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Lake District Hotels Guide

recommended hotels and other accommodation in the lake District


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a Victorian mansion that has been sympathetically refurbished to offer an elegant hotel and dining that reflects the lakeland landscape

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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 amidst riverside gardens a short walk from the village and features elegant rooms, a small but relaxing spa and award-winning dining

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

Storrs Hall

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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

The Samling Hotel

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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

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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

Clare House

Grange-over-Sands

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a welcoming seaside retreat run by the same family since 1969, there are comfy lounges, real log fires, a well-tended garden and sea views

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a luxurious, award-winning hotel set in a spectacular hilltop setting with wonderful views over Lake Windermere and the surrounding fells

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a charming hotel set in 5 acres of gardens that offers an informal and relaxing atmosphere, award-winning dining and spacious, bright rooms

Borrowdale Gates Hotel

Grange-in-Borrowdale

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escape to the country at this privately owned, family-run hotel set in 2 acres of tranquil wooded gardens with views of the Borrowdale Valley

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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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an elegant hotel, set in riverside gardens in the heart of this pretty village, affording guests fine dining and leisure and spa facilities

Trout Hotel

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a centrally located hotel that combines period charm with contemporary decor and is situated next door to the childhood home of Wordsworth

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an acclaimed country house, once owned by Beatrix Potter, set in a large, well-tended gardens and features elegantly decorated rooms

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indulge yourself in the relaxing and rejuvenating spa facilities at this contemporary and luxurious hotel on the shores of Grasmere Water

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set in landscaped gardens in a quiet and relaxing spot beside Lake Windermere with spa facilities, elegant rooms and lake views

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 independent, family-run hotel set in wooded gardens and offering fine dining, relaxing spa and leisure facilities and its own traditional pub

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