Barn Guest Book Comments

Thank you for allowing us to stay in your beautiful barn. A real ‘home away from home’ with all we could need for a comfortable week in the country. The goodies on arrival were a real treat. Mr & Mrs K, Australia, June 2013.

We have had a super week in the barn. We found Essex an interesting place to visit. Many thanks for the welcome and all the extras. Its true to say that everything you could want was provided and it fully serves its four star rating. Mr & Mrs F, England, June 2013.

Fantastic barn. No idea of the charm from the outside. Fantastic area for garden and antique lovers. Thank you. Mrs T, England, July 2013.

We loved the stay. Two great weeks in this splendid barn. It was a joy to sit and eat in your beautiful garden. Thanks for all your hospitality. Mr & Mrs B, Holland, August 2013.

Absolutely wonderful stay, lots of places to visit and beautiful accommodation and hosts to come back to. Mr & Mrs C, August 2013.

Thank you both so much for a lovely stay in the Barn. It is very beautiful with lovely gardens and hanging baskets. We have visited old haunts and the weather has been so good for us. We would recommend all the pubs around the area for eating out, they are excellent. Thank you for your hospitality, the welcome pack was much appreciated. Mr & Mrs L, England, August 2013.

We certainly landed on our feet finding the advert for Greenlands Barn. Lovely accommodation, hosts very welcoming.  Welcome pack excellent. Fabulous place to stay, we will be back. Mr & Mrs P, England, September 2013.

Thank you for a lovely stay at the barn, very peaceful and comfortable, we enjoyed very much your welcome pack and the delicious lemon cake. Mr & Mrs R, September 2013.

Wonderful quiet time, thank you so much for looking after us so well. We will be back. Mr & Mrs M, England, October 2013.

Best holiday cottage we have ever been to, thank you for the welcome pack. Mr and Mrs England, June 2014

Thank you for making us so comfortable, we had a glorious week in Essex and Suffolk, Mr and Mrs B, England, June 2014.

Great week exploring the area, most beautiful garden, will miss it.All the litttle extras were appreciated. Enjoyed Dedham, Flatford,Marks Hall and Coggeshall. Mr and Mrs H, England, June 2014.

Thank you for a wonderful week in your wonderful barn and beautiful garden, will miss the peaceful setting.Thank you for the warm welcome and the little extras, hope to be back next year. Mr and Mrs W, England, July 2014.

The barn was perfect for my needs. Comfortable, quiet,excellent facilities, impeccably presented and serviced. Thank you, it was wonderful. The little extras were much appreciated. Mr M, Namibia, August 2014.

We have enjoyed our week in the barn. Beautiful and very well equipped. Enjoyed exploring the area, so lucky with the weather. Thank you for the warm welcome and the lovely bread and lemon cake. Mr and Mrs G, England, September 2014.

Comfort, surroundings, facilities, provisions,friendly relationship – all up to the usual exceptional standard. We have enjoyed our third visit to the barn immensely. Thank you. Mr and Mrs T, England, September 2014.

Thank you Carol and David for a very warm welcome. The barn is absolutely delightful, being warm and comfortable. The surrounding area is all that we wished for, and we have had a most interesting visit to an area that was new to us. Mr and Mrs D, England, October 2014.

Our third visit to this lovely location, as before very nice welcome and treats by Carol and David. We have been around National Trust properties and have found them most interesting and will return to Ickworth. We thought that Lavenham was a delightful place.Hope to return in 2016, thanks once again. Mr and Mrs L, England, April 2015.

Having looked through this guest book I can only echo many of the comments already made. I have had an excellent stay. really enjoyed the hospitality and comfort of the accommodation. I hope to return and rediscover the gardens and places hereabouts. Many thanks for a lovely holiday and excellent provisions. Miss B, England, May 2015.

A lovely week in Essex visiting old haunts and some new ones.Thank you for your hospitality, with very comfortable accommodation providing everything we could possibly need to see us through. A first class welcome pack, thank you. Finally thank you for laying on a week of dry and sunny weather! Mr and Mrs K, England, June 2015.

Excellent stay, very comfortable and brilliantly equipped accommodation in delightful surroundings. Charming and helpful hosts. Thanks so much for having us stay. Will recommend you highly to our friends. Mr and Mrs D, New Zealand, July 2015.

A lovely few days in excellent accommodation that is equipped with everything you can think of. Will definitely come again. Thank you for a very comfortable and relaxing few days. Mr and Mrs L, England, July 2015.

Lovely stay. Fabulous accommodation and extremely well equipped. Lovely hosts. Lots of lovely places near by. Woodbridge has a lovely tide mill. Flatford Mill is lovely and Tiptree is also worth a visit. Would come again. Mr and Mrs N, England, August 2015.

1st class all the way. Home from home. Great location. lovely pastries. Thank you David and Carol. Mr and Mrs C, Australia, August 2015.

Had a relaxing stay in your comfortable and well equipped barn in lovely surroundings. The best we have stayed in to date. The welcome pack of many goodies, bread and delicious cake much appreciated. Thank you for your friendly welcome. See you again?    Mr and Mrs A, England, September 2015.

A most relaxing stay in the best place we have ever stayed in. We will be back. Thank you for the lovely cakes and cookies and all the extras, and for the warmest of welcomes. Mr and Mrs J, England, September 2015.

Another wonderfully relaxing week in this beautiful place with such lovely hosts who think of every comfort. We look forward to returning.Mr and Mrs W, England, September 2015.

Another very comfortable stay, thanks for everything. We hope to return in warmer weather! Mr and Mrs A, England, March 2016.

Thank you for a lovely stay in the Barn, so comfortable as usual. This is our 4th visit and hopefully we will be here next year. Weather not too bad, and we visited many places. We recommend Colchester Castle, the refurbishment is excellent. Have had lovely meals out, very good pub meals within easy reach of our stay here. Thanks once again, your cakes and bread were super.Mr and Mrs L,England, April 2016.

Thank you for a superb holiday in your beautiful barn. Such kind and generous hosts – we loved your bread and cakes and all the goodies. It is truly paradise herewith the delightful garden, peace and beauty all around. Mr and Mrs D, Australia, May 2016

Wonderful week in the barn.Everything you could possibly want. Bread, cake and scones lovely. Local pub foods very good. Vists to Heybridge Basin and Mersea a must. Thank you. Mr and Mrs P,England, May 2016.

We had a really nice quiet week here. David and Carol were wonderful hosts. Thanks a lot, we might come back.  Mr and Mrs H, Germany, May 2016.

We have had a lovely stay at Greenlands Barn and really appreciated all the extras.It was also very relaxing to sit in the beautiful garden. The area is wonderful with so many things to see and do. Thank you for a great week. Mr and Mrs F, The Netherlands, June 2016.

Lovely place for relaxing after hectic days out. The welcome pack was very welcome. Mr and Mrs H, England, June 2016.

Brilliant time, great welcome from David and Carol. Super place to stay and return to. Thank you so much. Mr and Mrs P, England, June 2016.

A very lovely time and friendly hosts, surrounded by history. Mr N and Ms A. Denmark, July 2016.

Excellent. We always appreciate the welcome pack and indeed how welcoming David and Carol are, great hosts. Just such a lovely holiday accommodation and location and everything you could wish for. We will return soon. Mr and Mrs P, England, August 2016.

A great welcome to a great property, so much to do, so many places to visit, so little time. Mr and Mrs D, England, August 2016.

A wonderful peaceful place to come and relax, thank you for a great stay. Mr and Mrs D, New Zealand, August 2016.

A great few days again. Very welcoming, and a super place to stay and return to. Thank you David and Carol. Mr and Mrs P, England, September 2016.

Very comfortable, and a friendly welcome, with thanks. Mr and Mrs L, England, June 2017.

A warm welcome and a pleasant holiday to be recommended. Mr and Mrs U, England, August 2017.

Thank you so much, always a lovely welcome, everything always just right with the accommodation. A really super place to stay, we can’t wait to get back. Mr and Mrs P, England, September 2017.

Enjoyed our stay, lovely accommodation and weather, perfect base for our tour. Mr and Mrs B, England, October 2017.

Lovely to come again, weather has been very good. As usual a very warm welcome from David and Carol, hope to see you next year. Mr and Mrs L, England, October 2017.