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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Just back from another short visit to Nanny Brow - excellent once again. A friendly welcome from management and staff, excellent attention to detail, superb breakfasts and stunning views. Perfect. Planning our third visit already and can't wait. Simply the best and most luxurious B&B you will find.

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review about your recent stay. We love welcoming all our guest to Nanny Brow but especially those that are returning for a second time or more. To be told by a returning guest that we were excellent once again is the biggest compliment we could receive. Thank you once...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 25 April 2016

My partner and I stumbled across this quaint property whilst viewing a long list of B&B's around Lake Windermere. The thing that struck us the most about this property was its charm, character and attention to detail. The building has been renovated extensively and obviously with the comfort of its guests in mind. It is extremely clean, very well laid...

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Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your recent stay with us.Emma and the rest of the team were delighted to read all the lovely things you had to say about Nanny Brow and and the team. We all felt that we had made a difference to your stay in The Lake District and that you...

Alsager, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Having stayed in a number of places in and around the Lake District this beautiful luxury B&B is one of the best, the room was elegant, large and spotlessly clean, the owners were friendly and helpful and even managed to help us get into a fully booked restaurant at the last minute. If you try the nanny brow whatever you...

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review about your recent stay. We were delighted to read how much you had enjoyed yourselves and the experience of staying in this beautifully restored Arts and Crafts house, which is one of only a few significant houses in The Lake District. The team were delighted to read how spotlessly clean you found the house...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2016

After finding this B and B when scrambling for accommodation last minute I was pleasantly surprised by what I found. The Owners and staff were welcoming, informative and charming. The room which I had was one on the cheaper ones but still well above average and very nice indeed. I was shown a few of the other rooms and they...

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Thank you for posting a review about your recent stay with us. We were delighted that after searching for accommodation you found that we had one of our standard rooms available and that you felt that this way way above average. It was also a pleasure to show you some of our other rooms before you departed and I hope...

Reviewed 11 April 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed in the Rydal room in the annex and it was lovely - great bathroom which is always something I look for! Staff were so helpful in their recommendations for dinner (lots of v impressive restaurants around this area) and booking tables/transport if requested. Also have lots of good walk ideas. Lounge area was great, with...

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your recent stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and that you thought that the bedroom and bathroom was great. It was also lovely to read your kind comments about how helpful all the staff were, the excellent choice of local restaurants, incredible views and the...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2016

We stayed here many years ago and were more than pleasantly surprised, to find that the new owners have improved on something that was already perfect. If your looking for somewhere central to the Lakes but also quiet and away from the hustle and bustle of the Towns then this is for you, Enjoy!!!

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you both for your lovely review, and compliment about us improving on something that was already perfect. We have thoroughly enjoyed restoring Nanny Brow back to its Arts and Craft origins and are delighted to welcome guests back here that stayed before it closed in 2003. Thank you for recommending us to other Trip Advisor readers and we look...

Reviewed 5 April 2016

We stayed here for two nights for a joint 50th birthday celebration in a party of 6 couples. The Brathay Suite was lovely with fantastic views up over the Wrynose Pass (at least when the mist cleared). We were well looked after with amazing breakfasts and with Sue and the team catering for our needs, including restaurant and taxi bookings....

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you both for posting a review about your stay. We all enjoyed looking after the 12 of you for the weekend too and we were delighted you were all so pleased with your stay the restaurants we had booked for you all and the transport. As you said Brathay Suite is a beautiful room and the views from the...

Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Having stayed at nanny brow prior to it's closedown it was nice to.see that things can be made even better. We stayed for three nights in Lingmoor which has great views. The afternoon tea is a must. Thank you for a great holiday Sue and Emma see you soon. Sue & Mike.

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you Mike and Sue for taking the time to post a review and including pictures of your stay. We are delighted that you feel that Nanny Brow is even better than it was last time you stayed which was before it closed in 2002. We have now been open for 5 years following a complete renovation of the house...

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We had three great nights prior to the Easter holiday period, We had stayed at Nanny Brow under the previous owners back in 2001. Some things do get better, It's now simply the best. Have the Afternoon Tea! Thank You Sue and Emma see you again soon. Sue and Mike.

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you both for your lovely review. I am so pleased you liked the renovations we have undertaken here since the house closed in 2002. We just loved your saying"some things do get better:) We look forward to welcoming you both bath soon. All the best Sue

Reviewed 30 March 2016

I stayed here with my partner over the Easter Weekend in the Buttermere Suit and was really impressed with the hotel and experience in general. I was also delighted with the service and care we received from Susan and Emma. The pair could not have been more helpful during our stay. The hotel was fabulous and the view from our...

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Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your stay with us over Easter. We are delighted that you both enjoyed your trip especially as it was a surprise for your partner.As you said Buttermere Suite is a beautiful room with stunning views into the gardens and fells beyond. We will give Kewi and extra treat with...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nanny Brow sits on its own private crag, near Ambleside with views down the Brathay valley. Direct fellside access for walkers and only minutes from the stunning Langdale Valleys. A relaxing family home with excellent levels of comfort and service. Spotlessly clean accommodation, warm and spacious with individually designed rooms, friendly service and great breakfasts. Come join us and unwind…… ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nanny Brow

Address: Clappersgate, Ambleside LA22 9NF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $185 - $333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Nanny Brow 5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Brathay suite - fantastic view of river and Langdale peaks”
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