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Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Hosts Linda & Tim very helpful and friendly. Brilliant breakfast. I was there to play in the England Seniors Golf Championship and Linda provided very early breakfast when required for an early tee time. The location and house are beautiful ... some great villages, pubs and restaurants near by. Linda also provided tea and scones for us each afternoon :)

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hippoqueen1, Owner at Horseshoe Cottage Farm, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a nice stay and although your result meant you didn't get that extra night with us hopefully, you will return and visit some of the other 5 or 6 good golf courses locally. Bring some pals and have a golfing weekend!

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Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

As with other guests I was welcomed warmly by Linda and Tim. The room I had was clean, tidy and very well equipped with a great shower. One drawback (or advantage) is the mobile signal is very poor but wifi excellent. I was presented with a very full plate of bacon, eggs, sausage, tomato, mushrooms and potatoes. It set me...

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hippoqueen1, Owner at Horseshoe Cottage Farm, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. It is said we should breakfast like a King or in our case a Queen considering Lady Jane Grey, the nine day queen grew up across the road in Bradgate Park. Your comments mean a lot to us and we thank you for them, please come back another time.

Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Our 2nd time at Horseshoe Cottage, this time with family (teenager's in tow). We all thoroughly enjoyed our 5 night stay. Linda and Tim looked after us all as usual and it felt like a home from home. Fantastic, traditional country living in an amazing location. Tasty breakfast and clean rooms. We look forward to our next visit/stay. Jason/Helen.

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hippoqueen1, Owner at Horseshoe Cottage Farm, responded to this review

You and your lovely family are welcome here anytime it is always a pleasure to have returning guests. Thanks so much for your kind review and we look forward to welcoming you back for your third visit soon.

Reviewed 23 January 2016

This barn conversion oozes character, second only to the exceptionally warm welcome by Linda and Tim. On arrival I enjoyed fresh coffee and flapjack which was very much appreciated. Whilst Linda prepared a delicious dinner, I worked by the open log fire lit especially for me. The breakfast eggs were the best I have ever tasted - there's 'happy free...

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hippoqueen1, Owner at Horseshoe Cottage Farm, responded to this review

It can be very lonely staying away from home for work, especially at the weekend and we try to lessen this by extending a warm welcome to all our guests. Our hens are currently pecking away round the garden ready to lay lots more eggs for brekkie. I am doing a marmalade course locally but maybe a bit far for...

Pontypool
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Considering the price we paid there are a few things that could be improved here. We arrived an hour early at 3 pm although we knew the room was not supposed to be available till 4pm. It was a freezing cold day so sat around in our coats.until the fire was lit around the dreaded 4pm "I will bring you...

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hippoqueen1, Owner at Horseshoe Cottage Farm, responded to this review

We are sorry that you feel this way but on booking I did ask you to arrive after 4pm and this is clearly stated on our website. You are right it was a cold day but sunny and the heating comes on at 3pm to ensure that the rooms are lovely and toasty for guests arrival. We suggested that you...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed here on Christmas eve. Our hosts were kind enough to open for us even though they were in the middle of their family celebrations, and they went to so much trouble. On arrival we were greeted with tea, mince pies and Christmas cake by the log fire, and they got a Christmas-tree shaped brioche for...

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hippoqueen1, Owner at Horseshoe Cottage Farm, responded to this review

It was a pleasure and we thank you for your lovely review. We try to make every stay special whether it is for leisure or business but Christmas time is so nice to spoil guests just that little bit more. We wish you both a very happy and healthy new year and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 6 January 2016

Horseshoe Cottage Farm is a rural sanctuary located on the edge of Bradgate Park, an 850-acre estate, in Charnwood Forest, Leicestershire. The guest rooms in a beautifully renovated stable are well appointed and we enjoyed the sitting room with Inglenook fireplace and large Christmas tree. We were offered a choice of four hot breakfast options - go for the perfect...

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hippoqueen1, Owner at Horseshoe Cottage Farm, responded to this review

Happy New Year to you all! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you all back (from all corners of the world) another time. We hear that the Superfast Broadband will be with us in the next 5 days so watch this space! We will be running on minimum 20Mbps but more likely 50+ I...

Douglas, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I am just home from 2 nights here and, again, a lovely experience. Linda and Tim go out of there way to make sure everything is perfect for their guests, in fact it feels like I am staying with old friends and this is only the second time I have stayed here. My bedroom was delightful with very high beamed...

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hippoqueen1, Owner at Horseshoe Cottage Farm, responded to this review

Again it was a pleasure to have you to stay and we look forward to your next visit to see your family. Come in the spring and find time to visit NT Stoneywell Cottage just 10 minutes away, a joy at anytime of year but wonderful when the daffodils are out.

Reviewed 10 December 2015

My partner and I attended a family wedding at a nearby hotel. I had never stayed in a B& B before and am very fussy so my partner had his work cut out from the start - the boy did good though as Horseshoe Cottage Farm ticks all the boxes. The accommodation was beautifully presented and we could not have...

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hippoqueen1, Owner at Horseshoe Cottage Farm, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for your lovely review you have cheered my otherwise gloomy day up….raining again! We are so glad that we have converted you to B&Bs and hope that you can find an excuse to stay again and enjoy the lovely area that we are in.

Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

A lovely wedding night in a large comfortable room with large bathroom and bath tub. This bed and breakfast is secluded with great parking facilities and has lots of original farmhouse character. The hosts were very friendly and added a number of personal touches to the stay. I'd recommend this bed and breakfast to anyone visiting Leicester who wants easy...

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hippoqueen1, Owner at Horseshoe Cottage Farm, responded to this review

We love having wedding couples to stay for their first night, happy occasions and lots of nice memories for you to take away with you, We wish you both every happiness for the future and thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review whilst on your honeymoon.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Horseshoe Cottage Farm, situated between Loughborough and Leicester, is an award-winning, luxury Bed and Breakfast. The only 5* gold in Leicestershire and the winner of 2007 Best B&B in the East Midlands and more recently Outstanding Customer Service and Sustainable Tourism awards.. Home cooked meals using locally sourced produce, much of which is home-grown, give guests the freedom to eat in or out. The perfect place to stay for the business or leisure guest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Horseshoe Cottage Farm

Address: Horseshoe Cottage Farm Roecliffe Road | near Loughborough Leicester, Cropston LE7 7HQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Leicestershire > Cropston
Price Range: $97 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Horseshoe Cottage Farm 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“All rooms have their own charm”
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