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11 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Judith and Zeke gave us an amazing 3 night stay. The price, breakfast, rooms and service were excellent. The rooms were kept clean and tidy. Judith and Zeke made sure we were comfortable and had everything we needed. The house is amazing with parking and only a short walk into Coniston village. We couldn't have asked for better hosts.

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judithzeke, Owner at Oaklands Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you , it was a pleasure having you stay, and we hope you are not too stiff from the horse riding! We hope you will return soon. More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been stopping at Oaklands since 2004 - daywalking in the Spring & Autumn and backpacking through in May. Oaklands is simply one of the best B&Bs that I've experienced in nearly 40 yrs of visiting the Lakr District and 20 years of backpacking in the Dales & N Pennines. It is clean, unfussed, the food is good and so... More 

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Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 15, 2016

This B&B is a great price and is in walking distance of Coniston. You can see The Old Man of Coniston from the back rooms. I stayed in the single and had lovely views too. The room is spotless with everything you need. Gorgeous comfy bed and tea and coffee making facilities with a hot chocolate for bedtime. The breakfast... More 

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judithzeke, Owner at Oaklands Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much, it was lovely to have you stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you next time.... More 

Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2016

My husband and I recently walked the Cumbria Way. Oaklands Guest House was our second stop on route. The room was was lovely, the breakfast excellent, and the packed lunch for the following day the best on our entire walk, complete with sandwiches, snacks, and homemade cake. Oaklands is a short walk from the small village center and a bustling... More 

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judithzeke, Owner at Oaklands Guesthouse, responded to this review

I hope you enjoyed the rest of your walk on the Cumbrian Way, it was good to meet you and we hope you will stay with us again. More 

Hitchin, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed September 25, 2016

Just returned from 6 great nights in this comfortable and friendly guest house. We had fabulous views of The Old Man from our bedroom. The location is excellent, less than 5 minutes walk to anywhere in Coniston village. We will certainly be back.

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judithzeke, Owner at Oaklands Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us, it was lovely to meet you and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. The views are really beautiful and I know you had some wonderful sunrises that week. More 

Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016

We arrived here at the end of our first day on the Cumbria Way. We were warmly welcomed and shown to our room which must be blessed with one of the best views in the Lake District. The room was immaculately clean and extremely comfortable. Breakfast was generous, with fresh fruit and cereal options. Close to the centre of Coniston.

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judithzeke, Owner at Oaklands Guesthouse, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed that wonderful view of Coniston Old Man, we think it is one of the best in The Lake District as well. Check out our Facebook page for some lovely photos of Coniston and from Oaklands. More 

Wolverhampton, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2016

A warn and friendly welcome at this lovely BnB, in a good location with just a couple minutes to the centre of Coniston, Great views from our room, at the rear of the house, which was well appointed, and an excellent separate bathroom. Load of useful information in the room. The breakfasts were very good, plenty of fresh fruit available... More 

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judithzeke, Manager at Oaklands Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your lovely comments. I hope we will be seeing you again soon. More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
Reviewed August 21, 2016

Just spent four nights at the Oaklands Guest House ,very reasonable price Judith is a wonderful Hostess, the guest house is B&B , breakfast has a great choice , of Cereal , fresh fruit , toast , yogurt, full English, very plentiful ,and packed lunches are available which are great with a choice including home made cake, the Bedroom was... More 

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judithzeke, Owner at Oaklands Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments, it was a pleasure to meet you both and we hope to see you again soon...... More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2016

We had four nights in this great B & B Judith is a wonderful hostess and very attentive, we booked the en suite at the rear of the house with a view if Coniston Old Man, the room was bright and clean, nice bed and lots of storage/ hanging space. A good hot and cold breakfast selection. This house is... More 

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judithzeke, Owner at Oaklands Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments....I am always happy to help with the parking, I was brought up driving a tractor at 10 ! I hope we will welcome you again soon. More 

Coniston, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Well after arriving half way through the night as the previous plan (a quite loud, noisy and rough campsite turned out to be our idea of a nightmare) we arrived outside oaklands and called on the off chance there would be a room.. Judith answered and actually got out of bed to let us in (what a lady we were... More 

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judithzeke, Owner at Oaklands Guesthouse, responded to this review

I hope we will welcome you again soon, it was a pleasure to welcome you both...even at such a late hour. Glad we helped out. Judith More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oaklands is a lovely spacious stone built house.Our beds are of superior quality and ensure a comfortable nights sleep. There is tea/coffee/hot chocolate available in your room. We offer a full English breakfast using local produce where possible, also available is a selection of fruit, cereals and yogurts.We have been living in the local area most of our lives so if you need any help planning walks for the day etc, we can offer suggestions and the use of maps/guides of the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oaklands Guesthouse

Address: Yewdale Road, Coniston LA21 8DX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Duddon Valley > Coniston
Price Range: $35 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Oaklands Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Best views would be at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles JanC54, Oct 15, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back have a great view of Coniston Old Man”
 of 5 bubbles Tredaran, Sep 4, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet with great views,”
 of 5 bubbles 205patricia, Aug 21, 2016 | Read review
“The double en-suite room has a double aspect with superb views”
 of 5 bubbles 43mikeh, Mar 11, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were great.”
  • The view from next to the house.
 of 5 bubbles TimK1965, Feb 28, 2016 | Read review
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