Built in 1812 from stone quarried in the hotel's grounds, Merewood is perfectly positioned to…
“An impressively well-managed team, keen to serve and naturally sociable.” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Please note: this hotel is currently closed and undergoing an exciting refurbishment. With a superb location, this charming hotel has elevated views and lake-side walks. There are a variety of bedroom styles, many with lake views and balconies. Dining is a must, with Lakeland produce used in skilfully created cuisine. The hotel has a number of meeting rooms, and along with ample parking, there are notable gardens and parkland to enjoy too.
Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms annex: 9
- En-suite rooms: 29
- Family rooms: 2
- Bedrooms Ground: 5
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Private fishing
- Croquet Available
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 50
- Accessible bedrooms: 4
- Walk-in showers
- Double room, minimum price: £120
- Open all year
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
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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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