“Charming property surrounded by stunning scenery” - VisitEngland Assessor
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
All guests will have a table that only they will use throughout their stay, thus reducing the need to thoroughly sanitize the condiments as each table will have it's own set of condiments.
Our Inspector's view
Powe House occupies a lovely position in the peaceful village of Portinscale, on the banks of Derwentwater in the Lake District. A mile from Keswick with its pubs, restaurants and shops, this family-run property offers stylish en-suite rooms and spectacular views of Skiddaw mountain. The breakfast makes the most of good quality local produce.
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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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