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Guest House with 3 rooms £35-£50 pppnb

Wainwright House

Wainwright House

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Fowl Ing Lane,
Kendal,
Cumbria,
LA9 6PH

Address

Fowl Ing Lane,
Kendal,
Cumbria,
LA9 6PH

Details

David and Shirley offer a warm welcome to Wainwright House, an historic property offering good quality bed and breakfast accommodation in Kendal.

Wainwright House is a tranquil; Grade 2 listed Georgian home on the edge of Kendal, where Alfred Wainwright stayed. With three en suite rooms, a spacious guest lounge, and its own free parking, it is the place for your visit to the Lakes.

Visitors to Kendal and the Lake District will enjoy our secluded yet convenient location just 10 minutes walk from Kendal Station and 20 minutes from the town centre and will appreciate the history of the house, and its close links with Alfred Wainwright, the famous Lake District fell walker, author and illustrator.

Stay at Wainwright House and enjoy ...
A beautiful secluded location with undulating fell views
Easy access to Kendal station and town centre
Ample free parking in our own large car park
Modern en suite accommodation, comfortably furnished
Freesat TV in every room
A choice of our full English breakfast, made from locally sourced ingredients, or continental breakfast
Large comfortable guest lounge
Walkers, cyclists and kayakers always welcome
Secure storage space for bicycles and kayaks
Free wireless internet access
A large peaceful garden

We always aim to trade as ethically and in as environmental a manner as possible. For full details see the ethical and environmental trading page on our website.

PLEASE CALL TO BOOK as we have problems with accessing the internet at the moment.

Children welcomeRadioTelevisionSatellite TVTea/coffee making in bedroomsUnlicensedLounge for residents' useIroning facilitiesPrivate parkingGardenTotally non-smokingDogs/pets NOT acceptedBuilding of historical interestCentral heatingElectric shaver pointsTelevision availableWiFi or internet accessDVD playerEuros acceptedHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots available

Children welcome from any age.

Reviews

    Mature / Senior Couple Alan Gray
    Porirua, 5381, New Zealand, New Zealand
    07 July 2013
    Rated as 5 out of 5

    “Excellent”

    The hosts were charming and went out of thir way to be hospitable
    And helpful. We enjoyed staying there and they made us feel right at home. Thebeds were very comfortable.

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    Location

    Directions

    Plan route to Wainwright House using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

    Map reference: SD 526936  Lat: 54.33575 Long: -2.73047

    Go into Kendal from the M6, jct 36; A591 and A6. Follow the signs to Shap (A6) until you pass under the railway bridge by Kendal station. After 100 yds, take the right fork onto the A685 - signposted Tebay and Appleby. After a further 400yds take a right turn into Fowl Ing Lane (immediately after the car dealers) and proceed straight until the road turns sharp left. In front of you, between two stone pillars, is the entrance to Wainwright House. Proceed up the tree lined drive and after 150 yds park in front of your destination, Wainwright House.

    Facilities

    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • RadioRadio
    • TelevisionTelevision
    • Satellite TVSatellite TV
    • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
    • UnlicensedUnlicensed
    • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
    • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
    • Private parkingPrivate parking
    • GardenGarden
    • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
    • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
    • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
    • Central heatingCentral heating
    • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
    • Television availableTelevision available
    • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
    • DVD playerDVD player
    • Euros acceptedEuros accepted
    • HairdryerHairdryer
    • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
    • Cots availableCots available

    Children welcome from any age.

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

    Parking

    • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
      • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
    • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
      • YesGravel
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
      • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

    Public Areas

    • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
      • YesEntrance to reception
      • YesOne or more bedrooms
      • YesLounge
    • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
    • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)

    Bedrooms

    • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
    • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
    • Bathrooms available with:
      • YesSeparate shower unit
      • YesBath with shower
      • YesBath

    Entrance

    • YesSteps to the main entrance
      • 3
        Number of steps to entrance
    • YesEntrance well lit
    • YesBell at main entrance

    Dining

    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
    • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
    • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
      • YesSugar free (diabetic)
      • YesGluten free (coeliac)
      • YesLactose free (dairy free)
      • YesLow potassium
      • YesLow sodium
      • YesOrganic
      • YesVegetarian

    General

    • YesProprietors/staff available 24-hours
    • YesEmergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities
    • YesStaff have had disability awareness training