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“Fab mini break”
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Dunmail House
Ranked #10 of 20 Grasmere B&B and Inns
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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“Fab mini break”
Reviewed 1 June 2014

My Mum and I have just returned from two nights at Dunmail House. I am so glad we chose to stay here. It is a lovely house run by two lovely people. Our room was spotless and very comfortable and the breakfasts were superb. We normally go to the Lakes in our touring caravan but it was lovely to have all the home comforts of Dunmail House. I would recommend it to anyone. The gardens are stunning too and the views are beautiful. Thank you Shirley and Tony. I am sure we will see you again.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review, 4 June 2014
It was good to meet you both and we are delighted you enjoyed your short holiday here with us. The views here at our home are as you say absolutely stunning and we say "Wow" every morning. We do hope we shall see you again in the future. Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review for us your comments are appreciated.
Kind Regards
Shirley & Tony
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Skipton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 May 2014

Just returned from what must be our 10th stay at Dunmail House. This is an excellent B&B with wonderfully warm hosts - Shirley & Tony cannot do enough for you!!! Our stay has been as good as ever. The room was warm, very clean & very comfortable with lovely soft furnishings and stunning views over Dunmail House garden up steep fells behind guest house - very quiet and private. The morning breakfast is unbeatable, well worth the Breakfast Award, with freshly prepared fruit, cereal, a wide menu for cooked food (the Lakeland Platter is superb!) and homemade jams and marmalade. The resident's lounge is very large and comfortable with wide panoramic windows overlooking the Easedale Fells. Since our first stay at Dunmail House with Shirley & Tony we simply would not stay anywhere else in the Lakes, we are so confident we will have excellent food, warm, cosy room and a warm welcome that is second to none. Shirley & Tony run a guest house that really would take some beating!!!

Room Tip: We have stayed in rooms both at the front and the rear of the house - stunning views from all rooms.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review, 1 June 2014
We are absolutely delighted that you continue to enjoy staying with us here at Dunmail with the beautiful views from all our rooms and our extensive breakfast. We strive to make our home a haven of relaxation and comfort for all who choose to stay with us.
Thank you so much for your superb comments which mean a lot to us. We hope to see you again soon.
Best Wishes
Shirley & Tony
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Dudley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

Beautiful rooms, wonderful views and garden and such welcoming hosts. Nothing is too much trouble and breakfast is just fabulous.
This was our fourth stay...
Wouldn't stay anywhere else now in Central Lakes area.

  • Stayed May 2014
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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review, 16 May 2014
Many thanks for taking the time to write your first review following your most recent stay here with us at Dunmail. We are always delighted to see you all and it is our true reward to know that our guests enjoy staying with us. We look forward to welcoming you again and thank you again for your kind comments.

Shirley & Tony
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

We have just returned from a 2 night stay and it was wonderful! We were greeted with a warm welcome and the breakfast was just delightful! From the minute we sent the email asking if there was room for us Shirley and Tony were nothing but lovely and they really made us feel welcome. The room was very comfortable, everything was just perfect. Thank you very much hope to visit again soon!

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review, 25 April 2014
Many thanks Emily for taking the time to post your thoughts on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate your kind comments. It was our pleasure to meet you both and we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us here at our home in Grasmere. We wish you both all the best and hope to see you again soon.

Shirley & Tony
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 April 2014

Just returned from a three day break at this excellent B&B.We have stayed here many times and always get a warm and friendly welcome.Its like a home from home with the added bonus of a fantastic breakfast.We won't stay any where else.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review, 14 April 2014
Many thanks not only for staying with us again but also for taking the time to write an up to date review for us. We are delighted to learn you would not stay anywhere else in Grasmere and your kind words do mean a great deal to us. Its always our pleasure to see you both and we look forward to seeing you again soon.
Best wishes Shirley & Tony
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Southwold, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2014 via mobile

Another 5 glorious days at Dunmail house with Shirley&Tony as hosts,superb setting with views all arround,accommodation lovely warm and clean with all the little extras,breakfast such a large choice,hope to return later in year and hope the weather will be as good as this time.

Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review, 19 March 2014
Thank you so much for your kind words it was good to see you both again. When you have a days walking ahead a good breakfast always sets you up for the day and we are so pleased you enjoyed our extensive breakfast choice. It was great that the weather was kind to you and we are amazed at the varied walks you accomplished.
We look forward to welcoming you again soon.
Best Wishes
Shirley & Tony
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely time at this beautiful B&B. Shirley and Tony are wonderful, warm ,friendly hosts. Our room was delightful and the Breakfast was first class. We are looking forward to returning later in the year.

Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review, 19 March 2014
It was our pleasure to welcome you both to our home here in beautiful Grasmere. We are absolutely delighted you had a great stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.
Best Wishes
Shirley & Tony
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Additional Information about Dunmail House

Property: Dunmail House
Address: Keswick Road, Grasmere LA22 9RE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grasmere
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Grasmere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Dunmail a small, exceptionally friendly and informal bed and breakfast situated within the enchanting village of Grasmere. Beautiful newly decorated and furnished en-suite bedrooms with stunning views. Dunmail enjoys private car parking and gardens with panoramic views towards Stone Arthur and the fells. Five Star rated with Award winning breakfasts to set you up for the day. ... more   less 
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Dunmail House Grasmere, Lake District

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