Tucked inside a 19th-century stone mansion overlooking Lake Windermere, this sophisticated hotel is a 5-minute walk from The World of Beatrix Potter. The 26 refined rooms (available on a B&B or half-board basis) feature flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities; some also have lake views. Upgraded rooms add sitting areas. Room service is available. Featuring a grand piano, cosy lounges and views of the countryside, the white-tablecloth bar/restaurant serves free breakfast daily, along with traditional British cuisine, and a carvery lunch on Sundays. Off-street parking is available.
Set among secluded gardens with views to Lake Windermere, this posh hotel dating to the early 1900s is 1.2 miles from The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction in Bowness village. Airy rooms with period decor feature en suite bathrooms, flat-screen TVs, WiFi access and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Some rooms feature sitting areas, while upgraded rooms with expansive lake views have iPod docks and fresh fruit. Free buffet or cooked breakfast is offered. A quaint restaurant serves modern British cuisine and traditional afternoon tea. There are ornate lounges and a garden terrace, plus croquet sets.
Set in a row of 17th-century fishermen’s cottages on the banks of Lake Windermere, this relaxed pub with rooms is 11 minutes’ walk from the town centre and 4 miles from Wray Castle. Quaint rooms feature sitting areas, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Most have lake views. Upgraded rooms add private entrances and furnished patios. Cooked breakfast and bike storage are complimentary. The casual pub offers a bright restaurant, and a bar with a lakeside beer garden.
Set on a country estate with 14-acres of gardens, this upscale hotel offers views of Lake Windermere and is a mile from Bowness village and the Windermere Golf Club. The sophisticated rooms feature flat-screen TVs, free WiFi and designer toiletries. Upgraded rooms add sitting areas, and suites include separate living rooms. Some rooms have private verandas, hot tubs and lake views, and a loft-style suite features a kitchen, dining area and a telescope. In-room spa treatments are also available (for a surcharge). Modern British cuisine is served in an elegant restaurant. Guests have access to a nearby spa and fitness facility.
Overlooking Lake Windermere, this elegant country house hotel is 1.1 miles from Bowness-on-Windermere town centre and 1.4 miles from Windermere Golf Club. Country-chic rooms come with flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking equipment. Upgraded rooms add lake views and/or private balconies; some also have whirlpool tubs. Free breakfast is served in a refined modern British restaurant with a terrace; afternoon tea and evening meals are also available. Other amenities include gardens and event facilities.
Nestled among quaint English gardens and overlooking Lake Windermere, this high-end hotel is housed in a traditional 1870s mansion once owned by children’s author Beatrix Potter. Ranging from simple rooms with tartan fabrics to airy suites with contemporary decor, all units are stair-access only and feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Some have lake or garden views. Suites add separate sitting areas and/or fireplaces. Room service is available. Breakfast and parking are free. There’s also an acclaimed restaurant and a bar. Other amenities include gardens, lounges, an indoor pool and massage services.
Set in a traditional stone house with a Lake Windermere outlook, this refined, family-run hotel is a 12-minute walk from the villages of Bowness and Windermere, and within 0.9 miles of the A591 and National Rail trains. Elegant, individually decorated rooms have en suite bathrooms, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded rooms add sitting areas, while suites have separate living rooms, iPod docks and DVD players. Some have private balconies, and bathrooms with TVs. Room service is available. Free full breakfast includes vegetarian options. High-end British cuisine and Sunday lunches are served in a fine-dining setting.
Stonecross Manor Hotel is situated on the outskirts of the Lake District in the market town of Kendal. The M6 and West Coast main line provide easy access to the Hotel. Kendal is approximately 10 minutes drive from the M6 and the train journey from London to Kendal is usually less than three hours. The town is fast becoming the festival town of the north with nationally renowned festivals, including: MintFest, Mountain Film Festival and Comic Art Festival. For outdoor enthusiasts, this Lake District Hotel is an ideal base from which to visit England’s best known National Parks, the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. Privately owned and benefiting from a small team of warm and friendly staff, Stonecross Manor Hotel is steeped in history having been built in the 1850s as an orphanage for young girls. Whether travelling for business or leisure, a short break or long holiday we have something for you. Our newly refurbished heated indoor swimming pool has powerful massage jets, steam room and a spa; the perfect place to come and relax. As well as a great place to stay we offer outstanding food. An eclectic mix of modern and traditional cuisine, healthy salad selections, full vegetarian menu, snacks, afternoon […]
Milnthorpe Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5HP
Overlooking Lake Windermere, this genteel, stylish hotel is 0.8 miles from the centre of Ambleside, 4.9 miles from Grasmere and 10.4 miles from Grizedale Forest Park. Chic, contemporary rooms feature free WiFi, flat-screen TVs and tea and coffeemaking facilities; some have outdoor seating areas overlooking the garden, and 1 suite has a terrace with views over the lake. The full English breakfast features locally sourced ingredients. There’s a fine-dining restaurant focused on seasonal produce and a bar serving classic dishes. Room service is also available.
Set on sprawling, picturesque grounds with a private jetty on the Lake Windermere waterfront, this traditional hotel occupies a grand Georgian mansion. It’s within 3.6 miles’ drive from the A591 and National Rail trains at Windermere. The ornate, period-style rooms feature antique furnishings, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen smart TVs. Upgraded rooms add armoires, chaise lounges or sofas, and desks or vanity tables. Private log cabins have kitchens. Modern British cuisine is served in a formal restaurant, plus there’s an ornate lounge bar. Afternoon tea or picnic baskets can be taken on a lawn overlooking the lake (fees apply).