Theatrical, colourful and completely mad!

The Pywell Estate  |  Sleeps 8 grownups + 3 kids  |  Four-legged friends (and pet geese) welcome

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"Great child friendly hide away, comfortable and very relaxed with the perfect garden for playing and exploring. The nursery is a huge bonus and there's plenty to keep little people entertained so as parents we actually got a rest! Loved the higgledy piggledy feel of the cottage, very cosy and friendly." 

Alice, a guest from London - Up Front Reviews

Families who love all things theatrical, dressing up, vintage-y stuff and treasure troves on shelves will love Eat me Drink me Cottage. It is hugely eccentric, colourful thatched and a not-far-from-the-beach cottage.

It is higgledy-piggledy in the best possible way. Not one wall is straight. Not one bit is minimalist. Do not come here if you want sparkling, luxury, glamour – you won’t get it. Some of it is shabby and some shabby-chic, it’s all charming and fairly discombobulated. But do come here if you want to play a wonderful Beckstein piano and spend dreamy days exploring the Pywell Estate.

The cottage is part of the Pylewell Estate, who's family are the creators and hosts of The Curious Arts Festival, which, according to The Guardian, is one of Britain’s Top 10 summer festivals! A mad and happy embrace of British eccentricity, style and fun - the quirkiest of family friendly festivals. 

Owners Peter, a concert pianist, and Victoria, owner of Elfie London, use this house through the year. Their enthusiasm for colour, quirky vintage, theatre and music fills the house. The dressing up box here is comprehensive (wizards, lizards, princesses, pigs, pirates etc) and so is the kit to host (un-matched) plates dinner parties for 16.