The simple original restored staircase
dressed in its local Herdwick wool stair runner takes you to the
recently renovated rooms where classic elegance meets fabulous views.
With their original Victorian panelled doors, cast iron rim locks,
ebonized wooden door knobs, stripped floors, fireplaces and refurbished
sash windows the rooms certainly have character. The painted furniture
gives a light and airy feel and to ensure the highest level of comfort
during your stay all rooms feature rugs, interlined curtains or
blinds and individually thermostatically controlled classically
designed radiators and towel rails.
Our elegantly refined Victorian style brass double bedsteads high
thread count white bed linens are combined with extra deep mattresses
and micro fibre duvets and pillows which give the feeling of down
with properties suitable for allergy sufferers. Contrast this with
rich silk bedspreads and an abundance of velvet and silk cushions
our beds offer a sumptuous haven for the hardened fell walker or
village stroller alike.
Walk into our en-suites and luxury surrounds you from the classically
designed 1930s Mackintosh Art Deco style range of taps and showers
with 8 inch rainfall heads and black ceramic levers, to the black
italian tumbled marble tiles, our shower rooms complement both the
eye and hand.
Named after the local breed of sheep famously farmed and bred
by Beatrix Potter. Herdwick has two windows with spectacular and
unrivalled views of Stone Arthur, fireplace with wooden surround,
original cast iron insert and slate hearth and large walk in shower
in the en-suite. The room has an abundance of storage with full
height mirrored wardrobe, draws, tall boy and two bedside/lamp
tables each with small draws for nicknacks.
Named after the distinctive belted cattle from the Scottish Lowlands
which were introduced to the Lake District and raised by Beatrix
Potter on her fell farms for their beauty and adaptability to
poor land. The room has views up to Easedale and features an original
cast iron fireplace with slate hearth. There is ample storage
with full height mirrored wardrobe with bottom draw, a set of
draws and two bedside tables each with a small draw for nicknacks.
Inspired by William Wordsworth’s poem "I Wandered
Lonely as a Cloud” commonly known as "Daffodils”
with an amazing bay window which has breathtaking panoramic
views of Silver Howe, Easedale, and the best known of them all
the famed ‘Lion and the Lamb’ the room is wondrously
light which is befitting of its name. The room is larger than
Herdwick and Galloway and features a large original fireplace
with wooden surround, cast iron insert and tiled hearth.