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Forest Side

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Overview
Keswick Road, Grasmere LA22 9RN England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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Description
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 ...More over 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
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$393 - US$669 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Forest Side Grasmere, Lake District
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grasmere
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Room & Suite (67)
Dining (61)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Glenys85
Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Sally W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Rikitiki123
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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 Delyth Williams

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Diane P
29 June 2018|
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Response from TSYChelmsfordUK | Reviewed this property |
No air conditioning in our room. I doubt they would have it anywhere.
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Kathie57
12 June 2018|
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Response from oldcrone90 | Reviewed this property |
I saw no evidence of badger feeding while I was there. They do however, put an optional charge of £1 on the bill for feeding red squirrels
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Ploppy1999
10 August 2017|
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Response from Greg S | Property representative |
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. Regards Greg
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Room Tips
"Mulberry was lovely, though it's up two flights of stairs and there is no lift."
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"Ask for garden views for the hotel accommodation and have at least 1 meal in the Michelin restaurant which is..."
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"If you want a spacious room don't choose a "Cosy" one."
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"A corner room with views from two aspects is superb."
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