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Styan Bew B&B

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2012

If you're looking for the perfect B&B in The Lake District, stop looking, you've found it! This really is not only the ideal spot for a peaceful few days of dramatic scenery, fell walking, and remote beauty, it is the most fabulous B&B we have ever come across. We've stayed in a number of places in The Lake District in...

1Thank Kat C
James S, Owner at Styan Bew B&B, responded to this review

Firstly I would like to thank everyone for their very kind reviews it was a great surprise to to get any at all ! Styan bew is no longer trading as a b & b but James has keepers cottage at Glenridding which is mainly weekly bookings through the summer season but short breaks of 3 nights or more out...

Reviewed 10 October 2012

We recently tried Styan Bew B&B in the Lake District and can't praise it enough. Our host James was great from his lovely breakfasts to sorting out our first attempt at lighting a wood burning heater! For a B&B this is more like having a cottage with your own bedroom, bathroom, then living/dining room kept beautifully warm by the aforementioned...

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Widnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2012

07/09/12 -09/09/12 Styan Bew is set in a perfect location for hiking, for peacefulness, & tranquility. James was the perfect host, and made us feel very welcome. Thank you James! We highly recommend a stay here. Barbara & Derick Attwood

1Thank Derick A
Upton upon Severn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2012

This is an ideal base for exploring the Lakes, and walking the mountains. Comfortable, cosy, with your own sitting room, and a view onto the mountainside. There is lots of birdlife in the garden. James is very welcoming, and provides a big enough breakfast to climb 2 mountains! There are walks straight from the cottage, and many others (and eating...

Thank Rosemary W
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2012

My husband and i stayed at this b n b recently for 3 nights, the weather was lovely, the breakfast was huge, which kept us going all day, the cottage is beautiful with stunning views, its the best b n b we,ve ever stayed in, james is the perfect host, cant wait to go back in october, this is mine...

Thank karen p
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2012

My boyfriend and I have stayed in this B&B twice now and we still want to go back! It really is beautiful and everything you could want from a relaxing break with plenty of walking. The B&B feels more like a cottage break without the self-catering, it has a separate living room with a DVD player, comfy sofa and a...

1Thank Charlotte L
Reviewed 13 August 2012

Wonderful - quiet setting, beautiful surroundings, great breakfast, clean and cosy accommodation, well positioned - many lovely walks from the door and the start for Helvellyn only a short drive away. It was lovely to have a little outside space and private sitting room/dining room.

Thank Elski201
Cheshire, England
Reviewed 7 July 2012

Spent two nights at Styan Bew recently. I defy you to find another B&B like this one. James our host made us feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble for him. There are numerous walks from the door and we may have tackled more had the weather been half decent. One thing that was lovely is coming back...

Thank Jennifer P
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 June 2012

From your own cosy private sitting room to the amazing views of Hartsop and variety of birds in your own little garden, not to mention the comfy bed & delicious breakfast, our stay at Styan Bew was perfect. There are walks from right outside the door or Windermere, Ambleside and Bowness on Windermere are all just a short drive away....

Thank Trempleton
Reviewed 21 April 2012

Just the best B&B ever, no questions! We went in April 2012. Lovely sitting room all to yourself, tastefully decorated and cosy. All the benefits of a hotel and self catering all rolled in together. Set near Brotherswater at the foot of the Kirkstone pass the mountain views from the windows are stunning. Blissfully quiet apart from the multitude of...

1Thank Dave-Keele

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unique rural en-suite B & B catering for just two people situated in the hamlet of Hartsop at the bottom of Kirkstone Pass. The accommodation has a private door, own lounge and wood burning stove. Ideal location for some of the Lake Districts favorite walks. Ullswater, Helvellyn and Dove crag are virtually on the doorstep while Ambleside and Windermere are just a few miles away. Patterdale and Glenridding are a few minutes drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Styan Bew B&B

Address: Hartsop CA11 0NZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Hartsop
Price Range: $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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