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The Old Homestead at Byresteads

Near Cockermouth,Cumbria,CA13 9TW | near Cockermouth, Lorton CA13 9TW , England
The Old Homestead at Byresteads
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Just back from a weekend at this beautiful house. We were part of a party of 23 and although I had seen the photos I did not expect the house to be as stunning as it was and the livingroom so cosy especially as it had seats for 25! Was very easy to find with lots of parking as we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Gorgeous accomodation with underfloor heating, 10 bedroom all ensuite-tour on arrival with all amenities. Amazing views from nack of the cottage. Plenty of parking-we had 5 cars for family of 23 for 7days. Owners were very helpful-would definitly recommend it.

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

We booked the house for a weekend away with friends. The house itself was beautiful, a stunning conversion with lovely rooms (all with ensuite facilities with underfloor heating) and in a wonderful location. Stopping us from giving it a 5 star review were: the kitchen was small and lacked equipment needed for serious catering, no towels were included in the... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2011

My wife and I have just returned from spending two nights at this secluded accommodation which we found delightful. The views from the property are wonderful. Our accommodation was clean and very comfortable. Located close to Cockermouth our base was any easy drive from all of the scenic delights of the Western Lakes. Our hosts, Zen and Jayne, couln't be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

I stayed in stable one, the bed was lovely and the shower was brilliant. Otherwise everything was very basic in the room, nothing special although the view was lovely. Breakfast was good, service friendly, location was convenient; 5minute drive to cockermouth and easy drive to several lakes. No internet access!! Also the bathroom was poorly ventilated so was always damp,... More 

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Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2011

We spent three nights at this rural b and b within easy reach of Cockermouth. It is clean and welcoming. More information about facilities in the area including good eateries would be helpful.

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Bucks Cross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

I booked 2 nights at the old homestead for my girlfriend and i for a 30th birthday surprise weekend.We stayed sat sun and mon night in may 2011. It was a superb place to stay from start to finish.On arrival we were greeted by zen the owner who was very polite and cheerfull and showed us to our room.We were... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2011

My wife and I have stayed at The Old Homestead with a group of friends for the last four years. We always receive a warm welcome from Jayne and Zen. The character accommodation is spacious, warm and clean with excellent en suite facilities. A number of lakeland walks are within easy reach and the venues for the Keswick Jazz Festival... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2011

This is a fantastic place to stay. It's in a nice quiet spot with stunning views but within easy reach of Cockermouth and the best of the Lakes. The place is beautifully decorated throughout. The rooms we stayed in were spacious and airy and the beds are tremendously comfortable. The breakfast was perfect - the cooked breakfast was just the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2011

We stayed here for a night in August. It's a little out of the way from anywhere but truly worth the drive. I believe this was an old farmhouse renovated with great care by the owners. It offers old world charm, with every modern convenience. After soaking in the atmospherics and the authentic feel of the place I didn't expect... More 

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