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Standing on the banks of the upper reaches of the River Thames on the Cliveden Estate, this delightful cottage has been recently redecorated throughout and is comfortable and charming. It has immediate access to Cliveden's outstanding woodland and riverside walks, and a small garden overlooking the river- a wonderfully peaceful setting and yet under an hour from London. The cottage is a short walk from our other holiday cottage, Ferry Cottage, ref 002002.
The cottage's layout
- Ground floor
- sitting room with wood-burning stove and large kitchen/dining room.
- First floor
- two bedrooms (1 double and 1 twin) and bathroom with shower over bath.
Heating:Night storage heating included.
Parking: Parking for two cars is 45 metres from the cottage.
Please Note: This cottage is not recommended for young children as the garden and river bank are unfenced.
As part of the boating offer at Cliveden self drive hire motor and rowing boats operate from the landing stage of the Cliveden ferry 30 yards from Ferry Cottage. Days and operating times vary and are subject to weather conditions. There is no mooring available at the cottage for residents.
The river path is a public footpath.
Availability: Short breaks bookable within 4 weeks of the start date all year at this cottage
Hazards for children
This cottage is not recommended for young children since the river bank is unfenced.
- Let starts
- Min stay
- Dogs allowed
- Cottage ref
- Acorn rating What's this?
- Pub nearby
- Garden Appeal
- Railway nearby
- Open Fire / Stove
- Washing Machine
- Double bed
- Tumble Dryer
Things to see and do nearby
- South East England
The dense population of the south-east of England may not make it the obvious choice for a holiday destination, but that's to under-estimate or overlook many of its hidden charms. The Isle of Wight may well be the most obvious holiday destination in the area and the short ferry crossing really does take you to a unique holiday destination. Further east, the scenery is varied yet distinctive with the South Downs rolling down to the cliffs at Beachy Head, the sparsely wooded heathland of the Ashdown Forest and the intricate landscapes of the Weald. Closer to London are some gems which equally deserve a weekend away or longer holiday, including the majestic Thames Valley with its magnificent historic houses and beautiful varied countryside, offering some of the most beautiful scenery in Southern England. Kent, meanwhile, deserves its title of the Garden of England and the National Trust protects some of the best stretches of countryside and many fine houses and outstanding gardens. Apart from houses such as Bateman's, much-loved family home of Rudyard Kipling, the enchanting Bodiam Castle, Petworth House and Park with its sumptuous interiors and rolling parkland, Polesden Lacey on the North Downs and Chartwell, family home of Sir Winston Churchill, the Trust also owns several glorious gardens including Nymans Garden, Sheffield Park Garden and Sissinghurst Castle Garden.
- Current cottage
- Holiday cottage
place to visit
- Cluster of pins Shows number of grouped pins. Zoom in to see individual pins
- Holiday cottage guests have free access to Cliveden estate out of hours.
National Trust places to visit
- Magnificent formal gardens overlooking the River Thames, once the exclusive haunt of the rich and famous
- Dorneywood Garden
- 1930s-style garden, with herbaceous borders, rose garden, cottage garden and lily pond
- Hughenden Manor
- Country home of the Victorian statesman Benjamin Disraeli
- West Wycombe Park
- Perfectly preserved rococo landscape garden, surrounding a neo-classical mansion
- West Wycombe Village and Hill
- Chilterns village with buildings spanning several hundred years
- Bradenham Village
- Picturesque village in the Chiltern hills
Comments from past visitors
Vanessa & Roy Mitchell
Hilary & David Spencer and Todd Gauthier
What it will cost
- VAT at the current rate
- Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
(not included in the price table above)
- A non-refundable £10 charge is not included, and will be added to the total price of your holiday to cover the cost of accidental breakages
- Unfortunately we cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0844 800 2070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire about future cottage bookings and reservations.
- As part of the annual pricing review of all its cottages the National Trust reserves the right to move individual cottages up or down the price bands and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for certain cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.