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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely relaxed hosts, beautiful house, full of character, very comfy bed & everything one could wish for in a proper full English breakfast! Too busy eating it and enjoying the view to take photos! Thoroughly recommend.

Thank griffina2017
Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We chose to stay outside the main Lakes tourist area and Summerhow and Kendal proved a good choice. The owners were welcoming, very hospitable and informative. The breakfast choice and quality was excellent. Although the house is old, it and our room were warm, very comfortable and beautifully furnished. Everything that one might need seemed to be provided and with...

Thank Edward M
Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Very nice B&B, beautiful interior, convenient location just off Shap Road, perfectly peaceful, very friendly hosts; there is a parking space directly in front of the B&B. It's very quiet, no noise from the street

Thank CloudsWandering
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Wonderful hosts, beautiful house and grounds, ensuite bathrooms, world's most comfortable beds, fantastic location on the Lake District side of Kendal. Awesome cooked breakfast. A really special place that you will enjoy.

Thank Andrew C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We had a fantastic time at Summerhow. John and Janey could not have been more hospitable. The rooms were lovely, comfortable beds, peaceful, with beautiful views. The breakfasts were delicious. Great location to explore this part of the Lake District and despite rainy weather, John and Janey provided us information for a suitable walk.

Thank lucytwaite
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Our one night at Summerhow House was just not enough. From our entrance through the gates and the sweeping drive, we were transported into a wonderfully relaxing world where John and Janey couldn't have done enough to help us on a sad visit to a family funeral. From tea on arrival to personal use of their charming sitting room and...

1Thank Anglepoise2014
Decorah, Iowa
Reviewed 21 June 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our nights there and were impressed with the quietude as well as the lovely accomodation and the first rate breakfasts. We were able to drive up to Ullswater and take the boat ride around the lake, and do a little shopping in Keswick. These sights are a bit far from Summerhow, but it was worth coming back...

Thank koolbill
Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2013

Stayed 6 nights in September, giving us time to re-visit the Howgills and the Lakes. Perfect, delicious breakfasts, extremely comfortable beds and an excellent welcome from John & Janey. Kendal is a great little town with plenty going on - especially at the Brewery Arts Centre, with its theatre, cinema and restaurant.

2Thank Peter K
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2013

We booked Summerhow House on our way home from the Highlands of Scotland and had a absolutely lovely few days. John and Janey were really welcoming and couldn't do enough for us from tea and scones on arrival to very tasty 'look forward to' breakfasts we felt thoroughly spoiled from the moment we arrived. The house is very comfortable and...

2Thank nikki_jp_13
Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Decided to stay over in Kendal following a concert at the Brewery. Having had some bad experiences with noise in some hotels we decided to check out our favourite Alistair Sawday site and found Summerhow ! What a gem. We had a very warm welcome from John and Janey who recommended a great restaurant for the evening.The room was delightful...

3Thank Jackie L

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Summerhow House is a fine, substantial country house of distinctive and unique character set in four acres of well maintained gardens and orchard. Sleep in beautifully decorated, comfortable, sunny Bedrooms with great views of the country by day and peace and quiet at night. Guests will be offered a traditional, hearty breakfast with locally sourced produce in the Dining Room or on the terrace, weather permitting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Summerhow Bed & Breskfast

Address: Shap Road, Kendal LA9 6NY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Price Range: $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Summerhow Bed & Breskfast Kendal, Lake District
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“Both rooms were delightfully comfortable. One was a twin, the other a double. Both lovely en-suites had large showers.”
 of 5 bubbles Anglepoise2014, 30 Jun 2014 | Read review
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