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Boltongate Old Rectory

Boltongate CA7 1DA, England
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Boltongate Old Rectory
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Penrith, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for just one night for special dinner and then breakfast. This is an old building with parts dating back to the 14th century, the dining room and the study/lounge, although tfrom the outside it looks Victorian. It is run as a B&B, but dinner available on Fridays and Saturdays. The food at dinner was wonderful with nearly all... More

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Herefordshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is immaculate and in a delightful setting. Gill and David were warm, generous, informative and attentive hosts without being intrusive. We loved our room which was spacious and tastefully furnished and we felt pampered with lots of thoughtful extras. Our super sized bed was very comfortable. In the evening we enjoyed 2 beautifully presented platters with locally sourced... More

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Gill-David63, Owner at Boltongate Old Rectory, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your very complimentary thoughts on Trip advisor. It was a real pleasure to meet you both and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks also for alerting future guests to our current problems - it's so frustrating for us that guests think that we are fully booked when nothing could... More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having read the previous reviews, I was hoping that Boltongate Old Rectory would live up to my (very high) expectations, but I need not have worried. My sister is just about to go off travelling for a year and we wanted to spend some time together before she leaves. We wanted to be pampered in a beautiful location, and to... More

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Gill-David63, Owner at Boltongate Old Rectory, responded to this review

Dear Helen It was a pleasure having you and your sister staying with us - we don't think that we've ever seen such competitive croquet played here before! Many thanks for your kind comments - we hope that your sister enjoys her travels and perhaps you may like to meet up here again on her return to catch up on... More

Lymm
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This place was perfect in every way. A gorgeous house & gardens, with stunning views. The house is immaculately appointed & the smiling welcome is open, friendly but not at all intrusive. The food & wine is, quite simply, exquisite & very good value for money. This was a truly lovely experience.... & we travel a lot! Tucked away from... More

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Gill-David63, Owner at Boltongate Old Rectory, responded to this review

Dear Ann and Barry When we read your comments in our visitors book after you left we were both absolutely delighted - you just seemed to 'get' what we are about and left such a lovely comment. The fact that you have also taken the time to write such fabulous reviews on both Trip Advisor and Alistair Sawday's 'Special Places... More

Harrogate
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I don't really want to share this review, but this is a fabulous find hidden away in the Northern Lake district, ideal for a cosy weekend in pure luxury. The host and hostess, Gill and David, do their utmost to ensure your stay is perfect in every way. Afternoon tea and homemade delights are offered on arrival and even a... More

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Gill-David63, Owner at Boltongate Old Rectory, responded to this review

Dear Andrew Thank you so much for writing such a positive review and for posting some amazing photos - despite our family of red squirrels being regular visitors we never seem to have our camera to hand at the right moment. (Also confess that when we play croquet we have never left the mallets looking quite so arty!! ) We... More

York England
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We are just leaving this wonderful place and wish we could stay longer. Gill and David do everything to ensure you have a great stay - they are marvelous hosts. Dinner was delicious and we liked sitting at the table with other guests, a great way to meet new people. We stayed in the blue room at the back of... More

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Gill-David63, Owner at Boltongate Old Rectory, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review about Boltongate Old Rectory - we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hopefully you may be able to stay longer next time. We trust that you enjoyed your drive up to Scotland and fingers crossed you will also have enjoyed the amazing weather that... More

Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

This was our third stay, and we treated ourselves to 3 nights this time instead of 1. We were treated to a stay of absolute luxury. Nothing was too much trouble for GIll and David - a morning tea tray outside the door, everything spotlessly clean and beautiful, cups of tea and homemade cakes and cookies - and breakfast by... More

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Gill-David63, Owner at Boltongate Old Rectory, responded to this review

Hi Linda, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We were delighted that you were able to stay a little longer this time and can't quite believe how much you packed in. You definitely got to see the Northern Lakes at its best. Thank you for choosing to stay with us as part... More

Winchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We visted Boltongate Old Rectory with two friends in early April 2014. We all rated it 'top notch'! The welcome, the anbience, the comfort and Gill's cordon blue cooking, left nothing to be desired. And the Northern Lakes of Cumberland are also beautiful.

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Gill-David63, Owner at Boltongate Old Rectory, responded to this review

Just wanted to say thank you for writing your first review on Trip Advisor! We feel very honoured but perhaps more importantly we are glad that the four of you enjoyed your three night stay with such beautiful weather. The Lake District at this time of year is simply stunning and it is great to hear that you all rated... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

The Bolton Gate Old Rectory is a beautiful building inside and out and the attention to detail is superb. David and Gilly are really friendly, helpful hosts which made the trip even better. We opted for dinner cooked by Gilly which was the perfect choice as the food was delicious, David chose us great wine to go with and we... More

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Gill-David63, Owner at Boltongate Old Rectory, responded to this review

Hi Rachel, thank you very much for taking time to write such a lovely review - we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Thanks also for letting us know that your watch arrived safely! We hope you will make the journey up North again as it would be great to see you. Kind regards Gilly & David More

E Mids
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

David and Gill are just the most lovely people sharing the joy of their beautiful home. The welcome is heartfelt and the food is amazing, but it's the attention to detail that does it for us. Nothing is too much trouble - locally sourced, organic food; gorgeous soaps, shampoos and moisturisers; homemade cakes, chocolate treats; CD players in the bedroom;... More

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Gill-David63, Owner at Boltongate Old Rectory, responded to this review

Hi Tricia Many thanks for finding time to write such a wonderful review. We really enjoyed catching up with you and David again and it was lovely to meet your friends too. Gill is particularly glad that you didn't let on what real foodies your friends are and the places they have dined until after the meal on the second... More

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Address: Boltongate CA7 1DA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Boltongate

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