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Posted on - 23 June 2017 / 6

We are thrilled that we have once again achieved a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence award for 2017. We have now received this award 5 years running and wish to thank all those guests and reviewers that have made this possible.

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A591 Re-opens 11th May

Posted on - 10 May 2016 / 25


The A591 connecting the north of the Lake District to the south will re-open on 11th May ahead of schedule, Cumbria County Council has tweeted.

Welcome back to Keswick and the North Lakes. #A591backtogether

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Friday is Pizza Night!

Posted on - 26 March 2016 / 15

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Join us on any Friday night and try one of our 10” Stone Baked Pizzas form our new menu.

We are open to non-resident guests along with our bar refreshments and standard menu available on other nights.

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Job Opportunities 2016

Posted on - 20 January 2016 / 6

We’re now recruiting for the 2016 season to come and work in the heart of the lake District.

We need several new members of staff to join our thriving family business either full or part time.

We require a head chef, housekeeper, front of house and general assistant roles. We offer a live-in opportunity for the right applicant/s.

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First lamb at Thorney How

Posted on - 08 April 2015 / 1

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We have our first lamb. Born on Easter Sunday. We’re proud to be helping secure a future for the rare breed ‘The Original Southdown Sheep!

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Mountain Rescue Donation

Posted on - 22 March 2015 / 7

Thank you to all our guests and visitors for their help in supporting Langdale & Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team.

Together this year we raised £129.48

With your help in 2015 we can do even better!

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Certificate of Excellence 2014

Posted on - 24 May 2014 / 6

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We have now reveived this award 2 years running and wish to thank all those guests and reviewers that have made this possible.

We are very happy to have happy guests!

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We are of course thrilled to have been able to maintain a such a high standard of service and hospitality within the constraints of a Grade 2 Listed former YHA Hostel property. There has been significant investment made in the last 18 months to upgrade facilities and the infrastructure of the building. We are using this year to further develop our beautiful surroundings - watch this space for further news on this.

We also get fab reviews of course through our own booking system:

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Thorney How guest accommodation and bunkhouse is privately owned and managed by Taylor and Carolyn Nuttall since 2011.