With a spectacular hilltop setting overlooking Lake Windermere and the surrounding Lakeland fells, the award-winning Linthwaite House Hotel provides luxurious accommodation and easy access to the Lake District. Awarded 4 red stars and Rosettes by the AA, Linthwaite House is one of the top 200 hotels in Britain and offers high quality hotel accommodation.
The hotel is set in over 14 acres of private gardens and woods and has its own tarn where guests can fish for brown trout or simply enjoy the quiet and scenery.
The 30 en-suite rooms are elegantly decorated and many feature designer touches such as deep Italian baths and king-size beds with canopies. All rooms have bathrobes and toiletries, a TV and DVD player and free Wi-Fi.
The restaurant features high-quality local and seasonal ingredients. A full English breakfast or breakfast in bed is available, as is afternoon tea. The terrace offers diners stunning views.
Check in from: 2:00 pm
Check out by: 11:00 am
From the North Leave the M6 at Junction 39 (Shap) and follow the signs to Kendal. At Kendal follow the one-way system to Lakes/Windermere. At the large roundabout north-west of Kendal take the B5284 (Crook Road) sign-posted 'Hawkshead via Ferry', keeping the Gateway Inn on your right. Drive down the B5284 for 6 miles. We are on the left one mile past Windermere Golf Club.
From the South To reach the hotel turn off the M6 at Junction 36. Follow the dual carriageway for about 8 miles. At the large roundabout north-west of Kendal take the B5284 (Crook Road) sign-posted 'Hawkshead via Ferry', keeping the Gateway Inn on your right. Drive down the B5284 for 6 miles. We are on the left one mile past Windermere Golf Club.
The northern scenic route As an alternative scenic route through the Lake District, leave the M6 at J40 Penrith and take the A592 down the west side of Ullswater. This route will take you over Kirkstone Pass. At the small roundabout after Troutbeck go straight on, keeping Lake Windermere on your right. At the roundabout in Bowness town centre bear right, keeping Costa Coffee on your right. Take the first left. After approximately ¾ of a mile fork left into Windy Hall Road. At the end of this road you will come to a junction and the drive to Linthwaite is opposite.
By train The nearest train station is Windermere (around 2 miles/10 minutes/ £7 by taxi), with regular connections to and from Oxenholme station which is on the main London (Euston) to Glasgow line. Oxenholme is 2 hours 39 minutes by train from London Euston. There are also trains from Manchester Airport to Windermere (some direct) which is a 2 hour journey.