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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The atmosphere in this inn is so warm and friendly, that also goes for all of the staff here too,so helpful and pleasant. We ate here both nights we stayed there.The food was fabulous both nights,and breakfast good too. Drinks in the bar were not overly expensive. Rooms were clean and comfortable, also decent size en-suite.Would certainly come back. Thank... More

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Dundee
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we booked this for two nights in October and so glad we found this it's only 10-15 minutes of M6 at junction 43 and will certainly be using it again as a stop off when heading down South. The owners Colin and Jill were extremely friendly and welcoming we had a lovely double room with jacuzzi bath. All the cooking... More

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Sandia Park, New Mexico
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We made reservations online for String of Horses, based on reviews. We were not disappointed. What a find! Our room was located directly over the pub, and even as a light sleeper, I slept like a baby. The room was clean, comfortable, and roomy. Colin and Jill were perfect host and hostess (even the following morning when Jill was dressed... More

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Banbury
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at The String of Horses at 4pm just in time for check-in (latest we have had and earliest check-out, but wasn't a problem for us), really friendly welcome from Colin the owner. This is quite a remote accommodation, but several lovely walks. We had dinner in the pub on our second night and it was delicious - excellent... More

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Herndon, Virginia
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this on Groupon, and I'm glad we did! I feel like it gave us a good taste of the area. The girl who ran breakfast (which was good!) was very sweet, and her son was adorable. I wish we came down and had drinks the night before, but we were too tired.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just come back from a 2 night stay at this place and what an amazing weekend it's been. It was quite busy due to a beer festival and live music both nights, but from the minute we stepped in there we were made to feel welcome. We arrived quite late and the place was in full swing but the staff... More

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huddersfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 nights break for the 3rd time .....perfect location for all day trips out......and then coming back to be welcomed by Colin and Jill .....fantastic hosts........beer festival went down a treat and so did the fish n chips......if ur looking for a quiet weekend away this is perfect ...brilliant breakfast and brilliant food.....home from home for us.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the inn after seeing a good deal on the internet ,we rang and spoke to Colin the owner who was helpful and friendly and booked accordingly .Faugh is a beautiful remote part of the country and the location is amazing.From the minute we arrived we had a smile on our face as we pulled up we were... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rode through to here on our coast2coast bike ride. Good place - good food and friendly staff. Very friendly atmosphere and accommodating host. Landlord allowed us to store our bikes in a secure area - which was really useful. Room was nice and spacious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely weekend in the beautiful Cumbrian countryside made all the better for our stay ln a gem of an Inn and restaurant. Superb old Inn. Great food , clean and comfortable rooms very attentive and friendly mine host. Will definitely go back.

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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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