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At the core of Gilpin, a luxury Lake District hotel, is a very committed family and team, devoted to creating lasting memories for our guests, who return time and again for romance, celebrations, and escapes. For us, hospitality starts with a warm welcome and ends with a friendly goodbye. In between, you’ll enjoy exceptional service, beautiful décor, and amazing culinary experiences.

One of our favourite things that our guests say is that when they think of Gilpin, they think of love and laughter—ours, and theirs, which is a really lovely compliment.

We love Gilpin, and very much hope that you will too.


At Gilpin Hotel & Lake House, we proudly offer two distinct luxury establishments situated on separate estates, yet operated seamlessly as one cohesive team. Whether you opt for the laid-back ambiance of Gilpin Hotel or the distinct combination of hotel and country house at Gilpin Lake House, your experience with us is designed to be effortlessly harmonious. 

Gilpin Hotel & Lake House are part of the prestigious Pride of Britain Hotels (POB) and Relais & Châteaux collections.

Set in 21 acres, Gilpin Hotel offers a wealth of amenities. The hotel boasts 30 bedrooms, our onsite Spa Space, two restaurants—the Michelin Starred SOURCE at Gilpin Hotel (formerly HRiSHi) and the casual pan-Asian Gilpin Spice—along with a Champagne Bar, lounge, terraces, and a spa treatment area. Notably, our resident llamas and alpacas add a unique charm to the surroundings. Additionally, twenty-two rooms feature their own hot tubs, with some also offering a private ensuite spa.

Please note that these amenities are exclusive to Gilpin Hotel, not Gilpin Lake House. Therefore, if you’re looking to enjoy your own hot tub, the hotel is the perfect choice for you!

Just a mile away from Gilpin Hotel, you will find Gilpin Lake House, a sanctuary set on 100 acres of private grounds with its own private lake. With just 6 bedrooms sharing the boat house, spa treatment room, hot tubs, saunas, and swimming pool, this is a stunning private, incredibly tranquil paradise. Guests staying at Gilpin Lake House can enjoy transport provided to and from Gilpin Hotel if they are dining there. Furthermore, Gilpin Lake House serves as a perfect wedding venue and is available for exclusive bookings.

Please note that the Lake House spa facilities are exclusively available to guests staying at the Lake House


At Gilpin Hotel & Lake House, a luxury Lake District hotel, our commitment to exceptional hospitality shines through our meticulously crafted bedrooms. Choose between the relaxed refinement of Gilpin Hotel or the intimate charm of Gilpin Lake House. Each bedroom is a haven of comfort and style. Whether you select the timeless elegance of the hotel or the rustic chic of the Lake House, every room offers a tranquil retreat. With detailed attention and personalized touches, your stay ensures a seamless blend of luxury and relaxation. Unwind in ultimate comfort amidst the beautiful Lake District scenery.

At Gilpin Hotel, all 30 bedrooms have lovely Lakeland views, with most leading directly onto the gardens. Additionally, all 6 Junior Suites and 6 Garden Suites feature decked or slate patios with their own outdoor hot tubs. Furthermore, the 5 Spa Lodges boast ensuite spas with rainmaker showers and steam rooms inside, as well as hydrotherapy hot tubs and saunas outside. Moreover, the 5 larger Spa Suites offer luxurious amenities such as a bedroom ‘floating’ over the pond with mountain views, a spacious living area with lounge, dining table & bar, a huge circular stone bath, and a double shower. Each suite also includes a fabulous spa room with sauna, steam room, infrared lounge bed, a state-of-the-art automated massage chair, and of course, a huge hot tub outside.

Gilpin Lake House, situated a mile away on a separate estate, exudes the charm of a country retreat while offering all the amenities of a boutique hotel. Whether you’re unwinding by the fireside in the lounge, soaking in one of our hot tubs with a glass of Champagne, or taking a dip in the pool, the breathtaking views inspire a deep sense of peace and tranquillity. Furthermore, Gilpin Lake House serves as a perfect wedding venue and is available for exclusive bookings.


Gilpin Hotel & Lake House delights every palate. For a luxurious fine-dining experience with fresh, seasonal produce, visit their Michelin-starred restaurant, highlighting the best of the Lake District. If you prefer a casual meal, savour the vibrant Pan-Asian flavours at their other restaurant, inspired by the spice trail from the Philippines to China. Finally, indulge in a quintessentially British treat with a luxurious afternoon tea in the picturesque setting of Gilpin Lake House. Luxury Lake District hotel dining at its finest.

At Michelin-Starred SOURCE at Gilpin Hotel, Ollie Bridgwater (formerly of Fat Duck) and his team use exceptional, seasonal ingredients. Their menus emphasise local produce, sustainability, and meticulous detail.

Conversely, the relaxed two AA Rosette Gilpin Spice offers pan-Asian dishes inspired by the spice trail, featuring cuisines from the Philippines to China, all prepared in an open kitchen.

Enjoy a luxurious afternoon at Gilpin Lake House with ‘Posh Scran’ Afternoon Tea. The cosy dining room is perfect for indulging in this British tradition while admiring the lush, tranquil gardens.


Indulge in spa trails or unique spa experiences at Gilpin Hotel, available to all guests and non-residents. Choose from locally crafted Pure Lakes products or the luxurious ESPA range for a personalised pampering session. Our spa treatments offer a rejuvenating escape, ensuring every visitor finds their perfect relaxation.

Discover ultimate relaxation at the Spa Space at Gilpin Hotel, a sanctuary crafted with Sarah Jane Nielson and her team. The apothecary-inspired reception greets you with natural oil scents and warm woods, setting the stage for a unique sensory journey. Our spa treatments are housed in textured, naturally scented rooms that transition from bright meadows to cool woodlands, offering unmatched tranquillity.


Guests visit us for various reasons, from milestones like birthdays, honeymoons, babymoons, and anniversaries to celebrations, relaxation, and romance. We create beautiful settings for you to enjoy time together and make priceless memories. Additionally, our special winter packages offer exceptional luxury deals in our stunning luxury Lake District hotel.

Immerse in luxurious romance in the idyllic Lake District. Celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, honeymoons, or propose amidst stunning scenery.

Our winter packages provide an unforgettable escape. Gilpin Hotel offers 30 charming country-chic rooms with varying levels of indulgence, including suites with hot tubs, spa lodges with steam rooms and saunas, and expansive spa suites with in-room saunas, massage chairs, and private hot tubs.

For ultimate privacy, unwind at the 100-acre Gilpin Lake House estate. This tranquil haven features a spa, lake, boathouse, hot tubs, and a pool, all exclusive to guests. With only six rooms, it offers a fully-staffed private retreat. Enjoy breakfast in-room or in the conservatory, and savour lunches, afternoon teas, and dinners at our award-winning restaurants


Relaxed and unhurried, there are no weddings, conferences, or children under seven to disturb the peace. Instead, just warm smiles, fresh flowers, and friendly, unpretentious service await you. Additionally, the interiors are stylish, warm, and comfortable; each individually designed bedroom features crisp white linen, luxurious bathrooms, and gorgeous fabrics, art, and upholstery.

The spirit of Gilpin is motivated by love and laughter – our guests’, and ours.


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