The Wordsworth Hotel & Spa

Grasmere’s Wordsworth Hotel and Spa is a legendary 4 star hotel in the heart of The Lake District.

We have carefully refurbished this historic hotel retaining its great ambience, character and charm whilst ensuring it has that a stylish and luxurious edge that modern travellers expect.

Family owned and operated with special attention to detail, we always aim to exceed your expectations and many of our guests return time after time.

Beautifully set in two acres of riverside gardens, we have amazing views of the mountains and Grasmere Vale providing the perfect spot to relax, explore, indulge or pamper.

We are located next to The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop and St Oswalds Church with shops, Dove Cottage and other delightful attractions all in close walking distance.


The Wordsworth BedroomsRooms

Our luxury Lake District accommodation consists of 34 bedrooms, 2 Junior Suites and 2 luxury Suites, which reflect the country house feel of the Hotel.

All rooms have luxurious Egyptian cotton linen, flat screen TV’s, direct-dial telephones, WI-FI internet access and complimentary tea & coffee facilities. There are many personal touches to enhance your stay, for example our own specially-bottled mineral water.  All our rooms also have well-equipped bathrooms, bathrobes and luxury toiletries. Room service is available on request. We have a lift available to all floors.

The different standard of rooms available range from:

  • Court Yard Standard: these well equipped rooms have all the facilities but are generally not as spacious and do not have views
  • Classic Standard: Good sized with all the facilities and mostly on the side of the hotel with distant views
  • Village View: Character rooms, with lovely furnishings, new Villeroy and Bosch or feature bathrooms enjoying an outlook onto Grasmere Village
  • Mountain & Garden View: stylish rooms the best views with luxurious new Villeroy and Bosch bathrooms, slippers and quality toiletries
  • Tennyson and Scott Junior Suites: very spacious rooms with style, sofas and king size beds, IPod docks, cool bathrooms, slippers and quality toiletries
  • DeQuincy and Ruskin Suites: spacious, very comfortable with a separate lounge, 2 large lcd tv’s, king size beds, IPod docks, new sleek bathrooms, slippers, quality toiletries and stunning views

Three rooms are on the ground floor for guests with poor mobility. We also have rooms with walk-in showers for those with mobility issues or if that is your preference. Honeymooners or old romantics celebrating special occasions have a choice of four-poster rooms or our suites. For families we have adjoining rooms with twin or single beds. We have two single rooms, doubles may be let subject to availability at a supplement. There is a lift to both upper floors. Dogs are allowed to stay in our ground floor bedrooms but not allowed in the public rooms other than the Garden Room and the Dove Bar.


Whatever the occasion, if you are looking for a great restaurant in Grasmere then come to the Wordsworth Hotel – we are open to non-residents as well as those who are staying with us.

With a choice of fine dining in our AA Rosette Restaurant (the most stylish of Grasmere restaurants), casual dining by the log fire in the Dove Bistro, a cream tea in the luxurious lounges, a snack in the bar or a special event in our private dining room we can provide you with great food in a relaxed and stylish setting.

The Wordsworth SIGNATURE RESTAURANT serves award winning food and has a great wine list which includes more than 130 wines to suit every pocket and pallet.

The Wordsworth SpaSpa

If you are looking for a Lake District spa break our indoor heated swimming pool, our new sauna and whirlpool are the perfect way to relax after taking in all that the area has to offer. We have just refurbished the changing rooms  giving them a completely fresh and modern look with brand new showers plus our new mixed sauna is now open and available all day from 8am-8pm. It can be booked in advance for private use (at an additional cost).


We have completely refurbished and extended our gym, installing air conditioning, plasma tv, mirrors and most importantly brand new fitness equipment.


The brand new Lime Health and Beauty Spa is now open at The Wordsworth offering  everything from manicures, massages, tanning to facials.

Lisa Jayne has worked at Ragdale Hall and has 15 years experience in bridal and special effect makeup she knows how important it is to look and feel like a princess on your wedding day.

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If you would like to have your hair styled, cut or coloured whilst staying with us, please let us know when booking and senior stylist Katie Dale will come to your room and pamper you ahead of a night in our restaurant or special occasion!

The Wordsworth Hotel & Spa
Stock Lane
LA22 9SW

Tel: 01539 435 592

Bedrooms: 38


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