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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 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days 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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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Third return visit, popular with walkers, cyclists runners and explorers of all ages. Great meals from hearty breakfasts for walkers (best kippers for ages) bar lunches and dinners . Table d'hôtel very good value if doing dinner, B&B. A la carte also lovely dishes. Great beers and good wine list. But the thing that stands out is the full and... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a short, but very nice stay here. The staff were very friendly and we had a nice meal in the bar. Food was nice, but for the price, not spectacular. Breakfast good though. Room was a good size and well furnished. But, it was noisey! The toilet system/pump made unusual sounds and we could hear everyone moving around the... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have now stayed in The Three shires inn on a number of occassions, and each time we have stayed there we have thoroughly enjoyed our stay. This is a well run family B&B with great quality food and with an excellent choice of local ales. Very nice friendly people with a friendly atmosphere. We havent been back to the... More

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Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clearly, being in the middle of no where most probably boasts walkers as major clientele. My advice, take a picnic instead! The place looks really nice on the outside but goes downhill from there! The atmosphere in the pub was strange to say the least, the staff were clearly undertrained in serving drinks and unable to crack a smile! How... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (2 adults and 2 children aged 15 and 11) arrived and, from the start, all the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. We took a lovely walk around for an hour or two before dinner. The rooms were cosy, clean, and welcoming. We ate in their restaurant that night and it was absolutely delicious! Better than any restaurant we... More

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18 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stayed here for three nights while ticking off a few more Wainwrights in the south of the Lake District. We arrived in the middle of a heat wave so those first couple of drinks sitting in the garden were so welcome .... And things got even better once we checked on. Our room was cool and welcoming and the... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Excellent food and service. We arrived with our two young (6 & 7 years old) near to closing time to a fairly busy restaurant after a day in the hills and the staff did not bat an eyelid in our walking attire. Food was delicious and plenty of it - we actually decided to split the children's portion and pleased... More

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Kelbrook, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I have twice in the last few months had an evening meal here with friends. Although the food was quite good I was most disappointed with the actual amount we were served with. The sausage and 10 chips I had cost me £13.99 which I feel is outrageously expensive. My friends were all served small portions at a similar price... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

FANTASTIC VALUE with a VERY WARM WELCOME and MUCH BETTER standard of food than was expected. This was by far and away the BEST overall venue from the six places stayed at along the Cumbria Way walk. VERY GOOD VALUE for Money and will DEFINITELY be using the venue again.

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north yorkshire, england
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Stayed at the Three Shires only last week and came across it after spending hours looking over dozens of bland, run of the mill B&B's and guest houses in The Lakes. Places that think making a big deal of offering tea/coffee making in the rooms is a selling feature. The first thing to mention is the location, tucked away in... More

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Address: | Ambleside, Little Langdale LA22 9NZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Little Langdale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Three Shires Inn 4*
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