TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF THE LOCAL SERVICES WE RECOMMEND
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HOTELS AND WEDDING VENUES WE RECOMMEND…
Luxury Lake District Hotel & Wedding Venue
Lake District Wedding or just a Relax in The Lakes. Whether you’re looking to de-stress with a total pamper, tie the knot with your soulmate in a very special place, or chill out with friends and family in grand surroundings with a modern twist Broadoaks is a great place to start.
Not too far off the beaten path, this lovely country house hotel occupies one of the most beautiful spots in the Lake District, perched as it is surrounded by glorious woodland with its magnificent grounds framed by the flush of the river that tumbles into Lake Windermere.
Storrs Hall Hotel
Storrs Hall is a beautiful Lake District 4 Star hotel. Steeped in history and classed as a Grade II* listed Georgian Mansion house, it is set right on the shoreline of Lake Windermere and enjoys breath taking views.
The hall was built in 1790s by Sir John Legard, and retains many elements of the original architecture. The poets William Wordsworth and Robert Southey were among the early guests of this tranquil getaway. Wordsworth famously recited his poem ‘Daffodils’ in the drawing room of Storrs Hall
Castle Green Hotel
Castle Green Hotel opened in December 1997 but the building itself dates back to 1847, when Thompson Bindloss, a Kendal Ironmonger bought the site for £3450. He built the house which today forms the Business and Training Centre and the executive bedrooms. He left the house to his nephew, William Bindloss, who was Kendal’s Mayor six times. When William died, he donated the house to the Borough of Kendal in his will in 1895. The house was sold and the proceeds were used to extend the Town Hall and to build the clock tower, which is a feature of Kendal today.
Between 1949 and 1995 the house was owned the by Electricity Board as their area offices and around 300 local people worked in the building. James and Catherine Alexander, previously owners of the Grange Hotel in Grange-over-Sands, bought the property in 1995 and had the vision to convert and extend it into a perfect hotel for Kendal. In September 2018 the hotel was bought by the Frank Truman Group and is now managed by Legacy Hotels & Resorts whose portfolio range all over the UK and into southern Spain.
The Oaks Country House & Cottages Estate Bowness
The Oaks Country Estate is a family run estate of Self Catering Cottages and a stunning Country House, in a tranquil and private woodland setting but just one mile from the conveniences of Bowness on Windermere and easy access to the rest of the Lake District National Park and all of its attractions.
The Lake District National Park has just received ‘World Heritage Status’ in recognition of the exceptional landscapes and cultural assets. On entering The Oaks Country Estate you will be welcomed by mature woodland set in 6.5 acres of managed grounds with views of the surrounding rolling hills and plenty of wildlife. Our properties have been refurbished and furnished to a high standard to create the perfect place for groups, families and friends to get together, to explore, relax and make special memories.
The Riverside Hotel, a converted 18th century tannery set on five floors, is situated on the banks of the River Kent in Kendal beneath the ruins of the town’s 12th century castle. A short walk away is the centre of this famous market town with its bustling shops, galleries and museums. It’s also close to the train and bus station, is only a 20minute drive from Lake Windermere and convenient for all the must-see attractions. Read more:
The Villa Levens
Situated in the South Lakes, The Villa Leven’s is a 140 year old Victorian house which has now been fully restored into a 22 bedroomed hotel.
The Villa Leven’s is open to non-residents all year round. Furnished to 5star standard with a hall for ceremonies and smaller functions and a spectacular wedding pavilion.
The property is set in 14 acres of grounds and has the wow factor.
Park House Barn
Park House is a fully working farm which makes it a perfect secluded venue. We are licensed for wedding ceremonies and can offer bespoke wedding receptions, a marquee location, parties or any other function.
Set in the beautiful Cumbrian countryside just off the main A6 road, it offers amazing views of the Kent Estuary.
We’re right in Kendal’s centre, with excellent transport links by train, car or bus.
We provide affordable accommodation for lone travellers. Our staff are easy going, approachable, helpful and friendly.
We have mixed dorms, male or female dorms and private rooms for groups. Single rooms are available too.
LUXURY SERVICES WE RECOMMEND…
Book your own exclusive, private, skippered, cruise aboard a luxury motor boat on Windermere…
A simply unmissable experience and the most exclusive way of seeing the true beauty of this lake and its breathtaking scenery. Perfect if you’re looking for something different, exciting and luxurious to make your holiday in the Lake District truly fabulous or to add some extra sparkle to your celebrations for a special occasion.
VIP Lake Tours are based at the premier facility ‘Windermere Marina Village’ just outside Bowness. We have a variety of packages to suit almost any occasion, starting at just £225 for up to 6 people.
LOCAL ATTRACTIONS WE RECOMMEND…
Kendal Golf Club
Visit us as a player, prospective member, or simply to have a meal in our clubhouse, you are assured of a warm welcome to Kendal Golf Club.
We are very proud of our course, and also have excellent catering facilities. The well-stocked Pro Shop is run by Nick Barron, PGA Professional, who is available for lessons, either individual or group, for members and non-members alike.
Netherfield Cricket Club
In local domestic cricket, Netherfield Cricket Club Ground is the home ground of Netherfield Cricket Club, who play in the Northern Premier Cricket League.
If you are looking to hold a Function? Why not check out Netherfield Cricket Club?