Our Inspector's View
A country house in the traditional Lakeland mould, Merewood provides a relaxed environment and polished service to match. The bar and lounges overlook Windermere and the Cumbrian mountains beyond. Bedrooms vary in size and include some superb feature rooms. Food is notable here, with dinner being a highlight of any stay. Weddings and functions are ably catered for too.
Facilities – at a glance
An enviable location and bags of style and quality
- En-suite rooms: 20
- Family rooms: 2
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 100
- Steps for wheelchair: 3
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: 122
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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