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A fairytale gothic mansion, forest side is the fulfilment of a romantic dream. Set in the magical lake district landscape of wordworth's beloved grasmere, this beautiful house charmed visitors for ...Moreover a century before falling into disrepair. But, like sleeping beauty, forest side has been reawakened. Enchanting gardens are emerging from the wilderness while our fabulous rooms are fit for any prince or princess. In the kitchen our talented head chef, kevin tickle, conjures up menus inspired by the walled garden and countryside beyond. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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We stayed here for our 40th wedding anniversary. We were in rose a beautiful room with dual aspect windows very luxurious. We had the larger tasting menu with the flight of wine. It was truly amazing. I don't eat mushrooms or oysters and the courses...More
The staff were unbelievably helpful and good humoured. The food was delicious (except for the nasturtium butter!) Our room had a view over the beautiful gardens and we even spotted a red squirrel.
My one moan, is that the menu is the same every night....More
We had the lil un at lunch, and it was delicious.mushrooms in a broth were brilliant. Fish course was immense with beautifully cooked cod with a salsa of salty oyster and herb. The venison was tremendous too, amuse bouche / entre of black pudding on...More
Gorgeous in every way. We stayed for one night and also enjoyed the larger tasting menu at the restaurant. Hotel first - a warm welcome, and Mulberry is an enormous comfortable room with glorious bedlinen, perfect temperature, huge shower with lovely local toiletries, huge towels....More
Wonderful time at a wonderful hotel. The meal in the restaurant was exquisite and not one to miss. Nothing was too much trouble there.
Look forward to going again. Thank you all very much
Hi timdenton81 - Forest Side doesn't have a member of staff called Janet. I presume you are referring to a member of staff prior to Wildsmith Hotels buying and developing the hotel in late 2014.