It was an all round fine experience. We found nothing at all to complain about. Out of the owner's control is the relative absence of walks without a vehicle from the house which do not involve entering or crossing the A6.
Booked months ago as it was a working pub with a ground floor bedroom as the floor plan shows. Absolutely no communication from Mardale. I have left many messages and sent several emails. At no point was I told the pub had closed down. Luckily the bride and groom contacted the wedding planner Charlotte who sorted things out for us. We didn’t
have confidence that we had a place to stay. It worked out ok in the end after Charlotte got in touch and we found out she is based at the Greyhound in Shap. The Mardale was unstaffed it was clean and we used the bar area for the family. One of us uses a...more