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West Vale Country House

Far Sawrey, Ambleside LA22 0LQ, England
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Ranked #21 of 82 Ambleside B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent location, friendly staff that made us feel welcome and a great award winning breakfast. Venue is well kept and spotlessly clean, rooms are lovely with a modernized, sparkling bathroom providing all mod cons. A great experience on a whole, would stay again for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Myself and fiancée stayed for three nights seeking a comfortable and relaxing stay. The B and B has a secluded feel but in walking distance to various pubs / restaurants and a short drive to hawkshead made it perfect for us. Made to feel really welcome and at home on arrival and throughout our stay with nothing too much trouble... More

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just returned from an overnight stay at West Vale. We booked last minute with booking.com and everything went smoothly. We even got a courtesy call to see what time we would be arriving. The house itself is of a very high standard and extremely clean, our glass of complimentary sherry on arrival went down a treat after our... More

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to west vale and would definitely return and recommend this lovely country house. Room was lovely owners were very nice and location perfect for peaceful stay. A must if staying in the Lake District

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights at West Vale and enjoyed top class service in all areas. The room was clean and fresh smelling every day , bathroom facilities first class with space and water pressure as well! This B&B is located in a marvellous spot with great walks to Beatrix Potters cottage and local hamlets and pubs. We took different routes... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found that everything about our stay was perfect from our meet and greet to our departure. We stayed for 2 nights which we thoroughly enjoyed, the staff were brilliant, the food was amazing and the room was magnificent. The staff took there time to direct us to pubs, towns and tourist destinations when ever we asked. We will definately... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned to west vale after 3years. It was still the same has our 1st visit .it was an amazing stay . Very clean cannot fault this country home at all .every time we go back to the Lake District we will not stay any were else. The owners are so friendly breakfast is amazing. Very good location and peaceful.

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Staffin, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything about our stay was wonderful. The room was modern, bright and comfortable with the feeling of luxury with all the added touches. Really tasty breakfast served by thoughtful hosts. We will defiantly be staying there again. Hopefully soon.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We returned to West Vale 20 years since we last stayed there (different owners then) as it was our 20 year wedding anniversary. We love the area with the rolling green hills and new born lambs outside the window and we loved our stay. Room 4 is a 'superior room' with a 4 post bed and luxury ensuite and it... More

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WestValeOwners, Owner at West Vale Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and both Dee and I hope you don't leave it another 20 years More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I booked 2 nights at West Vale as part of a birthday surprise for my husband, and couldn't have picked anywhere better. The day before we travelled Glynn called to check our arrival time, and also offered us a room upgrade from superior to deluxe at a reduced rate, which we agreed to. Both Glynn and Dee were terrific hosts,... More

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WestValeOwners, Owner at West Vale Country House, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to help with your birthday surprise Many thanks for your kind comments about your room and breakfasts. Thank you for choosing to stay with us at West Vale and look forward to your next visit. More

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Address: Far Sawrey, Ambleside LA22 0LQ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Also Known As:
West Vale County Hotel
West Vale County Ambleside
West Vale Country House Ambleside, Lake District

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Nestled deep in the heart of the Lake District National Park on the edge of the village of Far Sawrey you will find West Vale Country House an idyillic small retreat where you can escape and leave your cares behind This stunning location overlooks Grizedale Forest The Old Man of Coniston and the surrounding area is a pot-pourri of cultural historical and architectural gems as Beatrix Potters Cottage Brantwood Holker Hall Dove Cottage and Levens Hall ... more   less 
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