These are our guest comments and reviews from our visitor book:
July 19, L,F,M & S, Oldbury, W.Midlands
We have had a great time. A lovely quiet location with a beautiful and well equipped cottage. Thank you.
June/July 19, M & C, Rayleigh, Essex
Our 2nd visit to this super cottage. Had 2 lovely weeks here enjoying the view & the surrounding countryside.
June 19, J & M, Wigton
Had another very pleasant stay in our favorite cottage! Thank you!
June 19, A & C, & B & E, Leeds, Wakefield & Wetherby
Very lovely & peaceful place. Clean & well equipped. Lovely owners. We've all had a lovely time. Thank you!
Always a pleasure!
May/June 19, H,D,H,H & T, Halifax, W.Yorks
A cosy well equipped cottage within a beautiful setting. We've all enjoyed a relaxing family holiday. Thank you!
May 19, D & C, Hampshire
One word says it all - Superb! Many thanks!
May 19, N & A, Hamberg, Germany
Thank you both for a wonderful stay in your wonderful cottage. The weather was super - the views superb and the cottage immaculately clean & comfortable!
Apr/May 19, M & P, Hastings
Visit No. 8, still the only fault we can find is that 2 weeks goes to quick! We have booked for next year already! Thanks again!
Apr 19, C, D K & P, Derbyshire
A wonderful cottage and location. Thank you for being so welcoming. We'll be back again!
Apr 19, H,B,B,M & T
The cottage is as good as ever - beautiful scenery, walks, dogs, lambs & ferrets. Thank you once again!
Feb 19, V & D
Rested & restored! Perfect. Thank you, see you all soon!
Jan 19, D
Lovely to be back, Didn't intend to leave it so long between visits & plan to return already!
Jan 19, A
It's been another restorative time, a truly healing place. The view is magical with its changing light and it is like sitting in a painting.
Dec 18, The A Family
The cottage is perfect, every detail covered and fitted out to reflect you have thought of everything - a lovely place to stay. Teesdale just beckons you from every window. I am sorry to leave. Hope we will be back soon!
Nov 18, , K, A, S & M
Our first visit, lovely cottage and location. We'll be back!
Nov 18. P & B
We love this cottage & hope to return before too long. Beautifully done, beautiful surroundings. Thank you!
Nov 18, C & S, Hertfordshire
Many many thanks for a great welcome and a beautiful retreat with all the additional touches. Would love to come back x
Oct/Nov 18, V & T, Northallerton
Perfect in every way, as always. Lovely to see you all again - thank you for being so kind & helpful. Hard to leave again but will be back soon xx
Oct 18, N & A, Abingdon
Wonderful,Relaxing & restful stay! Thank you so much!
Sept/Oct 18, B & M. The Netherlands
We lost counting but we think it was our 7th Stay! Once again, it was GREAT!! Looking forward to next year already!. Thank you all!
Sept 18, S & A, Hants
Another 2 glorious weeks at Toby Hill and then back to southern England hectic living. Except for snow we have experienced every form of weather, gales, rain and glorious sunshine!. Thanks as ever to Neil & Sheila, Chris & Michael and the ever expanding family we have had the pleasure of meeting and making our stay so welcoming and wonderful! x
Sept 18, B & L, Bucks
Wonderful area & view. Lovely cottage. Would have liked to stay for a month!
Aug/Sept 18, B & N, Ramsey, Cambs
Perfect hosts, perfect cottage. Many thanks for a lovely stay. Hope to be back next year!
Aug 18, R & M, Cheshire
Thanks to the Tarn family. Good digs & good views! See you soon!
Aug 18, J, G, A & O, E Yorks
Our third visit & another wonderful holiday - quiet & beautiful as ever. Fantastic cottage, perfect setting & brilliant hosts. Thank you!
Aug 18, R, L & Family, Holland
Thank you for this beautiful & serene place, the lovely cottage & all your help
July 18, P, H, G, E & F, York
Thank you so much for a lovely holiday and being so kind. W don't want to leave! See you again!
July 18, A & P, Essex
Thank you S & N once again. Perfect setting & cottage & hospitality! We are well rested, keep it up, you are amazing!
June 18, M & C, Essex
2 weeks stay in a superb cottage. Beautiful area, plenty to see and do - 2 weeks not long enough! We hope to return. Thank you, S & N for such a comfortable & relaxing stay.
June 18, A & C & B, Leeds
Perfect as usual 7th visit and as ever we have good weather. We leave Toby Hill & Sheila & Neil with regret but we will be back.
May/June 18, R & M
Probably our 7th visit. Very good accommodation. Lovely quiet countryside. Thanks one and all. Sheila,Neil & boys
May 18, J & M, Wigton
Another pleasant visit - I think our 6th! Thank you both!
May 18, J & D, Cambs
Our second holiday with you proved to be as perfect as the first. Thank you again for the warmest of welcomes in the most idyllic of settings.
Apr/May 18, M & P, Hastings
Another 2 weeks of bliss in this amazing cottage! Sheila,how you continue to present such a spotlessly clean cottage is a real credit to you! Neil never too busy to stop & chat or show us things. Our biggest compliment though is we have already booked 2 weeks for 2019! Thank you once again
Feb 18, V & T, Northallerton
Brilliant, as always. Great to see the fantastic view covered in snow! Thank you for everything. You have all been so kind!
Dec/Jan 18, C & K, Suffolk
A truly cosy and enjoyable retreat at this time of year. Just so sorry it took us 2 years to get back here! Thank you.
Oct/Nov 17, T & D, Suffolk
Thank you for your warm & friendly welcome. Cottage fantastic. Lovely relaxing week with great weather! Couldn't have hoped for more!
Oct 17,V & T, Northallerton
Thank you for making us feel so welcome - it's always hard to leave! Another wonderful week - Perfect house, perfect setting, perfect hosts! See you soon!
Sept/Oct 17, B & J, The Netherlands
Another Great Stay. Thanks for your warm welcome again. Looking forward to next year already!
Sept 17 - S & A, Hants
Another glorious two weeks in Teesdale. Thanks as always to S & N for making our stay in Toby Hill so lovely! We really needed our holiday this year & it has been wonderful. See you in 2018!
Sept 17 - C & J, Anglesey
We've very much enjoyed our week in the North Pennines beautiful countryside. Great walks & places to visit & good food & catch up with friends. Lovely cottage & thank you for flowers & treats
Sept 17 - I, E & B, Newcastle & Sunderland
Another super holiday at Toby Hill. Thank you for all the treats - delicious & very much appreciated. This is our 7th visit and we hope there's many more!
Aug/Sept 17, R & M, Macclesfield
To all the family, thank you for your help and generosity. Coming back for our 6th stay. See you all next May 2018!
Aug 17 - L & K, Minnesota USA
We loved waking up each morning to see where the sheep are! Raby, Durham, Middleham were a history lovers dream. But meeting you two and Chris & Michael was the best!
Aug 17 - J & L
Have always loved Teesdale. These few days have just reinforced it! You have made a wonderful holiday home. The views are stunning - especially in the sunshine!
Aug 17 - The M Family, York
Thank you for a wonderful holiday. The cottage feels like home and the surroundings are beautiful. Hope to be back!
July 17 - A, C, J, R & G, Leeds
Such a great holiday, the cottage and location exceeded our expectations! A beautiful setting, cottage wonderful & immaculately clean. Great suggestions of places to visit & things to do. Thank you for taking us to feed the lambs. We will take away such lovely memories.
July 17 - M & B, Wilts
We have enjoyed every moment of our stay. The cottage, the countryside, the cattle & sheep and to S & N for making us feel so welcome. Thank you.
June/July 17 - A, C & E & Aunty B, Leeds
Needed Toby Hill Farm more than ever this year and it didn't fail us. Thank You
June 17 - H & M, Bootle
It is all so beautiful. Location, House, Sheila & Neil. Everything provided for our comfort again. Thank you!
Well what can we say? We'll be back next year. A truly wonderful break for us. Just perfect in every way! Thank you both!
May 17/June 17 - L, A, L & S & Grandma
A wonderful stay in this lovely, immaculately clean cottage which has everything you need. Thanks for making us feel very welcome. We will be back!
May 17 - R & M, Macclesfield
To all the Tarn family at Toby Hill - Thanks for everything. A good stay! See you in August for our 5th stay!
April/May 17 - M & P, Hastings
Here we are again, our sixth visit to this wonderful cottage. Sheila, Neil, Chris, Michael, the lovely new Rachel all do so much to make you welcome. Needless to say we are already booked for 2018!!
April 17 - J & M, Wigton
Another great stay in this special place. Thank you!
April 2017 - H, B, B, M & T
Another amazing week on the farm. Thank you for making it so special & our favourite lamb!
March 2017 - A & C, Whickham, Newcastle
Thank you for a most comfortable, friendly, nostalgic venue for a 70th birthday treat. We must return!
Feb 2017 - L & F & Family, Norfolk
Lovely break, enjoyed many walks. Comfortable cottage, a great place to relax. Thanks to Sheila & Neil & Family. Hope to visit again soon
Jan 2017 - Z & G, Durham/Newcastle
Our first visit inspired by work. Absolutley totally amazing. A complete home from home. We honestly can not fault this place, a pleasure to stay. I can't thank the family enough. Shall be back soon!
Dec16/Jan17 - P & S, Harrogate
A wonderful Christmas and New Year - great weather. Thank you both, can't wait to get back!
October 16 - V & T, N.Yorkshire
Our second visit - as fantastic as the first! Fantastic cottage, lovely area & Sheila & Neil & family are all such lovely people. Can't wait to visit again!!
Oct 16 - N, A & J, Abingdon
Great stay! Thank you Sheila & Neil
Sept 16- The K Family, Leeds
Just gets better every visit. Restores body & soul. Thanks to Sheila & Neil & family for the care they take.
Sept 16 - S & A, Hants
Another wonderful holiday in Teesdale. Two weeks of sunshine, glorious walks & hospitality from Neil & Sheila which could not be bettered. Two weeks is still not long enough here. See you next year x
Aug/Sept 16 - R & M, Cheshire
Thanks to S & N & family for helping us to have a good holiday. Excellent cottage. Lovely area, good views. Weather quite good. See you next May 2017!
Aug 16 - J, A, L & M, Rocester, Staffs
Wonderful & well equipped cottage. Plenty to see and do in the area. S & N brilliant hosts! Thank you x
Aug 16 - R, S,D & F, Durham
A fantastic weeks holiday. Many thanks for hospitality. See you again
July 16 - The K Family, Leeds
The peace & quiet was just what we needed, The welcome & care as wonderful as ever! We have enjoyed it and will return.
July 16 - H & M, Liverpool
Just the two of us this time, nice & restful. Thank you all. Would like same week next year 2017. The weather is lovely and so are you!!
July 16 - D & B, Durham
Lovely cottage, everything you could wish for plus a big thank you to the lovely Tarn family for making us feel so welcome xx
June/July 16 - J & R, Tunbridge Wells
Our third visit. We just love it and are still finding new things to do! Thanks again
June 16 - B & S, Isle of Man
Really lovely people. Super cottage & fabulous location. - Perfect! Very much hope to return. Thank you
May 16 - R & M, Macclesfield
Thank you for making our stay a good one. Great cottage & area. Will see you again in August!
May 16 - C & D, C & E, Turin
Magnifica vacouza, splendido, Grazie
April 16 - M & P, Hastings
Thank you both yet again, we've had a wonderful holiday & our 6th visit is already booked for Spring 2017!
April 16 -The B Family, Newcastle & Sunderland
Visit no. 6. A perfect stay again. Thanks for the warmest of welcomes. This feels like our second home now!
April 16 - C & A, Whickham, Newcastle
Great! Thank you for everything. Hope to see you next year!
April 2016 - B., M & S, Huddersfield
We have had a lovely stay here, a great place to explore & relax. Thank you
March 16 - O & I & family
A lovely spot. Cottage so well equipped, best we have been to. Ideal position for boys to walk the Pennine Way.
March 16 - P & T, Lincs
Our 3rd visit to this lovely cottage. Good to see little Rob the pup is now a fully qualified sheepdog! Thanks to you for another great holiday. One of the highlights was having a cuddle with a new born lamb!
Feb 16 - A R, Penistone, Sheffield
What a beautiful special place, so warm & welcoming. The cottage is immaculate, refined & generous. Many thanks
Feb 16 - D, Wakefield
What a wonderful cottage, so welcoming, well equipped & generous. So glad to have rediscovered a bolt hole in Teesdale which I hope to use regularly. Thank you for sharing you very special house.
Feb 16 - E,I,B & J, Stanstead
Beautiful cottage with everything you could need for a relaxing week, unspoilt views in a beautiful location. Lots of lovely pubs and things to see & do. Thank you for being fabulous hosts, we have all enjoyed our time here and hope to come back again soon.
Dec 15/Jan 16 - C & K, Hadleigh, Suffolk
The best of holiday homes, the best of welcomes. Our first, but definitely not our last stay with Sheila & Neil. Thank you