Borrowdale Gates Hotel
Located just 10 minutes drive to Keswick and close to the shores of Derwent water.This privately owned hotel offers Free Wi-Fi, ample onsite parking and inspired restaurant. Originally a magnificent private residence, on the edge of the hamlet of Grange, the hotel maintains the lovely homely atmosphere of a genuine country house which is set in its own 3 acres of wooded grounds. Whether sitting back in a winged armchair in front of open fires and immersing yourself in a good book with a glass of wine or meeting friends for afternoon tea in the lounges, with their full length windows looking across the fields into the Borrowdale Valley, this is the ideal setting. All bedrooms are individually designed and offer breathtaking panoramic views of the Borrowdale Valley and Fells, and is the ideal place to retire after an invigorating Lakeland walk or local sightseeing trip. Each guestroom is ensuite and well equipped colour television, direct dial telephone and morning tea and coffee tray. 10 of the bedrooms are located on the ground floor offering guests convenient, easy access. Windows run the length of the restaurant and their captivating fell views complement the food which continues to win fulsome praise from guests and critics alike. The unique combination of traditional British dishes using the best of local produce and the classic French cuisine creates archetypal country house cooking with a light modern interpretation. The wine list offers a choice of old and new world labels to suit every palate. Keswick is the perfect area to choose equally for gentle relaxation or for an action packed family adventure holiday with lots of activities and attractions. The town, nestled on the shores or Derwentwater, has a wide array of shops and galleries. Explore the five major lakes, picturesque valleys and unspoilt villages with the mountains of Skiddaw, Helvellyn and Scafell all within easy reach. Visit Castlerigg Stone Circle which is one of the most impressive prehistoric monuments in Britain. This is a fantastic area for outdoor activities, walkers and climbers are spoiled for choice. From the high summits to forest trails and lakeside paths, there are routes suitable for all. A predominantly rural county Cumbria is home to the Lake District National Park, considered one of the most beautiful areas of the United Kingdom. There is much to see and do with family attractions including Go Ape, World of Beatrix Potter, Rheged Centre, National Park Visitor Centre, Cumberland Pencil Museum and many animal parks and museums. There is an abundance of historical houses and sites, gardens, art galleries, theatres and cinemas and not forgetting the quaint towns and villages offering fantastic areas to shop. We also have an award of one rosette for culinary excellence
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