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Gilsland, Brampton CA8 7AJ, England
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Howard House Farm
Ranked #7 of 7 Gilsland B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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St John, JERSEY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I arrived at Howard House early, in the pouring rain, after 3 days walking Hadrians Wall. There was a fabulous welcome, a log fire, tea and homemade cake - all just for me. Where else in the world do you get this care and attention. After my fellow walker arrived much later, Helen drove us to the village to a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We stayed here to do some walking along Hadrian's Wall. We finally arrive after a rubbish rainy drive from london at 10pm. Helen welcomed us in to the guest lounge. There was an open fire and we were offered tea and kendle mint cake. The room was lovely. Really cosy and comfortable. The house is lovely. And full to brimming... More

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San Clemente, California
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Helen is part of seven generations who have lived in and managed the B & B in this house! Great room with lots of antique furniture. A bit of a way to the pub, but beautiful area! She made us a wonderful breakfast and drove us to where we started that day's hike!

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Great welcome for weary walkers, drying rack provided for our wet clothes and boots put by radiator to dry. Log fire, pot of tea and toasted tea cake there for us when we arrived. Large comfortable room with nice shared bathroom. Masses of hot water for a welcoming bath. We were run down to the local pub for dinner and... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Stayed here two nights on our wall walk. This working farm was a great place to slow down the pace of our cross country treck with some of the best parts of the wall nearby. Room was a good size and comfortable, breakfast was also very good. Elizabeth, the landlady, was great, she gave us tea and home made cakes... More

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

I stayed during my Hadrian's wall walk, and this was easily one of the best places I was booked into by my touring/baggage company. A friendly welcoming cup of tea, large comfortable room, well furnished, with a great view of the countryside. The meals, both breakfast and dinner, were delicious and generously sized - breakfast included a wide variety of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

As many of the other reviewers have said, Howard House Farm is a delightful experience from the warmest of welcomes to the antique furniture. Breakfasts were exceptional and you may need a second rucksack to accommodate the packed lunches. We couldn't recommend it more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

We had the good fortune to stay here for two nights on our epic Hadrian's Wall walk, with complicated lifts to drop and collect us along the path and then to-and-from Brampton to eat. Our hostess was a delight and happily ferried us about. But that was just the start. The house is a wonderful experience; stuffed with Victorian and... More

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Wetherby
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84 hotel reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Outstanding on all fronts The welcome- tea or coffee with cakes and cookies in the guest lounge. The room- spotlessly clean with a really comfortable canopy bed, crisps, biscuits ad your own tea/coffee facilities, The breakfast- oh wow, fresh fruit salad, fruit compote, an enxtensve choice of cereals, a quality cooked breakfast. The frendliest of welcomes from a hostess that... More

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Hackleton, Northampton,United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

We've stayed at Howard House at least twice every year for about 15 years (a total of over 100 nights_riving feels like coming home - they make us feel part of the family. The kettle's always on + homemade cakes.There's a wonderful choice for breakfast, it's very clean and homely. I can thoroughly recommend it! We've stayed as a couple... More

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Address: Gilsland, Brampton CA8 7AJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Brampton > Gilsland
Also Known As:
Howard House Farm Gilsland, Cumbria

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