Boasting breath-taking panoramas over England’s largest lake, this exclusive 4* Top Secret Hotel on the shores of Lake Windermere is the perfect location in which to truly experience the natural beauty of the Lake District. This quintessentially English hotel boasts finely furnished double en-suite rooms featuring a flat screen LCD TV, complimentary luxury toiletries, free high speed Wi-Fi connectivity, safe for valuables and a trouser press amongst other amenities. The hotel offers guests an award-winning onsite restaurant with terrace, in addition to a 24 hour concierge, dry cleaning service and free secured parking. Businesspeople can make use of the hotel’s excellent business centre comprising of several fully equipped conference and meeting rooms, whilst those on a relaxing break to the area can unwind in the hotel spa’s swimming pool and sauna or get an indulgent treatment in the beauty salon.
This secret hotel on Windermere Lakeside with spa is surrounded by picturesque mountaintops, untouched forests and quaint villages nestled in the hillside, and the National Park surrounding the lake is renowned for its perfect natural vistas. Hotel guests can step out onto the waterfront from the hotel grounds and experience the lake via thrilling water sports such as water skiing, kitesurfing or jet-skiing or take a more relaxing approach with a steamboat or ferry ride. The lake’s gently lapping shores are ideal for young children to splash around in during the warmer summer months and with a selection of cafes and restaurants lining the lakeside whole days can be spent enjoying Lake Windermere.
Avid golfers will be sure to enjoy spending a day on the Windermere Golf Course which is only a short journey by bus or car from the hotel. Located in idyllic rolling countryside and referred to by golfing experts as a ‘miniature Gleneagles’, the golf course is renowned for excellence and also features a luxury club house and highly regarded onsite restaurant for golfers to relax in after testing out the 18 hole course.
Also nearby is the famous Lake District town of Kendal which is extremely popular with tourists to the area. Recognisable for its typical local grey limestone buildings and renowned as the home of the Kendal mint cake, Kendal offers visitors an archetypal Cumbrian town experience within the heart of the National Park. Kendal boasts several museums detailing the local history and archaeology as well as numerous historic churches, a castle and an art gallery.
After the region’s untouched natural splendour, the Lake District is famous for influencing some of the finest English poetry. William Wordsworth’s poem ‘I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud’ is regarded as one of the most famous poems in the English language and was inspired by daffodils on the shore of Ullswater. Wordsworth’s adult home Dove Cottage in Grasmere is a short journey by car from the hotel and attracts thousands of tourists and fans of literature each year. The former home of Beatrix Potter which has now been transformed into a museum of her work is also just a short drive away, offering insights into her inspiration behind some of the most famous illustrated children’s books ever written.