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  • Embark on a quintessential luxury escape to the country with a stay at The Forest Side 4*.
  • Located in Grasmere, home to the enchanting poetry of William Wordsworth, this is a beautiful part of the Lake District.
  • Our members will stay in one of three room types, with Half Board dining to be enjoyed in the Michelin-starred restaurant.

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Carefully selected by our experts especially for you

Trip advisorThis hotel won the Travellers' Choice Award, the highest award bestowed by the world’s leading review website. This annual award reflects "the best of the best" for service, quality, and customer satisfaction from hotels & accommodations.

Your Destination

The Lake District National Park is famous for its stunning scenery, abundant wildlife and cultural heritage. With Cool, clear lakes, tarns, rivers, ancient woodlands and a wealth of wildlife, the Lake District is truly a place to escape to nature and stand in awe of its brilliant surroundings.

A haven for walkers, the Lake District awaits and is ready to be admired. Loughrigg Terrace, Easedale Tarn, Alcock Tarn, Helm Crag and the Coffin Trail are shorter walks that are not to be missed, whilst more challenging feats include Helvellyn, Langdale Pikes, Fairfield Horseshoe and Scafell Pike. Brave the peaks of Coniston Old Man and Skiddaw for breathtaking scenery.  

Retrace the footsteps of William Wordsworth, who spent most of his life in and around Grasmere, and described it as “the loveliest spot that man hath ever known.” Visit Dove Cottage, Rydal Mount and the main fells to tap into his poetic inspirations and influences. Who knows... You might be inclined to weave together a few stanzas too!

The Forest Side 4*

Nestled in the stunning landscape of Wordsworth's Grasmere Vale, The Forest Side 4* is an elegant country house that exudes fairytale Gothic charm. Home to just 20 elegant rooms with furnishings and design by renowned designer James Mackie, this is a truly decadent escape. To make your stay even more special, the hotel is home to its very own Michelin-starred restaurant, serving superb cuisine with fresh local produce.

Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.

Your Room

This offer is based on a Cosy Room, a Superb Room or a Master Room.

Cosy Room

Cosy Rooms boast superb decór and quality furnishings, fixtures and fittings. Interiors are conceived by renowned designer James Mackie, with luxurious wall coverings by Zoffany alongside opulent Westmorland beds. Small but beautifully formed, these are a great choice for those looking for comfort and quality!

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Superb Room

Elegantly appointed with stunning designer furnishings and fabrics, the Superb Room boasts all the same fantastic amenities as the Cosy Room, but with a little extra space to relax in. The bathroom is a sumptuous haven of relaxation, with a hand-picked selection of natural bath and body products.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Master Room

Combining contemporary style with original features, the Master Rooms feature stunning views of the Lake District, with a separate sitting area and a luxurious bathroom with a double-ended bath. These exquisite rooms are the perfect choice for a special occasion - truly romantic and spacious!

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Your Board Basis

This offer is based on a Half Board stay (Breakfast and the 6 Course L’al Un Menu for Dinner served in the restaurant).

The Michelin Star restaurant at Forest Side is designed as a reflection of the stunning landscape which surrounds it. Chefs select the very best, locally-sourced produce which is paired with an exclusive wine list featuring small, organic and biodynamic wine producers. This amazing eatery has been voted 27th best restaurant in the Good Food Guide with 4 AA Rosettes.

Sip on a cocktail from the hotel's extensive list of handcrafted drinks - whether you're after a non-alcoholic 'mocktail', or one of the signature drinks such as the 'Cumbrian Express' made with meadowsweet infused vodka and coffee liqueur.

Travel Advice

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Please note that the advice can change and consumers should continue to check it until they travel.

It is essential that all customers purchase adequate travel insurance for all countries they are travelling to or through.

Location Information

Transport is not included in this offer.

The address of your property: Keswick Road, Grasmere, Ambleside LA22 9RN

In More Detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This property is accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
The number of rooms at this property: 20
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 11 am

Our price doesn’t include a city/accommodation/tourism tax which may be payable locally.

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

Room Facilities

  • Exclusive design
  • Zoffany fabrics
  • Harrison Spinks exclusive beds
  • Bathroom


  • Michelin-starred restaurant

Nearby Activities

  • Dove Cottage
  • Allan Bank
  • St Oswald's Church
  • Rydal Water
  • Helvellyn Ridge
  • Ambleside

Your Contract

Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider. 

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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  • Exclusive perks and discounts of up to -70%
  • Member services team available 7 days per week
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In order to show a percentage discount, we compare our offer price with a "reference" price (as shown against each offer). This reference price is provided to us by the hotel, tour operator or other partner and corresponds to the prices displayed in the hotel or partner brochure. We include the cost of additional services such as room upgrades, welcome drinks, treatments, etc. as negotiated by our team, when calculating the reference price.

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