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Thorns Hall

Cautley Road, Sedbergh LA10 5LE, England
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  • Location
    4.5 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
38 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Thorns Hall is a HF “country House” rather than a hotel. It’s ideal location provides a fine base for the “Which” recommended holiday co-operative’s activity holidays. Dating from 1535, the recent refurbishment required care and sympathy. The few remaining minor details should soon be resolved. The accommodation is clean and comfortable. An interesting menu gives a range of well prepared... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Beautiful property in village of Sedbergh , full of pretty gift shops, chemist, cafes, pubs and very large book shop. Also many pretty villages in easy driving distance. The property is is a beautiful old building full of character, open fires , wood panelled walls, comfy sitting rooms. Fresh bedrooms in assorted sizes inside and out of main building. The... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Mis-advertised/represented as a hotel when in fact it is a hostel for HF Holidays. Very disappointed not to be informed that this isn't a standard hotel and there would be no-one on reception duty for most of the day. Paid standard hotel rate and experienced stress of trying to check in without anyone to check in with. Double room was... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Had a wonderful week of walking and stayed at Thorns Hall where David Newton keeps a close eye to ensure you are having a good visit. The three meals were all quite good. The breakfast options are outstanding and the dinners were a real treat. The staff is extremely attentive. You can walk from the house or take a bus... More 

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121 reviews 121 reviews
70 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

A nice country house a short walk from Sedbergh. It's organised along the same lines as other HF houses I've been to. Order your evening meal before you go out in the morning and lunch before retiring. I was in a twin room below the kitchen which was roomy enough. The POWER shower warrants the capitol letters, it was as... More 

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I stayed at Thorns Hall last weekend for a murder mystery event. It's a lovely old building, cosy and full of character. I stayed an en suite twin bedded room which was clean and comfortable. Lots of space and with everything that I needed. We had breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner there and all of the meals were well... More 

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Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States
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30 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

In Oct. 2010, I took a walking tour with HF Holidays called Herriott way. We stayed at the Thorn Hall in Sedburgh England. What a truly wonderful experience. The rooms were cozy with ensuite bathrooms. The hall was built in the 1500s. We had full meals and a lunch prepared for our walking days. I heartily recommend HF Holidays and... More 

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12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I stayed here as a base for a walking tour of the Dales with HF Holidays. The whole experience was wonderful…the food was good, the accommodation comfortable and the manager of Thorns Hall very helpful. Interesting evening entertainment arranged. And best of all, the walking tours were really well thought out. Can’t wait to return.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Myself and my partner stayed here on the 22nd of June for one night as we were meeting up with family who had been holidaying in the area. I didn't realise it was a walkers hostel when I booked it but we found the place to be clean, warm and welcoming. Our room was no. 12 in the stable block... More 

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Cheddar, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

My sister-in-law and I have a week with HF Holidays every year and this was definately one of the best! We were extremely fortunate with the weather and had wall-to-wall sunshine. Our room was at the front of the house and very comfortable - room no.5. The five guided walks we did were very well lead and just the right... More 

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