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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
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second visit to Nanny Brow, in need of a much needed break... And Nanny Brow was as beautiful as we'd remembered. The house is absolutely stunning & the rooms are very tastefully decorated/ furnished. Sue & Mark are very friendly & welcoming... They are very informative & helpful when wanting to know where to eat/ what to do etc.... More

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

It was lovely to see the two of you again and we were so pleased to read that you had enjoyed your stay and felt so at home here at Nanny Brow. Langdale suite is a beautiful room and the original floor to ceiling arched windows in the bedroom are as stunning as the views into the gardens and fells... More

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderfully situated Hotel amidst stunning scenery. This is our second visit and as before made most welcome by the hosts Sue & Mark. You we're made to feel part of the family. The rooms we're beautifully decorated with up to-date en-suite facilities. We were shown the newly finished extension and the degree of detail in everything within was a... More

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you Graeme and Rosie, for your lovely review on trip advisor, it was a delight to meet you both again and catch up. I am so pleased you like the new rooms that we opened in the northern wing of the house this Easter. They have proven to be really popular with our guests. It was most kind of... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely country house is a must for anyone who appreciates tasteful and stylish décor. So much effort, thought and detail has been put into this special place. This is our third visit and the place just gets better and better. We had the opportunity to look around the new garden suites, Kentmere and Grasmere which are both inspirational and... More

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

It was a delight to see you both again and your friends. Thank you for all the lovely things you said about us in your review. It was a delight showing you the three new rooms we opened this Easter in the northern wing of the house Buttermere, Grasmere and Kentmere. As with all the rooms at Nanny Brow they... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived for a two day rest and relaxation leaving our 3 & 5 year olds behind. It was a break well over due and we couldn't have picked a more perfect place to re-charge our batteries! On arrival we were struck by the stunning property, looking out over stunning views of the lakes. We were met by Sue the owner... More

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review on trip advisor. It was lovely to hear that you felt that we fulfilled all your requirements for a well over due break and total relaxation. As you said the views down the valley from the front of the house are stunning and I love watching the seasons change, and... More

Altrincham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only spent one night at Nanny Brow but it was the perfect get away and we would definitely return. The building is stunningly renovated and the internal decor tasteful. Sue and Mark are perfect hosts and make you feel instantly welcome. A real gem of a place to stay, I have no hesitations in recommending it to others.

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review. Like wise it was delightful meeting you, all be it for only one night. We hope you will be able to return soon and stay longer. All the best Sue More

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

When I found out my Sister-in-Law was getting married in the Lakes I was doubly excited as both my parents-in-law and my husband and I got engaged in the Lakes, so it seemed fitting for them to take the next step in such a special place. The happy couple opted for an intimate wedding with just 18 guests and they... More

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for the taking the time to write your lovely review and for all the lovely things you said about us. Mark smiled when he read you special thanks to him re the wedding cake. We are delighted that you shared the excitement of the bride and groom in having their wedding here at Nanny Brow. We specialise in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This weekend was spent at Nanny Brow with our family and friends, who watched us get married and then celebrated with us all weekend. We would like to thank Sue and Mark, for both their help and patience in the preparations of the most important day of our lives and also for ensuring our wedding weekend went smoothly and perfectly.... More

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Dear Kath & Gavin, It was an absolute pleasure hosting your wedding and we are all delighted that you felt the most important day of your lives went so smoothly and perfectly. We would again like to wish you both much happiness in your married life together. After all the months of preparations it was delightful to meet all your... More

Cirencester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Nanny Brow for a week and it was truly wonderful. If you like the Arts and Crafts style, and we do, you won't find a better place than this. The building itself has been renovated and furnished to a very high standard. The gardens are extensive, with the autumn colours looking splendid. The view down the valley... More

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, it was delightful meeting you both and your mother in law and getting to know you all over the week. You choose a lovely time of year to visit with the autumn colours and the ever changing scenery which were spectaculart from the rooms you had. Nanny Brow is steeped in history and we... More

Co. Durham, UK
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the initial contact to the our actual stay, the owner could not have been more efficient and helpful. 25 years after our wedding night we stayed again at Nanny Brow to celebrate our silver anniversary. The views are still as stunning but the hotel is more lovely and we may not wait another 25 years before going back again!

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and we are delighted that you were able to celebrate your 25th Wedding Anniversary here after spending your honeymoon here. It’s so gratifying to hear that you felt “we were more lovely than when you stayed 25years ago”. We all try hard to ensure that our guest experience is first class and I thank... More

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

Incredible hotel - whether you are visiting to marvel at the Arts and crafts renovation to former glory and the themed rooms or just visiting to relax in a beautiful house with stunning views you will not be disappointed. Great informative hosts and charming residence. Breakfast is very good there are cakes served to your room. It is only a... More

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Susan_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 your stay here. You obviously enjoy the Arts and Crafts era and appreciated the renovations we have undertaken to restore this beautiful house to its origins. You may be interested in a book that was published in September this year called The Arts and... 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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