Linthwaite House Hotel

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Address: Linthwaite House Hotel
Crook Road
Postcode: LA23 3JA
Email: click here to make an enquiry
Telephone: 015394 88600

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Linthwaite House Hotel, one of the finest luxury country house hotels in the UK, is located in the heart of England’s beautiful Lake District, with a sublime hilltop setting overlooking Lake Windermere and the surrounding Lakeland fells.

Linthwaite House Hotel was awarded “Most Excellent Country House Hotel 2007” by Condé Nast Johansens is also one of the AA’s top 200 hotels, offering luxury hotel accommodation and short breaks in the Lake District.

This luxury Lake District hotel is ideally situated in Windermere for walking, cycling or touring the Lake District and is close to all the major heritage attractions including: Beatrix Potter’s ‘Hilltop’ and Wordsworth’s homes.

Linthwaite is a country house retreat where you will be looked after from the moment you arrive at the hotel until the time comes to tear yourself away. The hotel even has its own tarn where you can fish for brown trout or just listen to the silence, with fabulous views over Lake Windermere.

And each evening when you return to Linthwaite after touring around the Lake District or visiting one of the many Lake District attractions, the unstuffy yet professional staff, will be there to take good care of you and help you call it a day.


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Luxury hotel accommodation with thirty superbly decorated bedrooms (some overlooking Lake Windermere and the Lake District fells).

Linthwaite’s newest rooms include the Luxury Loft Suite, and R21, a large ground floor room with lake view and its own spectacular hot tub deck.

Each bedroom has bath and shower (or luxury shower room); ipod dock with DAB radio or CD/radio; DVD player (Linthwaite has a library of CD’s and DVD’s which guests can borrow free during their stay), free Wi-Fi internet connection, complimentary bottled water, Molton Brown toiletries, waffle bathrobes, hairdryer, iron and ironing board or trouser press, Sky satellite TV and tea and coffee making facilities.

Luxury Suites Lake District: Our Luxury Loft Suite

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Linthwaite House Hotel’s award-winning Lake District restaurant serves “modern British” food and is under the stewardship of local lad Richard Kearsley, one of the new generation of talented young chefs, who has worked for such luminaries as Michel Roux.

Linthwaite House Hotel in Windermere provides the ideal setting for small, private lunches or dinners. The excellent cuisine features the best fresh, local produce – ample portions beautifully presented, with a fine, large selection of wines from all over the world to suit all pockets.

On the West facing Terrace and throughout the cosy lounges and conservatory, Linthwaite offers a selection of freshly made sandwiches and beverages all day.

At lunchtime guests can choose from the Terrace Menu, which includes classic and simple items such as The Linthwaite Burger, designed by Keith Floyd when he used to do cooking shows at Linthwaite, and fine fish and chips, Linthwaite style of course. All this whilst enjoying the breathtaking views of Lake Windermere and the Lake District fells of Coniston Old Man. Afternoon tea is served in traditional style with fine sandwiches, scones, and home made pastries, between 2.30pm and 5.30pm.

Linthwaite serves a four course dinner every evening with wide choices. There is also a choice of where to dine. The Dining Room comprises 3 beautiful individually designed rooms; the intimate Billiard room, the larger Mirror Room, and Board Room, ideal for private dining.

Linthwaite also serves a more informal menu as a change from fine dining, which you can enjoy in the Veranda, just off the lounge, which on mild evenings opens to the outdoor terrace.

A traditional roast beef lunch with all the trimmings is also available in the restaurant every Sunday from 12.00 – 2.00 pm.

Wherever possible Linthwaite sources the best of local produce. Linthwaite can cater for many special dietary requirements, just let them know prior to arrival.

There are always vegetarian options available on the menu (recognised by the Vegetarian Society) here at one of the finest of Windermere hotels.

If you are stopping in the Lake District or staying in the hotel simply phone and they will reserve a table in  the restaurant for you.

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Relaxation in the Lake District
Over 14 acres of peace and quiet, including its own tarn and quietly located Summer House, luxurious surroundings and a choice of massages and relaxation therapies; bliss! At Linthwaite you can opt for in-room massage or have complimentary use of a nearby luxury spa.

In-room Massage Treatments
Linthwaite  offers in-room treatments for the ultimate relaxation and pampering during your stay in the Lake District. Amanda and Menno, husband and wife team from Body & Sole Therapy in Kendal, offer various in-room massage treatments.

Luxury Spa in Bowness
Nearby in Bowness itself is a newly built £3M luxury spa where guest’s have complimentary use of a 20m pool with views over Lake Windermere, air-conditioned and day-lit gym, sauna, steam room, and fragrance shower. Also available are 8 tranquil treatment rooms, a relaxation room and private lounge. Please note that treatments are not included.

The awards and accolades speak for themselves! the Linthwaite is a fantastic place to stay and if you really want to spoil yourselves book the loft suite for the ultimate in luxury.