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The Cottage in the Wood

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Magic Hill, Whinlatter Forest, Braithwaite, Keswick CA12 5TW, England
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Newcastle upon Tyne
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked the Mountain View room (Oak) with stunning views of the surrounding forest and Mount Skiddaw. Even on a wet day with the mountain partially obscured by mist the view was mesmerising. The room which contained a comfortable king size bed was tastefully furnished and extremely cosy. The only negative comment I have concerned the bathroom which an estate... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I stayed two nights in the garden room which was most enjoyable. The overall quality of this establishment is very good. The staff could not have tried harder to please and our dining experience was memorable, we will return to this delightfully located establishment..

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Bedfordshire
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32 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

By chance we found The Cottage in the Wood whilst mountain biking in Whinlatter Forest, and what a find indeed! Although a little way out of Braithwaite on the Whinlatter Pass, the restaurant and hotel are in an idyllic spot surrounded by the peace and quiet of the forest. We were welcomed into the lounge on arrival where we were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have just returned from a truly exceptional anniversary treat at Cottage in the Wood. As near enough locals we had been recommended this place many times and thankfully have finally gotten round to paying them a visit. Kath and the team make your visit extra special, they are so attentive without being overbearing. We stayed in the tree tops room... More

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San Carlos, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Greeted with a nice tray of tea and carrot cake as we arrive to check in. Quiet, nice location, beautiful little gardens. Only 4 stars for 2 reasons -- very small Ikea style rooms, and a school-marm who made it quite plain that she was quite displeased with us about an accidental red wine spill! Other than her (she seemed... More

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Stourbridge
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My wife and I booked a last minute getaway to the Lake District and decided to stay at the Cottage in the Wood on the strength of the many positive Trip Advisor reviews. I can only say that everything we read in the reviews was confirmed by our stay. Set in an idyllic location, with stunning views over Borrowdale to... More

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Preston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We have passed by Cottage in the Woods many times over the years, always saying we would stay there, due to the ideal location: why did we wait so long? This is a perfect bolt hole, hideaway to escape to. We visited with friends for one night and thoroughly enjoyed the taster menu. Highlights included the game terraine, venison main... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My mother in law and I stayed at the Cottage in the Wood in June. Kath and all her staff made our stay perfect. Its all about customer service here. The staff are very well trained and although they are all professional, they remain kind and helpful. There was a great atmosphere within this small hotel throughout our stay. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Having enjoyed the restaurant in the past, this was our first stay at this boutique hotel in the Whinlatter Forest. The owners and staff are very welcoming. The setting and views are superb and as we found in the past the food is to die for. The breakfast is just as carefully prepared as the main meals.

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed as part of a wedding gift from friends. The hospitality, accommodation, food, drink, setting were the best we've experienced! The staff were superb and we left feeling ready for our big day, fully energised. We would recommend this for those wanting fine dining - the food really was exceptional and served by knowledgeable, friendly staff. We can't wait... 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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