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Cragwood Country House Hotel
Ranked #2 of 20 Hotels in Windermere
Certificate of Excellence
Chester le-Street
1 review
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“Wondeful weekend”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2012

Just returned from a 3 night stay as our "Mini Moon" and found Cragwood absolutely wonderful. Set in a stunning location on the banks of Lake Windermere the hotel offers a truly relaxing, peaceful and warming stay.
The staff are extremely polite and helpful and as for the food...well this was absolutely fantastic. A real credit to the Chef(s).
We used Cragwood as a base for our trips and its location is great for visiting most areas of the Lakes.
I would highly recommend staying at cragwood and we will definately be going back.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Birmingham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2012

Just got back from a fabulous three night stay at the Cragwood Country House Hotel in Windermere. The staff we fantastic, especially Robert, Andrew and Ruth who where there to help me with whatever I needed. They were very baby friendly and where able to accomodate any extra needs that I required for our one year old, with a cot all set up in the bedroom and a highchair always waiting for us at breakfast. The food at Breakfast was delicious, would really recommend the scambled eggs on toast.
The bedrooms were really spaceous with great views and it was lovely to sit in the lounge in front of the log fire having a cup of tea after our walks around the grounds and Windermine. Thank you so much for a wonderful weekend, would really recommend the hotel and will be staying there again in the future.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2012

We had a beautiful room that was very well equipped. The food was excellent - all home-made with very good choice. The wine list was varied and reasonably priced. The staff were friendly and efficient, nothing was too much trouble. It was lovely to sit on a rainy morning by the log fire drinking coffee and reading a good book - utter bliss.

  • Stayed February 2012
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

We are regular visitors to this hotel, but took advantage of one of the web site offers which makes it even more enjoyable! It was a winter wonderland of snow and our dogs had a super time as well. It was great to sit in front of the log fire to warm up after our walks. We were made very welcome and the food in the restaurent was excellent. The staff are very friendly, especially Andrew, who always make some time for a chat.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2012

spent two nights on dbbb, staff were brilliant, food was superb,will have third stay later in the year

Room Tip: had two different rooms both were excellent
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Harrogate
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2012

Christmas at Cragwood is a delightful house party experience. The number of guests is limited to ensure that ambiance. Philip and his staff ensure that the comprehensive programme of entertainment runs like clockwork. Nothing is forgotten - Santa, loaded with presents makes a welcome appearance. Above all, the food is superb with a great variety of meals from Chinese to Italian with of course a traditional Christmas Day lunch and a Gala dinner on Boxing night. It is no wonder that some guests return year after year. I hope to join them in 2012.

  • Stayed December 2011
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2012

Our first Christmas at cragwood..what a place..Phillip & staff wonderful..food great..rooms lovely..other guest's great fun..everything laid on..our best christmas..thank you.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Cragwood Country House Hotel

Property: Cragwood Country House Hotel
Address: Cragwood House Ecclerigg, Windermere LA23 1LQ, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Windermere
#2 Family Hotel in Windermere
#2 Best Value Hotel in Windermere
#2 Business Hotel in Windermere
#2 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Cragwood Country House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled on the shores of England’s longest and most beautiful lake you will find Cragwood Country House Hotel.Set in its own secluded, twenty-acre estate of beautiful landscaped gardens and woodland and with stunning views overlooking Lake Windermere, it’s hard to resist a relaxing Lake District break at Cragwood. As soon as you step through the front door of this beautiful country house, you’ll discover an oasis of comfort, warmth and relaxation.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 or drawing rooms and take in the spectacular lake views over a freshly brewed coffee or maybe a glass of chilled wine.From the mouth-watering food and drink to the stylish and comfy bedrooms, a short break at Cragwood will leave you feeling pampered, stress-free….and wanting more.If you are looking for the perfect Lake District hotel then look no further...you have just found us! ... more   less 
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