Wigton, United Kingdom
Why We Love It
- A Grade II-listed manor in quiet countryside, a short drive from Bassenthwaite Lake
- Good location for walking & wildlife -- red squirrels are a regular sight
- Dogs are welcome for no extra charge & are permitted in much of the property
- In-room treats include homemade shortbread & fruit liqueur
Map & Directions
The nearest airport is Newcastle, 76 miles away. The hotel is 40 minutes' drive from Penrith train station, which offers direct rail connections from Carlisle (15 minutes) and London (three hours). Drivers approaching the Lakes from the south should leave the M6 at junction 40 -- the hotel is just under 40 minutes away. From the north, leave the motorway at Carlisle, also a 40-minute drive away.