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Barnes Fell

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Low Gale, Ambleside LA22 0BD, England
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Beccles, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Barnes Fell is a lovely place to stay - a couple of minutes walk from the centre of Ambleside, just away from the traffic and high up enough to have wonderful views. Ethna is very warm and welcoming and nothing was too much trouble, even including our visiting son for the delicious full English breakfast. Very generous of you, thank... More 

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

A beautiful B and B hidden away up a hill from busy Ambleside but only a short walk to town. Ethna and Nick are the perfect hosts, warm, funny, will do whatever it takes to ensure you have the perfect break. The rooms are cosy, spotless and with stunning views over the hills. We opened the wardrobe to discover large... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A superb place to stay. Run with warmth, efficiency and humour by the incomparable Ethna and Nick. The stunning views from the property make it an especially god place to stay in Ambleside with free local parking a bonus. Highly recommended.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here with friends in July. We all loved this B&B which was in a very quiet location in Ambleside but just a short walk into town centre. There was very easy free parking - a miracle in Ambleside, especially in the summer. Views over the Fells were fantastic and what can I say about the hosts, Ethna and Nick?... More 

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Surbiton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Barnes Fell B&B is the perfect place to stay if you are visiting lake Windermere, away from the main streets in a quiet location overlooking the beautiful hills. A very short walk away is the village of Ambleside with good places to eat. Our room was beautifully appointed, spotlessly clean with a very comfortable bed. Nick and Ethna Davenport are... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We stayed at Barnes Fell for two nights for our first anniversary and couldn't have had a better experience. Ethna was waiting to greet us and was warm and welcoming from the moment we arrived and throughout. The room was clean and spacious with a wonderful en suite bathroom attached and great little personal touches like bathrobes. The breakfasts were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

If your looking for a warm welcome with a friendly approach, great view, lovely clean room, fantastic breakfast and easy parking then look no further. Honestly can not fault our stay, my initial comments as above highlight admirably all that is good ... We hope to return to the area sometime soon and when we do we will not hesitate... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Superb location a few minutes walk from the town centre We stayed in Loughrigg , a bedroom overlooking the surrounding hills of Ambleside Very comfortable accommodation great attention to detail in anticipation of guest's needs - bath robes, tea/coffee tray, TV, first aid kit. Hospitable, friendly owner, Ethna, who had lots of advice on where to visit and where to... More 

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Guernsey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Stayed for Fred Whitton weekend with a friend. Nothing was too much trouble for our incredibly welcoming host Ethna. Clean comfortable rooms, wonderful breakfasts, safe place for the bikes, and a great location in a quiet street that's just a short walk to the town centre. There can't be a better place to stay when exploring the area.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Best bed and breakfast been to in Ambleside.the owners whom are such lovely,welcoming people have made there place very cosy,welcoming,clean,comfy.i can't fault anything food,service,value,rooms are the highest standard .i will be go back very soon

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