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West Vale Country House

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Me and my boyfriend decided to book for one night. We did it really last minute and booked through booking.com based on reviews we had read on tripadvisor. It was a pleasant drive until I followed the satnav and it took me through private land, nevertheless it was amusing. We arrived at the West Vale, it was beautifully present and...

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Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2014

Excellent guesthouse located in a quiet yet convenient spot. Near to Hawkshead and within striking distance of Ambleside and Windermere with lots of local attractions as well as many country walks. The rooms were decorated to a very high standard and the cleanliness was excellent - we found many extra touches which you'd come to expect in a 4/5 star...

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Thank Emma M
Sale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2014

This is a real gem, the hosts Dee and Glynn are extremely welcoming and this beautiful country house is in a great location. Fantastic walks on the doorstep, no need to use the car once you arrive. Two good pubs within a short stroll, the ferry to cross Windermere over to Bowness is also within walking distance. The house itself...

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Thank Nicola J
Silsden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2014

Beautifully presented, immaculately clean, wonderful friendly service, lavish furnishings, high quality and tasty evening meal and breakfast. In fact I can't think of any where that could beat this smashing small private hotel. Very reasonably priced too. Good wine for under £20 per bottle and the most generous measure of brandy you could possibly imagine ! Absolutely wonderful. Beats the...

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Thank Neil W
Reviewed 10 February 2014

My wife booked us a two night stay as part of my 40th birthday present. Glynn and Dee were the perfect hosts. Beautiful suite with extra touches and excellent food. A much more enjoyable and personal experience than staying in a large 5 star hotel. We will definitely visit again.

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2Thank Pepperedsteak
Wrexham County, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here at the end of September last year to celebrate our first wedding anniversary and could not have wished for a better place to celebrate such a special occasion. We had such a warm welcome to this lovely, cosy Country house. The owners (forgive me I have forgotten their names) were both extremely helpful and...

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Thank Cjdawson29
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2014

This was our second Christmas stay at this lovely cottage.Very clean and tidy with everything you need. The log burner was brilliant and very welcome after arriving home rather cold and wet on many occasions! Excellent location and fantastic views from the patio window. Also there is a very good pub only a few minutes walk from the cottage. Glynn...

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1Thank Sharon W
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 30 December 2013

Amazing place! Loved staying here, very happy and great food. Loved it so much, can't wait to go back.... hopefully very very soon!! Great pubs and views too so very good trip overall...... LOVED IT!!

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Thank Andy G
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2013

My husband and I stayed for one night (wish it had been longer) Fri 13th Dec 2013. What a tastefully decorated hotel, in fact I could go as far as to say probably the nicest hotel we have stayed in the whole of the Lake District! Beautifully clean with everything you could possibly need in your room including a complimentary...

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Leigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2013

Me and my partner stayed here overnight last week and I have one word to describe the experience, AMAZING !!! Glynn and Dee made us feel so very welcome and were on hand to see to our every request. The location is just stunning and we were given a local route just outside of the door to take a country...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled deep in the heart of the Lake District National Park on the edge of the village of Far Sawrey you will find West Vale Country House an idyillic small retreat where you can escape and leave your cares behind This stunning location overlooks Grizedale Forest The Old Man of Coniston and the surrounding area is a pot-pourri of cultural historical and architectural gems as Beatrix Potters Cottage Brantwood Holker Hall Dove Cottage and Levens Hall ... more   less 

Additional Information about West Vale Country House

Address: Far Sawrey, Ambleside LA22 0LQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: RM555 - RM797 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — West Vale Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
West Vale County Hotel
West Vale County Ambleside
West Vale Country House Ambleside, Lake District
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“If you are going for a romantic break - ask for junior suite room 7 or 8. ”
L9312JIcatherineb, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 has a wonderful vieq”
zandc, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We sneaked a peak into all the other rooms (when they weren't occupied, of course), and each of them had their own individual charm.”
949jaimek, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms would be quiet because of the location...some might be larger than others though”
PRJ2801, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We didn't stay in the main house although it was offered but would recommend the cottage for a couple”
garywW4721DV, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
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