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Nanny Brow

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Clappersgate, Ambleside LA22 9NF, England
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We could not fault Nanny Brow when we stayed last September. Our room was clean, airy spacious and comfortable with a superb view up the valley toward Wrynose Pass. Bed was very comfortable. The house strikes the balance between character and modern comfort on the nail. Breakfast was up to the same standard. The family owners and staff were firendly... More 

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent a romantic pre-valentines weekend in this Art & Crafts house- it's beautifully decorated in period style. Large comfortable rooms - ours had a stunning view despite the constant rain. Emma is a great host & the breakfast is delicious. There is no meal option here so plan ahead, Ambleside is a 5 minute drive, £6 in a taxi... More 

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Cleator Moor, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful place to stay, about a mile outside Ambleside.( But, an easy walk into town.) Always a friendly welcome. Freshly made cakes in the room on arrival. Luxurious room. Huge bathroom. Lovely and peaceful. Delicious breakfast.....Look forward to the next special occasion, so we can go back.

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Thank Linda M
Susan_NannyBrow, Manager at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Linda, Thank you for your five-star review. It is lovely to hear that you and Paul enjoyed another visit to Nanny Brow. Being located a mile outside of Ambleside does mean that we get spectacular views and as you mentioned, the peace and quiet, without being too rural. Whitwell Suite is a luxurious room and we are delighted it exceeded... More 

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

This was the fourth time I have stayed at Nanny Brow, latest occasion when I was able to persuade my wife to join me on a short fell-walking break. Having travelled to Lakeland regularly over the last 25 years and fairly recently having found this perfect haven, I (we ) wouldn't wish to stay anywhere else. Susan and Emma -... More 

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Thank Terence B
Susan_NannyBrow, Manager at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Terence, It is always a pleasure having you come to stay with us at Nanny Brow. We are delighted to hear that your fourth visit to us was just as good as your first. It was lovely to read that you felt the welcome and service that you received from Sue and myself was so warm and welcoming. We look... More 

Merseyside, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was beautiful. Fabulous views, comfy bed and huge bathroom. Homemade cake in our room both days. A lovely friendly welcome from the family who have put so much thought and attention into every detail. Breakfast was delicious.

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Susan_NannyBrow, Manager at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Rachel, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay and what a lovely review it is. Now you've discovered Nanny Brow we hope we'll have the pleasure of welcoming you back very soon. Emma More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a room facing the front of the building with a BEAUTIFUL view! A winding river and trees, along with the fireworks on New Years Eve at midnight! The breakfast here is amazing, and they are very helpful. They helped us book our taxi's and gave us some suggestions as to where to go eat! They offered canapes and... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Manager at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Paige. It was lovely meeting you both at New Years and thank you for joining us down in the lounge for drinks and canapes. We always find it a social time of year and its lovely to see the family and guests interacting with one another. Thank you so much for your kind words, it is really appreciated. We try... More 

Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are individually decorated to suit the Arts and Crafts era the house was built in. The rooms are very comfortable with original furniture; this is no generic hotel, or B&B stay. Attention has been paid to the design, finishing and comfort of the the rooms and public areas. The bed was very comfortable. Every effort has been made... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Manager at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Sheryl, Thank you for your review. I hope you both are well and are enjoying your travels. It was lovely to meet you both and Kiwi (the cat) kept coming to the front door for attention after you had left. We strive hard to offer our guests a unique and memorable experience and it was so lovely to read that... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

What an amazing place to stay, thank you so much Sue Pete Emma and staff for making us so welcome -the room was lovely with the most stunning views & a breakfast to really look forward too. Advice from Pete on which walks to take depending on the effort & time that we wished to put in were greatly appreciated... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Manager at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Mike, Thank you very much for reviewing your stay at Nanny Brow. As a family we try to work closely as a team and it was lovely to hear that you felt like we all contributed to your stay and experience. We have in fact just been shortlisted for family business of the year for the North. This would not... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

The quality of the accommodation was apparent as soon as we arrived. We were greeted with a very warm welcome and instantly felt as if we were at home. Our room was one of the feature rooms (Brathay suite) which had exceptional views, from all windows. A truly pleasurable experience and one which will be repeated. Excellent!!!

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Susan_NannyBrow, Manager at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Simon, Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us at Nanny Brow. We are so pleased that you had a good time and that you felt at home. We are a family business and we enjoy having people coming to stay with us and are delighted that it came across in your time with us. Brathay Site was... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We've just had our 4th stay at Nanny Brow and the rooms, service and breakfast remain consistently excellent. Sue's homemade cakes are a real treat, you can understand why Michel Roux Jnr gave them his seal of approval! Thanks to Sue, Pete & Emma for another great stay - and to Josh & Miffey for their usual warm welcome. See... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Manager at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to stay with us again. There is nothing more rewarding than seeing guests come back time and time again and enjoying their stay. It is always lovely to see you both and we look forward to seeing you both again soon. Emma More 

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