Linthwaite House, built in 1900 as a private home, is in many ways the perfect Lake District hotel: understatedly elegant and professional but also warmly welcoming and deeply relaxing. And the view over Lake Windermere, with the sun slanting across the water, is simply unbeatable. You’ll find a crackling fire in the hall’s carved mahogany fireplace, beyond which beckons the light and airy Bar & Conservatory, with those mesmerising views. Outside, in the wooded, gently sloping grounds, there’s a tarn with a secluded summerhouse and, as of autumn 2018, six Woodland Suites with picturesque panoramic views of the lake. Back in the hotel, innovative restaurant Stella is the domain of award-winning international chef Ritu Dalmia, who combines the best local Cumbrian ingredients with Italian culinary flair. The bedrooms, one with hot tub, are the last word in lakeland luxury. Add a croquet lawn, pétanque, outdoor chessboard and fishing on the tarn, and you have a Lake District hotel that ticks all the boxes.
Doubles from £190
+ 44 (0)15394 88600; leeucollection.com
Guests must take a stroll around our private tarn and see the view North towards the Langdale Mountains, as well as our extensive owner curated art collection and sculptures throughout the hotel and grounds
In Stella, where the best local Cumbrian ingredients are cooked with Italian flair.
Vouchers for our afternoon tea to spoil a loved one.
CLAIM TO FAME
Linthwaite is South African-based Leeu Collection’s first international hotel.
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