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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   High Wray, Ambleside LA220JE, England
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High Wray Farm
Ranked #16 of 83 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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Widnes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent two nights here, one night as a gift and the other we paid for. As we had never been to the lakes as adults, we were a bit apprehensive but we were not disappointed with our choice. After a very warm welcome with a pot of tea and a gorgeous lemon cake in the garden we were left to... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 July 15, 2014 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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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Stoke-on-Trent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

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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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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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
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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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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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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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