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The Hill is an elegant Lakeland home which dates from the early 1800s; it is set within a magnificent topiary garden, surrounded by the indigenous countryside.
Only 12 miles from junction 36 of the M6 motorway, situated on the A591 between Kendal and Windermere, The Hill is an ideal base from which to explore some of the Lake District's finest scenery or for a break in a long journey north or south. Ings Village is also the home of the Watermill Inn, CAMRA award winning pub with a national reputation for good food and real ales.
The Hill has three bedrooms individually decorated with en-suite shower rooms, colour TV, video, radio alarm, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities; our bedrooms are as comfortable as they are attractive. We know that a hearty breakfast is the best way to start the day and we offer a traditional Cumbrian breakfast, a good selection of quality products, many of them local; freshly prepared and served in a friendly atmosphere.
In the evening, relax and unwind in our charming lounge, take time stroll round our beautiful garden or sit and ponder, soothed by the gentle sounds of the River Gower as it passes by.
Pennsylvania, United States
08 August 2016
“It was a great experience! ”
The environment was nice, especially quality of the air. The Ings Village is just 15 min. bus away from Windermere, but in a rural and refreshing setting very different from the Windermere town. The hosts were very warm and welcoming. Wish I had had a longer stay!
Reply from The Hill at 8 Aug 2016
Thank you very much for your lovely review and awarding us a five star rating. It is always very pleasing when our guests enjoy their visit to beautiful Lake District. Thank you once again
SD 442988 54.38161 -2.86062
If you have Sat Nav/GPS, you can use our postcode (LA8 9QQ) to guide you, but like most rural areas, our post code covers a wide area and will probably not guide you right to The Hill; please look out for our sign, on the main road, once you have arrived in Ings Village.
How to find us from Junction 36 M6 Motorway:-
Take A591 towards Kendal / Windermere / Lake District. At the roundabout north of Kendal, continue along the A591 towards Windermere for approx 5 miles.
Reduce your speed to less than 40mph as you pass the sign for Ings Village. Continue on the main road; pass the Esso Petrol Station, the church and the Watermill Inn on the left hand side. Watch out for the speed camera!
At the end of the central reservation, look out for the sign for "The Hill" on the right. Do not turn into Grassgarth Lane.
- Satellite TV
- Tea/coffee making in bedrooms
- Packed lunches provided
- Special diets available
- Lounge for residents' use
- Ironing facilities
- Private parking
- Totally non-smoking
- Dogs/pets NOT accepted
- Central heating
- Electric shaver points
- Television available
- Vegetarian diet available
- WiFi or internet access
- DVD player
- CD player
Self-Assessed Accessibility Details
- Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
- Solid ie tarmac / concrete etc
- Route from the parking area to the entrance:
- Is flat (i.e. without steps)
- Good contrast between the floor and wall
- Bedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
- Steps to the main entrance
- 2Number of steps to entrance
- Entrance well lit
- Bell at main entrance
- Good contrast between the floor and walls
- Menus available in large print (14pt and over)
- Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
- Sugar free (diabetic)
- Gluten free (coeliac)
- Lactose free (dairy free)
- Proprietors/staff available 24-hours
- Emergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities
- Staff have had disability awareness training