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The Punch Bowl Inn at Crosthwaite

Kendal - Cumbria

A luxurious take on a traditional Lakeland inn - The Punch Bowl is a country-chic pub and restaurant with stunning rooms in the Lake District's Lyth Valley.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 9
  • Bathrooms: 9
£105-305 per night

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  The Highlights...

  • The hotels idyllic location means you get picture-perfect views across the Lyth Valley.
  • Book the Noble suite and you and your partner can take in the view from your twin roll-top baths.
  • The restaurants excellent reputation is well deserved, and its popular with locals as well as hotel guests.
  • The Punch Bowl is perfect for a romantic weekend, a special family get-together or even a well-deserved peaceful escape for one.

  You should know...

  • This retreat is all about peaceful seclusion so dont expect to find cafes or shops within walking distance.
  • This part of Cumbria is the most easily accessible for travellers from the south.

  The Detail...

As you drive into the Lake District the views expand and the mountains seem to rise around you. The Punch Bowl sits in the tiny village of Crosthwaite, in the picturesque Lyth Valley. Step inside this centuries-old inn and youll find an elegant, country-style interior with oak furniture, slate floors and warm colours.
On arrival, you can enjoy your complimentary cream tea in the garden, taking in the glorious views. In winter you can sink into a leather armchair by the fire and enjoy a pint of real ale.

Retreat to your bedroom and things get even better. Sumptuous bedding, calming tones and luxurious accessories make this an escape you wont want to leave. Each individually designed room has an en suite bathroom with a heated limestone floor, roll-top bath and separate power shower. In the morning, open your curtains and you might just be treated to a view of the mist clearing as the sun hits the valley.

The hotel is adjacent to St Marys church, and each room is named after one of its vicars, starting with Edward Whitelock, who arrived in the parish in 1569.

A meal in the award-winning restaurant completes your stay at the Punch Bowl. Voted Dining Pub of the Year at the Cumbria Life 2015 Food and Drink Awards, it offers beautifully presented and innovative dishes using locally sourced, seasonal produce. You can choose from the light lunch or la carte menu, eating in the bar area if you prefer. The atmosphere is relaxed, and the staff are attentive and friendly.

If you want your meal to feel well earned, put on your hiking boots and enjoy miles of footpaths through spectacular terrain straight from the front door, or try one of the many outdoor sports on offer locally. (Or you can simply hire a rowing boat on nearby Windermere.) Theres plenty for culture vultures too, including Abbot Hall Art Gallery and the Museum of Lakeland Life in Kendal, and Grasmeres Dove Cottage, home of poet William Wordsworth. If you want to explore further afield, jump in your car for a scenic drive through one of Englands most breathtaking national parks.


  Features...

Essential Features
  • Baby Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Dogs
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Open fire/Woodburner
Kitchen/Utility
  • Highchair
  • Iron/Ironing Board
Bed/Bath
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
Tech
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Stereo music system
  • Television
Outside
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking

The restaurant is superb.


  Nearby...

  • Bird watching
  • Boat trips
  • Cooking classes
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Kite surfing
  • Markets
  • Massage
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Walking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Wildlife
  • Zoo/Wildlife park


  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

1 hour 30 minutes from Manchester airport


  Pictures...

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£105-305 per night

Availability Calendar...

Please check with the owner for availability

How to book...

The Punch Bowl Inn at Crosthwaite is listed in affiliation with Booking.com.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book...

Book Online Now  
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