the cottage a wonderful place to rest our weary bones each day'

    3-4-2010 - 'lovely location, convenient for Aylsham which is a very interesting and attaractive market town'

    2-4-2010 - 'it has been really cosy in the evenings with the woodburner'

   16-3-2010 -  'really enjoyed looking out of the bedroom window at all the passing wildlife'

    23-1-2010 - ' your attention to detail in the cottage is superb'

   27-12-2009 - 'this has to be the most impressivley equiped cottage anywhere! and the most wonderful location'

   23-10-2009 - 'everything you could want in this lovely cottage, cleanliness, fully equipped'

   17-10-2009 - ' what more could anybody want'

   10-10-2009 - 'what a wonderful week we've had'

    26-9-2009 - 'although we have visited areas of Norfolk many times, from hotels to B&B and self catering this has to be the very very best'

     19-9-2009 - 'beautiful cottage, best equipped and most comfortable we have ever stayed in'

    12-09-2009 - 'you have a beautiful little cottage'

      8-8-2009 - 'EXCELLENT! is the only word that springs to mind'

     1-8-2009 -  'we feel completely relaxed and we are all very reluctant to leave this little haven of calm'

     31-7-2009 - 'what a lovely cottage and location - lots to see and do'

     25-7-2009 - sitting on the bench watching the sun set and the ducks dabbling, with a G&T is the perfect way to spend an evening'

     11-7-2009 - 'there is so much history to see around here, we'll have to come again'

      4-7-2009 - 'there were 4 ladies from Kent, on having a good time hell bent, they found the perfect location.........'

      27-6-2009 - 'it was K's idea of heaven to be able to walk across the road and fish - especially the big trout he landed'

     13-5-2009 - 'thank you Peter for letting us stay in your idyllic cottage'

       6-5-2009 - 'the best appointed holiday let we have experienced'

      16-5-2009 - 'H. has got fed up with hiding under the bed, so you had better check the wardrobes.......he wishes he could stay'

      25-4-2009 - 'we love norfolk and the cottage'

      18-4-2009 - 'very comfortable very well equiped cottage'

       11-4-2009 -  'thanks again for such a beautiful cottage'

       4-11-2009 - 'a  lovely cottage in a beautiful location'

        7-3-2009 - We loved watching the wildlife opposite particularly the deer and pheasants....and the owls hunting was rare treat'

       14-2-2009 - 'We had a lovely time is well set up for families'

      10-1-2009 - 'It is such a delightful location and being close to nature with the ever changing scenery opposite makes this cottage a must'

      27-12-2008 - 'we couldn't have asked for a more beautiful place to say'

        7-11-2008 - 'A fantastic relaxing place to spend a week, longer would be even better'

      11-10-2008 - 'The peace and tranquility of your cottage is very special and we have felt blessed this week in many ways'

       4-10-2008 - 'Our first ever trip to Norfolk and what a perfect place to find'

       27-9-2008 - ' We couldn't have asked for more' 

       20-9-2008- 'Thank you Peter for another lovely week'

      13-9-2008 - 'Peace, comfort and a brilliant location'

        8-9-2008 - ' Once more we have had a lovely break despite the changeable weather'

       30-8-2008 - 'Excellent week - would love to return'

       16-8-2008 - 'Have relaxed well in the evenings and found everything one needed'

        9-8-2008 - ' The cottage is faultless, but everyone is agreed on that!'

        2-8-2008 - 'By far the best appointed holiday accommodation we've stayed in'

      26-7-2008 - ' A beautiful and comfortable cottage with everything to hand and thoughtfully furnished'

      19/7/2008 - 'The rooms were lovely especially the bedroom upstairs with the wonderful view'

      12/7/2008 - 'It is probably the best cottage we have ever stayed in'

       5/7/2008 - 'Another great week. Cottage and river even better than we remembered'

     28/6/2008 - 'Thank you for being such a wonderful host and providing such a lovely clean place to stay.'  

     21/6/2008 -  'you have gone to great lengths to accommodate your guests in every way. The area is idylic ....'

       7/6/2008 -  'one of the best equipped places we have ever stayed at, enjoyed seeing all the birds that went down the river.'

       7/6/2008 -  'We have had a wonderful quiet and peaceful week surrounded by delightful countryside.'

     17/5/2008 -  'Drabblegate river cottage is absolutely delightful; the decor is lovely and the atmosphere so very pleasant and homely.' 

     10/5/2008 -  'Thanks Peter great cottage and views'

       3/5/2008 - 'We love it so much here - its perfect - wish we were staying longer'

      4/4/2008  -  'There was everything we needed and won't hesitate to recommend to friends'    

     29/3/2008 -    'We have had a wonderful week. The cottage is fantastic'

      24/3/2008 -   'the view is unbeatable ! loved watching the owls hunting each evening'

      21/3/2008 -   'the facilities in the cottage were fantastic, as normal'

      8/3/2008  -    'the cottage surpassed expectations ; fantastic location'

      29/2/2008 -    'local area a haven for wildlife and as yet unspoilt. Accommodation does not disappoint and will look to return'

        9/2/2008 -   'we have all fallen in love with the cottage and would love to come again'

     23/10/2007-   'the cottage is really in the vanguard of holiday homes'

       6/10/2007 -  'Everything is first class, your kindness and generosity are seldom found in these modern times... ps caught a 5lb Rainbow Trout'

      15/9/2007 -   'We really had a nice time, cottage was lovely and well equipped'

       8/9/2007 -    'The cottage is great and very well equipped so we hope to come again. We will certainly recommend it to our friends'

       2/9/2007 -    'Feel so at home here we would love to stay longer, there is everything you need for the perfect holiday'

       1/9/2007 -    'You've been the most perfect but invisible host, the kindness - the paddling pool, beautiful old cot + medicine + offer of a boat and that welcome'

       25/8/2007 -   'Fantastic week despite weather being very wet. Cottage delightful, view unbeatable, can't think of a better place to be 'holed up' in bad weather'

      11/8/2007 -   'What more can we say other than a big thank you for a fantastic relaxing stay in your beautiful cottage. The children loved watching the swans from their bedroom.'      

       4/8/2007 -    'Enjoyed our stay at River cottage, loved the views, wish we were here for longer, everyone is very friendly'

       7/7/2007 -    ' Ideal facilities for two couples. Fabulous location,views, serenity. Plenty of quiet lanes for cycling, we went miles! Plenty of golf courses to tackle'

      16/6/2007 -   'What a lovely cottage. Wish we could take the view home with us. Many Thanks'

        9/6/2007 -   'Thank you for allowing us to stay in your lovely cottage. everything you could possibly need was at hand, very comfortable and homely'

           nb.             this is a fair selection of comments,   there has not been a negative review

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