Historic Hotels in Cumbria & the Lake District

Welcome to Historic UK’s guide to country house hotels in the Lake District and Cumbria. From the charming Samling with it’s amazing views over Lake Windermere (and which also can be booked out for exclusive use!) to the imposing Georgian mansion of Storrs Hall Hotel, we’ve scoured Cumbria and the Lake District for the very finest country house hotels.

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Armathwaite Hall Hotel & Spa

Armathwaite Hall Hotel, Bassenthwaite, Cumbria, CA12 4RE.

Armathwaite Hall is one of the original stately homes of England. Set in over 400 acres of park and woodland, this four red star hotel is perfect for a romantic retreat in the country. Dinner, bed & breakfast rates are also available at the hotel.

  • 11th Century

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Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel

Sharrow Bay, Howtown, near Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2LZ.

Situated on the edge of Lake Ullswater, Sharrow Bay boasts a Michelin starred restaurant and makes an ideal base for exploring the Lake District. The lavishly decorated bedrooms guarantee a peaceful night’s sleep.

  • 19th Century

Cedar Manor Hotel

Cedar Manor Hotel, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AX.

Dating back to the Victorian era, this lovely country house hotel features a 2 AA rosette restaurant and is perfectly situated for exploring all that Windermere has to offer. The lounge and bar overlook the hotel gardens.

  • 19th Century

Storrs Hall Hotel

Storrs Hall Hotel, Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3LG.

This grade II Georgian mansion is one of the most spectacular hotels in the Lake District. Overlooking Lake Windermere, guests can enjoy spacious bedrooms with beautiful baths, and dining faciltiies that boast views over the surrounding countryside.

  • 18th Century

Linthwaite House Hotel

Linthwaite House Hotel, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JA.

The award-winning Linthwaite House Hotel overlooks Lake Windermere and the surrounding Lakeland fells, and provides luxurious accommodation.

  • 19th Century

Windermere Manor Hotel

Windermere Manor Hotel, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1ES.

Set in three acres of tree-lined gardens, the Windermere Manor features 35 en-suite bedrooms, a charming, wooden-beamed restaurant and an indoor heated pool. A ten minute walk from Lake Windermere, the towns of Ambleside and Bowness are within easy reach.

  • 19th Century

Regent Hotel by the Lake

Regent Hotel by the Lake, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0ES.

Surrounded by fells and hills on the edge of Lake Windermere, this family run hotel provides excellent en-suite accommodation, with some rooms featuring luxurious spa bath or a private terrace. The tranquil restaurant features an imaginative British menu.

  • 17th Century

Appleby Manor Hotel & Garden Spa

Appleby Manor, Appleby in Westmorland, Cumbria, CA16 6JB.

With it’s award winning restaurant, beautiful landscaped gardens and luxurious bedrooms, Appleby Manor is ideal for a relaxing break in the country. There is an abundance of hill walking opportunities in the immediate area.

  • 19th Century

Langdale Hotel & Spa

Langdale Hotel & Spa, Chapel Stile, Cumbria, LA22 9JD.

Surrounded by rolling hills and gentle streams, the four-star Langdale Hotel offers a luxury spa and award winning dining. The traditional pub with its open fires serves real ales, whilst the restaurant features an original cannon and working water wheel.

  • 17th Century

Grange Hotel

Grange Hotel, Grange over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6EJ.

Dating from 1866, the elegant Grange Hotel sits in its own landscaped grounds and enjoys panaramic bay views. Boasting its own swimming pool, gym, spa bath, sauna and steam room, the hotels Carriages Restaurant serves a five-course table d`hote menu.

  • 19th Century

The Castle Green Hotel

The Castle Green Hotel, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6RG.

Set in 14 acres of wooded grounds, this award winning hotel boasts two gyms, spa, swimming pool and a 2 AA Rosette restaurant. Within walking distance of the town centre, diners can enjoy views of Kendal Castle and the stunning Lakeland countryside.

  • 19th Century