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Lower Lode Inn

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Overview
Bishops Walk Near Tewkesbury, Forthampton GL19 4RE England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
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All reviews across the river the pub lower lode reasonable value lovely location beaten track sat nav main bar family room weekend stay food was lovely watch the world resident cat real ale liver old world charm following morning
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for drinks and dinner during our annual VW meet up, food and beers all good, place is a little run down and would benefit from a bit of sprucing up otherwise a nice place to visit. The camping area is next to the...More

Thank Neil S
Response from Samantha S, Owner at Lower Lode InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Neil, thank you for taking the time to share your experiences online and for drawing our attention to your concerns, we’re glad that you appreciate our picturesque riverside location, as well as our food and drinks. We always welcome feedback from our customers and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place by accident and what a find! Beautiful peaceful location. Warm friendly welcome by all staff. Home made food on the menu which was excellent and not over priced. Room was lovely and comfortable with great views, breakfast freshly cooked to order which...More

Thank linabb1965
Response from Samantha S, Owner at Lower Lode InnResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear happy guest, thank you for your lovely review of our hotel and for recommending us to other visitors, it's great to get such positive feedback. We really appreciate your kind comments and hope your next stay is just around the corner.

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Phoned the pub to enquire about day ticket fishing, informed there was so drove forty miles to have a go on the river and then some drinks and food. Bought two day tickets which cost £15, only to find the river bank overgrown, neglected and...More

Thank Mark B
Response from Samantha S, Owner at Lower Lode InnResponded 11 September 2018

Dear Mark, we actually do not own the fishing rights, we merely collect the fees on behalf of the Upper Lode Fishing Syndicate and it is their responsibility to maintain the river banks.

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

A fantastic few days love this place hospitality is always great. Food was lovely cosy rooms. Highly recommend this wonderful retreat. Thank you Sam & your staff for a wonderful stay. Hope to see you all again soon.More

Thank Ralphie1960
Response from Samantha S, Owner at Lower Lode InnResponded 9 August 2018

Dear Ralphie, many thanks for the great review of our hotel and for recommending us to other travellers. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your accommodations as well as the staff service, we are just there to help with whatever you need! I'm sure our entire...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018

Here for a wedding reception plus and evening dance etc. Food served was a carvery and the meat was cooked so perfectly that it was so tender and full of flavour. The veg served with it, was plentiful and varied. Maybe 6 different choices. We...More

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Response from Samantha S, Owner at Lower Lode InnResponded 1 August 2018

Dear happy guest, many thanks for taking the time to write a review and for your detailed and descriptive comments, we really appreciate positive feedback and it goes a long way! With regards to the foot ferry, there is a small charge of £1.50, the...More

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Description
A Traditional Public House dating back to the 15th Century, The Lower Lode Inn is set in a stunning location on the banks of the River Severn, a stones throw from the historic town of Tewkesbury, which is More also accessible by our historic foot ferry. The Inn offers a riverside beer garden with extensive garden seating, also a games room with pool table and jukebox. Serving fine locally sourced home cooked fayre and Camra accredited real ales, this family run traditional pub has a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Breakfasts and a Sunday carvery are available by pre-booking at the bar. ACCOMMODATION We offer a range of accommodation, including five en-suite guest rooms, in which we can accommodate families, couples or single occupancy. Pets are very welcome. The rooms offer all essentials required for a comfortable and relaxed stay. CAMPING AND CARAVAN SITE Our lawned riverside camping and caravan site is an ideal place for a short break, with electric hookups, elsan disposal, drinking water and shower unit/24hr toilets within the main pub building. There are also outdoor basic mobile shower and toilet units which are opened within the campsite during busy periods. BOAT MOORINGS Moorings are available along the Inn's river frontage, with narrow boat space (limited availability), smaller and public mooring spaces available. Boats up to 30ft accepted. FREE ACTIVITIES Free activities for guests can be enjoyed on site including fishing, subject to licensing (permits available from the pub) and dingy/canoe launch from the slipway. OTHER The Inn has a a purpose built function room and 2am music license (midnight for live music, 2am for recorded music). It is a popular summer venue for special events such as weddings, birthday parties and vehicle rallies, mostly held at weekends, while Monday to Friday the site is usually very quiet. Please contact management for updates/details. LOCAL ATTRACTIONS Set between the Malvern and Cotswold Hills, we offer a great base for exploring some of the UK's most charming villages and the stunning river-valley countryside of the Severn Vale. We are within easy reach of Upton upon Severn and the provincial towns of Cheltenham Spa, Gloucester and Worcester and for those in the area on business, there is easy motorway access to M50/M5. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free Internet
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$71 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Forthampton
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$71 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Forthampton
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Dining (3)
Room & Suite (2)
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David B
8 August 2018|
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Response from chrisann10 | Reviewed this property |
i beleve they tart at 12 and go on for most of day we hs eveing meal wich was very nice they staff there are excellent
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Kevin F
24 February 2017|
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Response from samanthasnape | Property representative |
Hi Kevin. Correctly so it is single track but we have lots of caravans and caravans using the road regularly. There are passing places. At this time of year not a busy road. Lorries make all our deliveries via this same... More
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"River view would be great"
hombre74
29 Jul 2018
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"Always book in advance"
692jakyb
24 Jun 2018
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"Larger family room sleeping 5/6 available."
F4458ATandreac
16 Feb 2018
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"Our room overlooked the river."
TravellingCouple64
30 Jun 2017
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