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Borrowdale Gates Hotel

Grange-in-Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UQ

The Borrowdale Gates Hotel is a luxury four star country house hotel, set in three acres of grounds, nestling amongst the rugged beauty of the stunning Borrowdale Valley, described by celebrated fell walker Wainwright as “the loveliest square mile in Lakeland”. All guest rooms have been refurbished and individually designed, many having original features, charm and picture perfect views. For several years, the hotel has had an enviable reputation for fine dining and in 2013, the team of young, passionate and talented chefs won the AA rosette award for culinary excellence. This beautiful hotel can be found just outside of the ancient hamlet of Grange-in-Borrowdale.

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Dog friendly accommodation this summer by Dinah Hatch

"This four star country house hotel sits within three acres of grounds in the Borrowdale Valley, a spot described by famous fell walker Wainwright as “the loveliest square mile in Lakeland”, and offers miles of dog walking routes right from the hotel door. You will be allocated a ground floor bedroom with your dog, as these have direct access to the large gardens. In fact, there’s plenty of secure outside areas for dogs to roam around without a lead. Guestrooms have beautiful original features, postcard views from the windows and there’s an award –winning restaurant thrown in to boot. What’s not to love?"

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Information on Borrowdale Gates Hotel , Grange-in-Borrowdale , Keswick

No. of bedrooms: Total: 25        
Room rates guide: Double/Twin:  £132.00-£256.00
Suites:  £166.00-£276.00
Room with Breakfast & Dinner
General info: Credit Cards Accepted:  Delta, Mastercard, Maestro/Switch, Solo, Visa
When Closed:  3 Jan - 20 Jan 2017
Child Friendly:  Children of all ages welcome (Children 15 years & under eligible for child rates)
Dog Friendly:  Dogs Permitted (4 dog friendly rooms. Fee applies. Not allowed in open plan lounge, bar and dining area.)
Romantic Details: Millican Dalton Suite
Eco Friendly: Biomass boiler, locally sourced organic food
Smoking Permitted:  No
Wheelchair Access:  Yes
Accreditation: AA 4 Star, VisitEngland Silver Award
Room facilities: Direct dial telephone, Flatscreen TV with DVD facilities, Wi-Fi/Wireless internet access, Hairdryer, all rooms are fully en-suite, Luxury toiletries, All ensuite bathrooms & Laundry facilities available, Tea & coffee making facilities, mineral water
General facilities: Garden - 3 acres woodland and direct access to Lakeland fells, AA Rosette dining room, Lounges, bar, Free Wi-Fi internet access throughout the hotel
Outdoor activities on site: Rafting,Canoeing,Kayaking,Rowing on Derwent Water, Bicycling and Cycling both on and off road with support from Whinlatter Bikes, Climbing / Abseiling in the Borrowdale Valley, Fishing at Watendlath, Horse Riding - local stables, Quad Bikes (Portinscale), Wildlife & Bird Watching: deer, red squirrels, etc
Activities nearby: Bowls, Boules, Petanque - Keswick, Golf, Alhambra Cinema in Keswick, Theatre by the Lake - Keswick, Sailing, Boating, Cruises, Yachts on Derwentwater, Health Spas, Gyms, Swimming in Keswick, Theatre, Walking
Local directions: Exit the M6 onto A66 to Keswick, take B5289 for four miles and turn right at the double humpback bridge into Grange. The hotel is a quarter mile past the village on the right.
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Nearest railway stn:
Manchester (120 miles) (2 hours, 30 mins)
Penrith (20 miles) (1 hour)

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Tue 01 Aug 2017 – Thu 31 Aug 2017

Looking ahead to the summer, the Borrowdale Gates Hotel is pleased to offer advance direct bookings a special discounted rate, subject to availability.
Rates starting from £102 per person per night for Dinner, Bed & Breakfast, from 1st August until 31st August 2017 where “Peace and Quiet Come as Standard”
Please mention BRITAINS FINEST when booking and offer not valid with other discounts.


Walking Breaks at The Borrowdale Gates Hotel.

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Sun 01 Nov 2015 – Sun 31 Dec 2017

Borrowdale Gates has teamed up with Lakeland Mountain Guides for our guests to enjoy special rates with a professional mountain leader.
2 nights including full Cumberland breakfast, 3 course dinner, packed lunch with tea & coffee on arrival.
Combined hotel and guiding prices starting from £287 per person sharing for 2 nights based on two persons sharing a twin/double room (3rd night optional £91).

  • Offer Code: BRITAINS-FINEST-86164

Play golf on top of a fell, for a discounted green fee for our guests

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Wed 16 Dec 2015 – Sun 24 Dec 2017

Keswick and Cockermouth Golf Clubs are friendly local clubs with breath-taking views. Hotel residents can enjoy a free round or special rates. Advance booking is preferred though not essential, though there may be some restrictions if a tournament is on. Offer is valid for direct bookings only and subject to availability.

  • Offer Code: BRITAINS-FINEST-87152


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Review of Borrowdale Gates Hotel

Posted on by Athena OCustomer stayed Feb 2017

I don't usually write two reviews for the same place, but this is such a super, comfortable hotel. The staff are so helpful, attentive, polite and well trained in their roles. The room we had was a superior one, it was very spacious, comfortable and had marvelous views. The food is excellent and breakfast is a real treat watching the birds eating theirs through the windows. I informed the chef before our visit that I was vegan, I do know how chefs feel about us. However, he created the most delicious and beautiful looking four-course meal especially for me, I was very impressed, as was my husband with his meal too. Excellent visit.

Stayed February 2017, travelled as a couple

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Posted on by Ambleside ACustomer stayed Feb 2017

We were recommended to visit here via a local Lake District Facebook page, it was my mum's 70th and we were staying nearby. We booked her for Sunday dinner, and we arrived in good time so we were shown to the lovely bar area for a drink first whilst our table was prepared. When we went to our table the hotel had sprinkled some birthday confetti onto the table which was a lovely touch (although some of the confetti said 90 not 70!). It's £23.95 per person for a three course meal, half price for children. Between us we had tomato soup,ham hock terrine and seafood risotto as starters...they were all delicious. The Sunday dinners were utterly delicious, we asked for extra gravy which was no issue and the meats were tender. A big dish of vegetables came too with carrots,parsnips, mashed swede, red cabbage and broccoli. We all polished everything off! Then came the desserts with most of us having sticky toffee pudding (I have never had such delicious sticky toffee pudding, it was light and simply perfect), crumble with sorbet and a posh rice pudding - again clean plates all round. The children in our party were so happy as their portions were pretty much as big as our adult ones! The staff here are exceptional, very warm from start to extra special thanks to Chris who it turns out originates from near where we live! We all left feeling extremely satisfied both with the food, price and overall the service. For a special occasion this is a wonderful place to visit...the location is idyllic and you can see lots of birds on the feeders by the Windows whilst you take in the views. Thank you for making my mum's birthday that little bit extra special and memorable!

Stayed February 2017, travelled with family

Review of Borrowdale Gates Hotel

Posted on by Terry PCustomer stayed Oct 2016

This hotel has a wonderful setting, peaceful and beautiful.
The staff are exceptional and seem to know many of the guests who are frequent returners. Our room was spotlessly clean, comfortable and tastefully decorated, as were all the public areas we used.
I particularly liked the local walks and trips on the lake, which you can access without needing to get back in your car, making this a very relaxing break destination.

Review of Borrowdale Gates Hotel

Posted on by James & hannah KCustomer stayed Oct 2016

Wonderful stay in a lovely hotel in a truly beautiful setting. Muach appreciate awarnes of gluten free diet. Thank you!

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Posted on by Sandra ACustomer stayed Nov 2016

Amazing cuisine, fantastic views, terrific, soft beds. Thank you.

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Posted on by Diana DCustomer stayed Sep 2016

Kenneth and I would like to thank all those at Borrowdale Gates Hotel , who made our recent stay there a wonderful experience. We all suffer times of stress both at work and home, and vacations, be they long or short, are the balm that keeps us going. The opportunity to be pampered and treated like “Royalty”. That said, I can honestly say, our recent stay at Borrowdale Gates Hotel has been one of the best, ever! The Wainwright Suite was lovely, with marvellous views of the valley and garden, well-appointed and super clean. Super wine/bar choice, at a reasonable cost (very important!) And the food…ahhhh… the food! May I kidnap the Chef?! There are not enough superlatives to describe the food your Chefs produce. A “thank you” does not seem adequate but, please extend our heartfelt thanks to all those involved in making our stay so memorable.

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Posted on by Isabelle TCustomer stayed Jun 2016

Best hotel ever! thank you for letting us be able to come to this amazing place. Lying on the grass with the sun on my face, it was "shamazing"! Thank you again

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Posted on by Maggie DCustomer stayed Oct 2014

I have yet to meet someone who is staying at the Borrowdale Gates for the first time. Most guests are on their return visit. The Borrowdale Gates is a bucket list destination with a reputation that has long been known amongst Lake District fans, for its spectacular location, sublime peace, and outstanding staff and owners, who genuinely look after their guests. With an enviable reputation for fine dining, gourmet appetites are pandered to by chef, Chris Standhaven, especially if they have been climbing some of the UK's most beautiful fells, right from the hotel's doorstep. When it comes to location, look no further than this favoured destination of Wordsworth, Wainwright, Turner, Southey and Prince Charles.

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