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Forest Side

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“tasting menu”(33 reviews)
“wine flight”(7 reviews)
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Free Wifi
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A fairytale gothic mansion, forest side is the fulfilment of a romantic dream. Set in the magical lake district landscape of wordworth's beloved grasmere, this beautiful house charmed visitors for over a century before falling into disrepair. But, like sleeping beauty, forest side has...
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Keswick Road, Grasmere LA22 9RN, England
44 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A most wonderful meal. Clever cuisine, expertly cooked, beautifully presented. A first class treat. The only fly in the ointment is the piped pop music, which is totally our of keeping in an establishment of this quality.

Thank Peter I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went hoping to have lunch during our week in the Lakes. Unfortunately we only found out on arriving that they didn't do lunch on Monday and Tuesday and had no vacancies for the rest of the week. It was possible to have a sandwich...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a truly excellent dinner here - each course and bonne bouche was presented beautifully and the ingredients explained clearly. The combination of flavours in every course was exquisite with balanced and complimentary parts. The sommelier (Vanessa) was knowledgeable and helpful.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay was the perfect dream! We were guests of friends and from the moment that we entered our world seemed magical! The place is beautiful! The staff is friendly and the food is to die for!!! We had the time of our lives!

Thank Kristinestravelpicks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival we were warmly welcomed in reception and escorted to our rooms. The facilities in the rooms were absolutely first class. The views from our bedroom windows were breathtaking. Situated on the edge of Grasmere, surrounded by mountain views and a panorama of beautiful...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$391 - US$665 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Grasmere
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$391 - US$665 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Grasmere
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Diane P
29 June 2018|
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Response from TSYChelmsfordUK | Reviewed this property |
No air conditioning in our room. I doubt they would have it anywhere.
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Kathie57
12 June 2018|
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Response from oldcrone90 | Reviewed this property |
I saw no evidence of badger feeding while I was there. They do however, put an optional charge of £1 on the bill for feeding red squirrels
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Ploppy1999
10 August 2017|
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Response from Greg S | Property representative |
Hi timdenton81 - Forest Side doesn't have a member of staff called Janet. I presume you are referring to a member of staff prior to Wildsmith Hotels buying and developing the hotel in late 2014. Regards Greg
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"A corner room with views from two aspects is superb."
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"All the rooms lovely. Vary in size of course. We really loved our room. Called Oak. Big room ,big ensuite..."
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"I imagine they’ll all be wonderful!"
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"There is a suite with a huge balcony if you book in advance and request it"
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