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Ivy Bank

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Holly Road, Windermere LA23 2AF, England
Ivy Bank
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Ranked #30 of 111 Windermere B&B and Inns
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent three nights at Ivy Bank, the room was clean and well presented, the location was fab being a few minutes’ walk in to Windermere village and our hosts were lovely. Nicky and Gareth were accommodating and helpful, providing advice on local walks, offering maps and advice on the area. We have booked for next spring.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, mother and I had the pleasure of staying five nights at Ivy Bank in Windermere earlier this month and enjoyed a lovely stay with super hosts Garreth and Nicky. I realised that we had picked a great place even before the trip started when Nicky very kindly offered to allow me to cancel our booking over the phone... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights. This b & b is a lovely place to stay. It was clean and comfortable. I had looked at various places to stay before arriving but chose this one because of the reviews and the distance to the lake. We were not disappointed. We were all made to feel very welcome and our four... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I've now stayed at Ivy Bank twice and it really is everything you could want in a B&B. Garreth and Nicky are fantastic hosts who are more than happy to share their local knowledge and advice to help make your stay in the Lake District as enjoyable as possible (Garreth in particular has an uncanny ability to provide accurate forecasts).... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

traveled with parents and stayed three nights one month ago. We like the breakfast especially the home-made lemon/orange jam. feel welcomed and warm as the host turned on the heater for us as he knew we come from place of warm weather. very nice. 位置十分方便, 離火車站巴士站不遠. 早餐也不錯.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Gareth & Nicky were the most wonderful hosts! We had some issues finding accommodation in Windermere that would take us with our 11 month son. It was no issue at all for Gareth & Nicky! They were so kind & caring to the three of us & even looked after our son so we could enjoy breakfast together! The rooms... More 

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IvyBankWindermere, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Hi, thank you so much for your kind review. We really enjoyed hosting your family and both fell in love with little Harry so it was our pleasure and memories we will treasure too. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday up in Scotland and hopefully you got to see Hadrian's Wall on the way? More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

On the 1st of May 2015 This was our 4th visit to the Lake District from Australia and by far the best ever, thanks to Both Nicky & Gareth. From the moment we entered Ivy Bank and met this warm welcoming couple and it was like coming home. Ivy Bank is a beautifully maintained, clean and inviting B&B with wonderful... More 

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IvyBankWindermere, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Hi Joe and Ray It was very much our pleasure to have you stay here at Ivy Bank. I am so thrilled that you had a memorable time - I think that is important for us to help you achieve that. Please, please do come back and see us again when you are back in the UK..drop us a line.... More 

Marlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I would really recommend The Ivy Bank guest house. Ideal location a few minutes walk from Lake Windermere, a fabulous place to stay to visit many of the lakes. Nicky and Gareth are great hosts and have a good knowledge of the area to help you make the most of your stay . The bedrooms are clean and very comfortable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Returned to Ivy Bank once again for a long weekend with a friend and booked into the family room on the top floor. Lovely room and nicely decorated with really comfortable, cosy beds, one double, one single, and we slept very well. The addition of hot chocolate and biscuits in the room was very welcome.... we took a supply of... More 

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Having never visited the lake district, I was pleasantly surprised by the sheer beauty of the vast countryside. Ivy Bank was ideal for what I needed - close enough to Windermere village to walk in for a lovely meal (we went to Francines, highly recommend the escargot and moules!) but still very quiet at night. The walks were fantastic -... More 

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IvyBankWindermere, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to complete a review for us. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay in Windermere. We really are lucky to have great places to visit and eat out on our doorstep. Glad you enjoyed the brekkie and it set you up well for all the walks that we suggested too! Thank... More 

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