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Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Well, what can I say, fantastic welcome from Donald & mein hosts. Room extremely comfortable. Locals wonderful. Two great nights in the bar. Will definitely be going back. (can wait) J & Anne from Windsor

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Reviewed 26 May 2015

We stayed there after a day of riding the coast to coast. They were very accommodating. Rooms were basic but nice. The food was the highlight. It was so nice... Breakfast was lovely and the staff were great at all times.

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Thank Lmcgough
Preston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 May 2015

We booked the Highland Drove Inn as the first nights stay on our Coast to Coast bike ride. The owners are so friendly and able to give advice on the best routes and local shops etc. The twin rooms that we stayed in were very comfortable with ensuite shower room with toilet and sink. The rooms had a tv and... More 

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Lancashire UK
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Reviewed 9 May 2015

We stopped for a night at this delightful inn a few miles from Penrith. The owner, Donald, runs this charming village pub with rooms, with enthusiasm, obvious experience and great humour. Our room was comfortable and clean. The food was superior - excellent beef and ale pie - and there are specialities such as nile perch for the adventurous. The... More 

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Northumberland
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Reviewed 4 May 2015

Booked into this place as it was on the C2c cycle route. Situated in nice small village, The Highland Drove is a well appointed country pub with five rooms. Ours was a small twin bedded ròom with a large en suite shower room. Both were well decorated and clean, ideal for anew overnight stay. We dined in the bar area... More 

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Penrith, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

Food amazing, service impeccable, prices reasonable, first choice for us every time! You are made to feel like a VIP when you are at the highland drove, the owner is very attentive without being intrusive, perfect wonderful place!

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Reviewed 13 August 2014

This pub is a little gem - very friendly management and staff, wonderful decor and hidden away down a quiet road in a quiet village in a quiet county. We went for the Sunday lunch, which was a choice of beef or lamb and came with the trimmings - Yorkshire Pudding, roast potatoes, vegetables, etc. Whether you sit downstairs or... More 

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

The food at the Highland Drove is good as is the service. Also there is a selection of excellent beers. However it's up against some pretty fierce local competition who consistently deliver similar fare at much lower prices. They do some interesting twists on traditional pub food, the stuffed chicken breast was excellent on my last visit.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 February 2014

Real ale excellent. We were staying in the village and it was an excellent 'local', with local beers. Food was good, I had the burger selection which was very imaginative. Tasty. Very good. Nice place.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 January 2014

A real country inn with excellent cask beers, friendly atmosphere and some of the best food in the north west, the beds are very comfortable, the staff go out of their way to make your stay comfortable. After a meal and a few drinks after a day on the hills a blissful night was enjoyed, will defiantly be staying again.

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Additional Information about Highland Drove Inn

Address: Great Salkeld CA11 9NR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Great Salkeld
Price Range: €68 - €106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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 of 5 bubbles kittymcanespie, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Earplugs for light sleepers in any room.”
 of 5 bubbles Cathmars1975, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We took rooms on the front of the inn,2 3 and 4, not a problem as there is very little traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles stephencW3591JA, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Anywhere away from the church chimes and the locals drinking in the bar, so probably somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles 945stevew945, 8 Oct 2012 | Read review
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