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Bristol, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

I was only on my way through, but thought to myself that I have to come back and stay in Tebay as it has got lovely and rarely visited hills in its back yard, far from the busy crowds of the Lakes and the owners are very friendly, the breakfast is delicious and they are dog friendly too.

Thank Edith K
1 review
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Clean, comfortable and cosy with delicious gluten free food if required. Free wifi. Run by nice, friendly people. 2 minutes from the M6 J38 and perfectly situated for Kendal, Penrith and The Lake District. Highly recommended.

Thank Jason_R_Law
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We stayed on our way back home in one of the family rooms. The owners were very friendly and welcoming. The room was large and had plenty of space for all of us. The bathroom by contrast was tiny and it was a struggle to get in and out of the shower. The shower had a timer button which only... More 

Thank Anne M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Lovely stay here. Very friendly, clean, and tasty breakfast. Spacious room. Very accommodating of our small baby! Would definitely go back. Great location for Cumbria or stop off on the way to Scotland as we were doing. Even had nutritional shakes for breakfast which my husband enjoyed indulging in!

Thank Katy I
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Interesting place, full of contrasts, but overall I came away disappointed. Lovely building, but village isn't inspiring right beside M6. Room was clean and had had a lick of paint, but shower and heating were woeful. Bed looked quite new, but the quilt was only 2-3cm thick so combined with poor heating meant a chilly disturbed sleep. Owners were pleasant... More 

Thank MikeDun
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

I am a regular at this guesthouse which is my location of choice whenever I visit Cumbria. I cannot praise the owners enough for their very high standards of cleanliness and very helpful, friendly attitude. As previous reviewers have pointed out, nothing is too much trouble. The breakfasts are freshly cooked and use locally sourced ingredients -they really set you... More 

Thank Richard P
Elgin, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2015

warm comfortable & dog friendly with a dog friendly pub down the road serving excellent food. nothing is too much trouble from this family run b&b, we needed breakfast at 6am on a sunday morning & it was NO trouble at all, beautifully cooked full breakfast with proper local ingredients, very cheap in price, room was warm & comfortable to... More 

Thank Chris T
Northampton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2015

This was a stopover on the way to Scotland.Because I just needed a bed for the night I went for somewhere that was, frankly, cheap, but also looked comfortable.I can imagine that this would be ideal if you were walking, or as a very pleasant group I met were doing, cycling, in this area. I hope the owners will not... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Stayed overnight in comfortable room after a day wandering around Buttermere. Breakfast was freshly cooked on request and you get exactly what you ask for. A proper cup of tea with leaves, not teabags was a welcome change from the norm. Highly recommend this B & B.

Thank Michael W
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Lovely family run b n b. Has the feel of a hostel, without being rude. China used for tea was lovely. Room 6... Tiny room with single bed, but adequate. Powerful shower but very small. I found my self knocking the temperature knob whilst washing. Could do with a shelve in the bathroom as I had to put my mouth... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Old School, Tebay, is a friendly Tea Room and guest house in the beautiful Eden Valley. Situated between the Lakes and Yorkshire Dales we are ideally located to offer good access to many fantastic locations. With the M6 only minutes away this is a perfect stop off point for the weary traveller. For those wanting a longer stay there are many places to explore from the central location. Accommodation The Old School offers an excellent standard of bed & breakfast accommodation ranging from single through to large family rooms. For the larger group up to 30 people, there is the option of B&B, fully catered or self catering. All our rooms offer tea and coffee facilities and en-suite bathrooms.The tea room is open every day except Tuesday from 10:30 am through to 5 pm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old School - Tebay

Address: Tebay, Tebay CA10 3TP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Tebay
Price Range: $122 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“All rooms i've stayed in have had lovely views and no noisy roads - There isn't a bad side!”
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“Single rooms are small”
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“Rooms not facing the (M6 J38).....if you a light sleeper....”
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