Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria
Bed & Breakfast
+44 (0)1229 716295

Bedrooms are elegant with comfortable beds and antiques, food is home-produced and the garden is classic Cumbrian country house


4 rooms


Rooms sleep 1 – 2

The Experience

Through stone pillars is a lovely Georgian house with stunning views to the sea. Vivid blue hydrangeas make a startling contrast to its white façade and smooth green lawns. Guests have elegant bedrooms with comfortable beds and antiques. There’s a cosy sitting room with a wood-burner and beautifully laid table in the dining room; Diana is an accomplished cook who treats you to home-produced vegetables and fruits, local sausages, cakes and scones. The garden is classic Cumbrian country house with stone balustrade, box garden, fragrant roses, venerable trees and lashings of rhododendron and azalea. With the spring come wave upon wave of snowdrops and merry daffodils. A walled garden, engagingly faded in its woodland setting, tells of gardeners and summers long ago. High stone walls, covered with climbers and old roses, enclose wide herbaceous beds and an old glasshouse. This is a garden in the most wonderful setting and which Diana constantly adds to for year-round interest; its bones are good and there are lots of paths to follow, places to sit, and wildlife and birds to watch, including flycatchers and green woodpeckers.


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • 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
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • 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

& pricing

Booking information

Booking restrictions
Children over ten welcome.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Dinner, 3 courses, £30. Pub 5 miles.


Nightly price
from £70
Singles £55.
2 Doubles
From £125
2 Singles
From £70



Thank you so much for making our first visit to the Lakes so enjoyable! Without your guidance, our less than well-planned trip would have been rather hit and miss – as it was, we could not have fitted in more of the things that we really enjoy. The weekend was a great success. We are most grateful to you for your warm welcome, and your kindness and generosity during our stay. Broadgate has wonderful character and such a friendly atmosphere: ...a real treat to be given a guided tour...Once again, Di, thank you for so much for a very memorable visit and a few enjoyable hours in your company.


Diana’s house is absolutely a hidden gem in the lake District. Diana is a very warm hearted and we very much enjoyed conversation with her on various topics. She prepared us nice traditional English breakfast and guided us to the best local pub for dinner. Our stay was fantastic and way beyond our expectation. Strongly recommended!


Broadgate is such a beautiful house and our incredibly warm welcome and amazing tea and supper as well as exceptional breakfast, have really made our trip! Hope the painting goes well in the summer, and I am sure we will be back. All best wishes, Oliver and Carolyn


We had the most wonderful stay together with other family members, at Broadgate House to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. It was the most lovely setting for a formal black tie dinner, and Di cooked a superb meal. She really made the occasion very special, and made us all feel very welcome.

Sophia, Sandhurst, Kent

Many thanks for the most wonderful stay, a most beautifully preserved Georgian house with a fantastic view of the coast yet in reach of the Central Lakes. Dinner was excellent. We hope to visit again.


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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Diana Lewthwaite

  • Stunning Stately homes to visit - Muncaster Castle which is 600 years old and still owed by the same family. Holker Hall the home of the Cavendish family. Levens with its world renowned Topiary, Brantwood House home of Ruskin and Beatrix Potter's house.
  • Walk from the house to the Swinside Stone Circle, it is older than Stonehenge and steeped in mystery. Climb Black Coombe for stunning views over Cumbria and the sea. For the more adventurous, Scafell, Coniston Old Man and the Langdales are nearby.
  • For sport lovers, there is riding on the Beach with the Cumbrian Heavy Horses, a nine hole golf course at Silecroft, sailing on Coniston and swimming in the sea. Horse Racing at Cartmel most Bank Holiday weekends and some evening meetings in the Summer.
  • Food lovers are well looked after be it Michelin starred restaurants such as L'Enculme at Cartmel with its Bistro Pub - Rogans. The local Pubs serve excellent and locally sourced food. One of the top 20 Bakeries in England is at Broughton in Furness.
  • Visit the charming market town of Ulverston - home to Laurel and Hardy, with its market on Thursdays. Little restaurants and boutique shops add to its' attraction.
  • At Broadgate - in the Summer enjoy sitting outside the house with the views down across the Estuary and out to sea, in the Winter enjoy the cosy sitting room with its log burning stove.