Nestled within a secluded valley high in the Cumbrian Fells, yet only minutes from the M6, The BEST WESTERN Shap Wells Hotel is a comfortable and traditional hotel offering high standards of service in a friendly and attentive atmosphere and is the perfect spot from which to explore the Lake District, Yorkshire Fells and Border Country. Arrival at the hotel begins with a mile long drive along a private road, with breathtaking and rugged scenery in every direction, sheep and cattle along the way, a pretty waterfall, and a trickling stream running by the front door.
The inn on the lake boasts one of the most spectacular settings in the lake districts with its 15 acres of grounds and lawns sweeping down to the shores of lake ullswater.The interior design compliments the outside panorama with beautyful lounges. 47 comfortable bedrooms plus four posters. Most overlooking lake and fell views. A stunning lake view restaurant.with an award for an AA rosette set in the hotels grounds. You will find ramblers bar serving traditional lakeland hospitality.
One of Cumbrias most established 4 star hotels - opened by Shire Hotels in 1985. Central to Manchester Glasgow and Newcastle its an ideal base for business in the north of England and a great location to explore the Lakes and Cumbria. Built along the lines of a hunting lodge the massive floor-to-ceiling Lakeland stone fireplace -with a real log fire- dominates the entrance -and there are no less than 7 real fires throughout the ground floor areas.
Very centre of the bustling market town of penrith on the edge of the lake district.The hotel has recently undergone refurbishment of the restaurant. It has a warm and welcoming atmosphere reminesent of bygone days.