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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 #14 of 64 Carlisle B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely bedroom with a jucuzzi bath was nice, wi-fi was bit in and out and pillows very soft but otherwise good, few drinks in bar and enjoyed a reasonable meal. Breakfast in morning was a bit disorganised, just a young inexperienced lad doing all the table waiting which made things feel a bit rubbish and full english was quite stingey... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cracking Groupon deal took us to the String of Horses just before the August Bank Holiday, took some finding, but well worth the effort. First thing you notice is how clean the bars are as you are signing in. The room on the 1st floor was equally spotless and the ensuite was a great match. We used this as a... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was one of the nicest places ever stayed and have been back twice in one month as staff friendly,lovely and cosy,traditional atmosphere,.lovely home cooked traditional food .beautiful area .Will be go back soon

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food friendly staff would certainly recommend a visit don't miss this little gem in rural setting. Very comfortable accommodation set in real country inn, but with up to date and spacious rooms/bathrooms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from a two night short break and we loved it a great place off the beaten track but easy to find . Great bar not a Sky sign in sight the food was great and everyone so friendly . The breakfast was first class , a great location the Lakes were 40 min drive away . So once... More

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we booked a wowcher deal and we couldn't have been more pleased. Our room was spacious and very pleasantly decorated the bathroom was huge. We had our 7 year old son with us and he was made to feel at home, the breakfast was delicious and the prices at the bar are very reasonable. It is ideally placed close to... More

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night. The location of the inn is perfect. Out of the way of the main Lake District rat race but close enough to get to Carlisle easily. Our bedroom was light, spacious and perfect for the three of us. The staff were very accommodating and were happy for us to have our friends' come and... More

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and our 3 children popped in here for dinner on a saturday night. We booked in advance, which was just as well as everything else was booked up and we were struggling to find somewhere to go. Luckily this place has spaces, so we booked up and decided to go for dinner. I had a starter of black... More

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Tamworth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night. Staff very helpful and we were made very welcome. Evening meal lovely and good breakfast set us on our way. Room very good and we will book again to stay if passing through area again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmospheric 17th century country inn, with welcoming host, Colin, lovely atmosphere and ideally located close to countryside, Hadrians Wall, Carlisle and M6. Catered for my gluten free dietary requirements with a smile. Thank you!

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Address: Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Carlisle
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Hotel Class:4 star — String of Horses Inn 4*
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