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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're looking for a b&b away from the hustle & bustle but still close to a town then this is definitely the right place. The b&b is located just up a small road from the main road and once you're there you'll feel the clean air! The hotel staff are really nice and helpful. The staff make sure that... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your recent stay with us.It was lovely to read all the positive points you had to say about your stay with us from the cleanliness of the rooms to the really helpful staff to the in rooms trays and large modern showers. We are graded by the AA annually... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here a few weeks ago for the weekend. What a beautiful place it is with amazing views! The owners were so friendly and welcoming. The standards of the room down to the breakfast was fantastic. I know we will definitely be booking to stay here again for a weekend away! All in all perfect!

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Chorley, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Nanny Brow over the weekend 12/13 November almost 20 years since we last stayed there (don't know what happen there it won't be that long before we book again} we were welcomed by Milly a lovely lass who showed us around and attended to all are needs , We just love this place and it would be difficult... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review about your recent stay with us I am sorry I didnt get to meet you but delighted to hear how well Millie and the team looked after you both while I was away. I hope you wont leave it another 20 years before you come back and stay with us. All the best Sue More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If the perfect B&B existed... it's probably this. This is not just a B&B, it's a unique experience... a cross between luxury hotel and staying in your dream home. We spent a weekend at Nanny Brow celebrating our wedding vow renewal and couldn't have wished for a more perfect location or level of service. Our standard room was somewhat more... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your recent stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us following the renewal of your vows the day you arrived. I am delighted you enjoyed the history of the house and the decor and obviously got what Nanny Brow is all about. The staff were... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived on Friday at 2pm (1 hour before check-in) and were greeted by Olivia, Josh and Myffy. Despite the early arrival we were shown to our lovely room. The under-floor heating was as warm as the welcome. We went out in Ambleside in the evening prior to which we had drinks in the cosy front room served by Millie.... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your stay with us last weekend. I am sorry I didn't get to meet you I was away visiting friends but I am delighted the team looked after you so well. Olivia and Millie were delighted to read all the lovely things you had to say about them and... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is probably the best luxury B&B we have ever stayed in. The location is stunning with views across the valley and up the hills. The first morning, we woke to find a covering of snow which made the view almost magical. The owner Sue is a great host and made us very welcome. She was more than happy to... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your anniversary stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your selves so much and that your silver wedding anniversary will have an extra special memories for you both. I am pleased you enjoyed waking to the covering of snow on the fells its always magical especially the 1st... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If it's quality you're after, I would recommend this hotel. I had my privacy which is important to me, though whenever the staff saw me they made me feel very welcome. Very clean, attention to detail, generally bloody good all round. Will def. go there again next time in near Windermere.

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your stay with us this week. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and that we managed to arrange for a snow fall for an Australian used to basking in the sun. Love the "generally bloody good all round" Look forward to welcoming you back again All... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had stayed at the Nanny Brow some 30 years ago and had wonderful memories. So for my wife's birthday (she loves the lakes) booked to stay two nights 5-6 November. Well done all at Nanny Brow you made a great impression. My wife thinks I'm wonderful (happy wife happy life). If you are reading this and thinking of booking... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Hi Gary and Jen, delighted we have made Jen so happy :) It was a delight to meet you both and to talk about what Nanny Brow was like 30years ago. I enjoyed showing you the new rooms and the old photos on our computer..hope you didn't get too board. Thank you both for all the lovely things you have... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't stay at Nanny Brow B&B but came upon it this weekend as me and my partner and 4 month old puppy got a bit lost on one of our walks. It was raining and we had no idea how far we were away from our car which was parked in the centre of Ambleside so I was starting... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

I am really totally surprised and humbled that even though your only encounter with us was to ask for help in your time of need you felt it warranted this lovely and really touching review. It was me that you met and my husband Peter that popped you both back into Ambleside with your adorable tiny puppy. I hope you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay at Nanny Brow in the Buttermere suite with wonderful views Lots of extra touches such as homemade cake and biscuits good assortment of teas in the room bottled water etc We did however find the room too warm and had to open windows the bathroom in particular was far too hot including an extremely hot... More 

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Susan_NannyBrow, Owner at Nanny Brow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your recent stay with us.We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and all the little touches. I am sorry you felt the room was too warm had you said I could of done something about this. Dressing gowns are available for £5.00 and we would have been... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nanny Brow sits on its own private crag, near Ambleside with views down the Brathay valley. Direct fellside access for walkers and only minutes from the stunning Langdale Valleys. A relaxing family home with excellent levels of comfort and service. Spotlessly clean accommodation, warm and spacious with individually designed rooms, friendly service and great breakfasts. Come join us and unwind…… ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nanny Brow

Address: Clappersgate, Ambleside LA22 9NF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: £110 - £203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Nanny Brow 5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Go for standard room as good as any premium room in other establishments”
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