We stayed at Mill Bank House in April as a large mixed family group for my dads 70th surprise celebrations - the youngest in the group being 6 months and the oldest....the man of the hour, granddad!
From the moment I started dealing with the owners, Heidi and her husband they were incredibly patient, helpful and accommodating. As it was a surprise that myself and my brother were arranging we had lots of questions about caterers, local pubs, the area etc and Heidi answered everything quickly and with invaluable knowledge.
As a result we had an amazing experience - Heidi took care to check how we would like the bedrooms configured which made a huge difference with our mixed age group, and pointed us to a fab couple of pubs locally, the Catherine Wheel for Sunday lunch and the Wheatsheaf at Northleach.
We also booked an amazing local caterer, Vicky Hughes of Green Fig Catering in Cirencester who was very charming and cooked the most amazing supper for us all, ably helped by a waitress / chefs help Victoria, which made it even more special.
The house itself is absolutely stunning. Its in the middle of rolling fields with sheep grazing directly next to the garden fence which the kids loved! There is a gorgeous stream running alongside the house which the kids loved exploring.....we do these big family holidays a couple of times a year and can honestly say this is the most child friendly (in terms of outdoor space to explore / pretty surroundings) that we've been to.
The décor is very tastefully done and had everything you need to make your stay comfortable - the birthday a cake and wine on arrival was a very sweet touch!
Overall I cant recommend this property, the surroundings, and Heidi herself enough. An astounding success from start to end (even before we arrived the cleaners kindly called to say we could check in slightly earlier (as we requested to make the most of the weekend!)
I almost don't want to post this review as we will definitely return and don't want it to be fully booked!! If you're considering this property, I genuinely cant recommend it highly enough.
Thank you very very much from the Luke Family for a weekend of special memories, love and laughter.....and one very happy and emotional granddad :)
— Nina Luke, 30 Apr 2015