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Temple Sowerby House Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at this lovely hotel for the first time at the end of last year en route from the south to Scotland. It is in a superb location - easy to reach from main motorway but so peaceful and relaxing after a long journey! Hosts ( Paul & Julie) were welcoming and helpful not only during our stay but...

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paul e, Owner at Temple Sowerby House Hotel, responded to this review

We very much appreciate you taking the time to review and, like yourselves, many of our guests take a night's refuge from the rigours of motorway driving! We're a very handy spot for that....I'll pass on your kind comments to our chef, Jack, and delighted you enjoyed breakfast too, a very important meal that is too often neglected by hotels!...

Corralejo
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A nice little place to stay for your excursions into the Lake District. Rooms were well maintained and clean. As I am 6 foot 3, I found the double bed a bit small, but had a good night sleep after the previous night wine tasting and dinner! Breakfast was very nice indeed. We were lucky with fantastic weather to make...

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paul e, Owner at Temple Sowerby House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing and it was certainly an excellent wine tasting! Delighted too that you all enjoyed your dinner so much - it was a jolly occasion! As you mention, being so close to Penrith makes TSH an ideal place from which to explore both the Lake District and the Dales too, so hope we'll see you back soon.

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

First time here. Lovely old house, very well maintained. Congenial hosts and pleasant staff. But, the standout is the new chef's performance in the restaurant- definitely more innovative, beautifully presented and carefully produced than its historical two rosette rating would suggest. Easily the equal of a number of three rosette, four star country house hotels in my experience, and therefore...

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paul e, Owner at Temple Sowerby House Hotel, responded to this review

A big thank you from Jack! Really good of you to take the time to review and we're delighted you enjoyed your experience of TSH - hope to see you again on your travels. We are certainly in the perfect location for a Scotland stopover and many of our guests stop on the way north or south to make the...

Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Yet another relaxing and refreshing stay at TSH. Julie and Paul are always so welcoming and all the staff go out of their way to make us feel at home. New chef Jack has produced some very innovative and tasty dishes and to enjoy a lovely meal overlooking the spring garden was just such a treat! Nothing is too much...

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paul e, Owner at Temple Sowerby House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much and we're delighted you all enjoyed your stay at TSH again! Our new chef, Jack, has certainly come up with some interesting menus and, you're right, now that the evenings are getting longer, dining in our restaurant whilst it's still light is wonderful! Hope to see you all again soon...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2017

As a company we've used Temple Sowerby as a venue for several off site meetings. Julie and the rest of the team couldn't be more helpful - so far as even allocating regular guests their favourite rooms! The venue is absolutely stunning, organisation is fantastic and I can't fault them!

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

20 yrs since I last visited this little hotel, so slightly anxious as had no idea what was awaiting us. Well I had no need to worry - what a gem of a place! A very warm welcome on a very wet and windy evening from the helpful staff, lovely clean, cosy room with Molton Brown toiletries, and after a...

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paul e, Owner at Temple Sowerby House Hotel, responded to this review

We'll hold you to that, 20 years is far too long! Thank you for reviewing, and for such glowing praise too! Our staff will be delighted, particularly Jack, the Chef - his menus are certainly creating a lot of interest amongst our guests. See you back for more soon we hope.

Cumbria
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We had a wonderful one night stay at TSH. Our room was spotlessly clean with a very well appointed bathroom. The spa bath is terrific. We enjoyed a delicious meal in the restaurant and both agreed that having eaten in many Lake District restaurants that the quality of the food at TSH must make it one of the best around....

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paul e, Owner at Temple Sowerby House Hotel, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank you so much! I've passed your kind comments on to all the staff, who work hard to ensure all our guests enjoy their stay. In particular, our Chef Jack Bradley has been with us just 3 months and his food is certainly outstanding, so this is great feedback thanks. Hopefully see you again soon for...

Altrincham, Cheshire
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We chose this hotel for its convenient location to Penrith and its reputation for good food, as we particularly wanted to spend an evening 'dining in' to celebrate a family birthday. It fitted the bill perfectly. On arrival we were able to gather in a cosy sitting room (and take over a corner with my bag of presents and a...

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paul e, Owner at Temple Sowerby House Hotel, responded to this review

Delighted you all enjoyed your stay so much and many thanks for reviewing. You're right....the garden is a lovely spot to sit in the Spring and Summer in particular! Hopefully see you back for break then? Thanks again and see you soon...

Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

A lovely hotel set not to far from Penrith with a gem of a restaurant.classical well kept interior,service second to none and the food was out of this world.i went with my partner and she gave it 11 out of 10 I'd give the food the same!

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paul e, Owner at Temple Sowerby House Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review. So glad you both enjoyed your evening and looking forward to welcoming you back soon

Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I new it would be good as was booked by friends, but what a treat when we got there. A warm welcome and made to feel at home straight away. Very accommodating, waiting for more of our party to arrive for dinner due to Friday traffic. Dinner and breakfast were fantatsic. Fine dining without the fuss, with a superb attention...

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paul e, Owner at Temple Sowerby House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much, many of our guests have been recommended by friends and we heartily thank all those who do pass on our details! Very happy you and your party enjoyed their stay so much and we're always prepared to be flexible when people are delayed, as particularly happens on Friday evenings! Thanks again and see you soon.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Temple Sowerby House is set in the lovely village of the same name in the heart of Cumbria's Eden Valley - a true hidden gem to be discovered!Wonderful landscapes, castles, the River Eden itself make exploring a rewarding experience. Ullswater, England's most beautiful lake is just a 15 minute drive away and Temple Sowerby is a good base for touring the Northern Lake District.Cosy rooms, a lovely walled garden and delightful food from Head Chef Daniel combine to make the TSH Experience a pure pleasure!Call us direct for best rates. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Temple Sowerby House Hotel

Address: Temple Sowerby CA10 1RZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Eden District > Temple Sowerby
Price Range: $259 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Temple Sowerby House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Room 2 has an excellent walk in shower.”
wenalltd, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 3 has a lovely bathroom and great views”
RickandKatherine, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Superior rooms with amazing spa baths”
496RobertH, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room with spa bath was excellent!”
JeremyS576, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book in advance if you want to bring your dog, as canine accommodation is limited.”
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