The Samling Hotel :: Experiences
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We can offer you bespoke personal experiences of life here at The Samling. Our exceptional award winning Wine Cellar, and meticulously curated bar selection are well worth exploring in depth.

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Take time with our Sommelier Robert Patla, or Beverages Team to learn more about the worlds of fine wine, or finest spirits and liquors – and how to sensationally combine hem! Satisfy your curiosity or fulfil a dream, we’re happy to help.

And whilst you can relax and just savour our spectacular view from the hotel, we know an astounding range of people who will help you experience the beautiful and historic Lake District in depth.

Deemed a ‘Cultural Landscape’ worthy of Unesco World Heritage status, and simultaneously the UK’s Adventure Capital, we can put you in touch with people who will show you Prehistoric Stone Circles, sites of Arthurian legend, those famous Daffodils, Turner paintings, and where Peter Rabbit was born. Or, you can ice axe your way along precipitous mountain ‘Edges’ with the guidance of the LDNPA’s Winter time Fell Top Assessors. Climb up a series of tumbling waterfalls, (we have great waterfalls), or pootle in a rowing boat on a choice of lakes and meres in the shade of Temperate Rainforest.

We send you a list of activities as part of your booking confirmation, and include full details in your room information on arrival. Take a tour of our world class literary homes – The Wordsworth Trust at Dove Cottage and Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top

Be taken back to the Lakes’ violent Border warring past where the legend of Excalibur was inspired by King Dunmail’s defiant gesture in the face of defeat by the Roman and Scottish armies; and where Mary Queen of Scots was held prisoner at Lowther Castle, (now home to contemporary Dan Pearson Gardens). All predated by a large and active Prehistoric population who practically littered the hilltops with Stone Circles and Henges.

Just ask and we’ll do our best to help you explore.

Read more about experiences on the other pages, and call 015394 31922 for more information and to check availability.

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Glamping

Escape to the woodlands and rolling hills of the Lake District for some Windermere glamping with The Samling’s new ‘Wilderness Adventure’. Ideal for those craving some escapism after a challenging year, this 2 or 3 night break brings together the very best of The Samling’s renowned hospitality with a taste of the great outdoors. Nestled in 65 acres of meadows, ancient woodlands teeming with wildlife, gardens and rolling hills, The Samling has breath-taking views across Lake Windermere, and this spring their new package invites guests to bond with nature with absolute luxury with a taste of Lake District glamping. At...

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Private Hot Tub

Hidden in the woodlands, a short meander from the main building, cocooned neatly into the hillside, you will find our stunning, private hot tub. Celebrated as one of the ‘best views in the world' by The Sunday Times, our outdoor hot tub offers totally privacy for guests, inviting them to sink into the bubbling water with a glass of champagne to take in the outstanding views down the hillside, across the meadows and onto Lake Windermere. Here, naturally screened from the outside world by the flourished gardens, guests can let their cares soak away, and emerge refreshed and revitalised. Guests...

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Romantic Breaks

Find time for each other and escape to the rolling meadows, dappled woodlands and fells of the Lake District which have inspired romantic poets through the ages. Enjoy meandering walks through wild flower filled meadows, explore the gardens and take to the water on Lake Windermere. Revel in a candlelit dinner prepared by our head chef, or for an intimate and unique experience – enjoy The Chef’s Table for an immersive experience like no other. Afterwards sink into the hot tub, hidden on the hillside, with a glass of champagne, and enjoy the brightest of stargazing. At The Samling, which...

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Wilderness Adventure

Escape to the woodlands and rolling hills of the Lake District this spring, with The Samling’s new ‘Wilderness Adventure’. Ideal for those craving some escapism after a challenging year, this 2 or 3 night break brings together the very best of The Samling’s renowned hospitality with a taste of the great outdoors. Nestled in 65 acres of meadows, ancient woodlands teeming with wildlife, gardens and rolling hills, The Samling has breath-taking views across Lake Windermere, and this spring their new package invites guests to bond with nature with absolute luxury. At the top of the hillside, cocooned next to the...

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Wine Tasting

Either leave it to our Sommeliers recommendation or explore a region, a vintage from a special year you want to celebrate, or ask for a surprise to challenge any wine ruts you may find yourself in. We have the Coravin system, to enable sampling of very precious bottles, should you wish to assuage curiosity without the commitment to a full bottle. If you do have a special request please do let us know at the time of booking – please note bespoke tastings are priced individually and accordingly. We are dedicated to collecting one of the best Wine Cellars in...

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