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Lakeside Hotel & Spa, Newby Bridge

Lake Windermere, Newby Bridge, LA12 8AT, UK
Lakeside Hotel & Spa, Newby Bridge Lakeside Hotel & Spa, Newby Bridge 015395 30001 Lake Windermere Newby Bridge
83 out of 100% 10 votes
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Lift
  • Leisure with pool
  • Spa Treatments
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Gym
  • Electric Car Charging Point

Resting on the southern shore of Lake Windemere is the beautiful Lakeside Hotel & Spa. Offering peaceful bedrooms, delicious fine dining inspired by fresh local produce and indulgent treatments in its luxury spa complete with pool, this hotel in the Lake District is ideal when looking to explore one of the most beautiful corners of England. 

Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Lift
  • Leisure with pool
  • Spa Treatments
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Gym
  • Electric Car Charging Point

Number of Bedrooms: 73

Parking Spaces: 0

Steps into Hotel: 0

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Lakeside Hotel & Spa in Newby Bridge offers a seamless blend of country-house character and contemporary four-star luxury that will make you feel completely at home. Situated on the southern shore of the stunning Lake Windermere allows for the Lakeside Hotel is perfectly placed to visit all the top things to see and do in the Lake District. From the hotel’s doorstep, you can enjoy an array of outdoor and indoor activities from water sports, Treetop trails and sailing to visiting historic houses and following the footsteps of the area's famous resident Beatrix Potter.

Each of the 73 bedrooms at the Lakeside Hotel has its own unique character, cosy and intimate, or spacious and grand, and many have views over the hotel’s gardens and Lake Windermere. Choose from one of the courtyard rooms which are ideal with their comfortable beds. Or treat yourself to one of the ultimate Lakeview bedrooms. All rooms include crisp Egyptian cotton sheets that are gorgeously smooth; feather pillows and super-soft Hungarian goose-down duvets. Immaculate en-suite bathrooms, including complimentary robes, allow you to walk directly from your room to the Aveda spa

The Lake District has a great reputation for its food not least here at the Lakeside Hotel & Spa where you can enjoy a truly unique dining experience. The team of chefs create a seasonally-changing menu using the freshest, finest ingredients sourced as close to the hotel as possible. You’ll be spoilt for choice when looking to dine at the Lakeside Hotel, from afternoon teas in the conservatory to a light lunch in the John Ruskins Brasserie & Bar, or an elegant dining experience in the Lakeside Grill Restaurant.

The popular Aveda destination spa at the Lakeside Hotel gives you access to a little bit of heaven. Enjoy peace and tranquillity in the beautiful setting of The Lakes. You can either relax in the stunning pool with a view, work out in the gym, or indulge in one of the Aveda treatments delivered by skilled therapists.

The Lakeside Hotel & Spa offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year. Book online today with My Hotel Break.



tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Toiletries
tick Ground Floor Rooms
tick Wifi
tick Family Room for 3
tick Family Room for 4
tick Interconnecting Rooms
tick Complimentary Bottled Water
tick Walk In Showers

The bedrooms at the Lakeside Hotel & Spa feel so inviting, with stunning lake or woodland views to wake up to. Bedrooms and Suites throughout the hotel can be set as a twin on request.

All rooms include crisp Egyptian cotton sheets that are gorgeously smooth; feather pillows and super-soft Hungarian goose-down duvets.
Complimentary robes, allow you to walk directly from your room to the Aveda spa. All rooms include super-fast complimentary WiFi.

Courtyard View Rooms
These rooms feature a queen-sized bed with views overlooking the hotel's inner courtyard. Immaculate en-suite bathrooms with large walk-in showers and no bath. 

Lakeland View Rooms
These rooms feature a king-size bed with pictures windows enjoying Lakeland views along the side of the lake. 

Ultimate Lake View Rooms
These rooms feature a queen size bed and enjoy unrivalled views of Lake Windermere from their seating area less than a stone's throw from the water, making the most of the spectacular views and position. 

Dogs Welcome
Although dogs are not allowed in public areas of the hotel, the hotel does welcome dogs to stay in the garden rooms giving guests the option to holiday with their trusty companion. The choice of local walks will be a dream vacation for any pooch.

Bar & Restaurant

tick Outdoor Dining Terrace

The Lakeside Hotel offers a number of great dining choices. The Lakeview Grill Restaurant and its Conservatory. Also, the John Ruskin Brasserie and Bar, ensure the best experience, space and hospitality.

Fine restaurant dining at its best and with local ingredients. Dinner is the highlight of any stay here at Lakeside with a range of superb dining choices. These include the conservatory and terrace dining throughout the day.

Head chef Richard Booth is passionate about sourcing Cumbria’s freshest seasonal produce and letting the flavours speak for themselves. All diets are catered for, and with a little bit of advanced warning, our team can be creative with your needs.

View Sample Dinner Menu Here

The goal at the Lakeside Hotel is to make the most important meal of the day – a highlight of your stay. Breakfast is served through to a leisurely 11 am midweek and 11.30 am at weekends.

Begin with a glass of freshly squeezed orange juice, graze from the cold buffet and then choose from a variety of exciting breakfast dishes. (The Cumberland sausage with hash brown & relish is a favourite with our guests)

View Sample Breakfast Menu

What better place to experience al fresco dining when the weather allows? If you love the view but would rather sit inside, the beautiful conservatory provides a safe haven whatever the weather. With stunning views across the lake and onto Gummer’s How and neighbouring hills, you won’t tire of people-watching.

Relax with a light lunch or afternoon tea.

Afternoon tea is one of the joys of life, and one that is made to be shared. The Lakeside Hotel is delighted to bring you the freshest, homemade scones, sandwiches and cakes – all served, of course, with a piping hot pot of your favourite blend. Make it a celebration and add a glass of fizz!

Enjoy your afternoon tea in either the conservatory or the tranquil garden terrace. 


tick Fitness Suite
tick Sauna
tick Steam Room
tick Relaxation Area
tick Beauty Treatments
tick Indoor Heated Swimming Pool
tick Jacuzzi
tick 17m Swimming Pool


A swim with a view…. Whether it’s at a gentle pace or requiring a little more energy the view from the pool really the spa at the Lakeside Hotel will take your breath away.

Unwind and catch that breath amongst the panoramic views and the warmth of the fire pit and heat domes. The unique position allows you to stroll from the Spa to the Lake.

The pool and relaxation area are visually stunning with etched glass panels of Lakeland landscapes creating an elegant poolside setting filled with natural light. Set beneath the roof garden, the 17m pool overlooks Lake Windermere and offers exclusivity to hotel residents.

Alongside the main swimming pool, a second area with a shallow beach-style effect is the perfect leisure area for families. If you want to sit and relax, there is the poolside jacuzzi, steam room, sauna or oval lounge offering views of the full pool area, lake and fells.

From the moment you enter the tranquillity of the spa, your senses are stimulated. Whether you allow yourself a little treat or indulge in something more, your Aveda treatment is as individual as you are, delivered by skilled therapists who are passionate about caring for you.

View Spa Treatments Brochure Here (please note this is a sample)


Location & Directions

Directions to the Lakeside Hotel & Spa in Newby Bridge

The Lakeside Hotel lies at the peaceful, southern end of Lake Windermere and getting to this Lake District hotel is quick, easy and very scenic. 

Only 15 minutes from junction 36 of the M6 motorway, follow the signs for Barrow and South Lakes, travelling on the A590 to Newby Bridge. Go straight on at the Newby Bridge roundabout and take the next turning right over Newby Bridge itself. Follow this road for 1 mile which will bring you to the Hotel on the shores of Lake Windermere.

Or simply follow the brown direction signs for ‘Windermere Cruises’ from the M6 they will lead you right to our front door!

Valet parking is complimentary at Lakeside Hotel for all our residents. On arrival simply pull in at reception and we will park your car for you just a short distance from the hotel.

Electric Car Charging Point
We are pleased to offer our guests the facility to charge an electric car on-site. Our 13A/15A sockets are located outside our Windermere Suite Conference centre. They will top up adequately albeit slowly.

With nearby stations supporting rail services from all over the United Kingdom, including the East and West Coast Main Lines, you can travel with ease to Lakeside Hotel by train from almost anywhere.

Arrive at Oxenholme the Lake District station on the mainline from London to Glasgow. Avanti West Coast travel time between London Euston and Oxenholme the Lake District is as little as 2 hours and 40 minutes.

Lakeside Hotel is 20 minutes from Oxenholme station with direct trains arriving from London Euston, Manchester Airport, Birmingham, Edinburgh, and Glasgow Central.

From Manchester Airport take the M56 to join the M6.
Take the M6 North to Junction 36. Travel from the airport to the hotel takes around 90 minutes.

The Airport train station is situated within the terminal buildings and offers direct trains to Oxenholme Station in as little as 90 minutes.

From Liverpool Airport take the M62 (West) to join the M6. Take the M6 North to Junction 36. Drive time is about 90 minutes.

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Children's Rates:
When adding children to a reservation the rate quoted is the total for adults only. Children's rates will be applied at the hotel direct. 

Pet Friendly:
Dogs are welcome at the Lakeside Hotel & Spa Hotel. A supplement of £25 applies and will be added to your bill at the hotel direct. One dog maximum is allowed and only in the Garden rooms. Please keep this in mind when settling your bill at the hotel. The hotel must be notified at the time of booking if bringing a dog.

Accessible Room:
There is only 1 accessible room available at this hotel and is on a request-only basis. The room type is a Lakeland View room therefore will carry an upgrade supplement. This room is a ground floor, accessible room with a small patio and en-suite wet room. 

Car Parking:

The hotel shares a car park with the aquarium, they offer valet parking or you can park yourself and reception will issue you a voucher to ensure parking is free. You are welcome to drive up to the hotel entrance to unload your luggage.

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Horse Riding
tick Cycling
tick Segways
tick Water Sports
tick Climbing
tick Canoeing

The English Lake District is one of the most beautiful corners of England, surrounded by breathtaking scenery, but it also offers a whole host of wonderful visitor attractions most of which are right on the doorstep of the Lakeside Hotel & Spa.

You don’t have to go far or be an expert fell walker to enjoy the fresh air and scenery. Explore the beautiful, ancient woodland of Great Knott Wood from right outside the hotel’s door. A short climb up Gummer’s How provides a spectacular view of Lakeside and beyond.

The Lakeside Hotel boasts beautifully landscaped grounds which are perfect for a stroll, allowing you to admire the picture-perfect view. The gardens have been created to be of all-year-round interest to guests, and are sure to surprise and delight residents whatever their own level of gardening knowledge.

Feeling active? Get a taste of the outdoors in the Lake District before returning to the luxury of Lakeside Hotel to relax and reflect on your day.

No visit to the Lakes is complete without some time on the water and Graythwaite Adventure offers an excellent choice of activities from paddleboarding to wake surfing, from RIB rides to kayaking. Located less than 10 minutes from Lakeside Hotel this is an experience you won’t want to miss.

Open Water Swimming
Open water swimming is a unique way to enjoy the Lakeland landscape, suitable for anyone aged 16+ who can comfortably swim 1,000 metres+ in the pool. Swimmers are advised to follow the Swim Safe code.

Private charter of a 32-foot yacht – depart from the hotel jetties under sail in your own skippered yacht and enjoy an exclusive sail on Lake Windermere

The Lake District has no shortage of water for a variety of fishing.  Esthwaite Trout Fishery Hawkshead offers year-round fishing

Mountain Biking
Explore the Lake District on two wheels at Grizedale Forest. With woodland trails suitable for all, bring your own bike or even hire one for the day.

Off-Road Driving
Take to the Hills – get straight behind the wheel of a specially prepared 4×4 vehicle for your own personal off-road driving experience in the Lake District. Drive rough and rocky off-road trails in breathtaking mountain surroundings with Kankku.

Tree Top Trek
A great high-wire adventure for the whole family at Brockhole, Windermere. Open all year round with 35 exciting treetop challenges to swing, climb, balance and fly your way through the ancient woodland canopy.

Based in nearby Grizedale Forest, Go-Ape is a network of rope bridges, trapezes and death slides that stretches for roughly a mile through the tree canopy…this impressively extensive cat’s cradle of ropes, netting and platforms, set high in the trees is an aerial assault course – one of the most fun things to do in the lakes.

Indoor and Outdoor Climbing
Kendal Wall offers high-quality instruction at all levels. All staff are enthusiastic local climbers with extensive knowledge and experience. Courses are run by nationally qualified instructors with small instructor-client ratios so you get maximum benefit and enjoyment.

Top attractions to visit while staying at the Lakeside Hotel & Spa in Newby Bridge 
Lakes Aquarium
Windermere Lake Cruises
Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway
Hawkshead Brewery
Great Knott Wood
Fell Foot Park and Gardens
Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Millerbeck Light Railway
The World of Beatrix Potter
The Lakeland Motor Museum
The Dock Museum in Barrow
Brockhole on Windermere
Holker Hall and Gardens
Sizergh Castle and Garden, near Kendal
The Muncaster Experience, Ravenglass

For more information on things to see and do in the area, visit our helpful destination guide here.

Does the hotel have its own car park and are there any charges?
The hotel shares a carpark with the aquarium, they offer valet parking or you can park yourself and they will give you a voucher to ensure parking is free. You are welcome to drive up to the hotel entrance to unload your car.
Is this hotel Pet Friendly?
Dogs are welcome at the Lakeside Hotel & Spa Hotel. A supplement of £25 applies and will be added to your bill at the hotel direct. One dog maximum is allowed and only in the Garden rooms. Hotel must be notified at time of booking if bringing a dog.
Does this hotel offer accessible rooms?
There is 1 Lakeland View Room that is suitable for those who need an accessible access room. This room is on the ground floor and has an ensuite wet room. This room can be requested subject to availability at the time of booking.
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