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Ornamental Gardens

Thoughtfully carved out of existing, beautifully worn and water-riven bedrock, our beautiful cascading ornamental water gardens run under and around the hotel before dropping down towards the lake. To one side sits a listed Georgian arbour with long lake views over Windermere, here at the heart of the Lake District. Woven about with paths and bridges these pools are terraced into the slope and provide a haven for wildlife that visit from our woods – intent on getting into the kitchen gardens that border two sides, with picturesque Beatrix Potter style disregard for gardeners and chefs. The perennial herbaceous borders...


Kitchen Gardens

Cradled in the bowl of our fellside the kitchen gardens sit just below the ornamental gardens, supplemented by the woodland and Lake District fellside that provide ample food for the honeybees, and the extra bonus of wild garlic in Spring plus blackberries and hazelnuts in Autumn. Old orchards line the drive and shelter the beehives, but our newer orchard planted with local strains of apple, damsons and walnuts provides most of the kitchen needs. The wildlife is as enthusiastic about reaping the harvests as we are – in suitably Beatrix Potter tradition. We make a special concession for any Red...



Climbing up the fellside behind us to Jenkins Crag, our self contained private piece of Lakeland provides perfect meandering routes with big lake views. Winding upwards through native woodland – carpeted with wildflowers throughout Spring – to emerge onto fern covered fellside, near old barns where Barn Owls roost. You don’t have to leave our grounds to savour the real Lake District. We’re working to bring Red Squirrels back to the haven of our woods, a biodiverse micro climate filled with a huge variety of birds and exotic looking moths, as well as deer who nonchalantly emerge to stroll past...


More than a hotel

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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