Set in the historic Rydal Valley, amidst the fells, sits Crow How Country Guest House. Crow How is situated in 2 acres of private woodland gardens surrounded by countryside views, the Fairfield Horseshoe and Loughrigg Fell. It is set next to a working farm, a 15-minute walk from Ambleside town centre.

Clean modern rooms are en suite and all have TVs and radios. All rooms have seating areas and most have king sized beds. Most rooms have no shared walls. Wi-Fi is available.

Crow How Country Guest House serves a traditional Cumbrian breakfast. The shops and restaurants of Ambleside are 15 minutes' walk away whilst Grasmere is only a 10-minute drive. At Waterhead catch frequent boat trips to Bowness and Lake Windermere.

Crow How provides a visitor pack highlighting the many attractions of the area, including bus and boat timetables. There are also five golf courses within an hours' drive.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Crow How Country Guest House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 21 Aug 2009.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free private parking available on-site


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4 reasons to choose Crow How Country Guest House

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  • The staff speak English
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Host Information

9.6
Host review score

In a stunning rural setting in the historic Rydal Valley amidst the fells and surrounded by Rydal Farm, this grand Victorian building was built as a farm house in 1848 from the stones of ancient Rydal Hall before being converted into a Country House.
Crow How is a family run Country Guest House run by Andrew and Jill Horrax, and their family.
Located just outside Ambleside, heart of the Lake District with many varied walks from the door.
Language spoken: English
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Rydal Mount & Gardens
    0.8 miles
  • Rydal Water
    1.1 miles
  • Grizedale Forest
    4.6 miles
  • Lake Windermere
    5.1 miles
  • Tarn Hows
    5.4 miles
  • World of Beatrix Potter
    5.5 miles
  • Hill Top
    6 miles
  • Coniston Water
    7.5 miles
  • Scafell Pike
    9.5 miles
  • Lakes Aqaurium
    11.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Doi Intanon (Thai)
    0.8 miles
  • Restaurant Zeffirellis
    1.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Derwentwater
    11.8 miles
  • Cat Bells
    11.9 miles
  • Kendal Castle
    12.4 miles
Natural beauty
  • Lake Windermere
    1.6 miles
  • Mountain Wansfell
    2.5 miles
  • Mountain Helvellyn
    7.7 miles
  • Mountain Langdale Pikes
    8.2 miles
  • Lake Derwent Water
    17.2 miles
  • Lake Ullswater
    20.5 miles
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Facilities of Crow How Country Guest House
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secured parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Crow How Country Guest House takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

16:00 - 21:00

Check-out

09:30 - 10:30

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prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children older than 12 years are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa Crow How Country Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 23:00 and 07:00.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Children under the age of 12 cannot be accommodated.

Check-in outside of 14:30 - 22:00 is possible with prior arrangement only.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Crow How Country Guest House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Crow How Country Guest House

  • The prices at Crow How Country Guest House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Crow How Country Guest House include:

    • Double
    • Triple

  • Crow How Country Guest House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Tennis court

  • Check-in at Crow How Country Guest House is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • Guests staying at Crow How Country Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free

  • Crow How Country Guest House is 0.7 miles from the centre of Ambleside.