Penrith

£79 – 2-night Cumbria stay with breakfast, was £206

Shap Wells Hotel
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Escape to Shap Wells Hotel, set between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales national parks, and save up to 61% on regular rates. This 2-night stay is £79 and includes:

  • Two nights' accommodation in a Double or Twin room, with daily full English breakfast, for two

Why We Love It

  • The hotel is in a secluded valley surrounded by fells
  • It's on the eastern border of the Lake District National Park and is five minutes' drive from the Yorkshire Dales National Park
  • The popular Lake District towns of Troutbeck, Bowness-on-Windermere and Ambleside are within 45 minutes' drive

Overview

According to The AA Hotel Guide 2018, "this hotel occupies a wonderful secluded position amid trees and waterfalls" in the Cumbrian countryside. Visitors have been coming to the area since the 1800s, when they used to take in the fresh air and bathe in the well waters for their health. Today, this hotel is surrounded by peaceful countryside crossed by bridleways, and woodland that's home to red deer and a colony of red squirrels.

The hotel is 20 minutes' drive from Lowther Castle and Gardens. This ruined country house was designed by Robert Smirke, the architect of the British Museum and has gardens that The Daily Telegraph describes as "glorious". Alternatively, indulge in mint cake at Kendal, which is a 25-minute drive away, or head to Grasmere, which is around 50 minutes' drive away and is popular for its gingerbread and gift shops. The village is renowned for its connections with William Wordsworth; we recommend visiting the poet's forme home, Dove Cottage, and the Wordsworth Museum next door. National Trust property Hill Top, the former home of Beatrix Potter, is an hour's drive.

The Birkbeck Restaurant serves à la carte and set-menu dining options, and carvery lunches are served every Wednesday and Sunday from 12:15-2pm. The Art Deco Riverside Lounge and Bar boasts views of the beck and the surrounding fells. You can also unwind in the Salterwath and Fell Bar lounges, or in the hotel foyer with its roaring log fire.

There is a games room with a full-size snooker table, a pool table, and table tennis and darts equipment. You can also use the small gym. Wi-Fi is free.

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • 100% smoke-free

Services

  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. Please check with the hotel.

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Breakfast for children is included

Extra guest charges will apply as follows: £7 per night for children aged 3 to 15. Infant's cot/crib are available, free of charge, for children aged 2 and under. Extra beds are not available for older children and adults. Extra beds are 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: No pets allowed.

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.

Up to 61% off

£40 / night

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When You Can Go

Until 31 Aug

90%
Enjoyed This
(257 Member Ratings)
"Quiet location. Friendly staff. Red squirrels nearby."
Jill
22. May 2018
Leeds, UK

Getting There

The hotel is a 10-minute drive from Junction 39 of the M6. Penrith railway station is around 20 minutes' drive away. Parking is free.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

90%
Enjoyed This
(257 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Skyland Hotels Ltd (t/a Shap Wells Hotel) over the past 15 months.
3.7 Ambiance
4.1 Location
3.6 Rooms
4.0 Quality of Service
4.4 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Quiet location. Friendly staff. Red squirrels nearby.
Other Comments
The bed was very uncomfortable and the breakfast cold
Jill 22. May 2018 Leeds, UK
Enjoyed Most
The grounds
Other Comments
There is nothing in walking distance so they charge over the odds for drinks at the bar. Glad we had the car!
Karen 21. May 2018 Stockton-on-Tees, UK
Enjoyed Most
the whole experience and great location in wonderful setting
Carol 21. May 2018 Prestonjavascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ctl00$Main$ContentPlaceholderLeftSide$ButtonFinalizeOrder',''), UK
Enjoyed Most
The breakfast unbelievable and staff in bar on a night
Other Comments
No problems with hotel only down side out in the sticks but I would go back it hasn't deferred me
Benjamin 21. May 2018 Peterlee Co Durham, UK
Enjoyed Most
Location was good , only 30 min drive to ullswater , breakfast was great both mornings , also great deal through travel zoo
Michael 21. May 2018 Immingham, UK
Enjoyed Most
The location and the grounds were excellent. The art deco features were lovely. As I said if a lot of money was spent the hotel could be splendid.
Other Comments
There was wallpaper coming away from the wall in the room. The bathroom was grubby with mould on the grouting. The room smelled old as was the bedding. The food in the restaurant was served off a hotplate and was cold. The hotel needs a lot of money spent on it.
Ray 21. May 2018 Ripon, UK
Enjoyed Most
The price
Other Comments
if you want fluffy bath robes slippers and loo rolls folded to a point this hotel is not for you,if you want a basic clean standard room with average service,you will like it here
philip 20. May 2018 leeds, UK
Enjoyed Most
lovely location and a lovely clean newly decorated room. Meal of an evening was very bland and felt rushed however the breakfasts where lovely.Lots of coach parties .
Other Comments
visit Lowther castle.Punch Bowl pub in Asham village is lovely food.
Diane 20. May 2018 Pudsey LEEDS, UK
Enjoyed Most
Purchase was very cheap and we would not have known the hotel was there, as it is soo secluded!
Other Comments
It has an idyllic position if you enjoy to be away from it all but think most people would prefer to be able to look round a village or area without having to drive out. The food could be better, also the service. There was a couple of very good staff, Chris and the lady who welcomes guests for breakfast. The others all need training and it could improve the hotel and experience for guests.
Janet & Sharon 20. May 2018 Doncaster, UK
Enjoyed Most
Out of the way from it all,but weather was good so we were made up,great for walkers but not much else they must do more entertainment to get groups in
Stephen 21. May 2018 Salford, UK

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