The Borrowdale Gates Hotel – Lakelands Hidden Gem.

Treat yourself to a stay at the beautiful Borrowdale Gates Hotel. With award-winning Lakeland cuisine and stylish contemporary bedrooms, this hotel is a hidden gem located on the edge of Grange-in-Borrowdale.

The area offers a wide selection of hikes direct from the hotel’s doorstep, so you can leave your car behind. Qualified guides will ensure you experience the very best of the fells. For rock climbing enthusiasts, there is a good choice of climbing sites nearby (just mention when confirming your reservation if you would like to book a session with a local Mountain Instructor). For golf fans there are several courses close by, including Keswick, Cockermouth, Penrith and Workington. Guests can enjoy reduced green fees at Keswick and Cockermouth Golf Clubs.

When it comes to fine dining the 2 AA Rosette restaurant at the Borrowdale Gates is renowned for its culinary excellence. Panoramic windows offer captivating fell views that complement the imaginative menu. Guests can enjoy a combination of traditional British dishes, using the best local produce, alongside classic French cuisine, complete with a fresh, modern interpretation.

Under the watchful eye of head chef Chris Standhaven a team of young passionate and talented chefs create new dishes on a regular basis, including local treats such as Fell bred Herdwick Lamb, Borrowdale Trout and fresh Game from the Holker Estate in Cartmel.
To complement the menu a selection of traditional and new world wines has been chosen to delight different palates and the restaurant staff can advise which wines will best suit the menu you have chosen.

Be sure to take a boat trip across the lake during your stay. Discounted tickets for the Keswick launch are available from reception. For the more adventurous, a wide range of watersport activities can be arranged including sailing, rowing, kayaking and other bush craft activities, such as ghyll scrambling.
Away from the water, visitors can cycle, mountain bike, climb, do a spot of fishing at Watendlath Trout Fishery or “Go Ape” in Whinlatter Forest.
Keswick is also home to Theatre By The Lake – Cumbria’s only year-round professional producing theatre. Discount vouchers are available at reception.

After a day spent exploring all the area has to offer guests can return to a choice of wonderfully comfortable rooms and suites. Each one has been carefully decorated, with unique touches added to give them style and personality. Tea and coffee making facilities, a flat screen television, and free Wi-Fi come as standard, and all rooms are en-suite with a contemporary bath or shower room.

There are 3 dog-friendly rooms on the ground floor opening onto the garden, with a charge of £7 per dog per night. Please note pets are not permitted in the open-plan dining room, bar and lounge areas. 2 Family rooms are available, each sleeping 4, and lift access to all rooms on the upper floors is available.

Our customers can enjoy great value offers all year round at the Borrowdale Grange Hotel.

Our Luxury Country Getaway Package is priced at just £125 pp and includes a Standard room PLUS a complimentary early check-in (1pm) A complimentary welcome drink on arrival. Dinner in the award-winning restaurant. A £15 credit towards a bottle of wine with dinner. Full English breakfast daily.

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