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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for two nights in August, absolutely lovely place, in a gorgeous village, very quaint, rooms very clean, no smell of any dogs even though there were a few staying, comfy large beds. Breakfast was delicious and set us up for the day, Emma and Mark are doing a great job will have to return and hope the weather... More 

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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We only had a brief overnight stay and wished we could have stayed longer. The house is a tastefully restored 18th century headmaster's house. We had a warm welcome from our hosts. The residents' lounge is very comfortable and well appointed, and the room was attractive in a boutique style. One criticism: the beds were on the small side. There... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed with my little boy who is 6. Mark and Emma were fantastic. Made myself and my little boy feel at home from the moment we arrived, friendly, warm, sincere and nothing to much trouble. The house is perfect, relaxed, comfortable and clean. The breakfast was spot on. Daily papers each morning, garden to sit and relax in after a... More 

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Ramsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely location, comfortable rooms, amazingly friendly hosts, cracking breakfast FIRST CLASS! Location right in the village, parking at the door, dogs welcome, quaint well kept grounds and little garden for dogs. Loads of lovely period features. Guests sitting room and bar. Belter.

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Tadcaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent two nights with the family including the dog Very friendly and comfortable stay Full of character A great place to relax and take in the beautiful views Plenty of parking spaces so you can leave you car and walk only a short distance to local amenities and many places of historical interest

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We spent 2 nights at The Old School House and received a really warm welcome from Mark and Emma. Our room was lovely and the full English breakfast was a great start to the day. Mark and Emma are great hosts and all the other visitors staying at the same time as us were really friendly. Hawkshead is a lovely... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Spent two nights here on a walking holiday. Emma and Mark are exceptional hosts and the house is very comfortable with spacious bedrooms and a lovely lounge especially for guests. The atmosphere is relaxed and the cooked breakfast is excellent and served in a sunny and beautifully furnished room. We would be happy to stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Spent 4 nights here with our dog. What an exceptional place to stay. Mark and Emma are lovely friendly hosts, they worked so hard. The attention to detail could not be missed. The rooms are lovely. There is a gorgeous lounge to relax in. Also a good sized garden. The breakfasts are delicious. It's less than a minute walk to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

A beautiful old house with a very warm welcome from Mark and Emma. Nicely furnished, comfortable and private parking too. Took advantage of the complimentary drinks in the lounge after a great meal at the Queens Arms Inn just down the road on our first of three nights. Walking distance of good pubs, cafes and shops also lovely walks to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

I've been past The Old School house many times on days out and long fancied staying there. This weekend's trip didn't disappoint for. The friendly owners to the relaxing low key atmosphere. There were complimentary drinks in the lounge, sweets in the hall. The room we had was luxurious and spotless with lovely furnishings and a modern showerroom. Breakfast next... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A historic property within 2 minutes walk of the centre of Hawkshead. The house was the former home of Wordsworth's head master and retains many original features. The back of the house dates from the Tudor period. Come and stay in this historic house which has been lovinngly renovated to ensure our guests have all the comforts of the 21st century.Beautiful garden, parking, a secure garage for cycles, free wi-fi. Complimentary afternoon tea and cake. We look forward to welcoming you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old School House

Address: Old School House Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside > Hawkshead
Price Range: $109 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old School House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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The Old School House Hawkshead, Lake District
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