Terms & Conditions

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy, govern The Bakers Cottages relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website. Please read our terms and conditions carefully before proceeding with your booking.

Bookings and Payment
Once you have chosen to stay and checked availability bookings can be made online. The Bakers Cottages accepts most Credit and Debit card payments through our online booking system. Our booking system assures you of security and confidentiality. A deposit of 25% is required to confirm the booking with the balance due 28 days before arrival. Should a booking be made less than 28 days from arrival date then full payment is required. The lead person must be at least 21 years of age at time of booking.

Good House Keeping
There will also be a mandatory £125 good housekeeping deposit which will be payable when the balance is due. The deposit will be returned within 14 days providing the cottage is left in a satisfactory and clean condition. A percentage of this deposit may be kept if extra cleaning is required.

Cancellation Policy
Please contact us immediately should you be compelled to cancel your reservation and confirm this in writing. Only upon receipt of your written instructions will the cancellation take effect. In all cases of cancellation the booking deposit will be forfeited. Should cancellation occur less than 28 days prior to the date on which the holiday begins a refund will not be processed. The Bakers Cottages does not operate any scheme of cancellation or travel insurance and recommend you obtain your own insurance cover for the holiday.

Cancellation by The Bakers Cottages
We would only cancel your holiday if your accommodation was unavailable for reasons beyond our control. We would however attempt to offer you alternative accommodation. If this was not possible, or unacceptable to you, then we would refund all monies paid by you for the holiday. Our liability would not extend beyond this refund.

Arrival and Departure
The cottages are available from 4pm on arrival day and should be vacated no later than 1130am on the final day of your stay. These times may be flexible subject to prior arrangement. Please advise us of your approximate arrival time prior to your stay.

Occupancy
The maximum occupancy for The Bakers Cottages is stated on our website and must not be exceeded without prior permission from The Bakers Cottages .

No Smoking Policy
The Bakers Cottages operates a no smoking policy anywhere inside the cottages.

Pets
Well behaved dogs are welcome. All dogs must be kept under strict control and must be kept on a leash at all times in public areas. Dogs are not allowed in bedrooms or on furniture. Any fouling in the gardens must be removed immediately and disposed of properly.

Your Responsibilities
You are responsible for the cottage and are expected to take all reasonable care of it. All equipment, utensils etc must be left clean and tidy at the end of your holiday. You are also responsible for any breakages or damage to the cottage or its contents, or for any loss of equipment whilst being occupied by you. All such incidents must be notified to The Bakers Cottages immediately. It is not advised to use the hot tub if you’re pregnant, have high blood pressure, heart conditions or any other medical conditions that could be triggered by heat. As young children are prone to overheating we strongly recommend they do not use the hot tub. Please remember to keep hydrated.

Disclaimer
No responsibility will be accepted by the owners for any personal injury to you or any member of your party. No liability will be accepted for accident or loss of, or damage to personal effects, baggage, car or any other item belonging to you or any member of your party whether arising from the negligence of the owner, his representatives or that of any tenant of  The Bakers Cottages . You must take all necessary steps to safeguard your property and ensure the personal safety of yourself and your party.

Complaints
If whilst on holiday you are not entirely satisfied with your accommodation, you should contact The Bakers Cottages immediately in order that we may attempt to resolve the problem. Failure to follow this procedure will make it impossible for us to put the matter right and may result in the loss or reduction of any rights you may have had in connection with your complaint. If after contacting The Bakers Cottages you still feel the problem has not been resolved to your satisfaction, then you must put your complaint in writing to “The Proprietors” within fourteen days of your return from holiday.

Privacy
You acknowledge and agree to be bound by the terms of our privacy policy. The Bakers Cottages is committed to protecting the privacy of anyone using our website and the confidentiality of any information that you provide us with. We do not supply our “mailing information” to third parties but do use it to advise our guests of promotions, discounts or events which we feel may be of interest to them, unless expressly instructed otherwise in writing. We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any third parties. Information supplied to us may be stored on a computer system for our convenience.

Privacy Policy

Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.thebakerscottages.co.uk/.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Comments
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms
Cookies
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information
Additional information
How we protect your data
What data breach procedures we have in place
What third parties we receive data from
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Cookie Policy

What are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the website’s functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How we use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

How to disable Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies we set

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users. This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly. When you submit data to us through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site. This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

As we sell products it is important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

We use adverts to offset the costs of running this site and provide funding for further development. The behavioural advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest.

In some cases we may provide you with custom content based on what you tell us about yourself either directly or indirectly by linking a social media account. These types of cookies simply allow us to provide you with content that we feel may be of interest to you.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work, the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+,, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective