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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

4 of us ate here last week...two had the cumberland sausage & mash, 1 the vegetarian option and 1 the Chicken and leek pie. Everyone was totally satisfied and the food delicious and plentiful.The sticky toffee pudding is superb ... Definitely Recommended!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked on recommendation from the holiday cottage we were staying in. Really enjoyed it, great service, delicious food! Generous portions, good value for money. My husband had lamb, I had the duck, both were excellent!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here yesterday to the delivery the food was so good that we went for a meal today in the pub. The service was really great for 9 people and the food was the best meal I've had in a very long time!! Plenty of outdoor space to sit in the sun with a drink and the dogs such a...

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FranMayvers, Manager at Wilson Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 5 stars and the great review! We are really glad you enjoyed your meal with us. The Steak Puddings are definitely popular and a real winter warmer. We hope to see you back again soon, Best wishes, The Wilsons Team

Balfron, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I booked to stay here on Saturday 18th February through Booking.com way back in September as this was my birthday treat and wanted it all booked in plenty of time. I took ages picking the hotels to stay in for my birthday weekend away and was so looking forward to my night at the Wilson Arms. However, when we turned...

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Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The Wilsons is an excellent place to spend a night whilst visiting the Coniston area. Good location for the water and town, but also a lovely atmosphere in the bar if all you want to do is sit and imbibe and eat the tasty grub on offer.

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We have just returned from a little get away at the Wilsons Arms and are already planning our next visit. This gem of a place is a great base if you are looking to explore the local area. Staff so friendly and helpful, the whole venue is spotlessly clean. We stayed in room 1, a superb room if you are...

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Went for an evening meal, the food was good but nothing spectacular, my wife asked if she could change the potatoes for another sort which they did but when the bill came rather than exchanging the potatoes like for like they had added the exchanged ones to the bill.Not one we'd go back to if we were in the lakes...

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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Last night of our family holiday a party of 14. Had excellent meal in the lovely restaurant the fish pie was beautifull and the children's meals excellent. The steak and kidney pudding was perfect and my duck very tasty.The fish and chips memorable. The over cooked pizza was soon replaced. Al was a perfect host and our waitor a smiley...

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FranMayvers, Manager at Wilson Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review and your kind comments on your visit to us. We are really pleased you enjoyed your meal and we hope to welcome you back again soon! Best wishes, The Wilsons Team PS We'll be happy to point out the hand dryer to you :)

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017

What can I say - apart from fabulous!! - Apartment was very high spec and spotless - Hot tub was a real bonus too - Ate 2 nights at Wilson Arms - food was outstanding and very reasonably priced - Staff were so friendly, helpful & Welcoming - can definitely recommend for anyone who likes walking in the day and...

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FranMayvers, Manager at Wilson Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. We appreciate your very kind comments (and the star rating!). We look forward to seeing you back again next year, if not before! Best wishes, The Wilsons Team

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Reviewed 26 January 2017

I booked a standard Room but it was good. The Pub is Close to Coniston village. Great place if you want to walk or use it as a base to drive from. Plenty of parking. Very Pet friendly you can take dogs into the bar when you want to eat. Food very good i had steak pudding never had one...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Wilson Arms is a family owned country inn sat snugly in the shadow of the world famous Old Man of Coniston and Dow Crag. An ideal stop off for those travelling the Cumbria Way, being one days walk from the beginning (or end depending on the direction) this charismatic Lake District inn is the perfect country retreat. The fantastic location means The Wilson Arms makes a superb base for exploring the Lake District. With the Coniston and Furness Fells or the beautiful Duddon Valley on your doorstep and Ambleside, Bowness-on-Windermere, Grasmere, Grizedale & Wastwater all within easy reach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wilson Arms

Address: Torver LA21 8BB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Torver
Price Range: $152 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Wilson Arms 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“We had a standard room but some cost more its a very old pub.”
gaztn55d, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“N/A But wouldn't like to stay there!!”
robertscotford, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“It makes no difference ,the rooms are lovely !”
680kevn, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 2. Looks exactly as advertised. Overlooks front of hotel and road, though not noisy at all.”
Jo_D_Morgan, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are clean & modern”
normanh972, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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