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Bonnings Cottage

(Ref. 1087280)

Barrington, Somerset Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • cottage (12)
  • lovely (8)
  • great (6)
  • village (6)
  • location (6)
  • well (6)

13 Customer Reviews

  • "Great for our family Xmas."

    Highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Vaughan5.0Dec 2023

  • "A wonderful cottage in a delightfully quiet village."

    The cottage had all the amenities required for a home away from home stay. After a cold & wet dog walk the log burner offers fantastic heat & comfort.

    Reviewed by Andy5.0Nov 2023

  • "The cottage exceeded are expectations - clean- well maintained - good information pack."

    It’s perfectly set up for dogs with nice touches like a dog stair guard - and you have a footpath up into the hills running right past the enclosed garden. The village of Barrington is beautiful, great for walking and with a pub that cooks possibly the best Sunday lunch in the West. By far the best Sykes Cottage we have stayed in - would give it 6 stars if I could.

    What a lovely review, thank you so much. I’m so glad you enjoyed the cottage and the village. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rosemary5.0Oct 2023

  • "We have just had a weeks stay at the cottage and it was lovely."

    Very well equipped, beautiful village, simple nice decor in keeping with the cottage style and a great location to get to places.

    Thank you for the feedback I’m very glad you had a good week. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kimberley4.1Sep 2023

  • "Lovely calming cottage beautifully presented."

    Such comfy beds and superb shower. Location is excellent for trips to Lyme Regis. Local pub very welcoming and large supermarket in Ilminster. It needs to have an iron available and it would have been good to know the recycling collection day - we just missed it! Parking is adequate for a small car only although there is always space on the lane.

    Thank you for the feedback, always good to hear what people like and where I can improve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ted4.7Sep 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage in a beautiful location."

    We all loved it here and didn’t want to leave.

    Thank you for the feedback Natalie. Very glad you all enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Natalie5.0Aug 2023

  • "Had a lovely stay at Bonnings Cottage."

    Very clean and tidy. Garden was lovely but could do with 5 chairs for sitting outside instead of 2 as the cottage is for 5 people. Television needs to be put on the shelf so that everyone can watch the television. It didn't bother us as we didn't watch it but others might.Parking is tight and had to be careful that you didn't scratch the bottom of your car but it does mention the parking in the description. Be careful of other nosy neighbours who assume that any car parked in the lane belongs to the cottage. We had an incident of someone reporting us to the owner when, in fact, it was a visitor to another property. We had parked in the road as advised. It was sorted but beware that some people do not like holidaymakers. Jennifer, the owner, was lovely about it all. Would use this cottage again if we wanted to visit the area. Pub in the village was expensive but lovely food. Barrington Court was easy to walk to and our elderly Cocker Spaniel enjoyed his stay there too.

    Reviewed by Janice5.0Jul 2023

  • "A lovely cottage in which to wind down and relax."

    Our stay was intended to be a base from which to attend a crafting course which worked well

    Reviewed by Gareth5.0Jun 2023

  • "This is a beautiful cottage to stay in."

    Amazing location. Just a perfect stay. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Apr 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, well equipped and comfortable and good communication from the owner."

    The village is very pretty with a good foody pub. There are plenty of footpaths for walks, the dog had a great time. Liked the hose near the front door to hose the mud of the dog. Our only niggle is that the parking space is quite small (cars up to 4.5mtrs) and difficult to manoeuvre in because of the stone wall. This isn't made clear in the listing and we only found out when we got the booking details. If you have a large car, as we do, it won't fit and you have to resort to street parking. The street is pretty narrow and we have already had our car damaged at another property in similar circunstances which is why we seek properties with off street parking. Just be aware.

    I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at the cottage and exploring the village. I have asked Sykes to make the parking situation clearer, I certainly don't want anyone having a negative surprise! Thank you for your feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Simon4.4Dec 2022

  • "Had a lovely week in the cottage."

    Very comfortable and it had everything you could need.Very good internet for Netflix. Safe garden for the dogs. Lovely quiet village

    Thank you for the great review. Really glad you had a good week and that the dogs approved. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christine4.4Oct 2022

  • "A beautiful cottage in a lovely location."

    Great walks locally and an enclosed garden, perfect for our dog. Everything we needed was in place, well equipped kitchen, TV to keep the kids happy and even a little annex to hide away in. Perfect!

    Thank you for your kind feedback Joanne, you and your family are welcome back anytime! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Jun 2022

  • "Cottage beautifully presented, very well equipped and everything thought of, even down to spare toiletries if we needed them."

    Many lovely touches including gorgeous flower displays and tasty treats for humans and dogs alike. Great location with stunning views and walks closeby as well as easy access to the major roads to visit larger towns. Private garden catches all the sunshine and would love to visit in the winter and get cosy in front of the log burner.

    Thank you for the lovely feedback Liz, I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Bonnings Cottage. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Liz5.0May 2022

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • External snug
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric double oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, wine cooler
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Garden with patio, furniture and cottage style borders
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Property is located in a quiet neighbourhood and dogs are not to be left unattended during your stay
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.8 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: The stairs are quite steep and narrow, please take care
  • Note: The parking space is only suitable for a medium-sized car and is quite tight
  • Please note: This property allows check in on Monday and Friday only.

The property

Hambridge 2.7 miles.

Resting in the picturesque village of Barrington near Hambridge, Bonnings Cottage is a traditional cottage in Somerset.

This pet-friendly cottage is ideal for families and friends alike hoping to explore Somerset and Dorset, with a garden, off-road parking and beautifully-appointed living areas.

Enter into a spacious entrance to kick off your boots and make yourself right at home.

In keeping with the original character, contemporary meets traditional in the kitchen/diner, equipped with two Belfast sinks, an electric double oven and induction hob, dishwasher and wine cooler; everything you need to whip up your favourite dishes!

After tucking in at the dining table for five, start the woodburning stove in the sitting room for evenings spent snuggled up in front of the TV!

Younger guests and anyone seeking a quieter escape can retreat to the external snug, a fully insulated and quiet space to read a book or play games.

Your canine companions have room to roam in the garden whilst you plan the day's adventures over a hot cup of coffee on the patio furniture.

Head upstairs to freshen up in the bathroom, complete with a bath and shower over to suit all guests.

All three bedrooms offer storage space, wooden latch doors and pretty décor to relax after busy days exploring Somerset and Dorset.

Barrington Court is a beautiful National Trust property just over a 5 minute walk away where there is a National Trust cafe along with local trades shops to explore along in the old outbuildings.

Barrington is a picture-postcard place to call home during your stay; The Barrington Boar is a gorgeous pub, just a quick 3 minute walk away that is acclaimed for it's food.

Bring your bikes and walking boots to embark on a number of footpaths that start just outside the cottage, especially with the Blackdown Hills AONB and Dorset AONB both within easy reach!

Stock up on the essentials in Hambridge or dine at the Brown & Forrest Smokery, whilst Langport, South Petherton and Ilminster are all well worth a visit.

You'll find a number of National Trust properties in the area including Priest's House, Lytes Cary Manor and Treasurer's House, Martock.

Centrally located, Bonnings Cottage is also close to the larger market towns of Taunton, Glastonbury and Quantock Hills AONB, whilst driving south brings you to Dorset's renowned Jurassic Coast for unforgettable coastal walks.

You'll be spoilt for choice with a stay at Bonnings Cottage!

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Ilminster 3.5 miles; Yeovil 13.5 miles

A charming village perched on the edge of the Somerset Levels. Barrington is brimming with period thatched cottages as well as the Grade 1 listed National Trust Barrington Court and a 13th century church. In terms of amenities, it boasts a well-respected gastropub and the Garlic Farm should you want some local produce to use for your home-cooked meals. Nearby there is everything you could wish for, from a range of National Parks and AONBs which you can walk and cycle through, as well as the well-equipped towns of Ilminster and Yeovil which offer excellent shopping and eating facilities.

Please note: This property allows check in on Monday and Friday only.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas