The Read family has owned this traditional hotel with secluded gardens overlooking Morecambe Bay…
“Impressive building in elevated location with stunning gardens” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
This imposing hotel in terraced grounds, enjoys fine views of Morecambe Bay and is popular as a conference and wedding venue. Bedrooms vary in size with the newer rooms being bright and modern. Magnificent woodwork is one of many features which can be seen in the public areas. The brand new spa thermal experience offers wooden hot tubs and a cold plunge tub, an Aroma steam room, salt inhalation room and an ice fountain. There is also a well-equipped gym.
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Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 34
- Family rooms: 5
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Indoor Pool
- Gym available
- Croquet Available
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 100
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Walk-in showers
- 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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