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3.0 of 5 Inn   |   on the A5004, Fernilee, Whaley Bridge SK23 7HD , England
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The upper Goyt Valley between Whaley Bridge and Buxton is one of the most visited parts of the Peak District National Park. It is easy to see why. The surrounding gritstone ridges and moorland provide some classic Dark Peak hikes, the rocky outcrops at Windgather attract the climber, and a network of lanes and bridleways draw the cyclist and horse... More 

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Peak District, UK
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

food seems quite nice but if you want a drink after ten pm you will be lucky as they like to shut up shop as soon as they can. They want this place to be a restaurant not a pub. Another nail in the coffin of the local community.

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Chapel-en-le-Frith, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

After spending a cold Sunday morning on the Goyt Valley moorland, 6 of us called in, on spec to get warm & be fed! They managed to provide us with a table and we all chose the Sunday Roast. Excellent food, good value and helpful service. Thank you

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Ravenglass, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The four of us went for a meal on Saturday night. It was a lovely evening, the food was very nice. The welcome was nice the previous owners were miserable .we will certainly go again thank you for a great evening. Nothing was too much trouble.

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high Peak
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Not eaten here for a couple of years and it is under new ownership. Meal was excellent and the welcome was the same. The open fire was lovely and helped to create a homely atmosphere. Will return soon!!

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My husband and myself stayed earlier this year at the Goyt Valley Camping Site next door in our touring caravan. In fact the new landlord had just moved into the pub that weekend. We were staying on the camp site with quite a few others who were booked to play a gig in Stalybridge on the Saturday night but we... More 

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Poynton, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

A lovely pub/restaurant with a homely atmosphere. Staff were very polite and attentive. The sunday roast was one of the best I have ever had, and reasonably priced. Large car park and in excellent location in the Peak District. Highly Recommend, and hope to return soon.

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Peak District National Park, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We had a light lunch here today (10th Oct).I believe that these people have just taken over during the last couple of weeks. We were very impressed. The food was homemade and delicious! We had steak on ciabatta with salad and wedge chips. The salad was beautifully presented with attention to detail. Everywhere was spotless and the staff were friendly.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Me and my partner had come from bury for a walking weekend, I was told over the phone when I rang about availability that we would be in a twin room, which was ok because I presumed the beds would be set for a couple when we got there as I requested, when we arrived the beds were still set... More 

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rob l, Owner at The Shady Oak, responded to this review

I was not at the hotel at the time this couple checked in but i over heard the conversation that morning between my partner and the lady who rang to book and pay for a room, my partner explained that it was a twin room only available she accepted that and said that would be no problem and could she... More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Stayed here for 1 night on Sunday 14/9 the bedrooms had just been refurbished by the new owners who were very friendly and really could not do enough for you. Bed was very cumfey with a powerful hot shower and lovely views over the rolling green hillside. We had steak with handmade chips for our evening meal which was delicious... More 

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Address: on the A5004, Fernilee, Whaley Bridge SK23 7HD , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Whaley Bridge
Hotel Class:3 star — The Shady Oak 3*
Number of rooms: 28

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