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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is the place to stay in Ambleside if you are looking for the cleanest rooms, the comfiest beds, the best breakfast and the location not forgetting the friendliest of hosts. Just outside of Ambleside itself, you can walk into the town over the little bridge and across the park, approx 30 minutes or a few minutes drive. Nowhere better.

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FoxghyllGuestHouse, Owner at Foxghyll Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Foxghyll. Just to clarify to anyone else reading this review. We are situated 0.9 miles walking distance from central Ambleside (Zefferellis Cinema). [Along Under Loughrigg road, over bridge through Rothay Park]. I would personally say this is between 10-15 minutes...

Ballina, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We are repeat visitors to FoxGhyll Guesthouse from 12 months ago from Australia. This visit we had our elderly parents with us - and again it was the most wonderful place to stay. Paul is just such a pleasure and willing to provide any assistance with what is on and where in the Lakes. Our rooms were just wonderful. We...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Just visited this great B and B in Ambleside. Great stay and a wonderful house! Beautiful and private grounds to have a walk around and overlooking the river and just a short walk from the town. The room was perfect with a newly fitted ensuite. Breakfast was everything you want and plenty of it, very tasty. I'll be going back!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for one night, bed and breakfast and we really enjoyed our stay. The place had a lot of character and the room was beautifully decorated with a large modern bathroom, which exceeded our expectations! Very friendly owner, we were made to feel very welcome from the moment we arrived. The breakfast was lovely too-...

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La Crescenta, California
Reviewed 24 September 2016

An abrupt right turn off the A591 from Keswick leads you over a humpback bridge and on to Under Loughrhigg. The Foxghyll appears . It's in a wonderful setting along the River Rothay - about a mile walk into Ambleside or half that to the Badger Bar in Rydal. We found a charming Grade 2 building with very comfortable appointments....

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We have stayed here every summer for the last few years. Paul is friendly and accomodating. A good breakfast sets you up for the days activities. The location is good for access to many areas. There is lots to do if you enjoy the outdoors- walking, kayaking etc. Eveing meals can be found within walking distance in Ambleside and at...

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We have been visiting Fox Ghyll for over 20 years, usually about once a year and we have never been disappointed. The house has been owned by the same family for all of this time, first by the mother of the current proprietor and now by her son Paul. The accommodation is of a high standard and is sympathetically furnished...

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This is a truly charming, welcoming and friendly B&B. From the moment you arrive until you leave you are made to feel more like visiting family than just a guest. Nothing has been overlooked, from wine glasses and a corkscrew in the rooms to torches, brollies and hats for guests to use in the lobby. The decor is charming and...

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Brighton
Reviewed 19 July 2016

What a beautiful and atmospheric place to stay. The house is historic and unusual, full of interesting features from ornate cornices to stained glass windows on the landing leading onto the guest rooms. It is at the same time extremely welcoming and comfortable, with very generously-proportioned rooms and the kind of beds that mean you have a really delicious night's...

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Alcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from a stay at this guest house. This is a delightful property with large rooms and comfortable, the house is in the style of the large lakes gentleman's residence and a stay is like a weekend country visit The breakfast was very good and the proprietor most friendly. The area is very well situated for touring...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Foxghyll Guesthouse

Address: Under Loughrigg, Rydal, Ambleside LA22 9LL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside > Rydal
Price Range: $130 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Foxghyll Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“All rooms offer beautiful rooms. The spa room has it's own access to the rear garden.”
  • Spa Room
 of 5 bubbles lisao555, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room at the west end, in a wing of our own, was large and comfortable and well appointed”
 of 5 bubbles X2279VUdaved, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Spa Room has a lovely spa bath which we would recommend”
 of 5 bubbles tedandhayley, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Best views”
 of 5 bubbles ianvincent2016, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are quiet,all the floors are creaky,its what you would expect,”
 of 5 bubbles jimbo269, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
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