What our guests say

Some up to date extracts of the entries copied from our good old fashioned Visitors Book and those published on AirBnB and Tripadvisor

‘We have had a wonderful week here – even the weather has  been kind. So good to be able to sit out in a pleasant garden after morning walks. Eating at the Pandy Inn was also a pleasure – Curry and Quiz night quite an experience.  The Cottage is very homely and welcoming and very well equipped.  Very good location for walking and friendly village – had coffee and cake in the community hub’. – PS -May 2022
‘We’ve had a very peaceful and enjoyable week at Granary Cottage (reluctant to leave).It is well positioned for  visits to Hay-on-Wye, Brecon,Tretower Castle and Court, Hergest Croft Gardens, Brobury House and Gardens and Oakland Owl Centre.  The Cottage is very comfortable with excellent facilities.  We can recommend Fish and Chips from the van on Tuesdays, bacon rolls at the Front Room on Friday and of course the Pandy inn..  We would definitely like to stay again.’  – BD – May 2022
‘We have spent a lovely few days at Granary Cottage.  Everything that we possibly could need was provided.  A good location for local walks and close to the Pandy Inn for food at the end of the day’ and  ‘Super, clean and welcoming accommodation.  Will definitely use again if in the area’. – posted on Airbnb – JP – April 2022
We’ve had a lovely stay in your very very cosy cottage.  The weather has been good for us and we enjoyed the walk  to Arthurs Stone and the Castle.  Mum would love the walking here – can’t  believe she hasn’t been!’ KA – April 2022
Beautiful Cottage, weather been kind, amazing views and walks, everyone very friendly, Pandy Inn very welcoming and great food,.  Cottage has everything we needed.  We loved our stay, Thank you.  SP – April 2022
”We have enjoyed wonderful weather, our first stay here in Spring – our favourite places to visit look different with trees not yet in leaf.  Thank you again for this cosy and well-equipped cottage, with everything we need – we loved the new wood burner!  We look forward to coming again soon.’  WM – March 2022
‘Lovely comfortable house with everything we needed. Kitchen was well stocked with pots and pans , plates etc. House was spotless and in a great location. Close to loads of great activities. Would definitely stay again. Great communication from hosts’.  JJ – Feb 2022 – posted on Airbnb site

‘Beautiful cottage, lovely views, and walks. The Pandy Inn offers lovely hospitality, food and ale (Butty Bach on draught). Will certainly be returning soon. The Cottage has everything you need – and more.’ DS – Feb 2022

‘Lovely comfortable house with everything we needed Kitchen well stocked with pots and pans, plates. etc. House was spotless and in a great location. Close to loads of great activities. Would definitely stay again.  Great communication from host.  Fabulous place and lovely helpful neighbour that fixed my number plate.  He had glasses, didn’t catch his name but please tell him I’m very grateful.  Posted on Airbnb – JJ – Feb 2022

‘Lovely peaceful stay in very comfortable cottage. Thank you. PS. Both meals out in Hay – amazing!’ SI – Jan 2022

‘Cosy cottage, lovely village, beautiful area (despite rain and mist!). Loved the Pandy Inn, what a welcome.  Thank you Kiki and Andy, we enjoyed our Christmas with a difference.  SG – Dec 2021

‘Our son lives in Dorstone so we know it well. However, this time we have come away with friends so decided to rent Granary Cottage.  We have not be disappointed!  It has been a short pre-Christmas break which we have all enjoyed.  We enjoyed our usual visit to the Pandy and the usual welcome!   Although it has been cold (well it is December!) we were pleased to experience the clear night sky and wonderful display of the Milky Way!   DB – Dec 2021

‘Lovely autumnal stay – the beautiful colours of the trees have been enhanced by a week of amazing sunshine.  So lucky!  Granary Cottage is a haven of peace and warmth in the midst of all this natural beauty.  Thank you very much!’  RC – Nov 2021

‘First stay in Granary Cottage and found it to be absolutely superb, clean and very comfortable.  Revisiting the area as  lived in Madley 7 years ago. Lovely to see Dorstone hasn’t changed a bit!  Would recommend the Pandy Inn – amazing fruity chicken curry.  Thank you for everything.  GS – Nov 2021

‘Another wonderful visit – the fourth so far. Managed some lovely walks – Snod Hill Castle, Peterchurch, and Cusop Dingle (apparently one of the last places left to find fairies in England and Wales. We didn’t see any!)  Also visited some old favourites – Wye Valley, Offa’s Dyke, The Warren and Begwyns.  Still so much more to see … just might have to come back again’.  Thanks.  IG – Nov 2021

‘We have vey much enjoyed our stay in this delightful Cottage. It is a fascinating  area and we hope to come back again soon’. TW – Oct 2021

‘Like many of your guests, we return time and time again ……. Thank you.  FT – Oct 2021

‘We have lost count of the number of visits we have now made! After a 2 year gap because of illness and lockdown, we have enjoyed our time here as much as ever – a lovely cosy cottage with all we need, set in a favourite part of the country.  Sunny dry weather has been a bonus, making our trips to Hay, our Kilvert car tours and some gently rambles most enjoyable. WM – Sept 2021

‘An excellent third visit, the weather was kind to us with virtually no rain.  We walked the equivalent of 2 marathons and thoroughly enjoyed it.  We can recommend The Nags Head in Peterchurch and Sunday lunch at the Pandy Inn, just round the corner.  No doubt we’ll be back again in the not too distant future. IG – Aug 2021

‘We’ve had a lovely 2nd stay at the Cottage. Dorstone is such a beautiful village and the Pandy Inn is always a highlight.  We’ve enjoyed walking around the local area, spotting cows, sheep and even peacocks.  We look forward to coming back soon.  KT – Aug 2021

‘Thank you so much for a wonderful stay.  We have been so comfortable and could not have asked for a more perfect place to stay.  We look forward to returning!  EK – July ’21

‘Fantastic stay.  We holed up at Granary Cottage during a heatwave.  Loved evening swims at Bredwardine and at The Warren, outside Hay.  So memorable! TG-E – July 2021

‘We have been coming from Callander, Scotland,  to Granary Cottage every year since July 2017 and last year your visit was put off ’til October (because of Covid).  We enjoyed this part of the world in October so much that we will be here in both July and October this year!  The Pandy Inn (Lisa and James) must have a special mention – hospitality galore …’  FT – July 2021

‘Super cottage – very clean and well equipped.’ MG – June 2021

‘What an amazing Cottage – very comfortable and with absolutely everything you could need.’  RS – June 2021 

‘Wonderful stay in Granary Cottage with our three grandchildren who we haven’t seen for a while!  They loved it.  Lovely well equipped Cottage and the glorious sunshine a bonus.  We look forward to coming back.’ CD – June 2021

‘Excellent accommodation, everything we could need.  A return visit from 2018 which has been put off and changed due to Covid.,  Well worth the wait.  Back again in August – can’t wait!  IG – May 2021

‘Thank you very much for a most comfortable stay – we have visited and stayed in cottages for 30+ years and I can say that this is outstanding – home from home!  What a lovely place – we look forward to a return visit and will recommend’  CC – May 2021

‘Awesome – thank you.’ NC – May 2021

‘We have had a wonderful stay.  It’s home from home and you have thought of everything.  We were so lucky with the weather and were able to sit and relax in the garden and when it got chilly in the evenings we lit the woodburner.  We will definitely be back. TB – April 2021

‘We have been very well catered for, a home from home, much appreciated.’ RG –      April 2021

‘We have had a wonderful stay in Granary Cottage, your first guests after lockdown.  It’s home from home and you have thought of everything.  We were so lucky with the weather and were able to sit and relax in the garden and when it got chilly in the evenings we lit the woodburner.  We will definitely be back’. TJ – April 2021

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