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North Lakes Hotel & Spa, Penrith

Ullswater Road, Penrith, CA11 8QT, UK
North Lakes Hotel & Spa, Penrith North Lakes Hotel & Spa, Penrith 01768 868111 Ullswater Road Penrith
94 out of 100% 11 votes


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

Nestled on the edge of the Lake District National Park, the North Lakes Hotel and Spa offers a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation. Discover the beauty of the surrounding area or unwind in the hotel’s award-winning spa. Indulge in culinary delights at the AA Rosette FYR Grill restaurant or simply sit back and relax in your welcoming bedroom.

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

Number of Bedrooms: 84

Parking Spaces: 150

Steps into Hotel: 1

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The North Lakes Hotel & Spa in Penrith is a wonderful choice for those looking to explore the beautiful Lake District National Park in England. Located on the outskirts of the park, the hotel provides a peaceful and serene environment away from the busier towns and villages, allowing guests to truly unwind and relax. Whether you're interested in exploring the stunning lakes, hiking through picturesque trails, or visiting charming villages, you'll find it all within a short drive from the North Lakes Hotel.

Each of the 84 bedrooms at the North Lakes Hotel & Spa provides you with the perfect environment to rest and recover from a day spent in the Lakes. With comfy beds, stunning bathrooms and homely touches you are sure to never want to leave. Choose from delightful doubles, splendid suites, family rooms with bunk beds and fancy four-poster suites. Every room comes with teas and coffees for a proper cuppa and biscuits to make you feel at home. The North Lakes Hotel has several dog-friendly rooms which can be requested. Your four-legged friends can enjoy an in-room pack including a dog bed, bowl and dog biscuit.

Watch the dancing flames as your meal is being cooked on the open fire grill at the hotel’s AA rosette awarded FYR Grill restaurant. The menu is all about great quality ingredients, cooked simply to allow the flavours and textures to be the heroes of the dish. The restaurant at the North Lakes Hotel & Spa boasts an open plan feel with a high wooden beam and large windows. There is also an outdoor terrace and fire pit perfect for all year round.

Experience moments of tranquillity and vitality at North Lakes Spa. Enjoy a proper-sized pool that’s not just for splashing around in, swim some lengths or float around and forget the day to day stresses. Rejuvenate in the sauna, steam room, and spa pool. Stay fit in the fully equipped gym or leave your worries at the door as you enter the spa treatment rooms and indulge in a treatment or two.

The North Lakes 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 Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Cots Supplied
tick Family Room for 3
tick Family Room for 4
tick Bathrobes

At the North Lakes Hotel & Spa, there are a variety of accommodations options to suit every guest's needs. Whether you're a couple seeking a delightful double room, a luxury traveller looking for a splendid suite, a family in need of rooms with bunk beds, or someone desiring the elegance of a four-poster suite, the North Lakes Hotel & Spa has options to cater to your preferences.

Regardless of the room type you choose, feel at home during your stay with teas and coffees provided, allowing you to enjoy a proper cuppa whenever you desire. Additionally, you’ll be provided with biscuits as a comforting treat, further enhancing the welcoming atmosphere.

Enjoy your very own pillow menu with choices from firm to soft and all things in the middle to ensure you get a great night’s sleep.

Family rooms for up to 2 adults and 2 children are available at the North Lakes Hotel & Spa. Some family rooms feature bunk beds which are suitable for children aged 12 and under, others have the flexibility of adding two fold-away beds for two children up to 14 years old. There is also plenty of room in any of the family rooms for parents to find a peaceful space.

Who doesn’t appreciate a little extra luxury in their lives?
Mattresses so comfy you won’t want to get up. Bathrobes so fluffy you won’t want to get dressed and a space so delightful you won’t want to leave.

Be spoilt with a White Company gift set – all yours to take home. Tuck into fresh fruit and enjoy the stocked mini-bar with our compliments.

For a unique peek inside life on the other side. 
So much space with large, plush sofas to lounge around on in a separate sitting room. 

Dog Friendly
North Lakes Hotel & Spa has 7 dog-friendly rooms in the hotel. Unfortunately, these can't be booked online so please call reservations on 01357 529 129 for more information or to book. Please note dogs are not permitted into the restaurant, they are very welcome in the bar and lobby area as well as the outdoor dining area and meadow.

Bar & Restaurant

tick Outdoor Dining Terrace

Experience the captivating sight of your burger grilling over dancing flames in the open kitchen area at the FYR Grill located within the North Lakes Hotel & Spa. The menu focuses on the use of high-quality ingredients, cooked in a simple manner that allows the flavours and textures to shine and take centre stage in each dish.

The restaurant itself exudes a warm and inviting atmosphere, with high wooden beams and large windows creating an open plan feel. At the heart of the space, you'll find a magnificent fireplace, radiating warmth and providing a cozy ambiance that encourages you to linger and enjoy your meal. The dancing flames add an element of mesmerizing charm to the surroundings.

If you prefer to dine outdoors, there is also an outdoor terrace equipped with a fire pit. This allows you to enjoy the unique experience of al fresco dining while staying warm and comfortable throughout the year. It's the perfect spot to savour delicious food while embracing the natural beauty of the surroundings.

Whether you choose to dine inside, captivated by the open kitchen and the ambiance of the fireplace, or opt for the outdoor terrace with its fire pit, the restaurant provides a delightful setting for enjoying your meal.

• Breakfast
Monday - Friday: 7.00am - 10.00amSaturday & Sunday: 7am - 10:30am
• Dinner
Monday - Saturday: From 5.30pmSunday: From 12.30pm
• Afternoon Tea
Every Day: 12pm - 4pm

Sample Breakfast Menu
Sample Lounge Menu
Sample Main Menu
Sample Childrens Menu
Sample Drinks Menu
Sample Appetisers Menu 


tick Fitness Suite
tick Sauna
tick Steam Room
tick Beauty Treatments
tick Indoor Heated Swimming Pool

The Spa at the North Lakes Hotel offers a range of facilities to unwind and indulge in some "me” time. Whether you prefer the dry heat of the sauna, the gentle massage of the whirlpool, or the calming effects of the steam room, you can find the perfect way to relax and let go of your daily stresses.

In addition to the spa at the North Lakes Hotel guests also can take advantage of the fully equipped gym that features the latest Technogym equipment. Whether you're looking to build strength, improve cardiovascular fitness, or enhance your overall well-being, the gym has everything you need to support your journey.

To add some variety to your fitness routine, the North Lakes Hotel offers a range of fitness classes that you can participate in. These classes provide an opportunity to try different exercises and training methods, keeping your workouts interesting and engaging.

And of course, you can always enjoy a refreshing swim in the swimming pool, which is a great way to cool down and engage in a low-impact cardiovascular activity.

Location & Directions

Directions to the North Lakes Hotel & Spa in Penrith

By Car from Penrith

  • Start by heading southeast on the A66 road from Penrith.
  • Continue on the A66 for approximately 7 miles.
  • Take the exit toward Penrith (A592) and turn left onto Ullswater Road (A592).
  • Follow the A592 for about 2 miles until you reach a roundabout.
  • At the roundabout, take the second exit to stay on the A592.
  • Continue on the A592 for approximately 8 miles, passing through Pooley Bridge and Watermillock.
  • After passing Watermillock, you will reach a T-junction with the A66. Turn right onto the A66.
  • Stay on the A66 for about 5 miles, passing through Troutbeck and Greystoke.
  • As you approach the town of Penruddock, you will see signs for the North Lakes Hotel & Spa. Follow the signs and take the necessary turns to reach the hotel.
  • The North Lakes Hotel & Spa will be on your left-hand side.

Please note that road conditions and traffic may affect travel times, so it's always a good idea to check for any updates or alternative routes before your journey.

By Rail
Penrith rail station: 1/2 mile

By Air
Carlisle Lake District Airport: 26 miles
Newcastle Airport: 70 miles
Manchester International Airport: 106 miles
Glasgow International Airport: 121 miles

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Pet Friendly
There are 7 dog-friendly rooms in the hotel. Unfortunately these can't be booked online so please call reservations on 01357 529 129 for more information or to book. Please note we do not permit dogs into our restaurant, they are very welcome in our bar and lobby area as well as our outdoor dining area and meadow.

Please note that all overnight guests will need to pre-book for breakfast and dinner spaces.

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Shopping

During your stay at the North Lakes Hotel & Spa, you'll find a variety of activities and attractions in the Lake District and surrounding area that are suitable for the whole family.

Here are some of the top things to see and to in the Lake District area:

Penrith Castle: Explore the ruins of Penrith Castle, a medieval fortress located in Penrith town. This historic landmark offers a glimpse into the region's rich history and provides a picturesque setting for a leisurely walk.

Ullswater Steamers: Embark on a scenic boat trip on Ullswater Lake with Ullswater Steamers. Enjoy stunning views of the surrounding mountains and landscapes while cruising on one of the traditional steamers or modern vessels.

Lowther Castle: Visit the enchanting Lowther Castle, a grand historic house with extensive gardens and parkland. Take a guided tour of the castle, wander through the beautiful gardens, or enjoy family-friendly activities and events held on the estate.

Rheged Centre: Explore the Rheged Centre, an award-winning visitor attraction located near Penrith. This cultural hub features an IMAX cinema, art exhibitions, shops, cafes, and a variety of family-friendly activities, including workshops and interactive displays.

Aira Force: Discover the natural beauty of Aira Force, a stunning waterfall situated in the Ullswater Valley. Take a leisurely walk along the woodland trails and enjoy the picturesque scenery, including the cascading waterfall and charming bridges.

Brougham Castle: Step back in time at Brougham Castle, a well-preserved medieval castle near Penrith. Explore the ruins, admire the architecture, and learn about the castle's fascinating history through informative displays.

Ullswater Way: Embark on a scenic hike or leisurely stroll along the Ullswater Way, a 20-mile walking route that encircles Ullswater Lake. Enjoy breathtaking views, charming villages, and peaceful lakeside paths as you explore the surrounding countryside.

The World OF Beatrix Potter: The World of Beatrix Potter is a delightful attraction in the Lake District that brings to life the beloved characters and stories created by the renowned children's author and illustrator, Beatrix Potter

These are just a few of the many attractions and activities available in the Lake District. Whether you're interested in history, nature, or simply enjoying the stunning landscapes, there's something for everyone to enjoy during your stay in this beautiful region.


Is there set children's swim times?
Children are permitted in the swimming pool Monday – Thursday between 8.00–11.00am and 3.00–6.00pm, and on a Friday between 8.00–11.00am and 3.00– 7.30pm. Children are welcome in the pool at any time on weekends and bank holidays.
Do You Have Electric Vehicle Chargers?
Yes, we have a number of E. On electric vehicle chargers in our car park. To operate the Electric Charging point please download the E. On Charge App and follow the instructions. Alternatively use the Pay as you Go shown on the charge point. For the courtesy of other guests please remove your car from the bay once fully charged.
Is The Hotel Dog Friendly?
We have 7 dog-friendly rooms and provide a cosy bed for your four-legged friend to sleep on. Whilst we do not permit dogs into our restaurant they are very welcome in our bar & lobby area as well as our outdoor dining area and meadow. To book a dog-friendly room please call us on 01357 529 129
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