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“Fantastic stay.”
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The house from the paddock
The Green Bedroom
The Red Bedroom
The view from the front of the house
Sand bedroom
The Dining Conservatory
Wild flowers on our driveway
The house from the driveway
Another picture of the Green Bedroom
The patio
The patio ,ideal for BBQ's and pre dinner drinks
The Lounge
The Snug
Morecambe Bay from the paddock
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5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 15
Allithwaite, Cumbria, England

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harding12...
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic stay.”
Reviewed 13 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Bankfield house is a beautiful house in lovely surroundings. Everything a large family group with 2 dogs could possibly need, very clean, spacious,and well equipped . The garden is perfect for all and Helen and Eric have thought of all the touches to make your stay easy and relaxing. planning our next stay already!!

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Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
13 Jul 2015
So glad you enjoyed your stay at Bankfield House .We always like to get feedback from our guests.
Looking forward to welcoming you back.

All the very best,

Eric and Helen
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andy S
1 review
“Great house for a family get together”
Reviewed 17 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We were a party of twelve adults and one large dog. We stayed for three nights and had a great time. Bankfield house is a very spacious comfortable and well presented property. The kitchen is equipped with everything needed for cooking large family meals. The rooms are all lovely. We took advantage of the good weather and had a BBQ in the garden on the first night. The large conservatory was great for meals in. All in all, a fantastic stay. Many thanks to Eric and Helen for a warm welcome and for a very nice welcome pack.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
18 Jun 2015
Hi Andrew,
Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to post the review.
Looking forward to seeing you all again

Best regards,
Eric and Helen
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GlenDavid...
1 review
“1st class”
Reviewed 8 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Stayed at Bankfield House for a weekend to celebrate a family birthday.House is fantastic, full of character and is very well stocked with all those things you forget to take away with you. Garden is great for the kids and has wonderful views. Planning returning for another stay next year.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
8 Jun 2015
Glad you all enjoyed yourselves and we do hope we see you back here in the not too distant future......haste ye back !!!!
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zulieka20...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Fabulous”
Reviewed 20 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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Travelling from Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Portsmouth my family and I have just returned from a week spent at Bankfield House. We loved every minute of our stay-it truly is a fabulous house with everything you need supplied-homely and comfortable. The house has spacious rooms and a lovely ambiance.
We enjoyed breakfast in the kitchen with the AGA giving that country kitchen feel-a great place to start the day. Out and about around the beautiful Lake District through the day knowing we would return to chilled and relaxed family dinners in the spacious conservatory was perfect...followed by games of scrabble and Pictionary (supplied) in one of the lounges. My 1 year old grandson loved the space to crawl around and he slept like a log every night in the travel cot supplied by Eric and Helen..proving he felt at home here. We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay...cannot fault this as a place to stay, comfortable spacious rooms, plenty of space for being together or having time for yourself, great safe garden for the dogs. Our hosts Eric and Helen were just lovely. We plan to return as all in all--"Just Perfect.."

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
21 May 2015
Hi Heather,
Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review...it is very rewarding to us both to get such feedback from our guests.We can only say we look forward to seeing you all again and in the meantime stay happy and healthy,
All the very best,

Eric and Helen
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Rebecca26...
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“The Lakers '15”
Reviewed 14 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Our family consisted of 12 adults and 3 children and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! The house is nice and spacious so we all had enough room to mill about without feeling like we were ontop of eachother. We especially loved the large dining area in the conservatory and ate as a family every evening. Considering it is a large house, the heating had no problem getting the house nice and toasty, we had great weather so only needed to take the chill off later in the day. We all loved the bathrooms as there was enough for everyone we and found the bathroom particularly relaxing. All our bedrooms were lovely and spacious but we did give this a 4/5 star rating because we could have done with a little more storage space and a few of the beds weren't particularly comfortable unfortunately. We remedied this with extra duvets ontop of the mattresses to pad them out. We would suggest families who get an online shop delivered to the house not to go too over the top on frozen items as we found that there wasn't enough room and had to refrigerate most things instead. This was only because there were so many of us and so we had quite a big shop.
I must say when booking the holiday Helen and Eric were very helpful and friendly and couldn't do more for us.
The area is lovely and there are plenty of places to visit by car, with a lovely walk to grange village which takes about an hour on foot and 5 minutes by car. Bowness is a lovely day out and Ducky Farm near Bankfield House is amazing for the kids. The only downside was having grandparents walking up and down jack hill to the local pub etc as it was pretty steep!
I would definitely recommend this accommodation to other families and friends alike.

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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
15 Apr 2015
Thank you for your kind comments and we will take at look at increasing the food freezing capacity,although this is the first time anyone has mentioned it.We are glad you enjoyed yourselves and if you can let us know which paricular beds yoi did not like we will check out the mattresses.
Best regards,

Eric and Helen
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