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The Cottage in the Wood

4.0 of 5 Magic Hill, Whinlatter Forest, Braithwaite, Keswick CA12 5TW, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Worcester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visit the Lake District on a regular basis but this was our first time here and a special one to mark my birthday. We booked a three night stay DB&B package which included the tasting menu on one night of our choosing. We had a warm welcome from the very beginning with tea and cake and nothing was too... More 

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Penrith
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the lovely greeting from kath as soon as we walked in to leaving after the fantastic meal, what a lovely lady. The meal was absolutely beautiful. Full marks to the chef. We will be recommending it to our family and friends.

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights in a mountain view room and are already planning a return to this fabulous destination. The staff really can't do enough for you and all gave us a warm welcome, which was much appreciated after our long drive up from the Essex coast. The champagne we had in our room on arrival was exquisite and... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the 2 day gourmet stay for our wedding anniversary. From the warm welcome on arrival accompanied by tea and cake to the early breakfast and bill to help us reach our next visit the service was fantastic. Kath was always there when you needed her anticipating your needs intuitively. We had the tasting menu on the first night.... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is a lovely place with a warm feel. The staff were very welcoming offering a cup of tea and carrot cake on arrivial and our room was well done-out with, importantly, a very comfy bed. I would stay here again.

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London, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We had such a warm welcome followed by an excellent food experience...great service, super food & wine, we can't believe we have not been here before. The Brill fish dish my partner had was lovely and my pork dinner was excellent, great flavours & beautiful wine...followed by the deserts, pear & black current parfait for my partner & a beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We disagree with the previous post! We stayed at the delightful Cottage in the Wood this weekend. You could not hope to meet nicer hosts than Kath, Liam and their team. From the warm welcome with amazing complimentary home made carrot cake, to the astonishing evening meal and top advice on the most stunning walks to burn off the calories!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We stayed at the delightful Cottage in the Wood this weekend. You could not hope to meet nicer people than Kath, Liam and their team. From the warm welcome with amazing home made carrot cake to the astonishing food and top advice on the most stunning walks to burn off the calories! The restaurant is stylish and the food was... More 

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Frodsham, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Beautiful setting, food average, rooms very small, well equipped. Great for walkers and bird watchers, if you are neither, you will find the traces of dirty walking shoes dragged around the hotel irritating. Tasting menu was over ambitious, loosing out by trying to impress with opposing flavours that don't work. Far better not to try to impress. Don't bother dressing... More 

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Norfolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I was looking for somewhere quiet and a little out of the way for a mini break for my partner, Asia, and myself when I found this lovely place. The welcome was warm and sincere and the hotel really is gorgeous. No its not a 5 star establishment full of pretentiousness but a warm friendly family run hotel where the... More 

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

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