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Fowl Ing Lane, Kendal LA9 6PH, England
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Wainwright House
Ranked #17 of 41 Kendal B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was guided to this place by the tourist information shop in Kendal and am so glad I stayed there. Shirley and David are the perfect hosts, so attentive yet very discreet, and I felt so relaxed and at home.The room was very comfortable, far than I had expected for the price. It was so nice staying there that I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wainwright House is a perfect place to relax and unwind around home-comforts. Dave and Shirley are extremely welcoming and were very attentive to our needs- not just at breakfast time! We stayed in the twin room, which has a lovely view of Hay Fell to the rear of the house. There is also a spacious lounge area (very well-equipped with... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Great location, delightful hosts and a characterful, comfortable house. David and Shirley were welcoming, yet discreet, hosts. If you're planning a trip to the Lakes, this would be a great place to base yourself.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

A beautiful house in a beautiful spot with lovely hosts. David and Shirley gave us a very warm welcome to their home, which is full of character and ideally located in this spectacular countryside. With comfy beds, a great breakfast and a genuinely interesting past, Wainwright House is the perfect base to explore Lakeland. Highly recommended.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Wainwright House was everything I could have wanted from a B&B on my stay in Kendal. It is situated in a quiet area, just north of Kendal but within 10 minutes walk of the town, no traffic noise, just the sound of the dawn chorus to wake me up. My comfortable room faced the fells and was nicely furnished and... More

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Fabulous situation, with easy access to Kendal and the fell behind. This B&B is a real 'home from home', with great breakfasts and a wide variety of options to satisfy my 2 hungry boys. The owners Shirley and David were fantastic at being attentive but unintrusive, and kindly let my son use the shower after his fell race, he was... More

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Driffield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Good clean B & B accommodation nothing too much trouble. Interesting connection with Alfred Wainwright. David and Shirley are very friendly and made us feel very welcome. Excellent cooked breakfasts. Ideal for anyone wishing to stay in Wainwright country. Nice and quiet and plenty of parking space. Very good value. We will be back again.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Briliant! .... It cost about £40 and I stayed in a period bedroom and it included an absolutely delicious fried breakfast with the best bacon and sausages ever. David and Shirley were and helpful and very kind and hospitable. i would definitely recommend anyone to stay there.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Wainwright House is a lovely building steeped in Wainwright historical associations with spacious gardens and trees all around. It is peaceful and yet within walking distance of Kendal town centre, about 10 minutes away. You can walk from the house up into the hills behind. The owners are just lovely, so friendly and welcoming and nothing is too much trouble.... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

A small yet clean B&B located just 10 minutes walk outside of town. The service were friendly and helpful, the owners sure has sense of humour :))). I really enjoyed my stay in Wainwright and would love to come back next year :). There is a pathway just around the gate entrance, which lead to the top of the hills... More

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Address: Fowl Ing Lane, Kendal LA9 6PH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Also Known As:
Wainwright House Kendal, Lake District

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