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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Ennerdale Bridge, Cleator, Cumbria, England

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luckyt100...
Norwich, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fabulous”
Reviewed 26 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Alexander's Barn is gorgeous. Lovely little nook, perfect for two. Ann, the owner, left us milk & eggs and there was tea, coffee, sugar, Sweetner, herbs etc there for us to use. Nothing was any trouble. The views were spectacular. DVDs, CDs & books for rainy days & evenings. The Fox & Hounds pub in Ennerdale serve lovely homemade food. Would definitely recommend staying there :)

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Will4try
Worthing, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent accommodation”
Reviewed 10 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Fantastic place to stay, we couldn't fault it at all. The views were great and the host was very pleasant and helpful

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PatsyAnn8...
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
“2ND TIME THE CHARM”
Reviewed 6 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013

We had yet another excellent and comfortable stay at The Barn. The traditional fresh laid eggs were a nice thought to welcome us once again. The Barn has all the essentials and is very cosy and warm. Well placed for Wastwater and Wastdale Head. Ennerdale Lake is close by and the village of Ennerdale has The Shepherds Arms Inn which has THE BEST food, We highly recommend the steak and ale pie. Close by is Workington which has an Asda, Morrisons and Lidl. Cockermouth is not so far away and well worth a visit.

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Liked best: Everything..
Liked least: Nothing..
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Older travelers Families with young children
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Wendy B
Oldham, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“beautiful”
Reviewed 7 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013

just perfect, simple as that :) location = peaceful, pubs = nearby, shops = short drive away.

plenty of information supplied for places to visit and things to do. lovely free range eggs and fresh milk

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Liked best: the views
Liked least: slight smell in the bedroom but got used to it, and i'm sure it was a one off :)
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cbrown201...
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Stunning views from a beautifully converted barn house”
Reviewed 5 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013

Really enjoyed our time here. the property has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Anne, the owner, was so helpful and welcoming too.Lovely quiet area away from the throngs of tourists but close enough to whitehaven and cockermouth. Some great real ale pubs nearby too. Highly recommended

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Liked best: Views and level of comfort
Liked least: Small fridge but access to larger freezer outside
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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