The Lake District

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in the Lake District, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

Armathwaite Hall Hotel & Spa

The oak-panelled reception with its magnificent bouquets is truly beautiful. It leads to a grand staircase, lounges with open fireplaces, oil paintings, and hunting trophies hanging from the walls.

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Cedar Manor

Cedar Manor, within an easy walk of Lake Windermere, is winning a constant slew of awards since Caroline and Jonathan Kaye picked up the keys 10 years ago.

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The Lakeside Hotel.  Lake District

It seems The Lakeside Hotel can cure all ills. Just lately I’ve noticed myself growing a little grumpy about hotels. Twenty years on the road as a travel writer have turned the old excitement of walking into a new and different foyer and sleeping in cool clean sheets into a grouchy wariness.

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