“Engaging staff and a peaceful rural location” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's View
This hotel is a popular stop-over for both leisure and corporate guests travelling between England and Scotland and visiting the Lakes. Although only a stone's throw from the M6, it enjoys a peaceful rural location. The bedrooms vary in size, and continual updating ensures a contemporary feel throughout. Housed in a converted 200-year-old farmhouse, the restaurant retains many original features such as the beams and stone walls. Enjoyable cuisine can be enjoyed in the various dining areas.
Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 30
- Family rooms: 1
- Bedrooms Ground: 14
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Laundry facilities
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 80
- Walk-in showers
- Single room, minimum price: £74
- Double room, minimum price: £99
Also in the Area
About The area
Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.
Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.
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