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String of Horses Inn

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
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Ranked #11 of 66 Carlisle B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Lovely old building in a lovely little village. Peaceful and quiet. Sorry car trip to Carlisle about 4-5 miles. Managed to check in early due to the cracking staff who are all very polite. Room was good with no faults. Breakfast was decent as well. All round it was a perfect trip

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second visit to the excellent String of Horses, we stayed for 2 nights, 17/18th February. Great hotel ideally positioned to tour the area from Hadrians Wall to the Lake District and beyond, don't forget to visit Carlisle with it's cathedral and a great railway station. Our room as expected was spotless and very comfortable. The bar and restaurant area... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were made to feel very welcome by owner Colin. During our mid week one night stay it was very quiet resulting in a sound night's sleep. Our room was spotlessly clean, warm & well equipped. Both the bar & dining room are very atmospheric & meals were large & hearty. All in all, an excellent place to stay &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here 11th and 12th Feb. On entering we were met by a very friendly young lady who booked us in and showed us to our room. Our room was well presented and spotless the bathroom was very large spotlessly clean and pleanty of fresh towels. The bar and restaurant area are very cosey with real fires and all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From entering the stunning coach house we were made to feel very welcome by Colin Ramsey . We were given the key to Room 2 which we found charming, spotlessly clean { I watch 4 in a bed } and warm. We had a meal from the specials board of Fish and Chips which was Huge, Hot and Holesome {... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location minutes from M6 and Warwick Bridge so handy for a stopover on a drive and easy to find if you can follow the direction signs. Bedrooms are clean, warm and comfortable which is what you would expect, if you want a shower make sure you book a room with one because some have a shower attached to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We bid this break on eBay, it was a 2 night stay. We upgraded to a superior room. This was a nicely decorated room overlooking the entrance to the Hotel. The room was nice and quiet and we did not hear any noise from adjoining rooms. The room had ample drawers and a nice big wardrobe. In the Bathroom there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our 4th year of staying at the String of Horses and it gets better ever year, the hosts Colin and Jill and there staff are amazing people, the rooms are very clean and comfortable, the food is excellent and cooked by Jill. We like to go in February, it is my birthday present from my husband to me,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I had a voucher for 3 nights Bed & Breakfast at the String of Horses Inn in Faugh (Faff), just 8 miles outside Carlisle. It's a 350 year old staging inn, but has been modernised. The restaurant and the lounge are on the ground florr and both are low ceilinged and wooden beams, but very comfortable, with wood fires in... More 

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Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stayed here for one night on Hogmanay. We were welcomed by Colin who throughout our stay was friendly and helpful. The bar downstairs was lovely, full of locals who we found to also be friendly and welcoming and they helped us enjoy our stay. Karaoke was on throughout the night and we found that to be very entertaining, Food... More 

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Address: Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Carlisle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — String of Horses Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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