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“Great food, clean rooms, fantastic stay”
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Fox & Pheasant Inn
Ranked #1 of 2 Armathwaite B&B and Inns
Melbourne, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great food, clean rooms, fantastic stay”
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Loved this place. Very picturesque setting with gorgeous walks along the river. We had the ploughman's for lunch and the steak and ale pie for dinner. the meals were very big and absolutely delicious. The rooms were fabulous, huge bathroom, big bed, all very clean and tidy.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

This was a really comfortable stay - the hotel is in a great setting by the river, and the rooms are very modern and extremely clean. The Inn retains a lot of character, and is obviously popular with the locals for its real ale and good food. We had a good evening meal, a great nights sleep and a good breakfast to set us on our journey onwards (towards John O'Groats by bike). Also discovered on the way up the hill that it is on the Settle-Carlisle railway with a station in Armathwaite - have noted to return with the family.
Thanks for a great stay.
Tom

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

Once again a warm welcome from all staff at the Fox and Pheasant - it was really good to catch up with Kelly. This must be a least our sixth visit for a relaxing break. Stunning views of River Eden and if you venture out of the village to higher ground the views of the surrounding fells are breathtaking. Food is tasty and well presented, portions are ample to satisfy the most hungry appetite. We both ordered the smoked fish for the main course and this was delicious. Room was clean and comfortable. Best value for a short break - hope to return soon rather than later.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

We have just returned from a break at the Fox & Pheasant. The location was wonderful with spectacular views. Our room was very clean and extremely comfortable - lovely bed. We stayed for two nights and ate both nights in the restaurant. The food was well cooked and very tasty and their tomato and red pepper soup was fabulous. Everyone was extremely helpful and chatty and made us very welcome. Breakfast was extremely good with lovely coffee. We are looking forward to staying at the F&P again soon.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Suffolk
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 5 June 2014

This is a wonderful peaceful location with multiple fabulous walks as soon as you exit the building.
The staff and locals are equally as friendly so there is no real excuse not to mingle.
We ate both nights in the restaurant and although it's clearly not gourmet food it's locally sourced and seasonal and well cooked.
The wine list was a little dated for my taste but a quick inspection showed that most other diners were taking advantage of the many real ales instead.
The website actually does not do the bedrooms justice, the room we had was very clean and light and a wonderfully finished bathroom...stunning views from all angles.
We shall return.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Llanymynech, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 May 2014

This was my second time at the Fox & Pheasant - this time I stayed for five nights. The location is superb, the rooms are tidy and clean, the food excellent and the beer is always very good. Sarah and Bill and the rest of the staff are always happy to help. In terms of location, the F&P is all you could ask for. The riverside walk is a delight. All in all, the F&P is the perfect country inn and great value.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled solo
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Sale, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 May 2014

Just stayed at the lovely Fox and Pheasant in Armathwaite The owners and staff are great cant do enough for you.This place is spotless .Room 2 in which we stayed was ideal .Food is great but be sure to book.Would recommend this place to anybody looking for nice place to stay.

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Fox & Pheasant Inn
Address: Armathwaite, Carlisle CA4 9PY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Carlisle > Armathwaite
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Armathwaite
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Number of rooms: 5
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