From Our Editors
The Lodge in the Vale is a contemporary retreat nestled in the heart of the Lake District. Surrounded by some of the highest peaks in England, a variety of nearby walking routes guide visitors around the remarkable landscape of the area. The town of Keswick is only a short drive away with its cafes, shops and galleries, while lakes Thirlmere and Ullswater also lie in close proximity. The nearby King’s Head Hotel is under the same ownership, and offers all-day meals from its gastro bar and dining restaurant, the St. Johns. The hotel’s light and spacious interiors offer panoramic views of the rolling countryside, with the two-storey glass atrium housing the reception and acting as the heart of this modern space. All bedrooms feature internet access and flat-screen satellite television, as well as en suite bathrooms stocked with complimentary toiletries. An coffee shop, open 10am-9pm serves continental breakfasts in the mornings and snacks throughout the day, while evening entertainment can also be sought here with the fully licensed bar serving a wide variety of beers, wines and spirits.