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At the north east corner of the Cartmel peninsula the village of Witherslack is easily reachable by car, sitting just a few miles along the A590 from junction 36 of the M6, with the genteel resort of Grange-over-Sands a further five minute drive south west. But the tiny settlement is also conveniently out of the way, a feeling enhanced by its wooded surroundings and the hills behind it. Once part of Lancashire but in 1974 incorporated in Cumbria, Witherslack provides a good base for exploring the Southern Lakes it is on the quiet back-roads that lead to Windermere via Cartmel Fell and Bowland Bridge, a route that in high-season may be very attractive for travellers. The village is just below Whitbarrow and Striding Edge, and walkers will enjoy beautiful views of the hills to the north, and Morecambe Bay to the south. Close to the village there is Whitbarrow Scar National Nature Reserve, an area of limestone pavement that is a haven for birds, but is perhaps better renowned for its butterflies: the Dark-Green Fratillary, the High Brown, the Pearl-Bordered and the Northern Brown Argus among others. Nearby Foulshaw Moss, 350 hectares of bog that is now a Site of Special Scientific Interest, is also known for its insect-life, including the rare emperor dragonfly.

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Beech Hill House (1.14 miles)

Beech Hill House

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Our bed and breakfast is just off the A590 at Witherslack, 8 minutes from the M6 J36 in an unspoilt corner of the Lake District National Park. Enjoy the Lake ... More

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Woodlands Hotel (2.58 miles)

Woodlands Hotel
The Woodlands Hotel and Pine Lodges is a Lake District hidden gem. A charming country house Hotel superbly situated in three acres of woodlands that provide cover for roe deer and other wildlife.

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Gilpin Bridge Inn (2.77 miles)

Gilpin Bridge Inn

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Nestled at the gateway to the Lakes and on the edge of the national parks, this family-run inn is full of character and steeped in history. Located on the edge of ... More

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Cumbria Grand Hotel (3.55 miles)

Cumbria Grand Hotel

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The Cumbria Grand Hotel is set in 25 acres of garden and woodlands. This comfortable hotel is located 10 miles from Winderemere. You will receive a warm, friendly welcome at this charming ... More

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Lyndhurst Country Guest House (3.62 miles)

Lyndhurst Country Guest House

Les & Christine look forward to welcoming you to their home, Lyndhurst Country House situated at the southern tip of Lake Windermere. We are within easy reach of local hotels, restaurants and country inns. We ... More | visit website

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Ye Olde Fighting Cocks (3.71 miles)

Ye Olde Fighting Cocks

Fantastic accommodation overlooking the kent estuary with views of the countryside, lovely refurbished dining room (non smoking)traditional bar with pool, darts etc, and a top local chef who serves a wide variety of food. ... More | visit website

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Landing Cottage Guest House (3.73 miles)

Landing Cottage Guest House

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Charming Victorian Lakeland stone and slate built country house situated close to the shores of Lake Windermere and in close proximity to the Windermere Lake cruise, steam railway and freshwater ... More

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Lakeside Hotel on Windermere (3.73 miles)

Lakeside Hotel on Windermere
Lakeside Hotel, the best 4 star hotel on the shores of Windermere offers you a unique location on the water's edge of Lake Windermere.

It is a classic traditional Lakeland Hotel, personally owned and managed ... More | visit website

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Number 43 (3.78 miles)

Number 43

Introducing contemporary concept, select location, boutique style and sublime comfort. Number 43 Arnside is set in a sympathetically renovated Victorian townhouse with expansive views across the Kent Estuary towards the Lakeland Fells, Number 43 represents ... More | visit website

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Grange Hotel (3.79 miles)

Grange Hotel

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Built in 1866 in classical Italianate style, the Grange Hotel sits in its own beautifully-landscaped grounds. We enjoy panoramic Bay views in the unspoiled Edwardian town of Grange-over-Sands, described by noted travel ... More

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