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The Tower Bank Arms

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Near Sawrey | Near Sawrey, Sawrey LA22 0LF , England
The Tower Bank Arms
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I were in a party of ten couples who were staying in the area for a surprise birthday party. On day one we called in for an impromptu lunch and were happy with the ambience and food of this very traditional pub. The food was good although the sandwiches were doorstop pieces of bread engulfing smallish prices... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this pub! Lots of character and a lovely real fire to sit beside and enjoy the fantastic range of local real ales or the extensive wine menu. The food was outstanding and far better than we expected from a pub- restaurant quality easily! Good prices & dog friendly and a nice beer garden with great views- worth a trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love everything about the Tower bank arms. The location is right next to Beatrix Potters house in a village called near sawrey. I think sawrey is the best location your not in the tourist bustle of Windermere but your near to the ferry which is just a short trip. The atmosphere and ambience of the pub itself it perfect!... More 

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Kent, England
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed here for a weekend, mainly to visit Hilltop. The location was absolutely perfect. Hilltop was literally at the back of the pub, fantastic! Village was quaint and people were so friendly. The owner of the Pub was brilliant. Very friendly, on first name terms, very knowledgeable about the area and walks etc. Our room was... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Callled in on Friday afternoon for a non scheduled stop. Knowledgable Landlord. The Real Ale is as good as I have tasted in the Lakes, and I have tasted some. Unable to pay further visit on this trip, but we will return to see if the food is as good as the Beer.

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We didn't stay here but ate in the pub a couple of nights whilst we stayed in a house just outside Near Sawrey (see our review for Broad Howe). First of all it's very dog friendly with dogs allowed in the bar area and a supply of dogs biscuits at the bar. The pub was warm and cosy and full... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I was looking for a dog friendly venue for a few nights away with my niece. I honestly expected to have to compromise on quality for this reason. I was wrong! The Tower Bank Arms offers a warm welcome, clean, cosy accommodation and fantastic food. The staff are incredibly hard working and helpful. A fire was lit as soon as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Had a quick lunch here before visiting Hill Top. Great place, polite and helpful staff, and the food was spot on. The chips are something else! Table next to us ordered the ploughman's and I was so jealous. Looked amazing. Highly recommend this place.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Tower Bank Arms has retained a charm so often lost in other establishments through an apparent need to "modernise". Our welcome couldn't have been warmer and whilst our en suite room wasn't the most luxurious it had everything we needed and was very comfortable. We ate in the restaurant on 2 evenings - be prepared for large, delicious portions... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Haven't used the accomodation here but from chatting to the locals and a couple who were staying it's pretty comfortable. my review is for the downstairs the PUB! We were staying round the corner at Sawrey House Hotel, incidently right between these venues is Hill Top, Beatrix Potters residence and the reason why we were staying in this location for... More 

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