Our Inspector's View
This long established hotel enjoys a lakeside setting amidst delightful landscaped gardens. The bright and welcoming day rooms include sumptuous lounges, a conservatory and an opulently decorated restaurant. Imaginative dinners make use of fresh, local produce when possible and there is an extensive, well-balanced wine list. Stylish bedrooms, many with fabulous lake views, include a number with whirlpool baths; cottage garden suites are available too.
Facilities – at a glance
Opulent luxury in a stunning lakeside setting
- En-suite rooms: 15
- Family rooms: 0
- Bedrooms Ground: 1
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Hearing loop installed
- Children welcome
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Outdoor parking spaces: 35
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Walk-in showers
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: 75
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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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