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About this property

Set in an elevated position and overlooking Windermere, England’s longest and most beautiful lake, you will find Merewood Country House Hotel, a superb dog-friendly destination in the Lake District, Cumbria. Dating back to 1812, the hotel has retained much of its historical charm with many of the original features lovingly restored, including the panelled hall and reception. As soon as you step through the front door of this beautiful country house, you’ll discover an oasis of comfort, warmth and relaxation. Surrounded by gorgeous grounds and woodlands, your pooch will be in their element! With two restaurants to choose from, foodie lovers will be spoilt for choice. From light-bites to hearty meals, to a sumptuous afternoon tea to award-winning fine dining, the Chef’s aim is to leave you with a gourmet experience to remember. Furry friends are welcome to join you in one of the relaxed lounges, and there is an abundance of pet-friendly pubs nearby if you fancy venturing out for food. The stunning bedrooms have been designed with no-one else but you in mind. Of course, you can expect all of those luxury extras, from deep baths to aromatic toiletries and fluffy towels to ensure you leave feeling truly pampered. Your four-legged friend will love exploring the acres of grounds and private gardens that surround the hotel. Take a dog-friendly cruise along Windermere, England’s longest lake, provided by Windermere Lake Cruises and enjoy the fabulous views. The hotel also provides maps for Wansfell and Troutbeck walks for further exploring with your trusty hound. 

Dine with Your Dog

With two restaurants to choose from, foodie lovers will be spoilt for choice. The Arboreal offers fabulous fine dining where Head Chef Carl Semple’s mouth-watering seven-course tasting menu comes highly recommended. The Grill serves a varied selection of light snacks and hot and cold meals to suit all tastes. Furry friends are welcome to join you in one of the relaxed lounges, and there is an abundance of pet-friendly pubs nearby if you fancy venturing out for food.

Bow wow factor

Your trusty hound will love exploring the glorious grounds and woodlands on the doorstep - the ultimate doggy playground!

Need to know

Car Parking
Car Parking
Cot Available
Cot Available
Dine With Pet
Dine With Pet
Family Rooms
Family Rooms
Garden Or Patio
Garden Or Patio
Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Facilities
Restaurant
Restaurant
WiFi
WiFi

Bedrooms & Suites

Individually styled, the stunning bedrooms have been designed with no-one else but you in mind. Of course, you can expect all of those luxury extras, from deep baths to aromatic toiletries and fluffy towels to ensure you leave feeling truly pampered. Choose from Standard, Lake View, Family Double or if it’s a little-added luxury you’re looking for, the Ultimate Lake View rooms are perfect for a romantic getaway in the Lakes!

Classic

Located on the first and second floors, facing the woods to the side and behind the house, this room is perfect for two!
Accommodates

2 adults   2 pets  

Family

Located on the first and second floor, facing the woods to the side and behind the house, these spacious rooms can sleep up to two adults and one child - ideal for small families looking for a little extra space!
Accommodates

2 adults   2 pets  

Four Poster Lake View

Located on the first floor, facing Lake Windermere, this room is perfect for a romantic retreat for two!
Accommodates

2 adults   2 pets  

Lake View

Located on the first floor, facing Lake Windermere, this room is perfect for a romantic retreat for two!
Accommodates

2 adults   2 pets  

Ultimate Lake View

Located on the first floor, facing Lake Windermere, this fabulous room can be made into a double or twin and can sleep up to two adults and two additional children on sofa beds or z-beds.
Accommodates

2 adults   2 pets  

Dog-Friendly Nearby

In this stunning lakeside location, surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens and woodlands, the walking opportunities are endless! Super dog-friendly, Windermere provides dog-friendly Lake Cruises for an afternoon of fun with your furry friend. Visit the Lakeland Motor Museum with your four-legged friend or take a trip to Brockhole on Windermere where well-behaved pooches are welcome in the gardens, grounds, shop, exhibition area and cafes! The hotel also provides maps for Wansfell and Troutbeck walks for further exploring with your trusty hound.
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