Best hotels for walking in Cumbria

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The Black Swan

The Black Swan - Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer

Kirkby Stephen

Holding court in the centre of Ravenstonedale, ‘twixt the Lakes and the Dales, The Black Swan has the hallmarks of a much-loved village inn: home-cooked food, cheery atmosphere and comforting bedrooms.
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Cuckoo Brow Inn

Cuckoo Brow Inn - Three Night 15% Discount Special Offer

Ambleside

This jolly country inn, between Lake Windermere and Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top home, welcomes walkers, dogs and children with smiles, robust food and toasty log-burners.
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Cedar Manor

Cedar Manor - Complimentary Bottle of Prosecco/50% Discount on Third Night Special Offer

Windermere

This cossetting and intimate hotel, in a Victorian villa close to Lake Windermere, continues to charm guests with its luxurious bedrooms, thoughtful comforts and faultless yet friendly service.
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Askham Hall

Askham Hall - Autumn Three Night Special Offer

Penrith

With a Michelin-starred restaurant, Grade II listed garden, 17th-century pele tower and French drawing room, Askham Hall sounds as if it might be very formal; not a bit of it.
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1692 Wasdale

1692 Wasdale - Complimentary Bottle of Prosecco Special Offer

Gosforth

A relaxing base in the rugged Western Lake District, Faith and Stephen Newell’s fantastically secluded B&B is sleekly designed, and has many modern comforts.
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Best hotels for walking in Cumbria

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Victorian House

Victorian House

Grasmere

Conveniently close to the village for shops, pubs, restaurants and local buses, Victorian House is also a great base for walking the fells straight from the doorstep. Inside, the villa’s hand-picked furnishing and stone floors make relaxing areas for poring over a guide book or for sharing small plates or tapas dishes (Fri, Sat nights). A lawned garden overlooks the river. A selection of neat bedrooms (some are in a cottage or a shepherd’s hut) would suit a couple, a family, or star-gazers. Dog-friendly room have hard flooring, outdoor access and a tap for washing muddy paws. The hotel takes part in a tree-planting scheme for guests arriving by public transport.
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Ullswater House

Ullswater House

POOLEY BRIDGE

In the village centre, with easy access to the lake and fells, David and Angela Beattie’s modern B&B is a great spot for walkers and cyclists – packed breakfasts and lunches can be provided, and secure storage is available.
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Warwick Hall

Warwick Hall

Carlisle

Stroll along the river Eden, fish for salmon, brown trout and grayling, or just relax in the inviting fire-lit drawing room of this imposing country house; a lovely terrace overlooks the water. Informal and dog-friendly, the B&B has immense, well-appointed rooms with spectacular views of the grounds. Breakfasts feature home produced and local fare; a three-course dinner may be pre-booked. On an estate with a large walled garden, four miles outside Carlisle.
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The Sally

The Sally

Carlisle

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Fern Lee Guest House

Fern Lee Guest House

Carlisle

Close to the Hadrian’s Wall Path, this B&B in a Victorian house is a useful stopover for weary walkers. Comfortable bedrooms are equipped with tea- and coffee-making facilities and a cooling fan for warm weather. Guests start the day with a fine breakfast; the welcoming hosts suggest where to eat in the evening. Near a busy road, rooms at the back are quieter. The city centre, train and bus stations are a 10-minute walk away.
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The Crown Inn

The Crown Inn

Pooley Bridge

Beside the River Eamont, a 17th-century coaching inn (Thwaites) has been revamped to make the most of its idyllic surroundings. It has a large modern rooftop sun terrace with splendid views, and garden seating by the water’s edge. On cold days, the cosy interior, furnished with plaids and reclaimed timber, is warmed by blazing fires. Food is served throughout the day. Some of the rustic and plainly styled bedrooms (a few are in a separate building) have views of Lake Ullswater.
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Last updated: November 22, 2022