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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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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TOWIE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We knew we were going to like Nanny Brow when we were greeted by the cat as we parked the car, and saw the lovely views of the Brathay valley and the fells in the distance. The house has been beautifully resorted, and our room was delightful. It was comfortable, with original features and again a wonderful view. The bed... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review it and all the things you said about us and Nanny Brow. I am so pleased you liked the house and the wonderful views down the valley from the front. Our lovely friendly cat Kewi, has had a treat for her tea tonight for welcoming you so well to Nanny Brow. Janet is delighted... More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nanny Brow is an important Arts & Crafts house and garden. It's restoration is exquisite but not precious. We had the Brathay Suite; it is spacious & comfortable with stunning views of the Langdale Fells which looked Alpine in last week's snow. Your bed is sumptuous, breakfast time is a treat, your car is just a few strides from the... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Dear Jack & Margaret, Thank you for your lovely review and saying we are the best in The Lakes, it was most kind of you both. I was delighted to hear how much you had enjoyed your stay with us and the delights of this beautiful Arts and Crafts house.We look forward to seeing you both soon. Sue More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the minute we arrived we were made to feel at home, all the staff are so warm and welcoming, they chatted to us like we were their friends. We are new to the Lake District and had no clue where to go or where to visit, but Sue (the owner) was kind enough to get out the map and... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and opening statement about how friendly all the staff are here. We are a small team and we were all delighted to read what you had to say about us especially your comment saying we made you feel like friends. We all try really hard to ensure all our guests have a relaxing stay at... More 

Walsall
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment you arrive you can see that your stay is going to be something special, the sweeping drive that climbs to the beautiful house that has character in abundance announces you have chosen well. The setting and views are stunning even at this time of year, you enter the residence and immediately realise that the ambience is something... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for you simply humbling review. Nanny Brow is as you said simply the most beautiful Arts and Crafts House set high on its own private fell side commanding stunning views down the valley. We have lovingly restored the house over the past few years to give us 13 bedrooms with a 14th ready for Easter 2015 leaving just... More 

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

We chose Nanny Brow after reading the many excellent reviews on Trip Advisor and have already recommended to a number of friends! The house has been beautifully restored and sits in the most breathtaking landscape. A great deal of thought has gone into offering a premium service which puts this luxury B&B way ahead of its competition, everything from the... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you Nikki for your lovely review, you obviously got what Nanny Brow is all about and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for already recommending us to family and friends. There is no better form of marketing than personal recommendations. From all the staff and myself thank you again for your lovely comments and... More 

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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in Nanny Brow for a night in Feb, based on the recommendations on Trip Advisor. We're glad we did, it isn't cheap but you definitely get what you pay for. So what do you get? First, we got a warm greeting from Susan the owner plus their dogs (and cat!). Second, we got a very... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and the wonderful comments about us all here at Nanny Brow. We just loved your strap line for your review and we are so pleased that your treat was all you could have wanted. We look forward to welcoming you back now you have discovered us. Sue More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have just spent the weekend at Nanny Brow, had the best weekend break thanks to the warm & friendly welcome from sue and the team. It felt more like staying with friends then a luxury bed and breakfast. We loved the cake in our rooms everyday, the breakfasts were amazing and looking forward to our next visit. We will... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Dear Penny, Thank you for your lovely review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your weekend so much with us. It was lovely chatting to you both and thank you for walking the dogs around the garden 1st thing each morning they really enjoyed it. It was a pleasure showing you both all the rooms and our New room... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Chose Nanny View based on the highly recommended breakfast, amongst other things. Wasn't disappointed! Breakfast was delicious and plentiful, which helps with a day of walking ahead. The staff were very helpful and provided some great advice on local walks. The room was clean and pleasant. The provision of cake or biscuits in the room on a daily basis is... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review Marc. I think you must be the first person who has chosen to stay with us for our breakfasts …what a compliment and I am delighted we did not disappoint. I have passed on your comments to our staff who were really touched by your kind words. Thank you for recommending us to others... More 

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