Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel
- Free WiFi
- Parking On Site
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
The Holbeck Ghyll is breathtaking. The food is amazing, the staff are wonderful, the views are spectacular. We stayed for three nights on a DBB basis, which included a different 5-course tasting menu each night. the rooms are comfortable and spacious, and spotlessly clean. What we particularly like, however, is how welcoming the hotel is to dogs, in as much as, they allow your pet to stay in the room while you dine, or they will set up a table in the bar area so that your dog can join you. This is great, as other dog owners know, most hotels and even self-catering cottages do not allow dogs to stay on their own. So well done to the Holbeck Ghyll for not only providing a 5*experience but for also welcoming dogs and their owners.
We had the champagne afternoon tea, having read that it is the best in the Lake District. It was certainly tasty and filling, the chef displaying impressive pastry skills. The service is excellent and the building interesting, with what looks like an Arts and Crafts influence. The view of Windermere from the terrace is outstanding and we were lucky to be there on a dry day in between two bouts of heavy rain.
Not only were we made most welcome but so was our dog Tipple. At the entrance door was a notice board welcoming her by name and leaving a jar of biscuits for her to enjoy.
She of course loved the treats but even more so did we enjoy the human treats. The food at Holbeck Ghyll is quite exceptionally good. On our last night the chef prepared a special dinner for us as we had eaten through the set menu! The staff are all most friendly and very willing. Even the weather was kind to us - nott too much rain -and on our last day the sun shone for us. The view from our bedroom window over Lake Windermere was sensational. Hurry along to Holbeck Ghyll.