The Top 10 Hotels in Cumberland
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The region of Cumberland, now part of Cumbria, is one of three historic counties that make up the Lake District. If you're looking for the perfect hotel in Cumberland as a base to explore this area of outstanding natural beauty, whether luxurious hotel, resort spa or boutique hotel, you're sure to find the perfect place with Voyage Prive!
Modern Scandinavian design meets a love of all things Cumbrian in this chic hotel in the centre of Keswick. A luxury retreat boasting fantastic local food and drink, it makes a great hotel from which to explore the Lakes.
Tucked away in the Borrowdale valley at the foot of Shepherds Crag this scenic hotel has been updated to offer modern charm while retaining original features. Enjoy afternoon tea in the garden or a drink before dinner on the terrace.
Facing Derwentwater and Lodore Falls, in 40 acres of grounds, this hotel has one of the finest settings in the Lake District. Some of the most impressive walking routes in the area start here so bring your hiking boots!??
The secluded setting of this former stately home amid a woodland and deer park makes for one of the finest hotels in the region. enjoy the romantic countryside or if you're feeling energetic try mountaineering, potholing or even a flight over the fells.
5. Sharrow Bay
This lakefront hotel with a cosy lounge and an award-winning restaurant offers great views and charming historic features. With a private jetty and boathouse plus 12 acres of gardens and woodlands where guests can wander at their leisure. ??
A beautifully restored Georgian Manor close to the shores of Ullswater. This elegant space has contemporary rooms which retain original features, set in peaceful grounds with a walnut grove and the lakeshore to explore. ??
With an ideal location in the village of Grasmere, whatever your interests you'll find plenty to do and see here. Lake cruises, walking and cycling routes, visitor attractions including Wordsworth's Dove Cottage as well as several golf courses are all not far away.
A stylish and relaxed hotel with a country house feel, The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa is in the heart of Grasmere village. Close to the Eskdale and Ravenglass Railway, one of the most beautiful narrow gauge railways in the country as well as Brantwood, the picturesque home of the Victorian art critic John Ruskin.
Just outside Grasmere, you will find this luxurious spa hotel which makes a perfect base for exploring the peaceful atmosphere of the Lakes. Retrace the poet William Wordsworth's footstep and ""wander lonely as a cloud"" in ""the loveliest spot that man hath ever known"".
A luxury escape in Grasmere Vale, this elegant country house hotel oozes Gothic charm throughout its 20 rooms with furnishings and design by James Mackie. Home to its own Michelin-starred restaurant, it gives you the ideal opportunity to sample the fresh local produce.
List of the most requested services and often available in these luxury hotels:
- Free Wi-Fi
- Tea and coffee making facilities
- Luxury toiletries
- Flatscreen TVs
- Luxury bathrooms
- Award-winning restaurants
The beauty of the Lake District can be enjoyed at any time of year, but it is perhaps best enjoyed in Spring and Summer when the warmer weather makes outdoor activities more pleasant. But with fewer visitors, autumn offers colour as the leaves turn on the trees and in winter offers views just as dramatic as at other times of the year.
Whether you're travelling with family or friends, for a romantic break, a single adventure or sports activities you're sure to find an offer to suit you.
- Historic hotels
- Country house hotels
- Spa hotels
- Boutique hotels
- Comfortable shoes or hiking boots
- Waterproof coat
- Evening attire
- Charging cables
- History guidebooks
The Lake District is in the North West of England, accessible by road or rail. The nearest airports are Glasgow to the north and Manchester to the South. While you're there cycling, walking and travelling by the regular bus services is encouraged. Steamer and launch boat cruises are available on many of the Lakes.
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Whether you're looking to chill out and enjoy the world-beating scenery, cruise lazily on one of the world-famous lakes or visit some sites of historic literary interest, Cumberland and the Lake District has it all. Check out some of the more unusual museums and attractions including the Derwent Pencil Museum, Windermere Jetty, Keswick Brewery or the Laurel and Hardy Museum in Ulverston, the birthplace of Stan Laurel.
Enjoy the spectacular scenery, inspiring locations and the luxurious comfort of some of Britain's finest hotels. The growing food and drink scene is also a great reason to visit the area with traditional foods including Kendal Mint Cake, Cumbrian Sausage and Sticky Toffee Pudding.