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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 80%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 246 reviews

Engaging staff and a peaceful rural location

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At a glance

Family rooms

This hotel is a popular stop-over for both leisure and corporate guests travelling between England and Scotland and visiting the Lakes. Although only a stone's throw from the M6, itl enjoys a peaceful rural location. The bedrooms vary in size, and continual updating ensures a contemporary feel throughout. Housed in a converted 200-year-old farmhouse, the restaurant retains many original features such as the beams and stone walls. Enjoyable cuisine can be enjoyed in a choice of dining areas.


  • En-suite rooms: 30
  • Family rooms: 1
  • Ground-floor rooms: 14
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Single room, minimum price: £74
  • Double room, minimum price: £99
  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Closed: 24–28 December


  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 80


  • Walk-in showers


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


  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate (£): 124.95
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 80
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 50
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 40

Getting here

M6 junction 36 onto A65. Left at roundabout. Hotel 1.5 miles on right past garage.

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M6 junction 36
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