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The Old Homestead at Byresteads

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Witney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived to a warm welcome. The house is beautiful and very well decorated in keeping with the surroundings. Very comfortable warm and cosy. Stunning views and lots of walks within easy reach of Lorton. I cannot recommend this place enough for large family gatherings , it suited our needs very well. The owners were on hand for information of...

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We stayed here in November and it was fantastic. We had a large group with 8 couples and 7 kids and the accommodation was ideal. With a group this size it was so nice everyone got a good sized double room with ensuite, so no one got the raw end of the deal. The living and dining areas were great,...

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Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Just back from a weekend at this beautiful house. We were part of a party of 23 and although I had seen the photos I did not expect the house to be as stunning as it was and the livingroom so cosy especially as it had seats for 25! Was very easy to find with lots of parking as we...

Thank Roslyn F
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Gorgeous accomodation with underfloor heating, 10 bedroom all ensuite-tour on arrival with all amenities. Amazing views from nack of the cottage. Plenty of parking-we had 5 cars for family of 23 for 7days. Owners were very helpful-would definitly recommend it.

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Newcastle upon Tyne
Reviewed 9 January 2013

We booked the house for a weekend away with friends. The house itself was beautiful, a stunning conversion with lovely rooms (all with ensuite facilities with underfloor heating) and in a wonderful location. Stopping us from giving it a 5 star review were: the kitchen was small and lacked equipment needed for serious catering, no towels were included in the...

2Thank Heddon-on-holiday
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2011

My wife and I have just returned from spending two nights at this secluded accommodation which we found delightful. The views from the property are wonderful. Our accommodation was clean and very comfortable. Located close to Cockermouth our base was any easy drive from all of the scenic delights of the Western Lakes. Our hosts, Zen and Jayne, couln't be...

2Thank Geoff K
Reviewed 6 September 2011

I stayed in stable one, the bed was lovely and the shower was brilliant. Otherwise everything was very basic in the room, nothing special although the view was lovely. Breakfast was good, service friendly, location was convenient; 5minute drive to cockermouth and easy drive to several lakes. No internet access!! Also the bathroom was poorly ventilated so was always damp,...

1Thank peara89
Musselburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2011

We spent three nights at this rural b and b within easy reach of Cockermouth. It is clean and welcoming. More information about facilities in the area including good eateries would be helpful.

2Thank nouveau27
Bucks Cross, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2011

I booked 2 nights at the old homestead for my girlfriend and i for a 30th birthday surprise weekend.We stayed sat sun and mon night in may 2011. It was a superb place to stay from start to finish.On arrival we were greeted by zen the owner who was very polite and cheerfull and showed us to our room.We were...

1Thank ANDY2104
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2011

My wife and I have stayed at The Old Homestead with a group of friends for the last four years. We always receive a warm welcome from Jayne and Zen. The character accommodation is spacious, warm and clean with excellent en suite facilities. A number of lakeland walks are within easy reach and the venues for the Keswick Jazz Festival...

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Additional Information about The Old Homestead at Byresteads

Address: Near Cockermouth,Cumbria,CA13 9TW | near Cockermouth, Lorton CA13 9TW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Lorton
Number of rooms: 10
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“all are excellent, ground floor good access for those with limited mobility and byre 1&2 better views of fells since upper rooms and other ground floor rooms either have small windows or views of courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles Heddon-on-holiday, 8 Jan 2013 | Read review
“All are well appointed.”
 of 5 bubbles GeoffK_11, 30 Sep 2011 | Read review
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