Our Guestbook

We like to think that our guests arrive at Western House as guests and leave as friends. Here are a few comments from our Guest Book.

WOW! We all had a fabulous weekend celebrating my 40th.  The children want to come back for their birthdays!  Everything has been JUST FABULOUS – a beautiful house and so homely.

February 2016


Thank you so much for making us so welcome in this fabulous house.  My 60th Birthday wasJUST PERFECT.  The whole house was well used and of course the pool! We all felt at home.

February 2016


The DELICIOUS DINNER cooked by Antonia’s Kitchen for a 60th birthday Celebration was amazing.  Thank you so much.  This fabulous house suited our group perfectly with 16 adults and 6 children (10 & under) the pool and games room were a big hit.  Breakfast in the fire-pit was wonderful too.  A perfect weekend all round.

January 2016


BEAUTIFUL HOUSE.  Had a fantastic New Year with fantastic friends.

January 2016


Thank you for “lending” your wonderful home for a GREAT FAMILY WEEKEND to get Christmas going including super Christmas meal.  A great time was had by all.

December 2015


To quote the toddler in the house “The best thing was everyone and everything” A FABULOUS WEEKEND.

November 2015


Many congratulations on such a WONDERFUL HOME.  The pool and baby grand have provided much amusement and many memorable moments.

November 2015


This was a FANTASTIC PLACE to celebrate my 60th birthday party.  The house was great, accommodating our extended family.  The evening meal was perfect.

November 2015


We had a fantastic time in the BEAUTIFUL HOUSE. The house is amazing inside and out and was perfect fo rour Dad’s 80th birthday celebrations.  The age range of our party was 12 – 80 and there was something for everyone!  We all thoroughly enjoyed every minute.  Kitchen is out of this world never seen so much equipment!

November 2015


We have LOVED EVERY MINUTE of staying at Western House.  Well equipped, has everything we needed.  23 of us all having a ball.

October 2015


A great venue for all 21 of us to gather and enjoy the weekend together. FANTASTIC SPACE,gardens, well equipped, we will be back!

October 2015


Lovely well-equipped home with GREAT FACILITIES. Bags of space for everyone.  Loved the pool and gardens.

October 2015


PERFECT VENUE for our large party gathering.  Everyone felt quite at home from the very start.  So many lovely areas to chill and relax, with everything you could wish for.

October 2015


We had such a lovely time here, it is so beautiful and I can’t fault it.  Antonia was fantastic.  The pool and garden is beautiful.  The house is PERFECT, there are plenty of peaceful rooms/places to escape to relax. TRULY WONDERFUL!

September 2015


GREAT HOUSE…… GREAT POOL….  I did 800 lengths over 6 days, perfect temperature.  The decking area outside the pool is a great suntrap.  Snooker and table tennis perfect for afternoon/evening entertainment.  All in all a great holiday across 6 families and a dog!

Septmber 2015


We have stayed in 5 large properties, so far, and this one has the BEST POOL AND GARDENS.

September 2015


Had a fantastic weekend. The house is WONDERFUL, our bed was so lovely and comfortable.  The pool is fabulous and the gardens are beautiful.  The house is so well equipped – we will definitely be back.

September 2015


FANTASTIC house.  Great family get together – kids loved the pool.  The whole family just loved the whole experience.

August 2015


What a lovely week the family have had!  BBQ, swimming, cricket and some lovely days out as well as relaxing at the house.  It was a HOME FROM HOME as usual.

August 2015


Really enjoyed our stay at the house. VERY IMPRESSED with the accommodation and well equipped.  Everyone enjoyed the pool and BBQ area.  Very comfortable beds.  Whole family enjoyed their stay.

July 2015


It was really important for us to chose the RIGHT VENUE FOR OUR WEDDING and this stay has exceeded our expectations!  We have very much enjoyed every moment in this house and everyone has slept as if they were in their own beds – an unforgetable experience!

July 2015


A very BEAUTIFUL house with great surroundings.  An ideal place for a wedding or special event.  We really felt comfortable and at home.

July 2015


Had a lovely time in a WONDERFUL house plenty of exercise in the pool.

July 2015


A STUNNING house and gardens which the extended family loved!  I think everyone was agreed that our stay here surpassed our expectations!

July 2015


PERFECT backdrop to a special family occasion.  Wonderful house for social times

June 2015


Wonderful Family Celebration.  House and Grounds SUPERB!

June 2015


Came here for my hen do and it was ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT! I was BLOWN AWAY by how lovely the house is and the afternoon tea was fantastic.

June 2015


50th Birthday Party was wonderful! FABULOUS house with all the facilities we needed and more!  We loved the party food provided by Antonia’s Kitchen – loved not cooking! Thank you for making us feel so welcome.

May 2015


What a beautiful house!  We had an amazing time, FANTASTIC FOOD from Antonia’s Kitchen on Saturday night!  We don’t want to leave.

May 2015


Thank you so much.  We’ve had an amazing time and have needed for nothing.  BEAUTIFULLY EQUIPPED and so nicely set out and you’ve been wonderful!

April 2015


Second time around, everything as wonderful as the first time!  Weather was fantastic, spent most of the time in the wonderful pool or garden.  AMAZING HOUSE has everything you could possibly want or need and Antonia is a lovely lady who looks after you well.

April 2015


One of the BEST FAMILY HOLIDAYS we have had.  A beautiful house in a beautiful setting. This was an 80th family house party and much enjoyed by everyone from age 5 months to 80 years + 3 dogs!

February 2015


A fantastic weekend celebrating my 30th Birthday! Wonderful time had by all generations.  What a PERFECT VENUE for our son’s naming day as well!  Would love to come back for Mum’s 70th.  Hobbs Family

January 2015


Thankyou so much, we had had the most amazing time in Western House.  5 STAR and more, we will be back.  Smith Family

January 2015


We had a lovely family Christmas as this OUTSTANDING family home.

December 2014


Thank you for a fabulous weekend in your beautiful house.  It was a 60th Birthday not to be forgotten and compliments to your chef for an EXCEPTIONAL MEAL!

November 2014


We have all enjoyed our holiday in Western House very much.  The gardens and secret seating areas especially were DELIGHTFUL.  Everyone enoyed the Pool and Grandma brushed up her “tinkling on the ivories” on the fine piano.  The weather was superb.

September 2014


As our Grandchildren would say AWESOME! A fantastic week with all the family and a property large enough to include some friends.  Well equipped, we cooked for 19 people everyday!.  The BBQ in the garden was a great hit, as was the pool and weather.  Buckingham’s, Clark’s & Young’s plus a few friends.

August 2014


A perfect retreat for the whole family, gathering from LONDON & HONG KONG, to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our parents.

July 2014


Our second visit to this amazing house.  This time to celebrate Dad’s 80th Birthday & Mum and Dad’s Diamond Wedding Anniversary. Such a fab time! Now looking forward to coming back again.

What a wonderful place, what a wonderful time!

June 2014


HEN WEEKEND –  We had an amazing time.  Perfect house, perfect facilities, perfect host!

May 2014


A PERFECT WEEKEND in a perfect house.  Incredibly comfortable and well-equipped.  We were made to fell very welcome.

May 2014


A WONDERFUL CELEBRATION of a 90th Birthday in such a comfortable and lovely setting.

May 2014


MAGICAL House and setting.  Everything catered for.  Perfect for the two family birthdays.

May 2014


Had a FANTASTIC time in this LUXURIOUS MANSION.  It was perfect for our family holiday.   The pool was lovely and the Game’s Room provided lots of fun. The Dennis Family

April 2014


2nd Stay, this time to celebrate our 40th Anniversary.  As before a FANTASTIC holiday.  The pool, as ever, the highlight of the week.  Thank you for the scones, cream and jam.  The fire in the sitting room was a big hit too! We now need to save for the next visit…. The Linnells

April 2014


I don’t think we could of had more fun even if we tried! An amazing venue, EVERYTHING IS THOUGHT OF!  Thank you.
Very accommodating – love the friendly cupboard! Couldn’t have stayed in a better home, all the ‘hens’ loved it’ Thank you!!

#KellyHens 28th March 2014


We LOVE this house! We have all had a lovely weekend and will definitely be coming back (if we are allowed!)
GREAT house – Good company – late nights – lazy days – Thankyou and hopefully we will be back!!!
BEAUTIFUL house. Lovely colourful flowers, amazing atmosphere.
FABULOUS house and grounds. Loved the Chickens.  We had an AMAZING time and will recommend to friends.

Lucy’s Hen Do March2014


A PERFECT setting for my 70th Birthday celebrations – exceeded our expectations, made even better by the perfect weather!  8 year old grandson asked when we were coming back!

This place is GREAT – Ruben (8 years old)

A perfect place for a relaxed birthday celebration for a big group of adults and chidlren – space for everybody to do their thing and enjoy time together.  Lovely grounds house and fabulous sunshine.  GREAT FOOD and relaxed atmosphere.

CATERING SUPERB with charming and efficient staff.  Thank you very much Antonia.  Waites, Andrewsm Craid, Barber Families and Friends March 2014


“We came to Western for my Golden Celebration – My 50th.  We’ve had the best time, just aGLORIOUS house.  We partied till 4am and every adult, 16 of them and the 8 children had just a fabulous time.  Thank you Antonia and your wonderful staff.” David Feb 2014


“What an AMAZING weekend. 12 adults and 13 children spent a great time in the pool and the grounds (plus dogs)” Griffiths, Evans, Dessales, Bennetts, DIsdens & Holland Families 7-9 Feb 2014


“What an amazing place to hold my 40th birthday celebrations.  The house was all I could’ve hoped for ….and more.  12 adults and 16 children were absorbed beautifully and the pool was a huge hit with everyone.  Antonia’s Kitchen catered for us on NYE and the food was delicious and plentiful.  It really has been the most amazing few days that we will all remember for years to come – a FABULOUS party house.  P M V P R M Families 2/1/2014


“A GREAT house.  Had a lovely xmas.  Very well equipped, we all loved it especially the children!” K H W H Famililes 28/12/2013


“After a very warm welcome from Antonia, with fresh scones on arrival, we all had aFANTASTIC weekend.  Everything we needed was available.  A big thank you.” T 16/12/2013


“Thank you for an AMAZING weekend in your beautiful home.  Everything was perfect.  Antonia and the team could not have made us feel more welcome!  Would definitely stay again……just for longer next time!” B Bs 30th Birthday Party.  2/12/2013


“We could not think of a more SUPERB location at Western House for all to celebrate my wife’s 50th birthday.  All of the families who came, from far and wide, had a super time and will go away with fond memories of long chats in the wonderful kitchen.”  P Family 24/11/2013


“Thank you for a WONDERFUL stay! An amazing house that made my mum’s 50th birthday an occasion our whole family will never forget.” N L & E 17/11/2013


” We enjoyed every minute of our stay in this lovely house.  Compliments to the chef for theEXCELLENT FOOD.” 11/11/2013


“We are return visitors and we’ll definitely come again!  Had a lovely time and a perfect venue for our Halloween Party and Quiz night.  BRILLIANT for the kids – and grown-up too!  Love the huge kitchen in particular – perfect to gather round.” 4/11/2013


“Another wonderful family ‘get-together’ – such a SPECIAL place for us all to be together.  We will be back!” A K P R Families 7/10/2013


“An AMAZING place to spend my 50th birthday with friends.  Excellent, see you next year!” 30/9/2013


FAB weekend.  Great space for all my friends.  Amazing fire pit, could of stayed out all night!  Will book again!” 20/9/2013


“A weekend of decadence, music, FANTASTIC facilites for cooking, accommodation and leisure.  The grand piano for a real plus for us & we’ll post a couple of performances on the facebook page for Western House!  Thank you very much for helping to make my 30th unforgetable.” N P & Gang 6/9/2013


“We had all had a wonderful time, what a fabulous house and gardens.  Antonia is a wonderful hostess….Thank you so much, a WONDERFUL break for us all.”
M J C L & B 3/9/2013


“This is a wonderful place for a big family celebration – the idea was great, the reality BEYOND EXPECTATIONS!  We recommend the whole experience to others; the beautiful house and grounds and the fun time including the super pool…..We could come to Highweek and Western House any time.”

C Family August 2013


“Amazing house, can’’t think of a better place for a party. Thank you, Antonia!’”

S & P 9/5/10


“I couldn’’t have wished for a better way to celebrate my 50th birthday than this. We have had a truly wonderful stay in your beautiful home. My dinner party was truly memorable. The food was delicious.’” DH, family and friends 26/4/10


“We came from all over the world to be here. We had a fantastic week, culminating in a delicious lunch provided by Antonia. It was great’.” 7/4/10


“What a fantastic place for a family get-together. There are 21 of us and we all have our own space.’” The Cs 4/12/10


“Great venue. Had a great time, drank plenty. Merry Christmas!’” 13/12/09


“Antonia’’s house was perfectly wonderful and all the extras made everything so wonderful. We enjoyed every minute.’” CK 28/9/09


“Brilliant week. Partied out. Need a holiday to recover! Gorgeous house and gardens.’” P 7/09


“I don’’t think I want to leave.’” 6/2/09