The Hideaway at Windermere
“A very strong customer care focus with arm and genuine hospitality.” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Quietly tucked away, this beautiful Victorian Lakeland house is personally run by owners Richard and Lisa. Delicious food, individually designed bedrooms and warm hospitality ensure an enjoyable stay. There is a beautifully appointed lounge looking out to the garden, and the dining area is split between two light and airy rooms. Bedrooms vary in size and style with the larger rooms featuring luxury bathrooms. Breakfast is freshly prepared using the best local ingredients and service is attentive and friendly. Afternoon tea with home-made cake is served every day.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 11
- Free TV
- Direct Dial
- Open parking
- Steps for wheelchair: 2
- Afternoon Tea
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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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