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Nab Cottage

Rydal, Ambleside LA22 9SD, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Warm and nice place. We love stay near the firewood. The food is really good and delicious, but not expensive, through we cannot order from menu, the lunch and dinner full of surprise, moreover, very suitable for vegetarian. The hospitality service even made me feel comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Nab cottage transports you to the essence of the Lake District. 1702 cottage opposite Rydal Water - alone in this location. Offstreet parking, excellent breakfast in 2 cute dining rooms. Cosy sitting room with a fire, coffee and cookies. Even the opium room is preserved as a bit of a bygone resident's retreat from the world. Walk to pub down... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Wonderful B&B. Beautiful house, rooms, location. Beautiful views. Great walking everywhere. Delicious breakfast. Most products are organic. Everything is freshly made, even the bread is homemade. Lovely people. Highly recommtnded!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We have been going to Nab Cottage at least once a year for well over 25 years, so it's a home from home. We are never disappointed - the cottage remains as quirky and homely as ever, and even when rooms are refurbished, the essential character of the place is never compromised. Tim Liz & Co are marvellous hosts, there... More 

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Lovely, quirky, shabby (chic), homely, historic, picturesque,friendly, old fashioned b&b. Great hosts, good food. Eco friendly, Suma soaps and products in bathrooms. Nab cottage is the opposite of a boutique hotel!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This attractive-looking cottage is in a perfect location on Rydal water, the silence only punctuated by nature's sounds and the odd passing vehicle. The staff were pleasant, humorous and helpful with no hint of exasperation with our group of fussy eaters. The levels of hygeine could certainly be improved upon (bathrooms and bedrooms). The decor looks tired and from a... More 

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Beccles, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Nab Cottage B&B, opposite beautiful Rydal Water, has comfortable bohemian interior and warm and friendly owners. Décor homely, history romantic, Wordsworth, Coleridge and de Quincy visited and a gentle atmosphere pervaded all rooms. Grasmere/Ambleside close by. Cottage is literally 10 minutes walk to bus stops, a useful hotel diner and Wordsworth's family home Rydal Mount. Landlady has produced her own... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Nab Cottage provides wonderful views, a great nights sleep, immediate access to some wonderful walks, and a great breakfast to prepare you for it all. Tim and Liz were excellent hosts, and their stance on locally sourced, fresh and organic produce adds to the character and quality of the stay.

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We really had a wonderful experience staying at Nab Cottage. We were greeted so well and taken care of like we were at home. Loved everything about the house, clean rooms and bathrooms, nice breakfast and dinner, great view of the river, great atmosphere, very nice and very friendly and helpful owners and staffs. Would definitely go there again and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

Our workshop was in Nov 2013 and the setting and accommodations were excellent. The staff was accessible, friendly, and professional. The rooms were warm, clean, beds comfortable and the bathrooms well maintained and clean.

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