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The front of Old Smithy situated in the village centre on the village green
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The front of Old Smithy situated in the village centre on the village green
The view of the house from the village green First floor lounge room
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Very good
37 reviews
The front of Old Smithy situated in the village centre on the village green
The view of the house from the village green
First floor lounge room
First floor lounge room with open fire and wooden floors
First floor lounge room stairs to second floor external door leading to stone steps
First floor lounge room seating for eight
Ground  floor living area beamed ceiling
Ground floor living area multi-fuel stove
Ground floor living and dining area
Ground floor dining and open plan kitchen
Ground floor open plan kitchen, dining and living area
First floor double bedroom door leading to bathroom
First floor double bedroom
Second floor landing area and twin bedroom
Second floor twin bedroom
Second floor twin bedroom
Second floor additional single bed on landing area
Second floor double bedroom
Second floor double bedroom
Ground floor double bedroom en-suite shower room
Ground floor ensuite shower room
First floor bathroom, bath and overhead shower
First floor bathroom
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Cottage -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Garrigill, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Very good - based on 37 reviews
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emma s
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic”
Reviewed 22 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Just returned from a fantastic stay at The Old Smithey, accommodation was perfect, thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend to anyone :

Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
26 Aug 2015
Glad you enjoyed yourselves, thanks for the review.
Paul and Angela
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Louise C
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Mrs”
Reviewed 31 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015
2
people found this review helpful

Booked at very short notice due to weather being too poor for camping - owner sorted everything out for us through holiday lettings website. Cottage was fantastic and met by owners who were so welcoming and friendly - as was the lovely cleaner who was called out to prepare the cottage for us so quickly!! . Our party size was 4 adults, 3 children and 1 infant. More than enough room, safe for kids and very warm and cosy. All facilities were excellent and even had wifi which worked perfectly. Pictures shown are brilliant on website but being in the cottage for real they don't do it justice as it's beautiful. Excellent value for money and would recommend to everyone and anyone. Thank u both very much Angela and Paul for a perfect 3 night stay! Xx

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Management Response
26 Aug 2015
Glad you enjoyed yourselves, thanks for the review.
Paul and Angela
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Nitingoya...
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nice and Comfortable cottage”
Reviewed 6 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Beautiful cottage at beautiful place.
Had a fantastic weekend and stay in Old Smithy. It was a very nice drive till Old smithy bit far from Lake district but we forget the distance once we reach the place.

Thanks Paul for such a nice accommodation.

Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
26 Aug 2015
Thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed it.
See you soon.
Paul and Angela
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Jade C
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Fantastic cottage”
Reviewed 30 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015
2
people found this review helpful

a group of 8 of us decided we needed an escape to the country so decided on this little beauty! generally you think ooh the pictures look lovely but i wonder if its as lovely when i get there! well i can tell you 100% it is! beautiful 3 floor place, it had beautiful views and was exceptionally clean! the fact of 2 living rooms was fantastic also as we had people down the bottom floor and then a number of us on the middle floor watching TV with the beautiful log fire lit keeping us all warm! the price is definitely reasonable for the place and i would recommend this to all! the place is out in the middle of nowhere but would be fantastic for anyone who liked walking.

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Liked best: Beautiful log fires on both floors
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
5 May 2015
Thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed it.
See you soon.
Paul and Angela
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Jean G
Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“home from home”
Reviewed 12 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015
1
person found this review helpful

On arrival we received a very warm welcome. Everything was as advertised with the property and we soon settled in. Our one week stay at the old smithy was relaxing and at no point were we disappointed with what the property had to offer. We would recommend booking St Johns pool for a fantastic family activity (this is £25 for one hour hire of a pool \ jacuzzi\sauna - literally a stones throw from the house). The local pub was lovely. Recently reopened and the couple in charge were very friendly, a must visit if you're in garrigill. The walks nearby are breathtaking. The local residents made us feel so welcome. Happy to answer any local questions we had. This holiday home will take you away from a usual busy life schedule and takes you back to family basics enjoying all of what garrigill has to offer.

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Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children Large groups
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
28 Apr 2015
Thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed your stay.
See you again soon
Paul and Angela
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