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The Leathes Head Country House Hotel

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Chosen almost by accident The Leathes Head was a fortunate choice.Easy to find,friendly professional staff,stylish bed and bathroom and comfortable lounges and bar.The best I leave to last --an outstanding restaurant. We were visiting Borrowdale,enjoying the thrill of the Honister Pass and walking Buttermere.The title says it all ---The Leathes Head was a classy base.

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SCUNTHORPE
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Three generations of our family stayed here for a girly treat weekend, we enjoyed this hotel very much. The rooms are pleasantly decorated with nice toiletries and comfortable beds. There is an impressive array of Gins in the bar too. We were so impressed by the food which was beautifully presented and very, very good. Sarah and Liam looked after...

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2Thank rubiconbadger
England
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a lovely hotel in beautiful grounds. The rooms are nice. The food is well presented, great choice of menu and compiled by an excellent chef. Nothing is too much trouble to the manager and his partner. Very friendly. Sarah the waitress is lovely and a great personality. Nice to sit in the conservatory after dinner with coffee and...

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2Thank ella020
Beccles, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a fabulous hotel! In our opinion the Lake District is the most beautiful part of the UK and, also in our opinion, Borrowdale is the most beautiful part of the Lake District. The Leathes Head fits in perfectly with the location. It is a small, extremely well-run hotel; the staff are friendly, well-trained and efficient. The location is...

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7Thank PhilFiler
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Just returned from a two night stay . Fantastic room with really nice views of catbells Staff nice and friendly and Jamie the owner made us welcome too .food lovely Will defiantly stay again but for longer !!

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5Thank Sandra T
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We made a last minute change to out itinerary and found Leathers Head on trip advisor. What a find! It was exactly what you could wish for in a visit to the Lake District. Ended up having a delightful after dinner conversation with a couple from Isle of Man. Many great walking trails in the area. The setting was perfect....

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4Thank Susan J
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stayed in the Spa Room 5 and it is an amazing room. The views are fantastic and the surrounding area is very nice to explore on foot. The only thing that let the side down was the breakfast, it was OK but service was very slow for what it was! We did try dinner too which followed the slow...

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1Thank Nick B
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We spent two nights here over a weekend and really enjoyed it. We had room 4 which was huge with great views, so much so that we had breakfast in our room each morning to that we could enjoy them. The food is very good and there is a well priced, varied wine list. The decor maybe a little dated...

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3Thank MrsRP2012
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

There are some places in this world where being there is simply a dream - for me , The Leathes Head is one of these places. In August 2016 I asked my partner of 2 years to marry me, using the hotel as a prop. Both Jane and Jamie (the owners and managers of the hotel) helped me carry out...

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5Thank Dyos
Rainford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We recently had an overnight stay here and were very impressed with the quality of everything. The room was immaculate and the breakfast was delicious. The friendly staff helped to make our stay all the better. We got an excellent deal through Booking.com so the value for money was great. I would definitely recommend a stay here if you want...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: RM676 - RM1,460 (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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Leathes Head Country Hotel
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