The second area of outstanding natural beauty to be awarded National Park status, the Lake District has delighted residents and visitors alike for most of Britain’s history.
From the scenic sights of Windermere itself to the thrilling views atop Scafell Pike, the region is a true feast for the senses.
In addition to the beautiful footpaths, bridleways, boat trips. and – for the adventurous – riding trails and cycle paths, this land of magnificent scenery also boasts a great many man-made pleasures.
Wonders for Residents and Tourists Alike
Towns like Keswick and Kendal and villages like Cartmel and Orton host well-stocked and well-attended farmers’ markets every month. The Ravenglass and Eskdale steam railway marries the stately elegance of steam travel with the amazing views of the Lake District estuary.
Perfect for Families
Based close to Windermere, and conveniently situated for those wishing to explore this area of outstanding beauty and the many local attractions close by.
Families staying in River Cottage can plan days out enjoying the attractions of the Lake District – and stop for lunch at one of countless beautiful pubs, restaurants, or cafes.
Why not round out the day of by dining in our restaurant and enjoy a delicious meal made from fresh local produce and a choice of wines from around the world?
Romantic Breaks in the Lakes
Windermere is still a perfect place to visit for couples new and old, returning for wedding anniversaries or stealing away for a first weekend together.
We offer romantic extras for your stay which can be arranged when reserving a room, from flower boxes to champagne, chocolates and strawberries dipped in chocolate. Why not pamper yourself and relax at the Burnside Spa; a complimentary treat not to be missed for all guests staying at The Glenburn?
Staying at The Glenburn Hotel
You can book online if you’re ready or, if you have any other questions, feel free to contact us at [email protected] or on 01539 442649.