The place is a bit shabby (signs indicate that renovation is coming so they are aware) but the overall convenience and friendliness make up for this. I heartily recommend it for Coast to Coast walkers. The owner is a hiker himself so understands exactly what is needed. The bar is a fun place to relax with other hikers and the...
we stayed in the Waninwright room which has very sloping ceiling above the bar ,which was noisy till 2 in the morning was underneath so we had very little sleep. The bathroom is some distance away .the food was reasonable
This is a wonderful and historic (favourite of Wainwright) B&B, run by the very helpful Ian who as other reviewers have mentioned knows the walk very well and has excellent advice to offer; also Old Water View's own delicious beer in a very welcoming bar! The rooms are comfortable, and if you are lucky you'll get Wainwright's. Food seemed to...
We've stayed here many years ago before the bar and restaurant were installed. The room was lovely with an amazing view and separate spacious bathroom. The food is lovely and very reasonably priced. The bar is cozy and well stocked. The beer garden will be heaven in the nice weather, unfortunately we didn't have that. Ian is friendly, welcoming and...
Ian was really helpful in giving us good tips to explore the region.
Kitchen was good. Rooms were clean.
You can do great walks from here like climbing helvellyn, Aira Force, Newlands Horseshoe Walk, etc