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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.
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.
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.
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.
This cosy boutique hotel with a dancing fountain is 1 mile from the Arts & Crafts-style Blackwell house and 3 miles from Hill Top, the former home of Beatrix Potter. Chic rooms with ornate furnishings offer free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, and some have outdoor hot tubs. Upgraded rooms and suites add fireplaces, living areas and circular or 4-poster beds, plus private patios and/or steam rooms. Room service is available. Parking and full breakfast are free, and a swanky restaurant serves classic British fare with local ingredients. There’s a glass-enclosed pool with a fountain, a steam room and a sauna, plus a full-service spa.
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.
Set among landscaped gardens in a 1901 Georgian-style country house with an annexe, this upscale hotel is 2.6 miles from the World of Beatrix Potter and 9.1 miles from Abbot Hall Art Gallery. The warm, sophisticated rooms and suites feature flat-screen TVs, minibars, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Some add garden access, fireplaces and/or patios with private hot tubs. Airy suites offer additional sitting areas, plus whirlpool tubs in most. WiFi is free. A full English breakfast and 4-course dinner in the fine-dining restaurant are included, along with passes to a nearby spa. There’s also a bar, a llama field and a croquet court.
In a circa-1900 stone-built property on Windermere lake, this rural hotel is 1.8 miles from the notable Arts and Crafts house Blackwell and 3.5 miles from Windermere Golf Club. The refined, traditional-style lodgings all include en suite bathrooms, and have TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Suites add antique oak beds, sofas and lake views, as well as outdoor hot tubs and/or garden/decked areas. Fishing passes are free, as well as Wi-Fi in the bar area, and private parking. There’s an upscale restaurant serving traditional British cuisine, a bar and a seasonal, waterside snack bar. There’s also an indoor pool, a spa and 2 jetties.
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).
A 7-minute walk from Windermere, this upscale hotel is also 10 minutes’ walk from The World of Beatrix Potter. The elegant rooms have free WiFi and flat-screen TVs, plus tea and coffeemaking facilities. Suites add separate living areas; some have whirlpool tubs and balconies. Breakfast and parking are included in the rate. Other Amenities include a British restaurant, a bar and a cosy lounge. There’s also a spa with an indoor pool, a sauna, a steam room and a plunge pool, as well as 2 hot tubs.
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 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.
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.
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 […]
The Riverside Hotel, a converted 18th century tannery set on five floors, is situated on the banks of the River Kent in Kendal beneath the ruins of the town’s 12th century castle. A short walk away is the centre of this famous market town with its bustling shops, galleries and museums. It’s also close to the train and bus station, is only a 20 minute drive from Lake Windermere and convenient for all the must-see attractions. WHY CHOOSE US? 58 en-suite bedrooms, including two junior suites River View Restaurant The Tannery Bar & Bistro Sanctuary Health Club with pool, spa pool, sauna, steam room and gym Two well-equipped meeting rooms Undercover, free car parking for 40 cars, further spaces five minutes away Dogs welcome in most bedrooms, including in the bar Free wireless internet access Near to train and bus stations Stair-lift to access bedrooms and a room with a roll in shower, it’s easy to access the pool.
Every good hotel believes they have the special formula for the perfect stay, but our guests tell us that we deliver it. Maybe it’s our location in the charming ‘auld grey town’ of Kendal, the range of complimentary facilities and tempting extras on offer, or our dedication to exceptional customer service. Our team aren’t satisfied with good – they think you deserve the best. Whether it’s choosing the best room for you, recommending a delicious meal, or helping you with your bags, time and time again our guests comment on the friendly team who go that extra step to make every customer visit the very best it can be. Whatever your requirements, we think we’ve balanced the personality and passion you’d expect from an independent business with the advantages of a larger, established hotel group to ensure your stay is perfectly tailored to you. Come stay with us and we hope you’ll agree – it is a memorable experience.
Ellipsis Design is a professional web design company that develops websites that look great, function well, and are poised for traffic. We work as consultants, providing advice, feedback, and ideas to help ensure your business ends up with the perfect website. Rather than boxing you into one specific website solution, our team takes on a custom web design project by determining what your goals are. Web design is much more than just slapping some words and pictures together and posting them on-line. Designing the ultimate web site involves conceptualization, planning, producing, post-production, research and advertising. At Ellipsis Design we know that web design involves a lot of work – and we’re not afraid to roll up our sleeves and get our hands dirty.
Established in 2012 The Gentry Co prides its self on providing exceptional service in sophisticated and relaxed surroundings, customer service is what we believe to be the key to our success so whether it be a simple bead trim, a bespoke grooms package or just a quality sharp haircut, The Gentry will cater to your every requirement ! With complimentary ice cold beer on tap and the finest hair care and grooming products available to take home, why not visit The Gentry co and experience quintessential English barbering at its finest.
Guests at Elder Grove often comment on the” friendly home from home, relaxing atmosphere where we try to give a little more than a traditional B & B . The house itself is a distinct, detached Lakeland building, built in the late 1800’s and still retaining many original features but with all the convenience of today’s contemporary living.
Dr J A Atack belongs to Medical practice activities subcategory of Hospitals & medical (SIC code is 8512). Location post code is CA12 5JY. Opening hours are 10 AM to 6 PM. Current data records show that the unit has a staff of about 6-10 people. You can contact them by phone at +44 017687 72438; their fax number is +44 017687 72454.
Sedbergh Health Centre covers a geographical area within approximately 10 miles of Sedbergh including Garsdale, Dentdale and Ravenstonedale. They run many clinics for chronic disease care and offer a wide variety of other medical services such as antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.
Ennerdale Water is the most westerly lake in the Lake District National Park in Cumbria, England. It is a glacial lake, with a maximum depth of 150 feet (45 metres), and at ½ mile to a mile (700 to 1,500 metres) wide and 2½ miles (3.9 kilometres) long is one of the smallest lakes in the area. To the west of the lake lies the small village of Ennerdale Bridge, consisting of two pubs and a few houses. It is close to the port of Whitehaven, the town of Cleator Moor and the village of Cleator.
Haweswater is a reservoir in the English Lake District, built in the valley of Mardale in the county of Cumbria. The controversial construction of the Haweswater dam started in 1929, after Parliament passed an Act giving the Manchester Corporation permission to build the reservoir to supply water for Manchester. At the time, there was public outcry about the decision, as the valley of Mardale was populated by the farming villages of Measand and Mardale Green and the construction of the reservoir would mean that these villages would be flooded and lost and the population would have to be moved. In addition, the valley was considered one of the most picturesque in Westmorland and many people thought it should be left alone.
Grasmere is one of the smaller lakes of the English Lake District, in the county of Cumbria. It gives its name to the village of Grasmere, famously associated with the poet William Wordsworth, which lies immediately to the north of the lake. The lake is 1680 yd (1540 m) long and 700 yd (640 m) wide, covering an area of 0.24 mi² (0.62 km²). It has a maximum depth of 70 ft (21m) and an elevation above sea level of 208 ft (62 m). The lake is both fed and drained by the River Rothay, which flows through the village before entering the lake, and then exits downstream into nearby Rydal Water, beyond which it continues into Windermere. The waters of the lake are leased by the Lowther Estate to the National Trust. The waters are navigable, with private boats allowed and rowing boats for hire, but powered boats are prohibited. The lake contains a single island, known as The Island.
Thirlmere is a reservoir in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria and the English Lake District. It runs roughly south to north, with a dam at the northern end, and is bordered on the eastern side by the A591 road and on the western side by a minor road. Thirlmere was constructed in the 19th century by the Manchester Corporation to provide the burgeoning industrial city of Manchester with water supplies. The 96 mile-long Thirlmere Aqueduct still provides water to the Manchester area.
Rydal Water is a small body of water in the central part of the English Lake District, in the county of Cumbria. It is located near the hamlet of Rydal, between Grasmere and Ambleside in the Rothay Valley. The lake is 1,290 yards (1.18 km) long and varies in width up to a maximum of 380 yards (350m), covering an area of 0.12 mi² (0.31 km²). It has a maximum depth of 65 ft (17m) and an elevation above sea level of 177 ft (54m). The lake is both supplied and drained by the river Rothay, which flows from Grasmere upstream and towards Windermere downstream. The waters of the southern half of the lake are leased by the Lowther Estate to the National Trust, whilst those of the northern half belong to the estate of Rydal Hall. Navigation is prohibited, except for residents of Rydal Hall. Numerous walks are possible in the surrounding hills, as well as a walk around the lake itself, which takes in Dove Cottage and Rydal Mount, both homes to William Wordsworth, and Rydal Cave, a former quarry working. At the western end of the lake, steps lead to Wordsworth’s Seat, which is considered to have been Wordsworth’s favourite viewpoint in […]
Crummock Water is a lake in the Lake District in Cumbria, North West England situated between Buttermere to the south and Loweswater to the north. Crummock Water is two and a half miles long, three quarters of a mile wide and 140 feet deep. The River Cocker is considered to start at the north of the lake, before then flowing into Lorton Vale. The hill of Mellbreak runs the full length of the lake on its western side; as Alfred Wainwright described it ‘no pairing of hill and lake in Lakeland have a closer partnership than these’. “The meaning of ‘Crummock’ seems to be ‘Crooked one’, from British” (Brythonic Celtic) “‘crumbaco’-‘crooked’”. This may refer to the winding course of the River Cocker, which flows out of the lake, or refer to the bending nature of the lake itself. The word “‘water’ is the main Lakeland term for ‘lake’” The lake is owned by the National Trust. Scale Force, the highest waterfall in the Lake District, feeds the lake and has a drop of 170 feet.
Loweswater is one of the smaller lakes in the English Lake District. The village of Loweswater is situated on the banks of the Lake. The lake is not far from Cockermouth and is also easily reached from elsewhere in West Cumbria. The group of fells to the south of Loweswater is known as the Loweswater Fells and consists of Mellbreak, Gavel Fell, Blake Fell, Hen Comb and Burnbank Fell. To the north of the lake lies the Fellbarrow range. The lake is unusual in the radial drainage pattern of the Lake District in draining towards the centre of the Lake District: its outfall, Dub Beck, becomes Park Beck and runs east or south-east into the north end of Crummock Water, close to that lake’s exit. By way of the River Cocker and River Derwent, Loweswater’s contents eventually reach the sea at Workington.
Wast Water is a lake located in Wasdale, a valley in the western part of the Lake District National Park, England. The lake is almost 3 miles (4.8 km) long and more than one-third mile (540 m) wide. It is the deepest lake in England at 258 feet (79 m), and is owned by the National Trust. It is one of the finest examples of a glacially ‘over-deepened’ valley. The surface of the lake is about 200 feet above sea level, while its bottom is over 50 feet below sea level.
Buttermere is a lake in the English Lake District in North West England. The adjacent village of Buttermere takes its name from the lake. Historically in Cumberland, the lake is now within the county of Cumbria. It is owned by the National Trust, forming part of their Buttermere and Ennerdale property.
Derwentwater is one of the principal bodies of water in the Lake District National Park in north west England. It lies wholly within the Borough of Allerdale, in the county of Cumbria. The lake occupies part of Borrowdale and lies immediately south of the town of Keswick. It is both fed and drained by the River Derwent. It measures approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) long by 1 mile (1.6 km) wide and is some 72 feet (22 m) deep. There are several islands within the lake, one of which is inhabited. Derwent Island House, an 18th-century residence, is a tenanted National Trust property open to the public on five days each year.
Coniston Water in Cumbria, England is the third largest lake in the English Lake District. It is five miles (8 km) long, half a mile (800 m) wide, has a maximum depth of 184 feet (56 m), and covers an area of 1.89 square miles (4.9 km2). The lake has an elevation of 143 feet (44 m) above sea level. It drains to the sea via the River Crake.
Bassenthwaite Lake is one of the largest water bodies in the English Lake District. It is long and narrow, approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) long and 3⁄4-mile (1.2 km) wide, but is also extremely shallow, with a maximum depth of about 70 ft (21 m). It is the only body of water in the Lake District to use the word “lake” in its name, all the others being “waters” (for example, Derwentwater), “mere” (for example, Windermere) or “tarns” (for example, Dock Tarn). It is fed by, and drains into, the River Derwent. The lake lies at the foot of Skiddaw, near the town of Keswick. Some maps dating from the 18th century do in fact mark this lake with the name Bassenwater, and the use of the name Broadwater for this lake is also attested.
Ullswater is the second largest lake in the English Lake District, being approximately nine miles (14.5 kilometres) long and 0.75 miles (1,200 m) wide with a maximum depth of slightly more than 60 metres (197 ft). Many regard Ullswater as the most beautiful of the English lakes. It is a typical Lake District narrow “ribbon lake” formed after the last ice age when a glacier scooped out the valley floor and when the glacier retreated, the deepened section filled with meltwater which became a lake. A total of three separate glaciers formed the lake. The surrounding mountains give Ullswater the shape of a stretched ‘Z’ with three distinct segments that wend their way through the surrounding hills.
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. It is a ribbon lake formed in a glacial trough after the retreat of ice at the start of the current interglacial period. It has been one of the country’s most popular places for holidays and summer homes since the arrival of the Kendal and Windermere Railway’s branch line in 1847. Historically forming part of the border between Lancashire and Westmorland, it is now within the county of Cumbria and the Lake District National Park. The lake contains 18 islands.By far the largest is the privately owned Belle Isle (16.18 hectares, 40.0 acres) opposite Bowness and around a kilometre in length. Its older name was Lang Holme, and 800 years ago it was the centre of the manor of Windermere and later, in effect, of a moiety of the barony of Kendal. The other islands or “holmes” are considerably smaller. The word “holme” means small island and comes from Old Norse holmr. The island of Lady Holme is named after the chantry that formerly stood there and in former centuries was sometimes called St Mary Holme or just Mary Holme. The remaining islands are Bee Holme, Blake Holme, Crow Holme, Birk or Birch […]
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