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The Blue House Bed and Breakfast

Browside Cottage, Ayside, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6JE England
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#2 of 15 B&Bs / Inns in Cartmel
17th-Century country cottage, set in an acre of garden, in the heart of the English Lake District. Close to Windermere and ideal for the historic village of Cartmel with its famous Sticky Toffee Pudding and Race Course. Home baking, log fires and aga cooked breakfast. Each room has TV, DVD, robes, toiletries and internet access. Dogs and children are welcome. There is a good choice of pubs and restaurants close by - The Crown at High Newton is within walking distance and the award winning Mason's Arms is close by on Cartmel Fell offering good food and local ales. Cartmel village has L'Enclume - a Michelin Star restaurant, standing 2nd in the Good Food Guide's Top Ten, and Rogan's - a river-side bistro in the heart of the village.
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Amy L wrote a review Nov 2020
Newcastle37 contributions8 helpful votes
A fantastic place to stay and excellent value!!!! The caravan is so cosy and the toilet & kitchen area are spotlessly clean and have everything you need. Lots of nice little extras that make it special. The bed is super comfy!!!! We didn’t want to leave. We went on a lovely 10k walk from the caravan up to the woods and reservoir area. Fantastic views and very peaceful.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Helen J wrote a review Nov 2020
Penrith, United Kingdom22 contributions3 helpful votes
Just back from a lovely night away. We stayed in the Garden Room which had its own front door. The room was beautiful with a log burner, homemade flapjack, tea & coffee making facilities fresh milk, water, wine glasses, TV & DVD player (with a selection of DVDs) & candles. The bathroom was beautiful too with lots of lovely touches. Tina provided lots of breakfast choices with homemade bread & a range of times in the dining room. The cooked breakfast was delicious. Four legged companions are also made very welcome. It was a lovely break away & a short drive from Cartmel village.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Steve & Lisa H wrote a review Oct 2020
Lancashire, United Kingdom38 contributions5 helpful votes
We stayed at the Blue House to extend our holiday on the way to Scotland by spending a day in the Lakes. We were delighted with our stay here. The house is beautifully decorated and ihas a warm, cosy cottage feel. The room wasn't en-suite but we had a large, well appointed bathroom right next to our bedroom on a private landing so it was as good as. There were homemade flapjacks (delicious!) awaiting us in the room along with dog treats for the dog! The breakfast was one of the best I've had in a long time. The food was clearly good quality fresh local produce. We felt very relaxed and at home here and wish we could have stayed longer. You are about 10 mins drive from Cartmel here and in a great location to explore the southern Lakes. We paid £75 for bad and breakfast for 2 adults + dog which felt like an absolute bargain. Would hihgly recommend.
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Date of stay: September 2020
TopCatTony wrote a review Oct 2020
Manchester, United Kingdom295 contributions66 helpful votes
Just a few miles outside Cartmel,and within easy striking distance of both Windermere and Coniston Water, The Blue House B&B is a treasure just off the beaten track. Your host is Tina, a bubbly and attentive lady who welcomes 2- and 4-legged guests with equal enthusiasm. I stayed upstairs in a beautifully presented cottage bedroom with its own bathroom off the landing. With 2 further ground floor rooms and a travellers caravan in the garden, you’re spoilt for choice. Tina’s breakfast options of traditional cereals, full English or pancakes with bacon and maple syrup, are prepared on a traditional aga, accompanied by freshly brewed coffee and OJ. If your plan is to explore the Southern Lake District, this 250 year old property is the perfect place to start and finish your day.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
Carolin J wrote a review Aug 2020
5 contributions2 helpful votes
We had a great time at the blue house b&b, lovely room with homemade biscuits and coffee, great large bathroom and a full English breakfast in the morning- with grilled Grapefruit that was really special! Thank You!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$91 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandCumbriaLake DistrictGrange-over-SandsCartmel
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Blue House Bed and Breakfast
Which popular attractions are close to The Blue House Bed and Breakfast?
Nearby attractions include Cliffhanger Rooms (2.6 miles), Witherslack Hall Equestrian Centre (2.9 miles), and Predator Experience (0.2 miles).
Is parking available at The Blue House Bed and Breakfast?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Blue House Bed and Breakfast?
Conveniently located restaurants include Moochin' About Espresso Bar - Persian Kitchen, L'Enclume, and The Estuary.
Are pets allowed at The Blue House Bed and Breakfast?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to The Blue House Bed and Breakfast?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Stott Park Bobbin Mill (3.1 miles), Holker Hall and Gardens (4.9 miles), and Hampsfell Hospice (2.7 miles).