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AA rating
Country House Hotel

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Rated from 2 to 4, and meeting all the criteria of black stars, silver stars are awarded to highly recommended hotels.

The merit score for this hotel is 83%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 207 reviews

Cosy and welcoming hotel located in stunning Lake District surroundings

AA Inspector

At a glance

1 Rosette restaurant
Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Dogs welcome

Close to the village, this friendly hotel is peacefully located in the Borrowdale Valley, in its own three-acre wooded grounds. Public rooms include comfortable lounges and a restaurant with picture-postcard views; the award-winning cuisine is a modern take on traditional British and classic French. The stylish, contemporary bedrooms and the Millican Dalton Suite are beautifully appointed; several have balconies and others patio doors leading to the garden. Dogs can be accommodated in three of the bedrooms.

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  • En-suite rooms: 32
  • Family rooms: 2
  • Ground-floor rooms: 8
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Single room, minimum price: £76
  • Double room, minimum price: £152

Opening times

  • Closed: 5–25 January


  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 32


  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Laundry facilities
  • Drying facility
  • Ironing facilities


  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme

Getting here

From A66 follow B5289 for approximately 4 miles. Turn right over bridge, hotel 0.25 mile beyond village.

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Nearest motorway junction

M6 junction 40
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