Lake District Hotels

Over 50 cheap hotels. Lake District accommodation perfectly suited for Britain’s most famous National Park. Find a Lake District hotel to match all your rambling and holiday needs.
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Reviews of all these hotels in the Lake District are available on the hotel homepages. The Lake District is the UK’s largest and perhaps best-loved National Park. This spectacular, mountainous region is home to England’s highest peak - Scafell Pike and deepest lake — Wastwater — its pretty and bustling communities making it a popular tourist magnet. Lodging at a cheap Lake District hotel can be a varied yet spectacular affair. If you like it busy, you should look for accommodation in and around the Ambleside and Bowness areas, as this is where the hub of activity is.

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1 Park Road B&B

1 Park Road Lake District Cumbria LA23 2AW

You'll find this charming and affable guest house on the northern fringes of Queens Park in a quiet residential area of the Lake District. The village shops, cafes and restaurants are just a few minutes walk and the Railway Station can be accessed in ten-minutes via Broad Street.

Its not exactly 'boutique' in comparison to its cousins in the city but there's a gently lavish character and rooms are decorated and maintained to a very high standard. The six bedrooms on offer come equipped wit ...

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Name Miles Region Rooms Price Type
Name Miles Region Rooms Type ? Type ?
1 Park Road B&B 8.9 Lake District 6 86.00
Link House by Bassenthwaite Lake B&B 16.2 Lake District 8 45.00
Greenbank Country House 9.4 Lake District 9 55.00
Smallwood House Bed and Breakfast 4.7 Lake District 12 52.50
Windermere Suites 8.7 Lake District 8 170.00
Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel 12.8 Lake District 24 185.00
Wordsworth Hotel 2.1 Lake District 36 69.00
Linthwaite House Hotel 9.7 Lake District 27 99.00
Lingmoor Guest House 8.6 Lake District 5 75.00
Sundial Guest House 16.3 Lake District 6 32.00
Queens Hotel 10.2 Lake District 35 90.00
Glen Wynne B&B 8.7 Lake District 4 48.00
Moss Grove Organic Hotel 1.9 Lake District 11 99.00
Haisthorpe House 8.8 Lake District 6 45.00
Norcroft Guest House 19.2 Lake District 9 45.00
Cherry Garth Guest House 4.8 Lake District 12 79.00
Sun Inn Hawkshead 6.4 Lake District 8 80.00
Waterhead Hotel 6.2 Lake District 21 64.50
Edenhall Country Hotel 22.3 Lake District 25 61.75
Pennington Hotel 15.4 Lake District 20 90.00
Buckle Yeat 8.4 Lake District 7 55.00
Autumn Leaves Guest House 8.8 Lake District 6 55.00
Keswick Lodge 10.3 Lake District 19 77.00
All Seasons Guest House 8.6 Lake District 4 70.20
Low Wood Bay 6 Lake District 111 160.00
Fairfield House 9 Lake District 10 94.08
Briscoe Lodge 8.8 Lake District 3 65.00
Burn How Garden House Hotel 9 Lake District 28 80.75
Fir Trees B&B 8.9 Lake District 9 88.50
Rum Doodle Bed Breakfast 8.9 Lake District 9 55.00
Howbeck and Retreat 8.7 Lake District 11 108.42
Burnside Hotel 9.2 Lake District 57 104.32
Storrs Hall Hotel 10 Lake District 30 130.00
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Miles shown on the table above are mapped ‘as the crow flies’ from the geographical centre of the Lake District, just north-west of Ambleside.

Link House by Bassenthwaite Lake lies at the foot of the mighty Skiddaw and is one of those hotels in Lake District that have that deep, romantic quality. Bassenthwaite is the biggest body of water in the Lakes, measuring some five miles long and fed into by the River Derwent. Built during the latter half of the 1900s the Link House By The Lake is a charming country guest house enjoying a serene lakeside setting, half way between the towns Keswick and Cockermouth, birthplace of the poet William Wordsworth. With rates generally around the £45.00 mark, it’s certainly one of the cheapest options. If you’re travelling within the National Park there are a whole range of daytrips out using either public transport, boat launches, your feet or bikes.

Autumn Leaves is award winning, stone-built bed and breakfast hotel overlooking Ellerthwaite Park. Well located for exploring the Lakes and lazy days out on Windermere. This stylish yet traditional Victorian terrace house is located in a central yet quiet residential area in Windermere. Free parking is available (but not guaranteed) on the street outside and the property is only a ten-minute walk from Windermere Train Station. For a small guest house its not short on perks. Guests can get complimentary guest passes for the local Old England Pool and Spa which boasts a gym, swimming pool, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi plus a good range of beauty treatments.

Earning regular favourable reviews from previous visitors, the lovingly managed Burn How Garden House Hotel offers the peace and tranquillity that visitors to the lakes deserve. The hotel’s rambling cottage garden with its gentle cherry blossom trees and creeping evergreen shrubs provides a calm and leafy defence against the stresses of the world beyond its borders. Guests can look forward to visits to Hill Top the 17th Century house in Hawkshead where Potter wrote many of her famous children’s stories.

If you’re travelling within the National Park there are a whole range of daytrips out using either public transport, boat launches, your feet or bikes. The Sundial Guest House in Kendal and the Stags Head Hotel in Bowness are certainly among some of the cheaper options with rates regularly below £35.00. Extended reviews from previous guests can be viewed at the booking pages above, helping you make an informed decision on booking cheap Lake District hotels and b&b lodgings online.

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