The Best Lake District Country House Hotels

recommended country house accommodation in the Lake District

Country house hotels in the Lake District offer a unique blend of luxury and natural beauty, with stunning landscapes, elegant interiors, and fine dining. Whether you prefer a classic Georgian mansion or a contemporary retreat, these hotels offer an unforgettable escape to the heart of England's most beautiful countryside.


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a unique hotel, in a unique location, at the heart of a 100 square mile wilderness nature reserve yet with all the comforts that are expected

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a delightful Edwardian house nestled in 2 acres of mature grounds at the heart of Borrowdale and affords guests a slice of peaceful, country life

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an inviting, family-run hotel, set in 6 acres of grounds surrounded by the majestic fells of Great Langdale, there are cosy rooms and good food

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a listed Georgian mansion with opulent interiors, elegant rooms and an award-winning restaurant quietly set on Lake Windermere's shores

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relaxing hotel set on the lower slopes of Skiddaw boasting scenic views, a candlelit dining room and spacious, well-appointed rooms

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fine dining, fine views, well-appointed traditional or contemporary style rooms and a relaxing ambience are on offer at this charming hotel

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enjoys a peaceful setting just outside the village and glorious scenic views of the surrounding fells, many of the rooms have the same vistas

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secluded amidst 400 acres of deer park and woodland, ideal for a romantic escape, a luxurious spa stay or fine dining experience

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offering unobtrusive, yet attentive service, this smart hotel offers a sumptuous stay enhanced by fine dining with an exceptional wine list

Gilpin Hotel & Lake House

Bowness-on-Windermere

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luxurious, well-appointed accommodation at either a secluded lake side house or at a hotel set in 21 acres with award winning dining and spa

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set in extensive grounds overlooking Derwentwater, luxurious hotel with stylish rooms, fine dining and pampering spa with a thermal suite

Langdale Chase Hotel

Troutbeck Bridge

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elegant hotel in landscaped gardens with a terrace that sweep down to the shores of Lake Windermere where the hotel's boat house is set

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a grand Edwardian house set in acres of lakeside gardens and woodland with refined guest rooms and plenty of space to simply relax and unwind

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a traditional country house that has retained many of its original features that sits in 20 acres of quiet grounds overlooking Lake Windermere

Briery Wood Hotel

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a traditional country house hotel set amidst peaceful fields and woods and ideally located for Lake Windermere and pretty Ambleside

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an intimate, traditional country house set in 4 acres of tranquil grounds overlooking Borrowdale; elegant rooms have welcoming extra touches

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an 18th-century country house peacefully tucked away in 18 acres of grounds that have a scenic backdrop of Skiddaw & Uldale Fells

Glaramara

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privately owned hotel set amidst Borrowdale's stunning scenery and ideally placed to enjoy a host of outdoor activities in the area

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a tranquil retreat residing along the shores of Thirlmere with Helvellyn rising majestically behind, guests maybe lucky to spot a host of wildlife

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a charming country house set in peaceful surroundings just outside Cockermouth, guest rooms are comfortable and well-presented

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