The combined collection of all our Cumbria hotels: The Lake District and beyond! Take a look at the map and find the hotel in exactly the right location for you. Or sit down with a mug of tea and browse for some holiday inspiration. Here's our pick of the best places to stay in Cumbria. Their order bears no reflection of our preference.
Classic and atmospheric Lakeland village inn, next to Beatrix Potter's former home. Good local food and ales, just four rooms, fine walks from the door. A mile from Lake Windemere.
Comfortable, luxurious country house style in this classic former hunting lodge, with Michelin starred food. Fabulous views over Lake Windemere from restaurant and many rooms. Small spa, extensive grounds.
Slick, stylish yet relaxed Edwardian hotel, with gorgeous hilltop views over Lake Windemere and the fells. Good walking from the door, excellent restaurant. Ask for larger rooms with views.
Intimate 'drinks before dinner' atmosphere in this charming Regency house hotel in a peaceful valley near Keswick. Excellent walking on its doorstep and a stroll from Derwentwater.
nr Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria
Eccentric, fabulous family castle hotel stuffed with antiques and four posters in pretty rural setting midway between the Lake District and the Dales. Good base for expeditions if you have a car. Excellent for children and families.
Kirkby Lonsdale, Lancashire
Contemporary farmhouse feel in this roadside hotel with a great restaurant, slick rooms, relatively insulated from nearby A65. 20 minute drive from the Lake District.
nr Penrith, Cumbria
Wonderful old-fashioned, down-to-earth hotel, popular with walkers. No frills like TVs or phones, good value with great views and hearty meals. Tranquil lakeside setting. Closed in winter.
nr Keswick, Cumbria
Great food and remote location in a converted 17th century coaching inn in a mountain forest, with magnificent views. Cottagey feel, popular with walkers, good value.
near Gosforth, Cumbria
Famous climbing inn at the head of Wasdale, spectacularly sited below Scafell Pike with magnificent views. Hearty food and simple but comfortable rooms. Self catering available.
Immaculate, spoiling Relais & Chateaux country house hotel, with luxurious bedrooms, private suites in the grounds, top notch service and well reviewed dining. Separate Lake House with suites, pool and spa.
Stay at this old coaching inn, with fine dining and a bistro, to avoid the crowds. Close to Lake Bassenthwaite, in the less touristy north, it's cosy, with access to local spa and pool.
Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria
Characterful and ancient town pub with rooms in charming market town near the Lake District and the Dales. Popular with locals for its award winning menu. A great base for serious walking, but need a car.
One of a kind and full of character: old fashioned, genteel Victorian hotel in a Lake District seaside resort. Ornate rooms, fine dining, pool and spa. Weddings galore.