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  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Located in Lakes, Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel is on a lake and convenient to Brockhole – the Lake District Visitor Centre and Townend. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Wray Castle and Armitt Museum and Gallery.


Make yourself at home in one of the 30 guestrooms featuring DVD players. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have bathtubs and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as coffee/tea makers and a turndown service.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You’re sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an outdoor tennis court and a sauna. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Food & Drink

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel’s restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. This hotel has 3 meeting rooms available for events. Free valet parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel
Holbeck Lane
Windermere, LA23 1LU United Kingdom


4.5 Very Good 1399 Reviews
Valentine's night
Reviewed 1 day ago

We won a competitionfor one night at the Beatrice Potter suite. This suite has the most wonderful views of the lakes . We had the best couple of days weather wise. The down side of this hotel is the waiting for a drink and the service in the dining room. We had to ask for a waiter to top up our wine.

Two years since last visit - still outstanding in every way
Reviewed 5 days ago

I rarely offer Tripadvisor reviews, only when something exceptional justifies a mention, one way or another.
My wife and I have stayed and dined at Holbeck Ghyll on birthdays and anniversaries from time to time over a decade. Competition is certainly strong, but we have only ever had exceptional experiences here. This year a new chef, and new style of culinary excellence. Staff change from time to time but the personal touch, and sincerity, remains the touchstone here. Canapés in the room? No problem. Flowers delivered and arranged for my wife’s 65th birthday? Absolutely no problem, and a lovely welcome and congratulations card as well. The dining - exceptional. The chef has depth and nuance to his sauces and reductions, beautiful delicacy of touch with “potentially unforgiving” but perfectly presented ingredients, and manifests an imagination in the sequence of flavours which is a revelation to my jaded tastes.
The wine list has shed some of the prestige snobbery so prevalent and “expected” among similar establishments in the past, focusing on delightful wine and food matching at a sensible price, thanks to their supplier’s eclectic selection and support. Impressed? Absolutely! Another great stay with memorable food and wine moments. Thank you, so very much, for looking after us so well.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is in a perfect location. Our room had a view of Lake Windermere with snow capped fells in the distance. Lovely old country house with a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere and friendly staff. We did a dinner, bed and breakfast one night stay - the food was faultless - we thought better than L'Enclume - and the restaurant staff were exceptional. Altogether great value for money but also something a bit special.

Romantic Getaway
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just spent two nights in the beautiful ‘Miss Potter Suite’

The view from the room was absolutely beautiful and we loved that we had our own private terrace and hot tub. From the moment we arrived, the staff couldn’t not have been any more attentive or welcoming (A special mention to Vicky who was so lovely and couldn’t do enough for us)

Breakfast was hot and tasty with a large variety to choose from and the service throughout was faultless. We didn’t eat our evening meal here but the menu sounded delicious and we wished we had when we heard the other guests discussing it.

We used the spa (steam and sauna room) which we thoroughly enjoyed. The robes were provided and the communal hot tub was just outside.

We are already planning our next trip here and can’t wait to visit again soon.

Fantastic Hotel with amazing food and lovely staff
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with my husband for his birthday for two night and just got back today but felt as though I had to leave a review before I forgot. It’s hard to decide what is the best thing about this hotel but I actually think it’s the staff. I booked a contemporary room but when I got there I decided I wanted to stay in the main house. There were a couple of rooms available and it was no problem to switch over. We met a lady called Vicky on reception and she is an absolute credit to the company. She’s friendly, professional and nothing is too much trouble. I even asked her to fill the bird feeder in the garden and she said she’d get on to it! :) All in all I cannot praise this hotel enough. The food was fantastic, the service was excellent and the location is beautiful!!! Thank you and yes, we will be back x