Lucam at Butley Mills, Butley (Sleeps 4) - 6 days ago

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Castle House

Castle House - 6 days ago

"We had a simply wonderful weekend at Castle House. It has been so beautifully refurbished and has everything you could need. We have been to lots of large group holiday homes, but none come close - f... read more

Samphire at Butley Mills, Butley (Sleeps 6)

Samphire at Butley Mills, Butley (Sleeps 6) - Jul 15, 2016

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