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Nab Cottage

Rydal, Ambleside LA22 9SD, England
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Nab Cottage
Ranked #57 of 76 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Just had two nights at nab cottage as a little retreat away from day to day life. Tim and liz and the staff were very friendly and helpful. I had all I needed to relax. The energy in the house is amazing and loved room 7 where I stayed. I was the only guest so it was amazingly quiet and... More

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Readfield, Maine
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Nab Cottage certainly has character and is good value for the area. It's in a great location for exploring the Lake District and we appreciated being out of the busier towns. We were warmly greeted and loved our room which had a window seat and looked out over Rydal Water. The ensuite bathroom was quite adequate with a good shower.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
12 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Nab Cottage and it's delightful owners Tim and Liz are true gems. Our two night stay was comfortable and charming, and the cottage history a rare bonus. It is not often one gets quirkiness and perfection combined, but Tim and Liz manage to pull it off with superb grace. The breakfasts were delicious and plentiful and the rooms cosy and... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

We have just returned from a four night stay at Nab Cottage which was truly wonderful. It's location is perfect for walking, we didn't use the car at all during our stay! Tim, Liz and the team were so very welcoming and we were thoroughly spoilt with amazing food and hospitality. The cottage has a real charm and a calming... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

I stayed at Nab for a weekend yoga retreat and had a great weekend. For a low price retreat this place was perfect. The converted barn was made for yoga and the vegetarian food provided was second to none. 3 course meals and amazing puddings! I also used the hot tub which is in the garden which helped to soothe... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We have just returned from a three night stay at Nab Cottage. We were greeted by Tim and the offer of tea and cake (delicious) in the sitting room, very peaceful with a lovely fire. Although the guest facilities of a sauna and hot tub were mentioned we were never shown them or offered again. Unfortunately our en-suite shower (room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

I had the pleasure of staying at Nab Cottage for 12 days. I was in an 8-day course that was held in their remodeled Barn. Nab Cottage is truly delightful. It's a small B&B, about 10 rooms I think. Some have private bathrooms "en-suite", and some have a sink in the room and the toilet and tub/shower are just outside... More

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Adelaide, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Booked Nab to show my Australian Husband something authentic in the lakes, visitng for the first time. I deliberatel.y chose it for its ethos and history. But its a bit of a shame when you arrive somewhere and look disapointed, and then spend your entire stay eyeing other b&bs through lit windows. Oh, and sleeping on such a slope its... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

my name is kais in my opinion the is the best learning and life experience i ever had Nab became part of my life to a degree that i have to go there every year even for a short time just to feel better. the people , the synergy is addictive. i learnt to use my language as well as... More

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Also Known As:
Nab Cottage Ambleside, Lake District
Address: Rydal, Ambleside LA22 9SD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
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Ranked #57 of 76 B&Bs / Inns in Ambleside

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