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The Brathay Hall Estate, set in 360 acres of mature woodland and rolling pasture, at the head of Lake Windermere, offers accommodation suitable for all the family.
Guests on the stunning Estate will experience the wonderful views that have inspired artists and poets alike for centuries. Wordsworth, Coleridge and Constable have all been notable visitors to the Hall and its impressive gardens.
Each room enjoys en-suite bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer and plasma screen television with access to Freeview channels. For those on a budget we also have male and female dormitory accommodation within the Hall.
Guests can simply relax and unwind in the beautiful surroundings of the Brathay Hall Estate; whilst the more adventurous can enjoy the hills and fells by taking advantage of one of our recommended local walks, suitable for all levels of experience.
Brathay Hall is located just minutes away from the beautiful Lakeland town of Ambleside where guests can experience a selection of restaurants and traditional public houses. The town also boasts its own museum and well-appointed cinema.
This is your chance to live like the Lord of the Manor in the Lakes! Stroll around the estate, gaze out across a spectacular Lakeland garden, with glorious views down to the slate coloured stillness of the waters of Windermere.
Children welcome from any age.
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From south leave M6 jct 36 take A590 around kendal. At the first roundabout take the second exit towards Windermere and continue on the A591 to Ambleside. At traffic lights fork left keeping to the lake shore. Follow signs for Coniston, turning left and left again over Rothay Bridge on A593 and into Clappersgate.
From north leave M6 jct 40 and follow the A66 for 12 miles towards keswick. Turn left at the B5322 signposted to Windermere and follow for several miles to the T-junction. Turn left on to the A591 towards Ambleside and follow the one-way system signs for Coniston. This brings you over the Rothay bridge on the A593 and into Clappersgate. In Clappersgate turn left on the B5286 signposted for Hawkshead which brings you over Brathay Bridge. The main entrance to Brathay is about 100 yards further along on your left, over the cattle grid. Follow the drive up to the hall.
By rail, Oxenholme station is on the Virgin west coast main line between London Euston and Glasgow and most trains stop here. Connect with a branch line to Windermere. There are also taxis at Oxenholme. Branch line trains run between Manchester airport and Windermere. Taxis and buses are available at Windermere station.
- Children welcome
- Tea/coffee making in bedrooms
- Special diets available
- Lounge for residents' use
- Ironing facilities
- Conference facilities
- Private parking
- Totally non-smoking
- Dogs/pets NOT accepted
- Building of historical interest
- Disabled facilities
- Central heating
- Laundry facilities
- Electric shaver points
- Television available
- Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
- Vegetarian diet available
- WiFi or internet access
- Leisure club (onsite or nearby)
- Coach parties welcomed
- High chairs available
- Cots available
- Real log/coal fires
Children welcome from any age.