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“Great little cottage!”
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Birch Cottage from walk to Wansfell, nestled on outskirts of Ambleside
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Birch Cottage from walk to Wansfell, nestled on outskirts of Ambleside
Bed area of large double room
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4.5 of 5 bubbles
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14 reviews
Birch Cottage from walk to Wansfell, nestled on outskirts of Ambleside
Bed area of large double room
Extra seating area of large double room
Spacious bathroom [has separate shower cubicle not seen in photo]
Fireplace
view from cottage
garden
view from cottage
welcoming front door
garden
welcoming front door
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 14 reviews
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ArwenBeat...
Bristol, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great little cottage!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

Such a lovely cottage, and perfectly located to explore the Lake District. Very comfortable, had everything that we could need, easy walking distance to the town-centre of Ambleside, however still feels away from it all. Especially enjoyed the views from the cottage and the lovely garden area. Thank you so much, would love to come back sometime!

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Liked best: Good kitchen, great location, lovely gas fire
Liked least: No washing machine
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Kemmanm
1 review
“Convinient Cottage”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Location-Not far from town but still feels away from it all.Great views from the front door.
In the Cottage-Got everything you would need to make toast to roast dinner.Electricity and gas included in the price.Very clear instructions from the owners on everything you would possibly need to know in the cottage during your stay.
Entertainment-sky tv,books and games for kids and adults alike.
Cons-An ensuite would be nice in double bedroom.
A new fridge and a couple of trays would be nice.
The carpet on the stairs a bit slippery!

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Roanoke, Virginia
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

4 of 5 bubbles How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 bubbles How helpful were the directions to the property?
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Liked best: the atmosphere
Liked least: our large car and a tight parking space
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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WMLG
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“lovely cottage in prime location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013

Lovely cottage with everything we needed for our walking weekend. Garden was a bonus and a treat to have breakfast in with the sun shining.
We would stay here again.
Thank you

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Liked best: location
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Tricia_He...
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
40 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A good base for a short trip”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2012 for a stay in December 2012

Finding accommodation at relatively short notice in the Lakes is difficult, especially at Christmas. Birch Cottage was perfect for us, we only wanted three/four nights and Lindsay was able to offer some flexibility and it was very reasonably priced.

It was easy to find and in a good location, a short walk out of Ambleside town. It had everything we needed and was cosy and warm. The heating was on a timer, we should have asked in advance about the settings although the gas heater in the living area was very effective.

As often is the case, the crockery and cutlery was designed to be break-proof rather than stylish, it would have been helpful if some dish washing liquid had been available, and the light to the top bedroom wasn't working. This wasn't a major problem and we made use of the torch provided!

All in all it was a lovely, comfortable cottage and I would recommend it.

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Liked best: Good location
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Rhiannon...
Worcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Homely, great site and a nice and cosy cottage”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2012 for a stay in June 2012

It felt very much like home and a very welcoming. It's nice and cosy but not too small. Not a long walk to the lakes and brilliant views from the top bedroom and garden.

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Liked best: The lounge as it was nice and cosy and warm
Liked least: The Rain :(
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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punkyface
leicestershire
1 review
“a lovely characterful cosy cottage”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2012 for a stay in July 2011

Birch is ideally situated for walking everywhere from the door. The nearest pub is just a saunter from the door and we did loads of walks too leaving the car behind most days. It is very cosy and warm and well equipped and would love to stay again.

5 of 5 bubbles How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 bubbles How helpful were the directions to the property?
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Liked best: location
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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