Why We Love It
- This 15th-century restaurant-with-rooms blends historic touches with contemporary comforts
- The impressive 3-AA-Rosette restaurant serves a sumptuous dinner
- Set between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, this is a dream destination for walkers
- There is no Wi-Fi here apart from in the lounge -- guests are encouraged to switch off and enjoy the surroundings
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Rooms & Rates
Hipping Hall dates back to the 15th century, when it was used as a blacksmith's, and is named after the stepping (or "hipping") stones over the stream by the old washhouse. These days the property comprises a cluster of lovingly restored ivy-clad stone buildings set in 10 acres of grounds.
The real draw of this restaurant with rooms is the food. The smart, airy restaurant is a 15th-century hall complete with a beautifully lit beamed ceiling and a minstrels' gallery -- "a gem" according to The Good Hotel Guide 2017. This historic space is an atmospheric setting in which to enjoy the contemporary menu, which features fine-dining dishes inspired by Lancashire and the surrounding counties of Cumbria and Yorkshire.
Awarded three AA Rosettes, the restaurant is listed in The Michelin Guide 2018, which praises the "creative original dishes". The Daily Telegraph says "nothing we ate was short of divine".
The AA praises the "spacious bedrooms"; there are seven upstairs in the main house, three more in an adjoining outbuilding and a further five in the newly refurbished Old Stables building. The décor is inspired by the colours and textures of the local countryside, with cosy deep-pile carpets and modern bathrooms using natural stone, slate and limestone, with deep double-ended baths and underfloor heating. Wi-Fi is only available in the lounge.
Set between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, there is ample countryside to explore, and the property offers easy access to the Howgill Fells, which has top-notch walking routes. The property is in Cowan Bridge, around five minutes' drive from the Cumbrian town of Kirkby Lonsdale, where you will find a host of shops and tea rooms. The Ingleton waterfalls and caves are less than 10 minutes' drive, and the South Lakes are around 30 minutes' drive away.
- "A luxurious but relaxed country house hotel with an emphasis on creative, contemporary cuisine in its superlative restaurant" -- The Daily Telegraph
- "Well-appointed bedrooms, a gem of a restaurant and exceptionally helpful staff combine at this very comfortable countryside hotel" -- The Good Hotel Guide 2017
- "The pocket-sized country house has a timeless appeal" -- The AA
- Infant cots / cribs
- Newspaper / magazines
- Extra beds / roll away beds
- Central heating
- Coffee / tea-making facilities
- Iron and ironing board
- Flatscreen TV
- Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
- Separate shower
- Complimentary parking
- Accessible bathroom in some rooms
- Roll-in shower
- Wheelchair accessible
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.
Standard Time is 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.
Minimum age required to check in: 18.
Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.
Children and additional guests:
Extra guest charges will apply as follows: £50 per night for children and adults. This includes breakfast. Dinner is charged as taken and children under 12 are not permitted in the restaurant after 7pm. Infant's cot/crib or extra bed are subject to availability, on request, and must be requested upon booking.
Please use the Special Request field to confirm the age of the third guest.
Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel. See room descriptions and rate policies for information about room occupancy and prices.
Pets: Pets are allowed on request, in some room only, and will be charged at £20 per night. Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel.
Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.
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