Cumbria is a special county which serves as an exquisite holiday destination for tourists who fancy a touch of luxury. The outstanding natural beauty provides the perfect environment for elegant country hotels. Elsewhere, the historic city of Carlisle is a charming and romantic place to check into a friendly bed and breakfast. Whatever your style of choice, there are plenty of luxurious options dotted around the north-western county of Cumbria.
The great outdoors and the abundance of natural beauty constitute the foremost charms of this popular county. It's fitting then, for guests to be on the lookout for hotels which offer some spectacular outside space.
Linthwaite House Hotel is a four-star hotel which is set within some idyllic gardens, just a short distance from the much-loved Lake Windermere. The luscious and flowery landscaped gardens make this stunning hotel ideal for weddings in the summer months. Lake Windermere provides a perfect backdrop for memorable wedding snaps.
Luxury holidays are all about relaxation. While the natural landscapes of Cumbria might be relaxing in themselves, there's no shame in seeking a little something more from your hotel. Fortunately, there are plenty of spa hotels in Cumbria, with special treatments designed specifically for guests' relaxation.
Appleby Manor Hotel and Garden Spa gives guests the opportunity to indulge in some tranquil treatments. As with many hotels in Cumbria, there's also a gorgeous indoor swimming pool.
Naturally beautiful English counties more often than not come with a generous helping of golfing opportunities, and Cumbria is no exception in this regard. There are some fine courses in the Lake District, but some of the county's very best clubs are located on the coast.
Siloth on Solway Golf Club is an exceptional links golf course located in the north of the county. There are plenty of hotels and guesthouses in the surrounding area, many of which will have room to store your clubs and golf gear.
Enjoy The Coast
With the world famous Lake District forming much of the county, Cumbria's coastline is often overlooked. The luxurious accommodation at Tewitfield Marina gives guests direct access to some of the glorious views and vistas that sit off the county' west coast.