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The Derby Arms

Witherslack, Witherslack LA11 6RH, England
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Ranked #2 of 2 Witherslack B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Anni U Norwich, United Kingdom
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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovely inn, much better than expected and only 2 minutes from the motorway. Rooms are clean and have character, shower was powerful. Dinner downstairs was worth the money, good range of local ale. Only downside to the visit was noise from next room and the bar below.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely Victorian high ceiling styled rooms with all the mod cons you can need, food down stairs was really good and breakfast was adequate. Location is easy to get to straight off the dual carriageway

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

This was our first time staying here and I'm sure we will be back. Room with shower was plenty big enough to even include our "German Shepherd" cross. Very animal friendly and well used by locals. Local walks were excellent for walkers and dogs alike. Thoroughly enjoyed it and excellent value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed as we were attending a wedding in the village. The building is a beautiful, rambling old place with bags of character. Stripped floors with rugs, open fires and a collection of mis matched furniture just add to it's charm. The room was clean, comfortable and with an en suite with a proper "bin lid" shower (not a dreadful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A quaint place with some oddities, let's call it character. The doors don't close easily, it's a pub so there's noise on Friday and Saturday nights but the people are nice and interesting, the food is excellent!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We were told on booking the room over the phone that a table would be reserved for us as we were staying at hotel. When we booked in it had not been done and were assured that we would have a booked table that night. Later someone knocked on bedroom door to find out who we were! When we went... More

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Western Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

at first we were a little disappointed - but not for long. the room was clean and the bed comfy. The staff were friendly and helpful.......but the food was BRILLIANT - would recommend this place a s a perfect base for Lakes exploring. Thanks.

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Hook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We needed a stop mid-way between Oban and Chichester and this was perfect. Very easy to find and some lovely countryside in which to unwind after 5 hours on the road. The room was excellent, albeit, as previously mentioned, with limited TV channels. Very friendly staff and great food. There was a band playing from 9-11pm, but that didn't trouble... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I have visited the Derby Arms a few times, so I knew roughly what I was getting when I booked. The pub is in a great location for walkers in the Lakes. It's warm, friendly and what I'd call a Traditional English proper pub. It's very homely and well set up. The staff are brilliant and friendly and make you... More

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Wem, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were looking for something not too far from the Motor Museum where we were meeting some friends and being the geographically impaired one I had to prove I was up to the challenge! Him indoors was very impressed! The room was lovely and very clean, good beer, good food and very friendly staff. It felt like a "proper" pub... 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): $$
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Within the Lake District National Park, The Derby Arms Hotel serves traditional British cuisine and real ales in the popular on-site restaurant. The elegant rooms have spacious bathrooms and free Wi-Fi. The quaint country pub offers charming rooms with crisp white linens, antique furniture and ornamental lamps. All rooms feature a plasma-screen TV, and some rooms have scenic views and luxury roll-top baths. A generous continental breakfast is served each morning, and full evening meals and lunches are also available. The beautiful restaurant features a grand open fireplace and polished wooden tables, and is intimately lit by candlelight. The Derby Arms has a spacious games room, which features a pool table and darts board. There is also an on-site village shop, and free on-site parking is also available. Dogs are welcome throughout the hotel, and packed lunches can also be arranged. Grange-over-Sands is just 10 minutes' away, and Kendal town centre can be reached in 15 minutes' drive. Morecombe Bay is a 10-minute drive, and Grange-over-Sands Railway Station is 7 minutes away, offering trains to Ulverston and Carnforth. ... more   less 
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