Borrowdale Gates Hotel: Luxury at the lakes
Relax in the oasis of Englands scenic Lake District. Surrounded by an Old World natural environment, youll love the timeless charm of the Borrowdale Gates Hotel. Beautiful Derwentwater Lake is the closest lake to this property in the hamlet of Grange. The hotel is situated on two acres of rolling hills and quiet woodlands in the scenic Borrowdale Valley. Enjoy your stay in this Victorian country home with local food, lovely rooms and log fires. Check out the Borrowdales special weekend escapes with themes for every traveler. There are relaxing, informative Artists Watercolor Weekends and intriguing James Bond Weekends full of laughs. Consider a three-night Christmas or New Year special at the Borrowdale for a peaceful and luxurious holiday.
The Borrowdale Gates Hotel property was constructed in 1860. The Borrowdales spacious, sunny rooms are reminiscent of the areas country hospitality. Guests will enjoy the Borrowdales top-quality three-course dinner in the elegant, well-lit dining room. Head chef Christopher Sandhaven uses only the best local Cumbria meats, dairy products and vegetables. The Sunday lunch at 17.50 per person is a well-known, local affair. The Borrowdale restaurant features Lakeland-inspired cuisine with countless local ingredients and a reserve wine list that you can check out in advance on the Borrowdale website to make sure your desired bottle is there for your dinner occasion. Have light refreshments outside in the hotel garden when the weather is at its best.
Each of the Borrowdale Gates Hotels rooms have been individually designed to take maximum advantage of natural lighting and amazing views of the valley. Most rooms have patio doors leading right outside or elegant balconies. All rooms have direct-dial phones, a tea and coffee tray, color TV, and ensuite bathrooms with tubs, showers and hairdryers. There are ten ground floor rooms for easy access to the Borrowdale. A continental breakfast buffet is included in all room rates and guests may order a la carte cooked items as well. Youll especially love the lounge with its majestic picture windows, antique wood-burning stoves, beamed wooden ceilings and cozy, winged armchairs. Guests can relax in the Borrowdales private garden. There is free Wifi throughout the building and the hotel has a well-equipped business center for all kinds of small-scale private events and retreats.
Be sure to ask the staff about the various walks and trails that you can do around the Borrowdale Gates Hotel grounds. There is plentiful onsite parking and guests are encouraged to explore the area by car or by bike. The charming town of Keswick is just a few miles north of the Borrowdale and has local restaurants, pubs and other attractions. Places to visit in the local area include the Theatre by the Lake, Castle Crag, Glaramara Outdoor Center, the Honister Slate Mine and the James Bond Museum. The area surrounding the Borrowdale also has prime bird-watching landscapes. Pamper yourself with a stay in this breathtaking landscape at one of the United Kingdoms Best Loved Hotels.