Tucked away in the peaceful, village of Crosthwaite, you'll find beautiful Crosthwaite House. I went there to have a peaceful weekend at the end of the summer, and that's exactly what I had. The three of us (me, my partner and our dog) could not have had a more perfect weekend.
Our welcome was warm and came after prompt, friendly correspondence about booking, recommendations, etc.
We were greeted at the door with big smiles by Sam and Tiree, and shown around; our room was so cosy, with home-made shortbread on our bed and our own entrance to the garden (our dog loved it!) The atmosphere was so warm and relaxed, with our hosts always on hand to offer advice about the area, and home-baked treats. They even made sure we took one of their torches with us when we ventured to the nearby pub for dinner.
What really stood out for me, as well as the friendliness of our hosts and all the thoughtful touches, was the food. The breakfasts were fantastic - full cooked Cumbrian (with Aga-fried egg), French toast, frittata, freshly-squeezed orange juice, and as much top quality coffee and toast as we could consume. To add to that, we ordered a packed lunch for our walk one day - it was delicious - and also enjoyed sampling the home-made treats on the hallway table.
Nothing was too much trouble - Sam and Tiree did everything they could to make our stay enjoyable, even printing out directions for our walk, and going that extra mile to ensure that we had a wonderful holiday. They've succeeded in creating the perfect B&B, in a stunning, unspoilt location. I could not recommend Crosthwaite House more highly.
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Oh my goodness what a review! Thank you SO much, really lovely to hear such glowing comments - renews out energy after working hard over the summer season! Really glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. Love Tiree and Sam x
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