Located just 17 minutes’ drive south of the Lake District National Park, Chequers Hotel is quietly nestled between the towns of Barrow-in-Furness and Ulverston. The hotel boasts its own bar, a restaurant and free on-site parking. Each of the rooms at the Chequers Hotel feature an en suite bathroom with either a bath or a shower, a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi access, tea and coffee making facilities and a hairdryer. The Poaka Beck Restaurant, a smart, brightly decorated restaurant serves a selection of dishes using fresh, hand-picked ingredients. Guests with special dietary requirements can also be catered for. After dining, guests can relax in the lounge bar or the communal TV area. From the hotel, Furness Abbey is less than 2 miles away. South Lakes Wild Animal Lakes, home to kangaroos, lions and tigers, is a 4-minute journey in the car. The Dock Museum is also just 11 minutes’ drive away.