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Bronte School House
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Bronte School House
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30 reviews
Bronte School House
Relax in the Lounge - anyone for coffee?
Relax with a book in the Lounge
The Dining Room- check out those cast iron columns!
Choose a window seat, choose a book!
Cook-in or eat-out? the choice is yours!
Original stone stairs - imagine the young Charlotte Bronte climbing these stairs?
Master bedroom with king sized brass bed
The Third Bedroom with original georgian brass bed
The Second Bedroom with twin cast iron beds
Bronte School house garden
Bronte School House garden
Many delightful walks straight from the doorstep
Leck Beck just beyond the garden wall
Walk to Springs Wood from the cottage
Kirkby Lonsdale only 2 miles away
Devil's Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale less than 2 miles away
The cute little Slaters Bridge, Little Langdale
The magnificent Langdales, Lake District, only a short drive away
A very tranquil Grasmere
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, England

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NBoniface
Aldershot, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Stunning home from home”
Reviewed 10 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

Stunning week spent at Bronte School House. Sandra has thought of everything to make for a perfect stay and was so helpful in her correspondence beforehand also, so that we even knew to bring slippers to keep our feet warm! It was a privilege to stay in such a beautiful, historic property. Best weeks sleep I have ever had.
Ideally located to visit many places in Lancashire, the Lakes and Yorkshire. The local shop is a veritable Aladdin's Cave, the local pubs are gems, the chippy in Kirkby Lonsdale is a blessing after a long day walking - we cannot wait to come back. Thank you so much for making our holiday so perfect XX

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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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sammarei
Niagara Falls, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
5 reviews
“Could have stayed another month!”
Reviewed 26 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015

This was our first experience with Trip Advisor rentals and we were so pleased. The home had every comfort needed for a family of five. The location was conveniently off the A25 and a quick drive from a wonderful grocery store. The setting was beautiful. Sandra was very welcoming and made sure we had all we needed. The bathroom was surprisingly updated (hot showers after long treks with the sheep were a treat!) And the beds were - according to my five-year-old - "like marshmallows"
The area had so much to do. Long trails right outside the door, boating on Windermere, we even made it up to Hadrian's wall.
This was a perfect stay and we would love to go back.

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Liked best: Location, Charm of the cottage
Liked least: Being within earshot of the road
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Beachyboy...
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fantastic cottage, great location”
Reviewed 3 March 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Have had a fabulous week! Cottage was perfect for our needs and well located to explore the Lakes, the Dales & Kirkby Lonsdale. Felt very cosy and would love to return at some point

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hunterann...
Olney, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
77 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Beautiful cottage, very comfortable with everything you need!”
Reviewed 2 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

The cottage was delightful with absolutely everything you need. The beds were very comfortable with good quality bed linen. The wood burning stove made the sitting room beautifully warm and cosy. The area is stunning with fabulous walks on the doorstep and excellent restauants - The Highwayman -Hipping Hall. The only small critisism is that we could hear the nearby road.

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Liked best: The comfort.
Liked least: Fairly close to a busy road
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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SandraNic
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Lovely rustic cottage with everything you could want for a comfortable stay”
Reviewed 1 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

A half term break with 15 year old daughter and husband to celebrate a special birthday!
Cosy cottage, comfortable lounge, great beds, large bath.
really close to Booth's so you can stock up on whatever takes your fancy
close enough to lakes for selected walks, coast at Morecombe Bay, and more locally

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Travelling group: Teenagers
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