Guestbook Comments

La Mare Chappey

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These are all of our guest comment for 2013. No cherry picking here! See what all our guests thought...

01iankackiequotemarks lWonderful Holiday, facilities best we have ever been to and location is fantastic. Bistro + BBQ excellent + thanks to Geoff & Audrey who could not be more helpful.quotemarks r

Ian, Jackie, Sylvia, Hughie & Holly. Liverpool. River Cottage

02helensimonquotemarks lThanks for a wonderful week in Puddle duck Cottage, plenty of space for all three generations! Excellent facilities & location, all the kit you need for toddlers. Delicious Audrey’s dinners & BBQ too!quotemarks r

Helen, Simon, Charlotte Wood & Grand Parents  Puddle duck

03thefiskfamilyquotemarks lWhat amazing holiday! Two young boys are very difficult to entertain & they have loved every second here. Your hospitality has been fantastic + we feel as though we’ve had a true break. Well certainly be back Thank You!  quotemarks r

The Fisk Family, Surrey  La Grange

quotemarks lThank you for a fantastic holiday, two weeks in River Cottage. So great not to have to lug all the baby kit out with us – everything we could have possibly needed is here! All in all a brilliant set- up for families with small children.quotemarks r

Jamie, Jenny, Jemma Talia Summers (Surrey) Grandparents!

05sarahphilquotemarks lWe’ve had a wonderful fortnight. The children have had an amazing holiday and hence so have the adults! Will definitely return in 2014. Thanks Audrey & Geoff for being great host and providing a lovely environment for families in a beautiful part of France.quotemarks r

Sarah, Phil George & Nancy Gash Kent  River Cottage

06philrachealquotemarks lFantastic holiday. Gite & facilities were excellent. The pool is lovely; the kids enjoyed that as well as all the play equipment. BBQ Fab! Beaches and surrounding area is just perfect.
Thanks to Audrey & Geoff for their hospitality.quotemarks r

Phil, Rachel, Aidan & Eilidh, Linlithgow

07charliestevequotemarks lEverything exceeded our expectations, such clean, convenient facilities, so child friendly, so well thought out and in such a wonderful area. We’ve had such a great time and are loathed to leave after such a short week.quotemarks r

Thank so much! Charlie, Steve & Euna XXX Bumpkin Cottage

08jonesquotemarks lFantastic Facilities in a lovely area and the new pool is amazing. Brilliant holiday for us & our children. quotemarks r

Jones family Fife Puddle-duck

09antonymeganquotemarks lThank you for a lovely holiday. Great facilities, fantastic location + attentive hosts.
You have a special place here!quotemarks r

Antony, Megan + Nia O’Carroll La Grange

10sallystevequotemarks lLovely week in Bumpkin – Fab weather too! Great for our 2 kids and the new swimming pool was a real hit!  Perfect place with young family in unspoilt area. BBQ + Food lovely too.quotemarks r

Sally, Steve, Molly & Joe Stuart. Maidstone  Bumpkin Cottage

11thepeyckefamilyquotemarks lMax (6) & Emma (3) have had an amazing time & report the swimming pool is epic! They have loved having the freedom to explore & play independently. The cottage was really well equipped, which made life very easy. Will definitely come back!quotemarks r

The Peycke Family Bucks  River Cottage

12emmasimionquotemarks lAnother fantastically relaxing week, hardly been out! Children have had a ball + loved the pool.
Great holiday…quotemarks r

Emma, Simon, Freya & Harry. Bedfordshire. La Grange

13loiusekatequotemarks lGreat Facilities for the children. Lovely cottage and very relaxing stay in a very pretty part of France.quotemarks r

Tom, Louise, Kate & Jack GB River Cottage

14theglassfamilyquotemarks lThank-you for great stay- lovely area of France. Millie loved play barn and out-door toys. Pool & Hot-tub were amazing.quotemarks r

The Glass family & Co La Grange

15holloways.1jpgquotemarks l3rd time here and once again, had a great time. Perfect for kids, giving the adults opportunity to relax. Love the area, good time had by all. Cheerio! quotemarks r

Holloways Family. London Puddle-duck

16alexcarolinequotemarks lVery enjoyable 2nd visit had by all in the Coach-house. We really liked and were able to use the new pool & Jacuzzi. Thank you + look forward to hopefully returning 2014.quotemarks r

Alex, Caroline & Carlotta (5) South East London Coach-house

17caponfamilyquotemarks lAll three generations of the Capon family have had a great week. Lovely cottage and great facilities for the children. We particularly enjoyed the pool and our new whale & turtle friends!quotemarks r

Capon family Nottingham/ Paris. Puddle-duck cottage

18clarenickquotemarks lWe have had an enjoyable week in La Grange cottage. It’s been a great place to have some time together as a family. The children adored all the play facilities and we fell in love with Carteret beach- couldn’t believe how quiet it was. Thank you!quotemarks r

Rackham family, Romsey La Grange

19steveholliequotemarks lThanks for a lovely week (our second one here and we hope there will be more to come!) Tommy loved the play barn, and the new pool is fab!quotemarks r

Steve, Hollie, Tommy, John & Pauline. Hurstbourne, Hants & Plymouth. Puddle-duck

20samandyquotemarks lHad a lovely week in the Grange used the pool, games room came in useful for 3 years old. Nice location nr Cherbourg + good beaches + lovely+ rural/quiet.
Would’ve liked to stay longer your Bistro + relaxed more. Thanks.quotemarks r

Sam, Andy + Ben St Leonards on Sea.  La Grange

21lauradavequotemarks lThanks for a wonderful holiday! The cottage was well equipped and Oscar loved the play barn and the swings etc. The dog and the duck were a big hit too! Would love to come back and make more of the lovely pool area.quotemarks r

Laura, Dave & Oscar Essex. Bumpkin Cottage

22lynnpeterquotemarks lOur second visit here- really enjoyed it, as was the weather brilliant. Couldn’t keep the boys away from the marvellous pool. Thanks to Geoff & Audrey for yet another splendid holiday spot!quotemarks r

Lynn & Peter (Grandparents!) (4½) Toby & George (2½). Abingdon Bumpkin

23barrtaylorquotemarks lThank you for a wonderful Two weeks the boys have enjoyed the pool, swings and play barn and we’ve enjoyed visiting all the sights of Normandy, Highlights were Carteret beach, Mont St Michel and Omaha. Thank you to Audrey & Geoff for your hospitality and tips for places to see. You’ve created a fantastic home from home with all the comforts you need with little ones.quotemarks r

Barr & Taylor Families. Worcestershire Puddle-duck

24thekightsquotemarks lThanks for a lovely stay in Grange cottage. We were well looked after + enjoyed all the facilities – especially home cooked dinner – Magnifique!!!!!quotemarks r

The Knights & Bissin Families. La Grange

25markjessicaquotemarks lMany thanks to Audrey & Geoff for a very pleasant and relaxing holiday. Perfect for children and adults alike, can honestly say we all had a great time!quotemarks r

Mark, Jessica, Ollie & Rosie Sims. Bumpkin Cottages

26natandrewquotemarks lThanks for a great week – relaxing for those who want to relax and plenty to do for those who enjoyed slides, pool trampoline etc.quotemarks r

Natalia, Andrew & Sasha Spalding.  Bumpkin Cottage

27laurapaulquotemarks lThanks for a lovely stay – in the pool every day, great beach + beautiful countryside. Great play equipment + loved the bouncy castle.quotemarks r

Laura, Paul & Irving kids River Cottage

28richardcarolinequotemarks lAnother terrific holiday. The new pool is fantastic – boys loved it. Great company and Bumpkin is our favourite.

Thanks to Audrey and Geoff for their constant entertainment.quotemarks r

Richard, Caroline, George & Ben Pearson. Bumpkin

quotemarks lA great time was had by all. We found plenty to do and see in this lovely part of Normandy. The accommodation was comfortable with good facilitates on-site, particularly for Rosa. Finally thanks to Audrey & Geoff for their part in making this an enjoyable holiday.quotemarks r

Nigel, Negat & Rosa (and uncle passenger) Leicester River Cottage

30katherinechloequotemarks lWe have had a lovely time here with our 3 children who really enjoyed the facilities and the area, especially the pool. Would defiantly recommend La Mare Chappey to other families.

Thank – you Audrey & Geoff for you wonderful hospitality.quotemarks r

Katherine, Chloe and Tom + Mr & Mrs B Huxtable, Langtree, Devon. Puddle-duck

31thebrownquotemarks lThank you for a wonderful week! The children have loved it, especially the pool and bouncy castle. Audrey and Geoff re-arranged the BBQ for my birthday on our last night, which was great – we even had the hottest day!quotemarks r

The Brown & Hinks Families. Bumpkin Cottage & Coach-house

32theharryfamilyquotemarks lAnother wonderful holiday at La Mare Chappey- our second year. Loved the new pool. Explored more of Normandy, it’s a great base for a holiday.quotemarks r

The Harry Family, Lincoln. Puddle-duck

33thekeeleyfamilyquotemarks lAn excellent week thank you. The kids loved it + we were able to appreciate the history in a beautiful place.quotemarks r

Keeley Family. Kent.  Bumpkin Cottage

quotemarks lWhat a great time we had, the playground, the swimming pool + the indoor play area were all favourites, especially the excitement with the bouncy castle! Thank you so much for a relaxing time.quotemarks r

The Baker Family. London W18.  River Cottage

35michealkellyquotemarks lThank you for a wonderful holiday! Excellent facilities from the food to the great pool. We’ll be back soon!quotemarks r

Michael Kelly & Lennon. South Yorkshire. Coach-house

36stevemelitaquotemarks lFantastic facilities for the kids to play whilst Mum & Dad relax. Love the heated pool, UK TV for a couple of hours each morning, nice kitchen + 2 bathrooms. Would love to come again sometime...quotemarks r

Steve, Melita, Jessica & Molly. Hampshire. UK. Bumpkin Cottage

37alaprilquotemarks lOur second visit, even better than the first. Love the new pool!quotemarks r

Al, April, Charlie & Jack. Hampshire Uk.

38johnlizquotemarks lHad a lovely relaxing time – even managed to read some books with a small child! New feat!!!

Love the pool & Jacuzzi.quotemarks r

John, Liz & Charlie Oxfordshire UK. La Grange

quotemarks lThank you for a great holiday. We have all had an excellent week – the kid’s amenities are amazing – thanks.quotemarks r

Louisa, Tim & Sophia. Colchester, Essex. Coach – house

quotemarks lWonderful week in an unspoilt part of France. Kids loved the facilities. Thank-you for a great holiday!!  quotemarks r

Elaine, Jason, Jacob, Alex & Noah Boswell. Maidstone. Kent. Bumpkin

quotemarks lHad a lovely Time – Thank- you!

Townsley Family. Puddle-duck Cottage

42nicolabillquotemarks lA lovely holiday for all of us. The boys had a fantastic time playing with their new friends + we have truly relaxed here. Thank YouXquotemarks r

Nicola, Bill, Peter & Thomas. Hutton Rudby. N. Yorkshire. Bumpkin Cottage

43sarahmikequotemarks lThank you we had a lovely stay.quotemarks r

Sarah, Mike, Robert, Oliver & Harry. La Grange

44Ianemilyquotemarks lWe all had a lovely relaxing holiday. So much for the children to do in a safe environment. Lovely Barbecue.quotemarks r

Ian, Emiley, Ella, Barbara Oxford Puddle duck Cottage.

quotemarks lAnother fantastically relaxing week, hardly been out! Children have had a ball + loved the pool.

Great holiday…quotemarks r

Emma, Simon, Freya & Harry. Bedfordshire. La Grange

45carolinerichardquotemarks lWe had a lovely time, most of it in the pool & playing room – Charles will be very sad to leave his favourite buggy behind!quotemarks r

Caroline, Richard & Charles. London. Bumpkin Cottage

46jonathenthelmaquotemarks lTresbon - All good to be recommended. Normandy has unexpected interest all in all.quotemarks r

Johnathan, Thelma Et Famille. London. Coach – house

quotemarks lA great week which lived up to the reviews. Thanks Audrey & Geoff.quotemarks r

Margot, Julian & Thomas King. St Albans, Herts.

48karendamonquotemarks lGreat stay, great for kids, great food, Thank you.quotemarks r

Karen, Damon, Anna & Maggie. Puddle-duck

quotemarks lA great place for our first holiday abroad – Love the pool! Thanks.quotemarks r

Andy, Jo, Thomas + Aiden. London La Grange

quotemarks lA wonderful holiday as a family of 4. Lots of lots to do on site. William loved the play area and pool. Really enjoyed discovering La Manche and particularly enjoyed the D Day history. Thanks for a lovely time.quotemarks r

David Deborah, William & Oliver Hughes. Old Hatfield, Herts.  Bumpkin Cottage

quotemarks lA great base for our 1st holiday abroad with children. We have had a lovely week – highlights for recommended days out are Cite de la Mer, Zoo de Champrepus and Jardin botanique du Chateaux de Vanville. I think Daniel would have been happy staying on site all week.  With thanks.quotemarks r

Louise, Andy Daniel (3) and Edward (1). Kent. River Cottage

quotemarks lThank you for a lovely stay. The supply of all the baby equipment is a real help and the baby sitting service a bonus. The village is a great location for discovery Manche. We particularly enjoyed the Zoo de Champrepus, a day trip to Bayeux and the D. Day history.  We also had a lovely dinner at the local restaurant in Nehou - a very friendly place!quotemarks r

Jenny, Jono & Eva (10mths) Kent. Puddle-duck Cottage

quotemarks lWe had a great stay despite the weather and found the cottage really comfortable and great for crawling babies. We felt incredibly welcome, Tom and I loved having the meals in our cottage – it really felt like a holiday and they were delicious! Thank you for going the extra mile on the dairy free! We will definitely be back! Thank You.quotemarks r

Tom, Beth & Leo. Bumpkin Cottage

quotemarks lLovely relaxing week, the toy box, playroom and cart were particular favourites. Dinner in the Bistro was great. Thanks for the welcome.quotemarks r

Katherine, Andy, Thomas + Ben – Bristol, UK Puddle-duck Cottage

quotemarks lWe had a great time, the children enjoyed the playroom, playground & pool. We had fun exploring the area & the restaurant recommendations were perfect. Thanks all.quotemarks r

Jonna, Will, Abigail & William. Richmond Uk.  La Grange.

quotemarks lVery relaxing week exploring this lovely part of Normandy. Wonderful to have a delicious three course meal prepared for us on our arrival!quotemarks r

The Vorsey Family. Berkshire Uk Bumpkin Cottage

quotemarks lLovely week had by all.quotemarks r

Thomas + York Families River Cottage.

quotemarks lWe arrived to a lovely meal cooked by Audrey. We had a relaxing couple of weeks. While the weather was a little mixed. Beatrice had the opportunity to have her first swim!quotemarks r

Sarsh, Robin & Beatrice. London. Puddle-duck

quotemarks lWe have all thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Audrey & Geoff are superb hosts. The food was fabulous and I will always remember the “duck”!!! Thank you so much & Bientot! XXquotemarks r

Steve & Shelagh Malley, Lizzi, John & Billy Regan. Puddle duck



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