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Borrowdale Yew Tree Farm

Borrowdale CA12 5XB, England
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Borrowdale Yew Tree Farm
Ranked #10 of 13 Borrowdale B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
31 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We had a four night stay at the end of August because of a cancellation and really enjoyed it. Spotlessly clean with comfortable beds - we had the first two nights in the twin bedded room although at 6'4" tall the bath is on the tight side. The middle room is the nicest with a good sized en suite and... More

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Sowerby Bridge, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

As someone who normally stays in camping barns and hostels, I don't feel qualified to properly judge the accommodation, other than to say I thought it was well presented and very nice overall. It is most certainly an old cottage with character though, so don't be surprised by low ceilings, doors that don't quite shut properly, and anything else you... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Yew Tree Farm B&B in Borrowdale is an ABSOLUTE FAVOURITE of mine! I have stayed here 8 times in the last 7 years, as I find it is such a wonderful place to escape to, and I’ve met a number of fellow guests who have also been paying return visits for the same reason. The setting of the B&B is... More

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
46 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Its difficult to enthuse about Yew tree farm because we barely got to know it. We slept in the bed, and had breakfast, but there was no real interaction with our hosts, the introduction to our room was cursory and we saw no one until breakfast, - we were told what time breakfast was, in contrast with most of the... More

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Toronto, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

This home was adorable. The rooms were quaint and cozy. The bed was incredibly comfortable - slept like a baby. The staff were very accommodating. This place was great value - by far the best place to stay in Borrowdale.

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Surrey, UK
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We stayed for 3 nights in June. Carole greeted us on arrival and instantly made us feel welcome. We missed the pub food by 5 minutes but she made us a hearty snack with home made cake and rolls from the tea room opposite. The Riverside Bar stops food at 9pm so after a 6.5 hour drive from surrey this... More

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

We just spent a very relaxing weekend here, on the way home we felt like we'd had a week's holiday we were so relaxed! Very welcoming, very comfortable, lovely farmhouse bedroom, en suite shower and WC, great breakfast, I'm on a special diet, which was no problem whatsoever. Big area inside the front door for leaving muddy/wet footwear. We're definitely... More

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
38 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013 via mobile

The title says it all. We enjoyed a two night stay and this fitted the bill. Our room was a wee bit cold but the bed was superb and once in we were as warm as toast. The comfortable lounge downstairs with it's natural look 'gas' fire was great for catching up on emails/browsing the web on the free WIFI.... More

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Ellesmere Port, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

from ellesmere port to the lakes poured down .stayed in yewtree for a couple of days ,did the walk over to grange wellies on,watched some of olympics at local pub,everyone really friendly.back to the port still lashing down,stress levels zero back next easter i hope.bill hislop

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Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
47 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Review written in the context of undertaking Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk. Accommodation arranged by Macs Adventures.On the route. Most unwelcoming landlady of the whole three weeks – unfortunately as it is a lovely old farmhouse which is beautifully furnished. Perhaps the National Trust who own it should do a “secret shopper” visit. No evening meal but a local pub... More

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Also Known As:
Borrowdale Yew Tree Farm Hotel Rosthwaite
Borrowdale Yew Tree Farm Hotel
Borrowdale Yew Tree Farm Keswick
Address: Borrowdale CA12 5XB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Borrowdale
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Ranked #10 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Borrowdale

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