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High Wray Farm

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   High Wray, Ambleside LA220JE, England
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High Wray Farm
Ranked #14 of 82 Ambleside B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely people,fantastic location,beautiful unspoilt accommodation ,delicious breakfast ,so relaxing,lovely walks,Sheila makes you feel so welcome and can't do enough for you,will definitely go back next year

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just been back for the second time to High Wray and I'm delighted to report it was as good as it was a year ago. Fantastic welcome from Sheila with tea and home made lemon drizzle cake on arrival. The rooms are all lovely with stunning views and the breakfast is quite simply the best I've tasted. Can't wait to... More

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Nambour, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the wonderful reviews certainly give an accurate account of how lovely the B & B is and Sheila's famous lemon drizzle cake and pot of tea on arrival. The cooked breakfast is amazing. In fact, Sheila's breakfast was the best we had during our 7 weeks of travelling Europe. Lovely farmhouse a little way out of town but well... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter brought me and my husband a weekend here from the 'buy a gift' company. We read the positive reviews and were not disappointed. B&B is situated in a beautiful spot, surrounded by countryside. We could walk to Lake Windemere from the public footpath just down the lane (about 10 minute walk). The bedrooms were tastefully decorated in a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Lovely farmhouse set in the perfect surroundings of the Lake District. On arrival Sheila made us feel perfectly welcome . The farmhouse was full of many period features. The bedroom was clean and spacious with great views . There was a communal lounge with a tv ,Internet and a relaxing atmosphere all of which was done with the warmth of... More

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Guisborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We stayed at High Wray Farm for a weekend in the front bedroom which was beautifully decorated and immaculately clean .. Sheila our host had thought about every little detail from matches in the living room to light the candles to an invitation to help yourself to a little port from the carafe at the top of the stairs to... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Wonderful experience at this working farm. Just felt like home with a warm guest lounge to relax after a big day on the Lake (in the rain). The lemon drizzle cake and cup of tea on arrival was legendary, and Sheila was extremely accommodating with any requests we had. Very comfortable rooms with everything you could possibly need, and the... More

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Sheila greeted us with a cup of tea and an absolutely gorgeous lemon drizzle cake, really moist and tangy. The house is a beautiful period property but with all mod cons, very warm and welcoming. The views are superb and it's so quiet really peaceful, there are lots of walks in the area including along the side of Windermere which... More

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Prairie City, Iowa, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

It was a rainy, drippy day when we wandered through the Lake District to Ambleside and Hawkshead. The road from Hawkshead to High Wray Farm was so off the beaten path, it felt as if we'd gone back in time...and in a way, we did. The setting, especially on this misty day with the clouds snagged on the hilltops, was... More

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I have visited this lovely B&B on many occasions and it has always been wonderful. Sheila is very friendly, the rooms are beautifully decorated with tea trays with a choice of drinks, homemade biscuits, fresh milk and even sherry available. The breakfasts are amazing with an excellent selection to choose from. It is a working farm situated in a beautiful... More

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Address: High Wray, Ambleside LA220JE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — High Wray Farm 4*
Also Known As:
High Wray Farm Ambleside, Lake District

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High Wray farm lies amid the rolling hills above the quiet western shores of Lake Windermere, from here you can stroll along the quiet lanes and explore the beautiful lake shore paths, This charming National trust property has many original features dating back to 1628, Our pretty bedrooms are comfortable warm and cosy, a friendly welcome awaits those seeking comfortable accommodation set amid beautiful Lakeland scenery. ... more   less 
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