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The Three Shires Inn

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   | Ambleside, Little Langdale LA22 9NZ, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came across this inn last November and enjoyed the loveliest scones, beautifully served, and knew we would want to return. We did so and had a wonderful time. Our room was perfect,with a lovely window seat from which we could enjoy the views, and everything was spotlessly clean. The meals were delicious - the breakfasts were just what you... More

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been going here for over 10 years, the food is excellent, even though it has gone a bit 'up-market' and away from traditional Lakeland grub. What you get is well prepared, well presented and value for money. The service was second to none, and overall good value.

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Harrow, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We wanted to get away from London for a few days and stayed at the Three Shires. All the staff made us feel as though we were at home as soon as we entered the inn. Our 3 year old daughter was doted on which made it even more relaxing. The room was immaculately clean (I've been a housekeeping manager,... More

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Barrow in Furness, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

15 real ale fans from BAE Systems in Barrow took a trip up to the 3 Shires yesterday, excellent choice of beer, made even better when the Loweswater Gold went on, the 2 young ladies running the bar were excellent, very friendly and couldn't do enough for us. We had pre-booked food, Cumberland sausage and mash, served with carrots and... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We stayed here for just one night during February half term and had the best time. The staff were especially friendly and welcoming and the Three Shires, itself, was better than we expected. The beer was good, the food delicious (esp the yummy breakfast - very good quality products) and the room comfortable. We stayed in the room with the... More

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three-shires-inn, Owner at The Three Shires Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. As for the little hole in the wall - it has just jumped up the jobs list! More

Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We called in here for a drink whilst travelling around the lakes. The reviews we read were very good but our experience wasn't as good as we were expecting. The selection of real ales was very good but a bit on the expensive side, two pints of beer and two packets of crisp cost £8.40. The bar area was full... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

My girlfriend and I were searching out a trip to somewhere like the Lake/Peak District or Yorkshire Dales, some good walking. After looking over several accomodations we were actually recommended the Three Shires Inn by my girlfriends parents who had been 3 years previously and raved about it. So we managed to get a great deal, and headed up to... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Years ago when on business back then in the Lakes, used to use this place for lunches, often with customers and always found it to be good or better. This past summer (2013) we had visitors from Oz and on a whirlwind tour of the Lakes called in for lunch. The place blew them away and all that was consumed... More

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Leicestershire, UK
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82 reviews 82 reviews
31 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

My husband, young son and I stayed for three nights between Christmas and New Year, my brother in law also stayed for one of the nights. We had all of our meals and drinks at the Inn and whilst we had a pleasant enough stay there were several things that left us with a bad impression of The Three Shires.... More

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three-shires-inn, Owner at The Three Shires Inn, responded to this review

We were very surprised by this review as our family and staff try very hard to make sure that all our guests are well looked after and enjoy their stay. It is disappointing then when guests find so much amiss with our service and very frustrating when concerns are not raised until the guests have left when its too late... More

Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Very welcoming, comfortable and friendly. Great location for walking low or high. Good food and excellent choice of real ale. Residents lounge with open fire and Internet Is great after a day on the hills.Rooms are comfortable and quiet.

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Also Known As:
The 3 Shires Inn
The Three Shires Hotel
The Three Shires Hotel Little Langdale
Address: | Ambleside, Little Langdale LA22 9NZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Little Langdale
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Little Langdale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Three Shires Inn 4*
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