The hotel also boasts a fantastic 17m swimming pool which overlooks the lake and is surrounded by glass panels with etched impressions of the lake land. The steam room, sauna, gymnasium, and 3 luxury spa treatment rooms (and relaxation area) finish off the leisure facilities on offer. This is an exceptional hotel and worthy of its status as probably the finest 4-star hotel in the Lake District. Its peace, tranquillity and private location are unparalleled.(GW 03/2008) A beautiful traditional hotel which enjoys lake frontage and private gardens running down to the lakeshore. This hotel is located at Newby Bridge, which is at the southern end of Lake Windermere. It is 6 miles from Bowness and Windermere station. The ever-popular Windermere cruise yachts operate from just outside the hotel, as does a steam locomotive offering trips to the local village of Haverthwaite some 10 miles further south.