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Top Cumbria Independent Hotels

The Daffodil Hotel
4 out of 5
Keswick Road, Grasmere, Ambleside, England
The price is £183 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (357 reviews)

"Beautiful location, very peaceful but also convenient to travel all around lake district. Large parking, lovely staff, nice breakfast and afternoon tea. Good standard of the rooms, shame there is no mini bar or small fridge. The bathroom was neavly refurbished but there was unpleasant smell from ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2020

The Daffodil Hotel
Low Wood Bay
4 out of 5
Low Wood Bay, Ambleside Road, Windermere, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £205 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (258 reviews)

"Very nice hotel in beautiful surroundings staff nice and friendly was a bit surprised you had to pay to park your car per day"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2020

Low Wood Bay
Rothay Garden Hotel
4 out of 5
Broadgate, Grasmere, Ambleside, England
The price is £169 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (65 reviews)

"Wonderful hotel, friendly staff and excellent facilities. Would highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar 2020

Rothay Garden Hotel
The Wild Boar
5 out of 5
Crook Road, Windermere, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £106 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (109 reviews)

"Fantastic hotel, excellent staff, fabulous service and great location. Hotel restaurants provide brilliant dining options with outstanding menu options and you won’t be disappointed when the food arrives! We took our 2 dogs & had a pet friendly room with dog beds provided and plenty of biscuits! ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

The Wild Boar
Aphrodites Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
Longtail Hill, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (29 reviews)

"Place was amazing and the staff very helpful and friendly"…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

Aphrodites Boutique Hotel
Irton Hall
4 out of 5
Eskdale, Holmrook, England
The price is £100 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (535 reviews)

"Our second time here, room was clean, staff were friendly and the breakfast and evening meals we had were really tasty. Ideal base for walking the fells in the wasdale area. Parking is really good and feels nice and remote"…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2020

Irton Hall
Orchard Hideaways
1.5 out of 5
The price is £46 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (22 reviews)

"Really comfortable camping pods which were well kitted out. A little noisy though as close to the motorway. Overall good value for money"…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2019

Orchard Hideaways
The King's Head Inn
The price is £115 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (168 reviews)

"Lovely hotel, the staff are working really hard to make it COVID safe. We booked late and stayed in room 1, it was very small and cramped. Would not recommend booking this room."…"

Reviewed on 23 Jul 2020

The King's Head Inn
Kotel Windermere
4.5 out of 5
Lake road, Windermere, England
The price is £197 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)

"Lovely property offering comfortable and luxurious accommodation which is ideally situated for walking to both Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere. Room was very appealing, nicely decorated, spacious and modern bathroom and a small kitchenette area. TV, bathrobes, hairdryer and straighteners were ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jul 2020

Kotel Windermere
Green Gables Guest House
3 out of 5
37 Broad Street, Windermere, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £79 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (79 reviews)
Great location, lovely room, excellent breakfast

"Everything was lovely and exactly what we needed. My only slight gripe was how hot the rooms were and how hot the water was in the shower, even in the other room that we were provided. But not a massive issue. Breakfast was excellent, the veggie choice was really good. All of the staff we met were ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Apr 2020

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Pocket Guides: Independent Hotels in Cumbria

An increasing number of holidaymakers in the United Kingdom are discovering that the county of Cumbria has more than its fair share of natural beauty. The Lake District is responsible for the bulk of the tourists that head for the county, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. Cumbria also boasts the idyllic Eden Valley, and parts of the Pennines and Yorkshire Dales. This unique rural county calls for some unique accommodation, which can be found in the myriad of independent hotels in Cumbria.

Exquisite Country Locations

Cumbria has no shortage of idyllic rural locations, which means that visitors are spoiled for choice when it comes to exquisite country hotels. From shimmering lakes to luscious woodland and dizzying peaks, there's all types of impressive views to be found.

Sharrow Bay Hotel enjoys a particularly magnificent setting, overlooking Ullswater and the surrounding countryside. The restaurant gets the best of the views, but the meeting rooms and conference space also get their fair share.

A More Personal Experience

The real charm of staying in an independent hotel is the service. With staff members fully dedicated to pleasing guests, it's reasonable to expect a more personal level of service than can typically be found in larger, chain hotels.

This is particularly true in smaller hotels and B&Bs. The Wheatlands Lodge Bed and Breakfast, for example, has just eight rooms. This allows the owners to welcome guests individually and to offer handy advice on things to see and do in the local area. With the waterside location at Windermere, there's plenty on offer.

Explore Historic Carlisle

It may be true that most visitors to Cumbria come for the countryside, but the historic city of Carlisle is well worth the visit. As the county's only urban area, the city is home to the highest concentration of hotels in Cumbria, meaning visitors are spoiled for choice.

The Angus Hotel is a three-star guesthouse in the heart of Carlisle. From here, guests can enjoy a short walk to all the major attractions, including Carlisle Castle and the spectacular cathedral. There's also a small garden.

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