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Sheffield
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were visiting the Lakes and decided upon Hawkshead - a quaint little village and an ideal place to stay with plenty of eateries and pubs. Parking is an issue with only a pay and display available on the outskirts so we were very impressed with the free parking on site. The building is quite impressive with 5 en-suite rooms... More 

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sthelens
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the old school house and took our dog with us, the accommodation is very clean, and spacious, the staff are very friendly and courteous, breakfast was very tasty and the B and B is ideally situated in the village, and is a very pleasant place to stay we will definitely return

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As you drive into the driveway of The Old Schoolhouse.. first impressions are Wow! The wow then carries through to The interior, what a beautiful building. You are greeted by the lovely Emma & Mark, they make you feel very welcome from the start. Mark showed us The breakfast room which is very light & airy. He then took us... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here now on a number of occasions and it never disappoints us. Emma and Mark are wonderful hosts and the accommodation is lovely. As you enter the property there is a large welcoming hallway ( Haribo sweets on the dresser) with a lovely lounge area with a selection of books, maps, and a television. There is also... More 

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We have just returned from a 3 night break in this fabulous B&B... Mark and Emma were fantastic hosts,and went out of their way to make our stay truly enjoyable, I can only drink decaf tea and coffee,and both were duly put in our room on the tea tray when I asked, The house is so cosy and really homely,I... More 

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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My husband & I stayed with our 3 dogs for 1 night, it's more that a your standard B&B it was very home from home, they have a big lounge for guests to use, complimentary drinks if you fancy a glass of wine or baileys..we stayed in Coleridge room which had a huge comfy bed, nice small ensuite,tea & coffee... More 

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Herefordshire
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

We came here on the 4th September and did lots of visits,walks and enjoyed super meals at The Queens Head.Have been coming here to the Lakes for 30 years and The Od Schoolhouse is one of the nicest places we have stayed.! Lovely owners,Mark and Emma and super breakfasts. A peaceful and home from home atmosphere.(our dog loved it too!)... More 

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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We are here at the moment - myself, my son and the dog. Firstly, Hawkshead is very dog friendly, everywhere (shops, pubs, cafes -except the chocolate factory) welcomes dogs which was fantastic for us as our dog is very needy! Mark and Emma are very welcoming and are running a truly fabulous b&b. The rooms are tastefully decorated, there is... More 

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

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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  • 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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside > Hawkshead
Price Range: €81 - €112 (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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“All rooms looked good”
 of 5 bubbles Keith040, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are probably nice We had a view at the front looking out over the fells.”
 of 5 bubbles gills150, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Wordsworth was nice with small shower room.”
 of 5 bubbles Runners-world50, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“We had the only non ensure room,bathroom next door which was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles leonoral2013, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Wordsworth Room”
 of 5 bubbles 199lindah, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
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