This agreement is made between Bowler Hat Letting, Mrs. Angela Readings (Owner) and the Guest(s) as per booking details.

The agreement is to take the furnished premises at 5 Hensington Road, Woodstock, OX20 1JQ (the Premises).



1. To pay 100% of the cost of the booking at the time of reservation.

2. Not to damage, move or make any alterations or additions to the interior or exterior of the property.

3. Not to remove any item of the furniture or equipment from the property.

4. To use the premises only as a private holiday residence for a maximum of 4 persons.

5. Not to change or amend in anyway the exterior of the Premises.

7. Not to do or permit anything which may be a nuisance or annoyance or cause of damage to any neighbouring or adjoining property.  

8. Not to use the property for any illegal or immoral purposes.

9. To permit the Owners or their agents access to the Premises to deal with any maintenance or security issues.  

10. Not to smoke or permit smoking inside or on the Premises.  

11. Not to allow pets inside or on the Premises.  



Standard check-in time is 2:00pm. Earlier/later check-in times may be available, depending on availability, with a minimum of 48 hours notice.



Standard check-out time is 11:00am on the departure day booked. A later check-out may be available, depending on availability. Please make your request prior to check-in.



Please be careful not to lose the front door key during your stay as replacement keys are chargeable at £20.

The back door and bathroom keys should be left in the doors at all times. As above, replacement keys are charged at £20 each.

Breakages / Extra Cleaning Deposit: 

The guest will pay a deposit of £300 which is fully refundable, less any sum which may be deducted as a result breakages or damage.

You must inform us of any breakages & damage before you leave.

It is the responsibility of the Guest to leave the Premises and the furniture, in a clean and tidy state of repair and condition.



Cancellation must be communicated to us by email to

Less than 4 weeks prior to arrival date – 100% of full booking cost will be charged (less.

Between 4‐8 weeks prior to arrival date – 50% of full cost will be charged.

Between 4‐6 weeks prior to arrival date – 50% of full cost will be charged.



In the unlikely event that we need to make any changes to your booking we reserve the right to do so at any time. Most of these changes would be minor and we will advise you of them as soon as they may be applicable. If we are forced to cancel the property rental because of force majeure or for any reason that makes the property unfit for rental, you will  have  the  choice of either allowing us to try to locate a suitable alternative property on your behalf, or of cancelling the booking and accepting a full refund of all monies paid to us. 

Please note that we are not liable for any consequential loss or incidental expenditure resulting from the cancellation of your holiday.



It is the responsibility of the Guests to ensure that their personal possessions are insured. We cannot accept any liability for theft of, loss of or damage to personal possessions. We also recommend that guests arrange adequate travel insurance for cover in case of cancellation (see CANCELLATIONS).



Complaints must be reported immediately to the owners of the property or to their representatives thereby giving them the opportunity to rectify the problem during your stay.

The Small Print

This Agreement is made on the basis that the Premises are to be occupied by the Guest for a Holiday as mentioned in the Housing Act 1988 Schedule 1 paragraph 9 and the Guest acknowledges that this Agreement is not an assured tenancy and that no periodic tenancy will arise on the determination of the letting period.

As a holiday letting, this Agreement is an excluded Agreement for the purpose of the Protection from Eviction Act 1977.

It is the intention of the Owners and the Guest during the term of this Agreement that the occupation by the Guest of the Premises is for the purposes of a holiday let only and that the Guest occupied the Premises solely on this basis and that this Agreement shall take effect as a holiday letting Agreement only.

The terms and conditions of the Agreement become valid upon confirmation by the Owners of acceptance of the holiday letting period for the agreed letting period.