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4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Ings LA8 9PY, England
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Watermill Inn
Ranked #3 of 4 Ings B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

Stayed for one night and wish we could have stayed longer. The staff are friendly and knowledgable about local beers and landmarks. beautiful log fire in the pub and if you love dogs this is the place for you. The watermill brews are beautiful. you can buy a trio of ales so that you can try the different brews, we... More 

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Ringmer, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This inn is real gem from the moment you walk in . The service on all accounts is second to none when most places say dog friendly they don't really mean it . Not true here it is a truly dog friendly place . The rooms are excellent as is the food and real ales. It's is really great idea... More 

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West Yorkshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bar staff seem more Interested in giving dogs treats and then not washing their hands before serving beer, yuk. Room good but small and noisy as above kitchen (4) stayed here before but would not return in a hurry, having said that the evening meal was lush, lamb to die for.

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Tyne and Wear
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I, plus small dog, have just returned from a four night break in the Lake District and were very pleased to have found the Watermill Inn. We went for lunch twice during our visit as we found it difficult to find dog friendly pubs that you could take a dog inside. Sitting outside in a beer garden... More 

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Sheffield
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visit here every year and did so again in December '14. It's a 'proper' pub with a real fire and you can usually get a table whatever the day, we went on Boxing Day and there were't many people in. Got a lovely seat by the open fire but there was a terrible smell as soon as we walked... More 

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Ambleside, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We went for lunch last Friday and have to say the food was very poor, we both chose the home made beef lasagne and it was very dry and reheated the garlic bread was also dry and hard,best bit was the pudding a fruit pastry basket with fruit not home made.Will not be making a return visit

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Lovely place to stay with or without your dogs. Great food and even better beer. Great location, near to Windermere. Very friendly staff. Plenty of off road parking. We had room 7 which was spacious and we had our own balcony.

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North West
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Just been here for food and beer twice but having a love of dark ales this place is a mecca for me! Decent,good value grub too,only wish i could visit more often. My girlfriend from Windermere introduced me to the place and it's a great recommend.

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Formby, United Kingdom
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198 reviews 198 reviews
48 hotel reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Walked with friends and stopped for lunch, excellent beer selection, service good and friendly, sandwiches with chips good view over river from table slightly cramped and viwed marred by ugly garage.Best reason to visit great beer selection.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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127 reviews 127 reviews
39 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We stopped in here for a drink after a days walking and what a great find. Super micro-brewed ales and a super friendly atmosphere with walkers, families and friendly dogs galore. Definitely worth a visit!

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Additional Information about Watermill Inn

Address: Ings LA8 9PY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ings
Hotel Class:4 star — Watermill Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Watermill Hotel Lake District

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