#LOVE&LAUGHTER

THE CUNLIFFE FAMILY (LEFT TO RIGHT): JOHN, ZOË, XIÁ, CHRISTINE, BARNEY, BEN

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FINDING GILPIN HOTEL

 

SATNAVS: search for ‘GILPIN HOTEL & LAKE HOUSE’

Do not search with our postcode as it will send you elsewhere!
Gilpin Hotel situated in between
Wild Boar (LA23 3NF) and Windermere Golf Course (LA23 3NB).

DIRECTIONS TO GILPIN HOTEL

From the M6 Motorway

Leave the M6 at junction 36.

Turn left onto the dual carriageway (A590/A591)

Follow the signs to South Lakes for 8.4 miles

At the large roundabout just north of Kendal, take the first exit on to the B5284 (signposted Hawkshead via Ferry and Crook, with the Gateway Inn on your right).

Follow the B5284 for 5 miles.

Gilpin is 5 miles along this road on the right hand side half a mile after the Wild Boar Hotel.

Once in the grounds, please turn left towards ‘Arrivals’, where our concierge team will greet you. Please leave your luggage in the car and we will unload for you.

GILPIN HOTEL HELIPAD COORDINATES 54.355291 -2.881571

Please call reception on 015394 88818 (option 1) to give an estimated time of arrival, if possible at least 24 hours in advance.
 

FINDING GILPIN LAKE HOUSE

 

SATNAVS: search for ‘KNIPE TARN, LA8 8LN’

DIRECTIONS TO GILPIN LAKE HOUSE

From the M6 Motorway

Leave the M6 at junction 36.

Turn left onto the dual carriageway (A590/A591)

Follow the signs to South Lakes for 8.4 miles

At the large roundabout just north of Kendal, take the first exit on to the B5284 (signposted Hawkshead via Ferry and Crook, with the Gateway Inn on your right).

Follow the B5284 for 4 miles. Just after a small sign for ‘Gilpin Farm Hollythwaite’ turn left down the lane.

After 400 yards follow the lane around a sharp bend to the left, and continue through Michelland Farm and up the hill for 0.8 miles.

On your left you will see a set of black iron gates signed “Gilpin Lake House”. Follow the drive to the end where we will greet you and unload your luggage.

N.B. there is a turning to the left about 350 yards before the entrance to the Lake House, please go past this, do not turn into it!

GILPIN LAKE HOUSE HELIPAD COORDINATES 54.341505 -2.880102
Elevation – 489 feet

Landing at the Lake House is for guests staying at the Lake House and by prior arrangement only.
 

TRAVELLING TO US BY AIR & TRAIN

BY TRAIN

Gilpin is located in between Windermere and Oxenholme (Kendal) railway stations, so either station is handy to get to by taxi.

OXENHOLME (Kendal) is a national station on the main line between London Euston and Glasgow/Edinburgh. There are regular trains to and from London (approx 2 hours 40 mins) and  Edinburgh and Glasgow (approx 2 hours).

WINDERMERE is a local station with some trains going direct to and from Manchester Airport (approx 2 hours).

BY AIR

Manchester Airport   [88 miles]
Liverpool Airport   [93 miles]
Glasgow Airport   [160 miles]
Edinburgh Airport   [143 miles]
Birmingham Airport   [165 miles]
London Gatwick Airport   [301 miles]
London Heathrow Airport   [268 miles]
London Stanstead Airport   [276 miles]

A FAMILY BUSINESS

Admittedly the photo at the top is a tad old (this is Zoë writing this, and our daughter Xiá is now 9 years old and nearly as tall as me) but we haven’t got a more up to date one of us together! I will endeavour to get one and will update this soon. Although personally I don’t mind having an old photo up there, I can pretend I’m still only 40 :o)

So, a little bit about us… Gilpin is a friendly, family-run hotel with a long-standing team. When guests return they know the family and team, and we know them – everyone who walks through the door is made to feel welcome, valued and ‘at home’. Of course we strive to have the best interiors, cuisine, service, innovative rooms etc., but at the end of the day the thing that rules supreme is the people. Our team are an amazing bunch, and we value every one of them, with all of their foibles and fabulousness. We couldn’t do any of it without them.

And we couldn’t do it without you – our guests – who visit us for many reasons, often milestones such as birthdays, mini moons, honeymoons, anniversaries, celebrations, rest and recovery, spending time with dear friends, love, or simply to chill out. We are privileged to share so many special moments with you, and are very proud to set the scene as beautifully as we can, so that you can truly enjoy the time together without worry, and create priceless memories.

As with many things at Gilpin, the #love&laughter strapline came from comments from guests, a variety of whom said to us (independently of each other), that when they think of Gilpin they think of love and laughter – theirs, and ours, To us that is a huge compliment, and so we adopted it as a kind of a motto.

We hope to see welcome you to Gilpin soon,
All the family and team.

#LOVE&LAUGHTER

WELCOME…

+44 (0)15394 88818
hotel@thegilpin.co.uk
Gilpin Hotel & Lake House,
Crook Road, Windermere,
The English Lake District, LA23 3NE

Lots of luxury, zero pretentiousness.

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