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The Leathes Head Country House Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Farnham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed for five nights, half-board. Superior double room was very well equipped and comfortable with great views. Dinner and breakfast menus were well balanced and of sufficient quantity for us. Dinner was very well cooked and presented, with little extra amuse bouches etc, and was a very pleasurable experience, Service was very friendly and helpful without being intrusive. Very well...

1Thank Talisca
Scottish Borders
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Returned to the Leathes Head last weekend and we were not disappointed. We used it as a base for walking and enjoyed everything about our stay – the food, the room, the friendliness of the staff, the views, the position off the road – it’s had to find something that wasn’t to like about it. We found ourselves planning our...

2Thank Gala-galavanting
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Pleasant country House hotel in quiet grounds. Standard room was a bit tight on space and only 1 small wardrobe for two. Dinner is "fine dining", some great flavour combinations and beautiful presentation, but very light on carbs and veg. If you're walking long distances, it doesn't set you up very well. Dining room is very dated. Breakfast was ok:...

1Thank hyacinth_bucket2
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the title suggests, this country house is located in an idyllic corner of the Derwent Water; from Keswick, drive south on Borrowdale road (B5289), leaving the lake on your right. Surrounded by green fields, the night is going to be really dark and pleasantly peaceful, with the bleating of the sheep the only sound you will hear. The rooms...

2Thank AlessandroT77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 4 nights during early May, on a half-board basis. We enjoyed ourselves so much - firstly, this hotel has been very well thought out in terms of guest experience: the grounds, car park, reception, garden terrace and communal areas are welcoming and spacious. Secondly, the hotel team are friendly, approachable and show a genuine interest in the...

4Thank Travelbirdieuk
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Wow! Great location, amazing staff, beautiful grounds, awesome food, a well stocked bar, I would highly recommend half board. It will blow your mind! The birds in the morning at the feeders are wonderful too.

3Thank Richard D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We have just returned from another wonderful four night stay at this charming country house hotel. The menu has raised the bar yet again if that were possible. Jamie and Jane assisted by their team do all they can to ensure you have a quite relaxing time with great local produce and a warm welcome. Lovely sunroom with great views...

4Thank David_M186525
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We managed to get a weekend break away and left the kids with the in-laws. We stayed in the Superior Spa room which is just wow wow and wow. The views from the spa bath were stunning, looking over towards Derwentwater. Our room was spacious, beautifully decorated and extremely clean. The hotel is so peaceful with just the sound of...

3Thank kirkstone69
Hitchin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Outstanding accommodation, stunning views, food to die for, friendly helpful staff, excellent service and value for money. The Leathes Head Hotel is situated in beautiful surroundings, and General Managers Jamie and Jane couldn't have done more to make us welcome and comfortable. We will definitely return to The Leathes Head Hotel, and can't recommend it highly enough. Steve and Susan...

2Thank sflibraryilll
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in March 2017 for our anniversary! The hotel setting is beautiful, quiet and the gardens / outdoor space are immaculate. Our room was extremely clean and modern perfectly mixed with old furniture; comfy bed! The staff were very friendly and welcoming; nothing too much trouble, we even borrowed sun cream for an unexpected sun filled...

3Thank Nottingham_England

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  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Leathes Head is a magnificent eleven bedroom Edwardian Country House Hotel, situated in the unspoilt Borrowdale Valley. The hotel is set amongst three acres of private grounds and is surrounded by stunning scenery, meandering rivers and some of the most spectacular fells in North West England. With superb views across the valley and easy access to Keswick, this is the perfect place for a relaxing break. The entire Borrowdale Valley is ringed by glorious fells known and loved by seasoned walkers. Lake cruises, water sports, mountain biking trails and plenty of other Lake District activities are all within easy reach of the hotel. We are proud holders of two AA Rosettes for food, and our guests can enjoy dishes prepared using locally sourced ingredients; sit in the traditional bar to enjoy a drink or watch the wildlife from the comfort of the conservatory windows before retiring to one of the individually furnished bedrooms, with views of the surrounding countryside and hotel gardens. The hotel is proud to be nominated two years running for Hotel of the Year in the Cumbria Tourism awards. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Leathes Head Country House Hotel

Address: Borrowdale, Borrowdale CA12 5UY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Borrowdale
Price Range: £128 - £272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Leathes Head Country House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Leathes Head Country Borrowdale
Leathes Head Country Hotel
The Leathes Head Country House Hotel Borrowdale/Keswick
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“All rooms good but ones facing front and north are probably best”
Gala-galavanting, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for rooms facing the garden or the green fields”
AlessandroT77, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Choose half board option”
Travelbirdieuk, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Superior Spa room is a must!”
kirkstone69, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Go for the best room you can afford. The standard rooms are a bit small.”
  • Bathroom 5
  • Bedroom 5
ph1949, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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