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Lapwings Barn Bed & Breakfast

Howestone Barn | Whinfell, Kendal LA8 9EQ, England
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Lapwings Barn Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #18 of 40 Kendal B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Harrogate, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We were on the last leg of the Dalesway and Lapwings Barn was an Oasis at the end of a long and tiring day! Not just a bedroom - but a lovely balconied living room on the first floor with cosy wood burner and bedroom/shower room downstairs. Rick was the perfect attentive host - he brought a delicious expertly prepared... More

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England
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18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Having previously stayed here for a couple of days in the summer of 2012 and had a great experience we returned for a 3 night stay in late November 2013. We were looked after very well by Gill and Rick. This is a self contained bedroom, ensuite and upstairs mezzanine living room with balcony. It was kept pleasantly warm during... More

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Sunbury-on-Thames,United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Seriously, you would be hard pushed to find a better place to stay anywhere in the UK. My friend and I only stayed the one night but I wish it could have been longer and will definitely be back. Rick the host was warm, and welcoming and genuine. The room was clean, warm and the beds very very comfortable. A... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

My friend and I stayed for only one night in curlew quarters en route back to Surrey from Scotland. Would love to have spent afew days here. A very warm welcome from our host Rick who showed us to our room insisting on carrying our bags. Room is extremely comfotable and cosy with homemade cake and fresh milk and all... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We wanted somewhere quiet, comfortable and affordable for a few days at the end of August. Found Lapwings Barn online and then read the reviews - could it really be that good? Yes, it could! Ric and Gill (who makes the most delicious cakes) couldn't have been more helpful and hospitable, and the accommodation was just delightful, with the upstairs... More

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Hampshire, England
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Booked for just one night when going to a party in Kendal and couldn't get accommodation in town - but wished we'd stayed longer. It's a dinky little place with bedroom and shower room downstairs (with porch with bench seats and room for muddy boots), and bright lounge with balcony upstairs. The lounge has a little table plus fridge and... More

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York, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2011

Ricardo and Gill offer genuine hospitality set to a back drop of comfortable furnishings and peaceful surroundings. Most impressive is their commitment to fine food - the most delicious bacon, breads and jams! The wood burning stove is a treat too. I recommend Lapwings very highly.

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York
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6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2011

Where to begin. Firstly the hospitality. Rick is everything you would want from a host; interesting, laid back, friendly and can't do enough for you. He is absolutely the sort of person who should be in the hospitality industry. Meeting the rest of the family just reinforced this impression as they were all warm and very helpful. The accommodation is... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2010

A very warm and genuine welcome from Rick, very comfortable room with woodburning stove and sitting area, with bedroom below. very nice bathroom. Best of all Rick conjured up a classic mexican breakfast for me as I need gluten free diet and what a treat that was. After 2 weeks touring the country celebrating a big birthday this is the... More

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Cheshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2010

Stayed here for 2 nights in the ground floor quarters with a little gravel patio area outside the door. It is very quiet and in the middle of great countryside. The room was very comfortable and it had a very nice bathroom. You order the breakfast the night before and it is delivered to your room at the time you... More

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Additional Information about Lapwings Barn Bed & Breakfast

Address: Howestone Barn | Whinfell, Kendal LA8 9EQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
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Ranked #18 of 40 B&Bs / Inns in Kendal
Also Known As:
Lapwings Barn Bed & Breakfast Kendal, Lake District

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