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Summer Hill Country House

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited recently for a couple of nights and had an excellent stay. Patsy and Mike made us feel very welcome, we were greeted on arrival with nice tea and cake, and I was delighted to find one of Patsy's home made chocolates by the side of the bed every day. They were also really helpful with recommendations on what...

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

It was good to meet you both and we are glad that you had a pleasant stay and that you were able to enjoy the lovely countryside in spite of somewhat inclement conditions.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I recently stayed at the Summer Hill Country House for a couple of nights during the half term and we absolutely loved everything about our visit. The room was extremely comfortable, we slept soundly and the views from our window were beautiful. Patsy and Mike were fantastic hosts, they made us feel very welcome, provided us with...

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive review. It was no trouble to send your trainers to you...far be it from us to get in the way of your training programme. Thank you for your recommendation to couples of all ages, (we're in our sixties and would be happy to see you return...).

Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner have just returned home from our stay at Summer Hill. We had a spectacular time! We needed to arrive quite late in the evening, but we let Patsy and Mike know a few days in advance and they were extremely accommodating. They both met us upon arrival with a very warm welcome and showed us to...

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It was our pleasure! Were look forward to seeing you again.

Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

I visited this little gem for 3 nights with my partner. We booked it pretty last minute and decided on this B&B due to the excellent reviews Trip Advisor had for it. Firstly I have to thank Mike and Patsy for their flexibility. Due to personal commitments we could not check in at the requested time window, however we kept...

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay and we are very glad that you had a good time. I can only agree that the country lanes are generally narrow and that there is no lighting outside of the local villages and towns, but most people quickly get used to driving along them. Some even manage 30mph!!!

Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed at the Summer Hill Country House in the Superior Room for a couple of nights in October half term. The extra price per head for the Superior Room was definitely worth it. Both morning and evenings my partner and I had a tea in the seating area which overlooked the grounds of the house and...

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And if you return to the Lakes you will be more than welcome! Thank you for this positive review.

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Reviewed October 29, 2016

I stayed with an elderly friend with limited mobility. This guest house is really disabled friendly. There is a room with walk in wet room shower facilities and a lift accessing the room directly. Moreover the owners are friendly and welcoming. excellent breakfast. A quality location, highly recommended.

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. We find that our disabled-friendly room is very well used during the year by people who have limitations on their mobility.

Reston, Virginia
Reviewed October 25, 2016

We spent four very enjoyable nights at Summer Hill Country House in mid-September. The reservation process via internet and telephone went very well. Patsy was very responsive to all our questions.Our goal was to find an excellent B&B as a base for walking. Summer Hill Country House (SHCH)certainly exceeded our expectations and Patsy and Mike were extremely helpful with suggestions...

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for this epic endorsement! We appreciate you taking the time to give us such a thorough review and for your positive comments.

Connah's Quay, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 24, 2016

It was my first time visitng the Lake District and my husband booked a short weekend break for us as a first wedding anniversary break away. We had to move the date from our original weekend and the owners were very understanding. They welcomed us with open arms and treated us like we had been there before! Very relaxed and...

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Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are pleased that you felt at home and were able to relax and enjoy yourselves. See you next year...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Excelent location very close to tarn how's. Nice and quiet Very comfortable rooms breakfast good and plentiful hosts are very pleasant. Second time we've stayed here can't fault it. If you like peace and quiet then this is the place.

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Lovely to see you again after all this time. Thank you for your positive comments...We hope to see you again. Kind regards, Your Pleasant and Plentiful Hosts

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We stayed for a long weekend fri/sat/sun middle of October. Mick and Patsy were great hosts, very helpful and lots of nice touches around the place. Very secluded location in Hawkshead hill, ample parking and very quiet, views from the bedroom were great, gardens large and well kept. Grace their little dog was very playful and made us feel at...

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review. We look forward to your return visit, (as does Gracie!), however, we can't promise that the weather will behave itself...although Spring and Autumn are usually quite spectacular.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Summer Hill Country House is situated between the popular and picturesque villages of Hawkshead and Coniston.The house dating back to the 1700's has been refurbished to a very high standard bringing together the traditional features of a large Lakeland residence with contemporary guest accommodation.The house overlooks the tiny hamlet of Hawkshead Hill and the south facing rooms look out on the surrounding fells. The renowned beauty spot of Tarn Hows is within easy walking distance.Summer Hill is an excellent base from which to explore the outstanding natural beauty of the Lake District. You can leave your car in our car park if you wish, and after breakfast, served in in our dining room with its feature fireplace, set off to enjoy the area on foot.Return and relax in the guest lounge or enjoy a well-deserved soak in the four-poster spa bath. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Summer Hill Country House

Address: Hawkshead Hill, Ambleside LA22 0PP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $125 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room #4 on the front has wonderful views over the countryside.”
 of 5 bubbles Keith069, Oct 25, 2016 | Read review
“Room Four is well worth the small premium in tariff, great views!”
 of 5 bubbles 201tonyi, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“We had a king size bed, with views (room 5).”
 of 5 bubbles jbackhouse136, Sep 19, 2016 | Read review
“Our two twin-bed room at the back of the house had two windows overlooking the forest and quiet road. Large bath!”
 of 5 bubbles 870thomas, Sep 5, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms at the front of the hotel have gorgeous views of green English countryside.”
 of 5 bubbles Elly_Newcastle, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
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