We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Briery Wood Country House Hotel

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Briery Wood Country House Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_baseline_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_baseline_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_baseline_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_baseline_photo_carousel"},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

499 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 497: English reviews
Cramlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I stayed overnight on Saturday 14th January. Lovely little hotel. Located in a great position for views of Lake Windermere, situated a 10 minute walk away. Clean and currently undergoing a refurb (we were advised this does not happen at the weekend which was great). Staff helpful, friendly, polite and very attentive. Room was bright and clean...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mel D
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just came back from a weekend in the Briery. Hotel very clean and room are of a high standard and food is excellent. The staff are very friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend this hotel if you are looking for somewhere to have a relaxing stay.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Carol A
brierywood, Front of house manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review. I'm so glad to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us. All the staff work together as a team to ensure our guests have the best time possible, including Front of house staff as well as housekeeping and the chefs who work unseen, behind the scenes. It's always great to hear that...

Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location, dog friendly (treats and poop bags provided) lovely clean garden facing room, with table outside for summer days, friendly staff and great food. Hope to return soon with our pooch.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank wolstanne
brierywood, Front of house manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving you review. It's great to hear that you and your dog had such a wonderful time with us. We do enjoy meeting the people who come to stay here, and their four legged friends who are always welcome. Our ground floor garden rooms are ideal for dog owners, giving direct access to the gardens for any...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from an overnight stay at Briery Wood on 7th Jan which was a great experience! The hotel is located in a great position for exploring the Lakes or just chilling.... The staff are most helpful and friendly, nothing is too much trouble. We had a garden room (no.3) which was well appointed, spotlessly clean and very comfy (massive...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Phil K
brierywood, Front of house manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review.It's great to hear what a wonderful experience you had with us, the hotel is in an enviable position, on the main road between Windermere and Ambleside, giving plenty of opportunity to explore the area. Being set in 7 acres of our own grounds offers a tranquility away from the hustle...

Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely grounds, great welcome, friendly helpful staff. Very nice room (garden room). Very clean, fresh nice smelling linen on large beds. Great food at dinner and the best breakfast I've had in a hotel. We were on a "wowcher" and we were treat wonderfully from our arrival to departure. A shame that I just never had the time to try...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jontyjr
brierywood, Front of house Manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your time with us. I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Briery Wood Hotel. Our staff enjoy working here and interacting with the guests which promotes a relaxing atmosphere for all who stay here. The Wowcher deal we are offering is extremely popular, offering great value for money including,...

Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband,elderly Mum and I arrived Christmas Eve and left after breakfast on Boxing Day. This was a lovely break. As requested Mum had a room on the ground floor which was fine and we had room 21 on the top. We have stayed in 4 star hotels in the Lake District at a much higher cost and I can...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank 899Sunrays
brierywood, Front of house Manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your festive experience at the Briery Wood. We are proud of our festive package, which has seen guests return to us year after year to share their Christmas with us. Our bedrooms are well appointed, all with en suite bathrooms, as well as Tea and Coffee making facilties and colour TV, with...

england
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful and relaxing Hotel. I would definitely recommend booking a table, the food is simply gorgeous and presentation totally exquisite. The cleanliness has to be mentioned - it can only be described as 5* everywhere is absolutely spotless Our room was lovely, again totally spotless, warm and comfortable, everything you could possibly need I would be very happy to...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank draggonfly
brierywood, Front of house Manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous words. We pride ourselves on the relaxing atmosphere we offer our guests, wanting them to feel totally at home during their stay with us. Our team of chefs work hard to present the food we offer and are always delighted to hear how much people have enjoyed the food they work so hard to produce....

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights but should have stayed for at least 3. Excellent location. Very friendly and helpful staff. Well decorated rooms. Comfortable beds. Great breakfast menu. Will definitely visit again.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank Anwar I
brierywood, Front of house Manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. I'm so glad to hear how much you enjoyed the hotel. Our staff are always happy to help our guests enjoy their stay, taking a genuine interest in people and their exploits whilst with us. It's great to hear how much you liked the room, and how comfortable you found it. A decent...

Bramley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay. Great quality food, friendly and professional staff - great scenery. There's also plenty of good walks and close driving distance to nearby towns. Oh, there's also a nice lake cruise on Windermere which is within walking distance.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank Speedster5
brierywood, Front of house Manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous words. I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of the hotel. Our food has earned a covetted AA rosette, of which we are suitably proud. It's almost impossible to travel anywhere within the Lake district without apreciating the glorious scenery the area has to offer, and we all feel very fortunate to...

middlesbrough, england
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here on the week before Christmas. We visit the lakes regularly but usually staying in our caravan so this was a nice treat. The hotel was amazing. It has a lovely homely feel and the staff are fab. The room we were in was stunning with a fantastic jacuzzi bath with some gorgeous complimentary shampoos...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank staci-traveller
brierywood, Front of house Manager at Briery Wood Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us, we do believe in giving our guests the feel of being in a home from home, promoting an atmosphere of relaxation during their stay with us. Our staff's dedication and sunny welcoming disposition plays a big part in this. We do offer a...

156 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (118)
Viewed
Dining (13)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (34)
Viewed
Room/Suite (12)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Other (54)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (38)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (9)
Viewed
View from Room (4)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (9)
Viewed
Other (11)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Windermere hotels
0.6 mi away
Cragwood Country House Hotel
Cragwood Country House Hotel
#2 of 20 in Windermere
869 reviews
0.3 mi away
Merewood Country House Hotel
Merewood Country House Hotel
#5 of 20 in Windermere
671 reviews
2.3 mi away
Applegarth Villa and Restaurant
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.2 mi away
Langdale Chase Hotel
Langdale Chase Hotel
#8 of 20 in Windermere
990 reviews
2.8 mi away
Hillthwaite Hotel
Hillthwaite Hotel
#11 of 20 in Windermere
1,308 reviews
2.1 mi away
Cedar Manor Hotel and Restaurant
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
GreenPartner Learn More
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Moments from the eastern shores of Lake Windermere and set in seven acres of beautiful secluded gardens and woodland lies Briery Wood Country House Hotel. This beautiful Lake District hotel is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a country house atmosphere with all the comforts of home, while surrounded by spectacular landscapes, lakes and fells. Briery Wood is within easy reach of the popular villages of Ambleside, Bowness and Windermere, so it's a great base for exploring the Lake District, whether you are looking for a spot of retail therapy or outdoor adventure. The informal and friendly service is so good you'll hardly notice it. It's our job to make you feel at home...Which isn't hard once you sit back and unwind in one of our cosy lounges whilst enjoying a freshly brewed coffee or maybe a glass of chilled wine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Briery Wood Country House Hotel

Address: Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1ES, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: £64 - £148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Briery Wood Country House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Orbitz, Travelocity and Priceline so you can book your Briery Wood Country House Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Briery Wood Country House Hotel Windermere, Lake District
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Windermere
#13 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Briery Wood Country House Hotel staff and other travellers.
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Briery Wood Country House Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Loved room 21 which overlooked gardens and had small balcony”
 of 5 bubbles 899Sunrays, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A natural beautiful building - so no lift. Take this into account when booking a room, esp if you have a problem transfering luggage. ”
 of 5 bubbles draggonfly, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 12 , quiet , roomy and comfortable , with a great view of the grounds and garden.”
 of 5 bubbles TheKingisnumber7, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go for a garden view room as you have lovely views to wake up to.”
 of 5 bubbles Clairemaley, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay in room 9 noise of fans from kitchen”
 of 5 bubbles p13urton_123, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay