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Briery Wood Country House Hotel

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for one night on our way home. We made our way up the winding private road through the large grounds which were very well maintained. There was ample car parking on site. After we had checked in we had a bar snack in the picturesque grounds all of which were brought to us. After driving for a...

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful homely hotel. Would 100% recommend this hotel. All staff were so friendly, efficient and helpful. Our bedroom was fabulous with a view over Lake Windermere. Bathroom luxurious. Evening meal and breakfast plentiful. Buffet breakfast with plenty of choice. Easy parking. No negative views for this hotel.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our latest stay at Briery Wood hotel was even better than previous years. The hotel has been refurbished and looks in every respect a superb place to base your base in the Lakes. The staff were excellent, efficient and always attentive. Altogether another great stay. Thanks to all involved.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel clean and fresh. Lovely grounds well tended. Staff were very kind and helpful. A special mention to Margaret at breakfast she has a lovely personality, together with a supreme breakfast, thanks to the kitchen staff, set us up for the day.Great welcome for out four legged friend too.will definitely visit you again.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a one night stop after receiving a present via Groupon and found this very enjoyable. All staff were very friendly and professional which was demonstrated best at breakfast. A couple of days after making our booking I received another invitation to an event in Leeds which meant we had to be on the road shortly after 9am. Breakfast...

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brierywood, Front of house Manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay with us. The Groupon deal has been extremely popular, offering the choice of cruise on Windermere or cream tea on arrival as part of the deal. All our staff are friendly, willing to help out our guests in any way, to ensure they enjoy their stay as much as...

Paris, France
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is perfect. The rooms are nice and elegant. Large with nice view on the trees and further down you can see the lake. The breakfast, dinner and lunches are very good and everything is served with the most delightful service of all. It feels good to be in such a welcoming environment A place to come and enjoy...

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brierywood, Front of house Manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience of the Briery Wood. We are currently engaged in a programme of refurbishment around the hotel, and I'm happy to hear that you found the hotel so elegant. Our situation is enviable, set in our own grounds, just across the road from Lake Windermere itself. Though the gardens are well wooded, not giving an...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a Sunday stopover & thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We have booked another break here in a couple of months & we are really looking forward to it. The meals are beautifully presented & very tasty. The scones in the cream tea were warm & freshly baked, very light.

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brierywood, Front of house Manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. Our Sunday stopover is extremely popular, offering great value with the dinner and complimentary bottle of wine as well as the cream tea of our chef's home made scones included in the deal. Our chefs put a lot of effort and dedication into the serving of our meals. As the...

Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay at Briery Wood in the gorgeous surroundings, very clean, all the staff are very attentive and nothing is too much trouble!! The food was delicious!! Will most definitely stay again.

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brierywood, Front of house Manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review We are fortunate to be set in 7 acres of our landscaped gardens, well cared for by our gardening team, and beyond that the splendour of the Lake District. We have a dedicated team of house keepers who work tirelessly to keep the hotel in top condition, and our front of house team are all...

Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place, friendly, attentive and helpful staff, lovely food. Enough said... but I'm told to write more. So...yes, I would stay here again. My wife described it best: a posh hotel that doesn't act posh

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brierywood, Front of house manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It's great to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. Our staff are always keen to help our guests enjoy their time with us, and making their stay in the Lake district as relaxing as possible. Our chef's work hard to provide the AA rosette standard food that we serve and always appreciate...

Eaglescliffe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Hotel is set in beautiful grounds, very close to Lake Windermere, and located conveniently between Windermere and Ambleside. The staff were welcoming and attentive at all times.The entire hotel was very clean and well appointed. The rooms were of a reasonable size and comfortable. The food was good and the breakfasts were excellent. It is also a pet friendly...

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brierywood, Front of House Manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous words about the hotel. We are very lucky to be set in 7 acres of our own landscaped gardens, which are maintained by our dedicated groundkeeping team through all weathers. Our position, between the charming villages of Ambleside and Windermere, with Bowness nearby offering access to the Lake cruises is enviable, offering easy access North...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Moments from the eastern shores of Lake Windermere and set in seven acres of beautiful secluded gardens and woodland lies Briery Wood Country House Hotel. This beautiful Lake District hotel is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a country house atmosphere with all the comforts of home, while surrounded by spectacular landscapes, lakes and fells. Briery Wood is within easy reach of the popular villages of Ambleside, Bowness and Windermere, so it's a great base for exploring the Lake District, whether you are looking for a spot of retail therapy or outdoor adventure. The informal and friendly service is so good you'll hardly notice it. It's our job to make you feel at home...Which isn't hard once you sit back and unwind in one of our cosy lounges whilst enjoying a freshly brewed coffee or maybe a glass of chilled wine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Briery Wood Country House Hotel

Address: Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1ES, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: €83 - €149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Briery Wood Country House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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Briery Wood Country House Hotel Windermere, Lake District
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Windermere
#11 Family Hotel in Windermere
#13 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
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“Good to book a garden terrace room 1,2 or 3”
  • Garden terrace room
 of 5 bubbles O561TDjohns, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 14 is particularly good.”
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“None it was great. ”
 of 5 bubbles tonybT4689QO, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask for a garden room”
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“Room 11 is beautiful, and has a jacuzzi bath!”
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