Another Place - The Lake

Penrith, Cumbria
+44 (0)1768 486442
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£190 - £700
per night

Family-friendly hotel on Ullswater with a pool and a variety of bedrooms, some super-cool - swim in the lake, walk in the hills, eat well


46 rooms


Rooms sleep 2 – 5

Children welcome
Pets welcome
Babies welcome

£190 - £700 per night

The Experience

A contemporary renovation of a Lakeland country house hotel sitting on Ullswater in 18 acres rolling down to the shore. You can paddle board, swim, or set off to explore in a kayak. Head back for sofas to sink into and an indoor 20-metre pool where walls of glass frame the view and adults reign after 6pm (or before 9am). The main building dates to 1714 and comes with ornate ceilings, marble fireplaces, the odd panelled wall.

The Victorian-style Glasshouse in the grounds serves stonebaked pizzas, or you’ll find the main airy restaurant for more super food. Sofas and banquettes are in The Living Space, a child-friendly place to stop and eat, play games by the fire in the library, or slip onto the sun-trapping terrace where views shoot across the lake to mountains soaring beyond. There’s a cardio room, a hot tub, a sauna and treatment rooms, and for children, the Kids’ Zone for indoor and outdoor activities.

Bedrooms have deep mattresses and good linen – choose between those in the main building or Willow Cottage (designed by Lynsey Ford). Breakfast on bacon, eggs, DIY waffles and maple syrup.

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We think you'll love

  • The location and the stunning views
  • Bringing the family for lovely walks, kayaks, boat trips and open water and wild swimming
  • Relaxing in the swimming pool and spa
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You should know

  • It's family and dog-friendly - not for folk wanting total peace and quiet
  • There are places where dogs cannot go and times when children aren't encouraged to be around so do check
  • Fairly limited breakfast options for vegetarians


  • EV charger
  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Spa
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Fire guard
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming



Nightly price
from £190
3 Shepherd's huts for 2
From £390
3 Shepherd's huts for 4
From £390
6 Suites for 5
From £350
6 Suites for 2
From £350
28 Twin/doubles
From £190


Booking information

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Other details
Adults only swimming: 7am-9am, 6pm-9pm.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.

Acres of tracks and trails to explore.

Dogs £15 per night; £5 per night for second dog. Max. 2.

The Lake District National Park and Ullswater are at the bottom of the grounds. You can eat with your dog in The Living Space. Certain bedrooms are dog-friendly.

Rampsbeck restaurant, 3 courses, £55 pp. The Glasshouse serves pizza, cocktails & coffee Thurs-Mon. Casual dining options in The Living Space for breakfast, lunch & dinner.


Highly recommend! Situated on Ullswater, the location is just magical. Whether you are looking to swim, hike or explore charming towns/villages, all are within easy reach. We thoroughly enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere in the Glasshouse with delicious wood fired pizzas and super friendly staff.

Nicole, Bristol

Just beautiful. Everything is so nicely done and of a really high standard, but we felt perfectly comfortable, even crashing in with shabby rucksacks. Can't beat the view from the pool (and the hot tub just outside). My girlfriend would probably say that the best thing was the massage she had, but for me it's the self-serve waffle makers at breakfast every time!

Chris, Bristol

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The neighbourhood

There are loads of activities laid on by the hotel – archery, paddle boarding, open water swimming and night swimming - and plenty of grounds to romp in as well as the lake. Walks from the door are sublime, or tackle Hallin Fell, join the Ullswater Way, climb Aira Force. Hop on the Ullswater Steamer to see the whole lake and surrounding fells. Penrith has a good Saturday market and lots of cafés.

Local points of interest from Another Place

  • There are three restaurants at Another Place. The Living Space serves food all day, the Glasshouse in the grounds serves pizza from midday, and the Rampsbeck Restaurant is open every evening showcasing Cumbrian produce.
  • Another Place, The Lake is right on the shoreline with our own private jetty where you can open water and swim, standup paddlebord, and kayak from
  • The Ullswater Way is a a 20 mile trail which circumnavigates the lake, the perfect way to see the Lake District. The Lake District is also the perfect place for stargazing because their is little light pollution.
  • Ullswater is the second largest lake in England. It is 9 miles long. The Ullswater Steamers cruise the lake every day stopping at Pooley Bridge, Glenridding and Howtown.
  • The Lakes & Dales loop is a 196 mile loop around the Lake District and a great way to explore by bike. You can also ski in the Lake District from the top of Raise, a fell on the Helvellyn range between Thirlmere and Ullswater,
  • The Lake District has a full events calendar through out the year showcasing sports, food, culture and music.


Another Place

General Manager David heads up the Another Place team. The hotel was formerly known as Rampsbeck Country House and was completely redesigned in 2016, then re-opened in 2017 with 20 new bedrooms and a swimming pool. In 2022 they added the shepherd's huts, treehouse and a glasshouse on the water's edge for dining, yoga sessions and workshops.