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AA Guest Accommodation of the Year England 2017-18
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Guest Accommodation

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Rated from 3 to 5, and meeting all the criteria of black stars, Gold Stars are awarded to the best in Britain and Ireland within their particular banding.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 145 reviews

Lake District luxury, with individually styled rooms

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At a glance

Breakfast Award
Civil weddings

Nanny Brow provides high quality throughout. Each room is thoughtfully decorated with contemporary furnishings, antique furniture, and original arts and crafts. The property is situated in Clappersgate, close to Ambleside, standing high above the road and overlooking the beautiful Langdale Valley. A drink from the bar menu can be enjoyed in the quiet guest lounge where you will find plenty of information about local walks.


  • Rooms: 14
  • Ground-floor rooms: 2

Room rates

  • Short breaks available
  • Credit cards accepted

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Other facilities: Robes, champagne, chocolates, flowers – chargeable


  • Steps for wheelchair: 2


  • No children under: 12yrs


  • Secure cycle storage


  • Maximum number of delegates: 26
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 26
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 12
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 12


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 32

Getting here

M6 junct 36 onto A590 & A591 through Windermere. At lights bear left onto A593, left again at rugby pitch & left over bridge. Through Clappersgate, 0.5m on right

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M6 junct 36
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Room prices from £140**Minimum price of a standard double room *Minimum price of a standard double room
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