Historic Hotels in the Lake District

Heritage Rated Hotels and other Historic accommodation

The Lake District draws millions of visitors every year, and with good reason; the scenery is unsurpassed, and the variety of outdoor activities available to visitors is without equal in England. Whether you enjoy rambling or simply relaxing the banks of lakes enjoyed by the poets Wordsworth and Coleridge, the Lake District has something for everyone. Select a hotel location from the list below. If you intend to do some walking, you will be interested in getting the appropriate Ordnance Survey maps also.

Here is a browseable listing of our heritage-rated, historic hotel locations in Cumbria. Please select your desired location by clicking on a map icon or choose from the menu below, or use the search form to the right. You may also wish to consult the listings for nearby hotels in Dumfries and Galloway which borders on Cumbria to the north, or Lancashire, to the south. For alternative accommodation, see our Lake District self catering guide, and for suggestions on what to see and do in the area, visit our Lake District Travel Guide

Alternative accommodation: Bed and Breakfasts - Self Catering Cottages

ACCOMMODATION MAP Accommodation map - Featured Historic Hotels - Location list

Locations are approximate and should be used for guidance purposes only. Please see individual hotels for more precise location information.


Glenridding House Hotel Ullswater

Glenridding House Hotel


Stay From: £155.00

 5 star rating

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The George Hotel Orton

The George Hotel


Stay From: £35.00

 3 star rating

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Royal Hotel Kirkby Lonsdale

The Royal Hotel

Kirkby Lonsdale

Stay From: £62.50

 3 star rating

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

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Historic Attractions

Top Historic attractions in Cumbria

Holker Hall (Historic House)
Gosforth, St Mary's Church (Church)
Gosforth Cross (Historic Property)
Bridekirk, St Bridget's Church (Church)
St Bees Priory Church (Church)
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