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The Punch Bowl Inn

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Low Row, Yorkshire Dales National Park DL11 6PF, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Punch Bowl is situated in a the heart of Swaledale, in a small village. There are no other facilities in the village beyond some campsites. Room we had was very well furnished and of good-to-average size. Bathroom again well appointed, although no actual bath, there was a large shower cubicle with excellent Power Shower. Fabulous views out over Swaledale... More 

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leeds
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We made a short detour from the Coast to Coast to stay at The Punch Bowl and found it to be well worth the effort. Arrived at 7.00 in the evening soaking wet after a long hard day walking to be met by Sue who, unfazed by our dripping clothing took all our wet gear off to the boiler room... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its not our first visit to this pub and I doubt if it will be our last! Food and hospitality was great with lovely views over Swaledale. We were up on a visit with friends from down south and it was so nice to eat in a first class Yorkshire Inn!

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Cottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a delightful escape into the Yorkshire Dales. The Inn is located on a prime spot in Swaledale which has beautiful views all along the River Swale. We stayed for 3 nights and the food was excellent served by friendly and cheerful staff. Our room looked out on to valley and we could see the river flowing gently past. We... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last year we spent three excellent nights at the Charles Bathurst, the Punch Bowl Inn's sister pub in Arkengarthdale. This year we took advantage of three nights at the Punch Bowl Inn, Swaledale, through Groupon. (£129.00) We were not disappointed. Our room (room 5) looked out over Swaledale. The food was excellent, ranging in price from Steak & Ale pie... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Groupon stay. The location is perfect for a quiet get away and enjoying the countryside. The room was nicely furnished to a high standard with a contemporary bathroom. The main hotel/pub/restaurant is split into three with a warm comfortable pub with a warm fire, comfortable seating, some tables and bar seeting. The middle room is a snug 4 table... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Just returned from a midweek Easter break with the wife and had a lovely time from the moment we arrived. I had booked a 2 night stay starting on the Wednesday several months earlier and made the mistake of arriving a day early. Fortunately the staff took this in their stride and without any fuss said it wasn't a problem... More 

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Sheffield,Yorkshsire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Our room was really comfortable with superb views over Swaledale; breakfasts were freshly prepared and a fine start to a day's walking; dinners were imaginative, well cooked and presented and SO tasty. All the staff were welcoming, friendly and helpful. All of this in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK. UNBEATABLE. NB free wifi is in the... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We enjoyed our stay, weather was incredible. Found Punch Bowl to be more restaurant than Dales pub and although very well presented lacking in that "down to Earth" Yorkshire atmosphere and character. Residents seem to eat and go to bed. No evening "chit chat" in the bar over a glass or two :-( Didn't really like it that the till... More 

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Leicester
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Lovely setting and an immaculate room with a beautiful view. Staff were friendly and helpful and we enjoyed the food both at breakfast and in the evening. There is little phone signal but I rarely had signal anywhere in this area. The wifi was available in the bar and was sometimes accessible from the room too. The area is great... More 

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