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The Three Shires Inn

Certificate of Excellence
| Ambleside, Little Langdale LA22 9NZ, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great hotel, amazing location, lovely staff, excellent beer and good food. This is a quaint hotel set in one of the Lake District's best and most remote walking areas. It's clean, the prices are reasonable, they specialise in local micro breweries, the food is fresh and locally sourced, and the breakfasts are just what you need if you are heading... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yet another lovely visit to the Three Shires. My wife and I stayed for three nights and had a great room overlooking the beautiful countryside. The residents' lounge has been decorated since my last visit and is really cosy. The staff are all very welcoming and helpful, particularly Marisa. The food is excellent, although the menu could do with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a very enjoyable few days with Ian and his team at the Three Shires in Little Langdale. The Three Shires continues to provide a warm, comfortable base from which to explore and enjoy the central Lakes. The Inn is well equipped for all types of visitor. The bedrooms are very comfortable, excellent food is provided throughout the day, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights. Very impressed with the hotel for comfort and food. The room, a standard double , was clean and cosy and had a great ensuite with a wonderfully strong shower. Bed very comfy and breakfast first rate. The staff are really pleasant. I would definitely recommend this hotel ...especially if you enjoy walking and being situated... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Having already eaten at the Three Shires Inn before mid stop during long walks and enjoying it, we finally decided to stay over night on this occasion. We're so glad that we did, fantastic experience all round! Arriving at lunchtime we decided to have lunch and a drink before setting off for a walk, fabulous food as usual in the... More 

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Hungerford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We stopped by after visiting the slate Cathedral down the road and so glad we did. It was ever so busy, great atmosphere and we had soup, sandwiches and chips which were all very yummy!! We will definitely be back!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Second visit for a stay at this lovely inn .always made welcome ,rooms really nice and above all clean and nicely decorated. food is good and plenty of it and good breakfast. looking forward to a visit next year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Had a night here a couple of weeks ago loved it from the moment we got there. Really friendly service from the start and the bar was warm, welcoming and well stocked. Dinner was amazing (pan fried lamb with sweet potato and pork burger with spiced mango) and had a good nights sleep in one really comfy bed- it was... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We just stopped here for a bite to eat after driving around the lakes for a few hours in grim weather on the off-chance. I have to say that if you are driving past it (over the hardknot pass) then take 30mins to drop in, grab a pint and a bite to eat. We had a couple of sandwiches (cumberland... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We had a late lunch after a long walk in early November 2014. We arrived too late for their lunch menu but the soup (mushroom) was lovely and fresh so were the scones and sandwiches that we had . Service with a smile and a cosy welcoming environment - just the ticket at the end of a long walk. Recommended

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