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Nanny Brow

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Clappersgate, Ambleside LA22 9NF, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Melrose, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have just enjoyed a superb relaxing week away at Nanny Brow and found everything excellent from the initial warm welcome and being looked after so well by Sue and Janet for the week, to the superb location and easy access to some of the most picturesque walking and cycling routes in the central Lakes. Stunning location and warm, sincere... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Dear Jim & Linda, Thank you for your lovely review. It was a delight having you to stay with us and getting to know you both over the week. Also hearing which peaks you had climbed or cycle routes you had cycled each morning during breakfast made Janet and I feel positively lazy. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay... More 

Wigan, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Nanny Brow this weekend it was a lovely place to stay set in wonderful grounds and surrounded by beautiful panoramic views. The staff were very helpful nothing too much trouble, breakfast was the best we have had. The room was furnished to a very high standard and the fresh cake was a lovely treat to come back... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about us and for the lovely things you had to say about us. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and felt our breakfasts were the best you have had. We look forward to welcoming you back to Nanny Brow.Sue More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We feel very fortunate to have spent Easter weekend at Nanny Brow; what a treat. We usually stay in the Whitwell Suite which is a delightful room but this time we stayed in one of the new 'double decker' rooms ( Loweswater ), which overlooks the gardens and magnificent views beyond. There is a small balcony with seating area where... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We were all delighted you like our new double decker suite "Loweswater" and it was especially nice that you were the 1st guests to stay in there as you have become good friends as well as regular visitors. I am pleased you left some room surprises for the next guest while still giving them... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic stay, I had seven moments when I contacted a staff member and they were all so sincere, polite and helpful. From local knowledge, where to go, eat, walk etc. The B&B is based in its own private crag and if you want somewhere to be based for unique walks then this is the place to be. My best stay... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Dear Vik, I am delighted you enjoyed your stay here and thank you for your lovely review. We love having a dialogue with our guests before they arrive and I am so pleased that during the 7 conversations you had with us prior to your arrival you found us all to be sincere, polite and helpful. I have passed your... More 

County Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Nanny Brow for the first time yesterday & it will definitely not be our last!.We booked last minute just for one night but we wished we had booked for longer. From the moment we set foot into this hotel we were greeted with a warm & friendly welcome by Sue (the owner) & from that moment on... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Dear Janice, Thank you for wonderful review or in your words wow review. I am delighted that you felt so a home from the moment you arrived at Nanny Brow We strive so hard to achieve this discretely and its so gratifying when we hear from our guests that we have achieved it., As a bed and breakfast it is... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would just like to say, this is the most perfect, exquisite venue to spend your wedding night! The bridal suite at Nanny Brow. The location, the hospitality, the service & attention to detail were 'second to none'! Thank you so so much & we look forward to returning to Nanny Brow on our first anniversary. Just perfect! Karl &... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Dear Karl & Kirsty, Thank you for your lovely review, we were delighted to read how much you had enjoyed your honeymoon night with us at Nanny Brow. It was lovely seeing you come down the stairs in your beautiful dress and helping you into the car then returning in the evening as Mr & Mrs. Our congratulations to you... More 

Wirral, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We felt so at home at once. A lovely room , Breakfast was excellent , freshly cooked and served with a smile .We will return and that is a promise ! Over the years that we have visited the area we have always wanted to drive up to Nanny Brow ,this we did ,and were not dissapointed.

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

I am so pleased you ventured up our drive and stayed at Nanny Brow after wanting to for so long. Thank you for your lovely comment about feeling so at home at once we were all so pleased we made you feel this way. We look forward to seeing you soon. Sue More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We originally booked in at the Churchill Inn in Ambleside, and after a horrific hour of no hot water, rude staff and unpleasant sports bar we left the premises! With nowhere to go we quickly searched online and saw Nanny Brow down the road had one room left! So we snapped it up! I was so cold and wet from... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

I was so sad to hear of you bad experience at the first place you had booked as it shows The Lake District in a bad light. However on the flip side it was a delight to meet you both and I am so pleased that you felt that we had rescued your weekend. Thank you for all the lovely... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've stayed at Nanny Brow three times now, each time we've had a fabulous stay and always received a warm welcome. The rooms are very comfortable and clean, and the breakfasts are excellent. The Arts & Crafts house is beautiful and make a stay there all the more interesting. A great location for exploring the Lakes, with Ambleside a very... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

It was delightful to see you both again and thank you for taking the time to write another review. Our returning guest are so important to us and we are delighted that you are still enjoying Nanny Brow. We look forward to seeing you soon.Sue More 

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12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights in the Sayer Room located in the adjoining annex, we had the bonus of having a seating area downstairs (shared with one other room) plus the use of the beautiful Arts and Crafts Lounge and Bar in the main house. The house has been lovingly restored and the Arts and Crafts furniture are outstanding. Sues taste... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and all the lovely things you had to say about Nanny Brow and the staff. Janet's mention put an extra large smile on the face and she was delighted to read your review. Nanny Brow is not just our family home and business it our passion and its so rewarding to hear from our guests... More 

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