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Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

To ensure that you have a comfortable and hastle-free stay with us, we ask that you read our terms and conditions before completing a booking online.

Conditions of Hire

  1. The Hirer has the right to occupy and use for a holiday the property specified on the booking form together with its gardens for the agreed period.

  2. The person booking the property will be responsible for the obligations & conditions of the booking.

  3. The Hirer shall not pass his/her booking to another party.

  4. The number of persons using the accommodation shall not exceed that stated for each cottage unless agreed in advance.

  5. If there is any breach of these conditions by the Hirer the landlord may re-enter the premises.

  6. Please bear in mind that you are responsible for your children’s safety whilst at Barn Owls Cottages.


A reservation, once confirmed by us, constitutes a contract which renders the person booking liable for the full cost. This contract specifically excludes any rights of tenancy. The owner accepts all bookings in good faith. However in the unlikely event of the owner or their agent having to cancel any booking previously confirmed, their liability will be limited to the return in full of any monies paid.


The total amount is payable on booking, and booking is not confirmed until payment is received.


Once a booking is confirmed ie. The deposit has been paid and the booking accepted, the hirer is responsible for the total cost of the holiday as shown on the invoice. We recommend you take out your own insurance to cover holiday cancellation and your belongings whilst at the property. In the event of cancellation every effort will be made to re-let the cottage. In the event that re-letting cannot be arranged. The hirer will be liable to pay the balance of the tariff in full.

Number of Guest per cottage

The maximum number of guests (not including cots) permitted in the cottages must not exceed the number stated for each cottage. The proprietor reserves the right to decline accommodation and to order any unauthorised person off the premises


Visitors are liable for any damage to the property and contents resulting from their stay and must make good, loss of, and damage to, any crockery, cutlery, utensils, furniture and fittings.


Owners are liable for any damage caused by their pets whilst visiting our cottages. No pets are to be left alone in the cottage, and must be on a lead at all times, when in the garden.


Linen is provided i.e. sheets, pillows and cases, duvets and covers, towels, bathmats & tea towels. These are all included in the price. Beds will be made up for your arrival. Cot linen can be provided by prior arrangement.


Cots can be provided upon request in advance.


This is included in the hire charge.


Smoking is not permitted throughout the cottages, but is allowed in the garden area.


No candles to be used in and around the property.


There are two parking spaces on our front drive for each cottage. All cars are parked at the owners own risk.

Arrival and Departure

Bookings are from 3pm on the day of arrival to 10.30am on the day of departure.

Key pick up is between 3 & 4pm, if you cannot make that time, we request you to telephone us for your anticipated arrival time.

Guests are asked to leave their accommodation in the same clean and tidy way it was found when entering.

We reserve the right to levy additional charges for unreasonable cleaning after departure and/or late departure.

Guests are asked to give consideration to neighbours and not cause nuisance or annoyance.

The owner reserves the right to gain access to the property with prior notice for the purposes of maintenance and inspection if necessary.