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Glenridding House

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Located in the Unesco World heritage site of the lake district national park Historic Glenridding House, an iconic Regency lakeshore villa, AA Five Gold star rated, 2014, 2015, 2016,2017 and 2018. Our sublime location is a few metres from Ullswater with stunning views to Place fell and Silver point. Local walks include the Ullswater way, Aira Force waterfall and Helvellyn. The Ullswater steamers are a short walk from our door. All our rooms are en suite, most have UK King size four poster beds and overlook the mountains or lake. This stunning venue was visited by Charles Darwin, who stayed with his family for 5 weeks in June -July 1881, he stated "this place is magnificently beautiful." Perfect for a short break, birthdays, anniversaries, proposals and wedding elopements ceremonies. Free electric car charging point for residents.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Conference Facilities
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
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HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
54Somewhat walkable
Grade: 54 out of 100
13Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
1Attractionwithin 0.5 km
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All reviews four poster bed stunning location lake ullswater steamers french doors furnished to a high standard bank holiday fantastic weekend comfortable bed breakfast was excellent an evening meal scones a great place to stay warm welcome full english lynne suite
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time on our honeymoon here! Lynne was tremendous with her kindness and hosting plus local knowledge to advise us where the best walks were. Could not have a better location in the whole of the lake district. Beautiful room, outstanding breakfast,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic place, was beyond our expectations. Food is excellent, Lynne is an amazing host and simply wonderful person. She showed us the upgrades that had been completed on the hotel which was amazing. Stephen did a fantastic job- the hotel appears like a 5 star...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2018

The moment I entered the room and the look on my partners face made it worth the price straight away. The bedroom was furnished to a high standard throughout. The bathroom was fantastic and the flow of water fast and hot. The view from our...More

1  Thank 900DDM
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Me and my wife decided to get away from Manchester as we needed time to clear our heads due to personal circumstances. We started looking around for a nice getaway so we spent about 2 days looking online until we came across Glenridding House Hotel....More

Thank Usman_Farooq
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Situated right on the edge of Lake Ullswater, with beautiful outlook. Lovely old home of about 250 years vintage with charm and history- said to have hosted Charles Darwin at one stage. Has been tastefully renovated, quality furnishings. Host Lynne, friendly and very helpful. Would...More

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It doesn't I don't think, it is essentially an extremely good bnb, rather than a hotel, having said that it is better than most hotels I've stayed in. I'm sure the hosts Steve and Lynne would have no issue with guests... More
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"Spectacular views from the balcony well worth the money."
821MandB
2 weeks ago
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"Lake view Rooms a must"
900DDM
5 Oct 2018
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"Lake views essential"
T9572CEstevenp
11 Sep 2017
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"Pay more for superior room with own balcony and gorgeous views"
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22 Aug 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$241 - US$452 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandLake DistrictGlenridding
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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