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Michael, Julie & Michael
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Valley view lakes is a little gem, very pretty and Well looked after. The owners/Hosts Richard, Elaine & Fiona are very friendly and helpful nothing is too much trouble. We were in Kingfisher lodge, the lodge is very well laid out the rooms spacious, the main bedroom and en-suite are very generous Nice big TV in the livingroom, and TV's in the bedrooms. Nice kitchen with everything you could want. Dinning table, decking and seating and a lovely Hotub. Theres nice little touches like milk, tea etc for your arrival and a couple of disposable Bar-B-Q's.
Fishing is excellent I caught over 200 fish over the week, Mirror and Common Carp, Bream, Rudd, Roach ( a lot of the Common Carp seem to be a hybrid between common Carp and ghost Carp )but still lovely looking fish.The fish put up such a fight. Best fishing I've ever been to while on holiday. There are some pure Ghost carp and golden Orfe, Tench.
I found Method fishing with pellets or bread to be very good. 
and loads of wild life lots of different birds I saw a kingfisher a few times while fishing. 
Westward ho well worth a visit, Great fishing shop there,
as well as some great gift shops and a lovely beach. The local community shop in Buckland Brewer is good run by volunteers and well worth a visit.
All in all we had a wonderful week, home from home, meet some nice and friendly people in the other lodges.

(posted: Sun Aug 29 15:16:21 2021) (remove)
Karen Roberts
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what a wonderful week we had in the Mallard lodges, everything you could wish for, a. real home from home. Elaine, Richard and Fiona were very welcoming.
The hot tub was lovely

(posted: Sat Apr 24 12:28:05 2021) (remove)
Laura Sims
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We stayed in the Kingfisher lodge and it was perfect. Fully equipped kitchen with everything you could possibly need! Beautiful, peaceful location and the starry sky at night is something I've never seen before - SO beautiful! Such a needed break after the difficult year and we would love to come back whenever we can! Thank you!!!

(posted: Tue Dec 22 09:51:41 2020) (remove)
Mrs Susannah Marsland
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We had a lovely two weeks in Heron lodge. Beautiful surroundings, well managed and Richard, Elaine, and Fiona are all very helpful and smashing people. See you next year.

(posted: Fri Oct 23 09:14:29 2020) (remove)
The Perkins Family

Thank you for a fantastic stay.
The lodge is amazing and very homely.
The kids have enjoyed the hot tub.
Hope to come back soon.
Best wishes, Perkins Family

(posted: Mon Aug 17 07:42:00 2020) (remove)
Adi & Vivienne

We just wanted to say thank you for making our week at Kingfisher lodge. An pleasurable & safe time, away from home under the present circumstances. We will never forget our week in Devon, & the beautiful peaceful surroundings.
Thanks once again.
Kind regards

(posted: Mon Jul 13 08:21:14 2020) (remove)
Deirdre and Richard

Amidst the terrible situation of the world at the moment coping with the coronavirus and not knowing when all will get back to normal. We have had a truly lovely week here being isolated from everything and just going out for country walks. We absolutely love it, the peace and tranquility and the beautiful setting.
Thank you Richard and Elaine for keeping this place so lovely, and keeping it going in a difficult time

(posted: Fri Mar 27 15:59:12 2020) (remove)
Ian Earl
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Thank you Richard and Elaine for another lovely break. Fishing and lodge as good as always. Hope you get through the current problems with corona virus.we will be back.

(posted: Mon Mar 23 11:36:50 2020) (remove)
Pauline and Malcolm

We have loved our time here and it has been so relaxing. A beautiful equipped lodge in fantastic surroundings. You could say we were self isolating.
Fishing brilliant, wild life brilliant, birds brilliant, flowers brilliant.
What else can we say but.....we will be back.
Wonderful hosts too.

(posted: Sat Mar 21 12:48:21 2020) (remove)
Steve and Claire

Thanks for making my 50th memorable and all the extra effort is appreciated.
We had a fantastic 3rd stay and could happly stay for ever.

(posted: Tue Mar 17 14:03:51 2020) (remove)
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