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String Of Horses
3 stars

String Of Horses

Faugh Great Corby Heads Nook, Heads Nookcumbria CA8 9EG, Brampton, CA8 9EG, United Kingdom, Carlisle, CA8 9EG, United Kingdom
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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$209
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rate per night

8.7
Great
based on 1188 reviews
1,188 reviews
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Nightly total
Double room
Standard Room
King room

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About String Of Horses

  • Inn Room
    Room at a smaller hotel or guest house
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
Dating from around 1659, the String of Horses is a traditional coaching inn is set in the country village of Faugh, 8 miles from Carlisle and junction 43 of the M6 motorway. String of Horses lies in the middle of one of the most beautiful and historic areas of Britain: near Hadrian's Wall, the Lake District and the Scottish borders. With its oak beams and panelling, open fires and gleaming brassware, the String of Horses has welcomed visitors from all over the world for more than 350 years. Though acclaimed for its ‘yesteryear’ ambience, the inn looks after you in 21st-century style, with great food. In every room is free Wi-Fi access, a digital TV and an en suite bathroom.

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Amenities at String Of Horses

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Refrigerator
  • No smoking

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Body soap
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Conditioner

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

Kitchen

  • Electric kettle
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV

Things to do

  • Bird watching
  • Fishing
  • Cycling

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Entire unit located on ground floor

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

General

  • Family rooms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio

Services and conveniences

  • Key access

Family friendly

  • Kids meals

Reviews of String Of Horses

8.7
Very Good1,188 verified reviews
16.5Families
11.2Solo
29.4Couples
5.4Friends

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They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

What can I expect from the breakfast at String Of Horses?

The breakfast at String Of Horses is excellent, with a good choice of selection and delicious meals.

Is the staff at String Of Horses friendly and helpful?

Yes, the staff at String Of Horses are incredibly friendly, helpful, and welcoming, ensuring a warm reception and a pleasant stay.

How are the beds at String Of Horses?

The beds at String Of Horses are incredibly comfortable, providing a good night's sleep and a relaxing stay.

What are the dining options at String Of Horses?

String Of Horses offers a fantastic restaurant with superb evening meals and a great selection at breakfast, ensuring a delightful dining experience.

Is the location of String Of Horses quiet and peaceful?

Yes, the location of String Of Horses is lovely and quiet, providing a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere for a pleasant stay.

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Book a Room with a View

Several guests mentioned that the views from the rooms were spectacular. Opting for a room with a balcony facing the fountain comes highly recommended.

Consider Low Season Visits

October is noted as the low season, which might offer quieter surroundings and potentially lower rates.

Explore Nearby Attractions

With several attractions within a few miles, consider planning visits to Crosby-on-Eden, Scaleby Castle, and Lanercost Priory for a diverse experience.

Family-Friendly Amenities

Families can take advantage of the kids' meals offered, making dining convenient for those traveling with children.

Request Room Heating

Some guests noted that room heating could be improved, so it may be helpful to request additional heating if visiting during colder months.

Check for Room Updates

While some guests found the rooms beautifully decorated, others mentioned that certain rooms may be in need of updates. Inquiring about recently renovated rooms could enhance the stay.

Opt for Superior Double Rooms

Guests appreciated the spacious and comfortable superior double rooms, which may offer a more luxurious experience.

Inquire About Road Closures

Guests advised checking for any road closures in the area, as some experienced inconvenience due to closed roads not updated on navigation apps.

Enjoy the Restaurant and Bar

Many guests praised the food and drinks at the restaurant and bar, recommending them for a cozy evening at the hotel.

Consider Transportation

As the hotel is a bit out of the way, guests may want to plan transportation in advance, especially for those arriving late at night.

Location

Faugh Great Corby Heads Nook, Heads Nookcumbria CA8 9EG, Brampton, CA8 9EG, United Kingdom, Carlisle, CA8 9EG

What's nearby

  • Crosby-on-Eden6.9 km
  • Brunton Park9.3 km
  • Scaleby Castle9.5 km
  • Lanercost Priory10 km
  • Green Market10.8 km
  • Carlisle Guildhall10.8 km
  • Carlisle Racecourse10.9 km
  • Carlisle Cathedral11 km
  • Tullie House Museum and Gallery11 km
  • Cumbria's Museum of Military Life11.2 km
  • Carlisle Castle11.2 km
  • Leahill Turret12.6 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 16:00, check out anytime before 10:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

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When to book a room at String Of Horses

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FAQs when booking at String Of Horses

  • Where is String Of Horses located?

    String Of Horses is located at Faugh Great Corby Heads Nook, Heads Nookcumbria CA8 9EG, Brampton, CA8 9EG, United Kingdom, 10.4 km from the centre of Carlisle. Crosby-on-Eden is the closest landmark to String Of Horses.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at String Of Horses?

    Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at String Of Horses.

  • Does String Of Horses offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, String Of Horses offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does String Of Horses offer free parking?

    Yes, String Of Horses offers free parking.

  • How far is String Of Horses from the airport?

    String Of Horses is 6.2 km from Carlisle Lake District. String Of Horses is 70.7 km from Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Good to know

Value for money

8.7

Distance to city centre

10.4 km