Awarded Cumbria's Small Hotel of the Year just last summer...
With the Lake District being announced last year as the Britain's newest UNESCO World Heritage Site, you may well be considering a short break or longer holiday in this lovely region. Well, if you’re searching for that perfect Lake District break, then look no further! Situated on the edge of picturesque Grasmere village, and nestling in two acres of riverside gardens surrounded by majestic fells, the 2018/19 Cumbria Tourism Small Hotel of the Year, Rothay Garden is the perfect choice for a relaxing Lakeland break.
Owned and operated by Chris Carss and his dedicated team for nearly 30 years, Rothay Garden offers style, comfort, relaxation and award-winning food and professional hospitality to all its guests. Thirty beautiful bedrooms and suites, a stylish Garden Restaurant and the delightful Riverside Spa all combine to ensure you have the Lake District break that you wish for.
For many, Rothay Garden is a secret they want to keep to themselves, for others it’s a secret waiting to be discovered. Whatever the time of year, you can enjoy a special short break or holiday here in Grasmere – the jewel of the Lakes.
Rothay Garden June 12 2017
You could easily spend weeks on end exploring the pretty towns and epic scenery of the Lake District. But if you only have a short break, what would we recommend? Here are a selection of our favourite activities and things to see on your next visit.Discover some of England’s prettiest villages and townsFor anyone who dreams about simpler living, with less traffic, more space and more time to relax
Rothay Garden May 17 2016
We're delighted to say that, ahead of schedule, the main A591 Grasmere to Keswick road has re-opened following a three mile section of the road being closed since Storm Desmond and December's floods. For months, the landslip between Dunmail Raise and Thirlmere has meant that only pedestrians could move through, and that, whilst this became a bit of a tourist attraction in its own right, it obviously
April 22 2015
Flying HighFrom CH – “Our first visit to the Rothay Garden was in October , a few weeks before Chris arrived. On our next visit we were greeted by a young, enthusiastic and ambitious owner who enjoyed sport and also his work. He would clearly make his mark on Lakeland tourism .Over the years we have visited regularly and watched the vision become a reality .From those early days of a traditional