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Near Howe Cottages

Mungrisdale, Penrith CA11 0SH, England
Near Howe Cottages
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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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Staffordshire, UK
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114 reviews 114 reviews
19 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

just got back from a short break here and we were both impressed. Steve and Jill welcomed us and were very friendly. The cottage we stayed in was sharp edge and it was really good. It was done to a high standard and it had everything you need. The views were fantastic and the location was perfect as it's not... More 

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NearHoweCottages, Owner at Near Howe Cottages, responded to this review

It's always great to welcome new guests to Near Howe and help them to get the best out of their stay with us. We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back again many times. More 

Wrexham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We have just spent a weekend at Near Howe staying in the one bedroom apartment Sharp Edge. Everything is in the apartment that you require for a weekend away, the kitchen is very well stocked. The bed is so comfortable with nice curtains certainly stopping the morning sun from disturbing your sleep. They are very clean with no trace of... More 

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NearHoweCottages, Owner at Near Howe Cottages, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us, we were pleased to note that Keswick was voted the most dog friendly town in the country, so it's a great place to bring your dog on holiday with you. More 

Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Our latest stay was in June 2014 and we weren't disappointed. The location of Near Howe is it's beauty providing peace and tranquility as well as stunning views. We love the accommodation for its comfort, and all apartments are well equipped. Steve and Jill are always so pleasant and welcoming. Having stayed here several times in all four seasons of... More 

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NearHoweCottages, Owner at Near Howe Cottages, responded to this review

Repeat visitors make up a high percentage of our guests, and we always enjoy making their stay special. I recall when we first came to view Near Howe in 2006 when coming up the drive I said to Jill as the views unfolded, imagine if you were coming here on holiday, its truly fantastic. My thoughts have never changed and... More 

Grimsby
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Very late in booking and we were taking a dog so the options were very small, otherwise it would have been vey low on our list. The accommodation was ok but nothing exceptional. Too far away from anything, ie pubs and shops. Our first day we did walk to the next village but definitely would not do it in the... More 

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NearHoweCottages, Owner at Near Howe Cottages, responded to this review

We pride ourselves on providing our guests with an Oasis of Peace and Tranquility, and ensure that all our advertising material makes people aware of our location. Our Web Site www.nearhowe.co.uk has a vast number of photos and other information to ensure guests are aware of where they are coming to. The majority of our guests find the location one... More 

Pekin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We four adults stayed in Grisdale View self catering cottages for a short stay in June. The accommodations are adequate but not fancy. It was very comfortable, but the things that made our stay seem so fantastic were the great views in the area and the extremely gracious hostess. We were guided to very pleasant pubs to eat. Their dog... More 

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NearHoweCottages, Owner at Near Howe Cottages, responded to this review

I agree that the views from Near Howe are truly spectacular at all times of year, and we pride ourselves in looking after our guests and ensuring that we help them enjoy their stay to the full. Thanks for your kind words! More 

Wotton-under-Edge, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed at Bannerdale in July 2014 for a short break. Near Howe is a great spot for reaching lots of areas in the Lakes. Blencathra is right on the doorstep. Ullswater and Derwent water are easy to get to and we took our canoe on both. It's really easy to get to Patterdale and Borrowdale. The apartment is really... More 

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NearHoweCottages, Owner at Near Howe Cottages, responded to this review

So glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and felt that we are the best place you have stayed in the Lakes. We look forward to welcoming you back! More 

Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

On the recommendation of caravanning relatives, who enjoy sourcing self catering accommodation for us to join them for an annual break, we booked Bannerdale at Near Howe Cottages a year ago. We were very much looking forward to our visit and it turned out to be everything we wished for and more. We appreciated the occasional email from the owners... More 

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NearHoweCottages, Owner at Near Howe Cottages, responded to this review

Its always a pleasure to see guests enjoying themselves, we look forward to welcoming you back next year. More 

Blackburn, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

These cottage are a must, they are well equipped, clean & comfortable. Near howe is in a lovely position surrounded by fields & beautiful views. Jill & Steve made us feel very welcome indeed, & we will return again very soon.

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NearHoweCottages, Owner at Near Howe Cottages, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed our hospitality!! More 

Middlesbrough
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Having just spent a weekend here with friends , our biggest regret is that We didn't want to leave! . The countryside , accommodation and owners are absolutely perfect. We are already planning our return. Thankyou for a great weekend Ps our other friends who didn't stay here were very jealous :)

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NearHoweCottages, Owner at Near Howe Cottages, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay, let's hope your friends can join you next time! More 

North Yorkshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

15 members of our family had a fab week at Near Howe. Only four of us had been here before but the rest of the family have been converted!! Bannerdale, Stable Barn, Grisdale View and Howe Top were our homes for the week. Many thanks to Steve, Jill and of course Tia for making a special birthday even more memorable.... More 

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NearHoweCottages, Owner at Near Howe Cottages, responded to this review

Near Howe is always popular for family celebrations, Saddleback Barn is an ideal place to gather, and by booking multiple cottages everyone gets a little peace and quiet when they need it! More 

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