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Nanny Brow

5.0 of 5 Clappersgate, Ambleside LA22 9NF, England
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A beautiful house with really gorgeous views. Bedrooms extremely comfortable and well decorated. Owners very welcoming and friendly - the welcome gingerbread is worth the trip alone. Wide choice at breakfast with generous portions. Can't recommend it highly enough.

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful arts and crafts house with a beautiful atmosphere and friendly staff.The decor is skilfully understated luxury so well matched to the house. Our room was beautiful with breathtaking Lakeland view. The breakfast was excellent and generous. Possibly the best B&B in the Lake District. Not cheap but worth every penny.

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Andrew thank you for your review and for summing up what Nanny brow is all about so eloquently. We have restored this beautiful Arts and Craft house so that future generations can enjoy its splendor and marvel at the breath taking views from its position perched on the fell side overlooking the Brathay Valley and fells beyond. It is so... More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed a couple of nights here for my wife's birthday. We could not have wished for a better place to celebrate the occasion. Our room had wonderful views down the Langdale Valley especially in the morning when the mist was still in the valley but also a complimentary bottle of wine on our arrival. I would recommend the... More

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and we are so pleased to hear that your stay for your wife’s birthday was a great success. As you said the views from here down the valley are truly amazing and with each changing season they just get better and better. Like you I love looking out from the windows at the front... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at Nanny Brow twice, once last year (which made me fall inlove with the place) and more recently for a friend's wedding which took place at Nanny Brow! From the minute me and my boyfriend walked in we were welcomed and shown to our room. The rooms are luxurious, light and super clean! We arrived the day... More

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are delighted you enjoyed the wedding you attended here at Nanny Brow, what a compliment to the Bride and Groom and us that it is the best wedding you have ever attended. All the staff here are passionate about what they do and we all love planning and ensuring our wedding go smoothly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend stayed here on Saturday the 4th October for one night for my 21st birthday! We pulled up to nanny brow which is amongst lovely surroundings and perfect views! We was greeted by a lovely man who showed us to our spotless boutique styled room! He made us feel very comfortable and recommended restaurants and told us... More

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

We were so pleased to read how much you had enjoyed your stay with us for your 21st Birthday Rosa. All the lovely comments about the wonderful views spotlessly clean house and beautiful bedroom not to mention the helpful and attentive staff really put a smile on everyone’s face up here. It was also lovely to read that you supported... More

Puisserguier, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were bowled over by this lovely arts and crafts B&B, restored sympathetically to a high standard. Set a mile or so outside the town of Ambleside, the views were stunning through the mountain valley. We were a group of two couples and were well catered for. The beverage table in the room was full of delightful goodies and the... More

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NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and all the lovely things you had to say about us and Nanny Brow. As you said in your review Nanny Brow is a beautiful Arts and Crafts house that we have sympathetically restored. It is featured in a book just published called The Arts & Craft Houses of The Lake District. which is well... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently booked two nights and while I can't fault the cleanliness or fittings in the rooms, the owners welcome was frosty and the small things we requested (glasses for the room, taxis booking) seemed like we were really putting them out. I could have put this down to simply an off day but after we left I realised I'd... More

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NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

We were rather taken aback by your review and feel that we should explain our side. We are pleased you could not fault the cleanliness of the room or the fittings. We are however surprised and upset that you felt that our welcome was frosty and that when requesting glasses and a taxi you were putting us out. This was... More

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely weekend stay at Nanny Brow. It's in an excellent position, both for walking from the door, and for getting easily into Ambleside or Grasmere to eat. We stayed in one of the new Garden Suites - the Kentmere - and it was beautiful, with a fantastic view, and a little seating area outside. That was perfect... More

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NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We were delighted to read how much you had enjoyed staying with us and in particular Kentmere one of our New Junior Suites (Kentmere, Grasmere and Buttermere). Since opening them this Easter they have proven to be really popular with our guests and we are pleased you enjoyed sitting out on the private seating... More

Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really beautiful hotel and location. The room was spotlessly clean, with lots of attention to detail the home made passion cake was excellent. Personally never has a breakfast experience like it good fresh produce served with a smiling face really fantastic. One of the few places my partner and I were sad to leave. A big thank you to everyone... More

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NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for your heart felt review we can see from it that you really didn’t want to leave. It’s so lovely to hear that our guests appreciate all our hard work and attention to detail. We feel strongly that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and always try to deliver excellent locally sourced produce freshly cooked... More

Herts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned after a wonderful stay at the Nanny Brow B & B, I would fully recommend anybody to visit, lying just outside Ambleside with fantastic views and walks onto the fells from the back of the Hotel. A break I will remember for a very long while.

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NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write the review and recommending us. We are so lucky to have such stunning views from here and private access onto the fells behind us giving access onto the National Trust land (Fishgarths Woods), which are semi ancient woodlands leading to Todd crag and then to Loughrigg fell. From Sue More

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Address: Clappersgate, Ambleside LA22 9NF, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Nanny Brow 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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