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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Very idyllic location near Ambleside. Set on a working farm, with horses and sheep sharing the environs. Beautiful views over to the mountains from the driveway. Hosts were very friendly, and gave us a lift to the Drunken Duck restaurant (about 25mins walk otherwise). Nice communal area for guests where we enjoyed tea in front of a wood-burning stove in...

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2016

A beautiful Farmhouse in a stunning location. Rooms clean with soft fluffy bedding and good bathroom. Great breakfast in a lovely room. All in all a great welcome, a great location with stunning views. Dogs welcome is a real bonus as well. Thanks

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Thank ducatilil
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely bed and breakfast with comfortable rooms and all amenities. The situation is beautiful and we were made to feel very welcome. The rooms were spotlessly clean, nicely decorated with beautiful bed linen. A home cooked farmhouse breakfast made to order finished a perfect stay.

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Thank Sarah I
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend break in such a lovely and peaceful setting. The farm is only a few miles from Ambleside so it is a central location to visit places in the Lakes but It feels like quite a remote setting. There are lovely views from the farmhouse and lots of interesting wildlife about. We saw rabbits, foxes, deer...

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Thank Abby B
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Beautiful old farmhouse on hills above Skelwith Fold surrounded by lovely trees. Friendly helpful people. Fresh milk available to brew up. Good breakfast. Clean, comfy rooms. Excellent value. Nothing not to like.

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1Thank JLenman
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 25 January 2014

I found this picturesque working farm, it's immediate and broader surroundings to be beautiful, and a highlight of a five week trip. The common room (where a great breakfast is served) is a fine place to relax and meet the other guests. We enjoyed lovely dawn and dusk walks around the farm and got to watch the hosts bottle feed...

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1Thank GeorgeO333
UK
Reviewed 5 January 2014

"Make yourselves at home" is an all too common phrase but from the moment we arrived it was clear that in the case of Holmeshead Farm, Judith and Edward meant exactly what they said. From the fridge with fresh milk instead of the usual UHT packets, to the cosy lounge and "last one in turn the lights off" attitude everything...

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2Thank Jon1407
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 November 2013

With Ambleside booked out, we chose to stay 3 nights in this cosy and inviting Farm stay. A peaceful and attractive area of the Lake District with unspoilt rural views. Parts of the farm house are 300 years old and we loved the creaking and uneven floorboards that provide a genuine old world atmosphere - and a nice warmth. Our...

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2Thank Thomas L
Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2013

My partner and I stayed in sept 2013 just for 2 nights and found the room cosy with good views. Lovely hosts. It's quiet and just off the beaten track enough to give a flavour of the timelessness that the lake district evokes. Holmeshead farm has the right mix. Big garden with great views on a nice day and we...

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2Thank emergencybanana
Hertfordshire
Reviewed 25 September 2013

A location so beautiful you could be starring in a Cumbria tourist video, the warm welcome from Judith and her husband to the warm, a lovely comfy living room where the top notch breakfast cooked to order in the morning, makes this a perfect stop from which to explore the Lakes. We visited for walking/sight-seeing but also to stumble back...

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Holmeshead Farm

Address: Skelwith Fold, Ambleside LA22 0HU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: RM336 - RM448 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holmeshead Farm 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Holmeshead Farm Ambleside, Lake District
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