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Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Came over the hill from ribblehead eight of us dropped into the sportsman for some carbo loading before the big climb out of the dale. warm welcome a quick pint or two by the river in the sunshine ,will return

Thank william B
East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Stopped here for one night as part of a 6 day Dales Way walk. A very old pub in a beautiful location with a warm welcome. Excellent room (1) with modern bathroom next door. Good conversation at the bar, good food, good beer. Reasonable prices. Outstanding steak & ale pie.TV in bar area. No mobile signal & no wi-fi -...

Thank lmorgan2015
Reviewed 3 December 2015

I visited this pub several times during my recent stay in the area. Although it does provide accommodation, my visits were to sample the beer, the atmosphere and food. I enjoyed all three. This is a great pub. Sandra and Ron are excellent hosts, and made me feel welcome straight away. The real coal file presents a cosy atmosphere on...

Thank DavidfLancashire
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 September 2015

This is a rustic pub, and you do not get ensuite bathrooms with your room, but do still get a dedicated bathroom for each of the 6 rooms, across the corridor. Food is served at strictly limited hours morning and night. The bar serves excellent beer, and surprisingly good food for what on the face of it is a rustic...

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 15 September 2015

A great weekend at Cowgill in Dent Dale. Ron and Sandra were perfect hosts and our weekend exceeded all expectations. The venue was warm and welcoming. All the Staff work very hard to ensure every comfort. It was wonderful to sleep with the window open and to hear the calming sound of the nearby stream. Thanks for everything.

Thank Alicearmy
Reviewed 15 September 2015

A welcome place to stay on the Dales Way. The bedroom was fine and we had a private shower and bath. Food in the evening was nice and breakfast good. It was slightly noisy in the evening, but it is a pub. A bit pricey for a B&B but we had limited choice in the area.

Thank azo
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We stayed for four nights over the August Bank Holiday (four nights for the price of three!), and had a wonderful time. The rooms were comfortable - with the river running by outside - the food delicious, and the landlords couldn't have been more kind and caring. We even had a bit of a problem during our stay and they...

Thank Hazel I
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2015

The Penine brew was excellent, nice roaring fire on a wet day, and the landlord and landlady very friendly. After visiting, I read all the reviews most of which were favourable! I can't help commenting on the few negative comments - Yes, there is limited mobile phone coverage and yes, the landlord has a Yorkshire accent! Its in the Yorkshire...

Thank Ken R
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We had dinner here last night as we were staying at self catering accommodation along the road. My boys of 6,9 and 11 were made most welcome. Great menu with great home made food for the kids which was healthy and tasty. The owner was really charming and he looked after us well and and even helped us out when...

1Thank Rhondda G
Pontefract, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

As I said I arrived with muddy boots and a dog. Was made To feel as welcome as a Fart in a Spacesuit. Would not call in again if I was passing. I wondered why there was nobody in such a beautiful place. Now I know why. Unless you like bikes. Avoid this place like you would the plague

3Thank Gadger68

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the Yorkshire Dales' best kept secrets and set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, The Sportsman's Inn is a prime example of the traditional country Inn. Steeped in history and dating back over 350 years this 17th century listed building continues its long tradition of meeting the needs of all who enter. Comfortable accommodation available all year round in rooms with private facilities, real ales from local breweries and delicious locally sourced food make the Sportsman's the ideal base for touring the Dales and nearby Lake District. Family owned and run since 1988. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sportsman's Inn

Address: Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5RG, Cowgill LA10 5RG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Cowgill
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 6 has shower. The others have bath”
 of 5 bubbles Alicearmy, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Room 4 has a bath in it's bathroom,”
 of 5 bubbles ustwo3, 22 Jun 2015 | Read review
“All rooms look over the river to the hills.”
 of 5 bubbles SimonPym, 17 Apr 2015 | Read review
“We didn't stay overnight”
 of 5 bubbles WirralBeaniebabe, 21 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Apparently our's was one of the only rooms without a redone bathroom and only had a shower, so you may want to request a room with a bath.”
 of 5 bubbles SamanthaFrench, 27 May 2014 | Read review
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