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A beautiful spot

After a walk on Grasmere shore, this was a very pleasant place to stop for refreshments on the way... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Westhill, United Kingdom
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Peaceful Stop Off

During our visit to the Lake District over the weekend (5th-8th July), we stopped off here for a... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Dunoon, United Kingdom
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World famous tea and coffee garden with romantic rowing boats for hire on the shore of gentle Grasmere.
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Boat landing, Grasmere LA22 9PX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Whilst visiting Grasmere we had to come to Faeryland. It is so peaceful and relaxing here! The tea is the best I have tasted, I had the faery grey, which is Earl grey tea, the best I have ever tasted. We also had Grasmere tea...More

Thank nettiejones
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful picturesque location nestled in the village of Grasmere. We stopped here to take advantage of the lovely weather, we decided to hire one of the rowing boats for one hour. This was £15 for the two of us with a refundable deposit of £20....More

Thank ChrisandChloe2409
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great , relaxing , best views in Grasmere , best coffee in Grasmere , lovely tea , boat hire if you fancy , yes all you read of the owner is true , but so what he is a charater ,, not...More

Thank rickythebutcher
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where do I start with this place... it’s absolutely magical been here at any time of the day. Peace and quiet, fantastic surroundings, staff are the most pleasant happy friendly people ever! Always have to call here when we are up in lakes for a...More

Thank P9530LRtomh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited Grasmere many times I always end up at this spot. Excellent service,good food and exceptional lake views.Its such a good place to come, sit and contemplate your navel.you literally feel your stresses fall away. If you are adventurous a turn around the lake...More

Thank andrew b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a walk on Grasmere shore, this was a very pleasant place to stop for refreshments on the way back to the village. Lovely coffees and juices. Regrettably it was too close to dinner to try a cream scone; others were having them and they...More

Thank ScotlandAliH
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful location, lovely pot of Grasmere tea in a most beautiful tea pot! Highly recommend a visit!

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

During our visit to the Lake District over the weekend (5th-8th July), we stopped off here for a little rest on one of our walks. Sitting with a refreshment from the onsite cafe overlooking the breathtaking backdrop is a must when visiting Grasmere. We will...More

Thank LouWal04
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We stopped here on our way back from a walk round the Lake, hot and ready for a sit down. The staff were very pleasant, and we had a couple of ice creams and a cold drink. There was plenty of seating, with a lovely...More

Thank mumandgirl
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by the owner of our B&B- whilst walking around Rydal and Grasmere we wanted to stop somewhere for a drink and we wanted to try and get a boat so this place was perfect. £15 for a boat for...More

Thank Grob16
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Naomi C
17 July 2018|
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Response from Lynsey F | Reviewed this property |
£15 for the hire and £10 deposit I think. You can go on the website to check.
19 May 2016|
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Response from emeraldandgold | Reviewed this property |
Hi Gemma, Im sorry but I really don't know. Can you call the company? Hope you have a lovely trip. Best Wishes