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The Sportsman's Inn

Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5RG, Dent LA10 5RG, England
The Sportsman's Inn
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long day over the fells, seeing the pub as you round the corner is one of the most welcome sights on the Dales Way...especially when it's raining. We received a warm welcome and were shown to our rooms. It looks like they have been recently renovated and they are clean, bright and really lovely...the bathrooms are lovely too,... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Right on the Dales way this pub is great for B&B after the big walk over the top. A traditional old pub with the rooms and dinner menu you'd expect from that. Just what was needed. A great breakfast too.

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Otley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here overnight during the Dalesway walk. Arriving just after 4pm to a roaring fire and a friendly welcome, we were shown to our room. No fussy extras but clean and comfy. Husband was impressed with the beer on offer and it was lovely to relax in traditional surroundings which is frequented by locals and tourists alike. Sandra's home... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Ron and Sandra are full of tales and make it plain that this is a pub that does food not a restaurant that sells beer. Well they do both very well. Don't expect fancy stuff like a mobile signal. This is remote and right by the river which gurgles away peacefully all night. The bar is cosy, the rooms clean... More 

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fareham
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We were booked in on our final day on the Dales Way. We arrived at approximately 4:00 and the Landlady showed us in to our rooms .Her son , who is a talented photographer, carried my partners bags to the room which was appreciated. The room was "tired" but a newly refurbished bathroom was quite welcoming. Food was standard pub... More 

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suffolk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I was walking in the Dales and wanted somewhere to stay without spending a fortune. I had never been to Cowgill but had stayed in Dent a number of times with mixed experiences. The pub is quite isolated so very peaceful with lovely views from the front. My room was spotlessly clean with good quality bed linen and a comfy... More 

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Broadway, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

When you walk in wet, cold and freezing what better than to be greeted with a warm fire to put your boots by and a landlady who tells you where to put your wet clothes and says 'don't worry, I'll dry them out later'? Hot home made soup and crusty bread, and, when feeling warmer, a decent pint of bitter... More 

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Her indoors and I were out sporadically, managed to get quite thirsty. We happened on this pub outside Dent. Lady was stood on the Doorstep with child in ar,ms. You open I bellowed, yes the response, parked the van in spacious car park. Went inside very traditional old style country pub, fire was on the gents was outside. Pint of... More 

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Huddersfield
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Called in for a couple of drinks with friends whilst exploring the surrounding area. Only one real ale available and landlord was more interested in chatting to the locals sat at the bar than serving us. Pleasant enough pub and probably worth another visit if we can work out when they are open as the opening times appear to change... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Stayed here at the weekend. I arrived late at night due to traffic on the M6. Friendly welcome and a pint was on the bar for me when I came down from my room. Food was excellent well cooked and not pretentious in the slightest. My room was warm clean and the bed comfy. If you want TV in your... More 

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