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Yew Tree Farm

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Spring, Texas
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We ate lunch at the Flock Inn Tearoom on Yew Tree Farm. It's a small place, but definitely worth the stop. We had a hearty, well-prepared, hot lunch that tasted great and really warmed us up after a cold wet morning. The service was friendly and fast.

Thank Tsalib
Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We just stopped off here having read reviews of the quality of the Herdy meat. Lovely spot but did not have time to explore. Ian ,who does the butchery, was extremely knowledgeable about the produce ( Herwick lamb and Galloway beef reared slowly on the lakeland pastures)and also showed us the boxes that they use, lined with herdwick wool insulation,...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Didn't stay, but did call in for some sirloin steaks and hoggett steaks - all of which were delicious. Locally sourced, and the barn and farm are so atmospheric - a beautiful spot keeping the Lakes alive. Long may it continue!

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We enjoyed our stay at Yew Tree Farm while walking the Coast to Coast. Lots of history, and very quaint. Our room was comfortable, and the bathroom a decent size. Advice on where to have dinner was appreciated, and breakfast the next morning was very good.

Thank tuitrish59
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

You will be welcomed as one of the family as soon as you appear at the door. The rooms are well appointed and homely. Breakfast has plenty of choice including a belly busting Full Cumbrian. An excellent stay.

Thank John B
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2016

For several years walkers could stop at Yew Tree Farm for refreshments in the garden of the cottage. This facility was withdrawn a couple of years ago for some reason and is a great miss to many. It was an ideal stopping off point if walking from Coniston either as a resting stop before proceeding up to Tarn Hows or...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2016

The main feature of this B&B was that the rooms had been upgraded to include en suite facilities, even though the room wasn't large enough to accommodate them; indeed we barely had room for our cases. Breakfast is provided, as is packed lunch on request (expensive and very ordinary sandwiches) but for other meals there is a pub in the...

Thank Martyn P
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Still a bit niggled by the huge mark up that the letting agents place on school holidays, however the house and setting are wonderful. Clean, well equipped and warm and cosy. A few simple things such as bin bags, loo rolls, logs could have been a little more plentiful considering the price - however returning each afternoon to the cottage...

Thank andrew24church
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Unfortunately the cottage is looking tired the soft furnishings need cleaning and the cushions and pillows have lost their plumpness. The single beds are okay for a child to sleep in but not for an adult as the mattresses are very thin and lumpy. The farmer has control over the heating and was reluctant to put it on thus leaving...

1Thank Donna H
Holybourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2015

I've known this place for over 30 years and never imagined I would stay here. The historical associations with Beatrix Potter are everything and no doubt inflate the rental price, but it is worth it. Things you need to know: 1. Parking good for a couple of cars. 2. No public transport and Coniston is 2 miles away. 3. Great...

2Thank Stephen O

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Owned by Beatrix Potter and used as Hill top in the film 'Miss Potter' Yew Tree offers a unique place to stay. We offer luxurious historic guest accommodation in the Farm house, you can take a break from the modern world and step back in time. Our guest quarters have been exquisitely refurbished working with all the original features we have interior designed in period style giving the house exceptional character and a friendly atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yew Tree Farm

Address: Yew Tree Farm A590, Coniston LA21 8DP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Duddon Valley > Coniston
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Yew Tree Farm Hotel Coniston
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“Front twin room has unforgettable views across the valley”
Martin294072, 15 Nov 2014 | Read review
“It's an old house, it's going to creak and groan no matter what. The road is quiet, it's way out in the country, any of the rooms should be fine, but read about their differences on-line and then decide.”
DouglasG847, 18 Sep 2012 | Read review
“The Tarns Hals room is very quaint and is in the oldest part of the house.”
ronosbornemopars, 26 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Tarn Hows has a wonderful king sized bed and overlooks the farmyard and driveway.”
Glassdream, 20 Jun 2012 | Read review
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