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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We opted for afternoon tea for two couples. On arrival we were greeted and shown to the cloakroom, to put our coats away. All staff were very pleasant. We opted for a cuppa in the lounge whilst they were setting up tables. We were able to bag the bay window table - priceless! When then went into another room for...

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Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A treat away in the most beautiful surroundings. Ullswater is my new favourite lake. The Hotel is situated right on the edge of the lake with a fantastic view from the lounge across it. The garden rooms were lovely, we had an upstairs reading / TV lounge, HUGE bathroom and fantastic views. The service provided by the staff was excellent....

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Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jtl652015, we're happy to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to us. Ullswater is widely regarded as the most beautiful of the lakes, (which we heartily agree with), and benefits from missing out on large scale development. We can't take credit for our view but it still takes our breath away. Maintenance and redecoration are constantly ongoing on a...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went yesterday for afternoon tea, 6 adults 2 children, it was excellent. We were served by attentive staff with a lovely selection of open sandwiches and cakes. It is just personal choice but we would have preferred the sausage rolls to have been served with the sandwiches and not after we had finished our tea, again personal choice a...

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Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bev W, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed our new Afternoon Tea. We apologise for the timing of the sausage rolls, they should have been served with the sandwiches. We look forward to seeing you later in the year when you return! Kind regards, Oliver.

Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You have to know where you are going to get to this place as you will not pass it on a main road but it is easy enough to find.The approach is on what is occasionally a narrow road which leads to a dead end so take care.The hotel I would assume is frequented by past guests.As you turn into...

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Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 1AlanKay2, thank you for your kind comments, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us on beautiful Ullswater. We look forward to welcoming you back - hopefully very soon. Kind regards, Oliver.

Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were fantastic. We were given such a warm and charming welcome, being asked which of the three lounges we would like to use. At the moment SB is offering a special 3course lunch menu for £22.50, plenty of choice. The ala carte menue he is also available. It was delightful that we were not hurried despite being the...

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Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Julia D, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your lunch with us. Our Sharrow Through the Ages lunch has only a slight price variation every month depending on the ingredients used. We always wish to provide a warm welcome and happy visit for our guests. We hope we see you again soon. Kind regards, Oliver.

Windermere, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked an Afternoon Tea for 6 people (4pm - £25pp) as a birthday treat for my 91 year old father in law. Excellent service by attentive and friendly staff. Excellent food which I believe is all prepared and made on site. The setting is truly 'outstanding' and arguably the most evocative setting in the whole of the Lake District. The...

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Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anthony H, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your Afternoon Tea, and yes, everything including the bread is all made in house by our excellent kitchen and bake-house team. Happy Birthday to your Father-in-law! Kind regards, Oliver.

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second visit to this lovely hotel right on the edge of Ullswater. Beautiful quiet location, friendly approachable staff, fabulous food. The dining room is particularly stunning with excellent wide views of the lake. Can't wait to return.

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2Thank Alison K
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alison K, thank you for your kind comments, we're pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us again. We hope to see you back at Sharrow Bay again soon. Kind regards, Oliver.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a family we were first time visitors but we were made to feel very welcome on arrival and looked after throughout our three night stay at this jewel in the Lakes The excellent food and its service was the highlight although the accommodation is good , clean and very comfortable so we would return. The walking is unsurprisingly fantastic...

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Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Philip S, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us - and the excellent walking in the beautiful Ullswater Valley. We look forward to welcoming you back to Sharrow Bay soon. Kind regards, Oliver.

Leicestershire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights last week and had a most wonderful stay. We took our two cocker spaniel dogs with us and stayed in Beatrix which is a garden room on two floors with superb views across the lake. I am coeliac and vegan with a dairy and egg intolerance and have to be very careful with my...

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Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sharon G, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to us; we're always happy to help with our guest's dietary requirements, after all you're on holiday and shouldn't miss out! We look forward to seeing you all again soon. Kind regards, Oliver.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful lunch on the edge of Ullswater. The Sharrow Bay offers visitors a superb view across the lake with good walking all round. The cuisine is excellent and therefore is on the higher price point. All the staff are very welcoming so certainly a place to revisit in spring.

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Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tayloredflag, we're happy to hear you enjoyed your lunch with us - and our beautiful view. We'd definitely recommend the local walking, so look forward to welcoming you back to Sharrow Bay. Kind regards, Oliver.

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sharrow Bay is unique; the epitome of English country living in an unrivalled location surrounded by snow-topped mountains and fells, right on the shores of Lake Ullswater, widely regarded as the most beautiful lake in the country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel

Address: Howtown Road | Lake Ullswater, Pooley Bridge, Penrith CA10 2LZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Eden District > Penrith > Pooley Bridge
Price Range: £154 - £330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Sharrow Bay Country Penrith
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