Terms & Conditions

  • A deposit of £100 per cottage per week must be paid on booking and full payment of the rent is due four weeks prior to day of arrival. Full payment is required if booking is made within four weeks of date of arrival. Booking and deposit will be lost if full payment is not made on time. The guest will be charged any bank fees, which may occur from cheques, transfers, etc.
  • No reservation will be guaranteed without a deposit.
  • A good-housekeeping bond of £100 per cottage must be paid on arrival. The bond will be returned 1 week after departure, providing no damage or loss of items has occurred in the cottage.
  • If you decide to cancel your booking, Spice Cottages must be notified immediately in writing; 50% of the deposit will be refunded if the booking can be resold. Spice Cottages strongly recommends that clients should take out their own Holiday Insurance policy.
  • The cottages may not be occupied before 3.30pm on the rental start date unless prior arrangements have been made.  The cottages must be vacated by 10.30am on the final day of the rental and left in a clean condition.
  • A small fee will be added to your bill if paying via credit card.
  • A no smoking policy is in effect within each cottage. Ash trays are provided outside, in close proximity to each cottage.
  • Please do not wear outdoor shoes on the carpeted areas within the cottage. 
  • Spice Cottages do not accept any liability for loss or damage to personal effects, baggage, vehicle or any other item belonging to the guest or their party.
  • The total number in the party should not exceed the maximum number stated for any particular cottage.
  • The management should be allowed access to the cottages at any reasonable time during the holiday occupancy.
  • Guests should keep the cottage and all furniture, fixtures, fittings and effects in the cottage in the same state of repair as at the commencement of the holiday, and should leave the cottage in the same state of cleanliness and general order in which it was found.
  • Guests are expected to supervise their children so as they do not damage the inside or the outside of the cottage, the garden or any property, and that they do not cause annoyance to other guests.
  • The management of Spice Cottages regrets they are unable to allow dogs onto the property and advises guests that this rule will be rigidly enforced
  • The management of Spice Cottages reserves the right to terminate the rental without notice and without refund for breach of this contract.