In the heart of the Lake District, Helvellyn, the third highest peak in England, towers above…
“Popular hotel with glorious scenery all around” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
The Patterdale Hotel is a great base for those exploring the stunning Lake District scenery, or taking part in the many activities available in the area. Its location at the southern end of Ullswater means it enjoys delightful views of the valley and fells. Modern bedrooms vary in style, and in busier periods, accommodation is let for a minimum period of two nights. The bar-lounge has an open fire, and the restaurant is the place for a hearty Cumbrian buffet breakfast.
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Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 56
- Family rooms: 15
- Bedrooms Ground: 6
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Weekly Entertainment
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 30
- Accessible bedrooms: 6
- Single room, minimum price: £32
- Double room, minimum price: £64
- Open all year
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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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