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Witherslack, Witherslack LA11 6RH, England
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The Derby Arms
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Ranked #2 of 2 Witherslack B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a short break on the Saturday night en route to another hotel in South lakes. It was easy to find and ha ample parking. We arrived on a busy Saturday afternnon and the bar staff were very welcoming. We were shown to our room and were asked if we would like to book a table for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were staying near by and passed this pub to and from our accommodation. There is ample parking. It was a cold day and there was a lovely open fire in the lounge. Seating and tables are old and varied...interesting benches with cushions as well as bar stools. Dogs are welcome. The menu had just enough choice and the food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed here for 2 nights had a lovely stay room a bit basic but overall a nice place to stay friendly staff and good service lovely food and drink close to kendal windermere grange over sands and cartmel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location perfect for south lakes. Only 5 mins from Grange, 10 mins to Newby an half hour from Coniston by car. Pub itself is awesome, staff are brilliant, food was lovely an the rooms immaculate. Would highly recommend. We only stayed one night but we will definitely be back

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cj1127, General Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Wow, thanks very much for your glowing review - we'd love to see you back again soon! Warm Regards, Chris Hoyle, General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All, Firstly don't judge this place from the outside as it looks a little tired. Inside just as it should be , with excellent fairly priced food and great staff (one even had good taste in music too). ;) Please give it a chance and you can only be impressed Peter

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cj1127, General Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hello there, Thanks for taking the time to pass on your good experience, I'm glad you enjoyed your lunch! Many thanks for the recommendation, also - we'll hopefully see you again soon. Regards, Chris Hoyle, General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pub, beer, staff and food excellent. Currently nearly half pub dog friendly but could do with both the main rooms been dog friendly as so many dogs and owners in there. If you are in the caravan club meathop site this is definitely worth the walk

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cj1127, General Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hello there, thank you very much for your lovely review. We try and keep dogs to just the full bar area (where we serve our main menu) as some people aren't comfortable eating around dogs - if the bar area fills up (which it often does!) then we'd be more than happy to have dog-friendly diners in one of our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Olde worlde type place; rustic with open fires and good food. Bedroom and ensuite really comfy and clean and dogs are welcome! Only issue was that breakfasts although included is only continental in the week; that was disappointing because as a diabetic there was nothing suitable for me to eat :( Have to go at the weekend next time

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cj1127, General Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hello, thanks very much for your kind words. In future, if you give us a quick call or e-mail in advance our chefs can make sure that something suitable is available for breakfast which we are more than happy to do. Looking forward to seeing you again! Warm Regards, Chris Hoyle, General Manager More 

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were so attentive and friendly. We had the most amazing 3 course meal by the log fire with our dog snoozing. Our rooms heating didn't work so the manager immediately gave us a swop but it wasn't that cold so we stayed in it anyway and had a lovely peaceful nights sleep. Can't wait to stay again!!

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cj1127, General Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hi there, what a cracking photo! Thanks for sharing your great experience with us, we hope you'll be back for another trip very soon. Regards, Chris Hoyle, General Manager More 

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wonderful cosy country hotel which is full of character. Room was great with lovely rolltop bath. The food in the restaurant was amazing as was the beautiful english breakfast.Staff were all really friendly and we will be back very soon for a second visit.

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cj1127, General Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hello, we're glad that you very much enjoyed your stay with us - hoping you drop by again soon! Warm Regards, Chris Hoyle, General Manager More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We stayed at the Derby Arms for just the one night, booked in for B&B, booked a table for evening meal as well,we have eaten there before and have always found the food prepared to a good standard. Staying over just makes it all the better not having to drive. A good location for many attractions and walks in the... More 

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cj1127, General Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hello, we're very glad that you found everything to your liking - we hope you'll choose us again in future for a good "base" for your Lakes trips and beyond! Warm Regards, Chris Hoyle, General Manager More 

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Address: Witherslack, Witherslack LA11 6RH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Witherslack
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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