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The Old School House

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 122*
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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2014

We spent 3 days in this delightful well appointed house.David and Sarah were amazing hosts and made us feel at home and nothing was too much trouble.Lovely breakfast with locally sourced produce.Have never written a review before but this Bed and Breakfast is exceptional and wanted others to know.We look forward to visiting again. David and Ruth

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HawksheadCumbria, Manager at The Old School House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments. We are so pleased that you had such a wonderful stay. We enjoyed sharing time with you and hope you will come again if you are ever in Cumbria.

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Just stayed at this fabulous guesthouse for sadly only one night, but would have loved to have stayed for longer. Everything about my stay was faultless from the welcoming and caring proprietors to the immaculate room and the superb breakfast that I enjoyed this morning. I will without doubt book again for a longer stay hopefully in the autumn. I...

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HawksheadCumbria, Manager at The Old School House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and that you will recommend us to others.

Burnley
Reviewed 5 February 2014

Just returned from a four night stay, David and Sarah were the perfect hosts, nothing was too much trouble, they were very friendly and helpful. The Old School House is a lovely B&B, the rooms were nicely decorated and spacious. Would definitely recommend and we intend to return. David and Claire

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HawksheadCumbria, Manager at The Old School House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to give a review. We enjoyed meeting you and we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. See you again!

Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2014

We arrived at the Old School House on a Friday night after a busy week at work and a rainy journey, and immediately were made to feel at home by David and Sarah bringing us a pot of tea and cake! The house is lovely, the rooms are very comfortable and cosy and we loved sitting in the snug with...

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HawksheadCumbria, Manager at The Old School House, responded to this review

We are glad that we were able to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that The Old School House enabled you to relax and enjoy this lovely area.

Norwich
Reviewed 3 November 2013

David and Sarah were very welcoming and nothing was too much! Ideal location for walking, shopping and with 4 pubs serving quality food you did not need to use your car. Would definitely stay here again!

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HawksheadCumbria, Manager at The Old School House, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that you wish to return! We hope that your comments will encourage others to come and visit us. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 11 October 2013

The hosts were brilliant - very welcoming and helpful - nothing appeared to be too much bother. We were welcomed back to the house each day with tea/coffee & cake - it's those little things that add to the stay. The shared living spaces were lovely, we even watched a film one evening in front of the real fire -...

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HawksheadCumbria, Manager at The Old School House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. We are pleased that you were able to enjoy your anniversary and hope your stay will be one of your special memories. We would love to see you again.

Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Arrived a little early and so we asked if we were allowed to park the car. We were so that allowed us to grab some lunch in the Village (litterally 2 minutes walk away). That lunch set us up to spend that afternoon walking. When we returned to the hotel, we changed and returned to the village for an evening...

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HawksheadCumbria, Manager at The Old School House, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay and that we were able to check you in when you arrived! Luckily your room was ready at the time of your arrival (at midday) but this meant that you were able to make the most of your flying visit. We look forward to seeing you again.

Velletri, Italy
Reviewed 2 September 2013

We recently stayed in this wonderful house for 5 nights with our 2 children. The owners (Dave and Sarah) were very welcomed. The house is just amazing, the breakfast so delicious, we loved to sleep there. The decor was beautiful, the smell of wood in the house evoked fairy countries. The position of the house is great as a starting...

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HawksheadCumbria, Manager at The Old School House, responded to this review

We loved meeting you and your lovely children and are pleased you packed so much into your stay while on holiday from Italy. Thank you for your kind comments.

Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2013

We stayed at The Old School House when in Hawkshead to attend a wedding. What a find! Ideally located within this beautiful village, we had a lovely room and could even park our car in the grounds! The breakfast was excellent, and featured well selected, locally sourced produce. We were made extremely welcome and enjoyed relaxing in the lounge and...

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HawksheadCumbria, Manager at The Old School House, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay even though it was a flying visit. Come and see us again!

stoke on trent
Reviewed 28 July 2013

We recently spent 3 nights at The Old School House and had a wonderful time. The house is full of character and we found it to be very comfortable. David made us feel at home and after showing us to our room, he provided us with tea and cakes, which were very welcome. He was a knowledge of local information...

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HawksheadCumbria, Manager at The Old School House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Please come and see us again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A historic property within 2 minutes walk of the centre of Hawkshead. The house was the former home of Wordsworth's head master and retains many original features. The back of the house dates from the Tudor period. Come and stay in this historic house which has been lovinngly renovated to ensure our guests have all the comforts of the 21st century.Beautiful garden, parking, a secure garage for cycles, free wi-fi. Complimentary afternoon tea and cake. We look forward to welcoming you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old School House

Address: Old School House Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside > Hawkshead
Price Range: ₹ 7,446 - ₹ 7,942 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old School House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“We only saw the room we stayed in and was at the rear of the property. But it was quiet.”
362JoanW, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“they all looked nice”
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“All rooms looked good”
Keith040, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are probably nice We had a view at the front looking out over the fells.”
gills150, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Wordsworth was nice with small shower room.”
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