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Nanny Brow

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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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Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The guest house is set in wonderful gardens in a beautiful location just outside Ambleside - I was able to walk into the town in twenty minutes - it is along a road without footpaths for some of the way, but it is fine. Plenty of buses for those without cars. Our room had a beautiful view and was furnished... More 

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just arrived home after staying 3 nights at this wonderful B&B. We stayed in the Rydal room whilst my brother and his wife stayed in the Sawrey room which also has a shared lounge making it perfect for family/friends on a break together. We could not fault ANYTHING about this place, the staff were amazing and made us feel so... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 5 nights at Nanny Brow, in the Whitwell Suite which was wonderful, beautifully appointed and luxurious, with fabulous views towards Elterwater and delicious homemade cake for us everyday ! The breakfasts were amazing, we hardly needed to eat until teatime. Sue and her staff could not have been kinder, even helping with a birthday card and ice bucket... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The team were fantastic from the minute we arrived until the day we departed. We stayed in the Kentmere room which gave you wonderful views over the valley . The house has been restored with attention to detail and you must ask for the restoration book. The homemade cake in the room each day was an excellent example of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at Nanny Brow for two nights at the tail-end of our England trip and honeymoon. It was our first proper bed and breakfast and it was the most amazing experience. Everyone is friendly, laid back, and helpful. The room was spacious, bed comfortable, and we got treats each day along with our tea. They had... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming to Ambleside anticipating an intense academic schedule at the nearby campus of the University of Cumbria; the stay at Nanny Brow significantly enhanced the visit. The facility was the first and last observations in such a beautiful part of the world. The proprietors and staff were very kind, generous, and seemingly passionate about a host of customized services provided;... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best views in the lakes and set far away from any bustle. Great couples b&b and they did an amazing job at accommodating my gluten free diet. A few rules but mainly in response to people who have complained about things I imagine as in room book was very detailed, just be proud of how good you are as you'll... More 

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

A beautifully restored arts and crafts house with fabulous views. We stayed here for 3 nights as our daughter was swimming the Great North swim. We are so pleased we found this lovely B &B although that title hardly does it justice. The breakfasts were fantastic, it's a shame we weren't here longer to try everything on the menu! The... More 

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent B & B, and a beautifully appointed Arts & Crafts house maintained to the highest order and with the most helpful and friendly owner and her staff.  The location is perfect for either walking or touring in the Lakes.  Our five-night stay was most enjoyable and the breakfasts are delicious with a good varied menu. Our... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Dear Sue& Graham, There is no better compliment than that paid to us by returning guests, thank you. In spite of there being a gap of three years between your visits I am delighted that myself and the team did not disappoint you and that you found us all to be friendly and helpful. Its lovely when guests stay a... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The standard in this B & B is exellent with friendly and efficient service. They have thought of everything to make your stay enjoyable. The breakfast choice and quality is great. The homemade cake in the room with afternoon tea was a real treat. The location was perfect for visiting the wonderful places in th Lake District. Thank you.

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Dear Kevin, Thank you for posting a review for us and for all the lovely things you had to say about us.You obviously really enjoyed your stay with us and all the little touches, like home made cake in your room for your arrival back from a day of exploring hit the spot. I am delighted you enjoyed your breakfasts... More 

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