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The front of Old Smithy situated in the village centre on the village green
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The front of Old Smithy situated in the village centre on the village green
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35 reviews
The front of Old Smithy situated in the village centre on the village green
The view of the house from the village green
First floor lounge room
First floor lounge room with open fire and wooden floors
First floor lounge room stairs to second floor external door leading to stone steps
First floor lounge room seating for eight
Ground  floor living area beamed ceiling
Ground floor living area multi-fuel stove
Ground floor living and dining area
Ground floor dining and open plan kitchen
Ground floor open plan kitchen, dining and living area
First floor double bedroom door leading to bathroom
First floor double bedroom
Second floor landing area and twin bedroom
Second floor twin bedroom
Second floor twin bedroom
Second floor additional single bed on landing area
Second floor double bedroom
Second floor double bedroom
Ground floor double bedroom en-suite shower room
Ground floor ensuite shower room
First floor bathroom, bath and overhead shower
First floor bathroom
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Garrigill, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Very good - based on 35 reviews
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Liz A
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful, spacious accomodation in a gorgeous rural setting, unspoiled and very relaxing.”
Reviewed 7 April 2013 for a stay in June 2012

We stayed at The Old Smythy for a weekend and would highly recommend this property for anyone who was looking for a tranquil idyllic location to explore the local area. This is in the centre of the village with the local pub directly across the road, which also served lovely meals. The area was ideal for exploring, we walked over Cross fell then came back to our warm and cosy bolthole. The multi-fuel burner ensured we were warm and toasty the whole time! we enjoyed it so much, we plan to come back as soon as we can!

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Liked best: The comfort and space in a pictureseque setting
Liked least: The only shop is the local post office which has very limited opening. There is a co-op in Alston which was quite close by though.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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17 Mar 2015
Glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you soon.
Paul and Angela
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