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Foley's Cottage

Corton, Wiltshire (Ref. 988922)



Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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

Reviews & Ratings

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47 Customer Reviews

  • "Beautiful cottage and gardens!"

    Just as it was portrayed. Very peaceful to relax in but also lots of walks and pubs around aswell. The cottage was very cosy and warm and it was well equipped to cook in . Altogether it was a wonderful holiday location and I hope to come back again !

    Thank you for your lovely feedback and we're delighted that you had a peaceful, relaxing stay (and some nice walks too). We hope to welcome you back again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by SusiApr 2022

  • "Lovely well equipped cottage in great surroundings."

    Excellent instructions and directions from cottage owner.

    Thank you for your feedback. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back any time in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by HywelOct 2021

  • "Sorry for the delayed review."

    We really loved our stay it was everything that we could hoped for and more. Truly a wonderful experience, so tranquil and relaxing with everything on-site that you could wish for. Definitely will want to come back. Thank you

    Thank you for your feedback. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back any time in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by KatharineSep 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage with fantastic garden."

    We had peace and quiet and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The welcome hamper was much appreciated and Mrs Ball is so friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by WendyJul 2021

  • "Our stay at Foley's Cottage was fantastic!"

    Initial communications with Judith were warm and welcoming and any queries we had throughout our stay were promptly attended to and resolved. The property is situated in a lovely area with beautiful tiered gardens at the rear. The summer house was a great addition with a small fridge to keep drinks cool, and shelter for respite from the sun. The cottage had everything we needed for the week and we even managed to have a fire on one of the cooler evenings, that said, the central heating is excellent so the fire was more for atmosphere and marshmallows ;) The only issue we had was with the address that Sykes listed on their website and in their communications, which was incorrect, however Judith's directions were spot on and once I fed this back to her she was going to contact Sykes to have it rectified. 100% would love to stay again!

    Thank you for your feedback. We're so pleased that you had such a lovely stay at Foley's Cottage. You're always welcome to stay again in the future! Property Owner

    Reviewed by SimonJun 2021

  • "We had a lovely holiday at Foleys Cottage it was a beautiful cottage and fantastic garden right in the middle of all things we wanted to see in Wiltshire."

    It was Nice to arrive to a welcome pack and there is a pub/restaurant just 2mins walk which serves amazing food

    Reviewed by SarahMay 2021

  • "Foley's Cottage is a beautiful, peaceful location."

    It is so picturesque and in the perfect location. Set on its own, but only a short walk to the local hostelry "The Dove Inn". Very easy to get to and only a short drive to many local attractions, such as Stonehenge, Salisbury, The New Forest and Bournemouth, to mention just a few. It is also perfect for a walk in the countryside too. After a pleasant day out, it's the perfect place to return to and relax, either in the beautiful gardens or the summer house. The enclosed yard is perfect for a relaxing meal outdoors in the fresh air, or under the cover of the very large umbrella, if the weather isn't too favourable. We had a wonderful, relaxing stay, and can't wait to return again. There was a lovely welcome hamper to greet us when we arrived. I would thoroughly recommend a stay here, it's the perfect location for couples, families, or a group of friends. I guarantee you won't regret a stay here.

    Thank you recommending Foley's Cottage and for your lovely comments. We cannot wait to welcome you back! Property Owner

    Reviewed by RobertMay 2021

  • "We had a great week at Foley’s."

    The cottage is warm, welcoming and comfortable. The garden is a delight. The cottage is the perfect place for exploring the lovely Wylye valley. We were sorry to leave and hope to be back.

    We are pleased to hear you had a great week at Foley's and we would love for you to return in the near future! Property Owner

    Reviewed by HugoApr 2021

  • "The house is lovely in a great location but best of all is the amazing garden."

    Reviewed by StevenApr 2021

  • "Wonderful cottage amazing garden and fantastic pub minutes away with superb food."

    This was an exceptional and beautiful property and the 4 of us thoroughly enjoyed our time there. We would recommend this cottage without a shadow of doubt truly magical.

    Thank you for the great review! We’re so happy you loved Foley's Cottage! Property Owner

    Reviewed by GarySep 2020

  • "Foleys Cottage was even more beautiful than we imagined!"

    From the quintessentially English garden to beamed low ceilings, uneven floors and even the antique rocking horse, it was perfect! The owners were really helpful and the cottage was clean and in good condition, with lovely extras like toiletries and a welcome hamper. We would definitely recommend this cottage and will hopefully return ourselves soon

    Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay at Foley's Cottage. It's lovely to get wonderful feedback from our guests and we hope to welcome you back again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anne-marieAug 2020

  • "A beautiful, clean cottage."

    Secluded and private. Hamper with coffee,tea and biscuits on arrival. Wonderful garden. All maintained to a high standard. A real home from home. Key instructions dealt with in a very friendly and proffessional way.

    Many thanks for your lovely comments on Foley's Cottage. Hideaways Property Owner

    Reviewed by RayMar 2020

  • "The lovely cottage is in a very rural location offering great walks amid beautiful countryside, however, close by pubs at Corton, Upton Lovell and Stockton Park offered great food and a very warm welcome."

    We would highly recommend Foleys Cottage

    Reviewed by RichardOct 2019

  • "The beds really comfortable, the sofas also comfortable, the top bedroom and the garden room were delightful."

    Unfortunately it was let down by the following, Both the lounge and master bedroom were extremely dark, we had to have the lights on all the time but even then they were still dark. A large part of the garden was very uncared for. The parking area was a joke. If two cars were able park there it would have been a miracle. As well as being quite steep the parking area also dipped to one side. Unpacking and packing the top box was extremely challenging. A note was left informing us that the main shower was not working which meant six people had to use a very small ground floor shower, I think that might warrant a some sort of refund. Whether you publish this feedback I leave to you, but I feel that the description was not quite accurate. But I take my hat off to the photographer for making it look so much better than it was.

    Reviewed by CarolSep 2019

  • "The cottage and gardens are charming & absolutely wonderful."

    We thoroughly enjoyed choosing different settings to have morning coffee, a meal, afternoon cheese & wine or evening cocktail. There are just so many fabulous options. Picking an apple, pear or even local brambles (that are everywhere), to have with breakfast, was a bonus. Local pubs recommended by the proprietor are worth repeated visits. We certainly hope to return to Foley’s Cottage again in the future! Thank you!

    Reviewed by JackAug 2019

  • "I think the reassurance of using a well established company when choosing your family holiday cannot be underestimated."

    There are no worries about being scammed and you know that should there be any problems at all you can contact Sykes Holiday Cottages directly. We had an amazing family holiday!

    Reviewed by SusanJul 2019

  • "Wifi is very hit and miss and you have long periods when there is no access."

    Local pub The Dove Inn was really good. The garden was very relaxing.

    Dear Mr Grunwell, Thank you for alerting us to this matter, you will be pleased to know that fibre has just become available in our area so we have installed the most powerful wi-fi hub on the market to ensure that the WiFi is fast and reliable. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MarkJun 2019

  • "This was our second visit to Foley's Cottage,the first being during the Summer."

    It was every bit as good during the Winter. Beautifully warm and comfortable and very well equipped. My wife and I together with our two grown up children had a wonderful Christmas in this beautiful cottage.My only comment is that a little padding on the main beam in the living room would be appreciated by this over 6ft tall man but that's largely my own fault!

    Dec 2018

  • "Thank you so very much for the wonderful welcome basket and for allowing us to stay in your little peace of heaven."

    The house is delightful and the gardens are spectacular. Our children really enjoyed the summer house. We visited Stonehenge, Salisbury, The Eden Project, Oxford and Bath. We've toured houses and gardens but I think for all of us our favourite thing about the week has been our country walks around Corton and our quiet evenings in the cottage. Such a special place.

    Mr & Mrs Binns And Family

  • "We have fallen in love with this cosy cottage, so tastefully decorated with all amenities."

    Very peaceful, the Summerhouse was so special - it and the gardens are quite magical. Loved the Dove Inn and the food at the Ginger Piggery was delicious. The surrounding towns and villages are out of a fairy tale. We visited Bath, Stow on the Wold and Chipping Camden as well as Salisbury and Stonehenge. Spent our last day here at the cottage. Thank you for our Welcome Hamper! Most of all thank you for sharing this very special home with us. We hope to return soon!

    Bresnie-Hoffman Family

  • "A wonderful stay in an idyllic cottage."

    It's a cottage which typifies rural England at its best! Full of character and charm - the master bedroom leading onto the garden is a superb feature. Thank you for a great stay!

    The Carnie Family

  • "After watching so many episodes of Escape to the Country it was wonderful to stay in a thatched cottage and experience the beautiful English countryside!"

    We had a fantastic week. We loved Cheddar Gorge, Longleat and going on a canal ride in Bath. We had a lovely dinner at the Prince Leopold Inn and got to feed trout in the river! The garden leading out from the bedroom is beautiful. We have had a lovely week in your beautiful cottage. Thank you.

    The Lay Family

  • "Very relaxing stay in a warm, cosy and welcoming cottage."

    Would highly recommend Stonehenge, Bath and Longleat - especially if staying with children. So much to see and do in this lovely area - could do with another week.

    The Evans And Clarke Families

  • "We stayed here for a short break in October."

    It was a picturesque location and allowed our family of 6 to spread out, play in the gardens and relax at home for dinner. We could also easily get to Bath and Stonehenge. Special thanks for walking us through the last few meters to the place as we arrived late at night and it was difficult to see the cottage!

    Guest's Review On TripAdvisor

  • "This was our first family holiday at Foley's Cottage and we had a wonderful time."

    The cottage itself is charming, with a lovely garden. The rooms are all cosy and comfortable and the kitchen/diner was a natural gathering spot. The location is perfect for exploring Wiltshire and we made day trips to Stonehenge, Longleat, Bath and Avebury. Warminster is close by for shopping (and has a Waitrose). Several nice country pubs are nearby for evening meals. A lovely place to stay - highly recommended!

    Guest's Review On TripAdvisor

  • "Thank you for a relaxing and comfortable stay - we loved the walks around Heytesbury and Fontwell Bishop."

    Enjoyed a lovely meal at The Prince Leopold, Upton Lovell.

    Mr & Mrs Williams

  • "We had nice weather and a very comfortable stay at Foley's Cottage."

    We enjoyed days out to Cheddar Gorge and Longleat. As really stunning cottage in a really beautiful garden, perfect for prosecco and cake on the lawn.

    The Pine

  • "What a beautiful cottage in a stunning part of the world."

    We had three full days of walking (70km in all). Wow!! Forest, hills, wildlife and beauty all around. Salisbury is a lovely city and the cathedral a must to visit. Thank you.... we will be back!

    Mr And Mrs Baldwin

  • "We have had a lovely holiday in this beautiful cottage."

    There was nothing missing that could have made our stay any better (thank you for the thoughtful goody basket). We visited Cheddar Gorge (beautiful views, well worth the climb), Longleat, The Bratton White Horse (again breath taking views), Poole (lovely finds at the pottery). Thanks again, we have already told our friends!

    Mr & Mrs Dullage

  • "A jewel in the heart of Wiltshire - beautiful cottage, picturesque location and surrounding countryside with so many fantastic places to visit."

    A memorable nine days! Heart-filled thanks.

    Mr And Mrs Bradshaw

  • "Thanks to our host, we found your cottage to be Wonderfoley!"

    To all the guests that follow, we hope you have a great time too!

    Mr & Mrs Wood

  • "We came here last year for New Year and booked again because we loved it so much and it didn't disappoint!"

    Fabulous stay in a lovely cottage, thank you.

    The Watts

  • "We have had a brilliant Christmas at Foley's Cottage - Thank you for arranging the beautiful tree and Father Christmas found us here too!"

    Our girls loved it and it was the perfect cosy retreat for our family Christmas. Thank you so much and Happy New Year!

    Mr & Mrs Williams

  • "Thank you for a lovely stay in your super cottage."

    We loved the retreat it gave us over the festive period. The walks around here are lovely and relaxing (even with three kids in tow!). We visited Bath which was busy but stunning. We were also given a tip from the lady at The Dove Inn about the Festival of Lights at Longleat - we managed to get a couple of tickets and went on 2 January and the whole thing was amazing. We would love to come back some day.

    The Watts Family

  • "Lovely cottage, great location and beautiful garden!"

    We have had a wonderful time here!\ Thank you.\

    The Gore Family

  • "We have greatly enjoyed our stay here at Foley's cottage and we have been very lucky with the weather!"

    We have been very comfortable in the cottage and the garden is beautiful. We have loved spending both sunny mornings and evenings on the terrace and lounging in the big garden chair!\ Thank you very much for the lovely stay, we would definitely recommend the cottage to anyone.\

    The Mortell Family

  • "Enjoyed an incredible warm and lovely week in Foley's Cottage."

    The weather was so good that we spent several days in the cottage garden. Also visited Salisbury Cathedral, Wells Cathedral, Bath, Sherborne, Shaftesbury, Stonehenge and Old Sarum.\ A fabulous stay! Thank you!\

    The Wilson Family

  • "Welcome pack much appreciated."

    Lovely cottage and garden especially the big seat! Would recommend The Dove Inn and the Thai Rice restaurant in Warminster. Salisbury good to visit as is Boscombe Down Aviation Collection and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

    Trevor, Leslie, Matthew And Sarah Washington, Tyne & Wear

  • "Lovely house and gardens."

    Lovely birthday celebration.\ Thanks\

    The McKinlay Family

  • "We had a wonderful stay in this amazing cottage and surrounding area."

    We visited some of the surrounding villages and enjoyed afternoon tea then games in the summer house! Would definitely recommend The Dove Inn for a meal as we enjoyed a wonderful Sunday roast! The cottage was well equipped and very comfortable and along with a stunning garden made the perfect Easter getaway, wish we could have stayed longer!\ Thank you!\

    The Andersons And The Grahams

  • "Another amazing week, our sincere thanks."

    The Wallace And Edmonton Party

  • "The cottage was charming and nicely located - very peaceful."

    Wonderful gardens. The layout of the rooms worked well. Furniture and fittings were comfortable, attractive and homely. The cottage feels like a home and not simply a holiday let. The kitchen and fittings let the house down a little, hence not awarding the top score.


  • "The cottage was very well appointed and very comfortable."

    The kitchen was very well equipped.the garden was beautiful and a real pleasure to sit in.....we had amazing weather!

    Anne Hicks

  • "The very definition of "quaint", Foley's cottage looks like your typical old-fashioned, English home on the outside: small and charming (and thatched!"

    ), but inside was big enough for our family of 4 kids and 2 adults to come "home" to and relax next to a cozy fire after a tiring day of exploring the countryside. Kids (ages 6, 8, 9 and 11) loved exploring, roaming and running around the backyard playing all kinds of games. Going further afield, its location was ideally situated for day trips out to Bath, Avebury and Salisbury. Would not hesitate to recommend Foley's Cottage to friends and family ... but only if I don't book the place again first!

    Guest's Review On TripAdvisor

  • "What a beautiful and welcoming cottage."

    The photos do not do it justice! We have had a wonderful week here, log fire burning, games. Everything you could need is here and the kitchen well equipped so we were able to cook a wonderful Christmas dinner

    The Peake

  • "Thank you for letting us enjoy a few days in this magnificent cottage, the ideal home for a truly traditional Christmas; it made all the difference!"

    Beautiful grounds all around and some crispy snow on Wednesday!

    The Christofides Family

  • "This cottage is wonderful."

    We all felt at home during this time. Thank you so much for everything. This place offers the perfect relaxing feeling and still you will get to see lots of places.

    The Timmermans

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with vanity unit and basin, 1 x twin, 1 x second floor double with French windows leading out to the garden
  • Second floor bathroom with bath, shower over, hand-held shower and basin
  • Separate second floor WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Lounge with comfortable seating and inglenook fireplace
  • Summerhouse with fridge and comfortable seating..
  • Central heating with inglenook fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed landscaped garden with patio/outdoor dining area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 1 min walk
  • Note: Small children should be supervised in the garden due to changes in level and steep spiral staircase leading to patio area
  • This may also not be suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: Fly fishing available on the River Wylye on prior arrangement with the owner.

The property

Tucked away behind mature hedges and approached via a wooden footbridge, Foley’s Cottage is every inch the Quintessential English country cottage – thatched, detached and tucked away on a quiet lane, impossibly cute and surrounded by a delightful garden. Unsurprisingly, we fell in love with the cottage when we visited, and are sure you will too!.

Inside the cottage is cosy and peaceful yet it is full of traditional charms which give it a lovely, historic feeling.

The colours are restful and muted and with the...

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About the location


Frome 7.6 miles

The delightful Wiltshire market town of Warminster can be found to the south west of Salisbury Plain, at the head of the lush Wylye Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Well known for its military connections, the old charm of the town centre has been preserved, where you can still find quaint houses and inns built from the local Warminster stone. Just a two scenic walk away there are lovely walks in abundance, whilst no visit to this area would be complete without exploring the stunning house, gardens and safari park at Longleat. Warminster boasts three supermarkets, many restaurants, pubs, coffee shops, several antique shops, a museum, a theatre, a magnificent park with a lake, skatepark, tennis courts and a nature reserve, Smallbrook Meadows can be accessed on foot, starting with just a short stroll. The award-winning Warminster Maltings who still malt barley the traditional way for the beer industry, do occasional tours for visitors and cream teas in Summer. Alternatively, visits to the magnificent cities of Bath and Salisbury, or Stourhead, National Trust and Stonehenge, British Heritage are not to be missed. This lovely area is full of surprises, providing a great base for your excursions.

Region Information

Note: Small children should be supervised in the garden due to changes in level and steep spiral staircase leading to patio area. This may also not be suitable for those with limited mobility.
Please be aware given the rural location Wifi can occasionally be intermittent.
Note: Due to the nature of this property, ceilings are low and may not be suitable for taller people.
Note: Please do not use google maps for directions.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas