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The Cottage in the Wood

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09/05/2017 10/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently stayed for 3 nights and it was wonderful. The room was clean, comfortable and quiet. The food was excellent. We dined in the restaurant one evening and was not disappointed. Breakfast every morning was wonderful and to top it off we watched red squirrels whilst we dined.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Excellent hotel and deserves its 5 stars on tripadvisor. A small family-ran hotel with impeccable service but not too overbearing. Our room was comfy and we dined two out of three nights. The menu was exciting and the food was excellent and Michelin star quality for half the price. It's a short drive from Keswick and Buttermere is worth a...

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Thank ecc05ad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the Cottage in the Woods for our wedding anniversary. We stayed for three nights and could not have been happier with our stay. Location: In the heart of the Lake District. Easy to find despite being tucked away in the woods with beautiful views across the hills. You don't come here for a quick walk...

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Thank james m
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic welcome , fantastic food , fantastic room . We cannot wait to go back .I lost my love for the lakes after a lot of bad hotels and bed and breakfasts but Kathy and her staff have changed all that from the minute you walk through the door to when you leave nothing is a problem . You must...

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Thank Nigel W
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time here in August on our 'Foodie' trip through the North. Our stay was sandwiched between L'enclume and Holbeck Ghyll, and in terms of the food it certainly wasn't hidden. While L'enclume has the theatre and 'experience' aspect of dining, what Kath and her small team produced was nothing short of incredible, and of the three...

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Beverley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gorgeous little stay at The Cottage in the Wood. Incredible location, the views on the drive up were stunning, tranquil bliss. The room was diddy but lovely, very warm and cosy. Excellent customer service and a very relaxed, inviting atmosphere. The evening meal was absolutely amazing, each dish was a piece of art (see pictures) and so so tasty... a...

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Thank MAKirby36
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We visited for 2 days in February, during Storm Doris. The hotel was warm and welcoming despite the cold and wind outside. Our room was modern but a little small, especially the bathroom. The dining experience is excellent but is fine dining so portions are not large. The service is very friendly and attentive.Breakfast was very good and accompanied by...

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

My husband and I just got back after 2 fabulous nights at Cottage in the Wood. The whole experience was fantastic, with snow capped mountains and red squirrels to watch at breakfast, not to mention the amazing food and first class service. A massive thank you.

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Thank Pauline C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Oh my, what a little gem! The whole experience exuded quality. We stayed in one of the cottage rooms which was small but perfect. The decor was clean and bright, with crisp white bedding. One of my pet hates in a hotel is inadequate lighting but in our room we had a main light as well as three lamps which...

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Thank Elaine C
Guildford
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Arrived for a 3 night stay on valentines day. This is a wonderful hotel, set against the backdrop of the beautiful Whinlatter Forest. The welcome is as warming as the cosy wood burner in the small, tastefully decorated lounge. Our room (the Garden Room) was beautifully decorated with a view that looks down towards Skiddaw and Blencathra. It was a...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
17th Century former coaching Inn located in the middle of Whinlatter, England's only mountain forest. Stunning views of the Forest Valley and Skiddaw mountain range. The Forest hosts a variety of wildlife including Deer and Red Squirrels. This restaurant with rooms has achieved recognition through the award of EnjoyEngland Silver Excellence in Tourism Award 2011, The Taste of Cumbria and Taste of England's North West 2010, and 2 AA rosette for culinary excellence. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cottage in the Wood

Address: Magic Hill, Whinlatter Forest, Braithwaite, Keswick CA12 5TW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick > Braithwaite
Price Range: ₹ 9,597 - ₹ 14,479 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Cottage in the Wood 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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