Hotels from Manchester

& Guest Houses in the Southern Lake District

Accommodation in Barrow-in-Furness, Grange-over-Sands,
Ulverston, Eskdale & Newby Bridge

The Cumbrian region known as South Lakeland lies immediately
south of the A590 trunk road which largely separates it from the Lake
District National Park proper, and consists mostly of the Cartmel and
Furness Peninsulas overlooking Morecambe Bay.

Ulverston has several places
to stay, including the Lonsdale House Hotel, a quality town centre 2
star rated, 22 bedroom hotel located in this traditional Lakeland market
town. All rooms en-suite with some four poster and Jacuzzi, feature
garden with high gothic wall, quiet cosy restaurant serving locally
produced food. There is also the 3 diamonds rated Farmers Arms Inn Ulverston,
a 14th century hotel with 11 bedroom that prides itself on retaining
many of the traditional features and combining them with modern day
facilities. Famed for its fine food for over 3 centuries and a friendly
atmosphere, with cosy en-suite bedrooms, many with original oak beams
and pleasant soft furnishings. Similarly, Netherwood Hotel in Grange-over-Sands,
though not quite as old, still offers a fine 19th century country residence
with superb oak panelling throughout. The present family owners have
transformed Netherwood into a luxury hotel and spa. Situated in a location
that is unrivalled – in a natural amphitheatre, with carefully tended
gardens within 17 acres of woodland – a peaceful antidote to modern

Hotel Majestic, Barrow-in-FurnessThe Arlington, Barrow in FurnessSwan Hotel, Newby BridgeNetherwood Hotel Grange-over-Sands
Abbey House Hotel, BarrowDamson Dene Hotel, Crosthwaite, CumbriaPark Cottage Country Guest House, Dalton-in-FurnessThe Gate House Hotel, Eskdale

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in South Lakeland, all types, sizes and prices are readily available.
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There are also several large country houses and manors
which offer accommodation to the South Lakeland visitor. One such is
Brockwood Hall in Millom, with its 32 Self-catering Scandinavian pine
lodges, set in 26 acres of woodland, offering dramatic views. Some lodges
have saunas. Leisure club with pool, sauna, Jacuzzi. Different sized
lodges can sleep up to 8 people. There is also Aynsome Manor Hotel Grange,
located between Cartmel and Grange-over-Sands, where two generations
of the Varley family have opened their home as a hotel residence in
the unspoilt Vale of Cartmel. This 12 bedroom manor house represents
an ideal centre from which to explore the richness of the Southern English
Lakes or the hidden delights of the nearby coastline with its fascinating
estuaries and inlets.

Larger hotels are common throughout the region, including
the celebrated Swan Hotel in Newby Bridge. This fine old hotel, fully
refurbished and extended to offer every possible contemporary standard,
is a 4 star, 55 bedroom, former 17th century coaching inn, boasting
luxuriously equipped bedrooms and executive suites, stunning split level
restaurant with a choice of fine dining, Brasserie or traditional Lakeland
pub snacks, health & fitness spa with indoor pool, spa bath, sauna
and steam room, and fitness room with latest equipment. A stunning lakeside
location from which to enjoy the delights of the Lake District. There
is also the 3 star rated Abbey House Hotel in Barrow-in-Furness; set
in 14 acres of private gardens and woodland this Sir Edwin Lutyens designed
building has 58 bedrooms, and offers excellent cuisine in its own restaurant.
But there are no shortages of small guest houses and inns either. Take
the King George IV Inn in Eskdale, a 16th century traditional Lakeland
inn with some parts reputedly dating back to Roman times – offering
log fires, oak beams, low ceilings, flagged floors, real ales and over
200 malt whiskies to keep you warm! Just three double rooms are available,
all en-suite with colour TV and hospitality tray. Or the Bower House
Inn, also in Eskdale set in a remote valley. This is a 25 bedroom,
2 star rated Inn (Built in 1725), offering tradition, hospitality, an
award winning restaurant, a range of cask ales and fine wines.

B&B guest houses are also common – establishments
like Lonsdale House Hotel in Ulverston, a town centre 2 star rated,
22 bedroom, hotel located in traditional lakes market town. All rooms
en-suite with some four poster and Jacuzzi, feature garden with high
gothic wall, quiet cosy restaurant serving focally produced food. Or
the Hampsfell House Hotel in Grange-over-Sands – a 2 star rated family-run
guest house of just nine bedrooms, each with en-suite bathrooms, tea
and coffee making facilities, hairdryer, clock radio and colour television.
Finally, the Damson Dene Hotel in Crosthwaite, which is situated in
one of the prettiest and most tranquil settings in the region, is ideally
situated for visiting Windermere and is an excellent base for walking
or touring the Lake District. Awarded three stars on the English Tourism
Council Quality Assurance Scheme and offers the most value for money
accommodation in its 37 bedroom house.

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