||17/06/19 Taunton & Bideford
Lovely holiday & cottage. Visited Dartmoor & Looe & Lost Gardens
of Helegan etc. Thank you for your warm welcome & everything.
Enjoyable stay apart from the weather.
Able to see places of interest all around. Everything we needed
is in The Stable. Meal at The Springer very reasonable and good
had a lovely meal at The Springer
Spaniel pub. Just beyond that pub on the left after a while is
Tre,Pol & Pen farm shop doing lunches & breakfasts. Worth a
Well stocked. Warm welxcome. Nice
to have cleaning products. Shall be back.
Had a fab stay, too brief. Hope to be back. Many thanks.
Lovely cottage. Thaank you for being so
accommodating. We have had a relaxing, comfortable stay.
Great stay as always. Can't wait to
return next year. Thank you.
Our first stay but not our last! Thanks very much.
Lovely place to stay. thank you.
Thank you Frances
Blizzard & Aylesbury
Another fantastic stay as always. Thank
you. See you again.
19/07/18 West Midlands
Enjoyed our evening at Sterts theatre. Hopefully will return one
day. Thank you.
Lovely cottage for a
perfect Cornwall holiday. Comfortable, clean & cosy.
WONDERFUL in every way. Toured both Devon 7 Cornwal but
always loved coming back to this lovely cottage. Gorgeous
weather enabled us to use BBQ & patio.
Lovely play to stay.Clean & cosy base. Very relaxing. Thanks.
Hope to come again, Highly recommend.
Great weekend. Good
base. Try Newhouse Farm, St Stephens, Launceston for lovely
lunch in wonderful stting. Fab! Discovered it by accident. Thank
29/05/18 Surrey & Kent
visit again. Great garden at The garden House and not too far
away. Enjoyed our visit to Cotehele N.T. too.
Cottage gave us everyting we required.
Very comfortable and well equiped. Frances very friendly and
helpful. Ideal location for touring Cornwall and Devon.
13/05/18 Northern Ireland
Beautiful,cosy and comfortable.
Will return again! Thank-you.
cottage, very comfortable. Our second visit and will be back
again! Lovely friendly hosts. Thank-you x
Very clean and comfortable and cosy at night. Would come again.
A very comfortable stay. We
had a fun day at Hidden valley park our son Paul loved it.
Another lovely stay in the Stable.
Good weater to enjoy Tintagel and Lydford Gorge. Looking forward
to next time.
A very good place to
explore Cornwall.We enjoyed our stay in this autumn very much.
It was a nice home to stay for our holiday.
What a beautiful place, so peaceful and away from all the
noise.Will most definitely be back, the Stable is just lovely.
Really enjoyed our stay. Loved the Stable
and will be coming again.
Lovely place to
stay away from city life very quiet, will try to be back again.
Lovely cottagewell equiped. Many thanks for
advice where to go- spot on-had a lovely time. Many thanks.
Very friendly, very relaxing, perfect
weekend. Lovely cottage. Very quiet and peaceful. Thank-you.
Lovely cottage, very clean and contains all
you need for self catering. Will definitely come again.
Great Facilities, great weather,(Yes it is
true) Great owner.
Had a wonderful
time despite the wild, wet weather. Thank you Frances.
Excellent Would stay again.
Thank you for our very comfortable stay in your
cosy well equiped cottage. Hope to see you again.
Absolutely lovely setting and pleasant stay at the cottage. Very
friendly people and will definitely visit again.
Another lovely stay. Thank you. Always love
our comfortable little cottage. lovely weather for steam engine
and great afternoon teaat Bovey Castle! Thanks again.
Hawks Bay New Zealand Excellent cottages. We had The Shippen
(Lodge) and The Stable (Manor House). Everything we needed- good
base for exploring. Recommend Who's have Thought Itfor a little
bit of up market - The Bull's Head good too but a bit more
rustic. If you want to go to Lands Endfight the impulse and go
to St Just and Cape Cornwall instead . Overal great time and it
was nice to stretch out in full in a bed.
22/09/16 Isle of Wight
Lovely peaceful cottage, very
comfortable beds. A good place for exploring Devon and Cornwall.
A truly great cottage, really enjoyed our
stay. Peace and quiet what more could you ask for?Lois said the
single bed is very comfortable."I slept very well"
A fabulous place to stay for our honeymoon.
Clean and everything you need to be comfortable. Frances and
Colin welcoming -wonderful friends. Thnk you. We have had a
lovely time whilst we have been here. Looking forward to coming
11/06/16 Hamilton Ontario Canada
-Thoroughly enjoyed our stay-Beautiful area,sights & people
03/06/16 Wellington New Zealand
It felt home from home as soon as we stepped inside. Beautiful
02/04/16 Surrey & Kent
A memorable visit to Greenway-Agatha Christie. Fishing didn't
catch a thing but enjoyed trying. Home beautifully warm.
24/02/16 Notts & Derby
Extremely good & everything one could
need. thoroughly enjoyed it despite the weather. Hope to be back
Frances has thoughtfully provided all we could have wished for.
Highly recommended. Thankyou
18/02/16 Lithuania London
A very good holiday cottage. I would love to stay here next
First class will be back again.
Even though it isn't too far away, we felt miles away from home.
Very clean, everything you need and very helpful owners. Will
definitely be back.
Thank you ever so much for a lovely, comfortable 4 nights and 5
days. Very cosy beds and always liked waking up to the noise of
Another lovely stay. Beautiful weather love the Bodmin and
Wenford Railway. Can't wait to come back again!!
Peaceful, clean welcoming. Ideally situated for exploring.
Looking forward to our next visit.
08/10/15 New Zealand
Restful time in our cosy, comfortable cottage. Many thanks.
Thankyou Colin & Frances. Lovely cottage. Great holiday.
Great welcome. Very comfy, great holiday
Our holiday was great!!!. My favourite part was going to
Tintagel Castle & St Nectan's Glen.
Brilliant cottage everything you need.
10/08/15 Leighton Buzzard & Aylesbury
A wonderful holiday as usual. Lovely host and lovely place.
Great welcoming cottage. Has everything you need and more. Great
Cosy cottage everything you need. Good base to visit Cornwall.
We had a lovely time, warm welcome by the lady next door.
Would love to come again.
Lovely and quiet. Just what we needed. Visited lots of lovely
places. Will definitely be coming back again. The cottage was
lovely and clean.
Delightful cottage, easy to explore the countryside and very
Another wonderful stay. Visited several National Trusts and
enjoyed the fishing.
10/05/15 Heidelberg, Germany
Cute little cottage!. Had a nice stay walking in Cornwall and
27/05/19 Devon & Outer Hebrides
had a fabulous few days with plenty of walking. Weather great.
frances and Colin have been really good hosts.
We have enjoyed our stay at The Shippen,very
excellent location for visiting South Wests beauty
spots, hope to visit again.
07/09/18 North Yorkshire
wedding and our 27th wedding anniverary. Lovely place and thanks
to Frnaces for her warm welcome 7 local knowledge.
Another great stay. All we needed and a great
location. We recommend Polperro, Porfell, Looe & Port Issac.
The house and all in it very nice.
Lovely place to stay. Good location & nice and
quiet. Thank you for a lovely time
cottage. Nice and quiet. Know Cornwall very well but it was a
working 2 weeks. Will recommend to friends as a great stop.
Thank you both.
Comfortable cottage in
a good location. Thank you Francesfor your welcome and
hospitality. Happy holiday.
06/03/18 South Wales
very much for a lovely stay. Hope to return.
It was lovely to arrive to a warm, cosy cottage
with the lights on. We have lovedthe secenery and have had a
great time. We hope to come back some day.
Very quiet, peaceful cottage. Love the bed. Thanks.
We had a lovely time here at the Shippen.it is
very cosy and warm. We recommend Cotehele especially if you have
kids, Morwellham Quay! Thank you for a lovely time.
Home from homefor my annual visit Thank you Frances &
Colin for being such warm and obliging hosts. Hope to see you
Thanks for the hospitslity.
Comfortable cottage and great advice on sights to see on our
first visit to Cornwall!
Geocochen and Dartmoor lovers so found the ideal location to
combine both! Lovely place
place to stay. Quiet, warm and everything we needed. Great
Lovely acccomodation, great hosts. We really enjoyed our stay at
the Shippen and just know we will be returning sometime again.
Loved our 2 weeks stay great
base to tour Cornwall. Plentl of sunshine and showers.
We loved every minute! Great base to explore.
Cornwall warm lovely place to stay! Loved Looe, Crackington
Haven. Thanks for a great stay!
and clean, home from home. Lots to see and do- Cotehele ,
Buckland Abbey a must., Bodmin and Wenford Railway, Jamacia Inn,
Looe and Polerro. We had a great time. Weather fabulous too.
Great hosts very welcoming. Hope to return. Also very
comfortable bed which is not always the case.
Returned for our 2nd wedding nniversary. Quiet, cosy barn which
we love coming back to!See you next year. Thank you!.
Another good stay. Thank you Frances & Colin
Warm & comfortable. 2 nightsnot long enough--- home from home.
lovely hosts. Would like to come again.
20/01/17 Romford Essex
stay. Beautiful cottage all you could ask for. Would like to
come again. Weather cold but glorious.
Warm and comfortable base for visiting friends and
family -just as needed, thank you- see you again next year.
20/11/16 Shaftesbury Dorset
Lovely cosy stay- hope to visit
1/10/16 Hawks Bay New Zealand Excellent cottages. We
had The Shippen (Lodge) and The Stable (Manor House). Everything
we needed- good base for exploring. Recommend Who's have Thought
Itfor a little bit of up market - The Bull's Head good too but a
bit more rustic. If you want to go to Lands Endfight the impulse
and go to St Just and Cape Cornwall instead . Overal great time
and it was nice to stretch out in full in a bed.
Lovely place & lovely people. We enjoyed
every minute of our stay and come back for sure.Perfect cottage,
we slept very well, comfortable beds.
Great cottage. Really comfy.Everything you need.Lovely area.Hope
to be back some time x
24/07/16 Morley Leeds
little cottage and a nice home for the week.Ideally placed too.
We visited lots of places including Looe,St Ives,The Eden
Project,Newquay and Bude.Thank you and hope to be back.
11/05/16 Co. Durham
Very comfortable cottage with everything
you need. Made lots of interesting visits around the area. Many
03/06/16 West Midlands
Perfect cottage and perfect hosts! We will definitely be
returning as it was safe 7 lovely for our toddler x
This our second visit and can say we have enjoyed ourselves just
as much as last time. Beautiful cottage, lovely hosts and pretty
Lovely place to stay, had everything we needed. Would recommend
Louis cafe, Kit Hill to have something to eat.
Warm, cosy and everything we needed. Thank-you, it's been lovely
A wonderful stay. Fantastic location and the stars at night are
beautiful. Thank-you. It's been a pleasure.
We enjoyed the beach in Bude and all the shops in Looe.
Our second visit! Again a lovely welcome and restful stay. See
Thank you for making The Shippen available for us to visit
unexpectedly. Although it was a sad reason we had a great family
time and loved our cosy home from home
Beautiful cottage in a lovely peaceful area. Just what we
What a find! Absolutely lovely, a great location, perfect hosts.
21/10/15 New Zealand
A lovely cottage to come back to at the end of an eventful day.
A 2nd visit-again very homely. Thank-you.
Lovely, quiet barn, comfortable & well equipped. Ideal for our
visit to our old neighbourhood.
04/09/15 Kiev, Ukraine
Staying in Shippen was a big pleasure for us; Hospitable owners,
cosy house. Beautiful place! Thank you!
Very interesting place. Nice view, quiet cottage. Lovely.
We had a very nice week. Lovely cottage. We saw lots of nice
locations. We love the area and country. Many thanks!
Lovely cottage. Great location. Lots to see and do.
16/06/15 West Midlands
Perfect weather, perfect location. Great hosts, places to visit!
Cannot fault & will be back soon!
Lovely cottage, great location for visiting north & south. Had a
great relaxing week. Thank you.
We had a lovely comfortable stay while looking for accommodation
in Plymouth. Thank you.
11/05/15 West midlands
What a lovely little cottage everything we needed and more.
Private & secluded. Lots of places to visit. We will return.
Thank you Frances & Colin.
We enjoyed exploring this lovely area. Favourite Polperro