Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel Windermere Review: October 2019
The Holbeck Ghyll, situated between Bowness on Windermere and Ambleside, is the perfect snug hideaway with a home away from home feel.
The Holbeck Ghyll has been graced with the presence of many celebs such as Rennie Zellweger during her filming of Miss Potter. Also, this was the onset location for Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, who filmed their series the Trip in 2010. Also, more recently, ITV filmed a segment for their Deep Water drama.
The beautiful building and exquisite entrance sets the whole tone for a super sensational stay away.
The inviting oak panelled, arts and crafts styled reception and lounge area with an inglenook roaring log fire makes the entrance inviting and welcoming which is mirrored by the staff with a friendly and fabulous approach to delivering a customer focused stay.
Burlington’s Restaurant at The Beech Hill Hotel & Spa in the Lake District: October 2018
Burlington’s Restaurant, named after the local slate, located within The Beech Hill hotel & Spa, is open to both residents and non-residents.
Why not begin proceedings with pre-dinner drinks on their outdoor patio which has some impressive views across the lakes to the western fells.
Dinner at Burlington’s begins with some fabulous freshly made canapes. Impressively, Burlington’s have held AA rosettes for the last 20 years. Current head chef Lukasz specialises in both French and English cuisine and where possible using local produce
A Luxury Spa Break Review with The Beech Hill Hotel & Spa – Review: October 2018
The Beautiful Beech Hill Hotel & Spa is boastfully situated in an enviable postcode on the shores of the lovely Lake District.
Straight away there is a wonderful warm and homely feel about the place, with full on fire and fabulous fresh floral bouquets in abundance.
A breath-taking moment, as we entered our room which revealed a beautiful bay window with a wow view across the picturesque lake.
The sensational Select Plus room with a super large wardrobe and long mirror was spacious, cosy and décor consisted of subtle neutral and earthy tones.
The Ryebeck Hotel Review: February 2018
Built in 1904, by prominent local builders G.H Pattinson, and formerly known as Fayrer Holme, The Ryebeck country house hotel has an enviable postcode located within five acres of gardens overlooking Lake Windermere.
Sympathetic, yet extensive renovations reflect and retain the original features and historical charm by combining contemporary and traditional to create an amazing Arts & Crafts decor with a quirky eclectic feel, which provides a unique space for guests to relax, reflect and recharge.
Delightful Duncan, the hotel manager, was the first face, that I saw, upon entry into this spectacular hotel, an opulent yet unpretentious, homely, warm and inviting place to be.
Checked in to one of the four gorgeous Grand rooms in the main building and they live up to the expectations of their Cumbrian dialectal name being “reet grand”, if anything it is an understatement.
Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel Afternoon Tea Review: November 2017
Proud members of ‘Small Luxury Hotels’, ‘Pride of Britain Hotels’, achievers of 3 AA Rosettes in 2018 under the helm of head chef Jake Jones, the Holbeck Ghyll, nestled high up hillside, is situated in an enviable location between Bowness on Windermere and Ambleside. The Holbeck Ghyll has been graced with the presence of many celebs such as Rennie Zellweger Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon to mention a few.
Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel Review: November 2017
Proud members of ‘Small Luxury Hotels’, ‘Pride of Britain Hotels’, achievers of 3 AA Rosettes in 2018, the Holbeck Ghyll, nestled high up hillside, is situated in an enviable location between Bowness on Windermere and Ambleside.
In 1888 the ‘yellow earl’ and first president of the automobile association Lord Lonsdale acquired the property to use as his private hunting lodge. Now, the Holbeck Ghyll offers guests a sensational stay without the stuffiness. A romantic, relaxing retreat to simply kick back, unwind and forget life’s stresses.
The Holbeck Ghyll has been graced with the presence of many celebs such as Rennie Zellweger during her filming of Miss Potter. Also, this was the onset location for Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, who filmed their series the Trip in 2010.
The inviting oak panelled, arts and crafts styled, entrance sets the scene with stunning stained-glass windows, an inglenook roaring log fire and an even warmer welcome from Katherine and the Holbeck Ghyll team. Katherine a true ambassador for the brand who provided passionate, professional, personalised, attentive and genuine service throughout.
Renovations have been sympathetic to the original historical features retaining both the character and charm emphasising their beauty without an ounce of vulgarity. Unique room offerings span from traditional to contemporary. Suites have been presented with ‘Lake District’ names such as “Miss Potter”, “Lord Lonsdale”, but importantly the theme is subtle and in keeping with the sophisticated surroundings.
The Easdale junior located in the ‘Tarn House Building’ which offers guests a contemporary rural retreat. An impressive and inviting entrance way transports guests to pure bliss. The spacious junior with floor to ceiling windows provides the perfect backdrop offering sensational views overlooking Lake Windermere and The Langdale Fells.
Beech Hill Hotel and Spa Windermere Review: October 2017
The Beech Hill Hotel and spa located in an enviable postcode in the heart of Lake Windermere sets the scene for an exquisite atmospheric Cumbrian countryside break. The hotel has evolved over time, with the renovations being sympathetic to the original building to retain both its character and charm.
Warmly welcomed by The Beech Hill Hotel team and shown to our room which was fully appointed with two double beds, a spacious dining area, a snug sofa, a dressing table, a quality hairdryer, a generous tea tray, guest information and Lakes brochure guides, that were cram packed with ideas and suggestions of fun activities. The hotel is no more than a ten minute drive to Bowness-on-Windermere, a town which is a hive of activity with attractions such as the Beatrix Potter Tea Rooms, Quaint English pubs and boat tours from the banks of Lake Windermere.