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Ye Old Bowling Green Inn

Smalldale, Bradwell, Peak District National Park S33 9JQ , England
Ye Old Bowling Green Inn
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed just for one night and were in room 4. Initially we thought the room was great as it was a good size, had a 4 poster bed and tea making facilities (always a bonus!) Shower was powerful too. Unfortunately the whole room had a funny smell (damp?) that overpowered after a while. Main problem was that we could... More 

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in this quintessential old English pub for a family reunion. The rooms are in a converted barn attached to the pub. Even though there was deep snow outside the room was warm and comfortable. The owners and staff made us welcome and nothing was to much trouble. The food in the pub is excellent I recommend the Desperate Dan... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to 'ye old bowling green' twice on our recent weeks holiday in the area. I am therefore only commenting on the food experience. We were a group of 4 adults and 2 children, 1 of which is a very fussy eater. The children's meals were good value at £4.95 which was a good sized main meal and ice... More 

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Manchester
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This was our 4th visit to the bowling green during the year having camped locally and we were there for the full New Year break staying in a local cottage. The owners and staff here are some of the best you will come across. The landlord especially friendly and welcoming. We got chatting on several nights to different locals and... More 

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Derbyshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We stayed here on New Year's Eve 2014 - it was a late booking not greatly researched, so we didn't know what to expect.... wow where to start! We were shown to our room which is a barn conversion adjacent to the pub, On a very cold night, it was warm, spacious and very clean (room 4). We wanted to... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stayed over here for one night after a trip to Blackpool. We were made very welcome immediately upon arrival. Shown to our en-suite rooms which are adjacent to the pub. Booked a table for an evening meal in the bar. After a freshen-up we popped back into the pub where our table was ready and waiting. After a great... More 

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We visited for 1 night and there were parts that were good, the accommodation was ok for the price paid of £65.00 per night b&b. The room was clean, warm and comfortable but there were things which could have been better, the blue paint on the bathroom ceiling in the middle of cream could have done with a repaint, the... More 

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Derbyshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Nice quiet pub, Good food, And Good beer, Landlord always welcomed customers, As did Bar staff Dart board, and dominoes available if requested, Dogs are welcome inside and out (not in Dining areas) Big car park so easy parking, can't fault it in anyway,

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

My daughter and I recently stayed for one night at the Ye Old Bowling Green Inn. I could not fault the accommodation or the breakfast. Our room was situated at the rear and was very quiet, which ensured a good night's sleep. We also had an evening meal which we could not fault. The only thing I would say that's... More 

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

went to the bowling green last night on reccomendation by our friend and really enjoyed our food and atmosphere .Really friendly and busy bar which is nice to see the landlord shuck my hand and thanked us it was clean and the food was well presented and tastey the overall price and quality very goo d and we will be... More 

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