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Ambleside LA22 9LQ, England
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Kirkstone Pass Inn
Ranked #69 of 84 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
22 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Stopped by here for lunch just after New Year. There's no doubting the amazing location and views from this place, and I imagine if you can sit outside in the summer and take those in, your experience would be hard to beat. But mid winter drew us inside. We arrived just after it opened. The open fire had not been... More 

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Geel, Antwerpen, Belgium
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We were cycling last year. The night was arriving and we had no place to stay, no time to decent with the bikes in nighttime. We arrived at Kirkstone Pass Inn, but it was closed. We saw there was some light in a kitchen. There were to people. They were housekeepers. They ran off to check with the owner if... More 

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Whilst enjoying the Christmas holiday my wife and I decided to take a drive along Ullswater Lake up to the Kirkstone Pass Inn on what was a spectacular winter's day. The lake was simply stunning! We arrived at the pub just as the sun was dipping below the horizon. It has clearly been a busy day for the pub -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Booked for two nights for a party of four for 29th and 30th December. Arrived at the Bunkhouse which is very basic but very reasonable for £10 per night. The bunkhouse has hot showers but no kettle however the landlord was happy to fill our flasks up with hot water. Had evening meal in the pub one night and was... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Hello world, I know that over a thousand people have read my last review on the Kirkstone pass Inn in Cumbria,thanks. Ok so my wife and myself returned on the 07,09,14, the wheather this time was pleasent and definately not as cold as the November visit of 2013, this made a considerable difference, location location location, maybe important but in... More 

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towcester
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Having been touring around Ambleside and Grasmere and heading back to accommodation we came across literally this pub and stopped for a lunch snack. Welcoming, dog friendly and good food. Although we only had a snack - me toasted tea cake with run butter very tasty and my partner brie and bacon baguette with salad - we did see various... More 

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch last week. The service was indifferent, verging on rude, the beer was ok - nothing special, but not awful - but it was the food I had a problem with. I paid £6.95 each for baguettes and had expected something half decent for that. How wrong I was....what we actually got was a still warm... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

lovely pub near the top of Kirkstone Pass, which is a great pass, fun to drive up and not to scary like some of the passes. The pub is quaint, friendly staff, oldie world decor with a brilliant remote location. allow yourself 30 mins to stop here, enjoy the peace in the garden and let the world slow down around... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
25 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We popped in for coffee & teacakes (served with delicious rum butter and jam). What a fantastic inn with bags of charm and character and a gorgeous open fire. Definitely worth a visit especially before or after trying out one of the walks which are accessible directly from the inn car park. We did Red Scree's which is 3/4 mile... More 

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London
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106 reviews 106 reviews
35 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

Kirkstone pass inn Brilliant location for a pub. A great novelty USP located as it is at the very top of the pass.  A welcoming fire burning inside.  Strange bar area itself, resembled more a village shop counter then a public house bar.  It had a large menu, which isn't always a good thing as it just stresses it is... More 

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Address: Ambleside LA22 9LQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Kirkstone Pass Hotel Ambleside
Kirkstone Pass Inn Ambleside, Lake District

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