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Crow How Country Guest House

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Rydal Road, Ambleside LA22 9PN, England
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Ranked #10 of 82 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've stayed at Crow How several times now and it is always perfect. Friendly welcome, beautiful room, comfy bed and scrumptious breakfast. A lovely quiet setting just a few minutes walk from Ambleside, I can't think of a nicer place.

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15 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my first time to the Lake District and I heard Ambleside was a nice place to start.Crow How is in walking distance of the town but in a very peaceful location, a big plus is no road noise. I chose this b n b because of the good reviews and being able to park two motorbikes safely was... More

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CrowHow, Owner at Crow How Country Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, it is always nice to welcome fellow bikers to Crow How. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, ride safe. John More

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This B&B was absolutely perfect for us. We were in the middle of a 10 week trip and stayed three nights. We had chosen this location many months earlier when organising our trip as the location appealed - being close enough to Ambleside to walk for dinner etc and within easy driving distance of other attractions but far enough away... More

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CrowHow, Owner at Crow How Country Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are happy that your experience of Crow How was a pleasurable one. It is always a pleasure to welcome new guest's, and we hope we may see you again. don't forget that booking direct with us either by phone or through our website secures you the best rates, plus the room of your choice.... More

Grimsby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been coming to the Lake District since 2004. Firstly we stayed a couple of times at a B&B in Clappersgate, just outside Ambleside. Then in 2006 we stayed in Keswick, due to us having a dog. By 2007 we tried looking for a B&B on the outskirts of Ambleside as we like to town and enjoy the restaurants... More

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CrowHow, Owner at Crow How Country Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you both for your comprehensive review of Crow How, it is always nice to welcome you both back again, and good to know we are still coming up to expectations, We will look forward to seeing you both again soon. Don't forget that if booking again, best rates and the room of your choice may be obtained by booking... More

Devizes, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A beautiful location not far from Ambleside, but situated away from the main road gives a feeling of being far more remote. Just the sound of sheep, birds and the odd tractor. Wonderful. Our immaculate, spacious room with four poster bed had lovely views over towards Loughrigg. We had a fantastic 5 day stay with perfect breakfasts and Crow How... More

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CrowHow, Owner at Crow How Country Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your full review of Crow How Country Guest House, we are so pleased that you found your week with us so pleasurable. We always try to provide a peaceful and relaxing experience for our guest's. Hope we may see you again in the future. Don't forget if booking again, to do so direct by phone, or via... More

Oswestry, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the perfect place for couples looking to explore the Lake District. Immaculately kept to a high standard, this old Country Guest House is set in a tranquil location with Ambleside its shops and restaurants a 15 minute walk away. Our room (No 2) was both spacious and spotless with a nice view of sheep grazing in the local... More

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CrowHow, Owner at Crow How Country Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, the team here at Crow How are constantly working on keeping up the standards we have set, we are glad that we exceeded expectations.Don't forget that if booking again, best rates and the room of your choice may be obtained by booking online via our own website, or direct by phone. John. More

Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just a gorgeous place. Situated far off the main road away from any noise on an old farm. It's a great big old country house with very large rooms. It has a very comfy home like feel to it. Our room had a large tv with blue ray player and we were delighted to choose from a selection... More

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CrowHow, Owner at Crow How Country Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your favourable review of Crow How, the team here are very pleased that you found your stay so enjoyable, (We like it here but we are a bit biased).it was a pleasure to have had you as guest's We hope maybe to see you again. Don't forget to book direct with us by phone or via our... More

Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at crow how last weekend and had a lovely time, the room was spacious and kept to a high standard, immaculate and clean, the bathroom was just as spacious and totally relaxing. We stayed in a premier room and was worth the money. Set on the grounds of a working farm it was lovely to see the sheep... More

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CrowHow, Owner at Crow How Country Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, the team here at Crow How are constantly working on keeping up the standards we have set, we are glad that we exceeded expectations.Don't forget that if booking again, best rates and the room of your choice may be obtained by booking online via our own website, or direct by phone. John. More

Bilthoven, The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the Lake District for the first time and looked for a quiet place, good parking and within easy reach of restaurants. We found it. Fully concur with all the other positive statements on this B&B. Very clean, very quiet and with a 15 minute walk you are at the restaurants in Ambleside. Could not have... More

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CrowHow, Owner at Crow How Country Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Crow How, all reviews (good or not so good) give us the feedback we need to continue to try and improve the experience that we offer, and it is satisfying to us all here when our guest's validate our efforts. John. Don't forget if booking again, to do so direct by phone,... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely house. Short walk (15 mins) into ambleside with good restaurants, shops etc. Staff very friendly and breakfast excellent. The room we had was very clean, as were all access areas. Garden lovely and gets the sun in the evening - nice to sit out with a drink in. Would stay again.

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CrowHow, Owner at Crow How Country Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of Crow How, we are pleased that your stay was a pleasurable one, and that you enjoyed the quiet serenity of Crow How, hope to welcome you here again maybe for a longer stay. P/S Don't forget that booking direct with us either by phone or through our online booking... More

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Address: Rydal Road, Ambleside LA22 9PN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Crow How Country Guest House 4*
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Nestling in a stunning rural setting in the historic Rydal Valley amidst the fells, this grand Victorian building was built as a farm house in 1848 from the stones of ancient Rydal Hall, before being converted into a Country Guest House in the early 1930's. Set in our own 2 acre gardens Crow How has been sympathetically renovated to provide you with a perfect base to explore the beautiful Lake District. ... more   less 
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