Victorian House

North West England Cumbria Grasmere

  • From £105 a night
  • 20 Guest Rooms
  • Boutique B&B

A stylish and characterful B&B in gorgeous Grasmere, one of the Lake District's most charming and historic villages

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As one of the most popular spots in the Lake District, the charming village of Grasmere sees a lot of comings and goings during the day, with visitors hot on the Wordsworth trail or heading out onto the fells. But there's something magical about staying the night, as the sun sets on the hills and lake, and even better if it's somewhere with the style and character of the Victorian House. It's been a guest house since it opened in 1872 and retains its original quirks and proportions, but it has also been updated with real flair and style, designer furnishings, and a highly personal touch.

The rooms are right on the button – stylish and comfortable, with locally sourced hot drinks and coffee machines on request. They're beautifully turned out, with lots of natural light and garden views. 'Stargazer' rooms at the top of the house look straight out through large feature glass windows onto the fells, with telescopes provided. Some rooms are spacious enough to accommodate extra beds or travel cots for families, or you could book interconnecting rooms for a real family-friendly stay. 'Cosy' rooms do have a double bed but are more suited for solo guests, and there are dog-friendly rooms with hard flooring throughout. Other options include a two-room suite in an adjacent cottage – the feel and style are the same as the main house – and even a gorgeous, light-flooded, riverside shepherd's hut with full mod-cons: underfloor heating, roll-top bath and a private fire pit.

Meanwhile, Grasmere itself is a beauty, with its historic churchyard and Wordsworth graves, old-time gingerbread shop, and a short stroll to the famous Wordsworth houses of Dove Cottage and Allan Bank. There are walks right from the doorstep to some of the Lake District's most alluring beauty spots, or jump on an open-top bus down to Ambleside and Windermere for boat cruises and more. And when the sun goes down, and the crowds go home, you have the quiet lanes and lakeside strolls to yourself, not forgetting the sanctity of the Victorian House and its genteel comforts and home-from-home feel.

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Open

Open all year, except from December 22nd, 2024 following check-out, reopening on December 27th for check-in at 15:00.

Pricing

Double rooms from around £105 a night, including breakfast.

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Location

Contact Website  01539 435 217  Victorian House, Victorian House, Broadgate, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9TA

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Features

  • Coffee/Tea Facilities
  • Family Rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Wifi

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  • Activities
  • Car-free Option
  • Cycling
  • Dog-Friendly
  • Eco Retreat
  • Family Friendly
  • Hills & Mountains
  • Historic
  • In the Sticks
  • Sensational Views
  • Walking

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Rated ★★★★★ over 3 reviews

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Positively perfect

Victorian House is the perfect home base for a stay in Grasmere, it is nestled on a quiet corner steps from the main shops and restaurants of the town, with the most spectacular view. Beautifully designed and kept, each room has an air of luxury in the most cozy comfortable way. Beyond the location and design the staff are amoung the most caring and hospitable I have ever experienced, taking genuine care in each aspect of the experience. Also an excellent breakfast! We can’t wait to return to this special place.
Apr 29, 2024 by Mallory
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Superb

Great location with ample parking .Staff very friendly and lovely breakfasts. Old House with lots of character. Will definitely use again.
Mar 13, 2024 by Carolyn
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Superb

Excellent facilities, the host and staff was very professional, kind and helpful.
Feb 20, 2024 by Michael

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