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Newry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We came across this fabulous place by chance on the first night of our week long holiday. The food was amazing, the staff so friendly and the prices are very reasonable. Little wonder we ate here every night. A must if you're in the area.

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very traditional cosy village pub inside but unfortunately the food was not great. Food took absolutely ages to arrive. We ordered a beef stroganoff and the rice left a big puddle of water on the plate and the chicken curry was like a tinned curry. Such a shame as we were hoping for some hearty home cooked food

Thank Leanne R
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Used the Blacksmiths arms as a convenient base to do some local attractions over the weekend. Easy point to visit Vinderlanda plus Roman army museum. Checking in was a doddle and the room was well appointed and very comfortable. Don and Anne made our stay welcoming and hospitable. Despite trade being very brisk that weekend we were not put out...

Thank a_marshall7
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We travelled out for a drink to this establishment on Wednesday evening - a place we had never visited before. For all that it is about 3 miles from Brampton it was rather busy. We were made most welcome and enjoyed a pleasant hour or so- the cask beer was great! Before leaving we decided to book in for a...

Thank Borisken
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Returned for anniversary weekend with friends, received a friendly welcome. Rooms very comfortable, bar cosy, food excellent! Family run hotel, nothing too much trouble. Lovely village setting, easy trip to Carlisle.

1Thank kjenefer
Brampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Not a good experience and embarrassing as son and daughter in law were our guests. Salmon portion small, probably microwaved with wine sauce tasted as though out of a packet. Fisherman's pie a gloopy mess as all potato topping merged with the fishy sauce below - a wide and shallow dish clearly pre-frozen. Chicken pieces were tough and dry, virtually...

Thank SteveB_Hallbankgate
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The Blacksmiths is a pub you have to make an effort to drive out to, but if you combine it with a walk at the nearby Tarn the two together make a charming and worthwhile trip. The pub is open all day for drinks and food and is very popular. In this day and age when you can be the...

1Thank Diane C
Reviewed 26 November 2016

You really feel you are in the middle of nowhere, but you are in a very nice place, and we have been here before (a little more than 10 years) and maybe that was the problem. We had such a lovely stay then, and maybe (maybe!) we have been making it better in our memories through the years - because...

1Thank to_experience_new
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The pub itself is in need of a bit of TLC as regards chairs, tables and carpets but it is clean and the welcome is warm. Good food - excellent breakfast - great beer served by really friendly and efficient staff. The owners make you feel really welcome and that welcome was extended from locals in the pub at the...

Thank Rustyplough
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Fabulous home cooked food with a warm welcome & good, friendly service from staff. Meals are plentiful, I personally recommend the beef lasagne. Set in a lovely little town, bit of a drive out from Carlisle but scenery worth it.

Thank Steph R

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Traditional village country inn. 4 star inn rating AA and tourist board.All rooms are ensuite and all rooms have a double bed flat screen TV and tea/coffee making facilities.4 of the rooms have a single bed as well as a double.4 Real ales, 20 wines by the glass and 30 malt whiskys .Log fire in the lounge and food served every lunch time and evening from our extensive menu. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Blacksmiths Arms

Address: Talkin Village, Brampton CA8 1LE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Brampton
Price Range: ₹ 5,572 - ₹ 7,127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Blacksmiths Arms 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Selby, United Kingdom
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“Garden rooms quiet and cosy”
kjenefer, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms well appointed in this quiet village”
JWsquared, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Did not stay just taking lunch”
587MikeE, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose the front of the hotel.”
B1539NHbrianb, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 is recommended, a mini apartment! WiFi/Mobile reception not great but we didnt mind!”
U9156TGtonyc, 22 Dec 2015 | Read review
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