Hotels from Manchester

in Penrith & Ullswater

Hotels & Guest Houses in Shap, Dockray,
Glenridding & Orton in Cumbria.

While Penrith and Ullswater lie within the Lake District
Region of Cumbria, they are technically outside the National Park itself,
but remain popular with tourists and travellers and as a result there
is plenty of available accommodation in the form of hotels and small
guest houses within the area.

Several large mansion houses offer accommodation,
including the 4 star rated Orton Hall near Penrith; the Cromwell Suite
of this Jacobean building retains its period features like ornate fireplaces
and high ceilings, and following complete refurbishment provides the
most luxurious accommodation for the visitor. Rooms overlook extensive
gardens. They also have The Richmond Suite boasting open fires and king
size beds. There is also Roundthorn Country House in Penrith: an elegant
Grade II listed Georgian Mansion, the 5 diamonds rated, 10 bedroom,
mansion is set in its own landscaped grounds. The house and gardens
command panoramic views of the Eden Valley, Lakeland Fells and Pennine

The spectacular lakeside setting of The Inn on the
Lake at Glenridding is a 3 star 46 bedroom quality hotel set
in 15 acres of grounds of lawns sweeping to the shores of Lake Ullswater.
Having undergone a £1.5 million (GBP) refurbishment the hotel
has is now an elegant and comfortable residence with luxurious interior
furnishings. The Leeming House Hotel at Watermillock, Ullswater, is
another such old mansion house. This 200 year-old, once private residence,
is surrounded by 20 acres of lush gardens and woodland set in the heart
of the countryside which offers scenic walks, with golf, pony trekking
and sailing available nearby. Now part of the Macdonald Hotels chain,
the 4 star hotel has its own croquet lawn and private fishing. It has
39 en-suite bedrooms.

Orton Hall - The Cromwell Suite, near PenrithOrton Hall Richmond Suite, Orton, near PenrithShap Wells Hotel, Shap, near PenrithRampsbeck Country House Hotel, Ullswater
White House B&B Guest House, PenrithRoyal Hotel, Dockray, near UllswaterPatterdale Hotel, Ullswater, Patterdale, Penrith, CumbriaThe Inn on the Lake Hotel, Glenridding, Ullswater, Cumbria

The region provides
many opportunities for short or long stay in its many hotels and guest
houses – more than can be covered here – so to search for accommodation
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The Shap Wells Hotel, conveniently situated
in a secluded location in the dramatic Shap Fells, just 5 minutes south
of Junction 39 on the M6 motorway, is a large 3 star, 98 bedroom residence
– an ideal location for business and pleasure. Another larger hotel
is the 4 star rated North Lakes Hotel & Spa, part of the Shire Hotel
Group. This Penrith hotel was winner of the AA Hotel Group of the year
2003-04 and the RAC Hotel Group of the Year 2004-05. The traditional
hunting lodge style of hotel is in local Lakeland stone and natural
wood and boasts open log fires. As well as the large pool there are
excellent Spa facilities, including two activity/wellness studios with
a varied class timetable and spa treatments.

Smaller hotels also abound in the area, like Rampsbeck
Country House, also at Watermillock on Ullswater. This is a 3 star rated
20 bedroom hotel also offering stunning lake and fell views, well maintained
gardens and an award winning restaurant. Privately owned and managed
this elegant country house provides an oasis of peace and tranquility.
The Patterdale Hotel is located at the heart of Patterdale village on
the main Penrith to Windermere route. Lying at the head of Ullswater,
this hotel is a popular base for both walking and activity holidays.
Close by is the village of Glenridding from where the Ullswater steamer
boat offers daily sailings to Howtown and Pooley Bridge. Other local
amenities include water sports and sailing schools, lakeside walks,
pony treks and climbing schools.

There is no shortage of B&B guest houses either.
The White House Experience in Clifton, Penrith, a six bedroom family
run licensed residence on the edge of the English Lake District is just
such a one. As is the 9 bedroom Norcroft Guest House in Penrith, offering
a choice of single, twin, double or family (up to five guests) rooms,
all en-suite, with TV and tea and coffee making facilities and a large
on-site car park. Traditional full English breakfast, lighter or vegetarian
options and special diets catered for and packed lunches can be provided
if required. Evening dinner is also available including wine. Then there
is the Royal Hotel at Dockray, near Ullswater. Located next to
Aira Beck, this 10 bedroom hotel is a short walk from Aira Force and
Ullswater lake, located conveniently on the cross-roads of many great
walks. Rooms have superb views of the surrounding fells, our real ale
bar and restaurant are exceptional. Also in Penrith is Bank House Bed
and Breakfast, a beautiful period house and garden on a quiet street
offering hearty home cooked and locally sourced food. The George Hotel,
in Penrith town centre, is a proud building steeped in over 300 years
of history, boasting “…tradition
and quality in the warm and welcoming atmosphere of a gentler time”.

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