We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 3 Bourne B&Bs / inns

The Wishing Well Inn

21 Main Street | Dyke, Bourne PE10 0AF, England
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added The Wishing Well Inn to your Saves list
The Wishing Well Inn
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
51%
Ranked #2 of 3 Bourne B&B and Inns
A recent review
3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael D Upminster, United Kingdom
  • Overview
  • Reviews (39)
  • Photos (11)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (7)
  • More
Write a Review

39 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    8
    12
    9
    7
    3
See reviews for
10
11
3
9
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (7)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Upminster, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
9 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked in for a one night stay. I looked around, and saw the toilet bowl had paper in it, and the bowl and the underneath of the seat were 'unclean', which i rectified by flushing and the toilet brush. The sink had a white, toothpaste like residue in it. The press pad security lock also stayed in the 'open'... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Jonathan R, Owner at The Wishing Well Inn, responded to this review

Apologies for not getting all things right on your visit, we have owned the business now for eight weeks and are working hard on improving things, your feedback will help us. We hope you will stay with us again in the future and witness the improvements. More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Three of us stayed overnight here as our original accommodation booking in Sleaford was messed up. The bedrooms are looking very tired but we were informed that there is a major refurbishment taking part. Having said that the rooms were clean, the bed comfortable and had a flat screen tv, tea and coffee making facilities, there were toiletries in the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Jonathan R, Owner at The Wishing Well Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, thankfully for us you got the opportunity to stay with us. We have only recently purchased the pub, and are busy upgrading (first 2 bedrooms are ready this weekend). We look forward to welcoming you back when you are next in the area. More

Peterborough, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This was my first experience of The Wishing Well and was very pleased. I was with my boyfriend and his nan. I had a burger which when it arrived was a huge burger patty and I couldn't finish the chips which were also very good! Very surprising but they serve a roast during the week as well which was one... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bourne, Lincolnshire
Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
36 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Eaten here several times down the years, and was recently invited to a family function. Recently rescued by a consortium of local worthys, the place has been spruced up and is very welcoming. The catering at the function was first-rate, and the staff cheerful and helpful whilst being discrete and polite. One of the special features of the inn is... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Long Sutton, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Didn't stay at the Inn but just popped in one Sunday lunch time, nice atmosphere & decor, friendly helpful staff, my girlfriend & I had the carvery, good choice of vegetables & meats, we both had the beef & it was best I've had in a very long time, price was reasonable also. Well done (see the pun?) & will... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
York, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Did not stay here, as we were trying to find the smock windmill which proved to be gated off, but in the car park of The Wishing Well, we found we had quite a good view of it! The truncated mill (only the main body survives so there are no sail to see) can be seen on the left hand... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Ate here as part of a group of 15 family. We all decided to have the carvery lunch as it was a Sunday. £8.95 for a main meal was reasonable value. There were 3 different meat choices and lots of Veg to suit everyone. Only 1 problem with the food was that they had not topped up Veg or meat... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cobham, Surrey
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
33 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Rickety room. No curtain on door so light flooding in at 5am. Badly creaking floors from room above and they seemed to be walking around all night! Good value though and nice staff. Food ok, avoid the chicken wings. £5 for 2 frozen wings halved... Served with a limo wilted salad... Main course was excellent though and very very generous!... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Nottingham
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Very friendly hotel with lots of parking, I was on a course nearby and this was great value at £38 including breakfast for a single room. The room was clean and although it was small, had a comfortable double bed, tables but no wardrobe, bathroom was very clean but the towel rail was broken, Tv was on windowsill would have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stamford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
16 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Visited for an evening meal one Saturday. It is a lovely old pub, but a bit draughty near the windows. The food was good value, well presented and freshly cooked. However, it did not feel particularly welcoming on first arrival.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage The Wishing Well Inn, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to The Wishing Well Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Wishing Well Inn

Address: 21 Main Street | Dyke, Bourne PE10 0AF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Bourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline and BookingOdigeoWL so you can book your The Wishing Well Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Wishing Well Hotel Bourne

11 photos of this hotel

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (12)
Viewed
Other (12)

Amenities

Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Wishing Well is a 300 year old village pub located in Dyke near Bourne, Lincolnshire. It is situated on a large 2 acre plot with 12 bedrooms, large restaurant and function room ideal for weddings, family functions and corporate parties. It has recently been acquired by new local owners, and they are busy improving this historic local pub. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
12

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Wishing Well Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer