navy dr martens B in Cotswold village named as one of best in the world in TripAdviser Travellers’ Choice Awards
A B in the Cotswold village of Little Compton near Moreton in Marsh has been named in the top five in the world in this year’s TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards.
The Old School Bed and Breakfast, owned and run by Wendy Veale, has topped the list ahead of all other bed and breakfasts in Europe and is fourth in the world.
who has owned The Old School for 11 years, received the news at the end of last week, but was sworn to secrecy until today. “It’s quite surreal,
she said. “We are number one in Europe.”
She puts the success down to “jolly hard work.”
She added: “It takes a lot of time but it is what I love to do and it is my home. I offer more of a concierge service so I can help visitors with extra things like theatre ticket bookings. I offer a whole package.
“I also don’t have online booking so I get to talk to people before they arrive. Guests like the personal touch.
“My background is in food so I also offer dinners and an almighty breakfast.”
One of her most recent guests wrote on TripAdviser “Wendy is the perfect hostess. Nothing is too much trouble and she goes out of her way to ensure we get what we want from our time there.”
Wendy hopes that in the short term this will spread the word even further about her B “Sixty percent of my guests come back again and a lot are referrals. This will hopefully spread the word even further about what we do.”