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The Derby Arms

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Witherslack, Witherslack LA11 6RH, England
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Ranked #2 of 2 Witherslack B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Julian B Ulverston, England, United Kingdom
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  • 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ulverston, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Called in to the Derby Arms on the 11-8-15 on the off chance that they might have a table for 5 . It was getting on for 8pm so didn't hold out much hope as the car park was very busy. On entering the Derby we went to the Bar and were told that sadly the restaurant full but we... More 

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England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We got a special deal on price - I'm glad as compared to other pub accommodation, it lacked a few things to warrant paying the full cost. Our room was very very small with no storage for anything. The 'wardrobe' consisted of a couple of hangers on the back of the door and as no shelf, we had to use... More 

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Biddulph, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You often see reviewers commenting that a certain hotel is looking a little "tired". If that's the way you feel, you may not like the Derby Arms. It's not tired- it's old. The bulding is old, the furniture is antique- not stately home or Roadshow antique, but basic, working antique. Our room had a Victorian brass bedstead- with a modern... More 

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

Well off the cuff as per my fella said let's go out for tea. The Derby Arms at Witherslack we'd heard it was good and never been so decided to give it a try. The pub is a typical old school decor with a comfy home from home feel about it. We had called ahead because it was a Sunday... More 

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Surrey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had Sunday lunch there recently and all 4 meals weren't anything to write home about. The battered haddock was OK but the chips were so dry and the mushy peas were grey and lucked like they had been microwaved for about an hour. My friend had the lamb roast which he found lacked flavour. I have eaten there before... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good breakfast selection , cereals, 3 different juices, fresh bread, help yourself to coffee and tea refills. The full English breakfast was excellent. The double room was comfortable and clean. The bar staff were very friendly and accommodating and they stock a good selection of beers. The ambience of the pub welcomes travellers and regulars.

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grange
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been in twice just dropping in on the way back from shopping. The first time I went it was a very hot day. No seats left outside, because it was such a nice day, so had to sit inside. Ordered a cider which was about a fiver and they told me after they poured the drink that there was... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms clean with tea and coffee making facilities and they are serviced daily. Nothing too much trouble. All the staff are very friendly and helpful and are a credit to the management. If you book through Booking.com it says the breakfast is continental however they do a full English breakfast too.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A birthday treat to myself. Very welcoming & homely place. Staff were helpful & friendly, nothing was too much to ask. Was made to feel at ease even though I was a solo female traveller, will defiantly stay there again.

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manchester, uk
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Having read some of the reviews on here we gave it a go for a Saturday night meal. So wish we hadn't bothered! Friendly staff on arrival, but it went downhill from there. The poached egg and black pudding starter had to be sent back as the egg was raw! The second attempt wasn't perfect, but just about edible. My... More 

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