English Lakes, Landscape & Heritage

The North West of England has a heritage and rugged beauty that is famed and cherished both across the world and throughout the pages of history and literature. English Lakes prides itself on being a family of hotels entwined within this rich tapestry.

Landscape, Heritage & English Lakes

English Lakes is proud of it's roots within the communities local to it's hotel's, the local people and industries that help us deliver exceptional services and products to our guests. Our region offering guests a chance to experience our history, landscape and culture and ensure that each of our guests has their own story to tell as well as sharing in and experiencing the story of English Lakes.

The Lake District & North Lancashire

Sharing the coastline of the North West of England The Lake District and Lancashire are areas both rich in history and culture, in part fashioned by their ruggedly beautiful landscapes. The World Heritage Lake District with it's lakes, fells and small towns and villages being a popular destination with visitors from both home and abroad for many years. Lancashire with it's pretty rural communities and Pennine mill towns helping to drive the industrial revolution.

UNESCO World Heritage Status

In 2017 the English Lake District became a UNESCO World Heritage Site for it's Inspiration, Conservation and Identity.

For centuries the mountains and lakes of The Lake District have provided inspiration to celebrated literary and artistic figures such as William Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter, John Ruskin and William Turner to name but a few. Today organisations such as The National Trust manage and conserve this landscape for the many visitors who visit each year to share in the experience of this inspirational place.

 

 

English Lakes - Hotels, Resorts & Venues

English Lakes Hotels, Resorts & Venues, a family of hotels in both North Lancashire and The Lake District with properties nestled around the popular tourist destinations of Ambleside and Windermere as well as overlooking the dramatic Morecambe Bay.

Owned and run by the Berry family for nearly 70 years the group has gradually grown to include Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa, The Waterhead, The Wild Boar, Lancaster House and The Midland.

Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa

Low Wood, now Low Wood Bay Resort and Spa has been providing hospitality since the late 1700's. For this new decade it has become a world class resort to offer guests the ultimate leisure experience in the heart of UNESCO World Heritage Lake District on the shores of England's longest lake, Windermere. Recently refurbished Low Wood Bay now boasts a dedicated Spa and Health Club a selection of dining options as well as the exclusive Winander Club.

 

 

Waterhead

Overlooking the Windermere shoreline at Waterhead, near Ambleside, Waterhead is the only Boutique Town House hotel in the Lake District. Waterhead's Bar & Grill restaurant offers elegant, unpretentious luxury with stunning views over the lake from both the restaurant and gardens.

The Wild Boar

The Wild Boar, nestled in the Gilpin valley, welcomes you with friendly faces, traditional beams, individually styled rooms, an open fire and plenty of 'cosy corners'.

Lancaster House

Lancaster House Hotel is a deluxe 4-star hotel with on-site Health Club facilities, including an indoor pool, hot tub, steam room, sauna and fully equipped gym. Perfectly located for visiting the historic town of Lancaster with attractions such as the Butterfly House and Castle and the trough of Bowland and pennines just a short drive away.

The Midland

The Midland is the most recent addition to English Lakes family of hotels. This widely acknowledged Art Deco masterpiece affords guests and visitors dramatic seascape views over Morecambe bay.

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