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“rowing boat”(24 reviews)
“scones”(22 reviews)
“china cups”(8 reviews)
World famous tea and coffee garden with romantic rowing boats for hire on the shore of gentle Grasmere.
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Boat landing, Grasmere LA22 9PX, England
+44 15394 35060
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All reviews rowing boat scones china cups idyllic spot gypsy caravan swans and ducks selection of teas lovely spot to sit apple juice pot of tea cake lovely location waters edge lovely tea grasmere lake great little place little gem
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here a couple of times in the last few weeks, just for coffee. The setting is magical, with the swans and ducks milling around you. Great selection of teas and coffees, and lovely cakes... nice friendly service in the cafe ...Very popular with the...More

Thank alisdair t
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We came across this place. It was a lovely day so we sat near the lake, beautiful. Call in the coffee is delicious.

Thank 18JMB
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We have passed this place many times and this time decided to call in. There is an extensive range of speciality teas available to sample, all served in a bone China cup! The place is a great spot to relax. Worth a visit!

Thank Ste W
Reviewed 1 September 2018

I popped to Faeryland for a visit to escape the crowds. It was very tranquil with beautiful views over the lake. The range of teas available is incredible and I sampled the Faery Grey Tea (An Earl Grey tea with lavender- delicious!). There was a...More

Thank Louise2902
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We had a wonderful time at faeryland – two boats between a family of 5, youngest being 4. It was just as I remembered from when my partner and I rowed here together years ago: an hour boating around the lake in wooden rowing boats,...More

Thank eleanor b
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We were walking to Grasmere from Ambleside and came across this beautiful tranquil cafe. Lots of artisan teas all served in pretty teacups and teapots. Nice snacks too lots of gluten free as well. I had mulled apple juice which was Devine. We enjoyed our...More

Thank Deborah P
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Whilst visiting Grasmere we had to come to Faeryland. It is so peaceful and relaxing here! The tea is the best I have tasted, I had the faery grey, which is Earl grey tea, the best I have ever tasted. We also had Grasmere tea...More

Thank nettiejones
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Beautiful picturesque location nestled in the village of Grasmere. We stopped here to take advantage of the lovely weather, we decided to hire one of the rowing boats for one hour. This was £15 for the two of us with a refundable deposit of £20....More

Thank ChrisandChloe2409
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This place is great , relaxing , best views in Grasmere , best coffee in Grasmere , lovely tea , boat hire if you fancy , yes all you read of the owner is true , but so what he is a charater ,, not...More

Thank rickythebutcher
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Where do I start with this place... it’s absolutely magical been here at any time of the day. Peace and quiet, fantastic surroundings, staff are the most pleasant happy friendly people ever! Always have to call here when we are up in lakes for a...More

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Naomi C
16 July 2018|
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Response from Lynsey F | Reviewed this property |
£15 for the hire and £10 deposit I think. You can go on the website to check.
19 May 2016|
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Response from emeraldandgold | Reviewed this property |
Hi Gemma, Im sorry but I really don't know. Can you call the company? Hope you have a lovely trip. Best Wishes