Itineraries & Tours

Yubi Exhibition at Gilpin Spice

GENTLE BEAUTY AT GILPIN SPICE Currently showing above Gilpin Spice – January and February 2017 Hocking Photographic has created a collection of photographs called YŪBI ( 優美 ) which is based on the Japanese philosophy of ZEN HAIKU. YŪBI consists of two Japanese characters: 優 (yū) that means “gentle” and 美 (bi) that means “beautiful”. […]

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What’s on in the Lake District

What’s on in the Lake District

With more than 3,100 kilometres of rights of way, you can walk, cycle and ride around our countryside to your heart’s content. You can also experience the Lake District from the water, either sailing, rowing or gentling cruising down one of England’s most scenic lakes or waters. There are so many exceptional events in the […]

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Day Trip Itineraries

Day Trip Itineraries

Here for 1 night only? If your visit to Gilpin Hotel and Lake House is a short and sweet one we have put together an itinerary which covers a bit of everything to make the most of your visit. From the hotel take a short drive down to Blackwell which is a superb Arts and […]

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Lake District Cruises

Lake District Cruises

Windermere Lake Cruises Just a ten minute drive from Gilpin Hotel and Lake House is the most popular attraction in Cumbria! Jump on board a Windermere lake cruise to experience Englands largest lake, you can choose between a 45 minute to a 3 hour cruise – or if the sun is shining you can spend all day […]

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Local Walks from Gilpin – Walk 1

Local Walks from Gilpin – Walk 1

A very easy walk that offers spectacular scenery in every direction as you meander through the beautiful rural countryside behind the hotel. 3 Miles (4.8kms): Allow 2 Hours        

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Local Walks from Gilpin – Walk 2

Local Walks from Gilpin – Walk 2

A walk for all seasons! Follow broad tracks and well-defined footpaths that take you through the timeless and unspoilt beauty of Winster Valley. 7 Miles allow 5 hours.

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Top 5 Circular Walking Routes

Top 5 Circular Walking Routes

Loughrigg Tarn You could walk for days on Loughrigg fell and never use the same footpath twice! Parking at Rydal you can walk over Loughrigg terrace around Loughrigg tarn and then back over the side of the fell, signposted Ambleside. Once down you can walk for a couple of miles on a tarmac road walking […]

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Need a chauffeur? Look no further…

Need a chauffeur? Look no further…

Meet the Gilpin Hotel & Lake House’s very own chauffeur Andrew Brown and his team. The Gilpin chauffeurs are based here at the hotel and are always available to either pre-book or book during your stay with us. Our chauffeurs are all formally trained and wear full uniform whilst transporting you in one of our […]

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Clay Pigeon Shooting

Clay Pigeon Shooting

Fancy shooting flying objects with a scenic background? If the answer is yes then clay pigeon shooting is the activity for you! Holmescales activity centre located just outside Kendal is the perfect location to give clay pigeon shooting and a range of other activities a try. Each shooter will have a 1 on 1 tuition […]

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