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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   18 Yewdale Road, Coniston, England
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Orchard Cottage
Ranked #2 of 18 Coniston B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Wonderful rural cottage.it has everything you could want.so nice just to sit and watch the birds feeding in the tree outside the window. Jenny couldnt have done any more to make our stay more enjoyable,nothing was too much bother.it was so nice that we have booked to stay again.

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palmerConiston, Owner at Orchard Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your review, isn't it lovely that we are having a summer where you can sit and watch the World go by whilst having your breakfast. Our own ducks are often the source of the entertainment as they have their regular walk out in the front garden each morning. More

Huddersfield, UK
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had no idea what to expect when we turned up at the Orchard Cottage absolutely soaked through to the skin - we had walked from Grasmere through several hours of very heavy rain. We were met by one of the family to a warm and friendly welcome; they immediately put up a drying maiden to dry off our clothes... More

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palmerConiston, Owner at Orchard Cottage, responded to this review

How unlucky were you with the weather as we are having such a scorching summer? We are used to drying people out when they arrive but this year wet guests have definitely been in the minority but we do have all the facilities to dry you out. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your walking holiday. Thank you for your... More

Watford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Stayed for a few days to have a touring base for The Lakes. Accommodation was first rate with a very friendly and efficient family staff. The room was immaculate with a very good power shower in the en-suite. Fantastic breakfast and willingness to provide whatever you wanted within reason. On site parking is indeed a bonus. I would have no... More

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palmerConiston, Owner at Orchard Cottage, responded to this review

We are really pleased to read how much you enjoyed your stay at Orchard Cottage and as you mention we are very well placed as a base to tour the rest of the Lake District from. Thank you for taking the time to write your review More

Lausanne, Switzerland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Very pleasant stay. Rooms comfortable and spacious bathroom. Beds a little hard and decor a little old fashioned . Jean and David were very welcoming and breakfast was good with David's own honey. Location was good and parking. Would recommend this b&b .

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palmerConiston, Owner at Orchard Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your review, we try to appeal to all tastes More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Myself and my girlfriend stayed here for one night based on the great reviews. The B&B is a great set-up and situated in the heart of Coniston village, stones throw away from the local pubs and a short distance to stagger home to after a few of the local ales. Our room was spacious and immaculately clean, huge super king... More

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palmerConiston, Owner at Orchard Cottage, responded to this review

We were pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay at Orchard Cottage and found the walk tips useful and like a lot of our other guests enjoyed the shower. As you mention we are only a stones' throw from the village centre so everything is very handy. Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we... More

London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
36 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here recently based on tripadviser reviews, however, we were slightly disappointed. Our room was small and the bed can only be described as hard, so I didn't get a great night's sleep. Not for us.

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palmerConiston, Owner at Orchard Cottage, responded to this review

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

Ideally situated in the village & a very warm welcome on arrival. Delicious cooked breakfast & super fresh fruit salad on offer. Together with home produced honey, what more can you want. Loved it - just sorry we haven't stayed here on previous visits.

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palmerConiston, Owner at Orchard Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your review it would be lovely to see you again if you decide to come back to Coniston. More

Nuneaton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Excellent accomodation and very welcoming and friendly hosts. Secure garage for our bikes which was no trouble and much appreciated. Breakfast was spot on each morning and set us all up for the day. A really enjoyable stay and hope to return soon, many thanks. Dave V

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palmerConiston, Owner at Orchard Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your review and mentioning the secure cycle storage which is just one of the many facilities we can offer our guests. We look forward to seeing you again More

London
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

A tired walking family were made very welcome. Children delighted to have their own ensuite. Great solar powered shower, fairtrade tea and coffee, thought to B+B layout. Great firm bed! Lovely breakfast, and very kind welcome, and very kindly wrapped up a pair of left-behind glasses for us for the Sherpa van man.

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palmerConiston, Owner at Orchard Cottage, responded to this review

Glad to hear you were re-united with your glasses, hope the rest of your walk went ok, thank you for your review More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We stayed here for a 2 night mid week break, and picked it for its central location and good reviews on trip advisor. We were not disappointed. The Black Bull is just a stagger over the road, and Jean is a lovely, friendly host. The room we had was large, comfortable and clean. We had a good nights sleep, and... More

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palmerConiston, Owner at Orchard Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your review and are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your visit to Coniston More

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Address: 18 Yewdale Road, Coniston, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Duddon Valley > Coniston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Orchard Cottage 4*

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Situated in the centre of Coniston village Orchard Cottage offers bed and breakfast accommodation in 3 ground floor en-suite rooms. All rooms are tastefully decorated and include TV's, tea/coffee making facilities and hairdryers. Outside there is a patio area with seating where you can enjoy the award winning garden. Orchard Cottage also has an ample off road car park. Ideally situated on the Cumbria Way and other long distance walks, drying facilities and cycle storage available. Breakfast is served in the dining room and guests have a choice of cereals and fruit, cooked full English breakfast (eggs from our own hens), toast marmalade, honey (from our own bees) & jam. Free WiFi access. ... more   less 
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