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Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two nights last week and had a most wonderful stay. We took our two cocker spaniel dogs with us and stayed in Beatrix which is a garden room on two floors with superb views across the lake. I am coeliac and vegan with a dairy and egg intolerance and have to be very careful with my...

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Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sharon G, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to us; we're always happy to help with our guest's dietary requirements, after all you're on holiday and shouldn't miss out! We look forward to seeing you all again soon. Kind regards, Oliver.

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful lunch on the edge of Ullswater. The Sharrow Bay offers visitors a superb view across the lake with good walking all round. The cuisine is excellent and therefore is on the higher price point. All the staff are very welcoming so certainly a place to revisit in spring.

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Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tayloredflag, we're happy to hear you enjoyed your lunch with us - and our beautiful view. We'd definitely recommend the local walking, so look forward to welcoming you back to Sharrow Bay. Kind regards, Oliver.

somerset
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow amazing! A great Sharrow beakfast looking out on mirror calm sunlit lake when up comes the head of an otter spreading a gentle ripple across the glassy surface. Chaos in the dining room as all those with window tables enjoy the excitement, where else can you get otter for breakfast? Back for two nights at Sharrow after too long...

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Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SomersetFarmerjohn, we're happy to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to us - we wish we could train the otters to appear on command, but then we wouldn't have the pure joy of seeing a truly wild animal coming so close to our world. Your kind comments are appreciated, and will be passed on to all involved, thank you....

Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent beginning at this well-known serenely situated, and luxurious hotel, as we received a friendly welcome after a very long journey. After a brief tour of the hotel's extremely comfortable reception rooms, uncrowded, and with contented guests warming their feet close to the log fires, I was initially a bit disappointed to be shown to our garden room, about...

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Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alan G, thank you for your kind comments, we're happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, and to hear you feel inspired to get back to more hill walking. Helvellyn is one of the hardest in the lakes - we'd recommend you ease back into it with some of the beautiful loop walks you'd have seen from...

Yorkshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us booked in for lunch a couple of weeks ago. From the moment we arrived, the service was excellent, a warm greeting at the door on a cold winters day. We sat in the cosy lounge overlooking Ullswater to make our choices from the menu. Again, moving through to the dining room another lovely view of the lake....

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Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear YorkshireFlee, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent lunch with us, it was a pleasure to welcome you back, and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Oliver.

Washington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from two nights at this hotel where we stayed in the garden room serenity. Absolutely fab time. The room was wonderful, the staff were very attentive and polite. Had a gorgeous meal on the first night and the breakfasts were delicious. Loved my little stay shall definitely return.

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Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Susan C, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, and look forward to welcoming you back! Kind Regards, Oliver.

Penzance
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights in one of the garden rooms which is dog friendly. Beautiful large comfortable room with views onto Ullswater. We chose the Gourmet menu on both nights and were given the table in the corner on the first night which some people seem to complain about on here. However we thought it was lovely & romantic...

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Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ruth B, we're happy to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us, and enjoyed our lovely views! We are so lucky to enjoy this location. Thank you for your kind comments, we will pass them on to all concerned. We look forward to welcoming you back to Sharrow Bay. Kind regards, Oliver.

Brigg, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent dog friendly room over looking the lake. Staff couldn't have been more helpful with the dogs which made the stay very relaxing. Beautiful scenary and delicious food made my surprise present just perfect.

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Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sue P, we're happy to hear you and your four legged friends enjoyed your stay, and hope we can welcome you back to Sharrow Bay soon. Kind regards, Oliver.

Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 10 for lunch. The setting of this hotel on the edge of Ullswater is magical. The drawing room for pre-lunch drinks looks out over the lake and is picture book. The food was very good although not at the level at the once but no longer held Michelin star. The only negative aspect was the...

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Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reesfamily2015, firstly, thank you for your positive comments. With regard to the moving of furniture I feel there has been a misunderstanding, our Head Sommelier - who was helping you move furniture to suit your group - was only trying to bear in mind the other guests and their access and needs, as well as your own. We apologise...

Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sharrow Bay is one of those rare charming country hotels having wonderful standards of hospitality, cuisine and service. Its rooms are exceptionally appointed and extremely comfortable, our room having a magnificent view over the gardens and Ullswater. Our stay was in midwinter but it didn’t matter as the hotel and their staff very much made for an unforgettable relaxing and...

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Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TigerMoth747, thank you for your kind comments. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Even in Winter, (maybe especially so sometimes), Ullswater is breath-takingly beautiful, well worth seeing. Kind regards, Oliver.

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sharrow Bay is unique; the epitome of English country living in an unrivalled location surrounded by snow-topped mountains and fells, right on the shores of Lake Ullswater, widely regarded as the most beautiful lake in the country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel

Address: Howtown Road | Lake Ullswater, Pooley Bridge, Penrith CA10 2LZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Eden District > Penrith > Pooley Bridge
Price Range: RM837 - RM1,635 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“lake views if you want to stay in bed!”
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“Garden rooms are extremely spacious”
 of 5 bubbles alangM8305MR, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Serenity was very very nice with a fantastic view of the lake from the first floor lounge.”
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“Garden rooms are dog friendly with views over the lake.”
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