Hotel The Old School (Holmrook, United Kingdom)


Hotel The Old School (Holmrook, United Kingdom)

About The Old School

Set in a national park, The Old School is an adults-only B&B in Holmrook, UK. The B&B is around two miles from the village centre. The two rooms and studio at the B&B are en suite and equipped with satellite flat screen TVs, DVD players, desks, coffeemakers and ironing facilities. One unit has an iPod dock and another has a four-poster bed. The studio also has a full kitchen with laundry facilities and a separate living room. Wi-Fi can be freely accessed in all the rooms. The B&B has a front desk with staff present for limited hours. Assistance with tickets and tours is extended. A garden and library are present onsite. Self parking onsite is complimentary. The Old School serves cooked breakfast in the shared dining area or in the garden. Barbecue facilities with a picnic area are featured. The B&B is around four miles from the Cumbria coast and three miles from the National Rail trains.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


Irton, CA19 1YH, Holmrook, United Kingdom

Rating overview

  • Location
    Excellent  9.0 / 10
  • Rooms
    Excellent  8.8 / 10
  • Service
    Excellent  9.5 / 10

Positive Reviews


Amazing base and lovely location

Guests say that The Old School in Holmrook, UK, acts an amazing base for them to visit Scafell Pike and the other walks in the area. The B&B is near the Wastwater and close to Ravenglass steam railway. Guests say that it is nice walking getaway for them to enjoy a relaxing break. Many restaurants are within a short drive, which guests find convenient. They say the area around the place is fantastic as there are no large crowds or traffic jams anywhere despite the property's central location.


Great hospitality; stupendous breakfast

Many guests speak highly about the hosts who are kind, generous and extremely helpful. They are exceptionably hospitable and run a highly well maintained place. The welcome is warm and guests are treated to homemade cakes and a glass of sloe gin on arrival. After a day's vigorous walking, guests say it is nice to come back to a home away from home. The breakfast is stupendous with top quality food served and with enormous portions.


Comfortable rooms; delightful treats

The rooms are well appointed and comfortable. Guests say that there are numerous special touches and attention to details. Guests appreciate that treats like homemade pastries are left in the rooms to be enjoyed with their cup of tea. Chocolate covered strawberries are another lovely treat provided in the rooms. Guests say that a re-visit to the B&B is definitely on their cards.

Negative Reviews

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Parking
  2. Terrace
  3. Pets allowed
  4. Non-smoking rooms
Room amenities
  1. Shower
  2. Ironing board
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television
  1. Accessible parking
Suitable for
  1. Adults only

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


Irton , CA19 1YH , Holmrook , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(7919)444761 | 

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