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Best Western Glenridding Hotel.

Perfectly placed near Penrith.

The Best Western Glenridding Hotel, near Penrith, lies on the shores of Ullswater, providing the perfect base to explore The Lake District from. Breathtaking scenery awaits, and you'll be near the homes of William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter!

The Hotel is surrounded by a number of walks, with beautiful views from almost all the rooms in our charming 19th Century building.For guests who want to see the fells and lakes around the hotel up close and most of them do, well offer all the help and advice they need, as well as maps and flasks to help them on their way! From novices to seasoned hikers, the area has something for everyone.

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Location

Ullswater
Penrith
Cumbria
CA11 0PB
England
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6041*
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Summary

2016 dinner inclusive rates offer a £26.50 per person à la carte allowance
Bars, Free WIFI, Indoor Pool, Restaurants, Sauna, Lift to all floors, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: No Pets accepted Please note we do not accept dogs
Check-in & Check-out
15:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates

Facilities

Dining and Bars

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Garden Room

This modern, bright and contemporary restaurant overlooks the surrounding fells, with a relaxed fine dining ambience.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary
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Ratchers Restaurant

This Restaurant has three levels with views of the surrounding fells and the Hotel garden. Ratchers is renowned for its informal atmosphere and service, while our a la carte menus and Specials boards are equally famous!

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary
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Garden Room

Sit back, relax and enjoy a good measure of hospitality in our cosy lounge area! With our open log fire, real ale and wide range of malt whiskey's and vintage cognac's, youll be in excellent company!

Opening hours

18:00-22:00
Weekend times may vary
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Ratchers Tavern bar

A rustic bar with low beamed ceilings, large open log fire and relaxing family environment for everyone to enjoy.

Opening hours

12:00-23:00
Weekend times may vary

Spa & Leisure

Leisure Facilities

  • Snooker table

  • Pool table

  • Lounge

  • Swimming pool and sauna

  • Table tennis

Swimming Pool Leisure Facilites

The Best Western Glenridding Hotel's indoor swimming pool (heated, of course!) features a splash pool for the kids, an invigorating bubble seat and jet stream within the pool itself.

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Weddings

Situated in the picturesque valley of Ullswater with spectacular mountain and lake views, the Best Western Glenridding Hotel has everything you could possibly want in a wedding venue from the red carpet welcome to the last dance!

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Wedding service and reception venue

We're proud to offer three beautifully appointed rooms, all approved to hold civil ceremonies. As for entertainment, you're free to invite your own!

Catering

We cater for buffets, full wedding breakfasts, and everything in between! Just let us know what you fancy and we'll take care of the rest!

Registrar

Registry office:
Eden District
Friargate Penrith Cumbria CA11 7XR
01768 242120




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For any enquiries please call Elizabeth Ali on 01768 482289

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type CA11 0PB

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Nearest motorway: M6, J40, 14.00 miles
Nearest train station: Penrith, 14.00 miles
Nearest airport: Manchester, 88.00 miles
Free parking on site (30 spaces)
On site disabled parking (2 spaces)

Address
Ullswater
Penrith
Cumbria
CA11 0PB
England


What's nearby?

Cities & Attractions

  • Aira Force- waterfalls (3 miles)

  • Hellvelyn (3 miles)

  • Beatrix Potter House (14 miles)

  • Wordsworth House - Dove Cottage (13 miles)

  • Ullswater Steamers (0 miles)

Shopping

  • Penrith (14 miles)

  • Ambleside (10 miles)

  • Windermere/ Bowness (14 miles)

  • Kendal (19 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

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With lakes and fells all around the hotel, it will come as no surprise that were extremely popular with photography groups. The hotel is just as accommodating for team building weekends with plenty of room for indoor meetings and briefings!

Available room set ups

Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
U shape




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Bridge House Suite 30 30 24 24 0
Campbell Library 0 0 0 14 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 336 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 140
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Rating

Disappointing

05/12/2016 Judy T, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Booked this as a treat for our 35th wedding anniversary but found the whole experience very disappointing from the check in to the check out. Poor directions meant we walked all round the hotel to fi... more

Rating

We love the Lakes

04/12/2016 GaryAndLizRedmond, Whitehaven, United Kingdom

Brilliant to see this fantastic hotel open again after such a difficult year, it's obvious that the work the owners have had done wasn't just to reopen the hotel but to upgrade it too, everything is b... more

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No heating - no lift - no wifi - no concern!!

04/12/2016 Swissball, Durham

We had the misfortune of staying at the hotel on Friday December 2nd, the second night it re-opened after refurbishment following last year's flood. However, we were unaware of this fact until we che... more

Rating

The best hotel & bar in the Lake District

14/05/2016 Paul M,

I've stayed at the Glenridding Hotel many times as it's the perfect base for exploring the mountains or Ullswater Way "The Up's" Reasons to stay:- a. The customer service is exceptional. b. The lo... more

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Excellent place to stay with good food

12/03/2016 487suzanne, Huddersfield

Excellent hotel, fantastic position beautiful rooms, staff really welcoming and friendly, bonus of a swimming pool. areas for sitting. Lounges, Games Room, Library,... more