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The Pheasant Inn

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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Dating back to the 17th century, this former haunt of the famous huntsman John Peel has been entertaining guests for the past 300 years in the traditional Cumbrian manner with stunning food and refreshment and good old fashioned values. With an abundance of unique period atmosphere and a sense of timelessness with the clever mix of luxurious, contemporary comforts provides The Pheasant a well deserved national and International reputation.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Absolutely one of the best meals my partner and I have had in a long time .Atmosphere very relaxing even though the restaurant was busy ,no hassle ,no rush.Great food the triple cooked chips were delicious as was the Chicken Kiev I had with it .My partner had the pulled pork
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Myself and my wife went for 3 days dinner, bed and breakfast. Absolutely top quality for service and ambience and food. The band on new year eve party were great, we were all dancing to 1:45am. Thank you to all the staff and Mathew. We recommend this place to anybody that wants
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Really enjoyed our stay, comfortable, warm and just lovely! Location was perfect for getting around the North lakes with Keswick and Cockermouth not to far to travel Good food and drink, will be back.
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Response from Matthew W, Manager at The Pheasant Inn
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear you were happy with your stay. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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The never changing Pheasant Inn, our bedroom was worn, warm and really comfortable, downstairs everything is the same as last year and many many years before that. Breakfast is first class and served by a pair of lovely ladies. Dinner in the posh dining room was also superb
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The bar of the Pheasant is a very special. It has never changed in my lifetime, the patina of the walls and ceiling, the beautiful prints and gracious quality wooden furniture. The peace and quiet, the calm reassurance, the continuum. The newer paintings, prints and photographs.
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Are you able to sit in the bar with your dogs??
Yes you can take dogs into the bar as it is a public bar. Hope this helps,
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You can access the lake very easily, a 10/15 minute walk. But a slightly longer walk to get to an area where you can walk and/or sit by the shore. It is a big lake.
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The Pheasant Inn is 1600 century coaching Inn and all the bedrooms are on the first floor. There is a no lift, so I would say it wasn't appropriate for a wheel chair user. However, there is a toilet on the ground floor for wheel chairs users close to the bar and dining room. I hope this helpful.
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"Rooms at rear have view of gardens, woodland and fells."
"Book the spa before the arrival as limited spaces available."
"dont know i was not staying"
"Ratings do not reflect the hotel, we did not stay.They reflect the restaurant. We would not rate something we have not experienced."
"Rooms looking on to the garden are very peaceful."
$151 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the pheasant hotel bassenthwaite
United KingdomEnglandLake DistrictKeswickBassenthwaite
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