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High Grove exterior
High Grove Kitchen
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High grove Twin Bedroom
View from garden down the Stock valley
View from garden to Kirkstone Pass
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The view from Grove Farm to Coniston Old Man
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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English first
Essen, Belgium
Reviewed 16 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

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Liked best: The location and cottage
Liked least: Couldn't find/contact the property manager on the day of arrival - (we arrived at 2 PM)
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Manchester, UK
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“Home from home”
Reviewed 11 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013

Having recently had our first baby we decided to try a self catering arrangement rather than hotel or B&B and how glad are we that we did! Firstly, High Grove appears to be part of a converted barn, there are also 3(?) other 'groves' making up the barn so effectively a terrace. That being said the walls are so thick you never hear your neighbours! The owners catered for every need; washer, dryer, iron, normal oven, microwave, tv, DVD, iPod station etc. so all mod cons. However you still feel you are in a traditional cottage with the stone walls, low beams etc. The views are to die for, the location is pretty remote, it's approx 1.5 miles out of Ambleside which doesn't sound a lot but it is all uphill, a serious hill! So that needs pointing out....there is no popping to town or the pub! I am fit and happily walk everywhere but it's 20 mins downhill to town, 30-40min slog uphill to get back. In summary it is a beautiful location, well maintained and supplied accommodation. We would go again while our baby is still very young but perhaps better suited to either romantic couples or serious walkers than a young family.

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Liked best: Home from home
Liked least: The uphill slog meant we drove most days due to having a baby with us.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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Kapunda, Australia
Reviewed 6 October 2012 for a stay in September 2012

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Liked best: The location and view!
Liked least: Wifi and mobile service were very poor
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Reviewed 6 September 2012 for a stay in August 2012
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Liked best: Location, cottage, views, peace and quiet.
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
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Reviewed 10 May 2012 for a stay in April 2012
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Travelling group: Family with Young Children
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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2012 for a stay in April 2012
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person found this review helpful

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Liked best: Location and size of cottage
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2011 for a stay in October 2011
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person found this review helpful

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Liked best: Stunning views and quality of property
Liked least: Small beds !
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
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