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This is supposed to be a gold award place. It's not
Tried to book dinner on the phone. Sounded delicious on website. Told rather rudely they don't have a la carte, just table d'hote with no choice. Extremely unhelpful
Fridge in room. Yes there was...More
Just off the A66 on a back road is the small village ( it may not qualify as a village) more a rural hamlet of Newbiggin. The Old School is a quiet location and has a lovely garden to watch the sun go down and...More
Having never staying in a guest house before, I was absolutely made up with our one night stay! Pauline and John were amazing hosts and nothing was too much effort. Next time we are up that way, I certainly know where we will be staying!...More
Travelling south for work and decided to stop off in the Penrith area for the night. I was lucky enough to be given the number for the Old School by a local hotel with no vacancies.
What I found was a real gem, 5 star...More
My hubby and I booked very last minute for a one night stay and were very appreciative of how accomodating John and Pauline were. The Red Room was stunning and immaculate in every way. Ioved all the attention to detail and we felt our every...More
Thank Verna A
Response from LadyCumbria, Owner at The Old SchoolResponded 6 October 2014
Thank you for your glowing review. We always appreciate constructive comments made and try our best to give our guests an enjoyable stay with us. Glad you enjoyed the garden as we won again this year in our category with Cumbria-in-Bloom. P/J