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Beverley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Gorgeous little stay at The Cottage in the Wood. Incredible location, the views on the drive up were stunning, tranquil bliss. The room was diddy but lovely, very warm and cosy. Excellent customer service and a very relaxed, inviting atmosphere. The evening meal was absolutely amazing, each dish was a piece of art (see pictures) and so so tasty... a...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for 2 days in February, during Storm Doris. The hotel was warm and welcoming despite the cold and wind outside. Our room was modern but a little small, especially the bathroom. The dining experience is excellent but is fine dining so portions are not large. The service is very friendly and attentive.Breakfast was very good and accompanied by...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I just got back after 2 fabulous nights at Cottage in the Wood. The whole experience was fantastic, with snow capped mountains and red squirrels to watch at breakfast, not to mention the amazing food and first class service. A massive thank you.

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Thank Pauline C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Oh my, what a little gem! The whole experience exuded quality. We stayed in one of the cottage rooms which was small but perfect. The decor was clean and bright, with crisp white bedding. One of my pet hates in a hotel is inadequate lighting but in our room we had a main light as well as three lamps which...

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Guildford
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Arrived for a 3 night stay on valentines day. This is a wonderful hotel, set against the backdrop of the beautiful Whinlatter Forest. The welcome is as warming as the cosy wood burner in the small, tastefully decorated lounge. Our room (the Garden Room) was beautifully decorated with a view that looks down towards Skiddaw and Blencathra. It was a...

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Richmond, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This was our first visit and was for a Valentine's Meal and we both had an excellent evening. We did some research for a special meal and were delighted with our experience, starting with out telephone booking and ending with leaving, gift red rose in my Partner's hand. The Tasting Meal was exquisite. An excellent meal was enjoyed by us...

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Chester-le-Street
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We stayed on the two night Gourmet break and we had a fab time. We were upgraded as there was only another couple staying. We had great views of the mountains and forest and rooms were tastefully decorated. The owners made us feel welcome the minute we came through the door and the lounge area downstairs is nice and relaxing...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

First visit but it won't be the last. Warm welcome, lovely room with large comfortable bed. G&T in the lounge before an amazing dining experience. The menu sounded delicious & the food didn't disappoint. It looked & tasted amazing. The wine recommendations with each course was perfect. Each course of the taster menu came with a full description from the...

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Third time here and still very good. It was the first week of the season, the first two nights actually, but new chef delivered a superb meal on both nights. The owner explained the intention is to go back to a wider range and a taster menu, but the two nights we stayed the food was lovely. Delicious crab starter...

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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant menu and food at the Cottage in the wood. Service was exceptional! Wine and food were delicious! Incredibly good value too! Amazing meal! Will definitely return there on our next visit to the Lake District!

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
17th Century former coaching Inn located in the middle of Whinlatter, England's only mountain forest. Stunning views of the Forest Valley and Skiddaw mountain range. The Forest hosts a variety of wildlife including Deer and Red Squirrels. This restaurant with rooms has achieved recognition through the award of EnjoyEngland Silver Excellence in Tourism Award 2011, The Taste of Cumbria and Taste of England's North West 2010, and 2 AA rosette for culinary excellence. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cottage in the Wood

Address: Magic Hill, Whinlatter Forest, Braithwaite, Keswick CA12 5TW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick > Braithwaite
Price Range: $192 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Cottage in the Wood 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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The Cottage In The Wood Braithwaite, England, UK
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