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The Barn

(Ref. 989600)

Snitterby, Lincolnshire Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 3 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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77 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a wonderful time at the Barn, everything was perfect, we were very reluctant to come home!"

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Jun 2024

  • "A second visit to "The Barn."

    " Still a beautiful cottage which has had some lovely upgrades, everything you need has been provided and even a welcome pack which is Grade A* The garden is just the right size for our border collie Jonty to have his run about and he likes nothing better than sun bathing there, we have trouble getting him to come in. A short walk to the local pub and the locals are still there and very friendly, nice to be remembered by the landlord. Murray and Sarah the cottage owners are very friendly, always on hand if you need anything and/or advice on where to go. .

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0May 2024

  • "A medical emergency meant our week didn't finish in the way we expected but our stay at the barn was very comfortable."

    It was our 2nd stay. Murray and Sarah provided everything we needed including a food welcome pack. They were very helpful with my unexpected health problem. I also bought some of Victoria's plants for my garden at home. The barn is in a lovely setting by a stream. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Ray5.0May 2024

  • "The Barn was perfect for us, and Sara, Murray and Victoria very interesting and friendly."

    The Barn is high spec, new kitchen and bathroom, and very easy to use. There is walking from the house, and the roads are very quiet and the countryside very attractive. There are lots of interesting places to visit. In the evenings we enjoyed a beer in the conservatory and watching films from the extensive pile in the sitting room! Highly recommendable property.

    Reviewed by Lizbeth5.0Apr 2024

  • "A wonderful property, nicely decorated and very well equipped."

    Warm and comfortable with everything you need for a home away from home. The owners were very welcoming and gave us all the information that we needed for our stay. It’s a great place to explore the local area from. We would definitely recommend it and hope to return again ourselves.

    Reviewed by Joanna5.0Mar 2024

  • "Our 2nd stay at the barn and it didn’t disappoint ."

    Lovely welcoming hosts and a wonderful cottage. I think you’d be hard pushed to find anywhere In the area that is better than this.

    Reviewed by Leslie4.7Mar 2024

  • "A friendly and warm welcome from Sarah and Murray."

    Very clean , spacious and peaceful . The conservatory a sun trap even in February and a lovely place to enjoy the books provided . A lovely week exploring the Georgian villages and towns. Appreciated the cleaning items provided (do like to clean up before leaving). Many thanks for the “ goodies” they made a great Sunday breakfast.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Feb 2024

  • "Fantastic welcome pack and welcome from Murray and Sarah."

    The pictures don't do it justice, stunning place and a great base to explore.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Feb 2024

  • "From the comprehensive property briefing to the excellent welcome pack Murray and Sarah were the perfect hosts."

    The Barn was excellent with everything you needed for your stay provided. The location in a quiet village but close to main attractions was excellent. The main sounds were the ducks in the adjacent beck. I would personally recommend The Barn. Thank you Murray and Sarah for a lovely stay which Sasha the Staffie also enjoyed

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Feb 2024

  • "We stayed here over the Christmas period 2023."

    We were greeted with a warm welcome and shown around the lovely property. It was very comfortable and the owners Sarah and Murray were very friendly and accommodating, throughout the stay they made sure everything was OK for us. The welcome pack left for us was so very welcome and delicious, it was a very nice surprise to find. Would definitely stay here again and will highly recommend it. Thank you Sarah and Murray x

    Reviewed by Ken5.0Dec 2023

  • "We loved every minute staying here!"

    It really was lovely and felt like home. Murray and Sarah were wonderful hosts and very friendly. Inside the cottage had everything we needed and more. A starter pack was left in the kitchen of milk, bread, butter, bacon and biscuits which was lovely, it has a very comfortable bed and is very peaceful. the area is beautiful and theres a pub next door. I would fully recommend staying here as it was beautiful.

    Reviewed by Cheryl5.0Nov 2023

  • "No real concerns, lovely barn conversion, very nice people, only niggle was bed was very hard and uncomfortable."

    Otherwise very good.

    Reviewed by Anthony3.4Sep 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, very comfortable and enjoyable to stay in."

    The welcome pack was a surprise, but full of wonderful goodies to enjoy. We were made very welcome by our hosts, where nothing was too much trouble. Can fully recommend the Barn for a wonderful holiday.

    Reviewed by Lynda5.0Sep 2023

  • "A really well equipped barn with everything you need."

    The enclosed garden was great for the dog. The owners were very helpful and informative. If like us you don't want to cook you need to travel as pub is great but doesn't do food. There are however several places not too far away. One of the nicest cottages we have stayed in and wouldn't hesitate in recommending to friends and family.

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0Sep 2023

  • "The cottage was in a lovely position and well equiped."

    The hosts were very attentive and nothing was too much trouble.

    Reviewed by Jean4.1Aug 2023

  • "We stayed from 19th August to 26th August."

    On arrival we were met by Murray who showed us round and explained everything to us.The accommodation was very comfy and we settled in straight away. There was a welcome pack in the kitchen, everything you needed for Sunday breakfast and more. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and with the local pub just a minute away what more could you want. We will give 5 stars for location, comfort and hospitality.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Aug 2023

  • "I had a lovely stay in this very homely barn, I came to view the local area and found the host very informative which helped me greatly."

    Recommended

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Jul 2023

  • "Owners very welcoming, friendly and helpful on arrival."

    Welcome pack one of the best we have had. Cottage very well equipped with all our needs and good space. Quiet location with very local pub and good area for exploring. Had a lovely time, thank you.

    Reviewed by Linda4.7Jun 2023

  • "This was a perfect base for us, lots of space and an ideal garden area for our dog Winnie and ourselves."

    The sun room was an added bonus. The owners were very caring, and personable, even showing us their garden at the back of their house. The barn has plenty of room, in an idyllic village setting, we would certainly recommend others to stay here.

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Jun 2023

  • "Really lovely stay at The Barn."

    Very comfortable and well equipped. Area is so peaceful and quiet, but still had plenty to do and see. Sarah Murray and Victoria showed us round their beautiful garden, which was a real treat. Provided with a fab welcome pack, and even swapped the bacon and sausages for veggie sausages for us. Welcoming and friendly without being intrusive, property has it’s own private garden. We would book again next time we’re holidaying in this area.

    Reviewed by Jeanette5.0May 2023

  • "Perfect property for our stay."

    Comfortable, well maintained and with friendly hosts. The welcome pack was appreciated. Setting is peaceful but very handy for trips out. Certainly worth another visit.

    Reviewed by Ray5.0May 2023

  • "The barn was one of the best places we’ve stayed and we have booked to go again next year."

    Sarah and Murray were welcoming, friendly and helpful from the time we arrived until the day we left. Can’t speak highly enough of this cottage, it’s wonderful.

    Reviewed by Leslie5.0May 2023

  • "Great stay, albeit too short."

    Very comfortable and very well equipped dog-friendly accommodation. The welcoming hosts have thought of everything. We would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0May 2023

  • "The cottage was warm,cosy and plenty of room for all three of us and the dog."

    Reviewed by Maureen5.0Feb 2023

  • "This is our second stay and again we were greeted and welcomed on our arrival by Sarah and Murray the owners - such a lovely couple who can’t help enough."

    The Barn was as we remembered - extremely well furnished, cosy, clean and comfortable and the welcome pack they provided ranged from milk, through cereal, bread, tea and coffee, vegetarian sausages, butter and eggs! With a lovely brook babbling literally a few yards away from the bedroom window and situated in a quiet village - it is such a peaceful getaway. However with just a 20 minute drive to Lincoln City and lots to do - like visiting the Castle and beautiful Cathedral or catching a show at the Drill in Lincoln - there’s something for everyone. We definitely recommend a stay in this property - you won’t be disappointed!

    Reviewed by Janine4.7Nov 2022

  • "Our second stay in The Barn this year and, once again, we had a wonderfully relaxing time."

    The Barn is well equipped and very comfortable, it is convenient for travelling to a range of local towns and there are some great walks direct from the cottage or within a short driving distance.

    Reviewed by Gerry5.0Nov 2022

  • "Property was excellent and one of the best I have stayed at over the last 5 years."

    The village is a bit remote but is very pleasant. Even has a pub next door which takes less than 30 paces to get from door to door. ;-) Host were very nice and accommodating. Even provided some bare essentials like milk, bread, butter, cereal and bacon. Very nice touch.

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Oct 2022

  • "Perfect! The Barn was comfortable and well equipped."

    Sarah and Murray were great hosts, and provided a wonderful welcome pack in the kitchen to get us started. We were even treated to a tour of their garden. The village and the surrounding area are very quiet, just what you need if you want to get away from it all.

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2022

  • "What a property."

    Absolutely perfect in every aspect, we had a fabulous 5 day stay exploring the area. Sarah & Murray were superb hosts without being intrusive. They gave us lots of information for places to visit. The welcome pack is outstanding, The Barn is in a beautiful quiet spot, we slept so well every night. Good walks from the property for dog owners. We can highly recommend The Barn.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Sep 2022

  • "What a gem."

    Really enjoyed our holiday and having a base like the Barn was great. The hosts were very welcoming and informative regarding local walks,restaurants etc…and the Barn was immaculate. Had a restful eeek.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Aug 2022

  • "The owners are absolutely fantastic; they are friendly and informative."

    The welcome pack was perfect and much appreciated.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Aug 2022

  • "The Barn was a totally relaxing place very clean and with everything you could need provided."

    We loved our time there and wished we could have stayed longer. Our hosts were very friendly and gave us lots of information on places to see and we loved our tour of the garden. Our dog Jonty had the time of his life, outside all day every day and he made friends with a robin that visited in the morning. The locals in the pub were friendly and we went for a couple of hours each night. We visited Lincoln and several villages because hubbies ancestors are from there, Spilsby in particular, we found the church open and loved it, shame the gravestones are so weathered. We would seriously think of going back sometime soon.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jun 2022

  • "Its our third stay at "The Barn" and won't be our last."

    A very comfortable cottage set in the quiet village of Snitterby This is a ideal base to visit so many places such as Gainsborough, Brigg the lovely nature reserve near The Humber Bridge "Waterside" and of course if you just want to relax enjoy the privacy of you own garden space or pop over to the local old fashioned Pub next door. The owners Sarah and Murray are so welcoming and friendly. Many thanks for great welcoming pack and wish them all the best . hope to see you all very soon Elizabeth and Bob

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jun 2022

  • "The barn was really well equipped and the owners welcomed us and provided loads of info re days out, amenities and local jubilee celebrations as well as how to work appliances in the barn and keys etc."

    They lived on site but were not intrusive but said any problems to contact them. There was a lovely welcome package in the kitchen. The Barn was lovely and clean and the accommodation suited our needs perfectly. The local pub was really welcoming and it was dog friendly too. There were good local walks for the dog and everyone we met in the village was friendly. Would highly recommend the barn.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0May 2022

  • "The Barn is a pretty cottage perfectly situated for visiting the area, I cannot think of a single thing we needed that wasn't available."

    We took our fairly large dog with us and the garden was big enough for her, she did enjoy looking out through the fence. I would say the fence isn't very high and she could have jumped over it had she wanted to so that would be something to bear in mind if you have an escape artist. Sarah and Murray were very friendly and keen to make sure we had everything we needed but didn't intrude in any way, sorry I missed visiting the garden but will visit again without doubt. We made use of the pub next door a couple of times, very pleasant sitting out in the beer garden with the dog and just wish they did food. We have never visited the area before and found everyone to be very friendly, plenty of dog friendly places to go and we were never stuck because we had a dog with us.

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0May 2022

  • "The cottage was as expected, hence why I chose this one, it is perfectly located ..."

    The cottage was as expected, hence why I chose this one, it is perfectly located to get to different attractions (in my case walks for my dog), it was very comfortable and the owners were perfect host’s, and a generous welcome pack was very much appreciated, would highly recommend and see myself going back to the same cottage at some stage in the future

    Reviewed by Chris5.0May 2022

  • "Sarah and Murray are friendly and helpful hosts, with a lot of ideas of places to visit."

    The Barn is first class accommodation. Is very comfortable it has all that you need. The welcome pack left was fab, bacon,eggs,butter,bread,orange juice,milk, tea and coffee. It just sets the holiday mood. Would highly recommend it. Some day would like to return.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Apr 2022

  • "This was our second time at this wonderful holiday cottage."

    The owners have thought of everything to make your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible. They are on hand for any problems (although we had none to report!) and advice of where in the area to visit. There is a small enclosed garden at this dog friendly holiday home. We hope to return next year.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Mar 2022

  • "What a great little cottage!"

    We’ve never stayed at cottage quite so close to a pub, a good pub for that matter. The cottage has all of the facilities we could have wanted and the owners were happy to chat when we saw them passing. Saying that, they were also happy to leave us be but were ready with local guidance should we need it. Please don’t let the proximity of the pub put anyone off this lovely cottage, the pub shuts at 8 every night so there is never any late night noise and the pub serves really good beer (no food so don’t expect to get fed) and the locals were so welcoming whenever we ventured in for an odd beer. In essence, a great little cottage, well equipped and a lovely spot to base yourself should you want to explore wider or just sit and enjoy the tranquility of rural Lincolnshire. We will definitely visit this cottage again in the future.

    Reviewed by Gerry5.0Mar 2022

  • "The Barn, Snitterby, is outstanding in every way."

    My active young dog and I had a very comfortable stay. The property is in an ideal location for walking right from the door. The garden is lovely. The ambience and facilities at The Barn are faultless. The hosts are welcoming and friendly, and the welcome pack was exactly what I needed after a late night arrival. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by Rochelle5.0Mar 2022

  • "This is a beautifully appointed, clean, spacious and very comfortable barn conversion set in a fabulously quiet and peaceful village and is located by the side of a pretty babbling brook."

    (The photographs of the accommodation provided by Sykes Cottages unfortunately do not do it justice at all.) We took our small dog and the pretty little garden attached to the accommodation is very secure so that we had no concerns about allowing him to run around in it. The personal welcome we received from Sarah and Murray was wonderful after our 3 hour drive and the welcome pack they supplied was very generous and catered to our vegetarian requirements - including veggie sausages, tomatoes, butter, bread, muesli, milk, orange juice, tea, coffee and lovely sweet biscuits! If you’re intending to visit historic Lincoln it’s coastal resorts or go rambling in the beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds this accommodation is ideally situated for you. We urge you to take a break here because this lovely couple obviously care very much about the visitors to their Barn and make your stay as comfortable and welcoming as possible. We will definitely be staying here again.

    Reviewed by Janine4.4Feb 2022

  • "This was our 2nd visit,and just as enjoyable as the first."

    The Barn is very comfortable and has everything you could possibly need along with an excellant welcome pack.Owners,Sarah and Murray,are very friendly and helpful.We will definitely return.

    Reviewed by John5.0Nov 2021

  • "The barn was beautiful very clean and cosy."

    It had everything you needed. The hosts were very welcoming . Lovely area lots of places to visit which are mostly dog friendly. We had a wonderful time and will definitely be returning next year

    Reviewed by Beverley5.0Oct 2021

  • "Very welcoming, friendly and helpful host family."

    Extremely good cleaning schedule was reassuring during the current Covid pandemic. We visited Lincoln, Louth, Felixstowe, and Diss, and also enjoyed walking around the local area. A lovely relaxing stay - thank you to Murray, Sarah and Victoria :)

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Oct 2021

  • "Lovely hosts, brilliant cottage in a very peaceful location."

    Highly recommended - thank you.

    Reviewed by Gareth5.0Oct 2021

  • "On arrival we were greeted with a friendly hello and showed around the barn."

    Wow the pictures do no justice to the actual accommodation, it is stunning, quiet, relaxing and just what we needed. There was a welcome pack of food that was unexpected but greatly appreciated. Our hosts were amazing and made us feel very welcome, we will definitely return when we can get booked in. 5 stars ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

    Reviewed by Steve4.7Oct 2021

  • "My wife, myself and our 4 year old son had a fantastic holiday in The Barn."

    It had everything we needed and much more. The welcome pack was great and very much appreciated. The hosts were lovely, always ready to chat with advice about the local area. The pub across the bridge is lovely and the locals were all friendly and welcoming. We can't wait to stay in The Barn again!

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Aug 2021

  • "Helpful and friendly hosts."

    Tour of their extensive garden an unexpected bonus. Perfect spot for visiting attractions. Pub across the bridge next door ideal, landlord very informative and helpful with suggestions about the local area. Lovely welcome pack on arrival. Would definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by Ria5.0Jul 2021

  • "Lovely homely cottage."

    Thank you to Murray and Sarah for the warm welcome and delicious treats.

    Reviewed by Julie4.7Jul 2021

  • "The Barn is a very well equipped cottage meeting all our needs for a relaxing holiday."

    The welcome pack supplied by Sarah, Murray and their daughter Victoria was brilliant. The hosts were welcoming and friendly and made us feel at home. We went to this area to visit the very large antiques centre at Hemswell which was a ten minute car journey away so was a perfect holiday cottage for us as we were able to visit several times. There is a really nice pub with a welcoming landlord literally a stones throw from the cottage. All in all lovely place to stay and we would highly recommend The Barn for a perfect holiday.1

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Jul 2021

  • "Really lovely place."

    Very pleasant surprise with the welcome pack of eggs, butter, milk, bread etc. Much appreciated. Made to feel very welcome by owners. Thank you. Just minor things which would improve the experience were that we found the bed little soft/ springy. A couple of small Pyrex bowls and a broom to sweep inside would be handy. Otherwise wouldn't change anything and would definitely book again!

    The owner says "I have now purchased more mixing bowls and a broom as Mrs Holford suggested. We are often complimented on how well 'The Barn' is equipped but we are happy to add additional items if requested. I am sorry that you found the bed too soft. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen4.4Jun 2021

  • "Our second visit to "The Barn" and hopefully not our last."

    As expected a very comfortable and relaxing stay with a wonderful welcome from our hosts and so pleased that all the extra touches in cottage followed all the new regulations hadn't taken away its home from home feel. Had a perfect break away from work and enjoyed the rest. Thanks again for welcome pack and my plants Loved our tour of garden and all the best for 2021 from E and B x Thanks again to Sarah, Murray and Victoria for your hospitality. PS the Royal Oak is a great pub next door no meals just yet but Dave the owner is very welcoming and even remembered our drinks.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jun 2021

  • "Our hosts Sarah and Murray were very welcoming,and could'nt have been more helpful."

    The welcome pack was super.The barn was very comfortable,spotlessly clean and well equipped.Probably the best place we have stayed in,with an enclosed garden perfect for the dog.The pub next door was very friendly and had a great choice of real ales.Don't miss out on the tour of Sarah's amazing garden.All in all a wonderful week with lovely weather as a bonus.Hopefully we will be back.

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2021

  • "Lovely comfortable cottage with the village pub just over a little bridge with a stream where our little dog loved to paddle."

    The Barn is cosy & clean & has everything you need with a well equipped kitchen & own back garden which is fenced off & safe for a dog. Big lounge with comfortable sofas, a table & chairs & leads on to a sun room. Lovely friendly easy going hosts who made us very welcome & were on hand if needed. Very thoughtful welcome pack as well which was much appreciated. We stayed the last week when restrictions we’re still in place so mostly went on walks to the sea areas.

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0May 2021

  • "Lovely village."

    Nice walks for the dog and us. Nice dog friendly cottage. Nice pub next door, nice beer, shame about the unfriendly landlord!!

    Reviewed by Colin4.7Sep 2020

  • "Wonderful quiet area and the barn had everything you could need and more."

    The host were very friendly and left us a wonderful starter pack, most enjoyable holiday, highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Aug 2020

  • "A wonderful barn conversion in a perfect location."

    The perfect hosts had safely and cleanly prepared the accommodation, with a very generous welcome pack. Definitely a five star holiday.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Aug 2020

  • "Expectations were met as the cottage was as described."

    Expectations were exceeded with the welcome pack that was the best we have ever had and the warm caring nature of the owners.

    Reviewed by Reg5.0Aug 2020

  • "Excellent base for a relaxing week."

    Had everything, including great hosts.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Jul 2020

  • "The cottage was really nice, very clean and well decorated."

    The hosts are extremely welcoming and we wouldn't hesitate to recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Roger4.7Mar 2020

  • "Had a lovely short break at the barn."

    The owners Sarah and Murray were very friendly and helpful . It was just a shame we could only spend 3 days there.

    Reviewed by Rosemary4.1Feb 2020

  • "Great hosts and welcome pack lovely barn."

    Bunks advertised as adult could do with better mattress or matress toppers so you dont feel springs! And maybe addition of sky tv as had problems getting signal a lot of the time otherwise nice stay hope to return later in year janet huckle

    Thank you for staying at The Barn and providing lovely feedback about your stay. We have taken your comments on board and purchased new mattresses, we appreciate you letting us know! We hope to see you back soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Janet4.1Feb 2020

  • "A very comfortable cottage, and friendly owners."

    It is larger than the photographs suggest. It was clean and well-equipped. The cottage is in an ideal location for visits to historic Lincoln, the Wolds and Tennyson Country, the International Bomber Command memorial at Canwick, etc It would be helpful if the description included the information that, although the accommodation is on one floor, there is a large step up from the kitchen to the rest of the property.

    Reviewed by Ann J5.0Oct 2019

  • "Our hosts were very friendly and helpful the Barn was warm and cozy and had everything you could need."

    The welcome pack was very welcome and the bacon to die for .

    Reviewed by Melody5.0Oct 2019

  • "We had a restful time in a lovely barn conversion."

    Great parking too.

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Sep 2019

  • "We have had a wonderful weeks holiday at the barn, the property is so clean and comfortable with all the amenities you could wish for."

    Murray and his wife were very helpful, giving us information about the local area and places of interest and a welcome pack of provisions was a nice gesture. We had some good evenings in the pub next door, where the locals are very warm and friendly.

    Reviewed by Roger5.0Aug 2019

  • "An excellent location with fantastic hosts!"

    Arrived to a warm friendly welcome and the best ever welcome pack. The barn has everything you need for a 5 star holiday in a wonderful setting, yet close to all amenities. The Royal Oak just across the stream was a real bonus, a traditional public house with very friendly locals. Can’t wait to return!

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Aug 2019

  • "The cottage was outstanding, the welcome pack was idea after a 500 mile drive, the quietness of the countryside was just what is called for, yet a short drive to the city of Lincoln or the seaside makes the cottage ideally situated."

    Reviewed by Peter4.7Jul 2019

  • "A perfect location in very generous accommodation."

    The owners were very helpful and the welcome pack was great.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jun 2019

  • "The cottage was very clean and comfortable, with an enclosed lawned garden perfect for our dog."

    The bonus was the lovely friendly pub next door, and a shop less than a mile away.

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Apr 2019

  • "Very comfortable and large cottage with every thing you need."

    Fantastic welcome pack (a lot more then others give!) A big thank you to the owners Mr and Mrs Reid who were perfect hosts. Enjoyed coming back to cottage after a long day out to relax in the Sun room even on a cold April day. Snitterby village is small but the traditional pub the "Royal Oak" is next door just over the ford is very welcoming and friendly. The cottage is a great place as a base to visit Lincoln, RAF Coninsgsby, Gainsborough, Cleethorpes and lots more. Would recommend this cottage to everyone who wants peace and quiet without any compromise to comfort. Thanks again and hope your own garden is blooming.:-).

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Apr 2019

  • "Warm welcome by the cottage owners."

    Cottage was everything we hoped it would be . Set in a lovely quiet village with easy access to many places . Would certainly stay here again .

    Reviewed by Maureen5.0Mar 2019

  • "Very nice home and really cosy for a winters break good pub next door and loads to see and do in the area."

    Reviewed by G4.4Oct 2018

  • "Lovely cottage lovely hosts clean."

    Reviewed by Ken3.8Oct 2018

  • "We had a lovely stay at The Barn, peaceful and comfortable the Reids were very welcoming."

    The photographs on the website do not do it justice, larger than appears and better furnishings. There is also a brand new washing machine which is not mentioned on the website. Would defiantly recommend The Barn to all. Many Thanks

    Reviewed by Sally4.7Sep 2018

  • "We were met by the owners daughter who showed us around and explained things to us also a amazing welcome pack, the owners were lovely people whom we also met, would recommend this property to anyone."

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2018

  • "A great base to explore Lincolnshire."

    The cottage is much bigger than the pictures suggest, spotlessly clean with a great local pub at the end of the drive. Our hosts were very welcoming and able to give suggestions on things to do. Thanks for a great stay.

    Reviewed by Lucy4.4Sep 2018

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • One newly decorated double room ante-room
  • One newly decorated single room
  • Highchair available
  • One fabulous newly decorated bathroom/shower room, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast table, washer/dryer
  • Lounge/diner with electric fire
  • Sun room.
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, iron and ironing board
  • TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking
  • Lawned garden
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 2 mins walk. We are pleased to announce that we now have The Barn professionally serviced from 2024.

The property

The Barn is a former potato chitting barn, potatoes being a major crop in Lincolnshire.

It was for some time used as a garage, before being converted into a cottage. The original beams are retained, and double height in the lounge and bedrooms creates a feeling of spaciousness. There is an enclosed lawned garden, with plenty of walks suitable for dogs from the property and in the local area. The owners of The Barn have recently redecorated, added new carpets to both bedrooms, new beds, new lounge furniture, and a luxurious shower room. Brigg has a selection of supermarkets and independent shops and eating places, as well as a leisure centre and pool. Five miles away is Hemswell Cliff, a former RAF base now home to the largest collection of antique dealers in Europe.

(oh which Johnny Depp has also visited).

There are numerous historical RAF sites within the local area. Numerous animal parks within the local area. At Market Rasen there's horse racing and Willingham Woods, ideal for walking.

Skydiving at Hibaldstow. Lincoln offers interesting architecture, not just the cathedral, plus various shopping and eating places. The Lincolnshire Wolds, a site of outstanding natural beauty, features many walks to enjoy amid the splendid scenery. The nearest seaside, Cleethorpes, is about forty minutes drive away.

It offers extensive promenade walks. South of Cleethorpes are little unspoilt creeks and hidden beaches. In October and November, at Donna Nook beach, seals come ashore to give birth to their pups. The picturesque Georgian town of Louth features lots of independent shops and cafes. The attractive town of Barton-on-Humber offers extensive dog walking on the banks of the Humber. Plus numerous cafes including at The Ropewalk Gallery and the Waterside Nature Reserve. Over the Humber bridge is Hull, with several shopping centres and The Deep aquarium. .Whatever you decide, this is a charming location to accompany your peaceful getaway.

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About the location

SNITTERBY

Brigg 8 miles; Gainsborough 13 miles.

Snitterby is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 14 miles north from the city and county town of Lincoln and 8 miles south from Brigg. The village is home to a traditional, family run, community pub with a comfortable, spacious interior, light and airy with real fires, whilst the outside seating area overlooks a stream and ford. The village of Brigg lies close by, hosting sports events and entertainment festivals particularly the world-renowned Brigg Fair. It is a residential haven and is currently the centre of numerous retail shops and pubs. Popular carnivals are the Beer Festival in May; Summer Fest in June; Horse Fair in August; Briggstock Acoustic Music Festival in September; and Christmas Fair in the latter part of November. Further afield, Gainsborough is located in mainly rural surroundings in the north of the county, displaying some fine 17th-century red-brick architecture and possessing one of the finest medieval manor houses in the country in Gainsborough Old Hall. There is horce racing at Market Rasen and at Hemswell Cliff, which is the biggest collection of antique dealers in Europe. There are fares / events at Lincolnshire Showground.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute