Hip hotels in Cumbria
Stylish, contemporary and unique places to stay all over the United Kingdom - hostelries that maintain hipness without effort. We have boutique hotels, Town Houses and designers follies - the most complete collection of cool british hotels anywhere on the web
Drunken Duck Inn
Set in 60 acres on a crossroads in the middle of nothing but magnificent scenery. Barngates Brewery (our own) offers 3 beers: Cracker Ale, Chesters Strong & Ugly, and Tag Lag. ... More
Nothing prepares you for how special this self-catering Arts and Crafts house on Lake Windermere is. Enter a huge oak-panelled hall perfumed by scented candles, and three reception rooms tug you in a new direction ... More
L'Enclume gastronomic restaurant with rooms is beautifully located in Cartmel, a traditional Cumbrian village, and offers a tranquil base from which to explore the Southern Lakeland.
Chef owner of L'Enclume, Simon Rogan, has developed his style ... More
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Linthwaite House Hotel
Located in the heart of England’s beautiful Lake District and set in 14 acres of its own grounds, Linthwaite has spectacular views of Lake Windermere and the surrounding fells.
Comfy indoors, with an eclectic interior ... More
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A few hundred feet above one of the most beautiful lakes in Britain beckons a small gem of a hotel. It’s called The Samling.
Set in its own sixty-seven acre estate, ... More
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