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Reviewed 30 March 2016

I stayed here with my partner over the Easter Weekend in the Buttermere Suit and was really impressed with the hotel and experience in general. I was also delighted with the service and care we received from Susan and Emma. The pair could not have been more helpful during our stay. The hotel was fabulous and the view from our...

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your stay with us over Easter. We are delighted that you both enjoyed your trip especially as it was a surprise for your partner.As you said Buttermere Suite is a beautiful room with stunning views into the gardens and fells beyond. We will give Kewi and extra treat with...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We had a lovely Easter weekend at Nanny Brow. Our room, the Whitwell suite was cosy, comfortable and well decorated plus the view from our window was beautiful. The house gives a warm welcoming atmosphere not to mention the wonderful hospitality of both Susan and Emma. They were both most helpful in helping us decide on things to do and...

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you both for posting a review about your stay with us over the Easter Bank Holiday. I am delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your room The Whitwell Suite, which we named after the architect Francis Whitwell who designed and built the house in 1903 as his family home. The Whitwell Suite was originally his bedroom and it...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Had a two nights stay with my wife during Easter. Warm welcome, delightful decorations in the room. The house sets a great example of combing history with arts and crafts. We felt that we were taken real good care of. And the view from the house is absolutely stunning. And the freshly prepared breakfast is die for. We will definitely...

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review, we really appreciate all our guests taking the time to do this as we love to hearing back from you. Its been a lovely Easter with wonderful guests like your selves that made the weather fade into insignificance. We are delighted that you felt the welcome was warm and you liked the room and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Beautiful house with beautifully decorated rooms and excellent service from Sue & Emma. Perfectly located to get onto the Fells with direct access from the back of the house. Love the little lounge bar with an excellent selection of wines to relax in after walking. I wish we could have stayed longer so we could've tried everything on the breakfast...

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review we always enjoy reading them. We were pleased to hear how much you had enjoyed your stay with us and the ability to relax over a bottle of wine after walking the fells. i hope you will be able to return soon to sample some of the other lovely items...

Morpeth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Stayed 2 nights for an early spring break. Warm welcome, delightful room and everything spotlessly clean. The house is a superb Arts and Crafts example, which has been beautifully restored. Add an excellent breakfast and great views and it's a winning combination. Don't miss it!

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed this beautiful Arts and Crafts hours that we have lovingly restored. Thank you for your recommendation to other trip advisor readers not to miss staying here. All the best Sue

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2016

What a beautiful little gem of a place! The owner, Susan, was fantastic - her warm welcome was much appreciated, I can't say my husband has ever hugged a stranger within minutes of meeting them (his response to her offering of an alcoholic beverage after a long journey!). The decor is beautiful, and the house is more than a typical...

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you both for your lovely review and I thoroughly enjoyed my "hug from a stranger". We like to think that our guests arrive as guests but leave as friends and I think form the hug this is true in your case. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and for all the lovely things you had to say about...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We have just returned from a 3 night stay at Nanny Brow and we already of thinking of our next visit. The house, the rooms and the views are beautiful, and the breakfast superb. But the icing on the cake has to be the warmth and friendliest that Sue and the staff bring. I honestly cannot think of anything that...

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you both for posting your review. It was a delight having you stay here and the staff all appreciated all your kind words on departure and in this review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. All the best Sue

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The Nanny Brow has always been a stunning location but Sue Robinson's passion for the building has turned it into an Arts and Crafts gem. Every room is individually furnished in classic style - we know as she showed us them with justified pride. She deserved a medal but she got a biomass boiler which means eco friendly comfort even...

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review. It has taking me a few minutes to compose my self and stop chuckling about me deserving a medal and got a biomass boiler.I am thrilled you liked nanny brow so much and look forward to seeing you soon. All the best Sue

Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We booked 6 rooms at Nanny Brow as a location for celebrating our joint 50th birthdays. The house was beautiful and furnished in the Arts and Crafts style. Our host, Sue, couldn't do enough for us from start to finish, including booking restaurants and taxis and suggesting events to make the weekend even more special. Definitely recommend for a luxury...

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review. It was delight to have all 12 of you staying for your 50th birthdays and we are so pleased you enjoyed your weekend with us.It was lovely having such a buzz in the house and I am thrilled all the restaurant recommendations/transport and activities were enjoyed by all. All the best Sue

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2016

This beautiful country house has become a firm favourite of ours. Each time we visit we feel as though we are coming home. The standard does not waver and we loved every moment. The home made cakes and delicious cooked breakfasts are always greatly enjoyed and the big G&T's go down a treat too. For us the location is also...

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Thank you for posting your review about your most recent stay with us. As always its a delight to see you both and like wise we feel as if you are friends coming to stay with us. One of the most difficult things to achieve in any business is consistency, and when guests come back as often as you both...

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Nanny Brow sits on its own private crag, near Ambleside with views down the Brathay valley. Direct fellside access for walkers and only minutes from the stunning Langdale Valleys. A relaxing family home with excellent levels of comfort and service. Spotlessly clean accommodation, warm and spacious with individually designed rooms, friendly service and great breakfasts. Come join us and unwind…… ... more   less 

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Address: Clappersgate, Ambleside LA22 9NF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: RM620 - RM921 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Nanny Brow 5*
Number of rooms: 14
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