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Matlock Bath
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thorns Hall is one of the historic houses used by HF Holidays as a base for a walking holiday. It is superb in every respect. My room, in an annexe, was spacious and very comfortable with an excellent en suite. The main building has delightful lounges, a bar, a discovery room housing numerous maps and walking guides which can be...

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Great holiday at Thorns Hall, organised by HF Holidays. Excellent walking leaders with a choice of three walks each day - easy, medium and hard. Food and company excellent - full board with a wide choice of packed lunches. All inclusive apart from evening drinks at the bar, ie, accommodation, activities and transport to the walks as required and evening...

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Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2016

One of the best HF houses. Great walking. Excellent food and service. The manager, David, could not have done any more to make our stay enjoyable. The food was a highlight of our holiday. The rooms seem to have been refurbished recently to a very high standard.

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Merseyside, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Lovely location - lovely room - friendly staff. Clearly, if your not a walker you do feel a little out of place. Communal dining is not for me. I'm not a morning person and didn't like making small talk with strangers over breakfast. Everyone talks about walking !! Short walk to the village . Super location and David the manager...

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Thank bug20142016
Reviewed 24 June 2016

A great place with so many walks , you could stay witthout a car. An amazing old house with all orig features.very quiet at all times of day With a lovely garden to rest on aftre a hike. Our room was in the old stable block and was clean comfotable. Staff very friendly.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We stayed for 4 days in March 2016 with 23 hiking friends.The visit was a great success - comfortable accommodation in the stables block outside, excellent breakfasts to set us up for a day's walking. excellent packed lunch and good evening meal. David. the manager was well-organised and helpful and has a very interesting take on Prince Charles' visit in...

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Canonbie
Reviewed 10 November 2015

An ancient building, with a warren of corridors, many of the rooms outside the main building across the cobbled yard. Excellent, fresh food served in the beamed dining room at the top of the house. The freshest, most efficiently served breakfast I have experienced anywhere - no sooner was it ordered than it arrived! The manager's manner took a little...

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Thank Ken H
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2015

An enjoyable weekend in Sedbergh which is a beautiful part of the UK for walking. Saw quite a few rooms which were excellent. Mine was a single room in the annexe, very small but totally adequate and very clean. Meals were of a good standard but ruined as they were served cold (breakfast) or luke warm (evening meal). Nice lounge...

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Bromley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2015

What a fantastic place to go, the hotel itself was great. Our room was brilliant, I think that the room we had must have recently been re-furbished. The bathroom was like new, no lime scale anywhere, the shower was the same, very clean and a pleasure to use. The location couldn't be better, a couple of minutes walk from the...

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London
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This is part of HF holidays for people, largely elderly and middle-aged, who go on walking tours, but you can book for bed and breakfast. It's an interesting building on the edge of Sedbergh.The room was clean and comfortable in an annex, but the public areas and the communal dining tables are reminiscent of a hostel, not a hotel. Not...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dating from 1535, the small manor house of Thorns Hall retains its historic charm with wood-panelled public rooms, fireplaces and a cobbled courtyard outside. With an enviable location on the edge of Sedbergh, and surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside, it's not surprising that many of our guests return year after year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thorns Hall

Address: Thorns Hall Cautley Road, Sedbergh, Yorkshire Dales National Park LA10 5LE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Yorkshire Dales National Park > Sedbergh
Hotel Class:4 star — Thorns Hall 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Some of the rooms are in buildings adjacent to the main hall - if you want to be in the main house in a premium room you need to request it.”
 of 5 bubbles 71chris2016, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Never stayed in main house but stable block nice & private-ish, and would be accessible.”
 of 5 bubbles Rach5150, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“It is well worth paying extra for a premium room. The benefits far outweigh the additional cost.”
 of 5 bubbles distantmemory, 5 Apr 2015 | Read review
“No tip as paying hotel prices for hostel type accommodation.”
 of 5 bubbles 479fatimal, 11 Oct 2014 | Read review
“This is a VERY old house so some of the rooms may be a little sloped or slanted. This was a problem for me as it made me feel a little dizzy. Management were very accommodating about moving me to a room without a slope. If this is a problem for you, you may want to ask ahead of time for a room without a slope.”
 of 5 bubbles ClaireAnnex, 15 Jul 2013 | Read review
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