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“Lovely Limes”
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The Limes
SE England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Lovely Limes”
Reviewed October 30, 2012

This lovely B&B is beautifully clean and well presented. The welcome is incredibly warm and the food wonderful. You can request packed lunches and extra home made cakes. The room we stayed in looked over a meadow to the river and woods. It was very quiet and peaceful.

Room Tip: The Murton en-suite room has a lovely view
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Witham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 26, 2012

Very warm welcome from Penny. - extremely comfortable and spotlessly clean - delicious breakfasts, with great choices - abandoned toast for home made bread, and oh that marmalade!
Packed lunches excellent. Nothing too much trouble. Delightful views looking across meadow down to the beck - so very peaceful and tranquil. We will return without any doubt.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2012

Took my Mum to the Limes for 1 night and it was perfect. Penny welcomed us into her home with tea and home made flapjack. We had a twin room which was spotless and very well set out. Enjoyed our tea of sandwiches On the patio set in the gardens and the sat in the garden room to watch the wildlife, sheep, horses and guinea fowl! Beds were extremely comfortable. Breakfast, well I couldn't recommend enough. It was a breakfast fit for a king with the most amazing home made bread :-) will definitely be back!

  • Stayed August 2012
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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2012

I could not recommend The Limes enough. Penny was most warm, welcoming and friendly.
Upon arriving we were offered tea and scones, served in the beautiful garden.
The room was immaculately clean and very comfortable with the most amazing shower!
The attention to detail was fantastic.
Breakfast was quite possibly one of the best I've ever had - YUM!
I very much hope to return and will be telling everyone i know about The Limes :)

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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leigh on sea
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2012

Stayed for five nights and we were made so welcome from the start - nothing was too much trouble. Breakfasts were superb, excellent choice, cooking and the quantity was just right. the room was great overlooking a meadow full of sheep and a couple of horses alongside the river Eden.
A good centre for a five day break.

Room Tip: The Merton room has a superb view.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Halifax
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Reviewed July 20, 2012

Stopped for one night on the way home from Scotland,just wish it had been moe,will certainly return. Penny was the ideal host and made us so welcome,rooms and facilities excellent, this is one B&B who have got it right. Breakfast was first class and the setting perfect.
Wendy & Mike Halifax West Yorks

Room Tip: We had the downstairs double which was lovely,can,t coomment on the others
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2012 via mobile

Stopped overnight on the way to Yorkshire. Lovely spotless room. Lots of extras, like slippers and dressing gown. DVDs on the landing.
Splendid breakfast - again, the extras like home made bread, fat trimmed off the bacon, quality local produce (amazing black pudding from a local farm) and eggs from their own hens - these things make all the difference.
I had a toastie in the evening and asked for a packed lunch for the next days travel - very reasonable and not many B&Bs offer this.
Quiet and relaxing - excellent value.

  • Stayed July 2012
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Property: The Limes
Address: Colby, Appleby-in-Westmorland CA16 6BD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Eden District > Appleby-in-Westmorland
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Ranked #5 of 17 B&Bs / Inns in Appleby-in-Westmorland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Limes 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Limes B&B rests in the heart of the Eden Valley in the village of Colby, two miles north west of Appleby. We have the Pennines to the east and Lake District to the west.We have three lovely centrally heated bedrooms one with king size bed and en-suite, one downstairs king size / twin bedded with en-suite and one double room with private bathroom. All with their own Freeview TV and coffee/tea making facilities. ... more   less 
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