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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
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  • Terrible1%
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“arts and crafts”(55 reviews)
“whitwell suite”(22 reviews)
“home made cakes”(88 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
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All reviewsarts and craftswhitwell suitehome made cakesskelwith roomdrop sconesb blake districtantique furnitureattention to detailbeautiful housefabulous viewsoriginal featureshomemade jamsbirthday cardfresh fruit saladwarm welcomestayed longer
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the Skelwith room at Nanny Brow for my boyfriend's birthday as we have never stayed in a luxury b&b before and I thought it would be a nice treat. Overall we had a nice stay and the staff were extremely helpful both via...More

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Response from Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny BrowResponded 5 days ago

Dear Francesca, Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your one night stay with us the other Sunday.We appreciate all the lovely things you had to say about us like being extremely helpful both via email and during your stay, how...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views, backyard access to the hills and river, near to Ambleside, great food and service. They have simple and clear information on walks. Super friendly dogs to greet you that you can play with and can take you round the compound and a cat...More

Thank Nigel L
Response from Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny BrowResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your recent stay with us. We are delighted you thought so highly of all the staff including the four legged ones.As you said its a great asset to us having direct access onto the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful location within a short drive or simple daylight walk to Ambleside. Very pleasant staff and lovely dogs and a cat to welcome us. Room was decent, shower superb. Bedroom (Rydal) fell just a little short of top marks as it was small and...More

Thank elgoroloco
Response from Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny BrowResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for posting a review about your recent stay with us and all the lovely things you had to say about us. I am sorry you felt the bedroom was a little small. All our rooms are individually designed and there is only one...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Skelwith room for 2 nights in February. The furnishings are beautiful and the hotel is a lovely example of the Arts & Craft design period. The breakfast was very good and the staff (& dogs) friendly. The gardens and surrounding area...More

Thank Nomad59
Response from Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny BrowResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your recent stay with us.I pleased you enjoyed the Arts and Craft origins of the house and thought it was a lovely example of this.We appreciated hour comments about the breakfast , the friendlness...More

Reviewed 6 March 2018

Again "Nanny Brow" didn't disappoint, we cannot praise the place high enough, the decor, the room, breakfast and the staff second to none. They couldn't do enough to help us enjoy our stay. Well done Sue another wonderful experience!More

Thank Graeme P
Response from Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny BrowResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you Graeme, Thank you for your review, it was a delight as always to see the three of you again its like having friends to stay and its lovely to catch up. We look forward to welcoming you back soon and please remember that...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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US$ 208 - US$ 299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$ 208 - US$ 299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Response from Travlersfrom_CA | Reviewed this property |
The B & B is about 5 min. drive from Ambleside.
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Clare M
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Unfortunately they don't take dogs as they have two resident border collies.
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"Skelwith has a great view across the valley"
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