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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2016

This is my third trip to Wentworth Heights with Barry and Diane and what can I say apart from the hospitality and standard of accommodation is faultless.........rooms are spacious, clean and tidy, breakfast is delicious, fishing guidance is first rate and many a laugh was had by the group. We were travelling in a group of 4 for a week...

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Diane and Barry P, Owner at Wentworth Heights Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks Greg...we enjoyed the week just as much as you did. It was a brilliant time and so nice to be able to share in the 40th birthday celebrations. Those Scottish accents are welcome back anytime!!

Salisbury UK
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Everything is first rate here, it's very well run by Diane and Barry who are.friendly and helpful to the nth degree. The house is very user-friendly with a separate guest sitting room--gorgeous views and the river in the distance. Cleanest place I've been in in NZ. Keep going back. Barry's a top notch fishing guide, but you don't have to...

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Diane and Barry P, Owner at Wentworth Heights Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Well Peter what can we say....always a pleasure....come back any time as a good time is always had by us all. Thank you.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Diane and Barry made sure I had a great visit. Barry is one of the best guides I've fished with. He was unwavering in his focus to get me on fish. By the 7th hour, with my arm tired from over 300 casts, my mind was thinking of dinner. But Barry remained resolute and patient. The best fishing was to...

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Diane and Barry P, Owner at Wentworth Heights Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks John. You nailed those fish and we enjoyed your company and spending New Years Eve with you.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Returning to Wentworth Heights is always a pleasure. The warm welcome, the spotless room and the local knowledge of cafes and restaurants help make this a highlight of every trip to the South Island. Highly recommended.

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Diane and Barry P, Owner at Wentworth Heights Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks Mike. As always a pleasure to have you stay.

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

What a great B&B Diane and Barry operate at Wentworth Heights!! Our 2 day stay there was the highlight of our month long stay in New Zealand. Diane's attention to detail in helping you have an enjoyable stay was fantastic, as was her excellent home cooking. Thanks for the fishing Barry you guided us with patience and we both caught...

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Diane and Barry P, Owner at Wentworth Heights Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your awesome review. It was our pleasure to have you to stay and fish with us and great to see you both land fish. Gore is such a lovely town and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Barry Perkins will take you to the very best river reaches and ponds, spot your fish and without laying a finger on your tackle, help you bring in some of the liveliest browns that you could wish. Very patient , very persistent and determined to see you do well. And just the man to sort those snarls that otherwise would...

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Diane and Barry P, Owner at Wentworth Heights Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dr John it was a pleasure. We always look forward to you coming back. It was a wonderful week.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2015

We spent 5 weeks in the South Island and I decided to do a days guided fly fishing. This ended up to be one of the most memorable highlights of the holiday. The fishing was great and will definitely will be back again in the future. We had been staying at motels prior to this and decided to stay at...

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Diane and Barry P, Owner at Wentworth Heights Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much Chris and Jonica, We loved having you to stay and pleased that you enjoyed your time in Gore. It is such a lovely town and perfect for both fishing and non fishing partners.

Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Stayed two nights with Diane and Barry. Diane looks after the Bed and Breakfast, Barry does the fishing. Very friendly couple. Almost like staying with old friends. Great attention to detail in terms of your comfort and the catering. Superb breakfast with a lot of choice. They are both happy to chat in the evenings but if you want privacy,...

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Diane and Barry P, Owner at Wentworth Heights Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Absolute pleasure to have you here Dr Kev. Haven't laughed so much in ages. Come back any time.

Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

After a break of nearly twenty years my wife and I returned to New Zealand to fly fish. We spent 4 nights at Wentworth Heights, two days being guided by Barry. He would have to be the most generous, encouraging guide I have had the pleasure to fish with. 8 fish on the first day. The accommodation is terrific and...

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Diane and Barry P, Owner at Wentworth Heights Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks Garry. it was an absolute pleasure to have you and Diane to stay and fish with us. Lots of laughs around the breakfast table!!. Maple Glen is amazing and we are so pleased you got to enjoy it at it's best. You nailed the fishing...well done. Bring on next time.

Murdunna, Australia
Reviewed 17 November 2015

When the little things put the finishing touches to a great B&Bat Gore.such as a vase of "Lilly of the Valley' a jug of Water refreshed with fresh lemon in the bedroom,nibbles in the evening after a great days fishing withthe best of guides.The hospitality is first class. this will be our 3rd visit to Wentworth Heights when we return...

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Diane and Barry P, Owner at Wentworth Heights Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks Ian and Barbara. Good company, good fishing and good weather!! We loved having you to stay with us again and already looking forward to your next visit.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wentworth Heights luxury Bed & Breakfast / Homestay accommodation located in Gore, Southland, New Zealand, is only 2 minutes drive from the Mataura River - offering some of the best dry fly wild brown trout fishing in the world.Our excellent location makes Wentworth Heights Bed & Breakfast an ideal stopover between Dunedin & Te Anau. Queenstown, Fiordland, Invercargill and the beautiful unspoilt Catlins are all within a 1-2 hour drive. Our B & B / Homestay, featuring spectacular views of surrounding farmland, Hokonui Hills, Mataura River and Gore township, is situated on a 12 acre farmlet, with a few cattle, sheep and pet lambs in springtime - as mentioned in 'Rough Guide'. Diane and Barry welcome you to enjoy genuine Southern hospitality, or to make your stay as private as you wish. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wentworth Heights Bed and Breakfast

Address: 86A Wentworth Street | Southland, Gore, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Gore
Price Range: $118 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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