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33 reviews
The Dairy
Stone steps leading down to the Dairy
Open living space
Fully equipped kitchen
Lounge with French Doors leading onto the Private Garden
Couch is a sofa bed
Couch is a sofa bed
Dairy from its private garden
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Glenridding, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Very good - based on 33 reviews
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PallHS
Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
“Cosy base amongst the trees from which to explore the fells”
Reviewed 11 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Thanks to house-keeper Jane for letting us raid the Hall bookcase, and to Sean for the lend of some of his own books. Unfortunately, the weather was too good to read very much, so we were out walking every day. No need to spend time shopping with the local milk-lady, Mary Lightfoot from Gillside Farm, delivering milk, cream, yoghurt and orange juice daily, and the local Sainsbury's delivering the week's groceries promptly at the start. The sofa bed was a little lumpy but the double bed mattress unzipped in two, to make comfortable separate beds, one up, one down for the one that couldn't negotiate the ladder into the cosy loft bedroom. The owl was heard and the deer spotted again. Lovely lighting amongst the trees.

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Liked best: Location and deliveries
Liked least: The sofa-bed, though a zed-bed was offered too.
Travelling group: Other
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
3 Nov 2015
Glad you had a good stay. We hope to meet you again sometime. Regards The Patterdale Team
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andy27540...
Warrington, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Fantastic getaway lodge”
Reviewed 2 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

This cottage was extremely good! Have to reiterate other users comment regarding the stairs, it really isnt for the faint hearted! However it is worth the stairs as the room upstairs is extremely good! You get your own private garden which is a nice touch. Additionally, we were welcomed enthusiastically by the owners, they were helpful when we needed them. We got our own kitchen area which was also helpful! The main room is also a huge bonus and it is a lot bigger than in the pictures suggest. Overall i would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for an escape to the lakes!

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Liked best: The location.
Liked least: the stairs leading up to the bedroom.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
3 Nov 2015
What a lovely review. Thank you very much. Hope to see you again. Best regards, The Patterdale Team.
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Susan J
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great place to stay!!”
Reviewed 31 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Having walked past this property quite a few times it was our first stay here for a week. We just loved it! From our arrival to the Dairy it didn't take long to settle in, lovely private garden with camping chairs which were well used for a glass of wine or beer and even when it rained the canopy meant we were sheltered.
The bedroom was really warm and cosy too and ladder no problem, bed was very comfortable.
The Dairy has lots of space inside with a different view out of each window. Many extras were included which included a jug of fresh milk and coffee/tea and biscuits - thank you.
We will definitely be returning and looking forward to our next stay!

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Liked best: Peace and quiet
Liked least: Departing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
3 Nov 2015
Many thanks for the review. Looking forward to seeing you again. The Dairy is now fitted with a wood burning stove adding to the charm.
Best regards, the Patterdale Team.
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KScott171...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Awesome accomodation, location and facilities”
Reviewed 23 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Just returned from an amazing stay at the Dairy. Hard to express the high quality of this accomodation and location. Great for walking, sailing, cycling , sightseeing and pure luxury to return home to . Highly recommend this accomodation we will be back!

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Liked best: Peaceful luxury accomodation
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
4 Nov 2015
Thanks for the kind words. We are very proud of it. See you again. The Patterdale Team
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Shona B
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Lovely Lakes Retreat”
Reviewed 13 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Idyllic location, great house! Everything you need for a few nights of escape! Very cosy...especially when the weather turns!

Definitely a great place for exploring the Lakes! And Sean was a great host!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
4 Nov 2015
Thanks for the review. Hope to see you again. Regards.
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