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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Carlisle, Cumbria, England

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Val h
1 review
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“Great location, beautiful property, a place to unwind.”
Reviewed 2 April 2017 for a stay in March 2017
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The location was perfect, being close to family for a catch up.
We loved the accomodation and setting of the cottage, a facinating place.
Our only observation was that the sofa in the lounge did not reflect the high standard of the rest of the property.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Milktrace
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Superb base”
Reviewed 18 January 2017 for a stay in January 2017

Just come back from a 3 night stay, could not fault the place at all, very clean, fresh and well equipped, the scones on arrival were a nice touch, we will be returning some day

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Management Response
18 Jan 2017
Many Thanks for taking time to write the excellent review - so glad you enjoyed your stay at Heads Nook Hall Cottage. Malcolm
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Allison6
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
151 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
Reviewed 25 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We had rented a place to stay in Ambleside. When we arrived it had been double booked! We couldn't believe our luck when this cottage was available because of a last minute cancellation. From the moment we first contacted Malcolm to the minute we left, he could not have been kinder, more welcoming or more helpful. The cottage is brilliant, especially if you have someone in your party with limited mobility. There is lots of space, wide corridors etc. It has been built within the last ten years or so as an extension to the main house and to an extremely high standard. For example, you can play music in the sitting room which can then be relayed to all or individual rooms, including the bathroom! It has a lovely atmosphere and is very well equipped. There is lots of space in the garden to play and we particularly loved hearing the owl hooting at night. The cottage was more reasonably priced than the one we should have stayed in and we felt it was excellent value for money. It is about half an hour from the northern end if Ullswater (good rowing and boat trips etc) 20 mins from Walks along Hadrians wall and only 20 mins from Gretna shopping outlet (good option if it's raining). There are other lovely walks in the area Malcolm can tell you about. Icing on the cake - we had breakfast in the main house on our last morning - great breakfast in an incredible setting. We will definitely be back.

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Liked best: The location, the quality of the building and the owner
Liked least: The mattresses on the single beds
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
25 Aug 2016
Thank you for taking the time to write such a cracking review!! Pleased we could help you out in the circumstances and it worked out so well
Malcolm
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Helen R
London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Once again, a fab stay at the cottage with young family”
Reviewed 24 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We've been to Heads Nook Cottage before, but this time returned with young children/extended family (my sister and I and our two young girls aged 3 years and 6 months). Was lovely arriving and knowing that it's a real home from home - fruit cake with tea/coffee/milk greeted us on arrival, a spotlessly clean and well equipped base with which to meet up with family and explore the local area.

Perfect place for young family because
- all on one level (no stairs, stair gates etc)
- well equipped kitchen (all you need - dishwasher, oven, microwave and plenty of crockery)
- separate laundry room (washing machine and tumble dryer - necessity for kids!)
- bath and not just a shower (again ideal for mucky kids)

This is my third visit and I know we will be back again. It's just so convenient and yet we are not compromising on quality just because we travel with young kids.

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
24 Aug 2016
Helen - many thanks for taking time to write this excellent review. So pleased that everyone enjoyed their stay at the cottage.
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dianebund...
portsmouth
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Home from home”
Reviewed 22 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

This is an amazing little cottage, we booked to attend a wedding. It was our first trip away with our 4 month old and couldn't have asked for more. Cot and highchair avaliable for the baby as well as a very comfortable living space.

Kitchen is fully equipped with everything you could possibly need. Full use of a utility room which was needed with a baby, they even provided washing powder and softener.

The set up is great, we had 4 adults and a baby in the cottage for a week. Lots of space and not on top of each other like some places we had stayed previously without a baby.

We were greeted with home made scones and flexible check in (kept Malcom in loop of when we expected to arrive via email). Great leisure facilities just down the road too. Great location will definitely be returning. Xx

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