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8 Cosy Places to Curl Up This Christmas

If you've not already been convinced to pay us a visit this winter, here are 8 of the best cottages, hotels & lovely B&Bs to help you book your stay in The Lake District, Cumbria. Christmas & winter time here is magical, so what are you waiting for, read on! #theplacetobe

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1. THE TRAVELLERS REST INN, GRASMERE

The Travellers Rest Inn
An original 16thC coaching inn near the edge of Grasmere village, The Travellers Rest encapsulates the traditional Lakeland inn. Brimming with old world charm and character, oak beams and inglenooks, roaring log fires in winter, comfortable bedrooms, real quality ale and award-winning food all await you at this stunning pub.

2. MACDONALD OLD ENGLAND HOTEL & SPA, BOWNESS

MACDONALD OLD ENGLAND HOTEL & SPA
The Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is located on the shore of Windermere and boasts some of the most dramatic views of England's largest lake. The hotel is the perfect base for exploring Lakeland and all it has to offer, rural idylls and outdoor adventure along with a multitude of historic and cultural attractions. The hotel rejoices in mature gardens with lawns down to the lakeside, so you can take time to chill and enjoy your Christmas break in stunning south Lakeland.

3. MONKHOUSE HILL COTTAGES, CALDBECK

MONKHOUSE HILL COTTAGES
A superb collection of cottages in a beautiful part of the north Lakes, each with their own distinctive ‘Contemporary Cumbrian’ style, offering a range of holiday extras. Winner of numerous awards, including Cumbria Tourism’s 2011 'Self Catering Holiday of the Year', Visit Britain Gold for all cottages and the Green Tourism Gold Award, you don't need to look any further for your Christmas holiday in Cumbria!

4. APPLEGARTH VILLA & RESTAURANT, WINDERMERE

Applegarth Villa
The splendid Applegarth Villa based in Windermere village is a fine example of the luxury accommodation on offer in the Lake District. An old Victorian mansion with 22 rooms, Applegarth Villa is ideally situated to explore the Lake District and is within walking distance of bars & restaurants in the nearby towns of Windermere & Bowness. With Hot-Tub suites available, this one is definitely worth your time!

5. THRESHING BARN, NEAR CARLISLE

THRESHING BARN
The beautiful 18th Century Threshing Barn has is perfect if there is a large group of you. A stylishly decorated self-catering unit, the Barn is ideally located for discovering the west coast, Eden Valley and north lakes. If you're feeling lazy however, they can arrange Simple Suppers to be delivered for you to make your stay even more relaxing - proper hearty dishes made from local Cumbrian produce, so you can really pig out this Christmas. Special indeed!

6. THE CASTLE GREEN HOTEL IN KENDAL

THE CASTLE GREEN HOTEL
The hotel is set in 14 acres of natural gardens and woodland & is close to key connections such as the M6 and Windermere. Awarded Best Western Fans Favourite for 2017, it provides superb accommodation in their 99 rooms. For your Christmas feast, the Castle Green Hotel is home to a 2 AA Rosette restaurant. You are also able to make use of the hotel's gym, sauna and pool facilities plus book spa & beauty treatments at the on-site Green Rooms treatment spa.

7. LODORE FALLS HOTEL, BORROWDALE

LODORE FALLS HOTEL
The Lodore Falls Hotel is a 4-star property overlooking Derwentwater, Keswick. It is situated within 40 acres of private land and has a waterfall running through the grounds, truly beautiful. An iconic building of Lakeland slate, the hotel is based in one of the most beautiful areas of the National Park, the Borrowdale Valley. A truly beautiful place for a special Christmas break.

8. LYNDALE GUEST HOUSE, AMBLESIDE

Lyndale Guest House
Lyndale is a local run guesthouse with lots of charm. Based in Ambleside, you are perfectly positioned to go in any direction. Head to Langdale, Ullswater, north lakes or back south and you'll be stuck for things to do. With lots of charm and a warm welcome here, you'll be sure to enjoy your Christmas holiday with Lyndale Guesthouse.

 

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