The Old Dungeon Ghyll  (Shortlist*)

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There are good-value, country-style bedrooms and a wide selection of Scottish malt whiskies at this comfortable, informal inn, which has welcomed fell walkers and climbers for more than 300 years. It is run by Jane and Neil Walmsley for the National Trust. The residents' lounge has home-baked treats with morning coffee and afternoon tea; the lively Hikers' Bar, open to non-residents, has real ales and occasional open-mic nights. No television; mobile reception patchy. Walking routes and packed lunches available. Residents' bar and lounge, dining room, public Hikers' Bar (old cow stalls); live music on first Wed of every month. No background music. Free Wi-Fi (in public areas). Drying room. 1-acre garden. 12 bedrooms. Per person B&B £58, D,B&B £78. 2-night min. stay at weekends

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The Old Dungeon Ghyll

GREAT LANGDALE Cumbria England LA22 9JY


015394 37272

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11 double, 2 single. 7 with shower. No telephone/TV.


All year, except 23-27 Dec.


Residents' lounge, residents' bar, public bar (folk music 1st Wed of month), dining room; drying room. No background music. Private garden, beer garden. Unsuitable for disabled.

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